Be Like Finland? CBS Says U.S. Doesn't Measure Up in Giving Free Stuff
March 5th, 2019 6:31 PM
CBS This Morning journalists on Tuesday spent an entire segment hyping the glories of Finland and the country's free stuff, chiding the United States for falling behind. With very little discussion on the nation's high taxes, foreign correspondent Holly Williams and the show’s hosts praised the country’s paid maternity leave, hospital care and even supposedly free…
On Saturday, Nets Gloss Over 'Scathing' Report on V.A. Scandal, ABC Ig
June 29th, 2014 4:56 PM
After Friday's World News on ABC ignored the White House report on the infamous problems with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Saturday's Good Morning America on ABC also ignored the scandal, while CBS This Morning Saturday and NBC's Today show -- both of which are two-hour programs - only ran short briefs, the one on CBS totaling 25 seconds and the one on NBC 19 seconds.
GMA Swoons Over Katy Perry Attending Hillary Clinton Book Signing
June 22nd, 2014 10:08 AM
On Sunday, June 22, ABC’s Good Morning America gushed over a photo of musician Katy Perry taking a photo with Hillary Clinton at a book signing for Clinton’s book “Hard Choices.”
ABC’s Sara Haines gushed at the Instagram photo of Ms. Clinton and Katy Perry and hyped how Perry “Was excited enough to share this Instagram photo with fans and even wrote a…
ABC, NBC Promote ‘Rising Star’ Julian Castro Being Tapped for Obam
May 18th, 2014 10:29 AM
On Sunday, May 18, ABC’s Good Morning America and NBC’s Today hyped President Obama’s selection of Julian Castro, Democratic Mayor of San Antonio, to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Both NBC’s Jenna Wolfe and ABC’s Ron Claiborne beamed at how Castro is a “rising star in the Democratic Party” with Wolfe praising how “…
GMA Proclaims Chelsea Clinton’s Baby Will Help Hillary Counter Her
April 20th, 2014 9:16 AM
Chelsea Clinton announced this week that she and her husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their first child, and the big three networks dutifully heaped enormous praise on the entire Clinton family. After the initial fawning coverage on April 17 and 18, ABC’s Good Morning America took the Clinton baby obsession to a new level on Sunday April 20.
ABC’s Susan Saulny began the 2…
ABC on Chelsea Clinton's Pregnancy: 'Move Over, Prince George'; U.S. H
April 18th, 2014 10:35 AM
According to the liberal network journalists, being part of a Democratic family makes you "royalty." Reporters on ABC, CBS and NBC gushed over the announcement that Chelsea Clinton is pregnant. Good Morning America's Bianna Golodryga enthused, "Move over, Prince George, though. This morning, Americans have their own royal, or, rather, presidential baby, to look forward to.…
ABC Pushes Anti-Catholic 'Philomena' as a 'Touching,' 'True' 'Winner
February 20th, 2014 3:51 PM
Good Morning America's Bianna Golodrygra on Thursday promoted the anti-Catholic film Philomena as a "touching," "true story." The ABC journalist spun the movie as largely uncontroversial and a "clear winner with audiences everywhere." [See video below. MP3 audio here.]
Golodryga downplayed the film's harsh anti-Catholic plot points and soft-…
$500 Billion of Bias: Networks Ignore Farm Bill Waste, Abuse in Every
February 4th, 2014 10:27 AM
In spite of the massive half-trillion dollar price tag, the farm bill didn’t get much attention from the broadcast network news shows, although a compromise version may get congressional approval very soon.
Since Jan. 1, 2013, when they reported that the nation was facing a “milk cliff” in which dairy prices would skyrocket if a farm bill wasn’t passed, ABC, CBS and…
GMA Hypes Christie’s ‘Very Personal Attack’ Against Former Staff
February 2nd, 2014 11:22 AM
Supposed new revelations have emerged in the “Bridgegate” scandal by former New Jersey Port Authority official David Wildstein claim that Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) knew about the George Washington Bridge lane closures earlier than the governor claimed. Despite Wildstein’s failure to provide any evidence for his claims, ABC’s Good Morning America pounced and played…
NBC, ABC Gush Over Michelle Obama’s 50th Birthday: ‘Hottest Party
January 19th, 2014 2:02 PM
First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated her 50th birthday on Saturday night, and NBC and ABC couldn’t hold back their excitement during their Sunday morning broadcasts. The two networks both offered full reports as they cheered on the First Lady at the “country’s most exclusive dance party.”
ABC’s Susan Saulny began her report and called The White House “party…
Saturday GMA Devotes 10x More Coverage to De Blasio's Pizza Faux Pas T
January 13th, 2014 5:12 PM
Some important ObamaCare news broke late on Friday when the Obama administration announced it was dropping CGI, the contractor that built the inept healthcare.gov website, and replacing it with technology consulting firm Accenture. On top of that, on Friday, the Republican-led House passed a bill -- with a substantial number of Democrats joining in -- to partially address security concerns…
CBS Spotlights Sotomayor's Stay of ObamaCare's Contraception Mandate
January 2nd, 2014 5:55 PM
CBS stood out as the only Big Three network to devote full coverage to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's Tuesday night stay of the federal government's birth control/abortifacient mandate under ObamaCare. As of Thursday morning, CBS This Morning and CBS Evening News devoted three full reports and a news brief to the ruling against the controversial regulation.
By contrast, NBC…
ABC Parrots Obama: Government Shutdown Would Cripple 'Weak' GOP for a
August 19th, 2013 12:41 PM
Former Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos on Sunday parroted Barack Obama's talking points, insisting that a shutdown of the government would wound a "weak" Republican Party for a "generation." On Good Morning America, Stephanopoulos touted the President for "cutting his vacation short" due to unrest in Egypt.
After allowing that Obama…
ABC's Dan Abrams On Zimmerman: 'I Don't See How A Jury Convicts
July 6th, 2013 8:10 AM
No wonder Dan Abrams left MSNBC . . . The former legal analyst at the "Lean Forward" network, now at ABC, expressed an opinion this morning that would surely be unwelcome at his former shop.
Guest-hosting on Good Morning America, Abrams opined that as a legal matter "I don't see how a jury convicts" George Zimmerman of murder or manslaughter. Abrams sees…