ABC Extols: 'Hilarious,' 'Funny' 'Comedian-in-Chief' 'Was on Fire' at

April 29th, 2013 4:38 PM
The journalists at Good Morning America gushed over Barack Obama's performance at the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday. On Sunday and Monday's program, the reporters enthused over the "hilarious" "comedian-in-chief" who was "on fire." On Monday's program, former Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos fawned over a…

Only Off By 102,000; ABC Jumps the Gun and Announces 'Expected' Job Ga

April 5th, 2013 11:56 AM
Oops. Good Morning America on Friday preemptively announced "expected" job creation for the month of March totaling 190,000. In reality, 88,000 jobs were created. The ABC morning show was only off by 102,000 jobs. At 7:10am, about 75 minutes before the release of the actual numbers, reporter Linzie Janis insited, "The government's jobs report is out this morning. It's…

ABC Foams Over 'Racial' Gaffe By Republican Congressman: 11 References

April 1st, 2013 12:22 PM
The reporters and hosts of Good Morning America really want you to know something: Don Young is a Republican. The ABC morning show on Saturday featured 11 mentions of the Congressman's party affiliation in a span of just two minutes. Young referred to "wetbacks" in an interview last week. An ABC graphic blared, "Congressman uses racist term." Co-host Bianna Golodryga…

Video: Noyes, Varney Discuss Media's Hype of Sequester, Befuddlement T

March 7th, 2013 12:42 PM
In the fortnight leading up to the sequester, the broadcast networks ABC, CBS, and NBC wrung their hands about "all the catastrophes that would happen if these cuts went through," NewsBusters senior editor Rich Noyes noted on the March 7 edition of Fox Business Network's Varney & Co. Since, then, however, "they've spent no time asking how is the White House going to…

ABC's Bianna Golodryga: Isn't It 'Kind of Sad' That Investors Are Shru

March 5th, 2013 12:17 PM
After hyping a "fiscal emergency" that could "vaporize" America, the journalists at Good Morning America seemed slightly puzzled that daily life has continued. GMA anchor George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday talked to reporter Bianna Golodryga and marveled, "...Investors seem to be shrugging off any economic impact from the stalemate in Washington, those across the board…

ABC: Are Some Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Pictures Racist

February 17th, 2013 8:05 PM
Talk about your phony controversies. On ABC's Good Morning America Sunday, they actually did a segment addressing whether or not some of the pictures taken during the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue photo shoots were - wait for it! - racist (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Bozell Column: Paul Ryan Is Not Freddy Krueger

August 14th, 2012 11:02 PM
Mitt Romney made a smart executive decision selecting Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate. Ryan’s genial personality, serious policy wonkery, and political courage have dazzled conservatives and won respect even in a  few liberal circles. Romney scores points for political courage as well. He knew liberal politicians and journalists would talk in punishing terms about…

Networks Falsely Slam Ryan as Spending Cutter Who Could ‘Destroy

August 11th, 2012 11:26 AM
Previewing the choice of Paul Ryan as the GOP vice presidential candidate, the ABC, CBS and NBC morning shows all used Democratic framing to describe the House GOP budget plan that Ryan championed as a plan to, as CBS’s Bob Schieffer put it, “cut more than $5 trillion over the next ten years.” ABC’s Bianna Golodryga passed along the demagogic rhetoric of liberals:…

ABC's Golodryga Gushes: 'Harry Reid, Always One to Speak His Mind

August 4th, 2012 9:38 AM
On Saturday's Good Morning America on ABC, co-host Bianna Golodryga seemed to admire Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for making an unsubstantiated charge that Mitt Romney had not paid taxes in 10 years, as she ended a short discussion of the smear by gushing: "Harry Reid, always one to speak his mind," inspiring a chuckle from correspondent David Kerley.

ABC Plays Up Bloomberg's Call for More Gun Control, But Admits It Won

July 23rd, 2012 12:48 PM
Good Morning America Sunday co-host Bianna Golodryga played up calls by liberal Mayor Michael Bloomberg for more gun control in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. This occurred even as George Stephanopoulos conceded that no new gun control legislation would be passed. Golodryga touted, "One person who is very outspoken about it, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that…

ABC Anchors Side With Bristol Palin Over Lawsuit Story

June 18th, 2012 7:54 AM
On Sunday's Good Morning America, anchors Dan Harris and Bianna Golodryga defended Bristol Palin as they plugged a report on a man suing Bristol for including in her reality show a clip of herself confronting him as he berated her mother, Sarah Palin. After playing a clip of the exchange which took place in a bar, Harris observed:

ABC Links Dan Quayle’s ‘Potatoe’ to His Son: ‘Dust off the Jok

August 16th, 2010 2:00 PM
Saturday’s Good Morning America on ABC devoted a full report to former Vice President Dan Quayle’s son Ben’s run for Congress in Arizona, focusing primarily on perceived gaffes by both him and his father. As anchor John Berman set up the report, he gave the impression that he views the former Vice President primarily as a joke: "It's time to dust off the jokes and hold on to your potatoes.…