Far Left Attacks FNC for Telling Reporters Not to Take Sides in Climat

December 15th, 2010 1:03 PM
The total inability of the far-left Fox News haters to conjure up any real controversy about the cable channel demonstrates just how reasonable and measured Fox's coverage generally is. The latest Fox "scandal": DC bureau chief Bill Sammon told staff to refrain from pronouncing one side of the climate change debate unequivocally correct. That's right, Sammon's insistence…

New Yorker’s Remnick: ‘Palin’s Career Would Be Eliminated’ If

February 9th, 2010 4:06 PM
On Tuesday’s Morning Joe on MSNBC, on the same show in which host Joe Scarborough had earlier complained about FNC’s Bill Sammon claiming that the media "hate" Sarah Palin, guest David Remnick of the New Yorker magazine -- formerly of the Washington Post--  declared that "Sarah Palin’s entire career would be eliminated" if Americans were influenced by seeing "…

Scarborough Slams FNC’s Sammon: Media Don’t ‘Hate’ Palin, But

February 9th, 2010 1:41 PM
On Tuesday’s Morning Joe, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough took exception with FNC analyst Bill Sammon for using the word "hate" to describe mainstream media sentiment toward Sarah Palin, contending that "you can't just say that people ‘hate’ Sarah Palin." But, while he spent more than two minutes complaining about Sammon’s use of the word "hate," Scarborough seemed to…

NBC's Todd: Fox News Trying To 'Undermine' MSM

February 9th, 2010 8:14 AM
Fox News has a business strategy of seeking to "undermine" the MSM by alleging that it has a liberal bias.   That was Chuck Todd's assertion on Morning Joe today.Todd, NBC's political director and chief White House correspondent, was reacting to Fox News Washington managing editor Bill Sammon's statement on "Fox News Sunday" that "the mainstream media hates the tea party…

Politico's Calderone Has a Woefully Bad Memory When It Comes to TEA Pa

February 8th, 2010 8:51 AM
UPDATE II: Politico Executive Editor and Co-Founder Jim VandeHei on Monday appeared on Fox News Channel's O'Reilly Factor to defend the indefensible (video at right; audio here). UPDATE (below the fold): Calderone responds to us in electronic print. ----------------------------- The Politico's Michael Calderone on Sunday wrote the following headline and first paragraph. With what would appear…

Fox's Wallace Highlights NYT's Kennedy v Helms Obit Contrast

August 31st, 2009 1:00 PM
On the August 30 Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace seemed to pick up on Clay Waters' NewsBusters item, earlier posted at TimesWatch, pointing out the blatant double standard between the New York Times obituary for conservative Republican Senator Jesse Helms and that of liberal Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy.Near the end of Sunday's show, Wallace read from the first paragraph from each obituary…

Press Largely Ignored Hostile Protester Rhetoric Towards Bush

August 13th, 2009 10:12 AM
UPDATE: video added at end of post with footage of the Portland protest.As Obama-loving media continue their assault on town hall meeting protesters, they seem to have forgotten how they covered civil disobedience when George W. Bush was in the White House.As Fox News's Bill Sammon pointed out Wednesday, when former President Bush was greeted by hostile protesters on a fund raising trip to…

Biden's Latest Whoppers on Meetings With Bush: Something You'll Likely

April 9th, 2009 2:45 PM
That Joe Biden and the truth have been distant acquaintances from time to time was recently seen in March (at NewsBusters; at BizzyBlog) when the Vice President claimed that Louisiana was losing 400 jobs a day. Louisiana at the time was actually gaining jobs.The math-challenged Biden, who infamously said during the presidential campaign that the word “jobs” has three letters, is now making claims…

In ChiCom Tank: 'Fox News Watch' Rips NBC's Olympics Coverage

December 27th, 2008 8:41 PM
Chinese divers won a record seven gold medals during the 2008 Olympics.  But even they didn't leap as headlong into the Beijing tank as did NBC.  That's how you might describe the collective verdict of the Fox News Watch panel this evening on NBC's regime-friendly coverage.  The subject arose as part of the show's Year in Review, and began with a clip of Matt Lauer unctuously questioning a ChiCom…

Clinton Campaign Hires Sandy Berger; Will MSM Report It

October 8th, 2007 5:25 PM