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Broken Dam? NBC Press Panel Shocked By Cuomo, ABCer Calls for Ouster

February 28th, 2021 4:00 PM

Had the dam finally broken? While CBS was the lone broadcast network hold out hiding the latest sexual harassment allegation against Governor Chris Cuomo on their major programs on Sunday, the panels on ABC’s This Week and NBC’s Meet the Press were shocked and disgusted, with one Democratic panelist saying it was time him to go.

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NBC Panel Debates How Often Media Should Call President Trump a Liar

June 17th, 2018 1:39 PM
President Obama constantly told falsehoods to the American people about how his policies worked, how they would be implemented, and what the benefits were. His most famous one, “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it” got him the Lie of the Year. But when President Trump does his own spinning, it all of a sudden becomes a moral conundrum for the liberal media. The stacked…
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NBC’s Chuck Todd Promotes Abolishing the Second Amendment

February 18th, 2018 4:52 PM
In an appearance on NBC’s Sunday Today early that morning, moderator Chuck Todd lambasted Republicans for being the reason gun control efforts were making no progress since they were in control of the House, Senate, and the Presidency. Todd ratcheted up his anti-gun stance during Meet the Press by promoting radical calls to abolish the right to bear arms by repealing the Second Amendment.…
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MSNBC: ‘Narrative’ of Unverified Trump Book ‘Has Already Taken Hold'

January 4th, 2018 4:27 PM
At the top of her show on Thursday, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell was giddy as she declared that Michael Wolff’s salacious and unverified tell-all book about the Trump administration must have the White House “completely rattled.” Even as she admitted that all the details may not be true: “It’s hard to know what is actually fact and what isn’t, a lot is in…

Reporters Falsely Claim Ivanka Trump Will Control World Bank Fund

May 22nd, 2017 9:14 PM
When it comes to "news" which might discredit Donald Trump or a member of his family, the modus operandi for too many in the press is, "Tweet and report first, ask questions later (if at all)." On Sunday, several media members couldn't resist falsely tweeting that Ivanka Trump will somehow control $100 million pledged by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to…

WSJ Doesn't Disclose Structuring of $1.3B Paid to Iran in Cash

September 7th, 2016 11:53 AM
In early August, the Wall Street Journal reported that "The Obama administration secretly organized an airlift of $400 million worth of cash to Iran that coincided with the January release of four Americans detained in Tehran." Two weeks later, the administration acknowledged that the cash "was used as 'leverage' to gain the release of American prisoners" —…

CNN Admits ObamaCare 'Still a Liability,' But Hypes 'Major Milestone

March 18th, 2014 6:52 PM
In a refreshing change of pace, CNN's John King skeptically wondered on Tuesday's New Day about the White House touting the five million "enrollments" in ObamaCare: "They wanted to get the seven million by March 31 – unlikely they'll get there....How important are the next couple of weeks, and...if they get to six, can they spin that as a success, or is this…

Incomplete WSJ Report Notes That 'Policy Advisers' Were Overruled by

November 3rd, 2013 4:28 PM
On Saturday morning, three Wall Street Journal reporters told readers that as President Obama was promoting Obamacare, there was internal debate between "policy advisers" and "political aides" as to whether the President's obviously unqualified and unconditional "If you like your plan, you can keep your plan" statement, made roughly 20 times between his…

In 66-Paragraph Masterpiece, WSJ Details 'Head-Spinning Reversal on Ch

September 16th, 2013 7:13 PM
It was bound to be overshadowed by breaking news of the fatal Washington Navy Yard shooting this morning, but today's Wall Street Journal front-pager, "Inside White House, a Head-Spinning Reversal on Chemical Weapons," would have likely gone unnoticed by the liberal broadcast and cable media regardless. In a 66-paragraph masterpiece, Journal reporters Adam Entous, Janet Hook,…

Live Blog: President Obama's August 9 Press Conference

August 9th, 2013 3:09 PM
President Obama is taking questions from the news media. In the comments section, tell us what you would ask if you were a White House reporter. I'll be covering the questions journalists ask of the president below the page break. As always, I'm doing this on the fly, so transcriptions of questions may be imperfect:

Reporters Visiting WH for Off-the-Record Lunch Work For Pubs That Dema

August 13th, 2010 9:59 PM
File the news in this report filed late yesterday afternoon by Michael Calderone and John Cook at Yahoo's Upshot Blog under "D" for Double Standards: White House reporters mum on Obama lunch, even as papers back transparency White House reporters are keeping quiet about an off-the-record lunch today with President Obama — even those at news organizations who've advocated in the past…

NBC Laments Media-Generated 'Bubble' Around Obama

December 30th, 2008 9:29 PM
On Tuesday morning’s Today show, NBC substitute anchor Lester Holt and correspondent Savannah Guthrie all but expressed regret over President-Elect Barack Obama having to make an “adjustment” -- not being able to “just pick up and go anytime he wants” due to “not just Secret Service, but a traveling corps of journalists now follows his every move, even in Hawaii.” Guthrie reported on the “signs…

Politico Celebrates 'Rahmbonics

November 13th, 2008 11:45 AM
Imagine if you will, President Bush or Gov. Sarah Palin saying the following in a sit down interview or a Sunday morning show appearance: We had a crisis, we kicked it down the can.... These are – just taking those two examples, these are crises you can no longer afford to kick down the can.... The crisis we have here, the American people know we have one and they are ready and willing to start…