Obama's Latest Moves to Close Gitmo A Mere Blip On Networks' Radar

October 10th, 2013 3:50 PM
Charlie Rose's 18-second news brief on Thursday's CBS This Morning is the sole Big Three network mention so far of the Obama administration's decision to review the cases of dozens of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay in preparation for the possible release. Both ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today ignored this latest development in the ongoing controversy over the…

That Hunger Strike at Gitmo is a 'Real Crisis', Rachel Maddow Worries

May 1st, 2013 7:58 PM
More potential jihadist attacks against American civilians in the wake of the Boston bombings? Not worthy of further attention from Rachel Maddow. Instead, Maddow is more concerned with that "real crisis" down at Guantanamo, of prisoners starving themselves. If future media critics ever want a quintessential example of the Maddow show, they could do worse than watch her program from…

Naval Cmdr Files Complaint Against Journalist for ‘Sexual Harassment

July 25th, 2009 3:59 AM
Over at Media Bistro, we find an odd story that has it all: foul language, boorish behavior, sexual harassment, a male U.S. Navy officer, and a female journalist. Only the story isn’t what you might think it would be considering the ingredients. In this case it is the naval officer filing a complaint against the female reporter for sexual harassment. Media Bistro has learned that US Navy…