NYT Leaves Out Vital Scene About Anti-Muhammed Video: Benghazi

May 20th, 2015 10:30 AM
When Hollywood-based New York Times reporter Brooke Barnes filed "Censoring Anti-Muslim Video Was Wrong, Court Says," on Tuesday, one vital scene was left on the cutting room floor, which could have reminded readers of an inconvenient controversy involving Hillary Clinton: Benghazi. In 2012, Barnes co-wrote a slanted story on the same subject -- the Youtube clip blamed for mass rioting…

Obama Admin Officials to New Yorker Mag: Libyan Chaos Is GOP's Fault

February 17th, 2015 10:45 PM
In a rundown of the deteriorating situation in Libya in its February 23 issue, New Yorker Magazine's Jon Lee Anderson quoted "a senior (Obama) Administration official" (the capital "A" is Anderson's) who, incredibly, claimed that the country's descent into virtual chaos resulted from "the politicization" of the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack which…
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Networks Black Out Coverage of Benghazi Hearing

September 17th, 2014 10:56 PM
The major broadcast networks on Wednesday refused to cover the first hearing held by the House Select Committee on Benghazi to begin assessing what happened in the 2012 attack that left U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, foreign service officer Sean Smith, and CIA contractors Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty dead. Between their morning and evening newscasts, the “big three” networks of ABC…

O'Reilly, Mattera Clash Over 'Ambush Journalism' on Hillary Clinton's

June 27th, 2014 11:28 PM
During the Wednesday evening episode of The O'Reilly Factor, Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly slammed conservative activist Jason Mattera's “ambush journalism” of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, calling it “unacceptable” to use “a horrendous act of terror to make a political point.” After Martha MacCallum, another Fox anchor,…

AP's Klapper Ignores His Own Oct. 2012 Stories in Painting Benghazi Pa

May 20th, 2014 3:09 PM
If there was ever drop-dead obvious proof that it's more than fair to call the Associated Press the Administration's Press, it's in the opening phrase of the first sentence of the wire service's Monday morning report on the House's select committee on Benghazi: "Republicans hoping to ride their Benghazi investigation to a November election sweep ..." As far as…

CBS Evening News Finally Notices Benghazi Emails; Discloses Exec.'s Fa

May 2nd, 2014 8:34 PM
On Friday, CBS Evening News caught up with its Big Three competitors and reported on the latest developments on the controversy surrounding the September 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. facility in Benghazi, Libya. CBS also finally mentioned its own president's family connection to a White House official involved in the Obama administration's handling of the immediate aftermath of the…

HBO To Make Benghazi Movie

September 20th, 2013 12:02 PM
According to Barack Obama, his Party, and their media minions, Benghazi is a "phony scandal." The folks at HBO mustn't think so, for according to the Hollywood Reporter, the cable network has just optioned New York Times best-seller "Under Fire: The Untold Story of the Attack in Benghazi" as a telepic to be executive produced by Jerry Weintraub.

Sharyl Attkisson Spotlights Benghazi Inquiry; First On-Air Report in O

September 16th, 2013 3:25 PM
On Monday's CBS This Morning, Sharyl Attkisson pointed out the "potential conflict of interest" in the ongoing controversy over the Islamist attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya. Attkisson detailed how congressional Republican are scrutinizing Undersecretary of State Patrick Kennedy's involvement in naming staff to the Accountability Review Board, even as it was…

CBS Omits Attkisson's Scoop on Kerry's Refusal to Let Benghazi Survivo

September 12th, 2013 12:42 PM
As of Thursday morning, CBS's morning and evening newscasts have yet to mention a revelation made by their own investigative correspondent, Sharyl Attkisson, on Tuesday – that Secretary of State John Kerry told Congress "he will not honor the request to make Benghazi survivors available for questioning." Wednesday's CBS Evening News aired a full report on the State…

CBS's Attkisson: Obama Admin. Has Stonewalled on Benghazi Since Octobe

January 22nd, 2013 6:08 PM
On Tuesday, CBS's Sharyl Attkisson broke on Twitter that the Obama administration "has indicated that it will not be answering Benghazi question we've been asking since Oct." Attkisson, who has provided hard-hitting reporting on the September 11, 2012 Islamist attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, listed many of the questions that the executive branch has yet to answer about…

CBS's 2012 Recap Glosses Over Key Aspects of Benghazi Attack Controver

January 2nd, 2013 7:20 PM
During a retrospective on 2012 on the December 30, 2012 edition of CBS's Sunday Morning, Charles Osgood ludicrously oversimplified the continuing scandal over the September 11, 2012 Islamist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Osgood conspicuously omitted U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice's Sunday show appearances five days after the assault, which conflicted with intelligence…

Benghazi a Blip on Media's Radar - Less Than 2 Minutes of Coverage on

November 2nd, 2012 4:20 PM
As the Big Three's evening newscasts ignored the latest in the controversy over the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya for seven straight days, their morning shows aren't doing much better. On Friday, ABC's Good Morning America and CBS This Morning together devoted less than two minutes of air time - 1 minute, 50 seconds - to the ambush that killed Ambassador…

Snooki, Vacuum Inventor Interviews Get More Air Time Than Benghazi

October 24th, 2012 5:27 PM
NBC's Today on Wednesday glossed over the State Department e-mails showing that the Obama administration knew that the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya was carried out by terrorists. Their colleagues at ABC and CBS also minimized their coverage of this latest development, as they boosted the latest slam on Republicans from David Axelrod and the President's reelection…

Libya E-mails Break; Morning Shows Minimize Pressure on Team Obama

October 24th, 2012 12:37 PM
On Tuesday evening, CBS broke wide open a story on State Department e-mails showing the White House knew on September 11 that the consulate in Benghazi was subjected to a terrorist attack, and that terrorists took credit on Facebook and Twitter. But by Wednesday, the three network morning shows weren't leaping to follow up. ABC and CBS combined devoted just over a minute to the story, while…