Rude Michael Brown Filmmaker Goes Ballistic on FNC’s Martha MacCallum
March 14th, 2017 9:07 PM
In what could only be described as one of the most cringe-worthy and disrespectful interview to date, Fox News Channel host Martha MacCallum took on a petulant filmmaker in Jason Pollock and his “documentary” on the murder of Michael Brown during Monday night’s First 100 Days.
Sharpton Snaps at Kelly to ‘Calm Down’ When Challenged on Ferguson
April 14th, 2016 1:00 AM
Along with addressing her meeting with Donald Trump earlier in the day, Kelly File host Megyn Kelly began Wednesday’s show by clashing with MSNBC host/liberal activist Reverend Al Sharpton over what transpired in Ferguson, Missouri to the point that Sharpton rudely told Kelly to “calm down.”
NY Times Public Editor Makes a Mea Culpa on Ferguson Case
March 23rd, 2015 10:16 PM
New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan on Monday made a mea culpa for her past criticism of her paper's reporting on the racially-charged Ferguson case, when she called out a Times lead story for including the views of anonymous sources who supported police officer Darren Wilson's account of the shooting of Michael Brown -- a view eventually vindicated by the Obama Justice Department.
Cuomo Promises CNN Will Help 'Shame' Congress Into Acting on Education
January 14th, 2015 5:40 PM
During Wednesday's edition of the Cable News Network's New Day morning program, co-host Chris Cuomo took the unusual step of vowing to help Arne Duncan, secretary of education in president Barack Obama's administration, to “go on a shame campaign with Congress to get them to act” on an issue dealing with education. Cuomo made the remark during an exchange regarding the White House proposal to…
Former RNC Chair: 'A Black Man's Life Is Not Worth a Ham Sandwich'
December 4th, 2014 8:24 PM
With the past weeks' lack of grand jury indictments regarding police officers who killed African-Americans in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City, it was only a matter of time before someone dredged up the old cliché that “a good prosecutor could indict a ham sandwich.” It finally happened during the Thursday edition of MSNBC's Now with Alex Wagner, when Michael Steele, a black former chairman of…
Poll: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision More Popular Than President Obama
December 2nd, 2014 7:48 PM
Now that the tumult over the decision by the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the death of black 18-year-old Michael Brown has begun to subside, the Washington Post and ABC News commissioned a poll to determine what people across the country think about the choice, and the survey resulted in some surprising numbers. By a margin of 48 to 45 percent…
Ferguson 'Hands Up' Makes House Floor; Politico Fails to Flag As Bogus
December 2nd, 2014 1:41 PM
Certain members of Congress abused their positions Monday to imply that "Hands up, don't shoot" was something Michael Brown actually said before he was killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri in August. On Friday, the Associated Press irresponsibly gave voice to those who say that the slogan is now a "metaphor" for police brutality targeted against blacks, even though the…
‘Big Three’ Provide Free Publicity For Obama’s Ferguson Summit
December 2nd, 2014 11:00 AM
On Monday, President Obama hosted “activists and officials including police” for a summit in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting. Following the event, all three network morning shows gave the White House event ample publicity during their Tuesday morning broadcasts. While the “big three” (ABC, CBS, and NBC) networks did their best to promote President Obama’s initiative, all three omitted the…
CNN 'Breaks' Months-Old News About Brown Family's 'Expert'
November 30th, 2014 11:56 PM
The establishment press's performance in Ferguson has certainly been disgraceful, especially its role in turning one local death into a national obsession. One element of that buildup involves Shawn Parcells, one of two men hired by the family of Michael Brown, the 18 year-old man who was killed in an altercation with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in early August, to look into his death…
NBC Legal Analyst Falsely Tweets: Wilson Called Michael Brown an 'It'
November 28th, 2014 7:32 PM
Lisa Bloom describes herself as a "Fighter for justice at my law firm, The Bloom Firm," and is "legal analyst for NBC News & Avvo." NBC and Avvo should seriously reconsider their relationships with Ms. Bloom. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, she seethed over the grand jury's failure to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Since then, she's been…
CNN Analyst Agrees 'Racism Without Racists' Is New Threat to America
November 28th, 2014 5:32 PM
Even though It's only been a few days since the grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., decided not to charge police officer Darren Wilson with any crimes connected to his shooting of black 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9, racism has become a hot topic for columnists and commentators. One extensive discussion on the subject was “The New Threat: Racism Without Racists,” which was written by John Blake…
AP Pair: Brown's Hands Weren't Up, But 'For Some, That's Irrelevant'
November 28th, 2014 4:55 PM
To grievance-mongers in the fever swamp, Trayvon Martin will always be a cute little kid who had just bought Skittles and iced tea, and then got shot by a bloodthirsty racist on neighborhood watch. The truth — that Martin bought Skittles and AriZona Watermelon Fruit Juice Cocktail, two of the three key ingredients in a mind-altering, dangerous concoction known as "lean," and that Martin's autopsy…
NYT Spreads Skepticism on Ferguson; Cops an 'Alien, Occupying Force'
November 27th, 2014 12:27 PM
The New York Times continued to spread skepticism about the decision by a grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., not to seek criminal charges against a white police officer who shot a black teenager. The Times hypocritically upended its own liberal sensibility by suggesting more prosecutorial zeal would have been a good thing in this particular case. And a lead editorial likened the Ferguson police to "an…
Ed Show: Wilson 'Crafted Answers'; Tea Party Wants Him for Congress
November 27th, 2014 7:07 AM
During his MSNBC show on Wednesday night, Ed Schultz and guest Mike Papantonio devoted five minutes to promoting, among other things, their beliefs that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson “crafted his answers” to the grand jury and in his interview with ABC News “to match the law” and that Fox News, the tea party, and conservatives will soon want their “made-for-TV folk hero” in Wilson to run…