Only CBS Evening News Covers Latest IRS Hearings

June 24th, 2014 8:12 PM
On June 23 and 24, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held multiple hearings surrounding the revelations that the hard drive of former IRS executive Lois Lerner had been destroyed containing thousands of emails pertinent to the investigation of their targeting of conservative groups.  Despite the new details and the subsequent congressional hearings, the CBS Evening News…

Bill Clinton Defends Wife Hillary's 'Dead Broke' Comment as 'Factually

June 24th, 2014 7:37 PM
Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton told ABC's Diane Sawyer on June 9 that when she and her family left the White House in 2001, they were “dead broke.” The reaction to that remark took an interesting turn on Tuesday, when her husband and former president Bill Clinton leaped into the fray by asserting that his wife's comment “is factually true” and the…

‘Big Three’ Networks Ignore Supreme Court Ruling on EPA’s Emissi

June 23rd, 2014 8:33 PM
On Monday, June 23, the Supreme Court ruled that while the Environmental Protection Agency has the authority to mandate emissions controls on power-plants, it went too far in claiming the power to regulate smaller emitters.  Despite the major ruling, none of the network evening newscasts, ABC’s World News with Diane Sawyer, CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley and NBC Nightly News,…

ABC Continues to Cheerlead For Mormon Activist: ‘Urged The Mormon Ch

June 23rd, 2014 7:30 PM
Once again, ABC News is promoting an outspoken activist within the Mormon Church, Kate Kelly who was excommunicated from the church for actively lobbying for the inclusion of female priests within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  On Monday June 23, ABC’s Mara Schiavocampo played up how "After being tried in absentia by an all-male panel, this afternoon, Kate…

ABC Ignores Its Own Journalist Hounding Carney on Obama's 'Accomplishm

June 12th, 2014 11:02 PM
Thursday's World News on ABC led with the rapid advance of an Islamist group into the heart of Iraq, but glossed over how correspondent Jonathan Karl grilled outgoing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney over how this development casts doubt on two of President Obama's supposed "top foreign policy accomplishments: ending the war in Iraq and decimating and destroying core al-Qaeda…

Dead Broke? ABC in 2000 Questioned Ethics of Hillary’s 'Very Expensi

June 10th, 2014 11:40 AM
Not even Diane Sawyer could refrain from gently pushing back at former Secretary of State and prospective presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s claim that she and her husband were “dead broke” when they left the White House in January 2001. Talking about the huge fees both Clintons now rake in for speaking engagements, Sawyer wondered: “Do you think Americans are…

On CNN, Politico's Haberman Finds Clinton 'Houses' Not 'Consequential

June 10th, 2014 8:01 AM
Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's New Day on CNN, Politico senior political writer Maggie Haberman laid down the groundwork for the media to show a double standard in not taking issue with Hillary Clinton's wealth as opposed to Republican Mitt Romney who was repeatedly hounded in 2012 as the dominant media grasped at straws to identify "gaffes" to paint him as "out of…

Chris Matthews Whines That ‘Disgusting’ Anti-Hillary Ad To Air Dur

June 9th, 2014 8:42 PM
Hillary Clinton is set to give her first television interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer on Monday night to promote her memoir Hard Choices, and MSNBC’s Chris Matthews was visibly outraged that an ad would dare criticize her as she begins her book tour. Appearing on his Hardball program on Monday, June 9, Matthews began his program by declaring that the ad was a “prime time…

ABC's Sawyer Actually Grills Clinton on Benghazi: 'A Central Question

June 9th, 2014 11:15 AM
In clips of her interview with Hillary Clinton aired on Monday's Good Morning America, World News anchor Diane Sawyer was surprisingly tough on the issue of Benghazi: "Is there anything you personally should have been doing to make it safer in Benghazi?...I wonder if people are looking for a sentence that begins from you, 'I should have...' 'I should have...'" […

Will Diane Sawyer Grill Hillary Clinton Like She Did Ken Starr and Mel

June 9th, 2014 9:05 AM
Veteran ABC journalist Diane Sawyer has interviewed Hillary Clinton for a one-hour special that airs Monday night. Will the World News anchor grill the potential Democratic presidential candidate like she did Ken Starr or Mel Gibson? It doesn't seem likely that the reporter, who linked Clinton to Jesus Christ, will offer much in the way of hard-hitting questions. However, talking to then-…

It's Official: Excerpt Shows Diane Sawyer Gave Hillary Clinton Another

June 7th, 2014 9:38 AM
ABC is running a promo strangely claiming no topic is “off limits” in Diane Sawyer’s Hillary Clinton interview. “No questions off limits,” promised substitute anchor David Muir on Friday’s World News. But in an excerpt shown on Friday night, Sawyer sticks to questions so short they barely count as sentences. She’s not an interviewer. She’s just…

ABC Spends Twice As Much Time on Hedgehogs Than New EPA Regulations

June 2nd, 2014 8:01 PM
On Monday, June 2 the Environmental Protection Agency formally announced a slew of new regulations aimed at reducing carbon emissions by coal plants by 30 percent over the next 15 years.  Despite the potential damaging impact the new regulations will have on the economy, ABC’s World News with Diane Sawyer spend twice as much time on hedgehogs becoming popular pets instead of…

Obama Economy Contracts, But CBS Sees ‘Strong Rebound’ While ABC F

May 29th, 2014 7:44 PM
America suffered an economic setback in the first quarter of the year as the GDP for Obama’s economy was revised downward Thursday morning to a negative one percent, yet neither ABC’s World News nor the NBC Nightly News considered it newsworthy. Meanwhile, the CBS Evening News spun the bad news into a positive. Reporter Anthony Mason insisted “it sets the economy up for…

ABC Hypes Obama 'Talking Tough' on V.A. Scandal, But Devotes More Air

May 21st, 2014 11:35 PM
Wednesday's World News on ABC minimized any sense of the Obama administration's responsibility in the ongoing V.A. scandal, and spent the least amount of air time on the issue among the Big Three networks' evening newscasts. The program actually aired segments on pickpocketing and custom mobile homes than lasted about a half a minute longer each than their report on the scandal.…