NBC's Mitchell Glows About Castro, Reminisces About Past Meetings

November 27th, 2016 10:03 AM
Following the death of communist butcher Fidel Castro on Black Friday, the Cuban exiles and their descendants took to the streets of Little Havana in Miami, Florida to celebrate the turning point for Cuba. But on NBC’s Sunday Today, reporter Andrea Mitchell glowed about the communist leader and shared her memories of him. “[Castro] was a voracious reader … And very, very aware of everything that…

ABC Touts Elian Gonzalez Interview: He 'Still Supports Fidel Castro'

May 19th, 2015 5:46 PM
ABC on Monday eagerly touted an "exclusive" interview with Elian Gonzalez. Jim Avila, appearing on Good Morning America and World News with his scoop, never mentioned that the now-21-year-old might have been brainwashed with Cuban communist propaganda. Instead, he parroted, "Elian still supports Fidel Castro, who has routinely visited him since his return, with his classmates, at his birthday and…

ABC’s WNT, NBC NN Stage Full-Fledged Cuban Tourism Infomercials

January 21st, 2015 11:00 PM
In conjunction with the U.S. diplomatic delegation arriving in Cuba on Wednesday for talks with the Communist regime, ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir and NBC Nightly News went out of their way to all but again ignore the brutal past of the Castro government  and instead stage unapologetic promotions of the country that lies 93 miles to America’s south. All told, NBC Nightly News spent a…

The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of

September 14th, 2012 8:15 AM
Each morning, NewsBusters has been showcasing the most egregious bias the Media Research Center has uncovered over the years — four quotes for each of the 25 years of the MRC, 100 quotes total — all leading up to our big 25th Anniversary Gala September 27. If you’ve missed a previous blog, recounting the worst of 1988 through 1999, you can find them here. Today, the worst bias of 2000: Amid…

AP Reports on Cuban Regime's Latest Propaganda Exploitation of Elian

July 1st, 2010 5:12 PM
As is its custom from time to time, the Castro regime trotted out former refugee Elian Gonzalez for PR purposes yesterday. This time the cause of celebration was the 10th anniversary of the young man's return to the Communist regime on June 28, 2000.Associated Press reporter Will Wiessert covered the story, which I found published at with the headline, "A Decade Later, Elian Gonzalez…

Obama Attorney General Nominee Eric Holder Helped Enable 2000 Elian Go

November 20th, 2008 11:03 PM
Now that Eric Holder is in the process of trying to graduate from Barack Obama's vice-presidential search committee to President-elect Obama's apparent nominee for Attorney General, it's a good idea to remind people of Holder's role in the Elian Gonzalez case in 2000. This post largely reprises one I put up in June._______________________________________ In between hosannas, someone should…

More Pro-Castro Propaganda on Elian, This Time From CNN

June 16th, 2008 3:17 PM
CNN, following the same vein as the Associated Press, highlighted how Elian Gonzalez is now a member of Cuba’s Young Communist League. Correspondent Shasta Darlington reported on Monday’s "American Morning" that the newly-minted communist "vowed he would always follow the examples of Fidel Castro and his brother, Raul, Cuba's new president." She also acknowledged unquestioningly Fidel Castro’s "…

Yahoo/AP Heralds Elian Gonzalez’s Entrance into Young Communists

June 16th, 2008 12:25 PM
Leave it to the mainstream media to highlight the latest "accomplishment" of the Castros’ oppressive regime. One of’s front page news items Monday morning linked to a story from the Associated Press about Elian Gonzalez’s entrance into Cuba’s Young Communist Union. The short uncredited story put the news this way:The Cuban boy at the center of an international custody battle eight years…