Nets Refuse to Cover FBI Opening New Clinton Foundation Investigation

January 5th, 2018 12:37 PM
To the shock of no one (at least in the NewsBusters newsroom), the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC ignored on Friday morning the stunning revelation that the Clinton Foundation is under FBI investigation for possible crimes while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State. FNC’s Fox & Friends was the only cable or network morning show to confirm and cover the story,…

CNN: Never Mind on the Jeff Sessions Russia Contact Disclosure Problem

December 11th, 2017 9:52 PM
In May, the establishment press went into overdrive after learning that Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn't disclose two 2016 contacts with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak on his disclosure forms applying for security clearance. On Monday, based on "a newly released document," the network reported that Sessions was accurately told that the disclosures weren't…

Cuomo 'Surprised Democrats Didn't Jump on Comey'

March 21st, 2017 10:16 AM
On CNN's New Day Tuesday, co-host Chris Cuomo implied his displeasure with FBI Director James Comey over the agnecy's handling of investigations last year, such as the hacking of the Democratic National Committee in addition to looking into whether then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton mishandled classified information on a private server while…

CNN: Breitbart Book To Blame For Clinton Foundation 'Turmoil' at FBI

November 3rd, 2016 1:03 PM
CNN stood out from its Big Three competitors on Thursday in actually covering the latest development into the FBI investigations into possible Clinton Foundation corruption. However, CNN Newsroom pointed the finger at conservative author Peter Schweizer for the "growing turmoil" at the Bureau over the investigations. Evan Perez played up that "a lot" of the Clinton Foundation…

Trump Rep Pushes CNN to Confirm that Hillary Aide Destroyed Devices

September 3rd, 2016 7:54 PM
The headline at a video posted by the Washington Free Beacon is a real jaw-dropper: "CNN Fact Check Confirms Clinton Aide Destroyed Mobile Devices With Hammers." What? The key part of the video, in its second half, shows the network's Brooke Baldwin as very skeptical — I would say disbelieving, to the point where she wouldn't stop loudly saying "Hang…

Nets Ignore Investigation into Va. Governor/Clinton Friend McAuliffe

May 24th, 2016 12:16 AM
On Monday afternoon, news broke that Virginia’s Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe was being investigated by the FBI for illegal campaign contributions. “We know that this investigation dates back at least into last year and this is looking into donations to McAuliffe's 2013 campaign for governor,” reported CNN’s Evan Perez on The Lead with Jake Tapper. It’s not…

On Twitter, CNN Blames GOP for Disgraced Former OPM Director

July 10th, 2015 4:53 PM
CNN Politics's Twitter account on Friday pointed the finger at congressional Republicans over the now-former director of the Office of Personnel Management's responsibility for the massive hacking there that compromised the personal data of over 22 million people. A post hyped that "Republicans acknowledge to [correspondent] @evanperez they didn't properly vet [Katherine]…

CNN's Brooke Baldwin Asks the Right Questions, Gets Right Balance on B

June 19th, 2014 10:59 AM
It is a rare occasion when I have reason not to criticize a news report, but to praise it copiously. But give credit where it’s due: In Tuesday’s early afternoon newscast on CNN, host Brooke Baldwin and her crew aired several superb segments relating to the arrest of alleged Benghazi-attack mastermind Ahmed Abu Khatalla. Baldwin led her newscast with a few words of welcome, and…