CNN's Bash Highlights Ted Kennedy's Scripture Quote: He Mangled Citati

August 28th, 2009 4:58 PM
On Friday’s Newsroom, CNN correspondent Dana Bash reported on Senator Ted Kennedy’s alleged “deep Catholic faith,” and zeroed-in on how he “used scripture in his push to end poverty and discrimination,” but chose a clip of his bungling a biblical citation. “My favorite parts of the Bible are always Matthew 25 through 35 [sic]- I was hungry and you gave me to eat, and thirsty, you gave me to drink…

CNN Reports Car Price Spike Coming Due to 'Success' of Clunkers

August 27th, 2009 11:06 AM
What is it about consequences that the liberal media and government simply cannot grasp? CNN "Newsroom" admitted Aug. 27 that new car prices are "expected" to go up as a result of the government Cash for Clunkers giveaway. Heidi Collins told viewers, "The success of the Cash for Clunkers program may be pushing new car prices higher. Dealerships are expected to have…

CNN Runs Glowing Segment About Pro-ObamaCare Rally

August 6th, 2009 2:52 PM
CNN’s Newsroom on Thursday ran a glowing documentary-style report about a pro-ObamaCare rally on Capitol Hill that was organized by a coalition of left-wing organizations. Anchor Heidi Collins introduced the report without referencing any of the organizers, which included ACORN, MoveOn.org and SEIU. The report also featured a former Obama campaign operative who pushed for the president’s plan.The…

CNN's Collins Omits William Jefferson's Democratic Affiliation

August 6th, 2009 2:03 PM
As if to insist that the broadcast networks shouldn't corner the market on "Name That Party" fun, CNN this morning joined in the fun when reporting on yesterday's conviction of former Rep. William Jefferson (D-La.) on 11 corruption charges.Yet when reporting the story shortly after 9:30 a.m. EDT today, "CNN Newsroom" anchor Heidi Collins neglected to mention Jefferson's…

CNN's Toobin: 'Five Conservatives' on Court Ruled for Firefighters

June 29th, 2009 5:55 PM
On Monday’s Newsroom program, CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin couldn’t find a consistent argument about the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of New Haven firefighters who accused their city of reverse discrimination. Toobin first reported that Justice Kennedy, “the swing vote in this case, as in so many others,” wrote the decision, but minutes later, he labeled it as a ruling by “the five conservatives on…

Politics of Pig's Feet: CNN's O'Brien Bizarrely Uses Food to Support S

June 4th, 2009 4:58 PM
CNN’s Soledad O’Brien went so far to use the role of food in “ethnic identity” to support Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor during Thursday’s “Newsroom” program. When she was asked about Sotomayor’s now-infamous “wise Latina” remark from 2001, O’Brien bizarrely cited a more culinary part of the nominee’s speech where she talked about “pig’s feet and the other special dishes particular, not…

CNN's Marciano to Obama: 'Let's Park the Jumbo Jet' for Earth Day

April 22nd, 2009 4:36 PM
Hinting at but not explicitly charging President Obama with eco-hypocrisy, CNN weatherman Rob Marciano chided the chief executive for flying out to Iowa and back just for one Earth Day speech. Marciano took to the camera shortly after 10 a.m. EDT for a weather report. His comments came on the heels of Heidi Collins describing Obama's agenda for marking Earth Day [audio available here]:ROB…

CNN's Heidi Collins: Monstrous Spending Bill 'Is a Hold-Over From the

March 6th, 2009 2:58 PM
On this morning's CNN Newsroom, anchor Heidi Collins gave Barack Obama some cover by characterizing the omnibus spending bill, larded with thousands of earmarks, as left over from the Bush administration:A controversial $410 billion spending bill hits a snag in the Senate. This is the bill we've been talking about with about $8 billion in earmarks. Republicans and a few Democrats are mad about…

CNN Omits ACORN's Role in Organizing Foreclosure Protest

February 20th, 2009 12:02 PM
On Friday’s Newsroom program, CNN anchor Heidi Collins failed to mention ACORN’s role in sponsoring a rally against foreclosures in an Oakland, California neighborhood. During her brief, video clips from the protest clearly showed the presence of the group’s signs, name, and logo.Collins characterized the rally as “[a]nger over the foreclosure crisis pouring out into the streets of Oakland,…

CNN's Henry: Republicans Hoping for Hillary as Obama VP

August 21st, 2008 10:04 AM
Is it "wishful thinking" for Republicans to imagine that Obama will take Hillary as his running mate?  CNN's Ed Henry thinks so.  He made the comment to anchor Heidi Collins in a report on the veepstakes during CNN's 9 AM EDT hour today.HEIDI COLLINS: Another name keeps bubbling up: Hillary Clinton.  Ed Henry is on the VP watch yet again today. Alright, so what do you think today, Ed? …

CNN: Supreme Court ‘Kills’ DC Handgun Ban, Slants Toward Gun Victi

June 26th, 2008 1:36 PM
In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s decision on the constitutionality of DC handgun ban on Thursday, CNN’s "Newsroom" program ran a report on both the sides of the gun case, in which the pro-gun control advocate was given twice the amount of air time as the gun rights advocate. The report, by CNN justice correspondent Kelli Arena, ran twice within 20 minutes; first, at the top of the…

CNN’s Martin Twice Equates Rev. Wright Scandal With Catholic Sex Sca

March 18th, 2008 1:12 PM
Roland Martin, a talk radio host out of Chicago and contributor to CNN, appearing on the network immediately Barack Obama’s "race speech" on Tuesday morning, compared the reaction to Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s much-publicized comments to the reaction to the Catholic sex scandal. Co-anchor Heidi Collins asked, "He [Obama] didn't disagree strong enough to go to a different church though…

CNN's Velshi Says Fed is 'Late to the Party' on Economy

December 12th, 2007 5:39 PM

CNN's O'Brien Defends Gore Movie, Global Warming Debate Over

October 15th, 2007 1:24 AM
CNN viewers on Friday saw a relatively rare acknowledgement of those who are skeptical of Al Gore's film "An Inconvenient Truth," including a British judge who recently ruled that there are nine inaccuracies in the movie. But CNN's Miles O'Brien dismissed the views of dissenters, and downplayed the importance of the errors cited by the judge. As he made several appearances on various…