NewsBusted Series Finale: Thanks for a Great Nine Years!
May 31st, 2016 10:52 PM
As Jodi Miller announces in the video below, the May 31, 2016 episode of NewsBusted marked the final edition in a great nine years providing NewsBusters readers with a humorous take on the week’s top stories. This post features the final episode, with a special thank you message from Jodi herself, as well as links to the archive of past episodes.
May 11th, 2016 2:31 PM
Social media giant Twitter's got 99 problems, yet the politically correct company is far more worried about the "optics" of cooperating with federal agents trying to stop jihadist plotters online. Hashtag it: #TwistedTwitterPriorities.
Brian Williams Slams State Dept. Spox for Arguing ISIS Is on the Run
March 22nd, 2016 6:55 PM
During the 5:00 p.m. Eastern hour of MSNBC’s live coverage concerning the terror attacks in Belgium, breaking news anchor and former NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams shot back at State Department spokesman John Kirby when Kirby claimed that the attacks in Brussels illustrate why Islamic terrorist groups like ISIS are on the run.
Kelly Obliterates Lib Media, WH for Moving on from ISIS Attack on Cop
January 12th, 2016 2:26 AM
Leading off Monday’s Kelly File on the Fox News Channel (FNC), host Megyn Kelly took the liberal media and the Obama administration to task for having all but moved on from the January 7 attack by an ISIS-inspired Muslim on a Philadelphia police officer with White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest downplaying the event hours earlier to ABC’s Jonathan Karl.
Colbert Skewers Adelson as ‘Kuato’; Meyers Jokes GOPers Support ISIS
December 17th, 2015 3:02 AM
On Wednesday, the late-night comedy show hosts gave their thoughts on the previous evening’s Republican debate and, naturally, the jokes skewed to the left. Most prominent, Late Show host Stephen Colbert trashed conservative donor Sheldon Adelson as a “part-time Kuato” (a reference to the alien in the movie Total Recall) and Late Night host Seth Meyers joked that each of the…
Nets Tout Obama Pentagon Visit; Forced to 'Reassure an Anxious Nation'
December 14th, 2015 9:20 PM
The “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC all prominently touted on Monday night President Barack Obama’s visit to the Pentagon to discuss the fight against ISIS, but skimped on reporting any criticism of the administration’s strategy but instead lamenting that he’s had to try once “again to reassure an anxious nation” despite polls showing Americans are…
CBS Hypes Trump Poll Numbers, Skips Obama’s Poor Marks on ISIS, Terror
December 11th, 2015 1:32 AM
The December edition of the CBS News/New York Times poll came out on Thursday and, naturally, the results were covered on the CBS Evening News but, as per the liberal media’s usual pattern, it left out a slew of poll results in which voters gave President Obama poor marks on terrorism, the fight against ISIS, and how the country remains on the wrong track. Instead, CBS chose to devote…
Daily Show: ‘Trump Is White ISIS’; GOP Should Be Banned from WH
December 9th, 2015 2:15 AM
Seeking to crack a few jokes and draw a moral equivalency and lump together Islamophobia and liberal stereotypes of conservatives, Tuesday’s Daily Show featured host Trevor Noah and correspondent Hasan Minhaj quipping that “Donald Trump is white ISIS” and, because of that, we "should not allow any conservatives into the White House."
Obsession: Network Evening Shows Spend 24 Mins on Trump’s Muslim Ban
December 8th, 2015 10:16 PM
Acting as though the latest news the war against ISIS, new developments in the Hillary Clinton scandal or any other story barely existed, the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC devoted a whopping 24 minutes and three seconds of their Tuesday evening newscasts to obsessing over Donald Trump’s proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States. Not surprisingly, NBC Nightly…
Zakaria Oozes: ‘Fireman’ Obama Used Speech ‘to Douse’ Trump's 'Flames'
December 8th, 2015 2:41 AM
In the latest analogy put forth by a member of the liberal media to praise President Obama, CNN’s Fareed Zakaria opined on Monday’s CNN Tonight that the President used his speech to the nation on Sunday to come across as the “cool” “fireman” who will “douse” the “flames” started by Donald Trump. Additionally, Zakaria hailed the…
CBS Runs CAIR-Heavy Piece on Islamophobia Fears Post-San Bernardino
December 7th, 2015 10:06 PM
On Monday, the CBS Evening News ran a full story about fears of continued Islamophobia in America following the terror attack in San Bernardino and turned to none other than the Council for American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) for help, but neglected to mention CAIR’s extremist tendencies and how an official recently blamed the United States and the West for the spread of terrorism.
ABC, CBS Omit Obama Walkback on ISIS, Disconnect w/Joint Chiefs Chair
December 1st, 2015 9:45 PM
On Tuesday night, ABC and CBS refused to acknowledge a pair of points in its respective stories concerning news that additional U.S. special forces will be stationed inside Iraq to fight ISIS and will engage in combat roles. Along with not mentioning that the move represented the latest example of backpedaling by President Obama on a pledge to not put U.S. troops on the ground, the two…
Stephanopoulos Praises Obama’s ‘Forceful Rhetoric’ on ISIS, Paris
November 25th, 2015 1:43 PM
While awaiting President Barack Obama’s remarks on Wednesday concerning national security as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, ABC News chief anchor, former Clinton staffer, and Clinton Foundation donor George Stephanopoulos couldn’t help but repeatedly gush over the President’s supposedly “forceful rhetoric” on ISIS following the Paris terror attacks.
NBC's Engel Doubts Paris Will Bring U.S., Others Together to Stop ISIS
November 18th, 2015 7:17 AM
In a welcome change of pace for MSNBC programming on Tuesday night, liberal primetime host Rachel Maddow was given the night off in favor of NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel, who anchored the network’s 9:00 p.m. Eastern coverage of the Paris Islamic terror attacks and closed with a brief but astute commentary on how it’s doubtful that Paris will change the global…