CNN Surprised by Avenatti Indictments, Downplays How It Worshipped Him
May 22nd, 2019 6:18 PM
Wednesday afternoon’s CNN Newsroom reported in two segments between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern that former Stormy Daniels attorney and liberal media boy toy Michael Avenatti was indicted in separate cases pertaining to his alleged extortion of Nike and alleged financial defrauding of Daniels. Of course, CNN only footnoted the fact they had made their bed with Avenatti, hosting him…
Alan Dershowitz: CNN Chose Avenatti Over Me for Russia Probe Analysis
April 22nd, 2019 8:15 AM
Alan Dershowitz told Howard Kurtz on Sunday's MediaBuzz that, despite his long and distinguished legal career, CNN chose Michael Avenatti over him to be their go-to guy for legal analysis about the Trump-Russia collusion probe.
Update: TV News Hosted Michael Avenatti 254 Times in One Year
April 11th, 2019 6:12 PM
Former porn star lawyer Michael Avenatti is back in the headlines after being indicted Thursday on 36 charges ranging from fraud to tax dodging. Incidentally, this is the same Michael Avenatti whom broadcast and cable news networks have hosted a whopping 254 times over the past year, according to the MRC's latest count of the spotlight-loving attorney's televised escapades.
Despite Extortion Charges, NBC Boosts Avenatti’s Claims Against Nike
April 8th, 2019 9:11 PM
Apparently, the folks at NBC News are gluttons for punishment. During Monday’s edition of NBC Nightly News, the news organization boosted claims made by lawyer and proven huckster, Michael Avenatti that shoe giant Nike was bribing high school athletes to go to schools with Nike deals. NBC treated the claims as serious while downplaying the federal extortion charges against…
Gutfeld WRECKS Media ‘Jack***es’ ‘Crushed’ by Mueller Conclusion
April 1st, 2019 1:15 PM
Doing the comedy that NBC’s Saturday Night Live largely retired from doing at least a decade ago, Fox News Channel’s Greg Gutfeld offered a tour de force to open his Saturday eponymous show in the form of a monologue against the liberal media “jackasses” “crushed” by the Mueller report’s conclusion that there was no Trump-Russia collusion.
Boohoo: Joy Behar Is 'Sad' About Michael Avenatti Charges
March 26th, 2019 12:03 PM
After ex-Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti was arrested by the FBI for extortion and fraud, the hosts of the View reacted to it on Tuesday’s show. Co-host Joy Behar, who had previously lauded the celebrity lawyer for “saving the country,” admitted she was heartbroken over Avenatti’s fall from grace.
Geragos ‘No Longer’ at CNN After Being Named Avenatti’s Co-Conspirator
March 25th, 2019 3:33 PM
But as it turns out, the arrest and indictment of liberal media darling Michael Avenatti concerning two federal cases got even better and more incredible on Monday afternoon. CNN legal analyst Mark Geragos is alleged to have been one of Avenatti’s co-conspirators in charges brought by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York as part of what the Justice…
CNN: Avenatti Found R. Kelly’s Underage Sex Tape, and We Watched It
February 14th, 2019 3:13 PM
On Thursday, CNN broke an incredibly startling claim by Michael Avenatti, the former lawyer of adult film star Stormy Daniels, who claimed to possess a tape of R&B singer R. Kelly engaging in sexual acts with an underage girl. Perhaps equally surprisingly CNN host Ana Cabrera claimed some at her network had watched the tape, though she offered no explanation as to how the network had access…
Humorist Dave Barry Mocks Media's Obsession with Russia and 2016
December 31st, 2018 11:47 AM
It was a little shocking to peruse humorist Dave Barry's comedic "Year in Review 2018" as the cover story of Sunday's Washington Post Magazine. The paper may have been a little sickened by just how much Dave Barry mocked the media's obsession over Russia and the 2016 election, and their thumping tubs for impeachment. There was a lot of the usual Trump mockery (and some Fox…
King Was NOT Happy CNN Producers Made Him Give Avenatti Attention
December 12th, 2018 1:21 PM
Clearly, Inside Politics host John King is someone who prefers sober discussions of the news and not, as many of his CNN colleagues have been complicit in doing, giving attention to folks like Michael Avenatti. After Michael Cohen’s sentencing, King slammed Avenatti on Wednesday for craving “attention” “like a moth to light” and expressed dismay that CNN made him…
‘Time’ Person of the Year Shortlist Is as Liberal as You Expected
December 10th, 2018 1:07 PM
On Monday morning, Time Magazine released its top ten “shortlist” ahead of the Tuesday reveal for its annual “Person of the Year” issue and many of the nominees came as no surprise. Whether it was the March for Our Lives students or Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, it was a liberal list made in heaven.
NY Times on Latest Avenatti News Forgets His Anti-Kavanaugh Crusade
November 30th, 2018 9:49 AM
The New York Times managed an impressive feat, covering -- online only -- the latest controversy involving anti-Trump porn lawyer Michael Avenatti – without making a single mention of Brett Kavanaugh, whose Supreme Court nomination Avenatti tried to bring down by pushing forward the absolutely bizarre accusations of Julie Swetnick. Perhaps that's because the paper's reporters…
What Porn Star? ABC, CBS Ignore Stormy Daniels Exposing Avenatti
November 28th, 2018 9:13 PM
It has not been a good November for the so-called “creepy porn lawyer” and 2020 Democratic hopeful Michael Avenatti. First he was arrested for a domestic violence charge from a former girlfriend, then he had a restraining order filed against him from the same person. On Wednesday, his claim to fame porn star Stormy Daniels, had apparently cut ties with him and called him out for…
CNN, MSNBC Yawn as Actress Files Restraining Order Against Avenatti
November 20th, 2018 12:31 AM
After being arrested on felony domestic violence charges last week, there was a new chapter in the saga of Michael Avenatti’s alleged abuse late Monday night when news broke that New York actress Mareli Miniutti had filed a domestic violence restraining order against him. Both CNN and MSNBC couldn’t be bothered to mention the development on air that night.