CNN Selectively Fact Checks Trump Tweets, Ignores Obama Comparison
August 22nd, 2018 11:37 AM
During Poppy Harlow’s Wednesday show, CNN Newsroom, the anchor took the time to fact check some of President Trump’s tweets from that morning. However, Harlow stopped the buck halfway on one of the tweets, choosing to ignore a valid comparison to Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign.
Nets Skip Jim Jordan Accuser's Reversal
August 10th, 2018 11:26 AM
On Thursday afternoon, the Daily Caller reported that a former Ohio State University wrestler recanted his statement regarding Rep. Jim Jordan. The wrestler, Mark Coleman, originally claimed that Jordan had knowledge of sexual abuse by deceased OSU physician Dr. Richard Strauss. Coleman now says, “at no time did I ever say or have any direct knowledge that Jim Jordan knew of Dr. Richard…
CNN’s John Berman: People Don't Want to Hear Trump Attack the Media
February 17th, 2017 5:01 PM
While covering Donald Trump boarding Air Force One on Friday morning, John Berman -- the co-anchor of CNN Newsroom with Poppy Harlow -- referred to the Republican president's news conference the day before, which he said “received mixed reviews, to say the least.” Berman also stated that Trump was going to visit the Boeing plant in Charleston, South Carolina, where he was “…
Brian Williams Cancels Thursday Night Appearance with David Letterman
February 8th, 2015 7:32 PM
Late Sunday afternoon, CNN’s Brian Stelter reported the latest information in the ongoing Brian Williams controversy with the news that the NBC Nightly News anchor has cancelled an appearance on CBS’s The Late Show with David Letterman after reports initially suggested that he was planning to use it to clear the air and answer the many…
CNNers Treat Steubenville Rapists More Sympathetically than Todd Akin
March 19th, 2013 6:28 PM
When the guilty verdict was handed down in the Steubenville, Ohio rape trial, on Sunday, CNN's Candy Crowley and Poppy Harlow painted the convicted rapists in sympathetic tones. Harlow emoted: "I've never experienced anything like it, Candy. It was incredibly emotional -- incredibly difficult even for an outsider like me to watch what happened as these two young men that had such…
CNN Promotes Liberal Analysis of Gingrich Tax Plan as 'Non-Partisan
December 13th, 2011 6:22 PM
CNN touted a study from the liberal Tax Policy Center claiming that Newt Gingrich's tax plan would increase the deficit. On Tuesday afternoon's The Situation Room, business correspondent Poppy Harlow simply labeled the Tax Policy Center "non-partisan" even though it is a joint venture of two liberal think tanks, the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institute.
CNN Asks Protester If OWS Rivals Civil Rights Movement
November 15th, 2011 7:19 PM
CNN's Poppy Harlow asked an Occupy Wall Street protester on Tuesday if the movement was "at that scale" of the civil rights movement, and if the cause was "as important" as civil rights.
In turn, the occupier answered that the Wall Street protests are "much grander" than the civil rights movement. [Video below the break. Click here for audio.]
CNN Skips Fiscal Ties of OWS to Far-Left Organization
October 24th, 2011 6:30 PM
While reporting on the cash flow for "Occupy Wall Street" on Monday, CNN's Poppy Harlow glossed over the fact that one of the organizations processing donations to the protest is a left-wing non-profit that originated in support of the communist Sandinista revolution in Nicaragua.
Harlow's segment focused on where the donations to the Wall Street protest were coming from…
CNN’s Sanjay Gupta Sides With Liberal Guest Against Conservative in
July 25th, 2011 12:29 AM
On CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, substitute host Sanjay Gupta hosted a segment with two guests on opposite sides of the debate over whether teachers in a Minnesota public school district should be allowed to push the view that homosexuality is an acceptable lifestyle to deter bullying of students perceived to be homosexual. But, instead of acting as an even-handed moderator between his…