Long Live the Queen!

June 13th, 2022 10:29 AM

WASHINGTON — Take a break from the news. From the stories of war in Ukraine, slaughter of schoolchildren in Texas and mayhem against minorities in Buffalo, New York. Turn your attentions at least temporarily to consider Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee, celebrating her 70th year on the throne. Did you see those gorgeous pictures of the royal family across the front page of most of the…

From Prince Philip to a New Chapter for English-Speaking Peoples

April 22nd, 2021 10:02 PM

Washington -- I could not reach my colleague Wlady Pleszczynski for most of the day on Saturday. He was mysteriously missing. On Saturdays, we talk for at least an hour on the telephone about the past week's events, but not this Saturday. His telephone rang and rang, all for naught. The same was true for two more of my weekend confidants. I had important news to convey to them, but no one was…


CNN Panel Repeatedly Suggests President Trump Sees Himself as a King

June 4th, 2019 9:09 PM

During the 3:00 p.m. hour of Monday's CNN Newsroom, the panel repeatedly compared President Trump to a king as they covered his state visit with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. In addition to indulging her guests’ suggestions that the President would like to be a king, host Brooke Baldwin teed up British journalist Harry Mount to trash the President.


Trevor Noah: 'President Trump Doesn't Read'

June 4th, 2019 4:08 PM
The irony is lost on no one when a member of the media elite criticize the intelligence of anyone outside of their liberal bubble. Especially when the person they are criticizing is President Trump, who has amassed a billion-dollar empire and graduated from the Ivy League Wharton Business School. One would presume it is impossible to accomplish so much success without ever picking up a book,…

Four Score? No Network Mention of 4% Percent GDP Predictions

June 20th, 2018 12:20 PM

The official announcement of second-quarter economic growth won’t be out until July 27, but already the predictions look good. Just don’t expect to hear them on ABC, CBS and NBC. Economists and Wall Street firms have been crunching numbers and making predictions Amherst Pierpont, Oxford Economics, the Atlanta Federal Reserve and Moody’s all forecast estimates of 4 percent or higher growth in…


Priorities: ABC, CBS Hype 'Royal Mic Drop;' Ignore Russian Aggression

April 29th, 2016 11:29 PM
ABC and CBS's evening newscasts on Friday spotlighted the friendly transatlantic trash-talking between the British and American heads of state. However, the programs failed to cover the latest too-close intercept of American military assets by Russian aircraft. On World News Tonight, ABC's David Muir touted "the royal mic drop — the Queen and Prince Harry responding to the…

ABC and NBC Skip 800th Year of Magna Carta, But Tout Toddler Prince

June 15th, 2015 10:59 AM
This week marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta “one of the most important documents in human history” and on Monday, ABC’s Good Morning America and NBC’s Today apparently felt their viewers don't appreciate a key part of world history and skipped the event altogether. 

CNN Yawns at Cuomo Witness Tampering Scandal; Covers Firing of Marchin

August 1st, 2014 5:10 PM
As of 5pm ET on Friday, August 1, CNN has yet to cover the investigation into New York Governor Andrew Cuomo over his possible obstruction of a commission trying to expose political corruption in the Empire State's government. Instead, New Day, the network's morning show (which is co-anchored by the governor's brother, Chris Cuomo) has covered seemingly more important stories, such…

ABC, NBC Ignore Grim Housing Report; Focus Instead on Selfie with Quee

July 24th, 2014 10:40 PM
Both ABC World News with Diane Sawyer and NBC Nightly News failed to mention a new, troubling report from the Census Bureau on Thursday night that sales of new homes decreased by 8.1% in June and that May’s originally reported double-digit increase was revised lower, from almost 19% to only 8%.  The CBS Evening News did cover this story, but it only was in the form of a 12-second…

NBC's Mitchell: Queen Had to 'Put Up With' the 'Indignity' of Celebrat

June 5th, 2012 11:41 AM
As part of NBC's wall-to-wall Today show coverage of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrating her Diamond Jubilee on Tuesday, chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell listed ways in which the United States has supposedly slighted the monarch over the years: "...she's put up with a lot from her former subjects. The indignity of going to where the revolution started,…

CBS: Michelle Obama and Queen Elizabeth ‘New Royal Odd Couple

June 15th, 2009 2:29 PM
The CBS Early Show continued its usual fawning over Michelle Obama as co-host Harry Smith declared: "They couldn't come from more diverse backgrounds. One grew up in Chicago. The other grew up with a silver spoon...this new royal odd couple, the First Lady and the Queen."Correspondent Sheila MacVicar reported on the First Lady’s relationship with the Queen: "It’s a friendship that…

BBC Official Resigns Over Misleading Documentary Footage

October 5th, 2007 11:29 AM