Activism: CNN Reporter Explains Rioting as Done Out of ‘Pain,’ Racism
June 1st, 2020 11:30 AM
A few hours after an emotional moment on CNN in which national correspondent Sara Sidner asked a question of Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on behalf of the late George Floyd’s family, Sidner reflected on it and, with help from Prime Time host Chris “Fredo” Cuomo, she explained to viewers why there’s been widespread looting and rioting. The excuse? Well, it’s because of…
Watch These Pathetic, Smug CNN Promos Touting Their Riots Coverage
May 30th, 2020 3:57 AM
Don’t let any national journalist tell you that they don’t want to be a part of the story. On Friday night into early Saturday morning, CNN eagerly turned around not one but two promos touting their coverage of the Minneapolis riots, including the disturbing and despicable arrest of correspondent Omar Jimenez and his crew hours earlier on New Day. So, our New York and Washington-…
This CNN Reporter Accuses Limbaugh of 'Racist Comments,' 'Hate'
February 7th, 2020 4:04 PM
On Thursday morning, in the aftermath of conservative icon Rush Limbaugh being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, CNN's New Day show ran a piece in which correspondent Sara Sidner accused him of a history of engaging in "hateful rhetoric" and of making "racist comments" directed at former President Barack Obama.
CNN Ties Hate Crime to Supreme Court, Invites Trump Bashing
October 11th, 2019 11:12 AM
On Thursday morning, as CNN geared up for its evening town hall special on gay rights with the Democratic presidential candidates, the network's New Day show ran a couple of segments on the issue of LGBT rights. One segment highlighted a reported increase in hate crimes against transgenders in which the story managed to invoke the unrelated upcoming Supreme Court case on LGBT discrimination…
CNN's Baldwin Blames Trump for Man Attacking Boy Over Anthem
August 9th, 2019 12:22 PM
On Thursday's CNN Newsroom, as host Brooke Baldwin devoted a segment to a disturbed man who assaulted a 13-year-old boy for refusing to remove his hat during the national anthem, host Baldwin and correspondent Sara Sidner suggested that President Donald Trump is to blame for inspiring the man to perpetrate the violent act.
UGLY: CBS, NBC, MSNBC, NYT Ignore Antifa Violence, Beating of Andy Ngo
July 1st, 2019 7:28 PM
In an update to the coverage totals posted by NewsBusters’s Nick Fondacaro here and here, the flagship major broadcast networks CBS and NBC still have yet to acknowledge the Antifa violence committed on Saturday in Portland, Oregon, which included the brutal beating and milkshaking of Quillette’s Andy Ngo, which left him badly injured with a brain bleed. Along with CBS and NBC, MSNBC…
CNN Highlights White Supremacists Praising GOP; But Ignored Farrakhan
November 14th, 2018 12:50 AM
On Monday evening and Tuesday morning, the same CNN that largely ignored actual links earlier this year between Democratic members of Congress and Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan did find time to highlight examples of white supremacists who cheered for Republicans to retain the U.S. Senate in the midterm elections.
CNN Hypes 'Vanilla ISIS,' 'Yeehadist' Labels of Anti-Federal Protest
January 4th, 2016 3:07 PM
On Monday's CNN Newsroom, Deborah Feyerick touted how anonymous "critics" were likening Ammon Bundy's group that took over a wildlife refuge facility in Oregon to Islamist terrorists: "Everybody remembers Ruby Ridge...and the government certainly does not want something like that. But...critics are arguing that if this was another group...there are different hashtags out…
Surprise: CNN Reports 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' is Based on Falsehood
March 6th, 2015 11:31 PM
On Friday, CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 surprisingly spotlighted that the "hands up, don't shoot" narrative and chant forwarded by many left-wing supporters of Michael Brown's family is grounded in falsehoods. Correspondent Sara Sidner cited a recent Justice Department report that underlined that the mantra is "inconsistent with the physical and forensic evidence" and…
CNN Gets 'Fooled' by a Palestinian Child's Death; Real Story Is Hamas
November 18th, 2012 9:43 PM
A video at CNN with reporting by Sara Sidner from Gaza tells us "how a small child became a symbol of civilian casualties." Some of her narrative: "A scene no parent should ever have to endure"; "Four year-old Mahmoud Sadallah lies dead in the arms of a neighbor, a child of Gaza, another victim of an airstrike"; "we saw no evidence here of military activity.…