The 7 February 2014 edition of CNN Newsroom spotlighted how President Obama "called for promoting religious freedom – quote, 'a key part of U.S. foreign policy," at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, but glossed over his administration's controversial birth control/abortifacient mandate under ObamaCare, which is being challenged in an ongoing Supreme Court case. The cable network still stood out, however, as none of the Big Three networks aired reports on Obama's speech.
MSNBC's latest network ad abandons the "lean forward" mantra. Yet, it directly touts liberal activism, including global warming, supporting gun control, illegal immigration and gay marriage. Al Sharpton provides the narration as the various causes appear on-screen: "Text. Tweet. Update. Find your voice. Speak out." An announcer then directs people to MSNBC.com.
[For more, see video cross-posted at NewsBusters.] Returning to The View seven years after departing in an angry, liberal tirade, Rosie O'Donnell sat down with Barbara Walters and some of her former colleagues on Friday. Updating everyone on life since the show, she revealed that Parker, her now 18-year-old son, will be attending the Citadel. The 9/11 truther snapped, "...How do you annoy your left-wing liberal pacifist mother?
Piers Morgan was left aghast on the 5 February 2014 edition of his CNN program over "being viciously abused by the transgender community," in his words, over an interview he conducted with author Janet Mock the previous evening. Mock, who claims transgendered status, expressed outrage on Twitter over the way Morgan handled the LGBT issue, which led to the CNN host receiving a "firestorm" of criticism from left-wing activists online.
[See video cross-posted at NewsBusters.] ABC's David Wright is obsessed with Sarah Palin. The Nightline correspondent on Wednesday gratuitously attacked the former vice presidential candidate in a segment that has nothing to do with politics. Wright investigated angry, violent coaches of youth sports.
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[For more, see video cross-posted at NewsBusters.] The reporters at Good Morning America want their audience to know that Clay Aiken's chances for making it to Congress are iffy because of the "conservative district" and "very conservative area" in which he's running. [See video below.
[For more, see video cross-posted at NewsBusters.] Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Shultz incurred the wrath of his left-wing audience when he publicly came out in support of the construction of the Keystone pipeline. The host on Wednesday took the step of reading angry tweets on the Ed Show and responding to them.