Of the three networks, only ABC on Thursday reported that Barack Obama has transferred five more detainees out of Guantanamo Bay. The network allowed a scant 16 seconds to the news, but CBS and NBC totally skipped it.
Scott Whitlock is the senior news analyst for the Media Research Center and a contributing editor for NewsBusters.org.
A July 2014 Media Reality Check by Scott documented how the networks shut out critics of Barack Obama's foreign policy, despite a summer of international crises. In April of 2014, Scott's blog on NewsBusters exposed how ABC falsely connected a former tech CEO to the hateful Westboro Baptist Church. This forced an apology by ABC News Vice President Jeffrey Schneider.
In April of 2013, Scott researched and wrote a Media Reality Check on ABC's complete blackout of abortionist Kermit Gosnell's trial. His stories on this subject and others were linked to on the Drudge Report, the Washington Times, Breitbart and Mediaite, to name a few outlets.
Scott is a graduate of George Mason University and is originally from Philadelphia, PA. He lives in Northern Virginia and can be contacted at SWhitlock@mediaresearch.org. You can also follow Scott on Twitter.
MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell on Wednesday highlighted "the rise of the right-wing" as one of the most serious threats facing Europe in the wake of France's terror attack.
MSNBC's Chris Matthews doesn't like it when people compare American politicians to Hitler and the Nazis. Unless, of course, he's doing it himself. On Tuesday, the liberal anchor assailed Republican Congressman Randy Weber for referencing Hitler in a tweet about Barack Obama.
Ed Schultz, who once compared Rush Limbaugh to Hitler, on Tuesday decried a Hitler comparison for Barack Obama.
NBC's Today on Tuesday offered a scant ten seconds to the White House's backpedaling on skipping the massive anti-terror rally in France. In contrast, ABC's Good Morning America heralded the admission as "rapid" and "remarkable."
How badly did the Obama administration misjudge skipping the massive anti-terrorism rally in Paris? So severely that ardent liberal Rosie O'Donnell even attacked the administration.
CNN anchor Jake Tapper slammed U.S. leaders, including the Obama administration, for skipping a massive rally in France against terrorism and for free expression.
All three networks on Friday hyped Barack Obama's call for "free community college," but CBS, NBC and ABC offered very little in the way of skepticism about the cost or feasability of such a proposal.
For the second time in 24 hours, MSNBC featured former Newsweek columnist Christopher Dickey to worry about how the "far-right" will exploit the terrorist shooting in France.
A day after Islamic terrorists murdered 12 people for the offense of printing satirical cartoons about Muhammad, USA Today printed an "opposing view" op-ed from a radical London cleric.
On the day that 12 people were murdered for publishing satirical cartoons about Islam, Daily Beast foreign editor Christopher Dickey on Wednesday fretted about how the "extreme right" of Europe played a role in increasing the conflict with Muslims.
ABC's Good Morning America has endured an increasing amount of criticism for ignoring real news in favor of vacuous, irrelevant stories. That trend continued on Wednesday as the two-hour-long program offered no time to the convening of the new Republican Senate and House or of the GOP agenda. Instead, GMA reporters featured a full report on the "new way to fight frizzy hair."
Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz on Tuesday cheered Barack Obama's veto threat for the Keystone XL pipeline. However, the cable host failed to mention his own previous support for construction.
Journalist Ezra Klein on Monday pronounced that if economic conditions continue, Hillary Clinton will win "42 states" in 2016. The former Washington Post columnist, now the editor at Vox, appeared on MSNBC's All In to make his prognosticate.
Good Morning America's keys to success: Replace hard news with tabloid news and viral videos, that according to Baltimore Sun critic David Zurawik. The columnist appeared on Fox News, Sunday, and derided an obsession with superficial topics.
The women of The View returned on Monday to reminisce about the legacy of the late Mario Cuomo and to praise the "cute" Cuomo family
All three networks on Friday offered glowing tributes to the "spellbinding," "liberal lion," Mario Cuomo, the Democratic politician who passed away on Thursday. Using phrases like "liberal beacon" and "political giant," Today, Good Morning America and CBS This Morning showcased just how much journalists have championed Cuomo's left-wing career.
It's probably not a shock that Oliver Stone has found yet another conspiracy theory to embrace. The liberal filmmaker posted a lengthy rant to Facebook on Tuesday in which he claimed CIA involvement in Ukraine.
The liberal New York Times and the Washington Post went into hyperdrive, Wednesday, devoting a combined 3800 words and three front page stories to a scandal involving Republican Congressman Steve Scalise.
Talk about out of touch. Gary Trudeau, the very liberal creator of the Doonesbury comic strip, is defending his promotion of a now discredited rape accusation at the University of Virginia. In the November 28 strip, a mother rails against the school, which was smeared by a false story in Rolling Stone. She lectures her daughter, "Sam...You're not going to UVA!"