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By Ken Oliver-Méndez | September 23, 2014 | 5:40 PM EDT

Individuals and groups who have no quarrels with the affairs of legal immigrants to the United States - but who oppose continued illegal immigration and the ongoing collapse of U.S. immigration law enforcement - are frequently tarred by network anchors and reporters with the patently offensive and inaccurate label of "anti-immigrant."

A Univision news story over the weekend about a cancelled border protest illustrates the issue. While in her introduction to the story anchor Arantxa Loizaga accurately referred to event plans by "protesters against illegal immigration," reporter Juan Carlos González once again employed the grossly inaccurate, broad-brush label of "anti-immigrant groups" when referring to the same protesters.

By Kyle Drennen | September 23, 2014 | 5:23 PM EDT

On her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Tuesday, host and NBC chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell, along with chief environmental affairs correspondent Anne Thompson, gushed over President Obama's effort to push the climate change agenda. Mitchell touted how Obama "will be delivering remarks at the United Nations Climate Action Summit" and "is expected to call on world leaders to follow the U.S. lead on climate change..."

Thompson praised the White House: "I think what you do see is the United States is now coming from a position of strength. The Obama administration has set out a climate action plan, it has promised – it has got an agreement with the auto companies to double fuel efficiency by the year 2025. It is going to reduce carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants, oil power plants by 30%." [Listen to the audio]

By Ken Shepherd | September 23, 2014 | 5:00 PM EDT

In her obituary for ordained minister-turned-agnostic Gerald A. Larue, Los Angeles Times writer Elaine Woo insisted that the 98-year-old founding president of the Hemlock Society had been "a debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead." 

But it seems Ms. Woo is confusing offering a skeptic's alternative viewpoint for discrediting the claims of the Bible.

By Scott Whitlock | September 23, 2014 | 4:58 PM EDT

Liberal comedienne Kathy Griffin appeared on The View, Tuesday, to mock conservatives. Speaking of her elderly mom, she joked, "Fox News is like porn for old people. I mean, they just keep it on a loop. Old people love Fox. They love it." Griffin said of her mom: "And my mother is a super right-wing conservative and loves her boyfriend Bill O'Reilly and her boyfriend Sean Hannity." 

By Mike Ciandella | September 23, 2014 | 4:43 PM EDT

On September 23, a group of liberal activists, socialists and “journalists” from MSNBC and The Nation will join UN delegates in deciding the future of the world’s environmental policy. Predictably, no skeptics or moderates will be joining this huddle of hubris. While the media are quick to hype the forum, they're not so quick to point out just how laughable some of the attendees are.

“The global warming movement has morphed into a coalition of ‘climate cause deniers.’ They deny the hundreds of causes and variables of climate change and pretend CO2 is the ‘control knob’ overriding all the others,” Marc Morano, Publisher of Climate Depot and producer of upcoming global warming documentary 'Climate Hustle' told the Media Research Center.

By Curtis Houck | September 23, 2014 | 3:52 PM EDT

During the Monday night newscasts of the major broadcast networks, both CBS and NBC provided coverage of the far-left global warming marchers in New York City who wanted to draw attention their liberal environmental causes and their disdain for Wall Street.

Leading the way in promoting them was NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, who told viewers in a 25-second news brief that the “coordinated marches calling attention to climate change drew some huge crowds in big cities” and brushed off the fact that “nay-sayers” were citing the “mountains of trash left behind and the carbon footprint of the traffic jams that were caused by the march” as reason to criticize the hundreds of thousands marching.

By Kristine Marsh | September 23, 2014 | 2:18 PM EDT

Liberals have long-rallied against some parents attempts to ban controversial books from student curriculum. But at least one school is taking it a step further and purging books from the school library itself, to the dismay of some parents. What was so offensive that it garnered an entire purge of its content? Apparently, it’s the name of Jesus.

A charter school in Temecula, California has recently banned all Christian material from its school library.

One parent of students enrolled at Springs Charter School was shocked when she saw which books librarians were taking off the shelves to give away. Holocaust survivor Corrie Ten Boom’s popular “The Hiding Place” was among the books targeted for removal.  When the parent asked what was going on, library staff told her that they had been given orders to remove all Christian books, books by Christian authors, and books by Christian publishers.

By Katie Yoder | September 23, 2014 | 2:16 PM EDT

O. M. G! The Clintons are, like, so glamorous! And ‘President Hillary’ would be, like, awesome because girl power!

Ok, Entertainment Tonight co-anchor Nancy O’Dell’s September 22 coverage of the 10th annual Clinton Global Initiative didn’t quite sound like that, but it was close. For her report, O’Dell interviewed “the biggest star of them all,” former President Bill Clinton, to continuously ask him about Hillary running in 2016. “If Hillary were to win the White House, will it feel cool to be in the White House again?” she asked at one point.

By Jeffrey Meyer | September 23, 2014 | 12:22 PM EDT

On Tuesday morning, The View’s “conservative” co-host Nicolle Wallace gave a ringing endorsement for Governor Chris Christie (R-N.J.) should he decide to run for president in 2016. Unfortunately for Christie, her reasons for supporting him probably won’t help him win over many Republican primary voters. During a discussion about Chris Christie’s 2016 prospects, Wallace eagerly threw her hat in for the New Jersey Republican and proclaimed that “his politics are an interesting and Progressive and modern swath of the country and I’d like to see him in.” 

By Matthew Balan | September 23, 2014 | 12:20 PM EDT

The New York Times fessed up in its Tuesday edition about an erroneous claim it made nearly two weeks earlier. Mark Landler, in his reporting on President Obama's September 10, 2014 prime time address on ISIS, asserted in an article the following morning that "unlike Mr. Bush in the Iraq war, Mr. Obama has sought to surround the United States with partners."

By Scott Whitlock | September 23, 2014 | 11:48 AM EDT

Ed Schultz's ratings continued to plummet last week, falling to just 41,000 in a key demographic. So, how did the MSNBC host respond? He opened his show on Monday by demanding that journalists focus more on climate change. Regarding a global warming protest in New York City, he demanded, "Ask yourself a question. How can so many people gather, such little attention?"

By Kyle Drennen | September 23, 2014 | 11:47 AM EDT

Sitting down with CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose at Monday's Clinton Global Initiative conference, former President Bill Clinton fawned over the longtime PBS interviewer: "The reason I like your program is you interview everybody the same. And you ask hard questions, just like you threw a few zingers at me, but you always give people the chance to tell their story....You never go into an interview...with the purpose of really just screwing the person you're interviewing..." [Listen to the audio]

Perhaps Clinton's high praise was a thank you to Rose for doing such a friendly softball exchange with Hillary Clinton a couple months earlier. On his July 17 PBS program, Rose began an interview with the former secretary of state by calling her a "friend" and reciting a glowing Mayo Angelou poem about her.

By Jeffrey Meyer | September 23, 2014 | 11:12 AM EDT

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly appeared on Tuesday’s CBS This Morning to promote his latest book “Killing Patton” and was met with a barrage of questions for insisting that a mercenary army needs to be established to defeat the terrorist group ISIS. During the interview, O’Reilly maintained that we need a 25,000 “man force to be deployed to fight on the ground against worldwide terrorism.” In response, CBS co-host Gayle King obnoxiously asked her Fox News guest “why do you always say all the things, you say, Bill, with such certainty?” 

By Tom Blumer | September 23, 2014 | 10:17 AM EDT

The two major-party Texas gubernatorial candidates, Democrat Wendy Davis and Republican Greg Abbott, debated Friday night. I knew it didn't go well for Davis, once a national media darling, when I searched on "Wendy Davis Abbott debate" (not in quotes) and found no coverage of the event at the Associated Press's national web site, the New York Times and the Politico.

Davis, trailing significantly in the polls, did not acquit herself well. Her most awful moment, seen in the video after the jump, came when she insisted that Abbott, currently Texas's Attorney General, should stop defending the state against an education funding lawsuit, when doing so would violate a law Davis herself supported. After the Republican pointed out that inconvenient fact, Davis lost it, ranting out of turn for a solid 15 seconds, talking over the debate's moderator as he tried to bring the proceedings back to order.

By Kristine Marsh | September 23, 2014 | 9:34 AM EDT

In what must be a new record, at least 19 Fall TV shows will host transgender, lesbian and gay characters in lead roles.  And of course NBC is ready to hype these shows as “awesome” and “incredible TV.”

As if it wasn’t already obvious how obsessed with “alternate sexuality” NBC is, talking endlessly about gay football players, and transgender beauty queens, Sept. 22’s Today show highlighted a new TV show all about a transgendered man.

Premiering Sept. 26, Amazon’s new original series “Transparent” features Jeffrey Tambor (“Arrested Development”) as Mort, a Jewish father who comes out as a woman, Maura, to his adult children, and the drama that follows.