With the 2014 midterm elections just five weeks away, MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow thought it was the perfect time to give a state Democrat a six minute platform to promote her candidacy. On Tuesday afternoon, Farrow spoke to Leticia Van de Putte of Texas, who is running as the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, and provided her with unchallenged airtime to hit her Republican opponent on numerous issues including his “harsh rhetoric on undocumented immigrants.” Video cross-posted
During Saturday morning's edition of the Cashin' In program on the Fox News Channel, host Eric Bolling called for people in the military to be paid far more than the $15 per hour minimum wage “burger flippers” are looking for -- even though it means he'll be attacked by “the liberal posse” of Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Bill Maher. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
Lena Dunham, liberal feminist and star of the HBO series Girls, appeared on Tuesday’s Good Morning America to promote her new book “Not that kind of girl” and was treated to a fawning interview by ABC co-host Robin Roberts.
[For more, see NewsBusters.] Under threat of a lawsuit, the liberal Daily Show altered a highly controversial ambush segment revolving around the Washington Redskins team name. A severely edited version of the story aired Thursday night, but still contained more overt editorializing and less comedy.
In 2013, the allegedly unbiased network of websites calling themselves PolitiFact wrote an article headlined “Lie of the Year: 'If you like your health care plan, you can keep it.'” Now, PolitiFact Virginia is accusing Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie of airing a claim that is “False.” Why? Because in a new ad, they play video of Sen.
Last week, an Oklahoma man beheaded a former coworker after losing his job but NBC, and its sister channel MSNBC, have repeatedly ignored the role that his conversion to Islam may have played in the brutal murder. After NBC failed acknowledge the Muslim faith of Alton Nolen during its sole report on Friday night, during a Monday morning news brief on the murder MSNBC’s Jose Diaz-Balart refused to identify the murderers recent conversion to Islam when
[For more, see NewsBusters.] The viewers of ABC News might not know it, but one of the network's senior reporters, Jon Karl, grilled White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Friday about claims that al Qaeda had been "decimated." Instead, it was left to a competitor, Fox News, to highlight Karl's battle with Earnest. On Friday's On the Record, Greta Van Susteren played a clip of the two.
While ABC and NBC had appropriately moved on from their over-the-top gushing of Chelsea Clinton’s baby, CBS felt the need to continue to obsess over the announcement on Monday’s CBS This Morning. Reporter Bill Plante offered up a healthy dose of Clinton cheerleading when he proclaimed the baby to be the “newest member of a family of political royalty. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.