[For more, see NewsBusters.] Polls and prognosticators suggest a Republican takeover of the Senate in the 2014 midterm elections. Yet, the networks continue to offer scant coverage of the various races. The CBS Evening News on Sunday managed to briefly look at both the Senate elections in Kansas and Colorado.
After ignoring criticism on Monday of President Obama's claim to 60 Minutes that the intelligence community was to blame for having "underestimated" ISIS, Tuesday's CBS This Morning finally caught up with the story as co-host Norah O'Donnell declared: "...intelligence officials sort of brustled [sic] at hearing the President say that the intelligence community may have underestimated this threat. I mean, publicly, there's a paper trail of intelligence officials before Congress saying ISIS is a problem."
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