[See NewsBusters for more.] Fox News anchor Sean Hannity and his guests on Thursday night slammed the New York Times for printing key details about Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's home address. An angry Hannity attacked, "If anything happens to that man, his family, or that home...the culpability is with them."
[See NewsBusters for more.] Someone at CBS News is obsessed with pot. This Morning on Wednesday again touted the wonder of legalized marijuana in Colorado. This time, there was a holiday theme. Co-host Jeff Glor enthused, "...Shoppers are already hearing about Green Friday bargains. The green is for marijuana." An ABC graphic promoted, "Merry Marijuana: Pot Merchants Cash in on Christmas Cannabis."
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. On Wednesday morning, the Environmental Protection Agency is set to issue new regulations on ozone emissions by factories that could cost the U.S. economy billions of dollars in lost growth. Despite the potential harm that these regulations could have to the U.S. economy, ABC’s Good Morning America and NBC’s Today ignored the story on their Wednesday morning broadcasts.
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. On Tuesday night, Cornell Brooks, president of the NAACP, appeared on CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront to discuss the shooting death of Michael Brown and seemed to dismiss calls for violence by a member of Michael Brown’s immediately. Burnett played video of Brown’s stepfather telling a crowd of protestors to “burn this bi*** down” after the grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wil
[See NewsBusters for more.] According to MSNBC panelist Mychal Denzel Smith, the problem with the Ferguson decision is that people are not dealing with the inherent "racism" and "white supremacy" of America. He explained, "The foundation of this country is racism and white supremacy and all of our institutions uphold that."
[See NewsBusters for more.] Despite a four-hour running time, NBC's Today on Tuesday completely ignored the latest developments in the still evolving Veterans Affairs scandal. ABC's Good Morning America and CBS This Morning allowed a combined 30 seconds to the news that the head of the Phoenix VA hospital has been fired.
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. On Monday night, a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri found no probable cause to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Read more at NewsBusters | Appearing on the November 24 edition of Hardball, MSNBC contributor Michelle Bernard called for the federal Justice Department to "get involved" in prosecuting Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson regardless of the outcome of the St. Louis County grand jury investigation. Bernard insisted that Brown was the latest "casualty" of a nationwide "war on black boys."