While CNN and MSNBC were too busy discussing the NFL and the investigation of Joan Rivers' death to give any time to the House Select Committee on Benghazi, MSNBC host Jose Diaz-Balart managed to carve out two full minutes of his program on Wednesday for NBC’s Luke Russert to blast the hearing for being partisan and expensive.
On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Justice found no evidence that Gov. Chris Christie knew in advance about the closure of the G.W. Bridge and only NBC has acknowledged the Republican's innocence. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
During an appearance on The Kelly File on Wednesday night, Congressman JAson Chaffetz (R-UT) warned that ISIS could sneak across our southern border to attack the United States.
On Thursday, September 18, a strange thing happened: ABC actually covered President Obama’s plummeting poll numbers. No, not ABC News but the daytime ABC program The View which devoted 4 minutes to his poll numbers. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
[For more, see NewsBusters.] A government report claiming that there was no conclusive proof that long wait times led to deaths at Veterans Affairs hospitals was altered to downplay the connection between the two. Yet, for the second day in a row, NBC ignored this story. ABC's Good Morning America on Thursday allowed a scant 21 seconds, despite news reader Amy Robach calling hyping the "stunning admission."
CBS This Morning hosted Tea Leoni, star of the new CBS show "Madam Secretary" and Gayle King eagerly asked her guest if she called "Hillary Clinton and say pajama party at your house, tell me everything?" Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
Iowa's primary industry is agriculture, but Iowa farmers are more "worldly" and "educated" than most other farmers around the country, according to the Huffington Post Media Group's Howard Fineman. Why? Well, because they tend to be liberal on social issues, of course!
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[For more, see NewsBusters.] All three network morning shows on Wednesday ignored Joe Biden using a word many consider to be anti-Semitic. Giving a speech on Tuesday about legal issues facing veterans, the Vice President decried "these Shylocks who took advantage of these women and men while overseas." CNN.com reported the story.