Media Reality Check
CRUEL SUMMER: Nets Spend Less Than an Hour on Dem City Crime Spike
The summer of 2021 has seen a spike in violent crimes, especially murder in Democratic cities across the country, a predictable result of progressives’ calls for defunding of the police. Yet the ABC, CBS, NBC evening news programs have barely covered this dangerous crime wave as they’ve devoted less than an hour of coverage (58 minutes, 1 second) in three months (June 1-August 31) to…
STUDY: The ‘News’ on ABC, CBS, NBC and PBS
If you want traditional “hard news,” the best place to find it may still be one of the Big Three evening newscasts, where more than 70 percent of the typical broadcast fits the definition of old-fashioned reporting. And, compared to cable news, ABC, CBS and NBC present viewers with news about a much wider array of topics.
STUDY: Actual News Is Hard to Find on Today’s Cable ‘News’
Less than one-fourth (22.3%) of what is aired on cable news could be classified as old-fashioned hard news — just-the-facts reporting or live as-it-happens coverage of an unfolding event. Instead, nearly 80 percent of what’s on cable news these days consists of talk-show discussion and opinionated commentary by the anchors.
Biden’s Border Crisis Worse than Ever; TV Coverage Drops 96 Percent
The illegal immigration influx along the U.S. southern border has worsened every month since President Biden took office, but the liberal broadcast networks have essentially stopped covering the crisis. Evening news coverage was down 96% in July from its peak of 113 minutes in March, even though border encounters reached a 21-year record of 212,672.
DOUBLE DISASTER: CNN’s Cuomo Is an Ethical Mess AND a Left-Wing Hack
From his unapologetic pushing of “fake news” to his hideous attacks on conservatives like the late-Rush Limbaugh to his insulting of religious gun owners the following is just a brief look at Chris Cuomo’s eight worst liberal outbursts during his time as anchor of CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time.
Angry Journos Attack ‘ENEMIES OF THE STATE’ Who Support ‘WAR CRIMINAL’
It’s been a busy summer of hate for liberal journalists. When they weren’t cursing Republicans for their election “rigging” “American Apartheid” tactics, they were condemning them as a “domestic terror threat” who supported “war criminal” Donald Trump. The following are the most obnoxious outbursts by lefty journalists and celebrities from the month of July.
MEDIA HACKS: Pass H.R.1 Before GOP Ushers In ‘American Apartheid’
The following is just a few examples of liberal journalists and Hollyweird types like Joy Behar and Cher openly pushing for passage of the Democrat’s H.R.1 bill and their smear campaign against Republicans.
FLASHBACK: The Media’s Most Outrageous Olympic Outbursts
On Friday morning, NBC will air the Opening Ceremony of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan but conservative sports fans checking in on coverage of Team USA at these games might want to brace themselves for unexpected outbursts of liberal preaching from the reporters covering them.
FLASHBACK: Media Enabled Castro’s Brutal Communist Regime
As Cubans bravely defy the tyrannical government in Cuba, it is important to remember that many lefty journalists spent decades enabling the communist regime, ignoring human rights abuses in favor of celebrating communist Cuba’s “free” health care and high literacy rates. They offered bouquets to the “charismatic” “revolutionary hero” Fidel Castro.
Ashamed of the USA?! Media’s 20 Worst Anti-American Outbursts
Over the years, the Media Research Center has caught journalists ridiculing and deriding America. The following is a countdown of the Media’s 20 Worst Anti-American Outbursts (as culled from the MRC’s archives).
Journos RAGE Against Republicans ‘Rigging’ Elections, SUCK UP to Psaki
This past month saw lefty journos like CNN’s Chris Cuomo, Jeffrey Toobin and PBS’s Yamiche Alcindor attack the GOP’s “assaults on democracy” as they raged against “racist” Republican efforts at “rigging” elections to preserve “white supremacy.” On the other hand, they sucked up to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. The following are the worst outbursts by lefty journalists and…
BLACKOUT: As Cuomo’s Many Scandals Live On, TV News Goes Silent
Between January 28 and March 29, Media Research Center analysts tallied just over 100 minutes of Cuomo scandal coverage on ABC, CBS and NBC’s evening newscasts, yet not a single second in the 12 weeks that have followed.
TOP 12: Pumped Up By ‘Professor’ Biden’s ‘Dazzling’ EuroTrip
The following is top 12 countdown of the most overblown celebrations of Biden’s EuroTrip in the last week.
STUDY: Nets Blast State Election Laws, Ignore Dem Election Takeover
An analysis of ABC, CBS and NBC evening news coverage found 52 minutes of airtime on a variety of Republican-sponsored state election laws, vs. a meager 2 minutes, 40 seconds for Democrats’ so-called “For the People” Act. Coverage of the GOP-sponsored laws was a stupendous 96% negative coverage; there was zero criticism of the Democrats’ bill, which would destroy a host of state election rules…