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CBS Changes Tune on Train Looting, Mentions Soft-on-Crime Policies

January 18th, 2022 6:11 PM

While NewsBusters can’t exactly take credit for the change in tune, we’ll certain welcome the improved coverage. On Tuesday’s CBS Mornings, the liberal newscast changed its tune from Monday as, in a follow-up to a discussion of the rampant train looting in Los Angeles, the network acknowledged the arguments being cited that the filth was due to the district attorney’s soft-on-crime…

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CBS, NBC Floored by ‘Shocking,’ ‘Unbelievable’ Looting in LA

January 17th, 2022 5:41 PM

Throughout the weekend and on Monday morning, CBS and NBC expressed exasperation and shock at the mass, rampant looting of cargo and packages from Union Pacific trains in Los Angeles, calling it “nuts,” “shocking,” “unbelievable,” and proof America’s “falling apart at the seams” to the point of “hav[ing] just totally lost control.” 

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Uh-Oh! 'Morning Joe' Starts Discussing Biden-Carter Similarities

January 15th, 2022 9:57 AM

On Morning Joe, liberal Ed Luce of the Financial Times discusses his current column, in which he sees similarities between the presidencies of Jimmy Carter and that of Joe Biden. Luce twice describes a current sense of "drift."

Paper Bemoans 'What the Public Keeps Getting Wrong About Pedophilia'

January 11th, 2022 4:39 PM

In a now-deleted Twitter thread (but partially preserved by NewsBusters managing editor Curtis Houck) posted Tuesday, USA Today’s Life section drew outrage over a piece originally titled “What the public keeps getting wrong about pedophilia.” The just response from a disgusted public caused them to pull the thread, remove the paywall they initially hid it behind, and stealth…

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Alcindor Seems Disappointed More White 1/6 Rioters Were Not Shot

January 8th, 2022 11:07 PM

On Friday's PBS NewsHour, on her last day as the show's White House correspondent, Yamiche Alcindor sounded like she was possibly disappointed that more of the 1/6 Capitol Hill rioters were not shot by Capitol Police as she speculated that they would have been if they were minorities protesting peacefully.

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CNN Fails To Press Radical NY DA On His Worst Soft-on-Crime Plans

January 8th, 2022 9:15 AM

For the second day in a row, CNN's New Day let the newly-elected far-left Manhattan DA off the hook regarding his most radical soft-on-crime policies. We blogged Thursday about the show's segment on Alvin Bragg's policies. On Friday morning, co-host John Berman actually interviewed Bragg. And both times, the show focused on Bragg's relatively less controversial policies,…

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CNN Rushes to Defend Outrageous Soft-on-Crime Policies of Manhattan DA

January 6th, 2022 5:12 PM

What CNN did Thursday morning was a crime—against good journalism. In a New Day segment discussing the soft-on-crime policies of the new Manhattan DA, CNN focused on the less controversial aspects of his policies, while failing to disclose the truly outrageous ones.

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Nets Silent on New York City DA Vowing to Let Violent Criminals Walk

January 5th, 2022 9:02 PM

While the broadcast networks were busy spending Wednesday hyping the anniversary of January 6 for political gain in the midterms, they were intentionally overlooking the violent chaos in their own backyard in New York City. There, newly minted District Attorney Alvin Bragg promised to allow violent criminals to walk free as part of his progressive Democratic criminal justice reform plan; at a…

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CNN: Holding Dems Accountable for Violence is 'Both-Siderism'

January 5th, 2022 6:03 PM

During CNN's breaking news coverage of Attorney General Merrick Garland's news conference on the Justice Department's January 6 investigation, chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin scoffed at Garland's desire to prosecute political violence no matter what political party is involved. 

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CNN Analyst Admits: New York AG 'Politically Targeted' Trump Family!

January 4th, 2022 10:30 AM

On New Day, CNN legal analyst Elie Honig, commenting on the subpoenas that NY Attorney General Letitia James has issued against Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump, says: "The Trumps' argument here is not absurd. It's not ridiculous. The crux of their argument is, we have been politically targeted by this attorney general, Letitia James. And you know what? They’re right! Because…

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Katy Tur Suggests LAPD Were Overarmed Responding to Possible Gunman

December 31st, 2021 12:13 PM

On Thursday afternoon, MSNBC host Katy Tur pushed for police officers to be less armed when they go into dangerous situations as she fretted that LAPD officers had too much weaponry when they responded to reports of a violent attack at a Burlington Coat Factory.

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DOOCY TIME: Here’s Peter’s Top Briefing Tangles With Jen Psaki in 2021

December 30th, 2021 3:30 PM

Following four years of combative White House press briefings and showboaters like Jim Acosta and April Ryan becoming Resistance household names, the White House Briefing Room saw a different show in 2021 with Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Often times, one could count on one man to do what Acosta refused to do in respectfully challenging an administration: Fox’s Peter Doocy.

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Pedo Problem: Second CNN Producer With 'Potential Juvenile Victims'

December 30th, 2021 3:23 PM

CNN is ending 2021 the same way they spent most of it: in the gutter. Late Wednesday, news broke that yet another CNN producer was under “criminal investigation” for sexually preying on minors. This time it was the producer for Jake Tapper’s weekday show The Lead, Rick Saleeby.

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MSNBC: Fox News Only Covering Theft Because They Hate Black People

December 30th, 2021 1:02 AM

Chris Hayes has a long history of making absurd and hateful claims on his nightly MSNBC show, but it appears there is no comment or bizarre conspiracy theory that’s too low for him. On Wednesday night’s edition of “All In”, Hayes spent an entire segment dismissing America’s rising crime rates, and questioned the motives of any network that dared to cover it.