FLASHBACK: Reporters Adored Jesse Jackson, “King” of America’s Left
July 22nd, 2023 8:43 AM
In the 1980s and ’90s, liberal reporters openly cheered the left-wing Rev. Jesse Jackson as “inspirational,” a “king” and a “rock star,” the “conscience of the country” and America’s “charismatic national symbol of human rights.”
NewsBusters Podcast: There Was No Neocon Press Parade
March 22nd, 2023 11:05 PM
On the 20th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War, NewsBusters is determined to rebut the silly leftist allegation that the "mainstream media" were Bush-Cheney lackeys who never threw tough questions before and during war in Iraq. Bill Moyers of PBS even claimed the media resembled a cult engaged in a "collective Jonestown-like suicide."
20 Years Later: The Truth About the Media and the Iraq War
March 18th, 2023 9:05 AM
For 20 years, lefties have blasted the press as weak or corrupt because the media did not prevent the Bush administration from launching the war in Iraq. It’s become an enduring myth amongst liberals — and one that an honest review of news coverage would quickly debunk.
Flashback: When Dems Lost ’02 Midterms, Liberals Blamed Fox News
November 19th, 2022 12:45 PM
Twenty years ago, Democrats lost a midterm election they had expected to win. But instead of blaming “candidate quality” or a party message that was out of synch with voters, liberal pundits whined that the real problem was that the media were too slanted towards conservatives for liberals to get a fair shake. That’s right, a pro-conservative press.
Stelter Sets Up Moyers to Smear Trump Fans as Wanting Reporters DEAD
June 29th, 2020 7:46 AM
On CNN’s Reliable Sources on Sunday, Brian Stelter lamented that Facebook was “radicalizing” people with allowing all this divisive speech on its platform. Then he welcomed on longtime PBS omnipresence Bill Moyers, who suggested it was a popular T-shirt at Trump rallies to suggest journalists should be lynched.
Stelter Asks Unctuous Softballs to 'Legendary Journalist' Bill Moyers
November 11th, 2019 10:59 PM
On Sunday, CNN Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter oozed about his "special one-on-one interview" with what CNN described as "legendary journalist" Bill Moyers, asking drama-queen softballs like "Do you fear for the country?" And "will people care this week? Will democracy hold up through this process?"
Hilarious: Rather Panics Over ‘Orwellian’ Sinclair's ‘False News’ Ad
April 3rd, 2018 11:05 PM
To accompany his Facebook post unleashing a torrent of disdain for the Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG), disgraced former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather used his weekly show on the far-left network The Young Turks to expand on the Sinclair ad controversy, denouncing it as “Orwellian” “propaganda” while deeming press criticism as authoritarian behavior.
FLASHBACK: Journalists Disrespected the Flag Long Before Kaepernick
September 26th, 2017 8:00 AM
Journalists are falling over themselves to praise NFL players taking a knee in protest during the National Anthem, but this isn’t the first time members of the liberal media have shown disrespect towards a symbol of national unity. Even as this country was recovering from the wounds of 9/11 some leftists in the press were agonizing over the proliferation of flag-waving. The following are some of…
Liberal Writer: Roger Ailes ‘Poisoned America’ With 'Fabrications'
May 27th, 2017 2:08 PM
According to author, critic, and former Fox News Watch panelist Neal Gabler, there’s not much of a mystery about who killed “the idea of media objectivity.” The perp, Gabler alleges, was the late Roger Ailes. “Before Fox News, most people actually trusted the media,” wrote Gabler in a screed that ran Friday on Salon and was originally published at BillMoyers.com.
Former ABC Reporter: Don’t Cover Trump Garbage or Bother With Balance
March 20th, 2017 9:33 AM
Veteran former ABC reporter Lynn Sherr pleaded with her fellow journalists: Stop doing journalism on Donald Trump when he and his spokespeople are only “spewing garbage” anyway! In her Friday post at the site run by left-wing public television omnipresence Bill Moyers, Sherr also actively discouraged practicing balanced journalism when it comes to the president, a la Jim Rutenberg’s front-page…
False! PBS Claims Public Benefits From Its 'Civil Discourse'
March 16th, 2017 10:49 PM
President Trump's first budget proposed to end funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, something we at the MRC have advocated throughout our history. It's not fair that conservative taxpayers should have to subsidize propaganda programs that insult their political philosophy and assault their favorite politicians.
Grumpy Bill Moyers Upset That ‘Fabricator’ Conway Is ‘Polluting’ CNN
February 11th, 2017 11:45 AM
PBS liberal Bill Moyers is upset at CNN for not being hostile enough to Republicans. The host offered a diatribe on February 8 praising the cable network for allegedly banning Kellyanne Conway. He inaccurately hailed, “Bravo to Jake Tapper and CNN for saying, ‘No!’ to Kellyanne Conway when the White House offered her up as a guest for his Sunday program.” But, then Conway did appear and Moyers…
Liberal Author: Trump’s Election Began Our ‘Cultural Civil War’
January 19th, 2017 5:20 PM
Some liberals were disappointed by the result of the presidential election. Others were devastated. Former Fox News Watch panelist Gabler is in the latter group. “The anguish of Nov. 8 has not subsided,” wrote Gabler in a piece that appeared last Thursday on Salon and originally ran at BillMoyers.com. “We think of the election almost as a kind of death -- the death of the America we thought we…
Former ABC Reporter on ‘Toxic Oaf' Trump's Win: ‘It Was Sexism’
November 12th, 2016 11:29 AM
Left bereft by the election results, veteran former ABC reporter Lynn Sherr had a long rant on the site of left-wing public television omnipresence Bill Moyers, under an aggressive headline: “Agree: It Was Sexism: It wasn't because she was unqualified or didn't get the popular vote. It was sexism.” Sherr lamented "the tide that turned America into a nasty pit of hatred is a direct descendant of…