NewsBusters Podcast: Deconstructing the 'News' with Chris Plante

December 14th, 2022 10:33 PM

Talk radio is a very important place for Americans to get an alternative to the very stacked product of the leftist news media. Nationally syndicated radio host Chris Plante -- whose show airs locally on WMAL-FM -- visited our offices and we talked about corruption in the "news" media, where every Democrat is wonderful and smart and every Republican is painted as evil and yet clueless.


Press Ignores Obama's Lie About Emails to Hillary's Private Server

June 15th, 2018 4:49 PM
Thursday's Inspector General's report reviewing FBI and Department of Justice actions before the 2016 election effectively concluded that former President Barack Obama lied to the American people and committed illegal acts in emailing then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private-server email addresses. The IG also found that former FBI Director James Comey scrubbed all hints of Obama's prior…

Mitchell Hits Clinton on Scandals, then Gushes Over Her Favorability

March 10th, 2015 12:58 AM
During Monday’s NBC Nightly News, Andrea Mitchell hit Hillary Clinton hard over her email scandal and the millions the Clinton Foundation had received from foreign governments, but still found time to fawn over “a path-breaking speech” Clinton gave “in Beijing 20 years ago” on women’s rights and her “extraordinary” levels of support among Democratic voters.

NBC & CBS Tout Obama Blasting GOP for 'Killing Reform' on Immigration

February 26th, 2015 12:40 PM
On Thursday, both NBC's Today and CBS This Morning were eager to promote MSNBC's town hall infomercial that allowed President Obama to push his executive overreach on illegal immigration and slam his opponents. On Today, news anchor Natalie Morales proclaimed: "The President is urging millions of undocumented immigrants to keep planning for eventual relief....he pledged to do everything in his…

CBS, NBC Chide Giuliani for Going Too Far in Criticizing Obama

February 19th, 2015 9:59 PM
In covering President Obama’s refusal to refer to terrorism as Islamic extremism, CBS and NBC devoted portions of their reports on Thursday night to comments Rudy Giuliani made the day before with NBC reserving a majority of their airtime to attacking the former New York City Mayor for having “set off a war of words” and taking presidential criticism “to another level.” Andrea Mitchell declared…

In SOTU Preview, CBS Declares Obama ‘Champion of The Middle Class'

January 19th, 2015 9:34 AM
President Obama is set to give his seventh State of the Union address on Tuesday night and on Monday, January 19, CBS This Morning did its best to give him some free publicity during their preview of the president’s annual speech. CBS reporter Bill Plante hyped President Obama’s tax increase agenda and argued that the goal of his State of the Union “is to put Republicans on the defensive as the…

Nets: Obama 'Blasted' Over U.S. Absence at Anti-Terror March

January 12th, 2015 12:34 PM
On Monday, all three network morning shows surprisingly devoted full reports to President Obama being strongly criticized for not attending – or not at least sending a top official to attend – an anti-terror march in Paris on Sunday. At the top of NBC's Today, co-host Matt Lauer announced: "While world leaders join millions for a massive anti-terror rally in Paris, the President is under fire for…

Nets Push 'Free Community College,' No Interest in Actual Cost

January 9th, 2015 12:30 PM
All three networks on Friday hyped Barack Obama's call for "free community college," but CBS, NBC and ABC offered very little in the way of skepticism about the cost or feasability of such a proposal.

‘Big Three’ Provide Free Publicity For Obama’s Ferguson Summit

December 2nd, 2014 11:00 AM
On Monday, President Obama hosted “activists and officials including police” for a summit in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting. Following the event, all three network morning shows gave the White House event ample publicity during their Tuesday morning broadcasts. While the “big three” (ABC, CBS, and NBC) networks did their best to promote President Obama’s initiative, all three omitted the…

Nets Continue Hyping GOP Aide's ‘Snarky Posting’ About Obama Daughters

December 1st, 2014 10:29 PM
On Monday night, the “big three” of ABC, CBS and NBC each spent portions of their evening newscasts reporting on the resignation of a House Republican staffer after she criticized Sasha and Malia Obama on her personal Facebook page. This marks the second full day of coverage since the first reports aired on Sunday morning and provides another example of a media double-standard between Democratic…

Anonymous Obama Staffer Trashes Netanyahu; ABC and NBC Fail to Cover

October 30th, 2014 5:49 PM
As of Thursday morning, both ABC and NBC have ignored the latest rift in the relationship between the United States and Israel as “a senior Obama administration official” told Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was nothing more than a “coward” and "chickens***."  Both the Wednesday evening and Thursday morning newscasts on ABC and NBC made no mention…

CBS Continues Network Obsession With Clinton Baby: ‘Political Royalty'

September 29th, 2014 10:05 AM
While ABC and NBC have moved on from their over-the-top gushing over Chelsea Clinton’s baby, CBS felt the need to continue to obsess over the announcement on Monday’s CBS This Morning. Reporter Bill Plante offered up a healthy dose of Clinton cheerleading when he proclaimed the baby to be the “newest member of a family of political royalty.” 

Networks Defend Obama as ‘Critics Pounced’ and Took 'Too Literally

August 29th, 2014 12:50 PM
On Friday morning, the major broadcast networks were out in full force to defend President Obama after his remarks at a press conference Thursday afternoon in which he said that “we don’t have a strategy yet” in how to militarily address the Islamic terrorist group ISIS in Syria. Leading the way was NBC’s Today, where co-host Matt Lauer told NBC News political director and moderator of Meet…

CBS Hypes Obama's 'Telephone Diplomacy' With Foreign Leaders, But Down

July 29th, 2014 12:03 PM
CBS This Morning correspondent Bill Plante on Tuesday hyped a new report about Barack Obama's "telephone diplomacy" as an example of just how the President is focused on the multiple foreign policy crises exploding around the world. Charlie Rose trumpeted, "President Obama is spending more time talking with foreign leaders than he has in years." [See video below. MP3 audio here.]  Promoting…