King Impressed By ‘Thoughtful’ Portrayal of Harassing Morning Host
September 24th, 2021 3:22 PM
During a Friday interview with actress Reese Witherspoon about season two of AppleTV+’s The Morning Show, real-life CBS Mornings host Gayle King was impressed with the “thoughtful” and “very interesting” way the fictional series dealt with the all-too-real topic of a network news anchor being fired for sexually harassing co-workers. Without mentioning her disgraced former co-…
FLASHBACK: DiCaprio Panicked It Was ‘Too Late’ to Save Us From Climate
January 9th, 2021 12:15 PM
Liberal celebrities and journalists keep telling us that it’s “too late” save the Earth from the coming climate change horror. Well, in this week’s FLASHBACK we found movie star Leonardo DiCaprio worrying that very thing four years ago. The same day, ABC’s Good Morning America used a child as a prop to fret about polar bears and global warming.
Bloomberg Company Ensnared in Creepy Charlie Rose's Sex Scandal
June 12th, 2020 9:42 AM
“A rose by any other name would still smell as sweet.” That old saying is definitely not the case with disgraced sexual harasser Charlie Rose, who is still caught up in the ramifications of his bad behavior when working for CBS News. Even though it’s been three years since the #MeToo movement burst onto the public scene, the latest fallout is a new complaint filed in New York state against…
Amidst #MeToo Sex Claims, Tavis Smiley Ordered to Pay $1.5 Million
March 5th, 2020 10:33 AM
Fallout from the #MeToo sexual harassment accusations that began in 2017 continued to play out on Wednesday, when a former PBS talk show host was ordered by a judge to reimburse a total of nearly $1.5 million. The ruling calls for Tavis Smiley -- who was suspended by PBS on December 13, 2017 -- to pay the network $1.486 million after accusations arose that he violated the “morals…
Media Loved Castro As Much As Bernie – Maybe More
February 24th, 2020 4:31 PM
Perhaps the reason why Monday’s network morning shows only spent a combined 74 seconds discussing socialist Senator Bernie Sanders singing the praises of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro was because journalists on NBC, ABC, and CBS knew full well that they had provided even more effusive commentary on the communist autocrat.
Gross: Disgraced CBS Host Was Referred to as ‘Charlie Fu**ing Rose'
January 8th, 2020 5:24 PM
According to a Hollywood Reporter story, disgraced ex-CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose may have made a former intern watch an S&M scene, had a nickname of “Charlie Fuckin’ Rose” and intimidated his co-hosts who might stand up to his alleged sexual abuse. In the deposition, a lawyer asked, “Did you have a nickname in the studio, Charlie fuck'n Rose?…
WORST OF THE DECADE: Media Heroes
December 23rd, 2019 9:00 AM
As the decade comes to a close, NewsBusters is recounting the most obnoxious liberal bias of the last 10 years. In today’s installment, we have the most outrageous examples of journalists fawning over liberal or left-wing icons.
Liberal Rant Earns Reporter Anchor Chair on Morning Show Drama
November 5th, 2019 6:30 PM
Apple TV+'s flagship series, The Morning Show, was inspired by a book by CNN's Brian Stelter and it shows. Clearly meant to be prestige television in the mold of HBO, the series is more preachy, self-indulgent Newsroom than juicy, story-driven Big Little Lies. The first three episodes of a 10 episode season were released with the premiere of Apple TV+ on November 1.
NBC & CBS Mark #MeToo Anniversary, Ignore Lauer and Rose
September 9th, 2019 4:44 PM
On Monday, both NBC’s Today show and CBS This Morning marked the two-year anniversary of the #MeToo movement by interviewing the New York Times reporters who broke the Harvey Weinstein story in the fall of 2017. However, missing from the coverage was any mention of the scandals that hit both networks just weeks following Weinstein, with the firings of Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose.
The New Power Broker at CBS This Morning: Obama Friend, Dem Donor
May 6th, 2019 5:07 PM
Early on Monday, the news became official that co-host Norah O’Donnell is leaving CBS This Morning to become the new anchor of the Evening News. Also departing is co-host John Dickerson. Considering that disgraced co-host Charlie Rose departed in 2017 amidst sexual harassment claims, that leaves Gayle King as the incumbent star and power broker at This Morning. What does that mean for…
WashPost's Probe Into CBS and '60 Minutes' Boss Died in Darkness
April 2nd, 2019 1:52 PM
The Washington Post deserved credit for daring to report on another national media outlet when they outed the sexually aggressive behavior of CBS (and PBS) anchor Charlie Rose in November 2017. But Irin Carmon, a freelance reporter on that story alongside Post reporter Amy Brittain, is now spilling the beans in New York magazine on how the Post buckled on a follow-up story in 2018 on 60 Minutes…
CBS Lawyers: We Can't Be Blamed for Charlie Rose's Sexual Harassment
September 2nd, 2018 7:18 PM
Lawyers for CBS News are aggressively distancing the "Tiffany network" from the #MeToo sleaze factor, demanding that they be let out of the lawsuit filed by three women who accused Charlie Rose of sexual harassment. CBS insists they aren't responsible for any of their morning anchor's "Crusty Paw" behavior toward employees...because they weren't CBS employees.
Network of Harasser Charlie Rose Lectures on ‘Doing the Right Thing’
August 17th, 2018 1:11 PM
The network that, for years, employed alleged sexual harassers Charlie Rose and CEO Les Moonves decided to lecture Americans on Friday about “doing the right thing when nobody is watching.” CBS This Morning co-host and Obama donor Gayle King was particularly sanctimonious, despite the fact that she once complained about having to cover the allegations against “my friend…
King Reverses Course on Rose: ‘Let the Chips Fall Where They May'
May 4th, 2018 11:52 AM
Perhaps feeling the heat over her kind words for accused sexual abuser Charlie Rose, CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King backtracked on Friday and said of the investigation: “Let the chips fall where they may.” On Thursday, King declared she was “sick” of covering the sex allegations against her “friend” and former colleague.