FLASHBACK: The Liberal Media Hate-Storm After Justice Scalia’s Passing

February 18th, 2024 10:30 AM

Eight years ago this week, as the nation mourned the loss of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, left-wing pundits unleashed an appalling storm of hateful comments about the longtime conservative jurist, slashing him as “regressive,” “cruel” and “reprehensible.”

FLASHBACK: Slobbering Coverage of the Kennedys’ 2008 Obama Endorsement

January 28th, 2024 10:17 AM

Sixteen years ago, so-called reporters giddily celebrated the confluence of the ultra-liberal Kennedy family (a.k.a., “Camelot”) and the hard-left Obama campaign.

FLASHBACK: The Media’s Skewed Coverage of Past New Hampshire Primaries

January 21st, 2024 10:21 AM

Since 2008, the NewsBusters archives shows the intensive political coverage surrounding the New Hampshire primary has been a chance for journalists to take gratuitous potshots at conservative candidates, while liberals (often referred to as “moderates”) are treated to rock-star treatment.

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Chris Matthews Rants at Trump Voters: Hope You Enjoy the Tyranny!

January 16th, 2024 11:12 PM

Former MSNBC host Chris Matthews just turned 78, and when they let him loose on Morning Joe now, you can't help but think how much he resembles Joe Biden. He's bitterly anti-Trump, he rants and he rambles, and you have no idea when or where he's going to end his remarks. On Tuesday, Matthews put on his crabby face. The thrill up his leg was gone. 

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FLASHBACK: The Media’s Skewed Coverage of Past Iowa Caucuses

January 14th, 2024 10:18 AM

In coverage of past Iowa caucuses, the media elite have mocked religious conservatives like Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum and Ted Cruz, yet always seem to be thrilled by their Democratic choices, spinning radicals as “moderates.”

FLASHBACK: An Election So Biased, Even the Media Had to Admit It

November 4th, 2023 8:39 AM

Fifteen years ago today, November 4, 2008, American voters elected liberal Democratic Senator Barack Obama to the Presidency. It was a campaign in which the public recognized the media elite’s tremendous favoritism towards Obama, and even many reporters admitted the coverage had been slanted against the Republicans.

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FLASHBACK: Media Hit GOP Over Anti-Hillary Benghazi ‘Witch Hunt’

October 21st, 2023 8:54 AM

Eight years ago, when ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton faced tough questions over the Benghazi disaster, helpful news reporters lavished praise on her performance while condemning the partisanship of Republicans who dared question the Democratic presidential frontrunner.

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FLASHBACK: The Media’s Long History of One-Sided Shutdown Coverage

September 30th, 2023 8:50 AM

Journalists’ shutdown playbook is straightforward: single out Republicans for blame; highlight “victims” of the shutdown to build public anger; and then claim Democrats won because they were the “grown-up” party.

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Video: How the Media Should Be Covering Biden’s Burisma Scandal

August 7th, 2023 12:24 PM

It’s safe to say that CNN, MSNBC, and the broadcast networks have no interest in fully explaining the Biden/Burisma corruption allegations. We got tired of waiting around, so we decided to do it for them. Using a handful of out-of-context news clips from the Trump Presidency, we’ve simulated what it might look like if the media ever actually covered the Burisma scandal.

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FLASHBACK: Lib Journalists Loved Obama’s Ill-Fated Iran Nuke Deal

July 15th, 2023 8:45 AM

Eight years ago this week, the liberal media touted the “major victory” of President Obama’s “historic” deal with Iran that would supposedly limit the terrorist state’s access to nuclear weapons for at least a decade.

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Media VILIFIED GOP Budget-Cutters During 2011 Debt Fight

April 29th, 2023 9:00 AM

During the 2011 debt ceiling fight, the media relentlessly harassed Republican attempts to rein in spending, as journalists demanded tax increases and blasted conservatives as hostage takers and bomb-toting terrorists.

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Media Jeered Democrat Edwards’ Indictment: ‘Third World... Revenge’

April 4th, 2023 8:00 AM

The indictment of former President Trump has prompted gleeful cheers among many in the left-wing media, but a similar indictment of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards 12 years ago was jeered at the time as an “overreach” that could wind up being an “embarrassment” for the Justice Department.

Flashback: Year of Media Spin Gave Us Budget-Busting ObamaCare

March 25th, 2023 9:08 AM

Thirteen years ago this week, the liberal media celebrated the final passage of the Affordable Care Act, aka “ObamaCare,” President Barack Obama’s big government answer to the millions of Americans without health insurance. Passage came after a year of media cheerleading, as journalists trumpeted the alleged benefits of Obama’s plan and denigrated conservative critics as racists or terrorists…

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FLASHBACK: How the Media Tried to Kill Hillary’s E-Mail Scandal

March 11th, 2023 9:10 AM

Eight years ago, the New York Times’s Michael Schmidt broke the news that Hillary Clinton ignored government rules and used a personal server for e-mail during her time in office. Friendly journalists spent the next week furiously attempting to spin her scandalous conduct away, ultimately deriding reporters who provided tough coverage as Hillary “haters.”