‘Funny Clips,’ Presented By Chris Plante, at MRC’s DisHonors Awards
September 25th, 2016 2:05 AM
The Media Research’s Center’s 2016 Gala, featuring the “DisHonors Awards,” concluded Thursday night with Chris Plante presenting funny video clips, from comedy shows and the Internet, identified by Brent Baker and the MRC’s News Analysis Division.
Sally Kohn, 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' CNNers Win Dan Rather DisHonor
October 9th, 2015 5:01 PM
Lefty writer and CNN contributor Sally Kohn, along with her fellow CNN panelists, earned the dubious honor of winning the Dan Rather Memorial Award for the Stupidest Analysis at last night's Media Research Center Gala and DisHonors Awards.
Radio Host Suggests New Theme Song for Nightly News
February 5th, 2015 8:26 PM
On his February 5, 2015 program on WMAL in Washington, D.C., conservative radio host Chris Plante suggested a new theme song for the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. Check it out.
WashPost's Cillizza Dutifully Spins Robert Gates's Damning Revelation
January 8th, 2014 3:15 PM
Former Bush and Obama Secretary of Defense Robert Gates generally speaks warmly of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in his forthcoming memoir. But there is one passage in which he expresses his dismay at Clinton admitting that the reason she opposed President Bush's troop surge in Iraq was strictly political rather than based on a genuine disagreement with the policy.
But fear not,…
Oops? Obama Leaves 'Under God' Out of His Gettysburg Address Reading f
November 19th, 2013 11:49 AM
Chris Plante at WMAL Radio in Washington reported on his show Tuesday that President Obama joined a cast of 61 "noted lawmakers, politicians, news anchors and celebrities, including every living President, in reciting the Gettysburg Address" for PBS star Ken Burns, who made "The Civil War" documentary series.
Everyone else delivered the address as Lincoln had written it, including the phrase…
Fox News Hosts a 'Fair and Balanced Debate' About Controversial Tucson
July 15th, 2013 6:30 PM
During a weekend dominated by partisan bickering over the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, it was refreshing to see a network that wasn’t exclusively covering the reaction to the verdict. On the Fox News Channel program America’s News Headquarters, host Shannon Bream served as the moderator of a “fair and balanced debate” on the recent revelations that a Tucson school district received…
Radio Host Chris Plante Schools a Liberal Caller Who Pines for 'Fairne
May 24th, 2011 10:18 AM
For your listening pleasure another brilliant minute of WMAL's Chris Plante. (see below page break)
In this clip, the conservative talk show host rips apart a liberal caller who wants a "fairness doctrine" for radio.
WMAL's Chris Plante Rips Obama Campaign for 'Made in USA' Birth Certif
May 19th, 2011 12:57 PM
Yesterday our good friend Chris Plante of WMAL radio mocked the Obama reelection campaign for its dopey "Made in USA" birth certificate T-shirts.
(Watch the video after page break)
WMAL's Chris Plante Cites MRC/NewsBusters on April 26 Program
April 26th, 2011 3:37 PM
WMAL radio host -- and friend of NewsBusters -- Chris Plante gave a shout-out on his program this morning to our parent company the Media Research Center and our publisher, Brent Bozell.
The topic: the media's bias and double standards on gas price reporting.
Happy Anniversary Wishes for NewsBusters from Local Radio Hosts
August 16th, 2010 4:11 PM
Numerous conservative radio talk show hosts across the fruited plain are dedicated fans of NewsBusters and mention our site or otherwise direct their listeners to our content day after day.Some of them have told us that our site is invaluable to their show prep, which is quite the honor for us as the blogosphere and talk radio are the primary media outlets conservatives have to challenge the…
ABC's Wright Offers Sarcasm in Story on Conservative Criticism of Obam
December 30th, 2009 9:20 PM
Unlike CBS and NBC, ABC on Wednesday night reported on criticism from the right of how President Barack Obama is addressing terrorism, but correspondent David Wright tried to discredit the critics' points by reacting with astonishment and sarcastic snipes. Astonishment: “Do you really feel like President Obama has made the country less safe?” Sarcasm: Rebutting former Bush speech writer Marc…
Former CNNer Claims Network's Liberal Bias Caused Dobbs' Exit
November 15th, 2009 7:06 PM
A seventeen year veteran of CNN claimed Sunday that Lou Dobbs' surprising exit from the network was because "his opinions are out of lockstep with the rest of the mainstream news media."Discussing the issue with Howard Kurtz on CNN's "Reliable Sources," Chris Plante, a former CNN correspondent and current talk radio host, said Dobbs, as "the last conservative voice on the channel," no longer fit…