REWIND: Riding to Obama’s Rescue, After Wright’s Radicalism Exposed

March 17th, 2024 10:16 AM

Sixteen years ago this weekend, Illinois Senator Barack Obama’s presidential campaign was in real trouble, after ABC exposed the radicalism of Obama’s longtime pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Liberal journalists, however, adored Obama, so over the next several days the media elite became the candidate’s personal rapid-response team.


FLASHBACK: Democratic Supreme Court Nominees Never Liberal Enough

February 23rd, 2022 10:22 AM

Whomever President Joe Biden selects to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer expect the liberal media to ACTUALLY worry the selection isn’t progressive enough. The following examples of liberal journalists worrying about Supreme Court nominees not being left enough are from the Media Research Center’s archive.

The Liberal Media’s Perpetually Skewed SCOTUS Coverage

July 9th, 2018 8:00 AM
President Trump won’t officially announce his latest nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court until this evening, but it’s already easy to predict the liberal media’s spin. As with all recent Republican nominees, reporters will repeatedly label them as “conservative,” which will nicely reinforce the Democrats’ strategy to paint them as outside “the mainstream.” But when Democratic Presidents announce…

GMA Promotes Michelle Obama’s School Lunch Program

November 10th, 2014 10:13 AM
On Monday, ABC’s Good Morning America provided First Lady Michelle Obama’s school lunch program, entitled the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, with some free publicity. Co-host George Stephanopoulos touted how “new federal guidelines pushed by the First Lady have cafeterias serving up healthier foods and a new study finds those lunches may be better than the ones parents pack for their kids.”

Flashback: How the News Media Celebrated Democratic Win in ’06

November 1st, 2014 2:25 PM
Looking back at 2006, the media weren’t wagging their fingers at Democrats warning that, if they won Congress, it was their job to become responsible partners for then-President George W. Bush. Instead, the media were rejoicing at the idea that an all-Democratic Congress could tie up the Bush administration with subpoenas, and even impeachment.

TV Hosts Ignore Claire Shipman’s Marriage to Obama Press Secretary J

April 22nd, 2014 3:33 PM
Since Monday, April 14, ABC's Claire Shipman has been touring the network and cable news networks to promote her new book that she co-wrote with Katty Kay entitled "The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self Assurance-What Women Should Know." Despite the eight television appearances Shipman has made since last Monday, only two interviews openly acknowledged her marriage to White House…

Bozell Column: Priebus Takes On Media Bias

August 6th, 2013 11:18 PM
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is doing the right thing. He’s making the national media’s blatant partisan bias a prominent issue right out of the gate to Campaign 2016. Priebus sent a letter to CNN president Jeff Zucker and NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt demanding they cease efforts to air promotional Hillary Clinton films on their airwaves, or he’ll seek…

ABC Mocks 'Rattled' GOP for Objecting to Planned Hillary Clinton Minis

August 6th, 2013 11:39 AM
Good Morning America's Claire Shipman on Tuesday made no effort to hide her bias, mocking Republicans who object to planned Hillary Clinton TV movies. On CBS This Morning, Jan Crawford insisted that actress Diane Lane, who will be playing Clinton in a NBC miniseries, brings "the glitz and glamour of Hollywood" to the portrayal of the former Secretary of State. The Today show described the…

ABC Again Touts Eliot Spitzer: 'Infamy Might Work to His Advantage,' S

July 9th, 2013 12:06 PM
For the second day in a row, the journalists at Good Morning America failed to identify prostitution patron Eliot Spitzer as a Democrat. Yet, in a story on the politician's comeback, reporter Claire Shipman made sure to highlight former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford as a Republican. Regarding Spitzer's bid to be the New York City comptroller, Shipman enthused, "A new political lesson for…

Tangled Web: Claire Shipman, ABC Reporter/Wife to Top Obama Aide, Head

June 27th, 2013 3:36 PM
 ABC's Claire Shipman isn't just another pro-Obama journalist. She's also married to Jay Carney, the President's press secretary. If that wasn't enough of a conflict, Jeffrey Lord of the American Spectator recently revealed that Shipman has served on a White House panel in her official capacity as a journalist. A series of 2010 videotapes shows Shipman's role in the "Council on Women and…

ABC Begins 'Hillary Watch' 2016, Features Man Hoping She'll 'Save the

April 3rd, 2013 11:42 AM
Longtime Hillary Clinton fan Claire Shipman isn't waiting for the 2016 push. The Good Morning America reporter on Wednesday launched "Hillary Watch" and regurgitated talking points about a potential presidential bid. She breathlessly related, "But with the launch of an independent super PAC, the question is everywhere. Is Hillary ready to run?"  Shipman also featured a Clinton supporter…