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REGIME MEDIA: ABC Floats Seizure of Trump Assets In NY Civil Ruling

February 21st, 2024 12:06 AM

ABC News tonight briefly repurposed its newscast as a platform from which to derive and convey to their audience the indulgement of the news division’s schadenfreude over the potential seizure of Trump properties, in enforcement the $355 million civil judgment against the former president. This episode had as its special guest star, New York Attorney General Letitia James. 

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STUNNING AND BRAVE: ABC News Fangirls Over Fani Willis

February 16th, 2024 12:16 AM

Among all the networks, it was ABC that fangirled the hardest at Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’ turn on the witness stand in a hearing to determine whether her office is fit to prosecute former President Donald Trump. 

OPEN-BORDERS MEDIA: ABC News Is Still Salty Over Dead Border Deal

February 13th, 2024 11:49 PM

ABC's World News Tonight continues to distinguish itself as the main purveyor of Biden talking points among the national network evening newscasts. Tonight’s embarrassment of a report on Ukraine, the border, and reaction to former President Donald Trump’s remarks regarding NATO might as well have been read to us from behind the lectern in the Brady Room.

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ABC News Continues To Carry Biden’s Water On Dead Border Bill

February 7th, 2024 11:55 PM

With the border deal dead, it’s all over but the shouting. And by shouting, we mean ABC News continuing to carry the Biden administration’s water in an update that practically reads like it came out of the White House press shop.

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ABC Rushes To Defend Biden-Senate Border Bill From GOP Criticism

February 1st, 2024 12:38 AM

Like good firefighters, ABC World News Tonight rushed to defend the stalled border bill currently being negotiated between The White House and the Senate. This is but the most recent instance of ABC’s going to the mat for this as of yet unseen legislation.

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Is Water Wet? Nets Swoon in Wonder Over Leftist UAW Backing Biden

January 25th, 2024 1:17 PM

Is water wet? Is the sky blue? What’s the logo of Target? These questions all seem obvious, but the question of who would receive the 2024 presidential endorsement of the far-left United Auto Workers was big news for the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC on Wednesday night and Thursday morning. As such, they marveled at the “powerful” union’s “big endorsement” of President Biden as he “[h]it[s…

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ABC News Develops Weird New Interest In Presidential Cognitive Decline

January 22nd, 2024 10:45 PM

As the 2024 campaign heats up, a network’s evening newscast deems it appropriate to cover the president’s cognitive decline. Not the sitting president, though, but his predecessor.

 

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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Mixed Bag: Nets Mention But Downplay Clinton in Epstein Document Dumps

January 5th, 2024 4:05 PM

Despite what some might have predicted, the major broadcast networks have been covering the first two dumps of previously-sealed documents relating to serial sexual criminal Jeffrey Epstein’s life of ruin and escapades alongside the rich and famous. As for how they did between Thursday morning and Friday morning, it was truly a mixed bag for ABC, CBS, and NBC in terms of highlighting former…

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ABC News Dutifully Carries Biden’s ‘Democracy’ Water

January 3rd, 2024 11:16 PM

ABC World News Tonight closed out a report on the ongoing Republican presidential primary by echoing Biden campaign talking points on upcoming campaign stops, which are aimed at highlighting “the stakes” of the 2024 election.

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Network Newscasts Unsure About How To Cover Biden-Maduro Prison Swap

December 21st, 2023 12:17 AM

The network evening newscasts were unsure whether to hail, cover neutrally, or condemn the latest U.S. prisoner swap with an authoritarian regime. In this case, the exchange with Venezuela’s Maduro dictatorial regime, which returned his notorious bagman, Alex Saab, in exchange for fugitive “Fat Leonard” and 10 additional hostages.

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Network Newscasts Hype Colorado Ruling Taking Trump Off Primary Ballot

December 20th, 2023 6:17 AM

The evening network newscasts delivered their breaking news reports on the Colorado Supreme Court decision disqualifying former President Donald Trump from the 2024 ballot with little substance, but plenty of emotional impact. 

 

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ABC Plays ‘Guess The Race’ In Report On Sexual Predator Loose In AZ

December 14th, 2023 12:25 AM

If ABC News is going to spend precious newscast time on a sex predator that tried to grab and do God-knows-what to three female students on separate occasions, then wouldn’t it be worthwhile to provide viewers with as much information as possible on the suspect so people know what to look for? It appears not.

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ABC Mad At Lack of “Hero’s Welcome” For Zelenskyy, GOP Border Demands

December 13th, 2023 12:03 AM

As you may already know, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited Washington, at President Joe Biden’s request, in order to lobby for additional U.S. military assistance (shorthand: taxpayer money) in its ongoing war against Russia. The GOP’s attachment of border reforms as a precondition to any further outlays of taxpayer dollars in Ukraine seems to have infuriated the media, if this…