NB Year-in-Review: The Most Outrageous Quotes of 2016, Part II

December 28th, 2016 9:55 AM
All this week, NewsBusters is recounting the most obnoxious liberal bias of 2016. Yesterday, we presented the most outrageous examples of journalists fawning over liberal or left-wing icons; today’s installment showcases some of this year’s most rancid quotes attacking Republicans or conservatives. Most of the media’s ire this year was aimed at GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump — who,…

New Yorker Editor Provides Cover for Obama's Hollowing of Democrats

November 24th, 2016 10:33 AM
Even on his way out the door, they can't get off their bended knee. The last eight years have provided countless examples of media fawning over President Obama -- make that last dozen years, since his coming-out party at the Democrats' national convention in Boston.

New Yorker Finds 'F---ing Pissed' TV News Source After Trump Meeting

November 22nd, 2016 11:52 AM
The first summary of the meeting between Donald Trump and network TV stars and executives yesterday was the official one, via Kellyanne Conway: When asked if the meeting was about mending fences, Conway said, “There’s no need to mend fences. It was an off-the-record meeting. It was very cordial. Very productive. Congenial. But it was also very candid and honest.” The New York Post used the term…

New Yorker Editor: Obama Worried About Trump’s ‘Misogyny and Racism’

November 18th, 2016 5:22 PM
New Yorker editor David Remnick appeared on CBS This Morning to brag about his scoop on Barack Obama’s reaction to the election of Donald Trump. Asked by Charlie Rose what “worries” Obama about the President-elect, Remnick marveled, “Where to on begin? Certainly appointments like Sessions or Flynn, whom he fired, or Steve Bannon. That is for starters worries him. He worries that someone who had a…

Obama Joins Media in Blaming ‘Fake News’ for Trump Win

November 18th, 2016 11:58 AM
On the heels of network coverage hyping liberal fears that fake news stories shared on Facebook and across social media fueled Donald Trump’s election victory, on Friday, NBC’s Today and CBS This Morning touted President Obama pushing the issue during a Thursday press conference overseas.

NBC Hails Muhammad Ali’s Left-Wing Activism, Skips Reagan Endorsement

June 6th, 2016 3:47 PM
On Monday, rather than simply remember Muhammad Ali’s boxing career and humanitarian work around the world, NBC’s Today chose to politicize the athlete’s death and praise the liberal activism of his youth. Co-host Savannah Guthrie wanted to avoid a “gauzy portrait” of Ali and instead focus on “How radical, how controversial, and how expensive it was to him personally to do what he did in the '60s…

MRC's Notable Quotables: 'First-Rate' Hillary Just Like Jefferson

April 18th, 2016 9:02 AM

Posted below: the April 18 edition of Notable Quotables, MRC’s bi-weekly compilation of the latest outrageous quotes in the liberal media. This issue: The “first-rate” Hillary Clinton is just like Thomas Jefferson and John Quincy Adams, according to journalists.  Meanwhile, Chris Matthews told Bernie Sander’s campaign chairman that the socialist candidate stimulates his “erogenous zone.” Over…

CNN Ties 'Racism' to 'Obama Derangement Syndrome'; Hits Reagan, Bush

April 3rd, 2016 6:06 PM
On Sunday's Fareed Zakaria GPS on CNN, host Zakaria seemed to be doing an impression of the type of super-biased political panel one would expect to find at MSNBC in the form of four liberals pitted against one moderate Republican and no conservatives discussing the role of racism in opposition to President Barack Obama. New Yorker editor David Remnick charged George H.W. Bush used "racist memes…

PBS: Obama Eulogy 'One of the Great Moments Anyone Has Ever Seen'

July 6th, 2015 11:11 PM
Only on PBS would it be considered part of a Fourth of July celebration to have the editor of The New Yorker gush over Barack Obama’s most “progressive” accomplishments. It’s also quite like PBS to have this journalist conclude that he feels about Obama just like you would feel about  “your favorite ball team.” The program was the late-night talk show Charlie Rose, and the gushiest moment from…

Mika Schools New Yorker Editor Who Bragged of Condescending to Trump

June 22nd, 2015 9:37 AM
The screencap shows New Yorker editor David Remnick, on today's Morning Joe, raising his hand to proudly plead guilty to condescending to Donald Trump, whom he had just called a "comical blowhard" in regretting that he was "conceivably a player" in the presidential race. Mika Brzezinski is no fan of The Donald on the issues, so give her extra credit for sticking up for his relevance to the race…

HBO Star Lena Dunham Sinks Into Insulting 'Dog or Jewish' Controversy

March 30th, 2015 11:01 PM
Screenwriter and actress Lena Dunham has managed to put herself back in the limelight amid a new controversy. Dunham finds herself in the news not because her show Girls had season premiere ratings that plummeted by 40 percent, or the questionable incidents from her book Not that Kind of Girl that included passages of molesting her sister or falsely accusing an innocent man of raping her. No.…

Year-End Awards: The Biggest Obamagasms of 2014

December 20th, 2014 1:17 PM
On Thursday, the Media Research Center announced our “Best Notable Quotables of 2014,” as selected by a distinguished panel of 40 expert judges. Over the next several days, we’ll present these Notable Quotables as a way to review the worst media bias of 2014. Today, the winner and top runners-up for this year’s “Obamagasm Award.”  

David Remnick: Ben Bradlee Was Not an ‘Ideological Man’

October 22nd, 2014 1:43 PM
The New Yorker editor and former Washington Post reporter contends that “the most overstated notion” about the late Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee “was the idea that he was an ideological man. This was a cartoon.” He and Post publisher Katharine Graham, though “often seen as ferociously committed liberals…were, in fact, committed to the First Amendment.”

MRC’s Notable Quotables: Media Race to Bury Perry After ‘Ridiculou

August 25th, 2014 9:41 AM
Now online: the August 25 edition of Notable Quotables, MRC’s bi-weekly compilation of the latest outrageous quotes in the liberal media. This week, journalists pronounce the blatantly partisan indictment of Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry a “blemish” that could “mar his legacy,” even as an MSNBC regular blasts it “the stupidest thing I’ve seen in my entire career.” Also: an MSNBC…