CBS Omits Details From Castile Police Shooting Trial

June 19th, 2017 6:01 PM
As the three broadcast network evening newscasts on Friday informed viewers that former Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty of committing manslaughter last year against black motorist Philando Castile, CBS conspicuously omitted two facets of the case that help explain why he was acquitted. More than a year ago, Castile was tragically shot to death by Officer Yanez after…

CBS, NBC Celebrate Obama’s First Public Appearance Since Inauguration

April 24th, 2017 9:50 PM
Former President Barack Obama made his first public appearance at the University of Chicago on Monday, where the liberal media championed his return. “Meantime tonight, we're hearing from former President Obama speaking out in his first public event since leaving office, jumping back into the spotlight and a lot of attention focused on what he would say about his successor, President Trump,”…

Nets Tout Liberal Tax Day Protests; Smeared Tea Party Events in 2009

April 15th, 2017 9:33 PM
On Saturday, the major broadcast networks dedicated airtime to the liberal Tax Day protests against President Trump as one network aired a crowd chanting “lock him up,” another refused to acknowledge the anti-Trump violence in California, and all of them declined to label the demonstrations. This coverage of April 15 protests by liberals stood in stark contrast to how ABC, CBS, and NBC dismissed…

CBS Fawns Over ‘Progressive’ Efforts to Gin Up Anti-Trump Protests

February 15th, 2017 9:56 PM
CBS made their position on protests against President Donald Trump pretty clear during Wednesday’s Evening News. “President Trump has been an inspiration to many, including many of his opponents, motivating them to speak out,” mocked anchor Scott Pelley to start off the segment. Reporter Dean Reynolds touted the widespread efforts of ‘progressives’ to organize and rally against the Republican…

NBC’s Holt Lectures Viewers on the Meaning of the Statue of Liberty

January 30th, 2017 10:39 PM
With the debate over the legality of President Donald Trump’s immigration and travel ban still raging Monday evening, NBC broadcasted their Nightly News program “from the shadow of the Statue of Liberty” accompanied by a lecture from anchor Lester Holt. “Behind me the Statue of Liberty, which for nearly 130 years, has symbolized the welcome arms of a country of immigrants,” he opined at the start…

CBS Knocks ‘Chaotic’ Trump Admin; 'It Was That Kind of Day'

January 26th, 2017 9:21 PM
From the first words out of anchor Scott Pelley on Thursday’s CBS Evening News, one had to know what kind of newscast it would be. Throughout the newscast’s A-block, every segment involved almost exclusive criticism of the Trump administration on issues ranging from the border to the media to Syrian refugees to trade agreements.

Nets Lavish 17 Times More Coverage on Obama’s Farewell Than Bush’s

January 11th, 2017 12:15 PM
Following fawning network coverage of President Obama’s farewell address on Tuesday night, on Wednesday, the NBC, ABC, and CBS morning shows continued the lovefest by devoting another 16 minutes and 5 seconds of air time to the speech. That stands in stunning contrast to the paltry 55 seconds the same morning shows offered to then-President George W. Bush’s farewell address in 2009.

CBS, NBC Go Numb in Obama Farewell Preview; ‘The Embodiment of Hope'

January 10th, 2017 8:19 PM
To the surprise of probably no one who visits NewsBusters, CBS and NBC went soft in their Tuesday evening newscasts previewing President Obama’s farewell address, touting Obama as having been “the embodiment of hope and the personification of change.”

ABC, NBC Arrive on Chicago Torture Vid; CBS Censors Race of Attackers

January 5th, 2017 1:13 PM
On Thursday, ABC and NBC aired their first reports on the beyond disturbing Facebook video of a racially-tinged attack by African American young adults on a mentally-disabled white man in Chicago. Good Morning America and Today, along with CBS This Morning, aired full reports on the heinous kidnapping and torture. All of the morning newscasts featured the "anti-Trump rhetoric," as Today put it,…

Nets Fret Trump’s Labor Department Pick Is Part of ‘War on Labor’

December 9th, 2016 12:02 AM
Another day another leftist freak-out over an appointment by President-Elect Donald Trump from the Big Three networks. The liberal outrage Thursday was over Trump’s selection of fast food CEO Andrew Puzder to head up the Labor Department. “Continuing on the workers' front, Mr. Trump named as his new labor secretary, Andrew Puzder, a fast-food chain CEO and anti-regulation crusader who says…

CBS Censors Indiana Dem’s D.C. Lobbyist Past in Covering Senate Race

October 26th, 2016 9:06 PM
For the second day in a row, the CBS Evening News committed a disservice to their viewers in covering competitive U.S. Senate races by censoring massive pasts of Democratic challengers with Wednesday featuring the newscast omitting any mention of former Senator-turned-candidate Evan Bayh having a lucrative lobbying career since he left the Senate in 2011.

NBC, CBS Champion Democratic Filibuster for Gun Control Legislation

June 15th, 2016 9:48 PM
During their evening news coverage Wednesday NBC and CBS championed Senate Democrat Chris Murphy’s (Ct.) filibuster for movement on gun control legislation. Reporter Peter Alexander praised Murphy’s actions as, “a filibuster fueled by frustration,” on NBC’s Nightly News. “Democrats commandeering the Senate floor, trying to force a vote to toughen up gun laws,” Alexander continued. 

Nets Neglect to Fully Separate Cruz from Ad Against Melania Trump

March 23rd, 2016 9:21 PM
On Wednesday night, the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC did little to nothing to separate Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz from the unaffiliated Super PAC that ran an ad featuring a naked picture of Donald Trump’s wife Melania and instead chalked it up to a “nuclear war of words” representing more “shame” in “their nasty rivalry.”

First Networks Touted Hillary as 'Unstoppable,' Now It's Trump

February 23rd, 2016 4:43 PM
One day after hyping the “re-energized” Hillary Clinton and her “impregnable lead” on Democrat Bernie Sanders, the networks switched focus and similarly touted Donald Trump’s “unstoppable” momentum in the Republican primaries. CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose wondered, “But is Trump becoming unstoppable and therefore the party either does something now or it's too late?”