TOO LATE: CNN Shows Video of Drug Smugglers Hiking Across Border
December 26th, 2020 10:35 AM
Now that the election is over and informing Americans about the case for building a border wall can no longer benefit Republicans, CNN's New Day aired a report on Thursday that was unusually balanced for CNN in which highlighted an area where a border wall is desperately needed to stop drug smugglers.
Camerota Wrongly Claims Illegal Immigrant Tried to Enter 'Legally'
July 19th, 2019 1:40 PM
Alisyn Camerota and other CNN personalities have a persistently bad habit of misinforming their viewers by claiming that illegal immigrants aren't actually breaking the law as long as they apply for asylum after being caught sneaking into the country, in spite of liberals like law professor Jonathan Turley admonishing his fellow liberals on the subject a year ago.
CNN Drooling Over Texas Democratic Senate Candidate
March 6th, 2018 10:34 AM
Tuesday's edition of CNN's New Day featured a report very sympathetic to Texas Democratic Senate Candidate Beto O'Rourke, who hopes to unseat incumbent Republican Senator Ted Cruz during this year's midterm election.
CNN Finally Notices Schools in Texas That Already Arm Teachers
February 25th, 2018 6:57 PM
In a report aired on Friday's New Day and again on Saturday's CNN Newsroom with Fredricka Whitfield, CNN correspondent Ed Lavandera actually gave attention to a school district in Texas that already arms its teachers with concealed weapons and has them train in case they need to defend the school. On New Day, CNN hosts Alisyn Camerota and John Berman seemed skeptical after the report because the…
CNN Reporter Body Slammed on Live TV by Rioter in Charlotte
September 22nd, 2016 8:21 PM
As Wednesday night's Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN was giving live coverage to the riots in Charlotte, North Carolina, correspondent Ed Lavandera was knocked to the ground by a rioter on live television at 9:16 p.m. ET as he recalled that police had just recently used tear gas to get rioters to move further from the Omni Hotel.
MSNBC Slams ‘Violent Arrests’ By Charlotte Police, Ignores Looting
September 21st, 2016 11:07 PM
As Charlotte, North Carolina was being torn apart on Wednesday night, cable networks CNN, the Fox News Channel (FNC), and MSNBC offered wall-to-wall coverage of the carnage and tense scenes that, during the 9:00 p.m. Eastern hour, resulted in the one civilian being shot by another civilian and injuries to roughly a dozen police officers but MSNBC saw no reason in that hour to inform their viewers…
CNN Touts 'Outrage' Over New Campus Concealed Carry Law in Texas
October 11th, 2015 11:56 PM
Friday's Erin Burnett Outfront on CNN ran a report by correspondent Ed Lavendera focusing on negative reaction to a new law in Texas that will allow concealed carry permit holders over age 21 to bring their guns onto college campuses to enhance security.
The report was heavily slanted toward airing the views of those who wish to keep colleges as gun-free zones as Lavendera included six…
Unlike NBC, CNN Investigates Wendy Davis's 'Stretching the Truth' With
January 22nd, 2014 12:20 PM
Unlike the journalists at NBC, who last week offered a fawning profile of "overnight sensation" Wendy Davis, CNN's Anderson Cooper on Tuesday night actually investigated the "misleading" claims and "stretching the truth" of the liberal gubernatorial candidate's bio. In a "keeping them honest segment, AC360 anchor Cooper informed viewers that an "aspiring governor is under fire tonight for…
CNN's Lavandera Zeroes in on Tea Party's 'Lack of Diversity
March 31st, 2010 6:48 PM
On Wednesday's American Morning, CNN's Ed Lavandera focused on the "overwhelmingly white" turnout at the rallies sponsored by the Tea Party Express organization and played up the criticisms that there is an "anti-minority undertone" at the demonstrations.Lavandera, who is covering the Tea Party Express' cross-country tour, highlighted the race issue from the beginning of his report, which first…
CNN's Lavandera Misrepresents Illegal 'Lost & Stolen' Gun Ordinances
February 17th, 2010 4:01 PM
CNN's Ed Lavandera misrepresented "lost and stolen" gun ordinances passed by municipalities in Pennsylvania as "straw purchase ordinances" on Wednesday's American Morning, and hinted that gun rights supporters were somehow extreme. Lavandera also omitted that county and local governments in Pennsylvania cannot pass gun laws due to the state legislature preempting this area of regulation.The…
CNN Touts 'Iron Pipeline' of 'Legal' Guns That 'Go Bad
February 16th, 2010 6:30 PM
CNN's Ed Lavandera highlighted what gun control activists call the "iron pipeline" during a report on Tuesday's American Morning, where guns are obtained illegally through straw purchases, a felony offense under federal law, and smuggled to criminals who cannot legally purchase them. Lavandera never made it clear that such straw purchases are illegal during his report.Anchor John Roberts…
CNN Segment on Paddling Features Student Wearing Communist Insignia
August 20th, 2008 11:48 AM
[Update, 3:30 pm ET Wednesday: Video added, at right.]Wednesday’s American Morning program on CNN ran a segment by correspondent Ed Lavandera on the practice of corporal punishment for students, which featured a Texas student speaking out against paddling who wore a red T-shirt -- which featured the communist hammer and sickle symbol, an insignia popular with regimes which presided over the…