Norah O’Donnell Claims Journalism, Civility, Trust ‘Under Attack’

May 9th, 2019 10:19 PM
Instead of continuing to stay the course and attempt to resemble balance in a newscast, CBS News has decided that, with a change in anchor, they'll be going further leftward in moving longtime CBS This Morning co-host Norah O'Donnell to the position of CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor to replace Jeff Glor (who announced his final show will be Friday).

CNN’s Jake Tapper: Media Much More Supportive of Obama Than Trump

August 15th, 2017 6:34 PM
Most people in today’s “mainstream media” almost never admit they have a liberal bias when covering the news, but Jake Tapper -- host of The Lead, a weekday program on the Cable News Network -- did just that during an interview with Andy Greene of the Rolling Stone magazine that was posted on Tuesday, August 15.

Daily Beast: ‘The Only Good Newsman on Facebook’ Is Dan Rather

October 24th, 2016 5:59 PM
Is the presidential campaign driving you crazy? Ben Collins knows someone who might be able to help. Collins recently interviewed perhaps “the only sane man writing about politics” on Facebook, and tells us that the experience was “like therapy.” Collins’s inadvertent therapist: former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather. As Collins indicated, for more than a year Rather, galvanized by Donald…

FNC's Hannity Rebukes Smarmy Colbert, Challenges Him to Come to Israel

August 7th, 2014 8:15 PM
While Sean Hannity was providing first-hand coverage of the struggle between Israel and Hamas over the Gaza Strip, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert edited the Fox News Channel host's reporting to make it seem that he used the word “literally” constantly and compared that to a five-year-old boy who has become an Internet sensation after his live television where he often used the word “…

Praising Jon Stewart, NYT Perpetuates the Myth of Murrow

December 28th, 2010 4:50 PM
As reported at NB by TimesWatch editor Clay Waters, the New York Times bestowed the honor of "modern day Edward R. Murrow" on "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart for his advocacy for a bill awarding billions for the medical care of 9/11 first responders. As it would only ever do for a liberal, the Times lauded Stewart as the exemplar of righteous journalistic advocacy - hence the likeness to Murrow…

CBS’s Smith: Edward R. Murrow ‘Bold,’ ‘Gutsy’; Joe McCarthy

November 5th, 2009 4:18 PM
Thursday’s CBS Early Show looked back at 1954 as part of its ‘Time Machine’ series, with co-host Harry Smith praising former CBS anchor Edward R. Murrow for taking on Senator Joseph McCarthy: “McCarthy was on a kind of a witch hunt. Ed Murrow boldly recognized that and took him on....It was very gutsy and very risky on Murrow’s part....McCarthy was a bully. Ed Murrow said ‘I’m not going to stand…