Flashback: The Media’s Decades of Cheering Castro’s Communism
November 26th, 2016 9:10 AM
Fidel Castro’s communist regime executed hundreds of political opponents and drove tens of thousands more into exile; hundreds of dissidents today languish in Cuban prisons. Yet liberals in the U.S. media — who rightly condemned such abuses when perpetrated by dictators such as Chile’s Augusto Pinochet — inexplicably remain enchanted with Castro and his socialist…
Hillary the Feminist Champion, Battling Sexist America
July 1st, 2016 9:28 AM
Part Two of NewsBusters' Special Report: Hillary Clinton's Media Fan Club. When Hillary faced tough questions or scrutiny over her scandals, members of her media fan club cast her critics as motivated by sexism and antagonism to her feminist achievements.
Clarence Page Likens Bathroom Law to Willie Horton, Laughs Off Danger
May 1st, 2016 11:17 PM
As this weekend's syndicated The McLaughlin Group discussed the issue of the North Carolina bathroom law which limits people from using public restrooms in state buildings that do not correspond to the gender listed on their birth certificates, Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune compared the issue to Willie Horton from the 1988 presidential campaign.
He ended up dismissively laughing…
Clift Cites Gun vs. Auto Death Stat to Justify Obama Gun Control
January 5th, 2016 4:20 PM
Towards the end of her January 4 piece for the Daily Beast hailing President Obama's controversial and arguably illegal move to essentially legislate new gun controls via presidential fiat, liberal journalist-turned-pundit Eleanor Clift justified the action by complaining that gun-related deaths in the U.S. now outpace automobile accidents.
Year-End Awards: The Hopeless Haters Award
December 27th, 2015 9:47 AM
Since last week, NewsBusters has been presenting each category from the Media Research Center’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2015,” our annual awards for the year’s worst journalism. Today, the “Hopeless Haters Award,” for the worst quotes denigrating the conservative GOP presidential candidates. Winning the top slot: MSNBC Morning Joe regular Donny Deutsch, who…
Year End Awards: The Ruining the Revolution Award
December 26th, 2015 9:59 AM
Since Monday, NewsBusters has been presenting each category from the Media Research Center’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2015,” our annual awards for the year’s worst journalism. Today, the “Ruining the Revolution Award,” for journalists wailing about how awful it will be for communist Cuba to become more like the capitalist U.S. Winning this award, Fox News…
Eleanor Clift Praises Trump's No Labels Performance
October 13th, 2015 3:22 PM
It looks like we have yet another Flying Pigs Alert. Reliably liberal Eleanor Clift has praised Donald Trump's performance at the No Labels convention yesterday. Yes, you read that right. Not only that, Clift was also surprisingly critical of Bernie Sanders at the same event. Will political wonders never cease? Of course, Clift did deliver a bit of obligatory liberal slam against Trump…
Clift Attacks Carly! 'Offensive' to Say PP is 'Selling Baby Parts'
September 21st, 2015 1:09 PM
Eleanor Clift, on Saturday’s McLaughlin Group, attacked GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina for playing “fast and loose” on the facts around those Planned Parenthood videos. The Daily Beast blogger became the latest liberal to deny the reality of the horror of those videos as she inaccurately claimed Fiorina was wrong, at last week’s GOP debate, to imply that Planned…
Flashback: 15 Times the Media Politicized Hurricane Katrina
August 24th, 2015 1:23 PM
Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans and it wasn’t long after the devastation that liberal reporters, hosts and columnists politicized the tragedy - from the left. Everything from George W. Bush’s “big oil” buddies to America’s racism to even tax cuts were blamed for the high human toll.
'Obama's Mentor Hates Your Lungs,' Daily Beast Shrieks
April 2nd, 2015 6:51 PM
Liberal constitutional law expert Laurence Tribe may be one of the men who inspired President Obama politically, but he strongly disagrees with his power grab regarding EPA regulation now, and so all bets are off as far as the Daily Beast's Eleanor Clift is concerned.
Notable Quotables: Leave Influencing Elections to Biased Journalists
January 12th, 2015 9:44 AM
Now online: the January 12 edition of Notable Quotables, MRC’s bi-weekly compilation of the latest outrageous quotes in the liberal media. This week, ABC's Barbara Walters pushes conservative philanthropist David Koch to stay out of politics: “Do you think it’s fair that just because you have billions of dollars, you can influence elections?”
At the same time, NBC…
Year-End Awards: The Most Outrageous Media Quote of 2014
December 31st, 2014 9:59 AM
Wrapping up the Media Research Center’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2014,” it’s time to present the “Quote of the Year” for 2014, and the top two runners-up, as selected by our panel of judges.
Year-End Awards: The Dopiest News Media Quotes of 2014
December 29th, 2014 10:16 AM
Today’s installment of the Media Research Center’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2014,” as selected by our 40 expert judges, the “The Audacity of Dopes Award for the Wackiest Analysis of the Year.”
MRC DisHonors Awards: Clift Earns Quote of Year for Idiotic Assertion
September 26th, 2014 12:51 AM
A raucous crowd of conservatives attending the Media Research Center's 2014 Gala featuring the DisHonors Awards selected none other than liberal columnist and shameless Obama/Clinton sycophant Eleanor Clift as the recipient of the Quote of the Year for her insistence that Amb. Chris Stevens was not murdered by terrorists because he died, reportedly, of smoke inhalation.