CBS Hounds Catholic Bishop on 'Landmark Document' on Homosexuals

October 15th, 2014 3:50 PM
The CBS This Morning anchors stayed true to their reputation of playing softball with liberal guests, while badgering conservative/traditional ones with their Wednesday interview of Cardinal Timothy Dolan. Norah O'Donnell raised the much-hyped midterm report from the bishops' synod underway at the Vatican, and wondered, "How groundbreaking is it for the Catholic Church to raise even that question…

Networks Boost LGBT Lobby's 'Seismic Shift' Spin on Vatican Meeting

October 14th, 2014 5:33 PM
On Tuesday, the Big Three networks' morning newscasts carried water for the left-wing Human Rights Campaign by adopting their "seismic shift" label about the midterm report from the Catholic bishops' Extraordinary Synod on the Family. On Good Morning America, ABC's Amy Robach trumpeted that "the Catholic Church appears to be making a seismic shift towards gays and divorcees." Norah O'Donnell also…

MRC's Notable Quotables: Journalists Plead with Hillary to Run: 'If No

June 23rd, 2014 8:55 AM
Now online: the June 23 edition of Notable Quotables, MRC’s bi-weekly compilation of the latest outrageous quotes in the liberal media. This week, as Hillary Clinton embarks on a book tour, feminist journalists urge her to run for President. “If not you, who?” lobbied longtime NBC anchor Jane Pauley, now with CBS.  As for Hillary’s gaffes, such as claims she and her husband were “dead broke”…

Jane Pauley, Who Campaigned for Obama, Pleads for Hillary to Become Fi

June 16th, 2014 8:10 AM
Jane Pauley, who campaigned for Barack Obama in 2008 as she declared “I want to see the cool, steady hand of Barack Obama on that Bible on Inauguration Day,” on CBS’s Sunday Morning pleaded for Hillary Clinton to try to succeed him: “If not you, who? Who is the viable woman of either party who could win a primary nomination in 2016 if not you?”

Obama Campaign Donor/Volunteer Jane Pauley Jumps to CBS News

April 10th, 2014 6:38 PM
Jane Pauley, who, while campaigning for Barack Obama in 2008, declared “I want to see the cool, steady hand of Barack Obama on that Bible on Inauguration Day,” has joined CBS News as a contributor to CBS News Sunday Morning. She also gushed back in 2008: “Not only could Barack Obama be a good President, he’d be an exceptional one. And I so look forward to it.”

Return to Form: On Today, Bryant Gumbel Blames GOP for Shutdown, For

December 30th, 2013 8:29 AM
Former Today co-hosts Bryant Gumbel and Jane Pauley shared in the NBC anchoring duties on Monday’s Today, and Gumbel naturally returned to Republican-bashing form. In a 7:30 am segment on the top news stories of 2013 as rated by users at, when the government shutdown came up, Gumbel argued it’s a “false equivalency” to blame both parties for the shutdown when all the blame…

Marching for Life in the Face of a Pro-Abortion Media

January 25th, 2013 6:56 AM
Today is the 40th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., a day that is likely to pass with limited, if any, notice from a national news media which is hostile to the pro-life cause. While the abortion issue has divided Americans for the past four decades, journalists have consistently come down on the pro-abortion side of this debate. It’s a bias some reporters freely admit. “I think…

Pauley Back on NBC, Yearned for ‘Cool, Steady Hand’ of ‘Exceptio

March 13th, 2010 7:13 PM
In 2008, just four years after leaving NBC News, Jane Pauley gave the maximum allowed donation to Barack Obama ($2,300) and campaigned for him in her native Indiana where she proclaimed “I want to see the cool, steady hand of Barack Obama on that Bible on Inauguration Day” and predicted Obama will be “an exceptional” President, enthusing: “I so look forward to it!” On Tuesday morning (March 9)…

Doonesbury Creator Hates Journalists Who Troll for 'Obvious or Inane

April 23rd, 2009 1:50 PM
Garry Trudeau, the leftist author/artist of the comic strip Doonesbury, gave an interview about Twitter to the Mediabistro blog WebNewser, where he displayed his snooty distaste for "populist pandering" to the little people. When asked if any TV news stars were particularly annoying on Twitter, he unfurled a general pet peeve instead: asking for "obvious or inane" interview questions from the…

'Dateline NBC' Alumna Jane Pauley Again Stumps for Obama: 40 People Sh

October 5th, 2008 6:54 PM

'Dateline NBC' Alumna Jane Pauley Stumps for Obama: 8 People Show Up

September 23rd, 2008 4:55 PM
There's a heartwarming story in today's Times of Northwest Indiana. Jane Pauley, one-time co-host of NBC's Today and Dateline NBC programs, made an appearance yesterday for Barack Obama. Joining her was Steve Skvara, the retired steelworker who in August of last year tearfully asked Democratic presidential candidates at a debate, "What's wrong with America? And what will you do to change it?"…