NewsBusters Podcast: CNN Slaps Decency, Welcomes Toobin Back to Air

June 11th, 2021 4:29 PM

In a move that showed CNN’s refusal to have anything close to admirable ethics, the Jeffrey Zucker-led network welcomed back chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin on Thursday after a seven-month absence following a Zoom call in which he pleasured himself in front of colleagues at The New Yorker. Yes, that was the main topic of Friday’s NewsBusters Podcast, so listener discretion is…

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Tube-Ban Over: Jeffrey Toobin Returns to CNN in CRINGE Interview

June 10th, 2021 4:27 PM

CNN showed its aversion to decency, ethics, and journalistic principles on Thursday afternoon as the Jeffrey Zucker-led network officially welcome back chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin for an absolutely cringeworthy interview seven months after he was caught masturbating on a Zoom call with fellow journalists.

Leftist BuzzFeed Slated to Buy Verizon Media’s Liberal HuffPost

Business
November 20th, 2020 12:04 PM

The notoriously leftist BuzzFeed is reportedly set to purchase the insufferably liberal HuffPost. When it’s over, Verizon Media will have a stake in both.

Your Move, CNN: New Yorker Fires Jeffrey Toobin for Exposing Himself

November 11th, 2020 10:17 PM

On Wednesday afternoon, The New Yorker did the right thing in formally firing longtime staff writer Jeffrey Toobin for having exposed himself during an early October staff Zoom call simulating Election Day with New York’s NPR affiliate WNYC. Unfortunately, there was no word on his employment status at CNN (where’s currently on leave) other than an article from conservative media…

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CNN's S.E. Cupp: Ick, 'Bodily Fluids' on Rented GOP Tuxedo Trump Wore

November 5th, 2020 10:31 AM

On CNN's New Day, Never Trumper S.E. Cupp says: "Trump wore the Republican party like a rented tuxedo to get through the election . . . That tuxedo is in the corner, it’s crumpled up, it’s got cigarette-butt stains and [pauses] you know, um, bodily fluids on it.

Stelter Mocked for Mourning Gross Toobin Being 'Sidelined'

October 21st, 2020 9:30 AM

Brian Stelter bewailed the sidelining of Jeffrey Toobin and the #MeToobin blowback on Twitter was hilarious.

BuzzFeed Defends Toobin: Haven’t You Taken ‘3 Minutes’ to ‘Crank It?'

Culture
October 20th, 2020 4:10 PM

Ah, BuzzFeed News. That depraved outlet that died after Trump’s first presidential victory has become zombified and continues to hang around spewing bile in the form of write-ups that almost excuse “masturbating” on a work call.

Jeffrey Toobin Suspended After Exposing Himself on Zoom Call

October 19th, 2020 3:49 PM

Cue the jokes, NewsBusters readers. On Monday, The New Yorker announced that staff writer Jeffrey Toobin had been suspended for having exposed his genitalia and allegedly engaging in a sex act during a Zoom call last week between New Yorker staff and journalists with New York City-area NPR affiliate WNYC. Toobin, who’s also CNN’s chief legal analyst, was “granted”…

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CNN Hysteria: Barrett 'Spells Doom' for Abortion; Hearings: Dangerous

October 13th, 2020 8:45 PM

CNN’s New Day was on full offensive Monday morning in the minutes leading up to Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing. In the span of about ten minutes they laid out attacks on Barrett and Senate Republicans. One notable thing, they did not even mention the excellent credentials of the judge or that she is extremely qualified to sit on the Court. Instead, New Day co-host…

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CNN Expresses Outrage: Barrett Will Not Be a Liberal Judicial Activist

October 13th, 2020 10:05 AM

CNN concluded its day one coverage of Amy Coney Barret’s confirmation hearing by expressing outrage over her stance on judicial activism. After gushing over Democratic Vice-Presidential Nominee and  Kamala Harris’s opening statement, CNN weekday host Brianna Keilar brought in a panel to attack Barrett for following in the philosophy of the late Justice Scalia. CNN chief legal analyst…

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‘Pretty Stunning’; CNN Marvels at ‘Emphatic’ Harris Attacking Barrett

October 12th, 2020 4:41 PM

Aside from the opening statements by Senate Judiciary Committee leadership, CNN had ignored day one of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing. Instead, they spent another Monday trying to fear-monger on coronavirus. But that changed when vice presidential candidate and Senator Kamala Harris got her turn as CNN Newsroom jumped in so they could marvel at Harris’s “pretty…

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Ghoulish CNN Bemoans Trump Not Taking Questions, Hypes 25th Amendment

October 2nd, 2020 8:27 PM

Amidst CNN’s firehouse of poison Friday night as President Trump was set to and then took Marine One to be hospitalized at Walter Reed for the coronavirus, they were able to make it all about themselves, being facetious about the use of masks, suggesting we shouldn’t believe a word from the White House, and eagerly talking about their beloved 25th Amendment being invoked.

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DESPERATE CNN Invokes Merrick Garland, Bemoans Dems Elevating ACB

September 26th, 2020 11:08 PM

After Judge Amy Coney Barrett was announced Saturday as President Trump’s third Supreme Court pick, CNN started throwing things at the wall to see what stuck. Among their reactions included nods to Merrick Garland (yes, really), insisting Barrett will be a galvanizer for Democrats to the ludicrous claim liberals appeared to be behaving themselves and not personally attacking Barrett.

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More CNN Lies: Claims Only 20 Percent Support Banning Abortion

September 25th, 2020 10:40 AM

On Wednesday's New Day show, CNN co-host Alisyn Camerota misleadingly claimed that "only 20 percent" of Americans support banning abortion as chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin declared that it would be "politically unpopular" to overturn the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision.