Oscars Eyeroll: ABC Wastes Morning 'News' Time With Dreadful 'American
March 2nd, 2014 2:37 PM
No one should ever argue that when a morning show like ABC's "Good Morning America" doesn't cover serious news events -- from Obama scandals to boring debates about the farm bill -- it's because it has too many important stories to cover.
In the second hour of Thursday's show, ABC wasted three minutes promoting its own Oscar show for Sunday night with parody trailers…
Priorities! Nets Spend Twice as Much Time on Michelle Obama's Birthday
January 20th, 2014 3:25 PM
On Wednesday the Senate Intelligence Committee issued a devastating report that blamed the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton’s State Department for security failures leading up to the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack.
While the Big Three (ABC, CBS and NBC) networks covered the report for a day, they found another event far more compelling -- The First Lady’s 50th birthday…
Vapid ABC Thrills Over 'Revealing,' 'Elegant' Michelle Obama and Her E
January 15th, 2014 12:05 PM
On the same day that the latest report on the terrorist attack in Benghazi was released, the journalists at Good Morning America chose to obsess over an "exclusive first look" at People magazine's "revealing" interview with Michelle Obama. Focusing on the scoop, lifestyle anchor Lara Spencer on Wednesday gushed, "So honest on a range of topics, including her take on…
ABC Gushes Over Michelle Obama's 'Extended Vacation,' Shows No Interes
January 7th, 2014 11:35 AM
The journalists at Good Morning America on Tuesday offered a gushing, excited look at Michelle Obama's "extended vacation" in Hawaii, offering no questions or skepticism about what the trip will cost taxpayers. Entertainment reporter Lara Spencer enthused, "This morning, there are reports that Mrs. Obama is spending the rest of her stay with her good friend Oprah…
Networks Denounce 'Outrageous' 'Duck Dynasty' Star, But Skipped Bashir
December 19th, 2013 12:16 PM
The same networks that totally ignored MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir's vile attacks against Sarah Palin have highlighted the "outrageous," "offensive" comments made by Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson in an interview to GQ. The journalists on ABC's Good Morning America provided the most aggressive coverage, repeatedly wondering if the remarks "will sink…
ABC Swoons Over 'Absolutely Ravishing' Michelle Obama and Her 'Big Fas
December 9th, 2013 3:48 PM
All three networks on Monday morning highlighted the appearance of the Obamas at the Kennedy Center Honors, but only ABC fawned over "fashion win" of First Lady. Lara Spencer enthused that " one of the stars of the show was Michelle Obama." [See video below. MP3 audio here.]
An excited Spencer explained that Mrs. Obama looked "absolutely ravishing in a…
ABC, CBS, NBC Skip Conservative Victories in Australia and Norway -- B
September 13th, 2013 1:57 PM
John Fund at National Review has written about three recent elections that show “Liberals In Retreat,” but only one is domestic: the Colorado gun-rights recall. The other two liberal defeats were in Norway and Australia.
A quick Nexis search demonstrated that ABC, CBS, and NBC all skipped the conservative victories in Norway and Australia -- but all three found time for news…
ABC Ponders 'Madame President' Hillary, Hypes Trump at Expense of Sant
August 12th, 2013 3:34 PM
ABC's Jonathan Karl admitted "it's hard to take Trump seriously," yet he spent almost a minute of his report on Monday's Good Morning America playing up Donald Trump's possible 2016 candidacy amidst Trump's birther questions. He also hyped Hillary Clinton's potential candiacy.
In contrast Karl gave just 7 seconds to 2012 GOP candidate Rick Santorum, who…
ABC Extols: 'Hilarious,' 'Funny' 'Comedian-in-Chief' 'Was on Fire' at
April 29th, 2013 4:38 PM
The journalists at Good Morning America gushed over Barack Obama's performance at the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday. On Sunday and Monday's program, the reporters enthused over the "hilarious" "comedian-in-chief" who was "on fire."
On Monday's program, former Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos fawned over a…
ABC Fawns Over Obama's Pal Jay-Z as 'One of the Great Poets of Our Age
April 12th, 2013 12:20 PM
The journalist at Good Morning America once again showed how unserious they are when it comes to challenging Barack Obama. On Friday, the reporters covered the latest on rapper Jay-Z's trip to communist Cuba in an amused tone. Lifestyle anchor Lara Spencer featured no Republican critics of the international visit. Instead, she went to Rolling Stone's editor for comment on the…
ABC Repeatedly Celebrates Gay 'Marriage' of Weatherman Sam Champion
December 27th, 2012 7:35 AM
ABC News repeatedly celebrated weatherman Sam Champion's gay "marriage" to Rubem Robierb from Friday through Monday. On Monday's "Good Morning America," entertainment reporter Lara Spencer relayed: "We have so many stories to tell you this morning, including the surprising story of this woman. She is accused of being, we're not making this up, too sexy for…
ABC, CBS Heap Praise on 'Baby Whisperer' Barack Obama and His 'Magic
June 22nd, 2011 4:19 PM
The ABC and CBS morning shows on Wednesday gushed over "baby whisperer" Barack Obama. Both Good Morning America and the Early Show played White House-produced video of the President comforting a baby while working a rope line.
GMA's Lara Spencer lauded, "You know, the President is plenty busy trying to turn the economy around. But he still has time to stop some…