CBS: 47-Second ‘Update’ After Hailing Scandal-Plagued Lincoln Project
February 22nd, 2021 12:30 PM
After CBS’s 60 Minutes aired a lengthy glowing profile back in October of the anti-Trump group of ex-Republican grifters know as The Lincoln Project, on Sunday, the broadcast only managed a 47-second “update” informing viewers that the organization was now plagued by scandal, including co-founder John Weaver being accused of sexual harassment by multiple men.
SHOCK: 60 Minutes Grills Pelosi: You Have No Mandate for Policy
January 11th, 2021 12:37 PM
Where was this 60 Minutes before the 2020 presidential election? On Sunday, co-host Lesley Stahl grilled Nancy Pelosi, telling the House Speaker that she has no “mandate” on policy and hitting the Democrat for not being a compromiser with Republicans. Stahl even brought up Pelosi’s obstruction of the COVID release bill.
Vanity Fair Loves the Idea of a 'News-Cycle Slowdown' Under Sleepy Joe
October 31st, 2020 11:19 PM
Vanity Fair media reporter Joe Pompeo speculated on Friday how the lives of reporters would improve if Donald Trump lost. “For political reporters burned out on Trumpian chaos, is a news-cycle slowdown coming? A Biden presidency would likely be quieter—no predawn Twitter rants, “enemy of the people” attacks, or endless scandal—and also less leaky.”
CBS Protects Biden: Emails Are 'Russian Disinformation' Right?
October 25th, 2020 10:34 PM
During Norah O’Donnell’s portion of 60 Minutes Sunday evening, the CBS anchor brushed past Joe Biden’s corruption scandal, only asking one majorly loaded question about it to the Democratic candidate.
‘View’ Slams ‘Snowflake’ Trump for Releasing 60 Minutes Interview
October 23rd, 2020 3:44 PM
The hosts of The View slammed President Trump for pre-releasing the CBS interview he did with 60 Minutes’ correspondent Lesley Stahl yesterday, before it airs on television this Sunday, because it exposed how biased the journalist was.
Trump EXPOSES 60 Minutes Censoring Biden Scandal
October 22nd, 2020 4:32 PM
During an interview with CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl for a segment scheduled to air on Sunday’s 60 Minutes, President Trump repeatedly called out the left-wing journalist for refusing to cover the corruption scandal swirling around Joe and Hunter Biden. In a video of the entire exchange that the President posted to Facebook on Thursday, Stahl can be heard denying that any Biden…
OOPS: Lesley Stahl Says Fox News Didn't Exist for Clinton Impeachment
January 22nd, 2020 3:51 PM
In a "pre-game" segment before Wednesday's Senate trial proceedings on CBSN, 60 Minutes correspondent discussed differences between today's impeachment effort and the 1999 Clinton impeachment. She asserted -- wrongly -- that there was no Fox News in 1999, but it launched in October 1996.
Bozell & Graham Column: Censoring Social Media for 'Promoting Crime'
December 3rd, 2019 11:04 PM
The other day, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki subjected herself to a hard-hitting interview with Lesley Stahl on CBS's 60 Minutes. Stahl lectured her for allowing “harmful” or “hurtful” speech to be posted on her platform, without any fact-checking. Welcome to the latest demonstration of the traditional “news” media mercilessly pounding away at social media for…
Instance of Google/YouTube Bias: 300+ Trump Ads Removed
December 2nd, 2019 5:26 PM
YouTube took down more than 300 ads from President Donald Trump’s election campaign in what is only the latest example of the company fighting with the right. CBS News reportedly “found that over 300 video ads were taken down by Google and YouTube, mostly over the summer, for violating company policy. But the archive doesn't detail what policy was violated.”
After ‘60 Minutes’ Pressure, Will YouTube Allow Free Speech?
December 2nd, 2019 1:43 PM
“60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl visited YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California to have a scorching interview with YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki over free speech controversies online. Stahl opened the episode by saying that the internet’s biggest video platform has “come under increasing scrutiny, accused of propagating white supremacy, peddling conspiracy…
Bozell & Graham Column: CBS Flatters Itself for '60 Minutes'
September 10th, 2019 10:59 PM
Think of the media’s daily disgust with President Trump patting himself on the back. Then watch something like 60 Minutes aerobically praising their own genius in an hour-long episode, celebrating the career of its retiring correspondent Steve Kroft. Not only did Lesley Stahl toast Kroft for an hour for his allegedly fascinating interviews and brilliant writing style, she remembered that…
CBS: ‘Giant Slayer’ Pelosi Is ‘Patron Saint of Shade'
April 15th, 2019 11:21 AM
60 Minutes journalist Lesley Stahl on Sunday spent 13 minutes fawning over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as a “powerful” “giant slayer” and the “patron saint of shade” when it comes to Donald Trump. The segment featured little in the way of criticism or push back, other than to wonder why the Democratic politician hasn’t accomplished more of her liberal…
CBS’s Stahl: ‘Feminine,’ ‘Tough’ Pelosi ‘Swatted’ My Questions Away
April 12th, 2019 12:43 PM
In case it wasn’t clear before, CBS made it very obvious that the journalists are fans of Nancy Pelosi. The This Morning co-hosts on Friday previewed a 60 Minutes interview with the Democrat and gushed over the “feminine,” “steely tough” House Speaker.
This Week in Media Bias History: ‘Al Gore, Sexy Man’
December 15th, 2018 12:15 PM
Liberal journalists have an interesting concept of what’s “sexy.” In the December 12, 2007 Washington Post, writers Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan wrote about Al Gore’s Nobel Prize. After mentioning actress Uma Thurman praise his global warming work, the reporters enthused, “Al Gore, sexy man. The thinking girl’s thoroughbred.”