Networks Ignore Latest North Korean Missile Launches; Cover Fashion De

March 17th, 2014 9:50 PM
As of Monday evening, ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover North Korea's firing of 25 short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan on Sunday. NBCNews.com did post an unsigned article from Reuters on Sunday about how the "missiles flew for 45 miles before splashing into the sea," and ABC News' website went with AP's write-up on the…

ABC Worries About Liberal Clay Aiken's Chances in 'Very Conservative

February 6th, 2014 12:10 PM
The reporters at Good Morning America want their audience to know that Clay Aiken's chances for making it to Congress are iffy because of the "conservative district" and "very conservative area" in which he's running. [See video below. MP3 audio here.] Reporter Mara Schiavocampo on Thursday labeled the former American Idol runner-up a Democrat, as well as pointing…

NBC News Notes Evidence That Lesbian Waitress Faked Story About Being

November 26th, 2013 1:06 PM
With an ever-changing 24/7-news cycle, it’s refreshing to see some members of the liberal media taking the time to correct the record. While we at NewsBusters don’t usually give the liberals at NBC News much credit, for once they did a respectable job and did not completely fall for what now appears to be a complete scam by a New Jersey waitress. You may recall last week that the…

Leno Airs Mock Video of MSNBC Anchor Destroying Computer After Trying

October 5th, 2013 12:53 PM
As NewsBusters reported Tuesday, MSNBC's Mara Schiavocampo had a tough time signing up for ObamaCare the first day the exchanges went live. As if that wasn't funny enough, the folks at NBC's Tonight Show took that video and added a surprise ending where Schiavocampo is so frustrated she destroyed her computer (video follows with commentary):

MSNBC Anchor Unable to Sign Up For Obamacare Health Exchange

October 1st, 2013 12:25 PM
Even as Politico and others are urging the public to overlook some of the many flaws in the Obamacare health insurance exchanges which just opened up today, MSNBC anchor Mara Schiavocampo is not playing along with the spin game. Earlier this morning on “MSNBC Live,” Schiavocampo took viewers along with her as she filed a report on her experience trying to sign up for an exchange.…

Pronoun Wars: MSNBC Host Can’t Decide Whether Bradley Manning Is

August 27th, 2013 12:25 PM
It looks as if MSNBC has kowtowed to Bradley Manning’s request to be referred to as a woman. On Sunday’s Weekends with Alex Witt, fill-in host Mara Schiavocampo tried to honor Manning’s bizarre request, but kept slipping up and referring to Manning as “he.” In a teaser before the segment, Schiavocampo declared, “Bradley Manning is now Chelsea Manning. But…

NBC Hypes State Fair Mocking Obama Like 'Klan Rally'; Not News on CBS

August 12th, 2013 12:24 PM
On Monday morning, only NBC's Today deemed President Obama being mocked during a rodeo at the Missouri State Fair to be national news, going so far as to wonder if it was "Rodeo Racism" and playing a sound bite of one spectator declaring the incident to be "Like an effigy at a Klan rally." Neither ABC's Good Morning America nor CBS This Morning mentioned the local…

MSNBC Analysts Cite Shoddy Tampa Bay Times Racism Statistics to Dump o

July 30th, 2013 11:00 PM
On Thursday morning, MSNBC guest host Mara Schiavocampo devoted a segment of the show to discussing the story of Marissa Alexander, a Florida woman who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot into a wall at the home of her ex-husband. She brought on Joy-Ann Reid, TheGrio.com editor and blogger, to discuss the comparability of this case to the Trayvon Martin case as well as…

NBC Cheers 'Firebrand for Science' Bill Nye Pushing Climate Change

July 22nd, 2013 11:37 AM
On Monday's NBC Today, correspondent Mara Schiavocampo offered a fawning report on the 20th anniversary of the popular children's show, Bill Nye, The Science Guy, describing its host as "Part teacher, part crusader." A sound bite followed of Nye declaring: "Climate change is happening." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump] While Schiavocampo…

MSNBC Brings On Planned Parenthood Exec. To Distort Wisconsin Abortion

July 17th, 2013 1:43 PM
For years, MSNBC has taken a firm stance in favor of pro-abortion rights activists, with daily segments highlighting their support for abortion activists. MSNBC has served as an unofficial mouthpiece for Planned Parenthood, as it regularly brings on  activists from the nation's largest abortion chain to rail against abortion safety laws across the country. Take for example a recent…

NBC: Despite Overturned NYC Soda Ban, Bloomberg's 'Fight to Make New Y

March 12th, 2013 5:59 PM
Introducing a report on Monday's NBC Nightly News about a New York City ban on large sugary drinks being overturned by a New York State Supreme Court judge, anchor Brian Williams touted how Mayor Michael Bloomberg "is saying this isn't over yet." In the report that followed, correspondent Rehema Ellis proclaimed: "In a city of more than 8 million, where health…

MSNBC Shows Uncensored Bare-Breasted Women at Occupy Wall Street

November 17th, 2011 3:50 PM
At the top of the 10 a.m. Eastern hour on MSNBC on Thursday, MSNBC aired uncensored taped footage of two topless women at the Occupy Wall Street protest in lower Manhattan. Fill-in anchor Richard Lui made no mention of the explicit images as he talked to correspondent Mara Schiavocampo about the protest. (h/t TVNewser) Back in July, NBC's Today did an entire segment on why Americans are…

‘Message’ of Wall Street Protests ‘Increasingly Resonating,’ N

October 14th, 2011 12:57 AM
In the face of their removal from a Manhattan park so it can be cleaned up, NBC anchor Brian Williams stepped up his praise Thursday night for the far-left Occupy Wall Street protesters. “They share a heritage with other big protest movements in American history,” he heralded in his lead story, “some of them have changed history.” He then trumpeted: “The center…

A Tale of Two Protests: Media Cheer Wall Street Occupiers But Jeered T

October 13th, 2011 10:41 AM
The Occupy Wall Street protestors have received overwhelmingly positive coverage from the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) news networks, as they used their airtime to publicize and promote the aggressively leftist movement. In just the first eleven days of October, ABC, CBS and NBC flooded their morning and evening newscasts with a whopping 33 full stories or interview segments on the protesters.…