Sawyer's Flub: Claims Wall Street Protests Have ‘Spread to More Than

October 11th, 2011 8:07 AM
So enthused about promoting the far-left protests, ABC anchor Diane Sawyer on Monday night's World News championed “the Occupy Wall Street movement” by ludicrously claiming that “as of tonight, it has spread to more than 250 American cities, more than a thousand countries -- every continent but Antarctica.” Protests against the wealthy in “thousands of…

Networks Again Trumpet What NBC’s Williams Celebrates as ‘the Prot

October 6th, 2011 9:00 AM
CBS and NBC led Wednesday night with glowing stories about the growth and diversity of the far-left “Occupy Wall Street” protests, though without any ideological label applied nor any critics allowed, a promotional approach the networks never provided in Tea Party coverage. “We begin tonight with what has become by any measure a pretty massive protest movement,” NBC…

NBC Celebrates 'Occupy Wall Street' Protests 'Gaining Ground

October 5th, 2011 11:12 AM
At the top of the 8 a.m. ET hour of Wednesday's NBC "Today," fill-in news anchor Tamron Hall proclaimed: "Today could be the biggest day yet for the 'Occupy Wall Street' protests in lower Manhattan." Correspondent Mara Schiavocampo followed by gushing: "Three weeks in, and no signs of slowing. The 'Occupy Wall Street' protest growing in size and…

Networks Tout 'Extra Spectacular' Gay Pride Parades and 'Victory Laps

June 27th, 2011 3:44 PM
The network morning shows on Monday hyped the "extra spectacular" gay pride parades in the wake of New York's newly passed same sex marriage legislation. Both ABC and NBC highlighted the "hero's welcome" Governor Andrew Cuomo received after signing the bill. At the same time, they ignored dissenters. On Monday's Today, news anchor Natalie Morales touted,…

MSNBC's Todd Seems to Scoff at Passage of Conservative Ballot Question

November 4th, 2010 11:06 AM
"This is the type of direct democracy people say they want. Sometimes you wonder," MSNBC's Chuck Todd editorialized after a segment about conservative ballot initiatives that passed into law on Tuesday. Towards the bottom of the 9 a.m. EDT hour of "The Daily Rundown," reporter Mara Schiavocampo looked at a handful of state ballot initiatives that voters had considered…

NBC Profiles O'Keefe for ACORN Sting, Mentions Planned Parenthood Raci

September 24th, 2009 7:57 AM

'Today' Showcases Hotel Obama in Ghana

July 10th, 2009 12:48 PM
In yet another moment of Obama puffery the "Today" show highlighted a hotel dedicated to Barack Obama. During a segment headlined: "Hotel Obama, Small Country Goes Wild For President," NBC's Mara Schiavocampo, on Friday's "Today," showcased a new hotel in Ghana named after the President that is run by a former campaign worker and joined her as she took viewers on a…