FLASHBACK: The Media’s Skewed Coverage of Past Super Tuesday Primaries

March 3rd, 2024 10:35 AM

To political junkies, Tuesday is “Super Tuesday,” when 16 states (plus American Samoa) hold primaries or caucuses to choose their 2024 presidential nominees. Here’s a quick re-cap of how the media elite have spun the last four Super Tuesday primaries.


Media Jeered Democrat Edwards’ Indictment: ‘Third World... Revenge’

April 4th, 2023 8:00 AM

The indictment of former President Trump has prompted gleeful cheers among many in the left-wing media, but a similar indictment of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards 12 years ago was jeered at the time as an “overreach” that could wind up being an “embarrassment” for the Justice Department.


Hostin: Criticism of Biden SCOTUS Pick ‘Based on Race' Not Resume

February 25th, 2022 2:21 PM

The liberal media were all hands on deck Friday to defend President Biden’s new Super Court nominee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson from any criticism whatsoever. That was certainly the case during The View when ABC co-host Sunny Hostin claimed that criticism was actually “attacks” and, since they come from the right, they were “based on race, not on qualifications.”

Bozell Calls for Independent Review of Sexual Misconduct at NBC

December 18th, 2017 3:28 PM
RESTON, VA -- Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell released the following statement today calling on NBC to hire an independent investigator to review its culture of sexual misconduct following new claims against MSNBC’s Chris Matthews. According to a report by the Daily Caller, NBC paid one of Matthew’s former producers $40,000 after she filed a sexual harassment complaint against…

2008 Media Roast, With Profane Jokes, Proves Everyone Knew About Lauer

December 5th, 2017 11:59 PM
The shocked faces at NBC and in the media last week claiming "nobody knew" about Matt Lauer's harassment and abuse of women became impossible to believe Tuesday evening. That's when Brian Flood at Fox News, partly cribbing from a still-available October 2008 story at the Village Voice, revealed that a celebrity roast that month in Lauer's honor "left little doubt that Lauer’s colleagues (and…

FLASHBACK: Media Mourned When ObamaCare Was in Trouble

March 27th, 2017 3:56 PM
While the liberal media has portrayed the tabling of the ObamaCare replacement bill as a “hugely embarrassing” political failure for President Donald Trump, there is one thing they aren’t doing –  calling it a missed opportunity to rescue Americans who have been hurt or burdened by ObamaCare. However, there was a time back in 2010, when liberal reporters were saying something entirely different.…

5 Ways the Liberal Media Devoted a Decade to Gore’s Climate Apocalypse

January 25th, 2016 9:42 AM
2016 was supposedly the “point of no return” for taking action on global warming, according to former Vice President Al Gore. His tipping point received widespread scorn on the right, resulting in an “Armageddon” clock posted on Rush Limbaugh’s site -- that turns zero Jan. 27. But don’t expect the liberal news media to remind anyone of Gore’s hyperbolic claim 10 years  later. After all, the…

Mauling Mike: The Media’s Worst Attacks on the Fmr Arkansas Governor

May 5th, 2015 9:38 AM
Former Arkansas Governor and Fox News host Mike Huckabee’s entry into the GOP 2016 presidential field is sure to bring attacks on his social conservatism by liberal elites if recent history is any guide. Despite his background as a former pastor, liberal journalists seem confounded by his sticking to religious tradition when it comes to issues like same-sex marriage, federally-funded birth…

Meredith Vieira Gushes Over Shirtless Dreamboat Vladimir Putin

February 27th, 2014 8:32 PM
Is this how Stalin charmed New York Times reporter/Soviet apologist Walter Duranty? Former "Today" show co-host Meredith Vieira has become the latest example of a prominent figure in American media with a weak spot for an autocrat ruling Russia. Vieira appeared last night on "Late Show with David Letterman" and described covering the Winter Olympics in Sochi for NBC. (Video after the jump)

NBC’s Meredith Vieira Uses Olympics To Lobby Hillary For President

February 16th, 2014 9:42 AM
Meredith Vieira needs to understand that Americans don’t want to mix their sports with their politics. Following the United States’ thrilling shootout victory over the Russians in hockey on Saturday, NBC’s Meredith Vieira used the opportunity to lobby Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential ambitions. Speaking to NBC’s Al Michaels, Vieira commented that she overheard a Canadian spectator sat that…

Awww! NBC's Meredith Vieira Laments Demise of Soviet Union as 'a Bitte

February 10th, 2014 1:16 PM
(Update: a video initially included in this post was blocked immediately by the International Olympic Committee on "copyright grounds." An audio clip has been added.) Gee, where would anyone ever get the impression that high-profile liberals working in American media have a deathless soft spot for Soviet Russia? True, one does come away with that impression in only a specific, narrow…

While NBC Frets Over Gates's 'Dishonorable' Criticism of Obama, It Hyp

January 13th, 2014 11:33 AM
While Matt Lauer worried that Robert Gates's criticism of President Obama was "dangerous or dishonorable" on Monday's NBC Today, when disgruntled ex-Bush administration officials wrote memoirs bashing the former president in 2004 and 2008, the network morning show happily cheered them on. On January 13, 2004 – exactly ten years prior to Lauer's Monday interview with Gates – then-Today co-…

Flashback: In 2009, Media Cringed That Fort Hood Killer Was Muslim Sin

August 6th, 2013 4:25 PM
The military trial of Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan began Tuesday, with the government arguing that the onetime Army psychiatrist was motivated by “a jihad duty to kill as many soldiers as possible,” while Hasan —  representing himself —  seemed to agree, arguing: “Evidence will clearly show that I am the shooter and the dead bodies will show the war is an ugly thing.” But in the hours and…

Meredith Vieira: ‘If My Husband Was Sexting I’d Cut It Off

August 3rd, 2013 2:22 PM
Former NBC Today show host Meredith Vieira channeled her inner Lorena Bobbitt Friday night. Appearing on NBC’s Tonight Show, in a discussion about embattled New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, Vieira said, “If my husband was sexting, I’d cut it off” (video follows with commentary):