Scarborough: A Fox News 'Cronkite Moment' Could Bring Down Trump
November 1st, 2019 11:54 AM
Joe Scarborough turns his lonely eyes . . . to Fox News? Looks that way. On today's Morning Joe, Scarborough dreamed of a scenario in which Fox News would turn against President Trump, thus bringing down his presidency. Scarborough analogized it to a "Cronkite moment." That was the moment in 1968 when CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite essentially declared the Vietnam War unwinnable…
Imploding: Ratings for CBS News Anchor Norah O’Donnell Are Tanking
October 23rd, 2019 11:13 AM
It’s been a long time since the executives at CBS News have had something to cheer about in the ratings, and that trend continues despite the replacement of the previous Evening News anchor Jeff Glor with female host Norah O’Donnell. In addition, the network is paying O’Donnell at least $7 million per year, much more than the $2 million Glor received during the 18 months he sat…
‘Caring, Fact-Based’ NBC News Anchor Getting Cronkite Journalism Award
July 10th, 2019 10:23 AM
Even though many individuals in the “mainstream media” get annoyed when they’re accused of producing “fake news” and are called “the enemy of the people” by President Trump, their fellow liberals have no problem showering them with praise and honors for their “caring, fact-based journalism.” The latest person to benefit from this practice is…
Norah O’Donnell Claims Journalism, Civility, Trust ‘Under Attack’
May 9th, 2019 10:19 PM
Instead of continuing to stay the course and attempt to resemble balance in a newscast, CBS News has decided that, with a change in anchor, they'll be going further leftward in moving longtime CBS This Morning co-host Norah O'Donnell to the position of CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor to replace Jeff Glor (who announced his final show will be Friday).
Rasmussen: 'People Look at Journalists Like They Look at Wikipedia'
April 30th, 2019 6:25 AM
Investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson began the latest edition of her weekly syndicated show Full Measure with an in-depth report on the growing distrust of the media. The package focused heavily on the results of a poll conducted for Full Measure by pollster Scott Rasmussen, which had some devastating results for media credibility. In summation, Rasmussen concluded that voters see…
On Earth Day 1970, CBS Panicked: ‘Act or Die!’
April 22nd, 2019 5:17 PM
CBS used Earth Day 2019 to hype higher taxes as a way of fighting global warming. The entire second hour of This Morning was devoted to climate change and the environment. On the same show, current co-host Gayle King proudly played archival footage of Walter Cronkite in 1970 promoting Earth Day alarmism: “A day set aside for a nationwide outpouring of mankind seeking its own survival.…
Matthews, Reiner Fret About How Nets Don't Control the News Anymore
March 5th, 2019 10:18 PM
After being away for two weeks that included a vacation to New Zealand, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews was in rare form on day two of his return, questioning the dress habits of Republican men on the House Oversight Committee for not being as formally dressed as he’d like and wearing scowls. And then later in the show, Matthews and liberal celebrity loon Rob Reiner…
War ‘Minus the Fog’: CBS Celebrates Their Coverage of the Vietnam War
February 26th, 2019 11:00 PM
With the U.S./North Korea summit being conducted in Vietnam this week, CBS ended Tuesday’s edition of Evening News with a celebration of their efforts to help America lose the Vietnam War. Or as anchor Jeff Glor put it: it was “the realities of war, minus the fog.”
Toxic Ratings Bomb 'Murphy Brown' Longs for Days of Walter Cronkite
December 18th, 2018 5:42 PM
Week after week, the far-left Murphy Brown revival continues to plummet in the ratings for CBS. The most recent episode, airing December 13, featured the out-of-touch journalist characters longing for the days of only three networks when Walter Cronkite could turn public opinion against the war in Vietnam.
This Week in Media Bias History: Another Christian Terror Spree
May 26th, 2018 12:15 PM
Tavis Smiley just wanted to remind viewers of all those Christian mass murderers. In 2010, seven years before he would be suspended for sexual misconduct allegations, the PBS host insisted that Christians go on murder sprees “every single day.” He bizarrely claimed the Columbine killers as an example of devout murderers.
CBS Marks 50 Years Since Cronkite’s Anti-War Activism With Vietnam
February 27th, 2018 9:11 PM
During Tuesday’s CBS Evening News, the network paid homage to their legendary broadcaster and former anchor Walter Cronkite on the 50-year anniversary of his liberal anti-war efforts during the Vietnam War. It was a celebration of the abandonment of journalistic objectivity and the rise of activist reporters no longer reporting the news but shaping it.
Matthews: Flake Speech Was ‘Straight From a Great Novel or Movie'
October 24th, 2017 9:15 PM
Though he wasn’t able to out-do CNN in the gushiness department, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews gave it his best shot on Tuesday by proclaiming the blistering anti-Trump speech by Republican Senator Jeff Flake (Ariz.) as something “straight from a great novel or movie.”
A Shift, as Fusion Quietly Cancels Jorge Ramos's Weekly Show
April 25th, 2017 11:56 AM
The cancellation of Jorge Ramos' signature show (and subsequent repurposing of the veteran anchor's role) on Fusion tells us much more about the direction network has taken than it does about the controversial anchor. And no one should be surprised.
Will Spielberg Film on Cronkite Turn the Lib Journalist Into a Hero?
June 18th, 2016 2:15 PM
The website Deadline on Tuesday reported that Steven Spielberg is considering making a biography of famous CBS journalist Walter Cronkite. Deadline writer Ali Jaafar explained, “The project will focus on Cronkite’s relationship with the Vietnam War and the role that America’s most trusted newsman played in turning public opinion against the increasingly un-winnable conflict.…