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Nets Give Pence Not Wearing Mask 3x More Coverage Than Biden Scandal

April 29th, 2020 7:29 PM
The liberal media have shown an aversion to covering Tara Reade’s sexual assault allegations against 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. But when it came to Vice President Mike Pence not wearing a mask Tuesday at the Mayo Clinic, the same liberal networks were decided it was a scandal worthy of their attention, giving it three times more airtime in 24 hours compared than they…
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Sharpton Repeats Flawed Claim Hate Crimes Spiked After Trump Rallies

January 8th, 2020 8:10 AM
Over the weekend, MSNBC host Al Sharpton repeated a study highlighted last March by the Washington Post that made the claim that during the 2016 presidential race, there was an increase in hate crimes in counties that held Donald Trump rallies, even though the findings were discredited as misleading last September by another study published by Reason magazine. MSNBC host Yasmin …
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CNN, MSNBC Fearmonger Over U.N. Climate Report Predictions

September 27th, 2019 5:09 PM
Over the past couple of days, morning shows on both CNN and MSNBC have hyped alarmist predictions made by a United Nations panel about how global warming will impact the world over the next 100 years. On CNN's New Day, co-host Alisyn Camerota asked climate correspondent Bill Weir, "How do you get out of bed in the morning?" after he finished detailing the "dire"…
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CNN, MSNBC Laud NZ, Fret U.S. Not Getting Quick Gun Control

March 22nd, 2019 8:04 AM
For much of Thursday, a number of CNN and MSNBC hosts predictably reacted to the quick enaction of new gun restrictions in New Zealand by lamenting the fact that U.S. political leaders are not so willing to restrict the rights of its citizens to own guns, and mostly had guests who bolstered their left-leaning views.
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CNN Covers for Pro-Abortion Northam, Suggests Critics Misunderstood

January 31st, 2019 1:42 PM
After initially ignoring the controversy surrounding Virginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam suggesting it would be both legal and acceptable under a proposed new abortion law if a baby were delivered and then allowed to die outside the mother's body, CNN finally ran a few briefs on Thursday morning, and MSNBC ran one. But the reports provided cover for Northam, with CNN host Dave…

Morning Shows Spend 16x More on Cohen Claim Than N.K. Remains Transfer

July 27th, 2018 5:20 PM
If you were watching one of the Friday morning cable or broadcast networks, chances were you didn’t hear about news late Thursday into Friday that the North Koreans handed over what purported to be remains of U.S. soldiers who went Missing In Action (MIA) during the Korean War. A NewsBusters analysis found that 16 times more coverage was dedicated to former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen…
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MSNBC Touts Misleading Claims Trump Kicking Immigrants Out of Military

July 7th, 2018 7:48 PM
After the Associated Press published an article that misleadingly gave the impression that the U.S. military may be kicking out large numbers of non-citizens, several MSNBC hosts freaked out over the hyped news, using words like "startling," "shocking," and "yet another low." MSNBC contributor and Washington Post deputy editorial page editor Ruth Marcus even…
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Networks Choose Not to Cover Lefty Senator Joking About Killing Trump

April 6th, 2018 2:50 PM
For this installment of if the parties were reversed, the Thursday evening and Friday morning broadcast network newscasts refused to cover possible 2020 presidential candidate and Democratic Senator Kamala Harris (Calif.) joking on The Ellen Show about killing President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The Fox News Channel’s Hannity naturally covered it, but…
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Morning Joe: 'Deaths Are Coming' Because of Trump's Jerusalem Speech

December 6th, 2017 1:24 PM
Wednesday’s Morning Joe devoted a significant portion of its broadcast to covering President Trump’s upcoming speech that will officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In response to reports that the Palestinian Authority is reacting to this development by calling for potentially violent protests and a “day of anger,” MSNBC’s top liberal pundits knew…
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Networks Yawn at AP Scoop on Dozens of Mass Graves in ISIS Territory

August 30th, 2016 5:41 PM
The Big Three networks' morning newscasts on Tuesday all failed to cover the Associated Press's early Tuesday report that revealed the 72 mass graves inside current or former ISIS territory. Instead of spotlighting ISIS's mass murder, ABC's GMA aired a 50-second news brief on a unicyclist's stunt on top of a 840-foot tower in Romania. CBS This Morning set aside 43 seconds of…

Scarborough Blames 'American Apathy' and Republicans for the Continu

June 30th, 2010 11:56 AM
Joe Scarborough on Monday continued to spin for Barack Obama, this time defending the President’s war strategy in Afghanistan and placing blame on the American people. Citing a New York Times columnist, the Morning Joe host complained, "And as Frank Rich said, the President's best political ally on Afghanistan is apathy. Americans don't care that their sons and daughters are going off to…

MSNBC’s Shuster Slams: Obama Nobel Speech Makes Limbaugh Look ‘Un

October 9th, 2009 4:44 PM
MSNBC’s David Shuster on Friday slammed conservatives such as Rush Limbaugh and RNC Chairman Michael Steele as "un-American" and "extreme" for criticizing Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize win. The liberal co-host of News Live applauded the President’s speech on the award and asserted, "...It makes the harsh comments from Michael Steele, from Rush Limbaugh, the rest, seem…

Chris Matthews Admits 'I Don't Want to be the Conservative

June 12th, 2007 6:14 PM

Matthews' Praise for GOP Debate Limited to McCain's, Rudy's Liberal Li

May 16th, 2007 8:17 PM
Chris Matthews is not a liberal. Andrea Mitchell has told us so. Yet there are times when our fervent belief in that tenet is strained. Such as on this afternoon's "Hardball," when the only two moments from last night's GOP debate that Matthews singled out for praise were when candidates adopted liberal positions: McCain opposing torture and Rudy sticking up for abortion.View video…