Larry King Gets One More Laugh Over Carrie Prejean Interview
December 28th, 2010 12:56 PM
Larry King wanted the last laugh from his testy interview with former Miss California Carrie Prejean, and got it Sunday in an interview with CNN's Howard Kurtz. Kurtz hosted King Sunday on "Reliable Sources" to showcase memorable interviews from 25 years of "Larry King Live."
One of the interviews was King's clash with Carrie Prejean from November, 2009. As NewsBusters then reported, King…
Larry King to Streisand: Why Do 'Right-Winger Radio Hosts' Pick on You
December 16th, 2010 5:35 PM
CNN's Larry King displayed his liberal slant during an interview of left-wing celebrity Barbara Streisand on his program on Wednesday, his penultimate episode before retirement. King wondered why she was "singled out more than most...the right winger radio hosts will often refer to Barbra Streisand." The host also sought the celebrity's take on "this deal to permit the tax decreases for the…
LA Times Show Tracker Blog Recalls Larry King's Best Gaffes
December 16th, 2010 4:34 PM
Tonight marks the final edition of Larry King Live.
While we have a compendium of his bias, the veteran talk show host is equally known for some pretty tremendous gaffes.
CNN Becoming Irrelevant: Lowest Prime Time Ratings In At Least 13 Year
December 16th, 2010 8:57 AM
Is CNN becoming irrelevant?
According to TVByTheNumbers.com, the self-proclaimed most trusted name in news's prime time ratings this year are the lowest since at least 1997:
CNN Books Three Liberals to Discuss WikiLeaks, No Conservatives
November 30th, 2010 4:29 PM
CNN's Larry King provided more proof that his network does indeed "play favorites," contrary to the claim of their recent ad, by bringing on three liberals on his program on Monday to discuss WikiLeaks' latest document release. Daniel Ellsberg of the Pentagon Papers infamy praised Julian Assange as a "truth-teller," while Michael Hastings of Rolling Stone defended the website.
CNN's Larry King Hits Biden From the Left on Don't Ask, Don't Tell
November 20th, 2010 1:25 PM
CNN host Larry King channeled the left's frustration with the Obama administration on Thursday's Larry King Live as he questioned Vice President Joe Biden about their approach on overturning the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy: "You were against it, as I understand? Certainly, the President is against it. Most of the administration is against it....So why is this our policy?"
Michael Moore: ‘Good Thing for Dems’ That Conservative Dems ‘Thr
November 13th, 2010 8:15 AM
Appearing as a guest on Friday’s Larry King Live on CNN, liberal filmmaker Michael Moore claimed that a "silver lining" for the Democratic Party in their election losses is that conservative Democrats were "thrown out of office last week," as he complained that liberal Democrats had to "placate these conservative Democrats and they watered down these bills." Missing the reality that so many…
CNN Claims No Favorites, But MRC Data Shows Campaign Coverage Skewed L
November 12th, 2010 5:32 PM
11/12: UPDATE with CNN reaction below the fold
CNN has launched a new advertising campaign, claiming to be the only cable network without an ideological ax to grind. “If you want to keep them all honest, without playing favorites, the choice is clear: CNN, the worldwide leader in news,” the on-screen message argues.
So, did CNN “play favorites” during the midterm campaign? MRC analysts…
Jon Stewart on CNN: Fox News Is 'Wrong,' a 'Political Organization
October 21st, 2010 1:24 PM
On Wednesday's Larry King Live on CNN, liberal comedian Jon Stewart bashed Fox News, labeling their "fair and balanced" slogan a "complete lie." Stewart also stated that he thought the network was "wrong" and that "they've built... [a] really effective political organization," not a news organization. The comedian also lamented how Democrats have "faced a relentless campaign of hyperbole that…
Trifecta of Distortion: Kathy Griffin, Wanda Sykes, Lance Bass Blame C
October 5th, 2010 6:07 PM
Are religious leaders, conservative activists, and Jim DeMint responsible for the deaths of gay teenagers? That's the impression left by Kathy Griffin, Wanda Sykes, and Lance Bass, in an extensive interview on the October 4 "Larry King Live."Focusing on the slew of gay teens who have committed suicide in the past week as a result of bullying, the panel of gay rights activists spewed offensive…
Kathleen Parker: I'm 'Slightly to the Right of Center;' Fan of Obama
October 1st, 2010 7:48 PM
On Thursday's Larry King Live, future anchor Kathleen Parker verified her tenuous conservative credentials, as she identified herself as a "conservative," but added, "a pox on everybody's house, as far as I'm concerned." She later confessed that she "would put myself...slightly to the right of center," and that she was "a big fan of Barack Obama as he came into office...I didn't want him to fail…
Ann Coulter Tells Larry King Why People Think Obama Is A Muslim
September 28th, 2010 10:55 AM
Ann Coulter on Monday explained to Larry King why so many Americans think Barack Obama is a Muslim.Appearing on CNN's "Larry King Live" with Professor Marc Lamont Hill, Coulter pointed out how odd it is that this number has increased since Obama was elected, "Usually the truth moves in the opposite direction."She continued, "The answer is because he seems foreign to them, that he's pushing this…
Bozell Column: Still More Carter-Coddling
September 21st, 2010 10:39 PM
Jimmy Carter is out with his 26th book, so that means he is on his 26th round of slavish liberal-media interviews hailing him as a genius and a peacemaker. No wonder we’re so tired of him. While the Bushes have remained dignified and largely silent as ex-presidents, Carter and Bill Clinton just cannot resist venomously attacking Republican presidents and conservative politicians, perhaps because…
Maher Charges GOP w/ Racism & Invokes N Word, New Yorkers Should ‘Fo
September 15th, 2010 8:26 AM
Appearing as a guest on Tuesday’s Larry King Live on CNN, comedian Bill Maher picked up on a recent contention by Newt Gingrich that President Obama is motivated by anti-colonialism which his Kenyan father felt as the Real Time with Bill Maher host smeared the potential 2012 Republican presidential field as racist:How are they going to out-firebreathe each other? I mean, where this rhetoric has…