IDF Officer Calls Out Hasan For 'Parroting Hamas's Talking Points'

May 7th, 2024 1:16 PM

Former MSNBC host and current CEO and editor-in-chief of Zeteo Mehdi Hasan joined CNN NewsNight host Abby Phillip and Foundation for Defense of Democracies fellow and retired IDF Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Conricus on Monday to discuss the latest Israel-Hamas War developments. Hasan finally got his comeuppance as Conricus accused him of “parroting Hamas’s talking points,” despite…


Stelter Acknowledges Anti-Semitism At Columbia, Urges No Judgement

April 30th, 2024 10:15 AM

Former CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter returned to the network on Monday’s CNN NewsNight with Abby Phillip to acknowledge that while there have been insistences of anti-Semitism among the Columbia campers, “we should try to remain as free of judgment of the students as we can” because he, his fellow panelists, and most of his viewers used to be students as well.


Hasan Compares Israel to Putin and Assad, Demands U.S. Let Hamas Live

March 1st, 2024 2:14 PM

Former MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan, who is launching his own media company, traveled to CNN NewsNight with Abby Phillip on Thursday to discuss the conflicting narratives behind the deaths of several Gazans who were gathered around an aid truck. While Hasan had no problems relying on Hamas-supplied statistics, he condemned the media for trusting the Israeli military while comparing it to…


CNN Host Pushes Michael Moore to Accuse Israel of Genocide in Gaza

February 25th, 2024 10:59 PM

On Friday's CNN NewsNight, host Abby Phillip gave a forum to far-left film maker Michael Moore to comment on the presidential race, leading him to accuse the Israel of committing "genocide" in Gaza, preposterously alleging that the Palestinians are being killed because of the "color of their skin."

Former CNN Anchor Aaron Brown Says Truth No Longer Matters in Cable Ne

January 26th, 2006 5:23 PM
Former CNN anchor Aaron Brown gave a speech at Palm Beach, Florida’s Society of the Four Arts on Tuesday, and according to the Palm Beach Daily News, he didn’t have very nice things to say about the news industry including, “‘Truth no longer matters in the context of politics and, sadly, in the context of cable news.’"  According to the article: “Brown said he tried to give viewers a balanced…

Anti-Wal-Mart Movie Presses Forward

November 9th, 2005 8:24 AM
Is Wal-Mart good for America or destroying its families? Two new documentaries show opposing views on the world’s largest retailer, but the media didn’t. The anti-Wal-Mart film “Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price” has received most of the attention. The movie on the benefits of Wal-Mart, “Why Wal-Mart Works & Why That Makes Some People Crazy” was slighted. When both did get…

Aaron Brown Goes Out Channeling Joe Wilson; Plus Lowlights from Brown

November 3rd, 2005 8:02 AM
The last moments on CNN for the network's most liberal anchor, Aaron Brown, were spent channeling Joe Wilson's talking points. (As noted by Noel Sheppard, CNN on Wednesday announced the departure of Brown and the end of NewsNight. The two-hour block starting at 10pm EST will now carry the Anderson Cooper 360 title while The Situation Room gets the 7pm EST hour.) Brown was last on CNN on Friday…

Shakeup At CNN: Aaron Brown Out

November 2nd, 2005 5:05 PM
The Internet has been abuzz for the past hour or so over rumors that CNN has either announced, or is about to announce a serious shakeup in its broadcasting staff. As reported by the New York Daily News this morning:“Looks like Anderson Cooper, CNN'S Silver Fox, may get a permanent slot on ‘NewsNight,’ the 24-hour cable channel's signature prime-time show. “Cooper will move into the high-profile…

CNN Continues to Refer to Plame as an “Undercover CIA Operative

October 27th, 2005 11:40 AM
In a report last night on CNN’s “Newsnight,” David Ensor continually referred to CIA employee Valerie Plame as being “undercover.” In fact, the entire report was about the dire consequences to the agency as a whole as a result of such an "outing," as well as to Plame:“Forty-two-year-old Valerie Plame Wilson, whose husband referred to her as 'Jane Bond,' is clearly now the most famous female spy…

Maybe the Government’s Response to Katrina Wasn’t Race or Class-Re

October 26th, 2005 11:36 PM

CNN, MSNBC Screen Out the "Socialist Worker" Credentials of Guests

September 15th, 2005 12:58 PM

CNN's Brown Confronts MRC's Bozell on Criticism of Injecting Race into

September 14th, 2005 1:20 AM
[Brent Baker posted this item on behalf of MRC President Brent Bozell to provide for a discussion on his blog page about his TV appearance.] On Tuesday's NewsNight, CNN anchor Aaron Brown set up an interview with Bozell by complaining that “we were called a 'race-baiter' by a conservative media Web site. Needless to say, we don't agree, which made our conversation with the piece's author, Brent…

Race-Baiting by Blitzer and Brown; Race Raised by Williams and Koppel

September 3rd, 2005 4:14 AM
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Friday afternoon repeatedly prodded reluctant Congressional Black Caucus member Elijah Cummings to blame racism for delays in rescuing hurricane victims in New Orleans. Blitzer asked Cummings on The Situation Room: “Do you believe, if it was, in fact, a slow response, as many now believe it was, was it in part the result of racism?” When Cummings demurred from such a…

Network Firestorm Tuesday Night Over Pat Robertson

August 23rd, 2005 10:36 PM
Despite Pat Robertson's waning role in national politics, the broadcast and cable networks on Tuesday evening jumped on his Monday suggestion that Venezuela's leftist President Hugo Chavez should be assassinated now in order to avoid a costly war later. All three broadcast network evening newscasts featured full stories, with ABC's World News Tonight making it the lead. Anchor Charles Gibson…