FLASHBACK: NewsBusters Exposed Fareed Zakaria’s Plagiarism Scandal
Twelve years ago, NewsBusters exposed an act of plagiarism by CNN host and Time columnist Fareed Zakaria. Here's a look back at how the story unfolded, and the reaction from Zakaria's fellow journalists.
FLASHBACK: In 2004, Lib Journos Actually Swooned Over... John Kerry!
Nineteen years ago tonight, the liberal media were in full swoon over Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry, with the hope that their effusive praise might propel the liberal Massachusetts Senator into the White House.
Flashback: Fawning Over the ‘Centrist’ Clinton-Gore ‘Beefcake’ Ticket
It’s been 31 years since Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton picked Tennessee Senator Al Gore as his vice presidential candidate on the 1992 Democratic Party ticket. The announcement kicked off a wave of positive coverage, as the media gleefully participated in the re-branding of a new “centrist” Democratic Party.
Flashback: The Media VILIFIED Clarence Thomas Even BEFORE Anita Hill
From the very moment President George H. W. Bush nominated Thomas to the Court on July 1, 1991, journalists employed nasty and often racist language to denigrate Thomas as unfit to replace Justice Thurgood Marshall, whose retirement had created the vacancy that needed to be filled.
Mother’s Day Flashback: How the Media Use Moms to Push Liberal Agenda
For years liberal reporters and celebrities have exploited moms and Mother’s Day in order to score rhetorical points and seek a rhetorical edge in pushing various causes. Republicans are trashed as terrible mothers, while Democrats like Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama are heralded as super-moms.
Newsweek Tries Making Justice Thomas Look Hypocritical on Student Debt
Newsweek exploited U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ past struggle with student loan debt to make his skepticism of President Joe Biden’s humongous student loan debt forgiveness plan seem hypocritical.
WHOA: Newsweek Casts Doubt on DirecTV’s ‘Fairness’ for Nixing Newsmax
Even a liberal media outlet raised questions about DirecTV’s standard of fairness in how it’s treating Newsmax in comparison to the leftist channels distributed on its platform.
BACKFIRE: Liberal Media Get a Special Counsel -- for Biden
You might call it a media backfire. A big one.
MSNBC: Conservatives Setting 'Conditions For Stochastic Terrorism'
MSNBC’s Ali Velshi somehow managed to hit a new low on his Saturday show as he accused mainstream conservatives of creating an environment for terrorism against transgender individuals.
30 Years Ago: The Media’s Shameless Coverage of the ’92 Campaign
Decades before the media’s embarrassing love affair with Barack Obama, or their open warfare against Donald Trump, there was the 1992 presidential campaign, when liberal journalists shamelessly promoted Bill Clinton’s candidacy and showed their contempt for George H. W. Bush.
FAKE NEWS: Newsweek Claims Ted Cruz Lied About Antifa Burning Cities
On the same day Newsweek ran a fake fact check of a study by MRC Free Speech America about Google’s censorship of Republican campaigns, the outlet also ran a “fact check” Wednesday smearing Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), claiming he falsely claimed Antifa “carried out a year of fiery, destructive protests across the U.S.”
Newsweek Runs BOGUS ‘Fact Check’ on MRC’s Google Search Bias Study
The geniuses at Newsweek tried to toss the leftists at Google a lifeline by issuing a ridiculous fact-check of MRC Free Speech America’s latest study showing Google manipulating search results to benefit Democrats in top senate races.
Newsweek: Nuclear War Could Offer ‘Temporary’ Help for Climate Change
Newsweek wasted column space treating a claim that nuclear war could “solve” climate change as serious enough to warrant a fact-check, and ended up legitimizing the idea to an extent. Yes, really.