Nets Puff Haley Ahead of Caucus as ‘Reasonable’ GOPer for Biden Voters

January 15th, 2024 4:01 PM

The “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC used their flagship morning news shows on Monday ahead of the Iowa caucuses to cheer Nikki Haley as their preferred alternative to former President Trump, boasting of her “new momentum” and desire “to work with Democrats” has “resonate[d]” with Republicans, independents, and “even Democrats” who are considering voting for President Biden in…

NewsBusters Podcast: It's Obvious the Nets Want Trump to Face Biden

January 12th, 2024 10:35 PM

A new MRC study by Rich Noyes of all the evening-news coverage of the Republican presidential race on ABC, CBS, and NBC in 2023 makes it obvious the networks want Trump to be the nominee. He drew almost all of the coverage -- other candidates could barely get noticed. And most of the Trump coverage obsessed over his legal problems, mostly avoiding any national policy issues. 


Jimmy Kimmel Speculates About Ron DeSantis's Sex Life

January 12th, 2024 10:04 AM

ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel is a strange person. The latest evidence being his Thursday monologue where he pondered Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s sex life, specifically his supposed lack of skill in that area of his life.


NBC LIES: DeSantis, Haley Spent Debate ‘Barely Criticizing’ Trump

January 11th, 2024 4:38 PM

On Thursday morning amid the network recaps of Wednesday night’s GOP presidential debate between Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and Nikki Haley, NBC’s Today and senior Capitol Hill correspondent Garrett Haake offered a pants-on-fire lie that the two “launch[ed]” repeated attacks on each other’s records and honesty and “barely criticiz[ed]” frontrunner Donald Trump “[d]espite trailing…


EXCLUSIVE: TV Ignores Issues & Rivals, Fixates on Bashing Trump

January 11th, 2024 8:20 AM

As actual voting is set to begin in the 2024 presidential election, a new study by the Media Research Center finds the three broadcast evening newscasts’ fixation with bashing Donald Trump has meant both his fellow candidates and substantive policy issues have been shunted to the sidelines.


DeSantis SCHOOLS Anderson Cooper for Boosting LIES About His Campaign

January 11th, 2024 2:40 AM

The fifth Republican presidential primary debate on Wednesday (hosted by CNN) between Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley was certainly heated; with both candidates taking wild rhetorical swings at each other. And in a post-debate interview, DeSantis showed he still had a lot of fight in him as he schooled CNN’s Anderson Cooper for parroting falsehoods about…

Know-Nothing Media Hit DeSantis’ ‘Pale Pastels’ Reagan Quote As Sexist

January 11th, 2024 1:02 AM

A basic tenet of any sort of media tradecraft, whether in print or on-screen, is that you should have some knowledge of the things of which you speak or write. Revolutionary concept, I know. When that doesn’t happen, we get what we saw tonight- an assortment of drive-bys beclowning themselves over the meaning of a quote used by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis as a callback to Ronald Reagan.


CNN's Tapper Dumps Climate Question Into GOP Debate Punchbowl

January 11th, 2024 12:33 AM

During tonight’s CNN GOP presidential primary debate, anchor Jake Tapper dropped a question that would have been in place at a Democrat debate- which was the question on what the candidates would do to cut carbon emissions. This question stuck out like a brick of fake seed oil-and-soy meat in the beef aisle of your local supermarket.


VIDEO: The Worst of Mehdi Hasan, MSNBC’s Worst (Now-Former) Host

January 10th, 2024 2:27 PM

If one were to describe the totality of Hasan’s politics in a single sentence, that sentence would have to include descriptors like DNC cheerleader, Hamas apologist, race baiter, and, insufferable limey.

Future MSNBC Analyst? Disgraced Soros DA Won’t Seek Reelection

January 9th, 2024 4:59 PM

A Soros-backed district attorney and fifteen-minute legacy media hero will have more time to spend on MSNBC.


Navarro Celebrates Birthday With Drag Queens 'Terrorized' By DeSantis

January 5th, 2024 1:53 PM

Friday was Ana Navarro’s birthday and she and her colleagues on ABC’s The View marked the occasion by welcoming and celebrating a bunch of drag queens from the R House, which was investigated by Florida. Naturally, the investigation was mentioned in order to allow Navarro to claim R House defeated Gov. Ron DeSantis, but the reason for the investigation was never mentioned.


The Worst Questions From The CNN DeSantis And Haley Town Halls

January 5th, 2024 10:48 AM

CNN held two presidential town halls on Thursday in Iowa, one with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and another with former Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and while most of the questions were good or unobjectionable as they came from actual Republican voters. However, when CNN deviated from that formula things went sideways as DeSantis was asked how many people he was willing to kill to…


'The Cruelty Is The Point,' Velshi Smears GOP As Racist On The Border

January 4th, 2024 10:12 AM

Why do Republicans care about the border? It is a simple question with a simple answer: it is a mess. But for MSNBC’s Ali Velshi, who had guest hosting duties for Wednesday’s Alex Wagner Tonight, it is because “they want to let fewer brown people in” and any measures to address the issue prove that “the cruelty is the point.”


ABC News Dutifully Carries Biden’s ‘Democracy’ Water

January 3rd, 2024 11:16 PM

ABC World News Tonight closed out a report on the ongoing Republican presidential primary by echoing Biden campaign talking points on upcoming campaign stops, which are aimed at highlighting “the stakes” of the 2024 election.