CNN Spouts Off About New FL Black History Education Standards

July 20th, 2023 6:02 PM

Thursday’s CNN This Morning featured a segment where hosts Abby Phillip and Phil Mattingly expressed how appalled they were at Florida’s new standards for education in black history. Joined by CNN national correspondent Athena Jones, they spoke about how these “inaccurate” and “ahistorical” changes would disable teachers from teaching “the proper history,” and how they were “very…


CNN Spews Disinformation About VA School District’s Maniacal ‘Equity’

January 17th, 2023 2:32 PM

In yet another scandal from a Northern Virginia school district dominated by liberals, Fairfax public schools were recently accused of withholding notice of merit scholarship commendations as part of what Republican Governor Glenn Youngkin calls their “maniacal focus on equal outcomes for all students at all costs.” The response from CNN during Tuesday’s Inside Politics was to suggest…


CNN Uses Sparkling, 'Twilight' Effect On Hillary Clinton

June 9th, 2016 1:03 PM
CNN's New Day apparently can't get enough of "enhancing" footage of a triumphant Hillary Clinton at her Tuesday victory rally, as the newscast on Thursday gave the video of the Democratic presidential candidate a sparkle/shimmer effect, while darkening the cheering crowd in the background. This modified video excerpt aired a day after the program gave Mrs. Clinton a "golden god" glow using the…

ABC Anchor David Muir Attends State Dinner...After Mocking It In 2015

May 15th, 2016 8:48 AM

An invitation to a fancy state dinner at the White House clearly isn’t seen as an obvious sign that a journalist is “in the tank” for President Obama. Friday night’s state dinner for the presidents of five Nordic countries drew two nightly-news anchors – David Muir of ABC and Lester Holt of NBC – three, if you count Fox Special Report anchor Bret Baier. Muir and ABC News vice president Robin…


CNN Hypes New York Daily News's 'Dolt .45' Blast at Jeb Bush's Gun Pic

February 17th, 2016 5:25 PM
CNN's Athena Jones spotlighted the latest pro-gun control headline on the New York Daily News's front page during Wednesday's New Day. Jones, who was following Jeb Bush's campaign, noted that the former Florida governor was "getting some attention for a tweeted photo of a handgun engraved with his name. The caption: 'America.' The New York Daily News having some fun with that picture, with the…

CNN Touts Michelle Obama 'Taking on House' GOPers Who 'Could Make Your

May 28th, 2014 1:07 PM
Wednesday's New Day on CNN played up First Lady Michelle Obama "taking on House Republicans" because of a proposal to allow school districts to delay potentially expensive efforts to improve school lunch nutrition. Two plugs forwarded the Obama anti-Republican spin, with the first suggesting that the GOP plan "could make your kids sick," and the second plug asking if Republicans are "playing…

CNN Touts Obama's 'Victory Lap' on ObamaCare Numbers, But Ignores Conc

February 14th, 2014 6:43 PM
CNN gave a prime exhibition of lazy journalism on Friday's The Situation Room when it touted Obama's "victory lap" because of "new ObamaCare enrollment numbers" without fact-checking to see if his optimism is warranted. "President Obama is taking something of a victory lap I guess you could say," reported host Brianna Keilar. "At a meeting with House Democrats he praised his party for…

CNN (Again) Hails Pro-Choice Filibuster of 'Rising Star

June 28th, 2013 5:28 PM
CNN once again hyped a Texas legislator's stand against a pro-life bill, this time highlighting the "very personal war of words" between the "rising star" and Republican Governor Rick Perry. "Cheered on by supporters, the mother of two and her now-famous pink shoes filibustered her way onto the world stage this week," touted correspondent Athena Jones who anointed Senator Wendy Davis a "…

NBC's Jones On Senate Committee ObamaCare Vote: 'Looks Like It's Going

October 12th, 2009 5:42 PM
Latest evidence of the MSM/Obama mind-meld . . . Reporting on the prospects of an ObamaCare bill coming up for a Senate committee vote, NBC's Athena Jones told Tamron Hall during MSNBC's 4 PM hour today: "It looks like it's going to work out fine to pass tomorrow."

Plant-Gate Grows: Is Clinton Campaign Telling Truth About What Hillary

November 12th, 2007 6:59 PM
UPDATE: 11-13 9:35 AM: Did Hillary answer a second planted question at the event? See foot.What did Hillary Clinton know about the planted question in Iowa and when did she know it?The Clinton campaign and apparently Clinton herself are denying she had any idea she was calling on a plant. But according to information in the New York Times, Clinton campaign aides had in fact prompted her to call…