Goldberg Rips Matthews: 'Obsessed With Race' - Thinks Obama Shouldn't

April 24th, 2012 9:50 AM
As NewsBusters reported, MSNBC's Chris Matthews last Thursday actually asked his guests if voters and pundits are going to be reluctant to dump Barack Obama this November because he's the first black president. Media analyst Bernie Goldberg took issue with this on Fox News's The O'Reilly Factor Monday saying, "It's because he's a liberal, and like many liberals, he's obsessed with race" (…

Bernie Goldberg Calls for NBC to Cut Its Relationship With MSNBC

April 2nd, 2012 11:16 PM
In the wake of the Peacock network's truly irresponsible coverage of the Trayvon Martin shooting, media analyst Bernie Goldberg on Monday called for NBC to cut its relationship with MSNBC. "NBC News is making a big mistake by keeping this relationship going," Goldberg told Fox News's Bill O'Reilly. "It is doing nothing for their credibility" (video follows with transcript and absolutely no…

O'Reilly, Goldberg Discuss NB Story on Unions Paying $200K to Ed Schul

March 20th, 2012 6:16 PM
It doesn't matter if Ed Schultz donated all union speaking fees to charity as he claimed in response to a March 9 NewsBusters post, according to media critic and former CBS reporter Bernie Goldberg. The pro-union Schultz was still obligated to tell his MSNBC viewers that he received nearly $200,000 from organized labor in 2011, Goldberg told Bill O'Reilly on "The O'Reilly Factor" last night…

Goldberg on CNNer's Softball to Obama: 'Most Ridiculous Question I Hav

November 14th, 2011 11:57 PM
As NewsBusters previously reported, CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian at a press conference at the APEC summit in Hawaii Sunday asked President Obama if Republican presidential candidates were "uninformed, out of touch, or irresponsible." On Fox News's O'Reilly Factor Monday, political analyst Bernie Goldberg said, "That was the most ridiculous question I have ever heard by a regular…

O'Reilly and Goldberg Agree With NewsBusters Report on CNN's Coverage

November 7th, 2011 10:56 PM
On Saturday, NewsBusters reported that CNN in the six days after Politico's hit piece on Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain was published did more stories on that subject than it did on Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's connections to domestic terrorist Bill Ayers, convicted real estate developer Tony Rezko, and America-hating Rev. Jeremiah Wright combined. On Fox…

Bernie Goldberg: People Working Night Shift at 7-Eleven 'Have More Int

November 1st, 2011 12:27 PM
As NewsBusters has been reporting, the coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement has been nothing less than atrocious. Appearing on Fox News's the O'Reilly Factor Monday, political analyst Bernie Goldberg said it's because there are "people that sell Slurpees and cigarettes to insomniacs at 7-Eleven on the overnight shift who have more introspection than journalists who cover important…

Goldberg: If They Slobber Over Obama in '12 Like They Did in '08 'Medi

October 25th, 2011 12:13 AM
Is it possible for the press to gush and fawn over Barack Obama during this upcoming presidential campaign as much as they did in 2008? Political analyst Bernie Goldberg, appearing on Fox News's O'Reilly Factor Monday, didn't think so claiming instead, "If they slobber all over him as much this time as they did last time, the media and the President would have to get a room" (video follows…

Bernie Goldberg: Trust in Media Low Due to Love Affair With Obama

September 28th, 2011 10:10 AM
As NewsBusters reported last Friday, America's trust in the media has fallen to new lows. Appearing on Fox News's "O'Reilly Factor" Tuesday, political commentator Bernie Goldberg said it was because of the media's love affair with Barack Obama (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Bernie Goldberg: I Wish NYT Was Concerned With Religion and Politics W

August 30th, 2011 1:35 PM
As NewsBusters reported last week, New York Times outgoing executive editor Bill Keller believes presidential candidates should be questioned about their religious beliefs. On Monday's "The O'Reilly Factor," media critic Bernie Goldberg marvelously said, "I wish that he and the New York Times was as concerned about religion and politics during the last campaign when it pertained to Barack…

Bernie Goldberg: Media Use 'Conservative' to Depict Right as 'Alien' a

August 23rd, 2011 5:09 PM
Bernie Goldberg on Monday said the media are constantly using the "conservative" label to make right-leaning people appear "out of the mainstream," "alien," and "dangerous to your mental health." The Emmy Award-winning political commentator, appearing on Fox News's "The O'Reilly Factor," used a recent Media Research Center study to make his case (video follows with transcript and commentary):

O'Reilly, Bernie Goldberg Whack White House for Nixonian Attitude Towa

July 15th, 2011 1:13 PM
Bill O'Reilly and Bernie Goldberg took the White House to task on last night's O'Reilly Factor for their treatment of Fox News, and their difficulty with handling criticism. "They are not the first administration to go to war with the news media. But I don't think this administration wants to be compared to Richard Nixon. That's not a good PR move."

O'Reilly and Goldberg Expose 'Really, Really Dumb' TV Network Decision

June 21st, 2011 2:31 PM
Bill O'Reilly of Fox News and former CBS News reporter Bernie Goldberg exposed left-wing media bias on Monday's edition of The O'Reilly Factor when discussing NBC's editing of the Pledge of Allegiance. "I don't know if it was an honest mistake or, more likely, if it was a lefty producer flexing his muscles. I don't know. But I know one thing. It was really, really dumb," said Goldberg. O'…

Bernie Goldberg Rips 'Supposed Journalist' Fareed Zakaria for Not Chal

February 22nd, 2011 9:05 AM
As NewsBusters reported Sunday, while George Soros likened Rupert Murdoch and Fox News to Nazis on CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS," the host never once challenged the far-left billionaire on any of his wild accusations. On Monday's "O'Reilly Factor," former CBS Newsman Bernie Goldberg blasted "supposed journalist" Zakaria for sitting there "like a bump on a log when somebody is making crazy…

Bernie Goldberg on Schieffer's Ignorance of Black Panther Case: Media

July 21st, 2010 4:28 PM
 On Sunday, CBS' Bob Schieffer admitted that he was on vacation the week before he interviewed Attorney General Eric Holder on "Face the Nation," and thus he had not heard the story of the Justice Department dropping the Black Panther voter intimidation case. Bernie Goldberg believes him – and noted that Schieffer is simply living in the world of the New York Times, like other media elites. "I…