MRC Leaders Sound Off on Tucker Carlson, Don Lemon Being Fired

April 26th, 2023 12:04 PM

On Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning, the Media Research Center led the way in providing reaction to and instant analysis at NewsBusters, online, and on the radio about the bombshell firings of Tucker Carlson by Fox News and Don Lemon at CNN. This included three spots from MRC Founder and President Brent Bozell, NewsBusters Executive Editor Tim Graham, and NewsBusters Managing Editor Curtis…

NewsBusters Podcast: Tucker Carlson and Don Lemon Suddenly Exit

April 24th, 2023 10:49 PM

It was a media Monday, with two bombshells in cable news: Fox News announced they were parting ways with Tucker Carlson, and Don Lemon tweeted he was out at CNN. What could be happening at these networks? And what will happen? Bill D'Agostino, Nick Fondacaro, and Curtis Houck all join the table to make sense of the breaking news on cable news.

NewsBusters Podcast: Hunter Biden Scoops, Michelle Obama's 'Epic' Goop

April 21st, 2023 10:48 PM

Surprise! Stories broke about the Hunter Biden investigation this week, and some networks actually covered them for a bit. Meanwhile, Michelle Obama drew typical goop about her "epic lines" and whether she would please her superfans by running for president someday.

NewsBusters Podcast: NPR Leaves Twitter In a Hilarious Huff

April 12th, 2023 10:52 PM

Twitter went from tagging National Public Radio as "state-affiliated broadcasting" to "government-funded media," but NPR decided to leave Twitter in a huff because Twitter was damaging its so-called image of "editorial independence." But they sound like National Public Relations for Democrats...


MRC’s Houck Calls Out Liberal Media Defending Nashville Shooter, Soros

April 3rd, 2023 1:48 PM

NewsBusters Managing Editor Curtis Houck returned to the Fox News Channel and Fox News @ Night late Friday/early Saturday for another installment of liberal media highlights and lowlights from the past week. With plenty of options, Houck chose to train his fire on the liberal media rushing to the defense of far-left megadonor George Soros and the transgender community as the real…


MRC’s Houck SLAMS WH for Hiding Biden From Press Amid Host of Crises

March 20th, 2023 10:34 AM

NewsBusters Managing Editor Curtis Houck was back on the Fox News Channel late Friday/early Saturday for Fox News @ Night and, with the topic in his wheelhouse, he sounded off on the latest antics from White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and the White House’s purposeful restricting of press access to President Biden amid a litany of domestic and foreign crises.


MRC’s Houck Teams With Rantz to Tee Off on Lefties Bashing Chris Rock

March 7th, 2023 10:03 AM

NewsBusters Managing Editor Curtis Houck was back on the Fox News Channel late Monday/early Tuesday for Fox News @ Night and tag-teamed with Seattle talk radio host Jason Rantz to sound off on liberal screeching over comedian Chris Rock’s Netflix special Selective Outrage that hit both sides of the spectrum and included Rock’s most extensive comments yet on the slap he…

NewsBusters Podcast: Democrats and Media Going Soft on Crime

March 6th, 2023 10:21 PM

Whether it's in Washington, DC or Atlanta, the media struggle with upsetting the far left on crime and policing. Reporters relayed the anger at President Biden for agreeing with Republicans that the DC City Council revision of the criminal code was unacceptable. The allegedly anti-rioter media struggles with Antifa hotheads throwing Molotov cocktails at an Atlanta police training facility.…

NewsBusters Podcast: The Lib Media’s Hostility to COVID Leak Theory

March 1st, 2023 3:58 PM

With CPAC on the horizon, Managing Editor Curtis Houck and I dive into the liberal media’s hostility to the lab leak theory for COVID-19’s origin and how they’re now blaming former President Trump’s criticism of China for rejecting it.

NewsBusters Podcast: Biden WH Forces Press to Consider Lab Leak Theory

February 27th, 2023 5:01 PM

Associate Editor Nick Fondacaro and I were back behind the microphones to kick off a new week, which began with a bombshell that the Biden Department of Energy believes it’s likely the COVID-19 pandemic was borne out of a lab leak. We also discussed the initial media coverage as well as one new tidbit about the Asbury revival, the latest silliness from The View, and ABC becoming a…


Good vs. Evil: MRC’s Houck Joins FNC to Discuss Asbury, Behar Smear

February 27th, 2023 10:02 AM

NewsBusters Managing Editor Curtis Houck made three appearances on the late Friday/early Saturday edition of the Fox News Channel’s Fox News @ Night and the first couldn’t have been any more different than the others. In the first, he took on ugly smears last Sunday of Nikki Haley by New York Times opinion writer Wajahat Ali and ABC’s Joy Behar saying East Palestine, Ohio…

NewsBusters Podcast: Behar’s Disdain for East Palestine Trump Country

February 24th, 2023 4:27 PM

On this episode of the NewsBusters Podcast, managing editor Curtis Houck and I are back to fill in for our executive editor Tim Graham. We examine the vile comments of Joy Behar, who viciously suggested that the residents of East Palestine, Ohio got what was coming to them since they voted for former President Trump who supposedly was to blame for the derailment. They also discussed The…

NewsBusters Podcast: Ohio Toxic Train Story Trailed Off Into Silence

February 15th, 2023 9:19 PM

A study by NewsBusters found that after an original burst of coverage, ABC, CBS and NBC stopped covering the derailment of a train carrying toxic chemicals near Youngstown, Ohio around February 8, once the EPA and railroad officials said it was safe. In the last 24 hours, the networks have returned the story.

NewsBusters Podcast: Racial Hustlers Get Worse & Lemon Feels Squeezed

February 10th, 2023 10:46 PM

With Executive Editor Tim Graham off celebrating his birthday, Deputy Managing Editor Nick Fondacaro and I returned to hold down the fort and, even leaving aside the State of the Union, the world was our oyster with content. Of course, The View was a major topic with their cockamamie and erroneous claims that conservatives such as Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) want to ban the teaching…