FLASHBACK: The Journalists We Said Goodbye to in 2022
December 31st, 2022 9:10 AM
In 2022, some of cable TV’s most obnoxious left-wing executives, hosts, correspondents and commentators were shown the door. On this final day of 2022, a look back at those who we said goodbye to this year, and how the fairness of the media landscape is at least somewhat improved by their departure.
NBC Hits Disgraced Zucker for Hiring Trump, Forgets He Hired Lauer
February 3rd, 2022 12:35 PM
NBC on Thursday discovered the most disgraceful thing that ex-Today show producer Jeff Zucker did, now that he’s resigned from CNN after a sex scandal: Zucker hired Donald Trump back in the ‘90s. The fact that Zucker also secured the career success of alleged sex abuser Matt Lauer went unmentioned by the Today show.
Blowing It All Up: Cuomo Plans to Sue CNN for Over $18 Million
December 6th, 2021 8:35 PM
In an apparent attempt to get the rest of his contract money, disgraced former CNN loudmouth and host Chris “Fredo” Cuomo plans to sue the network for over $18 million after they fired him on Saturday, according to a New York Post exclusive published Monday. This now pits CNN boss Jeff Zucker against a bitter Cuomo possibly looking to rhetorically blow up the network that touted him…
Tucker Truth-Bomb: CNN, Media Lefties Want to See FNC Shut Down
January 26th, 2021 7:56 PM
During his Monday night monologue, Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson stated the blunt, honest truth that, from CNN to The Washington Post, many in the liberal media see it as their life’s mission to not only shut down Fox News (and we would add like-minded outlets), but send every last person who worked there to the unemployment lines.
NEW NewsBusters Podcast: The Secret CNN Tapes
December 2nd, 2020 7:19 PM
In the latest outraged oration of the NewsBusters Podcast, Executive Editor Tim Graham explores the latest secret tapes of CNN executives, as recorded by Project Veritas, and how CNN tried to dismiss them by suggesting the taping might be a felony! Scott Whitlock joins Tim to discuss the utter lack of comedy in late night.
Alan Dershowitz: CNN Chose Avenatti Over Me for Russia Probe Analysis
April 22nd, 2019 8:15 AM
Alan Dershowitz told Howard Kurtz on Sunday's MediaBuzz that, despite his long and distinguished legal career, CNN chose Michael Avenatti over him to be their go-to guy for legal analysis about the Trump-Russia collusion probe.
CNN's Bernstein, Zucker Peddle Sanctimonious Hyperbole Out the Wazoo
March 14th, 2019 7:46 PM
Let the record show that the 2019 RTDN First Amendment awards dinner held on Wednesday served as a new example of how there's no professional that worships itself more than national and political journalists and their arrogance and egos will never not be disgusting. This unhealthy fixation was best illustrated with the dinner’s final award, which was presented to CNN with speeches by political…
Stelter Goes Ballistic Over Media As 'Enemy of the People' Poll Result
April 29th, 2018 8:53 AM
Two Thursday polls showed that the nation's trust in the establishment press is in the tank. CNN's Brian Stelter went onto to Twitter to hypocritically go after one result showing that a majority of Republicans see the news media as an enemy of the American people.
Carlson Calls Zucker's 'State-Run TV' Attack on Fox 'Projection'
March 23rd, 2018 3:33 AM
Thursday evening, Curtis Houck at NewsBusters noted that CNN Chairman Jeff Zucker had criticized Fox News as “state-run TV” and a “pure propaganda machine” that “does an incredible disservice to this country” at a media conference earlier in the day sponsored by the Financial Times. Fox's Tucker Carlson also went after Zucker Thursday evening, reminding viewers that CNN is literally state-run TV…
Bozell Calls for Independent Review of Sexual Misconduct at NBC
December 18th, 2017 3:28 PM
RESTON, VA -- Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell released the following statement today calling on NBC to hire an independent investigator to review its culture of sexual misconduct following new claims against MSNBC’s Chris Matthews. According to a report by the Daily Caller, NBC paid one of Matthew’s former producers $40,000 after she filed a sexual harassment complaint against…
CNN's Zucker: Fox News Is 'State-Run TV,' Decries 'Fake News' Term
May 1st, 2017 10:23 PM
In an 18-minute Friday interview on the New Yorker Radio Hour, CNN President Jeffrey Zucker contended that "Fox News ... is state-run TV," that "MSNBC has become the opposition," and that "CNN is seeking the truth." Yes, he really said that. Zucker also doesn't like the term "fake news" any more — even though his network was one of the earliest post-election promoters of the term when they…
Newly Unemployed CNN Reporter Posts Funny Exit Video
August 30th, 2014 7:30 PM
As referenced here at Newsbusters by Jeffrey Lord, CNN president Jeff Zucker is saying that layoffs at that network which is rapidly dropping in the ratings could be ahead. Could be? Actually the layoffs are ironically happening right now during Labor Day weekend.
One of those being laid off is CNN Capitol Hill reporter Lisa Desjardins. However, despite the downside of receiving a pink slip,…