FNC Cites MRC Study Recounting Media Double Standard on Romney Wealth

May 26th, 2012 11:16 PM
On Saturday's Fox News Watch, two studies from the Media Research Center - parent organization to NewsBusters - were cited during the program. The first mention came during a discussion of Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Cory Booker's criticism of the Obama campaign's attacks on Mitt Romney's record at Bain Capital. After panel member and FNC contributor Judy Miller wondered why either Romney's…

Judy Miller on WaPo's Romney Smear: 'Where Are the Comparable Pieces A

May 13th, 2012 1:14 AM
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Judy Miller had some harsh words for the Washington Post Saturday. Appearing on Fox News Watch, the former New York Times reporter said of the Post's recent smear of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, "Where are the comparable pieces about Barack Obama’s missing background?" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Kirsten Powers: Obama's Gay Marriage Flipflop 'Less Evolution and More

May 12th, 2012 7:06 PM
Liberal columnist Kirsten Powers on Saturday made an observation about Barack Obama's same-sex marriage flipflop that few media members would dare. During a Fox News Watch discussion about how differently the press handle the President's changes of heart versus Mitt Romney's, Powers observed, "This is less evolution and more intelligent design" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Jon Stewart Rips NBC’s Dishonest Zimmerman 911 Edit: ‘You Screwed

April 10th, 2012 3:49 PM
Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart surprisingly took on NBC News Monday for the network’s dishonest editing of George Zimmerman’s 911 call regarding Trayvon Martin. Less shocking, the Daily Show host also took some punches at conservatives for how they handled this story including Media Research Center president Brent Bozell (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

FNC Highlights MRC Study on Network News Double Standard Between Dem a

November 28th, 2011 12:07 AM
Saturday's Fox News Watch gave attention to a recent study released by the Media Research Center - parent organization to NewsBusters - documenting that the broadcast network morning newscasts gave more friendly treatment to Democratic presidential candidates in 2007 as compared to the GOP presidential field in 2011. As he introduced the segment, host Jon Scott noted that, not only were…

Alan Colmes Blames Herman Cain for Media Firestorm Over Politico Hit P

November 5th, 2011 5:12 PM
Alan Colmes on Saturday blamed Herman Cain for the media firestorm that occurred after Politico released its now infamous hit piece on the Republican presidential candidate. As the panel on Fox News Watch discussed a Media Research Center study concerning the coverage of this incident versus how the press handled three sex scandals involving former President Clinton, Colmes actually said, "…

Pinkerton: 'There’s a Strange Thing Happening in the Media' - Libera

September 17th, 2011 4:33 PM
As NewsBusters has been reporting, Barack Obama's sycophants in the press are really starting to lose that loving feeling. Driving this point home was the "American Conservative's" Jim Pinkerton Saturday who said on "Fox News Watch," "There’s a strange thing happening in the media which is, I think, liberalism has sort of concluded that Obama is kind of a turkey, and they're sort of trying to…

FNC Cites MRC Study on Network Newscasts Blaming Republicans for Budge

July 30th, 2011 11:24 PM
 On Saturday’s Fox News Watch, regular panel member Jim Pinkerton of American Conservative magazine brought up a recent study from the Media Research Center - parent organization to NewsBusters - which found that broadcast network newscasts overwhelmingly placed more blame on Republicans than Democrats for the drawn-out budget fight. After asserting that the press are "carrying" President Obama…

FNC’s Colmes Disputes MSNBC’s Olbermann/Halperin Double Standard

July 10th, 2011 12:28 AM
 On Saturday’s Fox News Watch, as the panel discussed MSNBC’s double standard in suspending Time’s Mark Halperin for calling President Obama by a vulgar word on MSNBC’s Morning Joe program, even after the network tolerated former host Keith Olbermann’s numerous examples of harsh language about President Bush, liberal FNC contributor Alan Colmes was obsessed with inserting Rush Limbaugh into the…

Cal Thomas: Michele Bachmann Praise By Chris Matthews 'Like Getting Ci

June 18th, 2011 5:13 PM
As NewsBusters has been reporting since Monday's Republican presidential debate, MSNBC's Chris Matthews is suddenly a big fan of Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.). On Saturday's "Fox News Watch," syndicated columnist Cal Thomas said, "Chris Matthews praises her, which is sort of like getting a civil rights affirmation from David Duke" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Liberal Commentator on Palin's Media Disdain: 'Refreshing to See Someo

June 4th, 2011 5:15 PM
The gang at "Fox News Watch" had some very interesting things to say about how media members who absolutely despise former Alaska governor Sarah Palin just can't get enough of her "One Nation" bus tour. The best line came from liberal commentator Kirsten Powers who said of the former vice presidential candidatee, "It’s actually kind of refreshing to see somebody who just says screw you to…

Greg Gutfeld Calls Jane Fonda, Paul Krugman and 'The Creeps at Daily K

January 15th, 2011 5:54 PM
Greg Gutfeld on Saturday went after "hacks with an axe to grind" whose "rush to judgment" concerning last Saturday's shootings in Tucsocn "revealed the media's not so secret biases towards certain political personalities and movements." Offering his opinion at the end of "Fox News Watch," the "Red Eye" host specifically named Jane Fonda, Paul Krugman, and "the creeps at Daily Kos" (video…

Fox News Watch: Jonathan Alter, Paul Krugman and Markos Moulitsas 'Vil

January 15th, 2011 4:45 PM
Fox News Watch panelists on Saturday named some villains concerning last week's tragedy in Tucson. Aside from the shooter himself, Newsweek's Jonathan Alter, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, and Markos Moulitsas of Daily Kos were mentioned for their terrible coverage of this awful event (video follows with transcript and commentary):

FNC’s Colmes: ‘Tea Party Was a Bunch of Angry White Guys’ with

January 1st, 2011 7:06 PM
  On Saturday’s Fox News Watch, liberal FNC analyst Alan Colmes asserted that the Tea Party was a "bunch of angry white guys who went around and put up racist signs." As a debate ensued pitting Colmes against the other three panel members, he later defiantly asked, "How many blacks did they elect?" leading Jim Pinkerton of the New America Foundation to fire back: "The Tea Partiers elected two…