NYTimes Sudden Respect for Michael Savage – Tearing Down Rush, Hannity

April 17th, 2020 10:07 PM
Friday’s New York Times offered its “strange new respect” to perhaps its most unlikely recipient of all: Right-wing radio host Michael Savage, now a medical expert. Savage has been criticized  for his sometimes-vulgar on-air shock-jockery. But now that he’s shifted targets, and using his epidemiology-related degrees to attack his “uneducated” conservative…

NPR Exposes Right-Wing Ebola Hype...Oops, Democrats Panic, Too

October 10th, 2014 2:58 PM
On Thursday night's All Things Considered, Texas-based NPR correspondent Wade Goodwyn delved into alleged right-wing panic over Ebola derived from "visceral loathing of President Obama,", including claims that some leftists want an Ebola epidemic in America. Goodwyn quoted radio hosts Mike Huckabee, Rush Limbaugh, and Michael Savage -- all featured recently on left-wing blog sites…

Savage Hemorrhages Hannity’s Audience: New York’s WABC Loses

May 17th, 2014 1:22 PM
It’s the kind of conservative media story only conservatives understand. The latest numbers are out for Michael Savage’s radio show. Recall that Savage was a key player in the battle between Sean Hannity and Cumulus radio. A battle that had an exasperated Hannity finally firing Cumulus, as reported here in NewsBusters at the time.  But not before Savage, whom Cumulus had in…

Politico Pressures Sean Hannity to Alter Comments About Michael Savage

January 27th, 2014 2:27 PM
When a news outlet asks someone for a comment about a piece being written involving him or her, you would think said outlet would have the decency of accurately quoting said individual. Such wasn't the case Friday when Politico ran an article titled "Michael Savage, Sean Hannity Dial Up Radio Feud":