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Tapper to Jay Carney: Be 'Frank' About Middle East; Carney Blames Bush on Iraq
9/18/2014 6:18 PM ET
On Wednesday's The Lead, CNN's Jake Tapper tried to pull former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney out of acting like an apologist for President Obama. Tapper turned to his guest, who had just ...
MSNBC and CNN Punt on Live Coverage of Benghazi Hearing; Fox News Airs Over 40 Min.
9/17/2014 5:51 PM ET
CNN and MSNBC viewers on Wednesday would have to switch channels if they wanted to watch the first hearing of the House Select Committee on Benghazi. CNN aired a 15-second news brief at the top of ...
CNN Guest Likens 'Hurtful and Harmful' Spanking to 'Segregated Schools'
9/16/2014 4:40 PM ET
Areva Martin brought in the specter of Jim Crow on Monday's Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN, as she commented on the child abuse case against NFL player Adrian Peterson. Martin contended that "corporal ...
CBS Hypes 'Progressive' Pope; Ignores Francis's Defense of Traditional Marriage
9/15/2014 4:04 PM ET
On Monday's CBS This Morning, Don Dahler played up how Pope Francis presiding at the wedding of 20 couples in St. Peter's Basilica is "yet another example of just how progressive [he] has been." ...
Tavis Smiley on CNN: 'Racism, Poverty and Militarism' Behind Ferguson Shooting
9/12/2014 2:34 PM ET
PBS's Tavis Smiley shamelessly invoked Dr. Martin Luther King on Thursday's CNN Tonight, as he commented on the ongoing controversy surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown: "It underscores that ...
CNN Lobbies McCain to 'Help the Administration Succeed' with ISIS Strategy
9/11/2014 7:11 PM ET
On Thursday's New Day, CNN's Kate Bolduan hounded Senator John McCain to back President Obama's new strategy to combat the Islamist terrorist group ISIS and help him gain congressional support: ...
Bill Maher Schools PBS Host Charlie Rose Over Islam's 'Illiberal Beliefs'
9/10/2014 5:45 PM ET
HBO's Bill Maher clashed with Charlie Rose on the veteran host's PBS show on Tuesday over the atheist's outspoken views on Islam. Maher underlined the "illiberal beliefs that are held by vast ...
CNN's Lemon Uses Bill Maher Tweet to Revisit 'Islam is a Violent Religion' Debate
9/9/2014 6:24 PM ET
Don Lemon returned to the question of whether Islam is an inherently violent religion on Monday's CNN Tonight, as he interviewed Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison and author Reza Aslan. Lemon turned ...
CNN Guests: 'Handcuffed' Obama 'Has Very Little Ability to Sway' Global 'Crises'
9/8/2014 6:58 PM ET
On Monday's New Day on CNN, Jonathan Martin of the New York Times and Bloomberg's Margaret Tavel ran to President Obama's defense over his handling of ISIS. Martin hyped that "the President is in ...
CBS Boosts Bloomberg Gun Control Group's Campaign Targeting Kroger
9/5/2014 3:15 PM ET
On Friday's CBS This Morning, Jan Crawford spotlighted the latest gun control push by Moms Demand Action. Crawford touted the "striking images" in the group's new ad campaign, which she labeled ...
Shock: CNN's Lemon Strongly Hints Islam is 'More Violent' Than Other Religions
9/4/2014 5:15 PM ET
Don Lemon surprisingly shot down a common moral equivalency argument in defense of the Islamic faith during a panel discussion on Wednesday's CNN Tonight. Lemon asked, "Is Islam a more violent ...
CNN's Lemon Spotlights Obama's Briefing on ISIS A Year Ago; NYT's Kristof Downplays Report
9/3/2014 4:50 PM ET
On Tuesday's CNN Tonight, Don Lemon spotlighted the scoop that President Obama received briefings on ISIS "for at least a year" before the extreme Islamist group's blitzkrieg across northern Iraq ...
MSNBC's Mika Bemoans 'Unprecedented' Foreign Policy 'Crises' Obama Has to Deal With
9/2/2014 2:22 PM ET
On Tuesday's Morning Joe, MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski felt sorry for President Obama and all the crises overseas that he is currently facing: "You look at just the President, and the incoming on ...
CNN's Pereira Bemoans Chicago Violence 'Taking A Back Seat in the Headlines;' CNN Barely Covers
8/19/2014 6:02 PM ET
On Tuesday's This Hour, Michaela Pereira endorsed guest L. Z. Granderson's take on the media's extensive coverage of the ongoing turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri in the wake of the shooting death of ...
CNN Guest Who Blasted 'Bully' Limbaugh in 2009 Claims She Avoids 'Opinion'
8/18/2014 3:10 PM ET
On Sunday's Reliable Sources on CNN, Dr. Gail Saltz blasted Fox News contributor Dr. Keith Ablow for his jab at Michelle Obama's weight: "To be criticizing people, kind of, willy-nilly is – I ...
NBC Spotlights American Yazidis' Anguish for Iraqi Kin Persecuted By ISIS; ABC, CBS Yawn
8/15/2014 11:58 PM ET
NBC Nightly News was the sole Big Three evening newscast on Friday to cover ISIS's ongoing rampage against non-Muslims in northern Iraq. Chris Jansing filed a full report on the heartbreak for a ...
CBS Spotlights China's Underground Catholics as Pope Visits S. Korea; ABC, NBC Hype Francis's Car
8/14/2014 4:44 PM ET
Thursday's CBS This Morning stood out for zeroing in on the plight of Catholics in China, as it covered Pope Francis's trip to South Korea. Seth Doane noted the Pope's overflight of the communist ...
Obama Admin. Admits Up to 310,000 Enrolled in ObamaCare Without Proof of Residency; Networks Yawn
8/13/2014 11:18 PM ET
The Big Three networks' evening newscasts on Wednesday failed to notice the Obama administration's revelation about ObamaCare: that more than 300,000 people who signed up for health plans under ...
Big Three Networks Avoid Calling ISIS 'Terrorists;' Label Them 'Rebels' and 'Militants'
8/9/2014 12:40 AM ET
The Big Three networks steered clear of labeling the Islamist group ISIS "terrorists" on their evening newscasts on Friday. Instead, ABC's World News and CBS Evening News labeled the genocidal ...
ABC Out to Lunch on U.S. Attempt to Kindle Political Change in Cuba; CBS and NBC Cover
8/5/2014 5:25 PM ET
As of Tuesday morning, ABC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the Associated Press report that revealed the Obama administration's covert program in Cuba that attempted "recruit ...
Media Upset by Amnesty Delay; Double Standard on...
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