Matthew Balan

a News Analyst
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CNN Plays Up GOP 'Impediment' to Obama Nominee in Ebola Response

CNN's Alisyn Camerota promoted a liberal talking point about the Obama administration's response to the Ebola outbreak on Friday's New Day, as she interviewed Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Camerota ...
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CNN Analyst Turns Activist: 'We Should Have Death With Dignity Laws'

CNN legal analyst Mel Robbins acted as an activist for a liberal cause on Monday's CNN Newsroom as the network covered the debate over euthanasia: "I disagree with the 45 states that make it ...
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NBC Ignores NY Times Scoop on Chemical Weapons in Iraq

As of Thursday morning, NBC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the New York Times's front-page article on Wednesday about Saddam Hussein's chemical weapons stockpiles in Iraq, which ...
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CBS Hounds Catholic Bishop on 'Landmark Document' on Gays

The CBS This Morning anchors stayed true to their reputation of playing softball with liberal guests, while badgering conservative/traditional ones with their Wednesday interview of Cardinal ...
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Networks Boost LGBT Lobby's 'Seismic Shift' Spin on Vatican Meeting

On Tuesday, the Big Three networks' morning newscasts carried water for the left-wing Human Rights Campaign by adopting their "seismic shift" label about the midterm report from the Catholic ...
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Jon Stewart Throttles Democrats for Hypocrisy on Campaign Spending

In a departure from his usual focus on ridiculing conservatives, Jon Stewart attacked top liberals/Democrats on Monday's Daily Show for their blatant hypocrisy on the influence of money in ...
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Networks Ignore Touching Story of 'Bucket-List Baby' and Parents

ABC, CBS, and NBC punted on covering the poignant "bucket list" created by Jenna and Dan Haley for their son, Shane, who developed in his mother's womb with a major genetic defect. Shane Haley was ...
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Former CNN Pundit Roland Martin Rips 'Cowardly Bullies' at the NRA

In a Thursday column for The Daily Beast, former CNN contributor Roland Martin attacked the supposed "cowardly bullies" at the National Rifle Association for opposing President Obama's surgeon ...
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One-Sided CBS Airs Pro-Euthanasia Segment Without Dissenters

Wednesday's CBS This Morning promoted an Oregon woman's planned suicide, to the point that all three anchors of the morning show acted like cheerleaders for the cancer patient. Charlie Rose lauded ...
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On CNN, Marc Lamont Hill Slams 'Racist' Bill Maher for Views on Islam

Left-wing academic Marc Lamont Hill blasted atheists Bill Maher and Sam Harris on Monday's CNN Tonight for their blunt views about the Islamic faith: "When he [actor Sam Harris] says that Islam is ...
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CNN Hypes 'Groundbreaking' Trans-gender TV Series on Amazon

Samuel Burke touted Amazon's new streaming TV series Transparent on Monday's CNN Newsroom as "groundbreaking," and underlined that it's "tackling a topic that TV has rarely touched." The main ...
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MSNBC Points Finger at NRA for 'Making the Ebola Crisis Worse'

MSNBC anchor Krystal Ball and NBC correspondent Anne Thompson shamelessly politicized the Ebola crisis in a Thursday op-ed on MSNBC.com. Ball and Thompson bewailed how due to "Senate dysfunction ...
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CBS Medical Contributor Wildly Blames Climate Change For Viral Outbreaks

On Monday, Dr. David Agus injected the media's regular hype about climate change into CBS This Morning's coverage of the outbreak of Enterovirus D68 in the U.S. and the Ebola crisis in Africa. ...
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On Hannity, Imams Deny ISIS's War Crimes, Islamic Faith of Beheading Suspect

On Fox News's Hannity on Monday, Islamist cleric Anjem Choudary accused the Western media and Blackwater of framing ISIS for the atrocities that the terrorist group has freely admitted to. When ...
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Gayle King to Paul Ryan: 'Some People Don't Think' the Country 'Needs Saving'

Open Obama supporter Gayle King made sure she got her liberal viewpoint across on Monday's CBS This Morning as she interviewed Rep. Paul Ryan. King spotlighted an excerpt from the Congressman's ...
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MSNBC's Sharpton Keynoting Dinner for Group Linked to Hamas

MSNBC host Al Sharpton will be the keynote speaker at the Council on American-Islamic Relations's (CAIR) 20th anniversary banquet on Saturday. Sharpton, who is President Obama's "go-to man on ...
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Attkisson Reports Latest on Fast & Furious; ABC, NBC Omit Scandal in Holder Coverage

Mere hours before President Obama announced Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation, Sharyl Attkisson reported on Thursday that U.S. District Court Judge John Bates ordered the Justice ...
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CNN's Erin Burnett Boosts Ashley Judd's Far-Left Views on 'Patriarchy'

On Wednesday, CNN's Erin Burnett kissed up to left-wing actress Ashley Judd by promoting her radical feminist take on society. Burnett asserted that "one thing the education system still teaches ...
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CNN President: 'Complete Confidence' in Zakaria, Despite New Plagiarism Scandal

CNN President Jeff Zucker is standing by Fareed Zakaria, despite new allegations that the host plagiarized in multiple venues. On Wednesday, Hadas Gold of Politico reported Zucker's Tuesday ...
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Oops: NY Times Corrects Its False Claim About Bush's Iraq Coalition

The New York Times fessed up in its Tuesday edition about an erroneous claim it made nearly two weeks earlier. Mark Landler, in his reporting on President Obama's September 10, 2014 prime time ...