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With Poverty on the Rise, NBC Urges More Welfare Spending; No Blame for Obama

On Friday's NBC Today, correspondent Tom Costello described how "Nearly one in six Americans is living in poverty. 16 million are children. That's 3 million more than three years ago." However, ...

Today Show Gives Platform for Writer McGinniss to Hawk New Palin-Bashing Book

Touting a taped interview with Sarah Palin stalker and author Joe McGinniss on Thursday's NBC Today, fill-in co-host Savannah Guthrie proclaimed: "Stunning allegations made about Sarah Palin in a ...

NBC Offers Scant Coverage of Big Dem Loss in NY Special Election

The Today show, which is a four hour program, on Wednesday devoted a scant 43 seconds of air time to a surprising loss by Democrats in a New York special congressional election. Both CBS and ABC ...

Matt Lauer Urges Bachmann to Bash Perry; NBC Debate Coverage Promotes GOP Infighting

In an interview with Michele Bachmann on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer actually delayed discussion of job creation as he pushed her to attack Texas Governor Rick Perry: "We'll talk about ...

NBC Gives Michael Moore Forum to Slam Fox News and 'AM Hate Radio'

Appearing on Tuesday's NBC Today to promote his autobiography, left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore decried "the amount of hatred that was generated on a certain news channel and on AM hate radio" ...

NBC's Curry to Ahmadinejad: 'Why Do You Work So Hard?'

Monday's NBC Today featured co-host Ann Curry live in Tehran doing a fawning "day in the life" profile of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. At one point, Curry noted the dictator's "grueling ...

Brian Williams Wonders When Obama Will 'Channel His Inner Harry Truman'

Appearing on Monday's NBC Today to preview his exclusive interview with President Obama, Nightly News anchor Brian Williams revealed some of his softball questions: "I went on to ask him when he's ...

After GOP Debate, Networks Turn to a Democrat; After Obama's Speech? A Democrat

On Thursday, the day after the Republican presidential debate, the network morning shows turned to a high profile Democrat for a response. On Friday, the day after Barack Obama's jobs speech to ...

Instead of Republicans, Networks Turn to Obama Aide for GOP Debate Reaction

The morning after eight Republican presidential candidates debated each other in California, all three morning shows brought on a Democrat, White House chief of staff William Daley.

NBC's Curry Chides 'Disrespectful' Republicans Not Attending Obama's Speech

Talking to MSNBC host Joe Scarborough on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry fretted over a handful of congressional Republicans declining to attend President Obama's upcoming jobs speech to a ...
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