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Moving On: ABC Spends Only 16 Seconds on IRS Official's Suspension
5/24/2013 5:08 PM ET
Friday's Good Morning America spent a scant 16 seconds on the newest development in the IRS scandal, the suspension of agency official Lois Lerner who oversaw the division responsible for ...
Networks Give Three Times More Quotes to Supporters of Gay Scout Admittance Than Opponents
5/24/2013 5:05 PM ET
Touting the Boy Scouts' "landmark" and "historic" decision to allow openly-gay members, CBS, ABC, and NBC gave supporters of the decision three times as many quotes as their opponents got on ...
Another Controversy for the Obama Admin, But CNN Has Barely Reported This One
5/22/2013 6:27 PM ET
Obama's Secretary of Health and Human Services has come under major scrutiny for bypassing Congress and soliciting donations from health executives to help support ObamaCare, yet CNN has ...
Jake Tapper Slams Obama Admin for Treatment of Fox News Reporter
5/22/2013 6:18 PM ET
CNN's Jake Tapper took Obama's Justice Department to task on his Wednesday afternoon show, sounding alarm over the "precedent" that the administration's investigation of Fox News reporter ...
CNN's Banfield: 'Take Me Off the Ledge' and Tell Me IRS Audits Weren't Political
5/17/2013 6:35 PM ET
After Friday's IRS testimony before Congress, CNN's Ashleigh Banfield begged CNN host Candy Crowley to "take me off the ledge" and explain that the agency was simply doing its job looking for ...
CNN Legal Analyst Scoffs at Notion of 'Earth-Shaking' IRS Scandal, Calls for 'a Little Less Hysteria'
5/16/2013 6:48 PM ET
CNN's senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin complained on Thursday morning's Newsroom that there's too much "hysteria" over the IRS scandal and that it really may not have been that big of a story ...
CNN Anchor's Benghazi Spin: 'What Administration' 'Doesn't Try to Control the Message'?
5/16/2013 9:44 AM ET
On Sunday's 6 p.m. Newsroom, CNN's Don Lemon made a shockingly generous excuse for the Obama administration's talking points on Benghazi that were edited a dozen times to the point of ...
Soledad O'Brien Lectures 'White People' Who Are 'Clearly Uncomfortable' With Her Documentaries on Race
5/13/2013 7:39 PM ET
Former CNN host Soledad O'Brien, appearing in a Harvard Institute of Politics video, arrogantly lectured some "white people" who were critical of her documentaries on race. Responding to "only ...
CNN Gives 30 Times More Coverage to Tabloid Stories Than Benghazi Hearing
5/9/2013 5:47 PM ET
On Wednesday evening, CNN barely covered the congressional hearing on the Benghazi attack from earlier that afternoon. Instead, the network provided wall-to-wall coverage of the Jodi Arias ...
CNN's Amanpour Mocks 'Roughty-Toughty' Rumsfeld, Calls Gitmo 'Not American'
5/3/2013 5:50 PM ET
CNN's Christiane Amanpour and Jeffrey Toobin continued to push for Guantanamo Bay to be closed on the May 2 10 p.m. ET hour of Anderson Cooper 360. "It's just not American," Amanpour insisted. ...
Piers Morgan Admits He Wants UK-Style Gun Ban in the States
5/3/2013 5:41 PM ET
Breitbart's Ben Shapiro goaded CNN's Piers Morgan into calling for a British-style handgun ban in the U.S., on Thursday's Piers Morgan Live. "You're from the UK, why don't we go with a full ...
Anderson Cooper on Gay NBA Player: 'The Tide of History Is Moving Forward'
5/1/2013 5:36 PM ET
Discussing NBA player Jason Collins coming out as gay, CNN's Anderson Cooper supported the notion that more professional athletes may come out. "The tide of history is moving forward," the ...
CNN Covers Gay NBA Player Nine Times More In a Day Than It Did Gosnell In One Week
4/30/2013 5:54 PM ET
In just 24 hours, CNN spent over 76 minutes of air time on NBA player Jason Collins's announcement that he was gay, hyping the news as "historic" and a "big moment for the country." However, ...
CNN Finds Time for Airport Delays and Mark Sanford's 'Soap Opera,' But Not Gosnell Trial
4/24/2013 4:36 PM ET
CNN's blackout on the trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell resumed after three reports on April 12 broke a three-week silence on the story. Aside from a brief 90-second mention on April 14, the ...
CNN Won't Call Out Barney Frank for Politicizing Boston Bombing, But MSNBC Did
4/16/2013 5:58 PM ET
Former Democratic congressman Barney Frank shamelessly used the Boston Marathon atrocity to promote his liberal political agenda on CNN and MSNBC on Tuesday morning, yet only MSNBC called him ...
Nothing to See Here: CNN's Toobin Denies Media Bias In Gosnell Blackout
4/16/2013 10:11 AM ET
On Friday's Anderson Cooper 360, hours after CNN finally covered the trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell for the first time in weeks, CNN's legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin scoffed at the notion ...
CNN Touts Gitmo Prisoner's 'Powerful' Op-Ed
4/16/2013 10:03 AM ET
On Monday afternoon, CNN's Suzanne Malveaux and Michael Holmes both touted an op-ed by a Guantanamo prisoner titled "Gitmo Is Killing Me," where he tells of his hunger strike and complains of ...
CNN Analyst Suggests 'Right-Wing Extremists' Could Be Behind Boston Bombing
4/16/2013 9:31 AM ET
CNN's national security analyst Peter Bergen thrice suggested that "right-wing extremists" could be behind Monday's Boston Marathon bombings. Yet over an hour later, CNN reported that Boston ...
CNN Barely Mentioned Gosnell Trial for Weeks; Spent 45 Times More Coverage on Brad Paisley-LL Cool J Song
4/12/2013 4:13 PM ET
From the beginning of the Kermit Gosnell trial on March 18 until April 12, CNN devoted exactly 24 seconds to the the former abortionist's clinic of horrors. In contrast, the network spent over ...
CNN Touts 'Extraordinary' al Qaeda Criticism of U.S. Gun Laws
4/12/2013 11:08 AM ET
CNN has resorted to airing a 2011 al Qaeda video highlighting America's lax gun laws as a legitimate critique of the current laws. "You know who's watching this whole gun debate playing out in ...
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