BiasAlerts

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Today Show Cares More About Fiorina Gaffe Than Sestak Scandal

As of this Friday, NBC's Today show has yet to mention the Joe Sestak scandal, however they did find time to poke fun at Republican California Senate candidate Carly Fiorina making fun of ...

George Stephanopoulos Touts Democratic Talking Points, Urges Pawlenty to Denounce Tea Party Candidate

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Friday parroted Democratic talking points while interviewing Governor Tim Pawlenty about the tea party movement. The potential presidential ...

It Begins: Nevada GOP Winner and Tea Party Favorite a 'Far-Right Conservative' Says NY Times

NYT reporter Jennifer Steinhauer take on Sharron Angle, winner of the Nevada Republican primary: "...firmly to the right of most mainstream Nevada voters...Among her detractors and her supporters ...

After Two Years with Obama, Linda Douglass Returns to News Media

Completing a full spin through the revolving door, Linda Douglass, a long-time CBS and ABC correspondent before jumping aboard the Obama campaign ' followed by HHS and White House positions ...

NBC's Mitchell Scolds Big Labor for Daring to 'Embarrass' White House

NBC's Andrea Mitchell took up the cause of the White House in admonishing Big Labor for wasting their money on trying to defeat Arkansas Democratic Senator Blanche Lincoln in the primary there, as ...

MSNBC's Tamron Hall: Carly Fiorina 'Like Lindsay Lohan Movie, Mean Girls'

During the 11AM ET hour on MSNBC, anchor Contessa Brewer discussed open mic comments made by senatorial candidate Carly Fiorina with Huffington Post writer Ryan Grim and remarked that the ...

Newsweek's Jonathan Alter Pouts that Obama Has to Clean Up Bush's Mess

Jonathan Alter of Newsweek once again blamed Bush and the Republicans for creating the mess that Obama is now cleaning up, preventing the President from accomplishing his agendas.

Editor Tina Brown Slams Female GOP Primary Winners: These 'Wingnuts' Are a 'Blow to Feminism'

Former New Yorker editor Tina Brown appeared on Thursday's Good Morning America to deride the mostly Republican women who won primaries on Tuesday as "wingnuts" and to sneer that they represent a ...

ABC Gives Jerry Brown Platform to Declare Whitman Dangerous, 'Soul of California is at Stake'

ABC anchor Diane Sawyer greeted Meg Whitman's victory in California's Republican gubernatorial primary by forwarding Democrat Jerry Brown as the savior: "Jerry Brown told us today, he wants the ...

NBC's Mitchell: If Obama Would Have Just 'Eaten Some Shrimp,' He Could Have Avoided Criticism

On Wednesday's "Morning Joe" MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell claimed Obama could have diminished criticism over his handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill if, a week earlier, he had "gone down ...
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