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CNN Catches Obama's Falsehood on Sequester; Networks Barely Report It
3/4/2013 7:01 PM ET
CNN's Dana Bash fact-checked President Obama's falsehood about the sequester on Friday, but the major networks didn't exactly follow CNN's lead in reporting his blatant distortion. In his ...
After Hyping a 'Fiscal Emergency' That Could 'Cripple' and 'Vaporize' America, GMA Silent on Sequestration
3/4/2013 12:46 PM ET
For weeks, ABC has been hyping sequestration as a "fiscal emergency" that could "cripple" much of America and "vaporize" jobs. Yet, Monday's Good Morning America featured no stories on what the ...
Sequester Scare: Two Thirds of News Stories Devoted to Hyping Budget Hysteria
3/4/2013 10:00 AM ET
“Deadline day. Hours, now, until massive government cuts go into effect that could impact every American. Jobs vaporizing. Flights delayed. Even criminals walking free.” That’s the call to panic ...
NBC's Gregory: Obama Doesn't Like Washington Press Corps, Feeling is 'Mutual'
3/4/2013 9:28 AM ET
Reacting to the contentious exchange between the Obama White House and the Washington Post's Bob Woodward, on Friday's NBC Today, Meet the Press moderator David Gregory saw the conflict as part of ...
CNN Urges Obama: Just Force Congress to Stay Until Sequester Deal Is Struck
3/1/2013 5:47 PM ET
CNN's White House correspondent Jessica Yellin asked President Obama on Friday why he couldn't just force Congress to stick around until a deal is reached to prevent the sequester cuts. "To your ...
'Writing the Words That Made History': NBC's Puff Piece on Obama's Departing Speechwriter
3/1/2013 2:09 PM ET
One week after Politico declared President Obama to be a "puppet master" for his ability to manipulate media coverage, on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Willie Geist was a willing participant in ...
ABC: Sequester 'Armageddon' Will Lead to 'Jobs Vaporizing' and 'Criminals Walking Free'
3/1/2013 12:12 PM ET
The hosts and reporters on Friday's Good Morning America hyped the "massive" sequester cuts as leading to near panic. Josh Elliott opened the show by hyperventilating, "Jobs vaporizing, flights ...
In Bob Woodward Dust-Up, New York Times Takes Side of White House, Not Fellow Journalist
3/1/2013 11:24 AM ET
The Times finally reacts to the Bob Woodward-White House dust-up, and comes down on the side of Obama's White House. "To some Republican politicians and conservative activists, Mr. Woodward’s ...
Wash Post Mocks Politico's Fawning Interview With Bob Woodward as 'Fan Fiction'
2/28/2013 4:57 PM ET
The implied threat from the White House to Bob Woodward has thrown the liberal media for a loop. On Wednesday night, Politico published a fawning interview with Woodward. Writers Mike Allen and ...
NBC Allows 16 Seconds to White House Battle With Bob Woodward, Avoids Using the Word 'Threat'
2/28/2013 12:30 PM ET
The Today show on Thursday allowed a scant 16 seconds, out of a possible four hours, to the claim by veteran journalist Bob Woodward that the Obama White House is trying to intimidate him and ...
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