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Network News Shows Largely Skip President's $50 Billion Spending Request

The network morning and evening news shows have all but ignored President Obama's Saturday letter to congressional leaders asking for $50 billion in additional spending to prevent the "massive ...

'Today' gives 'Sex and City 2' Star Platform to Push for Same-Sex Marriage

Actress Cynthia Nixon appears on 'Today Show' to discuss new film, but ends up talking about same-sex marriage in New York

CBS Allows Obama Official to Shift Oil Spill Blame to BP; NBC, ABC Morning Shows Grill Salazar

Early Show's Harry Smith on Thursday conducted a softball interview with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, allowing the Obama official to pass the oil spill blame to BP. He tossed this easy question ...

CBS Skips Any Mention of Dem Senate Candidate's Military Scandal, NBC Avoids Party ID

CBS's Early Show on Tuesday completely ignored the front page New York Times story on Democratic senatorial candidate Richard Blumenthal and his claims to have "served in Vietnam," despite having ...

Flashback: Media Blamed and Condemned Conservatives After Oklahoma City Bombing

The "Special Purveyors of Hate & Division Issue" published in 1995 of the MRC's Notable Quotables newsletter featured a gem from Bryant Gumbel: "The bombing in Oklahoma City has focused ...

Network Morning Shows Trumpet 'Historic,' 'Landmark' Nuke Treaty, Only ABC Allows for 'Controversy'

The network morning shows on Thursday trumpeted Barack Obama's nuclear weapons treaty with Russia as "historic," with only Good Morning America allowing that the reduction plan could be ...

NBC Nightly News Showcases Devotional Obama as Lauer Cracks: 'Spirituality Meets High-Tech!'

Out of the lengthy interview sessions Matt Lauer conducted with President Barack Obama, Brian Williams decided to highlight on Nightly News only Obama's explanation for "why his family hasn't ...

Not Interested: NBC, CBS Skip Arrest of Man Plotting to Kill Eric Cantor

CBS's Early Show and NBC's Today on Tuesday ignored the arrest of a man who was plotting to kill Republican Congressman Eric Cantor. ABC's Good Morning America mentioned the story only in a news ...

'Today' Sees 'Help' in White House Remedy for Foreclosures

Discussion of federal home assistance expansion ignores failure of the existing government program, excludes free-market possibilities.
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