Media Reality Check
10/22/2014 10:00 AM ET
In less than two weeks, voters head to the polls in midterm elections that seem certain to yield strong Republican gains, if not outright control of the U.S. Senate. Such a political sea change is ...
10/16/2014 10:30 AM ET
In the crucial weeks leading up to the midterm elections, the broadcast
networks were obsessed with scandals, but not any of the Obama
administration controversies that might influence how ...
9/18/2014 9:45 AM ET
The mother of ISIS beheading victim James Foley told CNN’s Anderson
Cooper, on September 11, that she was “embarrassed and appalled” by the
White House’s handling of her son’s kidnapping. On ...
9/11/2014 1:40 PM ET
On this 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, ABC, CBS, NBC and MSNBC
appropriately devoted time to commemorating that tragic day in our
history. But today also marks the second anniversary of ...
9/8/2014 5:00 PM ET
As President Obama’s approval ratings have tumbled in 2014, polling news has practically vanished from the Big Three evening
newscasts — in stunning contrast to how those same newscasts ...
8/19/2014 9:55 AM ET
The indictment case against Republican Governor Rick Perry, that even liberals have described as “weak,” is just the latest GOP controversy that the networks have jumped on to taint Republicans in ...
8/18/2014 8:31 AM ET
When it comes to news coverage, reporters almost always identify the
political party of a Republican caught in a scandal, but when the
culprit is a Democrat, the party label is usually left ...
8/15/2014 9:47 AM ET
The cable news outlet completely ignored the Cuomo scandal until it aired a single report on August 7. In stark contrast, when a scandal involving the administration of New Jersey Governor Chris ...
8/14/2014 4:59 PM ET
On Thursday, NBC News sources confirmed that Chuck Todd will bump David Gregory from the Meet the Press host chair. And while Todd isn’t as liberal as his predecessor, he has played defense for ...
7/24/2014 2:07 PM ET
Amid an escalating crisis in the Middle East and the shooting down of an airliner in Europe, the three evening newscasts have shut out critics of Barack Obama's response.