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ROMNEY IMPLIES UNFAIR DEBATE MODERATORS HURT HIS CAMPAIGN

November 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Mitt Romney has told donors to his presidential campaign that a significant factor in his loss to President Obama was the unfair influence of two of the debates by NBC and CNN moderators. According to an ABC transcript, Romney said that in 2016 the Republican party should “agree that we’re gonna do, you know, I […]

DID WEINSTEIN TURN MOVIE INTO HYPE FOR OBAMA?

October 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Harvey Weinstein insisted that the movie SEAL Team Six, a drama about the killing of Osama bin Laden, be reedited to include documentary footage featuring President Obama, the New York Times disclosed today, a decision, commented the newspaper, that “is virtually certain to bolster claims that the approximately 90-minute film amounts to a political stunt.” […]

NBC SCORES BIGGEST RATINGS WIN IN YEARS

September 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The beginning of the football season dominated the Nielsen ratings chart for last week, with NFL-related programs on NBC accounting for six of the top ten programs. With NBC’s America’s Got Talent accounting for two more, the struggling network wound up with a whopping 80 percent of the top ten, something it has not accomplished […]

NBC WON’T AIR DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION ON WEDNESDAY

August 21, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

There was a time when all three major television networks broadcast the Republican and Democratic national conventions “gavel to gavel.” No longer. In more recent years, they’ve reduced their coverage to one hour per night. And now, it appears, NBC won’t present any coverage at all of the Democratic convention on Wednesday, Sept. 5. That’s […]

SHOULD REPORTER HAVE INTERRUPTED OBAMA?

June 18, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Conservative commentators diverged over the weekend over the appropriateness of a reporter for the website TheDailyCaller interrupting President Obama during his remarks at a White House Press conference last week. On Fox News, Chris Wallace called the interruption by Neil Munro “outrageous,” adding, “The idea that you would interrupt the President in the middle of […]

LARRY KING TO MAKE EARLY RETURN

May 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Larry King is clearly frustrated over being relegated to the sidelines while the presidential campaigns heat up. On Thursday he said that he plans to resume his nightly talk show this summer instead of next fall and to attend the Democratic and Republican national conventions. The show will be carried by Ora.TV, the digital channel […]

“WAR” AT FOX NEWS OVER OBAMA’S SAME-SEX MARRIAGE VIEW

May 10, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

The headline on Fox News Channel’s online report on President Obama’s announcement on Good Morning America that he now supports same-sex marriage read, “Obama Flip Flops, Declares War on Marriage.” However, it appeared later that Fox News anchor Shepard Smith was not in lock-step with the headline writer. Reporting on the president’s remark, Smith first […]

BROKAW ROASTS WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS’ DINNER

May 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

No doubt evoking a hearty “amen” from Donald Trump, former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw said on Meet the Press Sunday that members of the White House Correspondents Association ought to “rethink” their annual dinner at which the president delivers a political address in the form of a satirical routine. “And if ever there’s […]

HALF OF U.S. SAW AT LEAST PART OF SUPER BOWL

February 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With the current U.S. population standing at 313 million, the 111.3 million who watched Sunday’s Super Bowl Game represented one out of every three Americans. But that was the “average” number who were watching at any given time during the game. The total number who watched at least some of the game number 166.8 million […]

STUDY: TEA PARTY CANDIDATES BOOSTED BY MEDIA

October 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism analyzing broadcast, print, and online reports has found that — conservative commentators to the contrary — the news media have by and large given Republican presidential candidates far more favorable coverage than President Obama. Of all the current candidates, the study determined, Texas […]

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