Alex Christy
[See NewsBusters for more.] None of the three broadcast networks covered the Friday revelations of how Twitter censored the New York Post’s Hunter Biden laptop story on their Saturday morning shows. However, NBC’s Today did manage to blame Elon Musk for a raise in hate speech on the platform.
[See NewsBusters for more.] Brandy Zadrozny’s appearance on Friday’s The 11th Hour on MSNBC with host Stephanie Ruhle raised the question of whether or not the duo read the same Twitter thread as everybody else, because Zadrozny claimed Matt Taibbi’s thread detailing how Twitter suppressed the New York Post article on Hunter Biden’s laptop actually makes Twitter look good.
[See NewsBusters for more.] On Friday’s MSNBC Reports reporter Ben Collins responded to Kanye West’s Thursday anti-Semitic diatribe by warning that “Republican podcast circles” may not go as far as he did, but support “those same talking points.” Such an incendiary claim requires solid evidence, but none was forthcoming.
[See NewsBusters for more.] Hillary Clinton joined PBS’s Amanpour and Company on Thursday to preview the Clinton Presidential Center’s upcoming summit on the status of women’s rights around the world. For the former Secretary of State, the state of women’s rights in Iran, in Afghanistan under the Taliban, and in Ukraine where Russian soldiers use rape as a weapon is analogous to Arkansas, where…
[See NewsBusters for more.] The usefulness of news outlets cherry-picking voters to highlight on TV has always been questionable, but one voter that was shown Thursday’s CNN Newsroom wasn’t actually voter, he was a troll sent by ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel.
[See NewsBusters for more.] MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and the rest of the Morning Joe cast clearly feels threatened by the possibility of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis launching a 2024 presidential campaign because Scarborough is already suggesting his attacks on the media are sexist.
[See NewsBusters for more.] Filmmaker Ondi Timoner travelled to Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Wednesday to promote her film The Last Flight Home, but this isn’t just any other film, it is film that hypes the alleged “basic human right” of euthanasia.
[See NewsBusters for more.] Documentarian Ken Burns took his book tour to PBS’s Amanpour and Company on Tuesday where he hysterically warned that “authoritarianism” and “nationalism” are on the rise in America putting everything from elections to the independent judiciary in trouble. With analysis such as that, it should not be surprising Burns was both short on facts and hypocritical when making…
[See NewsBusters for more.] Former CNN reporter Maria Ressa was awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for her “efforts to safeguard freedom of expression.” On Wednesday, she traveled over to CBS and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to claim that freedom of speech on social media is responsible for the raise in authoritarianism around the world.
[See NewsBusters for more.] CNN This Moring co-host Don Lemon travelled over to CBS and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday to promote the show and insist that “I don’t think we were liberal” when speaking about the pre-Chris Licht era.