Bill D'Agostino
The TV news media spent much of last week decrying a conservative boycott against Target, warning of reported “threats” against store employees. But suddenly, when multiple Target locations received bomb threats by a supposed LGBT activist, the journalists went quiet.
In 2016, former CBS head honcho Les Moonves said Donald Trump’s presence in politics “may be bad for America, but it’s damn good for CBS.”  Clearly Mooves was not the only network head to have made such an assessment. On Thursday, just on CNN and MSNBC, Trump was mentioned by name a whopping 399 times between 6:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. ET. To read more, visit NewsBusters.
CNN and MSNBC are doing their best to pretend the NAACP is an apolitical organization, in order to hype the group’s recent travel advisory warning black Americans not to visit Florida. Hosts on both cable networks hyped the statement throughout the weekend and into Monday afternoon, all while conveniently omitting the organization’s overt far-left advocacy.
An exhaustive Media Research Center study of PBS’s flagship newscast, NewsHour, found coverage of the first months of the new 118th Congress has been heavily slanted against Republicans. Visit NewsBusters to read the full study.
When the media describe a man with more than 40 arrests as a “beloved street performer” who “enjoyed making people happy,” you can bet they’re trying to sell you a narrative. So it went with the story of Jordan Neely, the man who died of strangulation after being subdued by several fellow passengers on the New York City subway last week.
On Tuesday Dominion Voting Systems settled its lawsuit against Fox News, sparing the media company from six very uncomfortable weeks in court. The settlement was a heartbreaking development for the leftwing media, who had been preparing eagerly to cover every moment of the court proceedings.
Tuesday’s anticipated indictment of former President Trump has prompted gleeful cheers among many in the left-wing media, but a similar indictment of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards 12 years ago was jeered at the time as an “overreach” that could wind up being an “embarrassment” for the Justice Department.
Television broadcast networks tend to slap a “far-right” label onto anything even remotely conservative, often referring to conservative Republican of Congress, fringe conspiracy theorists, and outright domestic terrorists with identical terminology. Yet these same networks refuse even to acknowledge the existence of a “far-left,” — and in fact, since the 2022 midterms, they have not applied that…