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NBC 'Nightly News' Exclusive: Russia Granting Edward Snowden Permanent Asylum

Edward Snowden's one-year grant of temporary asylum by the Russian Federation ran out today, and Vladimir Putin's administration came through for the American turncoat, granting him permission to stay in the country indefinitely. Brian...Show More Summary

MSNBC Uses Term 'Impeachment' More Than Four Times as Often as Fox News

Judging from reports carried by the three mainstream networks' news programs and most of the low-rated cable news channels, it seems that the Fox News Channel and conservative Republicans are totally consumed by the concept of impeaching...Show More Summary

Top Spanish-language Newscasts Ignore Damning Lois Lerner E-Mail Revelations

The top four Spanish-language television news programs in the United States have so far ignored the release of damning emails from Lois Lerner, the former top IRS official who in newly released emails characterized conservatives as "aholes"...Show More Summary

Only NBC 'Nightly News' Covers Stunning Bill Clinton 9/10/2001 Audiotape

"Ten hours before the first plane hit the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001, Bill Clinton allegedly told a group of businessmen in Australia that he had a chance to kill Osama Bin Laden, but passed because itShow More Summary

CNN's Costello Rips Congress For Adjourning While 'Rome Burns'; Hounds GOP Rep. On Impeachment

Carol Costello badgered Congressman Matt Salmon on Thursday's CNN Newsroom over Congress choosing to go into recess instead of dealing with issues like illegal immigration: "Congress is again the butt of jokes on late-night TV. RomeShow More Summary

AP Acknowledges That There Are 'Fewer Full-Time Jobs,' But Doesn't Cite Obamacare As a Contributor

In a Thursday report on why many Americans are still unimpressed with the U.S. job market, Associated Press reporters Christopher Rugaber and Josh Boak made a rare admission that "Finding a steady full-time job has become harder" than...Show More Summary

Kevin Drum Seconds Mark Halperin: Hillary's ‘Just Never Going to Catch a Break’ From Media

NewsBusters readers presumably would laugh at the proposition that the media are biased against Hillary Clinton, but plenty of liberals, including Mother Jones blogger Kevin Drum, believe it. In a Tuesday post, Drum, regarding the media’s...Show More Summary

Joe Scarborough Turns On Israel: These Attacks are ‘Asinine,’ ‘Indiscriminate’

As the Israel-Hamas conflict rages on, it appears that the Israelis have lost Joe Scarborough as a trusted ally. On the July 31 edition of Morning Joe, the former Florida Congressman ripped Israel for their “indiscriminate” attacks upon...Show More Summary

Fox's 'Bones' Actor Tweets Obama Needs To 'Grow Some'

Actor David Boreanaz caused an uproar on Twitter Wednesday night by getting political with a tweet critical of President Obama, insisting the nation’s chief executive needs to stand up to Russia’s Vladimir Putin and “grow some.” TheShow More Summary

Ed Schultz Opposes Executive Order Granting Amnesty

It looks like Ed Schultz knows his days at MSNBC are numbered. I mean when you are a last place show on the fourth place news network you have to know you will soon be shown the exit door. Since Big Ed knows he will be splitting the MSNBC scene, he might as well throw caution to the end. Show More Summary

Mediaite Catches CNN’s Weir Calling Fox Nation ‘Ignorant Fsticks’

Late Thursday morning, Mediaite’s Eddie Scarry came across a particularly disparaging tweet that CNN anchor Bill Weir tweeted out to his over 49,000 followers Wednesday evening regarding a link on the website Fox Nation about Al Gore and global warming. In commenting about the Fox Nation link, he referred to Fox as "you willfully ignorant fsticks." read more

Couric Baits Justice Ginsburg: Could Male Justices ‘Truly Understand’ ‘What It’s Like To Be a Woman?’

Former anchor Katie Couric has a long history of not just floating between networks and sinking ratings but also adding left-wing rhetoric wherever she can. Granted an exclusive interview with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg...Show More Summary

Son of Hamas Founder Declares ‘Hamas Is A Terrorist Organization With A Humanitarian Face’

Appearing on Fox News’ Hannity on Wednesday, July 30, Mosab Hassan Yousef, the son of the founder of the terrorist group Hamas, had some harsh words for those who claim that the group is merely a “humanitarian” organization. Speaking to Sean Hannity, Yousef insisted that Hamas is “not a humanitarian organization. Show More Summary

NBC’s 13 Ways to Hype Sister Company’s Kinky 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Editor’s Note: Extremely Graphic Content Below. NBC really wants you to see the kink-fest “Fifty Shades of Gray.” In the week around the release of the film’s BDSM trailer, the network mentioned the movie 13 times for a total of 19 minutes,...Show More Summary

Networks That Ignored Bad GDP News, Eagerly Cover ‘Good News’

All three broadcast network evening shows reported the higher than expected 4 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate for the second quarter on July 30. However, ABC and NBC evening shows previously skipped the three prior GDP...Show More Summary

In 'Kelly File' Appearance, MRC's Bozell Slams AP, WashPost for Anti-Israel Bias

"As much of world watches Gaza war in horror, members of Congress fall over each other to support Israel," the Associated Press shockingly tweeted Tuesday morning, only revising the headline four hours later, Fox News's Megyn Kelly noted...Show More Summary

WH CIA Interrogations Document 'Accidentally Emailed' to AP Appears to Exonerate Powell

Gosh, how could this have happened? Tonight at the Associated Press, aka the Administration's Press, a dispatch by Ken Dilanian and Eileen Sullivan reports that "a document circulating among White House staff" about post-9/11 allegedly...Show More Summary

Paying the Price For Bias and Slop? In July, MSNBC Fell to Number Four in 25-54 Demo

Oh, how the pathetic progs have fallen. Earlier today, the Hollywood Reporter told readers that MSNBC had a horrible July rating period. For the four weeks ended July 27, the self-described "lean forward" network saw "its total day average...Show More Summary

ABC Ignores Lois Lerner E-Mails Slamming Conservative 'Crazies;' CBS, NBC Notice

ABC's World News stood out as the sole Big Three evening newscast on Wednesday to not cover the release of Lois Lerner's e-mails, where the former top IRS official slammed conservatives as "aholes" and "crazies." Instead, the news program...Show More Summary

Brian Williams Fails to Mention Star of NBC's Upcoming Peter Pan Telecast is His Own Daughter

On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams left out a key detail from his news brief about his network's upcoming live production of Peter Pan. Williams noted that "Allison Williams will play the role of Peter Pan," but left out...Show More Summary

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