Chalk this one up to the absurd. CNN's Ashleigh Banfield on Wednesday tried to draw a legal parallel between a Sharia Law execution and a Catholic school firing a teacher for violating her contract by disobeying church teaching on pregnancy. Show More Summary
After Friday's IRS testimony before Congress, CNN's Ashleigh Banfield begged CNN host Candy Crowley to "take me off the ledge" and explain that the agency was simply doing its job looking for "sleazeballs that are trying to get special status." Crowley shot down Banfield's astoundingly generous plea. Show More Summary
CNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield and HLN anchor Nancy Grace gave eagle-eyed viewers some mild laughs following yesterday's verdict in the Jodi Arias trial as they appeared in a split-screen setup talking via satellite uplink even though they were seated right next to each other. The Atlantic... -
Post by Linda Sharps If you were watching CNN on Wednesday during the network's coverage of the Cleveland kidnapping story, you may have noticed something a little odd. Nancy Grace and Ashleigh Banfield were doing a split-screen broadcast...Show More Summary
Nancy Grace’s parking lot interview has gone viral. The clip features Grace and Ashleigh Banfield. The two women were both in the same parking lot. However, the discussion was presented on a split-screen. It was clear that the entire “satellite” interview was filmed in the same location. CNN viewers pointed out the bizarre arrangement, as [...]
Nancy Grace and Ashleigh Banfield's same parking lot interview during the Jodi Arias trial is impossible to pass up for the Comedy Central host. read more
In what may signal that cable news has finally become the snake that is eating its own tail, CNN staged a rather bizarre split-screen interview Wednesday (May 8) during its coverage of the Cleveland kidnapping story.
Do you see what's going on in this GIF? Yesterday morning, CNN Newsroom anchor Ashleigh Banfield and CNN Headline News anchor Nancy Grace were discussing the Cleveland kidnapping case "via satellite," which is a great way to communicate for those who aren't standing in the same parking lot, and of course, they were. Show More Summary
WITH THE crazy crime news day, this story is a classic. I’ve been a fan of Ashleigh Banfield since her incredible 9/11 reporting. Getting caught in a fake satellite interview is the producer’s fault not the talent, but this is really weird. From the Atlantic: In a bizarre television and spatial anomaly on CNN this [...]Show More Summary
During the blanket coverage of the Cleveland kidnapping story, when TV anchors Ashleigh Banfield of CNN interviewed TV commentator Nancy Grace of Headline News, the split-screen satellite simulcast implies that the interviewer and interviewee...Show More Summary
I am LIVING for the now infamous Nancy Grace/Ashleigh Banfield split screen interview where the two were recorded separately from about fifteen feet away. LIVING. (The Atlantic Wire) I MEAN LOOK AT IT. This Daft Punk-themed art show is blowing...
This GIF shows CNN's Nancy Grace and correspondent Ashleigh Banfield in what appears to be a remote interview. Except that, uh—isn't that the same car in the background of both shots? Read more...
The sleuths at The Atlantic Wire have uncovered a cable news conspiracy of massive proportions. Earlier today Ashleigh Banfield interviewed Nancy Grace about the rescued women in Cleveland. The video certainly appeared as though Banfield...Show More Summary
In discussing the late Margaret Thatcher's legacy, CNN's Ashleigh Banfield gave a platform to liberal Hollywood actress Meryl Streep and former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, who had ties to the IRA during Thatcher's time as British prime minister. Adams predictably savaged Thatcher for causing "great hurt" to Ireland and England. Show More Summary
CNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield cornered Sen. Rand Paul with what she thought was his hypocrisy on drone strikes by citing a the 2010 “Times Square bomber” as an individual who she thought both Paul and the administration would agree deserved to be targeted by a drone. Paul did not give Banfield the response she was probably looking for.
CNN's own legal analyst scoffed at CNN's notion that 75 Republicans supporting legal gay marriage is a "big turning point" for the party. Anchor Ashleigh Banfield did her best to drum up the matter on Tuesday, for the network that has repeatedly shown a bias favoring gay... -
CNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield related a shocking bit of information to her audience on Tuesday. Skyrocketing gasoline prices mean that Americans are wasting more money than ever sitting in traffic, but there is a silver lining. While those traffic jams may be draining your wallet, CNN reports that they are also a sign that the overall economy is improving.
Ignore reports of a cratering GDP and rising unemployment -- the real leading economic indicator to keep an eye on is Time in Traffic. And speaking of, I just posted a big fat tip about CNN's new lineup, which will...
Just got a tip I made up from a reliable source who doesn't exist. CNN's new fair and balanced schedule: 6pm: You Never Had It So Good with Ashleigh Banfield 7pm: Embarrassment of Riches with Erin Burnett 8pm: Champagne Wishes & Caviar...Show More Summary
Last week, the media told us an increase in the unemployment rate and crash in GDP were both good news. This week, with a record increase in gas prices strangling the poor and middle class, CNN's Ashleigh Banfield just told America that...Show More Summary