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  • ABC News Lauds Montana Moonbat Senate Candidate

    08/23/2014 4:20:55 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 50 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 23, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    Just how far kooky left does a Democrat candidate have to go before ABC News will cease hyping him or her? Apparently so far left that we can't even imagine. Writing articles for a far left socialist website or posting a profile photo of a former chairwoman of the Communist Party USA on your Facebook page is still not kooky enough to deter Benjamin Siegel of ABC News from writing an adulatory article about just such a person, the Montana Moonbat herself, Democrat Senate candidate Amanda Curtis. Here is Siegel gushing over her in a way that you just know...
  • Covering For Obama, ABC's Harris Falsely Claims W Played 'Fair Share of Golf' During Iraq War

    08/10/2014 6:24:14 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 26 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Fore left! Q. Is there any news professional who doesn't know that, out of respect for military families, President George W. Bush gave up golf not long after the Iraq war started? A. Yes. Dan Harris, weekend Good Morning America co-host. Harris' ignorance—or intentional disregard of the facts—was displayed during a segment today's GMA after Jonathan Karl reported that President Obama hit the links within an hour of landing at Martha's Vineyard and just hours after making a statement about US attacks on ISIS forces. After Karl said that Woodrow Wilson, in office during WWI, had played more golf than...
  • 3 reporters subpoenaed in ‘pink slime’ lawsuit

    07/29/2014 2:12:05 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 29, 2014 4:43 PM EDT | Regina Garcia Cano
    Three reporters for a food safety publication have been subpoenaed in the $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC related to the network’s coverage of a meat product derided as “pink slime.” […] Beef Products Inc. sued ABC in 2012 alleging that its reports led to plant closures and layoffs because it misled consumers into believing the product was unsafe. …
  • No, Mr. Holder, This Has Nothing to Do With Race

    07/15/2014 4:42:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 15, 2014 | David Limbaugh
    Attorney General Eric Holder once again played the race card -- this time on national television, in an interview on ABC's "This Week," claiming that he and President Obama have been targets of "a racial animus" by some of the administration's political opponents. "There's a certain level of vehemence, it seems to me, that's directed at me (and) directed at the president," said Holder. "You know, people talk about taking their country back. ... There's a certain racial component to this for some people. I don't think this is the thing that is a main driver, but for some, there's...
  • Diane Sawyer to Step Down from ABC's 'World News,' David Muir to Take Over

    06/25/2014 9:41:50 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 49 replies
    www.hollywoodreporter.com ^ | 6:03 AM PDT 6/25/2014 | by Marisa Guthrie
    UPDATED: Muir will take over Sept. 2, while George Stephanopoulos becomes chief anchor at ABC News. After five years in the World News anchor chair, Diane Sawyer will step down at the end of the summer, clearing the way for David Muir, who anchors the program's weekend edition, to assume her role on Sept. 2. Sawyer, 68, an ABC News star who previously anchored Good Morning America and newsmagazine Primetime and who has conducted some of the news division's most-watched interviews, will head her own unit and continue to produce and anchor specials. Additionally, George Stephanopoulos, once thought to be...
  • VIDEO: ABC’s Jon Karl shreds Carney over Benghazi lies

    05/01/2014 8:58:50 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 11 replies
    Caintv.com ^ | 5/1/2014 | Robert Laurie
    These emails were not about Benghazi.... Wow. So, we now have the official story. The formerly redacted emails released yesterday were not about Benghazi. They were never intended to shed light on the consulate attack. They were simply about "the broader situation in the middle east." We learned this yesterday, when ABC News' Jon Karl went to war with Press Secretary Jay Carney. Keep in mind, that's an ABC News reporter. Like Ron Fournier before him, leftist progs can't label him a right wing hack, and they can't start yapping about FOX News. Every network news outlet was lied to,...
  • Running for President? A Known Name Can Help

    04/30/2014 9:49:06 AM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | 04-30-2014 | Greg Holyk
    When it comes to running for president – at least at this early stage – a famous name sure helps. So it is in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, in which some of the most recognizable potential candidates – Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush and Paul Ryan – lead a crowded 2016 Republican field, albeit none with anything near a clear advantage. Moving on to a hypothetical matchup between Bush and Hillary Clinton, the Democrat leads, boosted by a huge gender gap and with a more popular clan, as well. Sixty-six percent of Americans express a favorable view...
  • After Court Drama, Oklahoma to Have 2 Executions

    04/24/2014 4:05:19 PM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 23, 2014 | Sean Murphy
    Oklahoma plans to hold its first double execution in nearly 80 years, Gov. Mary Fallin said Thursday. The move comes a day after the state Supreme Court removed one of the final obstacles, ruling late Wednesday that Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them. The inmates had sought that information through a civil lawsuit. "The defendants had their day in court. The court has made a decision," Gov. Mary Fallin said in a statement. "Two men that do not contest their guilt in heinous murders...
  • ABC Devotes Almost 13 Minutes to 'Royal' Clinton Baby, Nothing on Keystone Delay

    04/22/2014 11:09:33 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 56 replies
    MRC ^ | 4/21/2014 | Scott Whitlock
    Since word broke on Thursday night that Chelsea Clinton will be having a baby, ABC has fixated over the news, devoting 12 minutes and 47 seconds of coverage to the arrival of America's new "royal" child. Yet, the same network totally ignored the latest delay of the Kyestone XL pipeline by the Obama administration (and the political ramifications that go with it). On Friday morning, ABC reporter Bianna Golodryga hyped, "Move over, Prince George, though. This morning, Americans have their own royal, or, rather, presidential baby, to look forward to." On Sunday, This Week avoided Keystone, yet the ABC program...
  • Gov. Palin: Thank you, Jake Tapper, for covering this shocking story

    04/17/2014 8:03:15 PM PDT · by Bratch · 30 replies
    US for Palin ^ | April 17, 2014 | Sarah Palin
    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin today posted this Status Update on Facebook: Liked Sarah Palin Politician · 4,124,012 Likes · 57 mins · Edited ·  Thank you, Jake Tapper, for covering this shocking story about anti-Semitic propaganda distributed by pro-Russian militants in Ukraine demanding Jews “register” their religion and property. Our U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine confirmed the story. The rest of the media must pursue this story and demand answers from the Obama administration as to what our President’s intention now is in light of this atrocious development that harkens back to frightening times for Jews.Our government’s priorities are so skewed. The Middle East is...
  • Laura Ingraham joins ABC News

    04/16/2014 8:33:05 PM PDT · by kingattax · 47 replies
    Politico ^ | 4/14/14 | HADAS GOLD
    Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham has joined ABC News as a contributor, "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos announced on Sunday. Ingraham will continue to serve as Fox News contributor and guest host for Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor." She will also continue to host her daily radio program, which is broadcast by the Courtside Entertainment Group. Ingraham, who previously served as a speechwriter-turned-adviser to President Ronald Reagan and as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, joined Fox News in 2007.
  • Laura Ingraham joins ABC News

    04/14/2014 11:17:59 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 48 replies
    Politico ^ | 04/14/2014 | Hadas Gold
    Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham has joined ABC News as a contributor, "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos announced on Sunday. Ingraham will continue to serve as Fox News contributor and guest host for Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor." She will also continue to host her daily radio program, which is broadcast by the Courtside Entertainment Group.
  • BREAKING: ABC Apologizes for Story That Connected Mozilla CEO to Hateful Westboro Baptist

    04/11/2014 11:43:56 AM PDT · by kingattax · 35 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | April 11, 2014 | Scott Whitlock
    ABC News Vice President Jeffrey Schneider has apologized for a story on his network that connected a CEO who supports traditional marriage to the Westboro Baptist Church and their offensive "God hates fags" signs. Mr. Schneider contacted the Media Research Center on Thursday after our social media department requested members call and complain about the comparison.
  • US Contractor Greystone Denies Its ‘Mercenaries’ in Ukraine

    04/08/2014 4:29:43 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 27 replies
    ABC News ^ | 4/8/2014 | Kirit Radia, James Gordon Meek, Lee Ferran and Ali Weinberg
    The Russian government today claimed there are more than 100 American 'mercenaries' from a defense contracting company disguised as Ukrainian troops in the embattled former Soviet nation, a claim the American firm and top U.S. officials deny. ... The latest news relesae from Greystone, as posted on a company blog, is from September 2012, titled "New business in Russia" and simply says the company "provided executive protection services in Russia." In April 2012, the company announced it had been awarded a similar contract in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. ...
  • Bill Kristol Slaps Down ABC’s Matthew Dowd: 2014 ‘Will Be A Referendum On ObamaCare’

    03/31/2014 6:39:19 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 40 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | March 30, 2014 | Jeffrey Meyer
    ABC News Political Analyst and former Bush/Cheney advisor Matthew Dowd attempted to downplay the impact ObamaCare will have in the 2013-midterm elections. Appearing on This Week w/ George Stephanopoulos on March 30, Dowd asserted, “2014 is going to be about the direction of the country, the economy, and how people feel in their lives. It's not going to be about ObamaCare.” Despite the bizarre prediction from the ABC analyst, conservative editor of "The Weekly Standard" Bill Kristol slapped down Dowd’s ridiculous claim and shot back that “I’m happy to have a referendum on ObamaCare… and will be good for Republicans.” See video below.]
  • Martyrdom Today [Christians Murdered Around the World, ABC focuses on Moscow Gay bar closing]

    03/27/2014 4:01:12 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    ligonier.org ^ | George Robinson
    ... an estimated two hundred million Christians worldwide face harsh persecution each year in dozens of countries on nearly every continent. Bill Bright once said that more Christians have suffered persecution and martyrdom since the beginning of the twentieth century than in all of the rest of church history to that point. What should our response be? Always, our response should be informed prayer; and whenever possible, we should promote and participate in gospel-centered action. It is impossible to pray for situations about which we are unaware. The gospel is offensive to those who are perishing (1 Cor. 1:18); therefore,...
  • LOL: Good Morning America Claims Obama Gave Russia 'Harsh Warning' Over Ukraine

    03/01/2014 5:32:30 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 49 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Perhaps because President Obama is looking pitiably weak in his mano a mano with Vladimir Putin over the Ukraine, ABC News chose to bury the story during today's Good Morning America. Incredibly, the Ukrainian crisis the show-opening teaser didn't mention the Ukraine--but did highlight the latest on The Real Housewives of New Jersey. As the program unfolded, and before saying a word about the Ukraine, GMA inexcusably chose to air segments on rain in California, snow in the North, a laser being shined into a plane's cockpit, an airplane bird strike, the arrest of a Mexican drug lord, the cause...
  • ABC News’ Elizabeth Vargas: ‘I am an alcoholic’

    01/24/2014 8:42:53 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 24, 2014 10:19 AM EST | Frazier Moore
    ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas has publicly acknowledged that she’s an alcoholic, and said it took her years to admit it. In an interview aired Friday on “Good Morning America,” Vargas said hiding her problem from others was exhausting. “Even to admit it to myself was admitting, I thought, that I was a failure,” said Vargas, who noted that she had reported several “20/20” specials on drinking yet couldn’t acknowledge her own alcohol dependency. …
  • ABC Swoons: 50 Ways to Celebrate Michelle Obama’s Birthday

    01/17/2014 11:10:48 AM PST · by RightGeek · 31 replies
    National Review ^ | 1/17/2014 | Andrew Johnson
    In preparation for the first lady’s 50th birthday on Saturday, ABC News has served up a fawning list 50 ways to celebrate the occasion. It highlights Michelle Obama’s most memorable and glamorous moments. Below, ten examples from the list, which you can read in full here: Dance to Beyonce Move into a massive new house with your family and invite your mother to move in too Make the cover of Vogue Buy a Jason Wu dress Hang out with your friend, Oprah Roll your eyes at House Speaker John Boehner or the Danish prime minister Hug, kiss and fist bump the...
  • Nightline Lets Democrats Open Fire on Christie, Touts 'Alleged Abusive Behavior'

    01/10/2014 7:39:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | January 10, 2014 | Matt Hadro
    ABC's Nightline let New Jersey Democrats pile on the Chris Christie controversy and take shots at the Republican governor, on Friday's show. Anchor Dan Harris hyped the nasty gossip and asked if Christie's political future was over. "Democrats in Trenton, the state capitol, clearly see an opening," Harris touted. He added that "Democrats, including Christie's former opponent, Senator Barbara Buono regaled us with stories about the governor's alleged abusive behavior." [Video coming soon. Audio here.] Harris also spoke with Democratic state senator Richard Codey and quoted Fort Lee's Democratic mayor Mark Sokolich, both of whom blasted Christie. Harris teed up...
  • Reporter to Carney: Will Americans Sign Up for Obamacare Because ‘Barack Obreezy’ Says So

    12/19/2013 2:17:31 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    The Blaze ^ | December 18, 2013 | Becket Adams
    ".......“What do you make of some of these efforts by Obamacare supporters to reach out?” [ABC News’ Jon] Karl asked, adding “I mean, some of them — the upside-down keg stands and whatnot. I mean, is anybody going to buy health care because Barack Obreezy tells them to buy it because it’s hot?” “I think that, having not designed advertising campaigns myself, I’m not an expert,” Carney said, “but I think that people — there are efforts underway to reach potential consumers where they live, if you will, and to get them to be aware of the options available to...
  • ABC Disses American Lion Huntress (Check Out The Reader Comments)

    11/22/2013 9:06:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 22, 2013 | Humberto Fontova
    Hunting show hostess Melissa Bachman recently shot a lion in Africa, posted the triumphant picture on Facebook and now ABC (among many other enlightened parties) are all over her. An ABC World News segment shows New York-based Lana Zak petting a tame and cuddly cub on location in a South African zoo, while purring that: “lions like these are beloved in Africa.” Maybe by some of Zak’s yuppie counterparts in places like Capetown and Nairobi. But not by Africans who live among wild ones. Lions are certainly beloved in Hollywood, the Upper East Side, Georgetown, etc. It’s a different story...
  • Jay Carney Mimics and Sneers at ABC News’ Jon Karl During Daily Briefing

    11/04/2013 12:48:14 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 63 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | November 04, 2013 | Tommy Christopher
    White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has become increasingly animated and explicit in his pushback against some reporters, and at Monday’s daily briefing that trend continued with a lively exchange in which Carney openly mocked and mimicked ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl. Along with Fox News’ Ed Henry, Karl has been on the receiving end of some vociferous pushback from Carney these past months, but that dynamic evolved into open contempt Monday, as Karl attempted to catch President Obama in an inconsistency regarding Healthcare.gov, the troubled portal for Obamacare. Several weeks ago, the President spoke about the...
  • ABC’s Stephanopoulos Hits Back at Rand Paul for Suggesting He Colluded with Obama

    08/15/2013 7:04:04 PM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 39 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | August 15th, 2013 | Andrew Kirell
    Speaking with Laura Ingraham this afternoon, George Stephanopoulos addressed Republican Sen. Rand Paul‘s suggestion that the ABC host purposely aided the Obama White House in driving the “war on women” narrative of 2012. In an interview with Geraldo Rivera last week, Sen. Paul asserted that Stephanopoulos’ “obscure” question about contraception during a GOP debate might hint that the newsman colluded with the Obama campaign to generate the resultant “war on women” narrative.
  • Transgender ABC new editor switches from man, to woman, to man

    08/09/2013 9:43:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Metro News ^ | 08/09/2013 | Morgan Rousseau
    ABC News editor Don Ennis suffered a very public identity crisis by switching his gender twice in a three-month period, and posting a workplace memo attributing his actions to amnesia. According to a report by The New York Post, Ennis started dressing as a woman and going by the name “Dawn” in May, but recently switched back to being a “just another boring straight guy.” In a memo posted to the newsroom bulletin board Friday and first obtained by the website NewsBlues.com, Ennis called the episode a “transient global amnesia” and said he accused his wife of playing “some kind...
  • ABC Newsman Who Decided To Become A Woman Has Changed His Mind

    08/06/2013 10:20:41 AM PDT · by mojito · 71 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 8/6/2013 | Andrew Kirell
    In May we reported that ABC News editor Don Ennis walked into his New York City office wearing a small black dress and a brunette wig and told his coworkers that he is legally changing his name to Dawn Stacey Ennis. Several months later, it turns out, Ennis has decided he no longer wants to be a woman. Back then, Ennis, 49, wrote to his colleagues: “This is not a game of dress-up, or make-believe. It is my affirmation of who I now am and what I must do to be happy, in response to a soul-crushing secret that my...
  • ABC newsman who switched genders wants to switch back (Mainstream news Editor)

    08/06/2013 6:28:52 AM PDT · by equalator · 88 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 8-6-2013
    ABC News editor Don Ennis strolled into the newsroom in May wearing a little black dress and an auburn wig and announced he was transgender and splitting from his wife. He wanted to be called Dawn. But now he says he suffered from a two-day bout of amnesia that has made him realize he wants to live his life again as Don.Fortunately, my memories of the last 14 years have since returned. But what did not return was my identity as Dawn,” said Ennis, who had been wearing lipstick, skirts and heels. “I am writing to let you know I’m...
  • ABC analyst drops bombshell: People very close to Obama authorized IRS actions

    06/03/2013 9:08:11 AM PDT · by grundle · 59 replies
    bizpacreview.com ^ | May 15, 2013 | Tom Tillison
    While appearing Tuesday on KABC’S morning show, “McIntyre in the Morning,” veteran ABC News analyst Trey Hardin dropped a bombshell when he said he is convinced that the IRS scandal emanates from the West Wing of the White House. Hardin states his case with “with a very strong sense of certainty,” but does not offer any new information to support the claim: “I will tell you this on the IRS front. I’ve worked in this town for over 20 years in the White House and on Capitol Hill and I can say with a very strong sense of certainty that...
  • Dirty politics from Camp Obama

    09/25/2008 10:27:04 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 20 replies · 370+ views
    Spectator Blogs ^ | September 25, 2008 | Melanie Phillips
    Earlier this week, I wrote about the dirty tricks campaign against journalist Amir Taheri following his revelation that, in a private meeting in Iraq last July with Iraqi leaders, Barack Obama tried to persuade them to delay the agreement being hammered out with the US government on a draw-down of the American military presence. According to this account, which quoted Iraq’s foreign minister Hoshya Zebari (pictured), Obama had thus privately sought to undermine an American government foreign policy initiative – an explosive revelation. Taheri subsequently dismissed as tendentious Camp Obama’s response which he said deliberately confused two separate agreements under...
  • MoveOn.ABC: Good Morning America Spends 325 Seconds On PowerBall, Zero On IRS Scandal

    05/18/2013 5:27:15 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 34 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Bianna Golodryga opened today's Good Morning America by announcing that it was "a very busy Saturday morning." So busy, in fact, that GMA couldn't spare one second in its first half-hour for the IRS scandal. That despite yesterday's stonewalling testimony by the outgoing IRS Commissioner in which he had the colossal chutzpah to deny there had been any political motive in the targeting of conservative organizations. So what kept GMA so busy? By far the longest segment was devoted to . . . the Powerball lottery. GMA spent 325 seconds—over five minutes—on the Powerball lottery. One report from stores where...
  • George Soros: Media Mogul (Lefty Businessman Spends Millions Funding Journalism)

    08/19/2011 8:23:22 AM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | August 15, 2011 | Dan Gainor and Iris Somberg
    On April 8, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi headlined a Boston conference on ''media reform.'' She was joined by four other congressmen, a senator, two FCC commissioners, a Nobel laureate and numerous liberal journalists. The 2,500-person event was sponsored by a group called Free Press, one of more than 180 different media-related organizations that receives money from liberal billionaire George Soros. Soros, who first made a name for himself in investing and currency trading, now makes his name in politics and policy. Since the 2004 election, the controversial financier has used his influence and billions to push a laundry list...
  • Finally: 56 Days Later, ABC Ends Blackout and Covers Gosnell ´House of Horrors´

    05/13/2013 7:23:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 5/13/13 | Scott Whitlock
    Fifty six days after the grisly trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell began, ABC broke its self-imposed blackout and finally offered coverage. World News anchor Diane Sawyer belatedly told viewers that Gosnell was convicted on three counts of first degree murder against newborn babies, as well as on a slew of other charges. Terry Moran explained, "For two months, jurors heard often shocking, grisly testimony." He described the details as a "house of horrors." A house of horrors that ABC took 56 days to notice. As the Media Research Center has aggressively documented, ABC went from March 18, 2013
  • Gosnell trial: ABC News advertisers for 5/6 and 5/4

    05/06/2013 6:43:22 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 5 replies
    Here are advertisers on ABC World News for tonight and Saturday, if anyone would like to write to them about ABC's blackout of the Gosnell trial. Sat. 5/4: Progressive Sunsweet USPS Preen Nexium Axiron EnergyTomorrow Biomet Oxford partial knee Tvboss.org, Ad Council BP Phillips Off, SC Johnson Mon. 5/6: Publisher's Clearinghouse Enbrel Prudential USPS Aleve Depend Fidelity Dr. Scholl's Biomet Nexium Constitution USA, PBS Infiniti Phillips I see good coming out of this situation which the networks wouldn't expect. "They meant it for harm," but God can bring good out of it. Maybe because of how this story is so...
  • Arizona Gov. Brewer Refuses to Stop Using Term “Illegal Immigrant” (Video)

    04/29/2013 8:37:40 PM PDT · by montag813 · 42 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-30-2013 | John Hill
    It’s a good thing Jan Brewer is a politician and not a journalist. The Associated Press recently struck the term “illegal immigrant” from its lexicon. Not so Arizona’s feisty governor — and she’s not backing down on this one. Brewer defended her use of the word during an interview with a clearly irritated ABC News Senior National Correspondant Jim Avila, who repeatedly pestered Brewer to change her language, to no avail: “I’ve heard you use the phrase over and over and over again. They’re insulted by the term, ‘illegal immigrant.’ That that brands a person. What they do is illegal...
  • ABC News Actually Claims Boston is the First Terrorist Attack on the US Homeland Under Obama!

    04/16/2013 1:51:46 PM PDT · by MissesBush · 54 replies
    04/16/13 | Me
    Anyone else listening to Sean Hannity's Show and the ABC News breaks during? ABC News is SHAMELESSLY claiming this is the first US homeland terror attack on Obama's watch, a blatant lie and surely they know it. And if they don't, they should go out of the news business. ABC News needs to tell the families of the 13 murdered heros by Hassan the Islamic radical maggot that their loved ones didn't die from terrorism. Or should we assume ABC News is just toeing the Obama line that it was an act of workplace violence and not what it was,...
  • Inspiration From a Teen Born Without Eyes or Nose

    03/09/2013 8:08:04 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 8, 2013 | Michael Brown
    The news line on Drudge Report immediately got my attention: Girl Born Without Eyes or Nose. But when I clicked on the link, expecting to read about a just-born, severely handicapped baby, I found a very different story, a story about a courageous teenager with an amazing attitude to life. One simple quote from her said it all. Before I share the quote, let me introduce you to 16 year-old Cassidy Hooper, born without eyes or nose. A child like this would be the perfect candidate for abortion in today’s society, especially since her condition is traced to “a rare...
  • ABC's Porn Pinup for Teenage Girls

    03/08/2013 5:18:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall ^ | March 8, 2013 | Brent Bozell
    Sometimes it's hard to measure the distance between the supposedly established, respectable press and the seediest corners of hardcore pornography. On March 1, ABC's "Nightline" celebrated a porn star named "James Deen" (real name: Bryan Sevilla). The apparent "news" hook is his role in a forthcoming movie with the ever-more pathetic Lindsay Lohan. ABC reporter Cecilia Vega sold Deen as a 27-year-old hazard to teenaged girls. They're boasting that he's found a new frontier of porn consumers, "some of them so young we couldn't even interview them on camera. Their parents had no idea that secretly they have a crush...
  • ABC broadcast edits out Michelle Obama claim that Chicago teen was killed by an ‘automatic weapon’

    02/26/2013 9:36:52 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 30 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 02/26/13 | Charlie Spiering
    In an interview with Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts aired this morning, First Lady Michelle Obama recalled the tragic death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton who was shot and killed in Chicago after performing during the President’s Inauguration celebration in Washington D.C. “She was caught in the line of fire because some kids had some automatic weapons they didn’t need,” the First Lady explained. “I just don’t want to keep disappointing our kids in this country. I want them to know that we put them first.” * * * It is extremely unlikely that the murder weapon was an automatic handgun,...
  • ABC: Vatican Trial Balloon Shot Down 'Faster Than Old-School Nun Might Rap You On Knuckles'

    02/17/2013 6:41:03 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 14 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    ABC News reporter David Wright chose an odd metaphor to describe criticism of the possible timing of the selection of Pope Benedict XVI's successor. Wright, speaking live from the Vatican on today's Good Morning America, reported that yesterday the Vatican spokesman had floated a trial balloon suggesting that the conclave to choose a new Pope could be moved up from its originally established date of March 15th. Continued Wright: "but in other quarters of the Church, that trial balloon is being shot down faster than an old-school nun might rap you on the knuckles." View the video here.
  • ABC News' Barbara Walters hospitalized after fall at inauguration party

    01/20/2013 4:53:41 PM PST · by SMGFan · 45 replies
    Veteran ABC newswoman Barbara Walters has fallen at an inauguration party at an ambassador's home in Washington and has been hospitalized. Walters, 83, fell Saturday night on a step at the residence of Britain's ambassador to the United States, Peter Westmacott, ABC News spokesman Jeffrey Schneider said. The fall left Walters with a cut on her forehead, he said. Walters, out of an abundance of caution, went to a hospital for treatment of the cut and for a full examination, Schneider said on Sunday. She was alert and was "telling everyone what to do, which we all take as a...
  • 'Good Morning America' Fails To Reveal Indicted Former New Orleans Mayor Nagin A Democrat

    01/19/2013 4:58:42 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    When in 2008 Senator Ted Stevens was indicted on corruption-related charges, the very first word in ABC News's headline was "Republican." And the R-word was mentioned four more times in the story. But when ABC's Good Morning America ran a segment this morning on the indictment on charges of corruption of Ray Nagin, former Mayor of New Orleans, it never revealed—either by spoken word or screen graphic—that Nagin is a Democrat. Note that this was not some short news blip: GMA took a full minute-and-a-half to tell the story, but couldn't find a few seconds to mention Nagin's party affiliation....
  • JAKE TAPPER leaving ABC joining CNN

    12/20/2012 3:29:26 PM PST · by navysealdad · 32 replies
    JAKE TAPPER leaving ABC joining CNN
  • anyone going to watch Nightline tonight?("Day in the Life of an American Gun")

    12/20/2012 8:31:05 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 30 replies
    myself ^ | 12-20-12 | Turbozamboni
    I'm going to watch and see if they feature any exploding cinder block walls or such that media love to show evil assault rifles shooting through. with their 30 round "clips".
  • ABC News Anchor Sam Donaldson Arrested For DUI In Lewes

    12/19/2012 10:27:52 AM PST · by mandaladon · 87 replies
    WGMD ^ | 19 Dec 2012
    A former network reporter was recently arrested for DUI here at the beach. Former ABC News political reporter Sam Donaldson was pulled over on Savannah Road by Lewes Police on December 1 for a traffic violation. An officer says that he’d been drinking. Donaldson failed field sobriety tests, and was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. He’s been scheduled for a court appearance at a later date.
  • ABC News inundated with porn spam after tweeting interview requests to relatives of shooting victims

    12/19/2012 8:28:11 AM PST · by servo1969 · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12-17-2012 | David Martosko
    Full Title-"ABC News producer inundated with porn spam after tweeting interview requests to relatives of shooting victims" A spokesman for ABC News told The Daily Caller on Monday that an influx of emailed pornography led the network to close down an email account and several social media profiles belonging to an editorial producer, in the days following the Friday mass-murder at a Connecticut elementary school. “We’ve had to change all of her accounts,” ABC News Senior Vice President Jeffrey Schneider said of Nadine Shubailat in a voicemail message left Monday morning. Shubailat sent tweets Friday to at least two people...
  • Twinkie Party: The Loss of 18,000 Hostess Jobs Is All a Big Joke to ABC News

    11/16/2012 9:56:40 AM PST · by chessplayer · 114 replies
    The cast of Good Morning America on Friday treated the bankruptcy of Hostess and the loss of 18,500 jobs as a hilarious joke. Josh Elliott, George Stephanopoulos and others guffawed as they handed out Twinkies and ate them on set.
  • ABC News: Hey, This Doctor Shortage Could "Crash" Obamacare

    11/15/2012 8:43:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 122 replies
    Townhall ^ | 11/15/2012 | Guy Benson
    Just in case the unaffordable price tag and rising costs don't quite do the trick, America's spiraling dearth of doctors will contribute heavily to the collapse of our re-engineered health care system, according to a new study:   The United States will require at least 52,000 more family doctors in the year 2025 to keep up with the growing and increasingly older U.S. population, a new study found. The predictions also reflect the passage of the Affordable Care Act -- a change that will expand health insurance coverage to an additional 38 million Americans. "The health care consumer that values...
  • “NIGHTLINE” TAKES A RARE LOOK INSIDE THE NEW KKK

    10/26/2012 3:50:55 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 38 replies
    ABC ^ | Oct 25, 2012 | Alyssa Bernstein
    A special edition of “Nightline” chronicles a resurgent Ku Klux Klan, with rare access inside Klan groups in both Mississippi and Virginia. Over four months, the “Nightline” team chronicled the reinvigorated white supremacist group, witnessed secretive cross burnings rituals and rallies, met the people beneath the trademark white hoods, and talked to them about their rituals and message of hate. Cynthia McFadden’s exclusive report airs on “NIGHTLINE” on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 (11:35 pm ET) on the ABC Television Network. A portion of McFadden’s report will also air on “WORLD NEWS” (6:30 pm ET)
  • Mitt Romney Crisscrosses the Country Predicting a Victory in November

    10/24/2012 10:05:55 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 9 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10/24/2012 | Emily Friedman
    Landing his campaign plane just yards away from a hangar full of supporters in the Hawkeye State, a revved up Mitt Romney predicted a win for himself on Election Day, now just 12 days away. “The Obama campaign is slipping because it can’t find an agenda to help the American families, but our campaign is growing into a movement across this country that says we’re going to get America back, we’re going to get America strong, we’re going to provide for our families,” said Romney. “And I’m optimistic. I’m optimistic not just about winning. We are going to win by...
  • Raddatz Visited Biden at His Residence in March (Raddatz interrupted Ryan 31 times)

    10/12/2012 7:52:02 AM PDT · by Snuph · 36 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | OCT 12, 2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    White House records reveal that the moderator of last night's vice presidential debate, Martha Raddatz, visited Vice President Joe Biden at his official residence on March 26, 2012. Raddatz is an employee of ABC News. As the records show, that day Raddatz visited the VPR (or, the vice president's residence) for a "Women's History Month Reception." That record was released on June 29, 2012....... Now, after the debate, Raddatz has been criticized for "interrupting [Paul Ryan] 31 times" and even CNN called the moderator "the third debater."