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  • Mr. Jennings’s Medal [Columbia Journalism Review Alert]

    01/08/2004 12:35:21 PM PST · by GeneD · 16 replies · 374+ views
    Columbia Journalism Review ^ | January/February 2004 issue
    A study of television news coverage of the war in Iraq says ABC’s World News Tonight was the most antiwar — far more than CBS, NBC or Fox. — USA Today, September 9 Antiwar? What are we to make of that word, exactly? For starters, it brings to mind a twelve-year-old study on press coverage of the Catholic Church by the Center for Media and Public Affairs, the same outfit that did the study mentioned above. The findings then: press coverage is anti-Catholic. The center, which works to maintain a neutral image, did not use exactly those words but did...
  • More Runners-Up Quotes in MRC's Awards for the Worst Reporting

    01/02/2004 3:06:24 PM PST · by OESY · 4 replies · 219+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | December 31, 2003 | Brent Baker
    More Runners-Up Quotes in MRC's Awards for the Worst Reporting      Monday's CyberAlert featured the winners and Tuesday’s the first runners-up. So today, the second and third runners-up quotes in the MRC's “Best Notable Quotables of 2003: The Sixteenth Annual Awards for the Year’s Worst Reporting.”      For the winners, see item #4 in the December 29 CyberAlert: www.mediaresearch.org      For the first runners-up, see the December 30 CyberAlert: www.mediaresearch.org      And for the names of the 46 judges, see item #5 in the December 29 CyberAlert: www.mediaresearch.org      Or, you can find it all on the MRC Web site...
  • ABC Leads with Vague Claim of “Opportunity Lost” to Avoid War (Diversion From Memo Story)

    11/06/2003 9:30:07 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 6 replies · 250+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | November 6, 2003 | Brent Baker
         An opportunity to avoid war lost by the Bush administration or an opportunity taken advantage of by ABC News to push its anti-war agenda? ABC led Wednesday night with “an ABC News investigation” of what Peter Jennings characterized as “what appears to be an opportunity lost” to work with “a man who was in the process of trying to broker a deal that might have avoided war with Iraq.”      Brian Ross proceeded to recount how in the weeks before the war a Lebanese businessman forwarded an offer from Saddam Hussein’s intelligence chief to allow U.S. agents to travel...
  • DOUBLE BAGGER (Did Peter Jennings Get It On With Yoko Ono In Front Of His Wife & 500 Other People?)

    10/29/2003 7:38:46 AM PST · by presidio9 · 57 replies · 2,095+ views
    NY POST ^ | October 29, 2003 | Dick Johnson
    <p>YOKO Ono still knows how to get a man to take his clothes off. Peter Jennings was interviewing Ono at last week's ArtWalk event for the Coalition for the Homeless when she somehow talked the news anchor into getting inside a giant black bag with her in front of 500 people at Cooper Union's Great Hall. A few moments later, both emerged with Jennings struggling to put his shirt back on and Ono's own garb disheveled. While no one's quite sure what happened in the bag, everyone was craning their necks to get a glimpse of Jennings bare-chested - including his wife, Kayce Freed, seated in the front row with her mother.</p>
  • Big 3 Networks to Mark 9/11 with Harder Stance (They figure they can ambush the Administration now)

    08/12/2003 6:57:13 AM PDT · by mhking · 23 replies · 468+ views
    Yahoo! News / Hollywood Reporter ^ | 8.12.03 | Andrew Grossman
    NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - One month before the second anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedy, the broadcast networks seem set to change the tone of their coverage of that event from focusing on the event itself and the memorials to looking more at policy issues in the aftermath of the attacks. The exact extent of the coverage is still uncertain as the networks await to hear from New York, Washington and Shanksville, Pa., on their plans for the day, but it is highly unlikely that ABC, CBS and NBC News will repeat their 2002 menu of broad live coverage...
  • ABC - 3rd ID Interview DISGRACE

    07/16/2003 5:53:15 AM PDT · by KansasConservative1 · 736 replies · 1,219+ views
    ABC Morning Program | 7/16/2003 | Self
    I am incensed… This morning on ABC’s morning program the showed about 6 soldiers from the 3rd ID. The reporter asked a question “What if Donald Rumsfield was here, what would you say.” The soldiers just started ranting. “ I would ask for his resignation…” “I cannot say on T.V…” etc. In addition to the interview, two of the men’s wives were on the program talking about how the do not trust the Army and how “they promised to be home by blah blah blah.” Never once did they say, our country calls and we will answer. ABSOLUTE DISGRACE! Every...