Skip to comments.Nets Devote 93 Minutes to Omarosa's Tell-All Despite Credibility Problems
Posted on 08/13/2018 4:03:34 PM PDT by Kaslin
Beginning with Friday’s evening newscasts and going through Monday’s morning shows, the broadcast networks of NBC, ABC, and CBS provided an astonishing 93 minutes of air time to promoting former Trump White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman’s new tell-all book blasting the administration and accusing the President of being a “racist.” While hosts and correspondents repeatedly acknowledged the Apprentice star’s major credibility problems, that didn’t stop them from providing the avalanche of coverage.
The total was compiled by looking at the evening and morning newscasts Friday night through Monday morning, as well as the Sunday political roundtable shows, NBC’s Meet the Press, ABC’s This Week, and CBS’s Face the Nation. NBC offered the greatest amount of time to the salacious memoir by far, with a whopping 57 minutes 1 second of coverage over the four-day period, which included two lengthy exclusive interviews with Omarosa on Sunday’s Meet the Press and Monday’s Today show.
ABC came in second with 28 minutes 32 seconds of total air time, half of which occurred during a panel discussion on This Week. Sunday's Good Morning America even hyped Omarosa's claim that Trump wanted to "start a race war." CBS was the most restrained, only devoting 7 minutes 41 seconds to the topic over the same time period.
To the credit of the networks, Omarosa’s credibility was a major part of the reporting. Many of the obvious questions were either asked of her directly or posed in discussion segments, such as:
> Why would the African-American staffer continue to work for a president she thought was racist?
> How does she explain the contradiction of her specifically telling ABC News, shortly after she was fired from the White House, that President Trump was “not a racist”?
> Why was she secretly recording private conversations with the president and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly?
> What about all of her staunch advocacy for the Trump administration in the past?
With this many basic questions about her credibility, why were journalists so eager to provide her with a megaphone anyway?
The liberal media narrative seems to often beat out truth when it comes to coverage of the Trump administration, just look at how the networks seized on Michael Wolff’s gossip-filled Fire and Fury back in January. Over the course of one week, Wolff’s book was granted over two hours of air time. To put things in perspective, attention for Omarosa’s memoir has already passed the hour and a half mark after just four days.
As long as she is toeing the LSM line of “Destroy Trump! Destroy Trump! Destroy Trump!”, she’ll get lots of air time.
Thanks for posting this info = and thanks to newsbusters for tracking the ridiculously biased treatment of Omarosa’s outrageous remarks/book/tapes.
And then they’ll grow tired of her.
She’s on her way out, hitting the last low-brow spots before flaming out.
And how many are bothering to tune in? Likely not a great many.
What a surprise!!
Remember when most networks refused to have Kitty Kelly on.
She’s this week’s “Stormy Daniels”.
But he is naive when it comes to those like Omarosa.
Trump wants to help folks climb up the ladder.
But folks like Omarosa don't just want to climb up the ladder...they want to kill everyone who gets in their way and then kill everyone who has helped them.
This is one time when Trump will learn that, sometimes, a good deed will not go unpunished.
Trump did a good deed with Omarosa. And now Omarosa will repay.
The rotten media love it. But they deliberately suppressed the Minneapolis muzz who murdered a woman, Bammy being gay, hillarys crimes, Irs harassing normal people, muzzies killing humans, etc.
And yet not 30 seconds of time for 30 years of felonies by the she-devil hellary.
I think she’ll enjoy Prison
No doubt about it. The point is not to watch the lamestream media
...and how much time did the MSM devote to the return of U.S. Soldiers remains from N. Korea? Excepting Fox News; zero minutes. F’ the MSM.
That woman is a fabricator of truth and a criminal eavesdropper. I hesitate to call her a liar because people like that can get so hateful against someone that they convince themselves that whatever bad they think about that person has to be true.
If there are some good looking black women out there, please show them to me. And yes, I’ve heard of Halle Berry.
They called her every name in the book last year and throughout the campaign, now they adore her, because she hates Trump now..which is why she wrote the book, she figured she’d get more publicity in her favor if she wrote something Anti Trump than Pro Trump
DUMBAROSA embarrassment to black race!
She’s ALWAYS been an embarrassment..I bet she offed Michael Clark Duncan too, would NOT be surprised
refusing Kitty Kelly-—I don’t remember but I’m so glad they did. Any respectable author knows her type of sleazemeister.
If only the media were decent and honorable. And pigs could pass 747s in the air on the way to LaGuardia.
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