“I’m not sure that the numbers support that,” host Alisyn Camerota said over the weekend discussing a claim Palin made that the media was complicit in covering up the recent scandals that have plagued the Obama administration. “I think that there’s been even some significant outrage on the part of many media people and pundits over the IRS scandal for example,” Mike Huckabee said.
The charge about Huma Abedin, repeated by Fox contributor Monica Crowley and Hannity guest Brooke Goldstein, has been routinely lambasted by prominent Republicans like House Speaker John Boehner as a “pretty dangerous” smear and as an “unwarranted and unfounded attack on an honorable citizen” by Sen. John McCain.
A Fox News host this weekend questioned why a religious scholar who was Muslim would write a book about Jesus. The nerve, right?
Reza Aslan, a religious scholar with a Ph.D. in the sociology of religions from the University of California and author of the new book Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, went on FoxNews.com’s online show Spirited Debate to promote his book only to be prodded about why a Muslim would write a historical book about Jesus.
“I wasn’t allowed to talk about things like that because those elitist, those who are the brainics in the GOP machine running John McCain’s campaign at the time said that the media would eat us alive if we brought up these things.”
Many have questioned the fact that there were no African-Americans on the jury in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Let’s hope Elisabeth Hasselbeck can keep her co-hosts under control when she takes over the middle spot on the Fox & Friends couch.
Let’s hope Howard Kurtz takes a look at this one. Correction: This image is fake.
Media Matters has gathered a collection of clips from the network that seem to point to “absolutely.”
“A couple points of clarification.”
The metric of the future will be web traffic, and the sooner the cable news networks realize it, the better.
Joe Muto spent nearly a decade as a discontent liberal working at Fox News before he started “leaking” bits of his experience, gaining the nickname the Fox News Mole, and eventually getting fired. About a year later, he sat down with NowThis to talk about his new memoir.
The former Fox host expressed disappointment at the network’s coverage of the source who leaked information about the National Security Agency’s PRISM surveillance program.
“I got my chance,” Mitt tells Fox. “I took my message to the American people. I wasn’t successful.” After two attempts at the White House, there won’t be a third.
“The department has not prosecuted, and as long as I have the privilege of serving as Attorney General of the United States, will not prosecute any reporter for doing his or her job,” Holder tells Senate Appropriations Committee Thursday.
“I welcome the opportunity to correct the record, especially for some news outlets who persist in misrepresenting the facts,” Carney says in back-and-forth with Fox’s Ed Henry Wednesday.
Forget the “birthers,” his Muslim background and training as a secret socialist spy. A set of more serious inquiries have hit the White House in force.
The tea party star didn’t stay away from D.C. for long after losing re-election last year. “People believe that I’m a trusted agent,” he says.
“Maybe now that Fox is involved, more [Republicans] will pay attention,” Graham said.
“We’re trying to get a commercial break. We’re getting lopsided Democrats versus Republicans. We’ll try to rectify that.”
“This was apparently what was on his mind…days after the authorities say he bombed the Boston Marathon.”
Jana Winter faces jail over a story on the Aurora massacre.
Jana Winter refuses to reveal who leaked information about the Aurora, Colorado, shooter. Judith Miller is “surprised and disappointed” at how little attention the case is getting.
Take a look at the dramatic transformation that has happened to these two cable news talkers since Obama got elected.
Guess which network was the least interested. Three very different approaches to a historic day.
A string of misadventures for the congresswoman.
Warning: This segment might make you dizzy.