Author: Kyle Morel

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Networks Focus on Trump’s Vacations, Golf Outings

Featured Image: Screenshot/ABC News President Donald Trump’s numerous leisure activities during his presidency have frustrated many Americans. On April 14 ABC, NBC and CBS raised this issue early in their broadcasts. “As those tensions with North Korea ratchet up,” ABC anchor Tom Llamas said, “President Trump...

CBS Criticizes Trump’s Business Tactics After Healthcare Bill Pulled

Scott Pelley and CBS have gained a reputation as the most aggressive national news broadcast toward President Donald Trump.  That continued following the Republican healthcare bill failure on March 24. Other network anchors, NBC’s Lester Holt and ABC’s Tom Llamas, were significantly less aggressive in describing...

NBC, CBS Take Opposite Approaches in Reporting Trump Press Conference

As national news networks are scrutinized for potential bias, NBC and CBS broadcasts on Feb. 16 characterized Donald Trump’s first press conference as president very differently. NBC anchor Lester Holt began by contrasting how liberals and conservatives viewed the speech.  He also acknowledged its unique nature...

Only NBC, ABC include Democrats’ Response

On Feb. 13, NBC opened with two stories involving national security.  The first questioned whether then-National Security Advisor Michael Flynn broke federal law in late December by discussing possible sanctions against Russia from the Obama administration with a Russian ambassador. The second showed Donald Trump and...