Tag: Dan Rather

Dan Rather: Trump Threatening Mueller Close to Nixon During Watergate

On Thursday night’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” former CBS “Evening News” anchor Dan Rather said President Donald Trump was threatening special counsel Robert Mueller during his interview with The New York Times. In the interview, the president said if Mueller’s

12 Fake News Stories from the Mainstream Media

With all of the politically-charged talk about banning “fake news” sites, it seems appropriate to review some of the worst fake news stories pushed by mainstream media outlets. No matter how large your family gathering is this Thanksgiving, you won’t be chowing down on a turkey as big as these phony stories from A-list television shows and publications.

Rather Slams Media For Lack of Tough or Follow-Up Questions For Trump

Sunday on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” former “CBS Evening News” anchor Dan Rather criticized the media coverage of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump by claiming no reporters, with the exception of CNN’s Jake Tapper, have asked Trump tough or follow-up questions.

PHOTOS: Inside Dan Rather’s Private Visit to Israel

The Jerusalem Post reports: Acclaimed American journalist Dan Rather, former anchor of the CBS Evening News and 60 Minutes, is visiting Israel this week to “show this important land” to his grandson. Though details surrounding the trip were sparse, Rather

CBS Bans Ads for Robert Redford’s Dan Rather ‘Truth’ Film

CBS has banned advertisements for the film Truth, which stars Robert Redford as Dan Rather and Cate Blanchett as disgraced CBS News producer Mary Mapes, during the events of a notorious discredited 2004 news story regarding former President George W. Bush’s military service record.

Dan Rather: Fox News, Trump Feud ‘Suspicious’

Former “CBS Evening News” anchor Dan Rather called the feud between Donald Trump and the Fox News Channel “suspicious” on Wednesday’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” on MSNBC. Rather explained that he is “suspicious” of the two because Trump and Fox

Brian Williams: New Media Claim Another Scalp

There’s a bigger point here: the same people Dan Rather once derided as idiots in “pajamas” have completely reshaped the mainstream media. Were it not for those nefarious Snidely Whiplashes of the keyboard, Brian Williams would still be anchoring the nightly news while stumping for Jay Leno’s old job.

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Dan Rather Backs NBC’s Brian Williams

Disgraced former TV news anchor Dan Rather has come to the aid of embattled NBC anchor Brian Williams, saying that Williams is an “honest man.” But Williams is caught up in a scandal of his own making after admitting to lying about being in a helicopter downed by enemy RPG fire in Iraq in 2003.