Archive for the ‘ABC News’ Category

Palin Power

13Sep08

Does it matter what she says, or just that she says it? Sarah rocked the news ratings for ABC. Regardless of how one feels about Gibson’s technique, he definitely scored a hit in the ratings. “NBC Nightly News” with Brian Williams usually wins the three-network evening news race, but Thursday, ABC’s newscast beat NBC’s by […]


Is McCain being fair? “It seems to me that Obama would rather lose a war in order to win a political campaign,” McCain said Tuesday in New Hampshire, in a line he’s been using regularly since. That statement represents shorthand for an angle that is entirely accurate – attacking Barack’s character for having contrived positions […]


Media Backfire

25Jul08

Barack’s speech certainly made him center stage yesterday – and there’s no question that shots of him meeting comfortably with world leaders may allay the fears somewhat of the majority of Americans who question his readiness for the presidency – but media attempts to compensate for its excitement over Barack with balanced reporting may ruin […]


Charlie Gibson flustered Barack in an interview that aired on last night’s World News. Impressive work from Gibson, who simply asked appropriate follow-ups, something few have the brainpower or the tenacity to do. By comparison, watch Katie’s weak attempt to pursue Barack a day earlier.Anyway, it’s informative to see Barack’s reactions when Charlie doesn’t want […]


McCain’s Game

22Jul08

On ABC News last night, they did their best to be balanced in the coverage of Barack’s trip. They did this by mentioning that McCain was struggling to find a way to fight the intense coverage Barack is receiving. Some say that McCain has found the answer – an early announcement of his VP pick. […]


There are more negative signs for Barack in the latest numbers. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows Barack Obama attracting 42% of the vote while John McCain earns 41%. The one point lead for Barack is an improvement – it was tied yesterday. But, That’s the lowest level of support measured […]