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Gumbel's Morning TV Bias

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"Top Ten Gumbel Stumbles": liberal activism masquerading as impartial journalism

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"Anthology of On-Air 'Gumbel Stumbles'"



MRC's latest Gumbel ad in the July 13 New York Post and The Washington Times.

CyberAlert, July 12: Gumbelís "What a f***ing idiot" blast: FNCís Hannity & Colmes enlarged the video and went frame by frame; Cal Thomas suggested "it reveals a deeply-held perspective"; and Capitol Hill Blue insisted Mark McEwen was Gumbelís actual target.

Bozell column, July 4: Bryant Gumbel and the Christian Bashing System

CyberAlert, June 30: A CBS camera seemed to have caught a disgusted Bryant Gumbel blurting out "What a fucking idiot" just after wrapping up a hostile interview with Robert Knight of the Family Research Council about how the Boy Scouts exclude gays.

CyberAlert, June 28: Bryant Gumbel hoped he and his fellow New Yorkers get a two-for-one deal: Hillary, plus her husbandís "expertise."

CyberAlert, June 7: National Enquirer headline: "Matt Lauer and Bryant Gumbelís Wild Night with Drag Queens." But itís not made up. They published photos of a bare-chested Gumbel getting a lap dance from a he/she.

CyberAlert, May 22: Bryant Gumbel tried to discredit the NRAís jump in membership and demanded the NRAís Wayne LaPierre respond to the Million Mom March. But, a week earlier before that march, Gumbel pressed organizers from the left about not going far enough.

CyberAlert, May 15: Bryant Gumbel lamented: "Why are you only focusing on licensing and registration?...Why aren't you going for example for a total ban?" Congress wonít do anything about guns, though "we all hope for the best."

CyberAlert, May 3: Bryant Gumbel: "As the former head of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev was widely hailed as the man who brought an end to the Cold War....These days he is...trying to find solutions to the world's environmental problems."

CyberAlert, April 25: CBSís Bryant Gumbel asked what hearings about the Elian raid would "accomplish besides just so much Reno bashing?"

CyberAlert, April 17: Bryant Gumbel rejected the idea that Cuban-American civil disobedience is analogous to the civil rights movement and noting how Cuban-Americans charge Castro with exploiting Elian, demanded if thatís "any less reprehensible" than what they have done. Gumbel also called the Elian video "the most disgusting thing I've ever seen," rued how a kid from Haiti would have been returned immediately and charged that the Miami relatives "don't care about" Elian. But few Early Show viewers heard the comments.

CyberAlert, March 22: Bryant Gumbel mused about the appeal of a third term for Bill Clinton.

CyberAlert, February 21: To the idea that historians voted Reagan the best President, Bryant Gumbel dropped his pen, "No!"

Notable Quotables, January 10: Reagan, Thatcher Mattered? No.




CyberAlert, December 17: McCain-Bradley = "Virtue"; "Divisive" Pope; FNC Showed Broaddrick Q to Gore.

CyberAlert, November 30: What Pain "Hurt" Hillary? Gumbelís Reagan Insult; FNC Picked Up Dirkhising.

CyberAlert, November 22: Liberal "Centrist"; NBC Accented Hillsdale Scandal; Viewers Avoiding Gumbel.

CyberAlert, November 11: Gumbel: Conservatives Ruin "National Prestige"; FNC Showed What ABC Spiked.

CyberAlert, November 4: CBS Pushed Gun Control Again; Gumbel Denounced Entrepreneurial "Greed."

Media Reality Check, November 4: The Early Word on The Early Show.

Bozell's News Column, November 4: Gumbel: Tough As A Beanie Baby.

CyberAlert, November 2: Clinton's Buddy Bryant Gumbel; CBS Pushed Bush Drug Question.

MRC News Release, November 2: Gumbel Gets Massive Thumbs Down in CBS On-Line Viewer Feedback.

CyberAlert, November 1: Gumbel Denounces MRC ad; Insist That on Political View "I Hold Them in Check"

Media Reality Check, October 28: Gumbel: America is Hopelessly Racist.

MRC News Release, October 18: MRC Welcomes Bryant Gumbel Back to Morning TV with the Top Ten "Gumbel Stumbles."

MRC Gumbel advertisement in the October 27 New York Post, "Nothing to be Proud Of," as it appeared on the Fox News Channel.


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