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Encyclopedia > Bernard Goldberg

Bernard "Bernie" Goldberg (born 1945) is an American writer, journalist, and political commentator. 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Politics is the process by which groups make decisions. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Goldberg, who has authored several books, is currently a commentator for Fox News. His 2006 book, 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America, has received significant press attention and initiated debate. Fox News Channels slogan is We Report, You Decide The Fox News Channel is a U.S. cable and satellite news channel. ... 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (and Al Franken is #37) (ISBN 0-06-076128-8) is a book by Bernard Goldberg that was published in 2005. ...

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Career

For 28 years, Goldberg worked for CBS as a reporter. His reporting won multiple Emmy Awards: six at CBS, and one while he was working with HBO on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. He frequently contributed to the CBS Evening News and 48 Hours, a CBS newsmagazine. CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ... An Emmy Award. ... CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable television network. ... Real Sports with Bryant Gumble is a monthly magazine on HBO that started on April 2, 1995. ... CBS Evening News is the flagship nightly television news program of the American television network CBS. The network has broadcast this program since 1948, and has used the CBS Evening News title since 1963. ... 48 Hours can refer to: The 48 Hours title card, circa 1994 48 Hours is a documentary and news television program broadcast on the CBS television network since 1988. ... CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ...


In 1996, Goldberg wrote an op-ed column in the Wall Street Journal, accusing network news operations of harboring liberal bias. The editorial resulted in Goldberg's ostracism from CBS.[1] The Wall Street Journal is an influential international daily newspaper published in New York City, New York with an average daily circulation of 1,800,607 (2002). ...


After the Wall Street Journal article appeared, Goldberg shifted the focus of his work to what he perceives to be an elitist or liberal bias in media, and particularly in the reporting of news. In 2001, his first book Bias was published and became a number one New York Times bestseller. Goldberg followed Bias with two more national bestsellers—Arrogance: Rescuing America from the Media Elite and 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America. His new book, "Crazies to the Left of Me, Wimps to the Right: How one side lost its mind, and the other lost its nerve", was released in stores on April 17th. The Wall Street Journal is an influential international daily newspaper published in New York City, New York with an average daily circulation of 1,800,607 (2002). ... Bias book cover Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News is a book by Bernard Goldberg, formerly of CBS, giving detailed examples of liberal bias in TV news reporting. ... 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (and Al Franken is #37) (ISBN 0-06-076128-8) is a book by Bernard Goldberg that was published in 2005. ...


Response to works by Goldberg

Awards

In addition to the Emmy Awards that Goldberg has won, he received the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, in 2006 for a story on the exploitation of children in the United Arab Emirates. It marked the first time that a sports program had won a duPont award, which is considered to be one of the most prestigious journalism awards. [2] The Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award is an American award that honors excellence in broadcast journalism. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


Criticism and controversy

Comments and published works by Goldberg have, in some cases, generated negative responses and criticism. On an episode of the Phil Donahue talk show on MSNBC, Al Franken challenged Goldberg over a claim in Bias that a 1991 John Chancellor quote about the Soviet Union was "liberal hate speech".[3] Phil Donahue Phillip John Donahue (b. ... MSNBC, a combination of MSN and NBC, is a 24-hour cable news channel in the United States and Canada, and a news website. ... Alan Stuart Al Franken (born May 21, 1951) is an Emmy Award–winning American comedian, actor, author, screenwriter, political commentator, radio host and, recently, politician. ... Bias book cover Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News is a book by Bernard Goldberg, formerly of CBS, giving detailed examples of liberal bias in TV news reporting. ...


His book 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America has been criticized for listing mostly liberal or liberal-leaning individuals, but no "overzealous or corrupt government regulators", and though several conservative individuals are also listed, their actions are less harshly criticized. [4] 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (and Al Franken is #37) (ISBN 0-06-076128-8) is a book by Bernard Goldberg that was published in 2005. ...


Quotations

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  • "I consider myself to be an old-fashioned liberal. I'm a liberal the way liberals used to be when they were like John F. Kennedy and when they were like Hubert Humphrey. When they were upbeat and enthusiastic and mainstream. I am not a liberal the way liberals are today at least as exemplified by Al Franken and Michael Moore, where they're angry, nasty, closed minded, & not mainstream, but fringe."[5][6]
  • "It doesn't happen that way." - Response to a student asking if he ever met a conservative who became a liberal.[7]
  • "They're responsible for the problem [of cultural meanness]." - Referring to residents of both U.S. coasts.[8].
  • "I admire Rush Limbaugh and Bill O'Reilly a lot because I think they're standup guys."[9]
  • "By the way, that was a long overdue suggestion" - Response to Alan Colmes pointing out Dick Cheney telling Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy to "fuck yourself" on the floor of the Senate [10]

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Books

Bias book cover Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News is a book by Bernard Goldberg, formerly of CBS, giving detailed examples of liberal bias in TV news reporting. ... 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (and Al Franken is #37) (ISBN 0-06-076128-8) is a book by Bernard Goldberg that was published in 2005. ...

References

  1. ^ Bias Review Bookreporter.com. Joe Hartlaub, 1996]
  2. ^ Realsports Awards HBO.com. December 14 2005.
  3. ^ Transcript MSNBC Donahue Show January 6, 2003
  4. ^ The Book on One-Sidedness The Boston Globe, August 15, 2005
  5. ^ The Bernard Goldberg Interview RightWingNews.com John Hawkins, 2001.
  6. ^ Today's 'Liberals': Close-Minded, Nasty and Fringe Newsmax.com. Bernard Goldberg, October 16, 2003
  7. ^ Goldberg Predicts Collapse of Liberal Media Newsmax.com. Phil Brennan, April 11, 2003.
  8. ^ Bernard Goldberg: Coastal residents "responsible for the problem" of vulgarity; transcript of NBC Today Show, August 11, 2005.
  9. ^ Everyone Loves a List Newsweek. Carl Sullivan, July 30, 2005
  10. ^ "Cheney Dismisses Critic With Obscenity " Washingtonpost.com. April 16 2006

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