NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Stelter's Jonestown Metaphor Massacre

August 2nd, 2021 5:30 PM

On Sunday's Reliable Sources, host Brian Stelter made a big sloppy ridiculous point that somehow Trump was comparable to Jim Jones, who oversaw a mass suicide of 900 followers. Inside his bubble, Stelter blames the right-wingers for destroying the credibility of the press. He never sees garbage like this as hurting the media's image for fairness. Fairness is overrated.


Stelter Drives Into the Ditch, Compares Trump 'Cult' to JONESTOWN

August 1st, 2021 1:11 PM

CNN hosts get incredibly overwrought about Republicans underplaying the January 6 riot as a tourist visit that got out of hand. But they have no resistance whatsoever to comparing January 6 to 9/11, or on today's Reliable Sources, to the Jonestown massacre of 1978, where about 900 members of the People's Temple committed a mass suicide under orders from Jim Jones. Rep. Jackie Speier…

NewsBusters Podcast: Hunter Paints Corruption While Reid Spews Hate

July 26th, 2021 4:53 PM

The night crew makes it return as Curtis Houck and Nicholas Fondacaro will be serving as co-hosts for the week with Tim Graham out of the office. On today’s episode, the guys went through the liberal media’s silence on Hunter Biden’s latest escapade, Carl Bernstein calling Trump a “war criminal,” Tucker Carlson being harassed in public, and the rest of the past week’s news that Fondacaro…


Stelter Puts On Bernstein to Call Trump a Domestic War Criminal

July 25th, 2021 1:31 PM

On last Sunday’s Reliable Sources, author Michael Wolff admonished host Brian Stelter for his show having “all the people saying the same old stuff….You're incredibly repetitive. It's week after week.” This Sunday, it’s exactly the same, with Stelter bringing on “legendary investigative journalist” Carl Bernstein calling Trump a deranged madman. Oh, but today he’s a domestic “war…

Stelter and Former Facebook VP Label Tucker Carlson ‘Misinformation’

July 19th, 2021 5:02 PM

Former Facebook Vice President Brian Boland scolded his former employer for not being more censorious amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The former Facebook executive made a July 18 appearance on CNN's Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter to rake his former workplace over the coals for not censoring enough. Stelter set the stage by warning viewers: “It's not hard to find anti-vaccination…


Author Takes Down Brian Stelter: 'You're Full of Sanctimony'

July 18th, 2021 10:50 PM

Four years ago, author Michael Wolff came on Brian Stelter's Reliable Sources show and told him off. On Sunday, Stelter brought it back up: "You called me ridiculous." Stelter implied Wolff gained access to the Trump White House by bashing CNN. So Wolff unloaded on him again: "you are full of are why one of the reasons people can't stand the media."

SHAME! Stelter & Darcy Drag 'Far Right TV' for Not Airing Biden Speech

July 15th, 2021 7:47 AM

No one can compete with CNN in its complete lack of self-awareness of what it is: a talking-points network for Democrats, and the media’s loudest voice for removing Fox News from your cable TV. Late on Tuesday night, CNN's "Reliable Sources" propaganda email heckled "far-right" TV networks like Fox for not airing Biden's latest "Jim Crow 2.0" screed live and unedited. 


Stelter Rips Space Flight Progress as Immoral Because Climate Change

July 11th, 2021 3:59 PM

Sunday saw another step for mankind into space as billionaire Richard Branson and his company Virgin Galactic made their maiden space tourism voyage successfully. But CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter was channeling Ebenezer Scrooge during Sunday’s Reliable Sources as he bah humbugged the event and decried it as immoral because of climate change and the evils of capitalism.


CNN's Stelter Promotes Annual Fossil-Fuel 'Holocaust' in Climate Panic

July 5th, 2021 11:03 PM

In spite of the one-sided "climate crisis" mantra CNN and other liberal media have been peddling for years, CNN chief media correspondent and Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter devoted a segment on Sunday's show to fretting over whether journalists have done enough to promote hysteria on the issue.


CNN Host Pesters Stelter: Why Isn't Fox Airing Biden Live?

June 30th, 2021 2:01 PM

CNN Newsroom host Alisyn Camerota brought on media reporter Brian Stelter on Tuesday to discuss former President Obama saying the raise of misinformation "worries me," spurring Stelter and Camerota to lament the lack of solutions of information echo chambers and sensationalist media if CNN isn't part of the problem. 

NewsBusters Podcast: Yamiche Alcindor Cries 'Existential Crisis'!

June 28th, 2021 5:41 PM

There's something about ballot-integrity laws that send liberal journalists off a cliff of panic. On Sunday's Meet the Press, PBS White House reporter Yamiche Alcindor claimed Republicans were causing s an "existential crisis" on voting in America, when turnout in 2020 was historically large. She claimed Republicans want to squash all votes that aren't Republican votes. Where did…


Stelter SCREAM: Hannity's Hot Talk Is 'Authoritarian,' CNN's Is Not

June 28th, 2021 7:17 AM

On Sunday's Reliable Sources, CNN host Brian Stelter began with a poisonous rant on how Sean Hannity goes on poisonous rants. In other words, Stelter argued Hannity is too angry for television, while being every bit as angry. As usual, Stelter insisted Hannity attacking reporters as "stalkers" is authoritarian, in a rant in which he denounced Fox News as poison.

NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Biden's Whispers and Gaffes Are Skipped

June 25th, 2021 5:25 PM

The networks touted Biden's alleged bipartisan triumph on an infrastructure deal on Thursday night. But did you see the clips of President Biden breaking out the whispers repeatedly when he talked to the press? Even Stephen Colbert told him he was creepy. He whispered “it’s a little creepy.”


Brian Stelter Urges 'Balanced Media Diet'... of Liberal Newspapers

June 24th, 2021 11:06 PM

CNN host Brian Stelter appeared on Thursday with Jonathan Capehart on Washington Post Live video. Stelter was hawking the paperback edition of his Fox-bashing book Hoax. It turned humorous when Stelter argued "we all need to eat a healthy balanced media diet. That's why I pay for the Washington Post and the L.A. Times."