Predictable PBS: ‘Hillary Clinton's Case Is Completely Different'
Tuesday’s edition of the tax-funded PBS NewsHour aired a segment on Trump’s latest indictment, over classified documents found at his Mar-a-Lago estate, that was devoted to neutralizing Republican accusations of a double standard between the political parties over document-related prosecutions, using an unlabeled Democratic lawyer and operative as cover.
PBS: 'Sickening' GOP Calls Trump Indictment 'Selective Prosecution'
New York Times columnist and the supposedly conservative half of PBS NewsHour’s weekly Friday Brooks and Capehart panel was dismayed that even “supposedly mature and moderate” Republicans were decrying President Trump’s latest indictment as “selective prosecution.” Washington Post columnist and pinch hitter Ruth Marcus went even further, labelling it “sickening.”
On PBS, WashPost Columnist Cries Musk Ended Era of 'Objective' Twitter
PBS is an echo chamber for arrogant liberals who think they should manage everyone's information. PBS NewsHour hosted a conversation with Washington Post columnist Philip Bump where they could lament that under Elon Musk, "objective" journalists are no longer given the "verification" of the blue check. As if they were objective, especially on Twitter?
Study: Taxpayer-Subsidized PBS Whacks GOP with 85% Negative News
Given their government funding, citizens should expect public broadcasting’s news coverage to be scrupulously neutral, yet an exhaustive Media Research Center study of PBS NewsHour found coverage of the first four months of the new Congress has been heavily slanted against Republicans.
On PBS, Liberal Journos Trade Tips on Deplatforming Trump for ‘24
Thursday's PBS News Hour featured liberal journalistic handwringing over 2024 candidate Donald Trump’s CNN live town hall from New Hampshire, filled with adoring fans and questioning from CNN’s Kaitlin Collins. Online the segment went by “CNN town hall highlights media’s struggle with how to cover Trump and his lies.” Indeed, the segment featured three facets of the liberal…
Capehart Laughs At Idea Dems Are Targeting Thomas Because Of Politics
Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart spent Friday’s PBS NewHour laughing at GOP allegations that Democrats are going after Justice Clarence Thomas simply because they do not like the Supreme Court’s recent rulings, implausible arguing this is just about transparency. Meanwhile, New York Times columnist David Brooks tried to find a centrist middle ground…
PBS Revels in Leftist Statehouse Successes on Abortion, 'Trans Rights'
It was Happy Hour for the cultural left on Friday evening’s PBS NewsHour, as host Geoff Bennett celebrated with PBS’s St. Louis-based “communities correspondent” Gabrielle Hays on how progressives and pro-choice Republicans were beating back Republican extremism on abortion and transgender rights in various statehouses: "In Kansas yesterday, Republican lawmakers overrode the…
Ignoring Hunter Revelations, PBS Hypes Biden 2024: No 'Big Scandals'
The weekly table discussion on PBS NewsHour between Washington Post Associate Editor Jonathan Capehart and New York Times columnist David Brooks spent some time on Friday discussing President Biden’s upcoming re-election campaign. Ignoring all the week’s developments surrounding Hunter, Brooks claimed Biden’s in a good spot, “There hasn't been any obvious gaffes, big…
PBS Political Team: GOP Doomed on Abortion, Racial Mistreatment in TN
PBS NewsHour host Geoff Bennett welcomed back the show’s political team, Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of National Public Radio, for a spicy Monday evening rehash of the previous week’s fiery political happenings, through a tax-funded, Democratic prism. After a clip from Sen. Lindsey Graham warning Republicans to adopt “reasonable positions” on abortion to…
PBS Downplays Weak Trump Charges, Pushes Neo-Nazi, White Power Threats
Former President Trump was arrested on 34 felony counts of bookkeeping fraud involving hush money and appeared in a Manhattan courtroom on Tuesday, as everyone in the world knows. PBS made the most out of the case, devoting a half hour of its evening “news hour” to multiple angles on the indictment. The dubious charges by New York district attorney Alvin Bragg involve years-old allegations…
Be My Leftist Guest: PBS’s False Objectivity Poisons Political Debate
PBS, established in 1969, has an outdated reputation for delivering a polite, objective take on the news of the day, exemplified by its flagship evening news program, now called the PBS NewsHour. But a new Media Research Center study deflates that outdated assumption, tracking and labeling every guest that appeared on the NewsHour over a four-month period, November 2022…
PBS Hypes UN Report: Take 'Drastic Steps' on Climate or 'Catastrophe'
On Monday's PBS NewsHour, the show hyped the latest U.N, report on global warming that makes dire predictions about the climate's future while pushing for dramatic new regulations on carbon dioxide emissions.
PBS Rips GOP for 'Restricting' LGBTQ Rights, Dems 'Safeguard' Rights
Tax-funded PBS NewsHour made clear where it stood on “LGBTQ” issues over two separate segments on two consecutive nights. Host Amna Nawaz introduced the Wednesday evening segment faulting the Republican governor of Tennessee for rejecting federal money for “HIV prevention": "In Tennessee, a fight has been brewing over another public health issue, HIV. It comes as several Republican-…
PBS, NPR Use Rep. Pat Schroeder’s Death to Dig at ‘Teflon’ Reagan
The press never misses a chance for a dig at conservative president Ronald Reagan, as shown by public television’s fulsome tributes to “trailblazing” former Colorado Rep. Pat Schroeder, dead at 82. Schroeder served 12 terms in the House as a prominent liberal feminist. PBS and NPR also celebrated her "sharp wit," or at least her political cracks at the expense of then-President Reagan.