NPR Prods Kareem to Trash Michael Jordan for 1990 Jesse Helms Race

November 5th, 2015 6:14 AM
On Sunday night, NPR’s weekend All Things Considered anchor Michel Martin had a long eight-minute interview with pro-basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who’s recently best known for popping off with radical leftist opinions for Time magazine’s website. Martin went looking for the legend to trash another legend, Michael Jordan, for failing to get behind the black Democrat challenging…

NPR Boasts of Hiring Gay Anchor, Black Anchors and Executive Producers

July 12th, 2015 8:59 AM
National Public Radio is being hailed for its commitment to diversity in its latest promotion of anchors and producers. With NPR evening anchor Melissa Block departing, they promoted Kelly McEvers and Ari Shapiro to work alongside Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish on the nightly newscast All Things Considered. Michel Martin will take over hosting the show on weekends. Cornish and Martin are black…

NPR Drops Minority-Based 'Tell Me More' Show, Fires 28 Employees Due t

May 21st, 2014 8:29 PM
Despite the fact that National Public Radio is a publicly supported network, its long-term financial struggles claimed another casualty on Tuesday: Tell Me More, a program “expressly designed to have a primary appeal for African-American listeners and other people of color” will air its last episode on Friday, August 1. The move will leave 28 people unemployed, and program host Michel Martin…

NY Times Columnist: Every Newsroom or Stadium Press Box Without a Blac

April 30th, 2014 7:49 AM
On NPR’s race-matters talk show “Tell Me More” on Monday, host Michel Martin discussed the Donald Sterling scandal with New York Times sports columnist William Rhoden, announcing he had written the book "Forty Million Dollar Slave: The Rise, Fall, And Redemption Of The Black Athlete." Rhoden used the Sterling scandal to thump a tub for racial quotas in journalism. He claimed that every time…

NPR Worries Out Loud As Bullying Feminists on Twitter Devolve Into 'Re

February 8th, 2014 2:26 PM
NPR’s afternoon talk show “Tell Me More” spent 17 minutes on Thursday on a cover story in The Nation entitled “Feminism’s Toxic Twitter Wars” by Michelle Goldberg, a contributor to The Daily Beast. They called it "Mean Girls Online." Host Michel Martin interviewed four feminist radicals about nasty online fighting along racial lines, and even "transphobic " lines. The uber-feminist actress…

Morgan Freeman: 'Obama's Not America's First Black President

July 5th, 2012 6:55 PM
Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman said something Thursday that though true is destined to shock many Americans. Speaking on NPR, Freeman said Barack Obama is "not America's first black president. He's America's first mixed-race president" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

NPR's 23 Minutes for 'Gay Pride' Include Praise For a Communist

June 27th, 2012 2:44 PM
National Public Radio awarded almost 23 minutes to “Gay Pride Month” on the afternoon talk show Tell Me More, including 13 minutes to a segment promoting gay parenting that featured Marcus Mabry of The New York Times (formerly of Newsweek). But first came almost ten minutes devoted to the leftist author Linda Hirshman and her new book Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution, How a Despised…

NPR Promotes Liberal Conference, Asks Keith Ellison: Why Isn't Obama F

June 20th, 2012 3:08 PM
NPR's afternoon talk show Tell Me More promoted the left-wing Take Back the American Dream conference on Tuesday by granting an almost ten-minute interview to ultraliberal Congressman Keith Ellison of Minnesota, the co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Conference, who blurted out "Koch brothers" every two minutes. "This week, progressive activists are meeting in Washington, D.C. with the…