NPR Enables Ilhan Omar Pose as Guardian of Human Rights in the Mideast
March 12th, 2021 10:36 PM
NPR has celebrated Rep. Ilhan Omar -- and disparaged conservative media for criticizing her. On Thursday's Morning Edition, anchor Steve Inskeep was touting her new bill imposing sanctions on Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, for ordering the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi (who was coordinating his writing…
NPR Touts Biden Spokesman Won't Allow 'A Platform for Right-Wing Spin'
December 31st, 2020 9:34 AM
On Thursday’s Morning Edition, National Public Radio touted their Jen Psaki interview with the headline “Biden's Incoming Press Secretary: Briefings Won't Be A Platform For Right-Wing Spin.” As usual, NPR thinks “right-wing spin” is the opposite of their reportage….which is “objective.” Not left-wing spin!
Bill Barr Strongly Attacks Media on 'Systemic Racism' in NPR Interview
June 27th, 2020 3:13 PM
Attorney General William Barr submitted to an interview with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, and he received a pile of questions suggesting Barr is too subservient to Trump, especially in undoing the Russiagate narrative. But the best part came when they discussed systemic racism! Barr brought the pain to the media...
Column: PBS and NPR Offer Journalism By Liberals, For Liberals
April 1st, 2020 6:19 AM
The enormous coronavirus “stimulus package” was festooned with goodies for key Democratic constituency groups, including $75 million in “emergency” funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which offers grants to PBS and NPR stations. That’s on top of the half-billion the Congress already authorized for the year. They call it “public”…
Christian Editor on NPR: Trump's Like a Physically Abusive Spouse
December 20th, 2019 4:29 PM
Joshua Caplan at Breitbart noted that NPR's Morning Edition jumped at the chance on Friday to interview the editor of Christianity Today magazine and promote his passionate editorial calling for the removal of President Trump. NPR host Steve Inskeep quoted Galli as saying Trump's Twitter account is "a near perfect example of a human being who is morally lost and confused."
NPR Anchor: Chinese Communists Did 'Spectacular Job' on Poverty
October 1st, 2019 4:56 PM
Paul Crookston at the Washington Free Beacon captured a sickening moment on NPR's Morning Edition on Tuesday. All Things Considered anchor Ailsa Chang traveled to Beijing for the 70th anniversary of iron-fisted Communist Party rule and was interviewed by morning host Steve Inskeep. Chang touted how Red China's record on poverty is "spectacular."
NPR Morning Host Makes a Half-Million for Hosting on Saturdays
August 20th, 2019 3:51 PM
On Tuesday morning, syndicated talk-radio host Chris Plante mocked "National Panhandler Radio" for having some seriously high salaries for a taxpayer-subsidized network that begs for listener donations in pledge drives. Plante cited tweets by Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi from the latest IRS 990 form for nonprofits revealing the high salaries of NPR stars. Plante marveled…
NPR Anchor Surprised: Black Congresswoman Clams Up About Omar
March 13th, 2019 10:57 PM
On Tuesday's Morning Edition newscast, NPR host Steve Inskeep interviewed freshman Rep. Lauren Underwood, who narrowly defeated conservative Rep. Randy Hultgren in November. Inskeep touted how she's rare as a young black woman who represents a mostly-white district in suburbs and exurbs around Chicago. But boy, did she NOT want to talk about her fellow freshman Ilhan Omar.
McCabe Gets Weird on NPR, Refuses to Answer About Lying Under Oath
February 19th, 2019 6:08 AM
NPR's Morning Edition on Monday split its Andrew McCabe interview into two segments. On the home page they were promoting Russiagate: "Andrew McCabe, Ex-FBI Deputy, Describes 'Remarkable' Number Of Trump-Russia Contacts." On air, that segment never mentioned his lying under oath to the FBI. There was a second segment simply titled "Andrew McCabe Discusses His Firing.…
Bozell & Graham Column: Kenneth Starr, Still Getting Hardballs
September 11th, 2018 10:39 PM
Twenty years after he recommended to Congress that President Clinton be impeached for perjury and obstruction of justice, Kenneth Starr has written a book about it. Surely, with the passage of time and many other books exploring the Lewinsky affair and the other Clinton scandals, Starr can be treated with dignity and respect. Back then, he faced ABC’s Diane Sawyer calling his Starr Report…
WaPo Reporter: Trump Out to ‘Silence’ Minorities With 'Bully Pulpit'
May 27th, 2018 3:09 PM
NBC wasn’t the only network news outlet to spout liberal hyperbole about national anthem supporters and President Trump’s motives. During Sunday’s This Week, Washington Post national correspondent Wesley Lowery joined ABC’s “powerhouse” roundtable where he claimed as fact that Trump’s goal in harping on the NFL protestors was “silence”…
NPR Gently Nudges Palestinian Man Saying 'We Want to Burn' the Jews
May 16th, 2018 9:31 PM
Our friend David Rutz at the Washington Free Beacon found a frustrating/fascinating report by NPR Morning Edition anchor Steve Inskeep in Gaza. He softly interviewed a 19-year-old Palestinian with a swastika kite. Inskeep said "they use it to discredit you," and the man responds "We want to burn them" (the Jews). If Inskeep were interviewing a 19-year-old neo-Nazi in…
NPR Finally Takes Broaddrick Seriously, But Hillary's Spokesman Scoffs
November 24th, 2017 9:20 AM
On Wednesday morning, NPR's Morning Edition suddenly revisited Juanita Broaddrick's story as something that wasn't exactly disproved. Morning host Steve Inskeep brought on longtime Hillary Clinton spokesman Phillippe Reines to discuss his attack on Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), who turned on the Clintons and said Bill should have resigned in the wake of the Lewinsky scandal.
NPR Lets Obama-Era Official Bash Justice Department Under Sessions
August 3rd, 2017 11:25 AM
NPR aired a completely one-sided segment on Wednesday's Morning Edition that targeted the Attorney General Jeff Sessions's leadership of the Justice Department. Carrie Johnson played up that a possible Justice Department initiative targeting colleges' affirmative action policies on admissions was " just part of a broader rollback of Obama-era priorities in civil rights, from…