PBS's Testy Talk With NR's Lowry: ‘I Get to Be the Interviewer Here'
Tuesday’s edition of Amanpour & Co. featured an unusually testy interview, conducted by journalist Walter Isaacson, with Rich Lowry, the editor of National Review. It’s rare that conservatives appear on Amanpour on taxpayer-funded PBS, and the resulting clash between liberal and conservative journalist threw off a few polite sparks about DeSantis vs. Disney.
WORST OF 2022: The Media Heroes Award
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PBS Lets Chris Murphy Claim No Gun Background Checks in Some States
On Wednesday's Amanpour & Co. show, interviewer Walter Isaacson gave Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) a forum to make a misleading push for gun control as the two discussed the recent 10-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook school massacre.
Ken Burns Hysterically Warns of 'Authoritarianism,' 'Nationalism'
Documentarian Ken Burns took his book tour to PBS’s Amanpour and Company on Tuesday where he hysterically warned that “authoritarianism” and “nationalism” are on the rise in America putting everything from elections to the independent judiciary in trouble. With analysis such as that, it should not be surprising Burns was both short on facts and hypocritical when making his assessment…
PBS Humorist Blames Reagan For Increased American Ignorance
Political humorist and satirist Andy Borowitz joined Walter Isaacson on Friday’s Amanpour and Company on PBS to discuss his new book Profiles in Ignorance which purports to report on the country’s growing anti-intellectualism. However, Borowitz’s segment prove the book is actually just an anti-Republican screed as he blames the problem on Ronald Reagan and defends Democrats…
PBS Accuses GOP Of Trying 'To Attract Voters Through Racism'
With Mikhail Gorbachev dying earlier in the week, Walter Isaacson wondered on Thursday’s Amanpour and Company on PBS, how the fall of the Soviet Union has impacted conservatism. To get his answer, he turned to author Nicole Hemmer who claimed that conservatives are attempting “to attract voters through racism.”
Preposterous! NY Times Opinion Editor Denies They're Progressive
In a surprisingly rigorous (but not hostile) interview on Friday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS (and CNN), New York Times opinion editor Kathleen Kingsbury bizarrely claimed it's unfair to categorize them as a "progressive organization." As if you can't read them and figure it out?
PBS's Isaacson Drops Nazi Comparison on GOP's 'Quisling Enablers'
On Tuesday's Amanpour and Co. on PBS and CNN International, Walter Isaacson treated viewers of the taxpayer funded show to hyperbole as he likened Republican supporters of President Donald Trump to those who collaborated with Adolf Hitler during World War ii, deriding them as "quisling enablers of the undermining of democracy."
On PBS, Scarborough Claims He 'Never' Cared About GOP
Appearing as a guest on Wednesday's Amanpour & Co. to promote his book about President Harry Truman, MSNBC host and disaffected ex-Republican Joe Scarborough laid it on thick in trying distance himself from his former party and even the conservative movement, claiming that he had not felt good about either in 20 years, and even that he "never" cared about the Republican party.
PBS Panel: How Dare Candidates Evade the Liberal Media!
On Tuesday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, Daily Beast News columnist Margaret Carlson lamented the dominant left-leaning media's diminished hold over politicians as she spoke during a segment hosted by her ex-boss, former Time magazine editor Walter Isaacson.