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Amanpour Invites Power-Mad ICC Prosecutor To Trash GOP

May 21st, 2024 1:36 PM

During her Monday interview with International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Karim Khan that first aired on CNN International and later on PBS’s Amanpour and Company, Christiane Amanpour opened up the floor to Khan to trash Republicans for their criticisms of him. Naturally, Khan portrayed himself as a man of deep principles fighting against GOP politicians who only care about…

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PBS Repeats Debunked Hamas-Published Child Casualty Statistics

May 15th, 2024 2:05 PM

PBS/CNN host Christiane Amanpour likes to say that journalists should “be truthful, not neutral,” but when she welcomed author Reza Aslan to Wednesday’s Amanpour and Company to promote his new children’s book on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, she could not be bothered to fact-check his debunked casualty estimates from Gaza.

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PBS’s Amanpour Lauds ‘Heart of Pro-Palestinian Campus Peace Movement'

May 3rd, 2024 5:04 AM

On Monday’s Amanpour & Co., which runs on PBS and CNN International, host Christiane Amanpour took the side of the pro-Hamas campus protesters who are spewing anti-Jewish rhetoric on “progressive” college campuses nationwide -- no surprise given her long-standing journalistic hostility toward Israel. Against all evidence she insisted that the campus occupiers (i.e. the “heart of…

PBS's Favorite 'Republican' Claims the Party Is Now 'Autocratic'

May 2nd, 2024 10:27 AM

Stuart Stevens is senior adviser of the Lincoln Project, a never-Trump “Republican” outfit whose pathetic anti-GOP stunts and scandals have discredited it everywhere but in the mainstream media, where it remains a reliable source for smears of the modern-day Republican party as fascistic. Stuart took his familiar act to Tuesday’s edition of Amanpour & Co., which airs on PBS. Host…

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PBS Tries To Blame Conservatism For Mass Stabbing

April 26th, 2024 1:45 PM

Thursday’s Amanpour and Company demonstrated everything wrong with public broadcasting by using hushed and solemn tones to offer up the most incendiary hot takes. This particular hot take came from feminist, gender, and sexuality studies Prof. Kate Manne and NPR’s Michel Martin as they tried to tie conservatism to the recent mass stabbing in Australia.

PBS Copies Kamala: 2nd Trump Term Means 'More Bans, More Suffering'

April 15th, 2024 8:50 PM

After the surprise ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court to approve a Civil War-era law banning abortions except to save the life of the mother, the Friday edition of Amanpour & Co. (airing on PBS after first running on CNN International) hosted a predictably pro-choice liberal law professor as a guest. But the real liberal outrage spewed from guest host Bianna Golodryga,…

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PBS Blames Churches Following The Bible For Politicizing Religion

April 5th, 2024 2:02 PM

Correspondent Sarah McCammon joined her NPR colleague Michel Martin on Thursday’s Amanpour and Company on PBS to discuss her book, The Exvangelicals: Loving, Living, and Leaving the White Evangelical Church. Naturally, Evangelicals’ relationship with Donald Trump and the “politicization of religion” was a big part of the conversation, but McCammon made it clear that her…

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Amanpour Tries to Hide Smiling at Israel Being Told 'To Go F Itself'

April 4th, 2024 2:12 PM

PBS’s Amanpour and Company is, apparently, where irony goes to die. On the Wednesday show, first aired on CNN International, host Christiane Amanpour welcomed alleged comedian Bassem Youssef, who has family in Gaza, to lament double standards in media coverage on Israeli and Palestinian suffering while the latter told Israel “to go F itself,” something no media personality would ever…

NPR Harps on Fake News: Bill Kristol Is a 'Conservative'... for Biden

April 2nd, 2024 9:40 AM

On Monday's Morning Edition, NPR anchor Michel Martin harped twice on the fake news that pro-Biden pundit Bill Kristol is still a "conservative." Martin explained "Democrats hope there are enough disaffected Republicans out there to give President Biden a boost....We're going to ask conservative writer and editor Bill Kristol about this."

PBS Guest Goes Full Kook on 'Deadly, Dangerous People' in Fascist GOP

March 10th, 2024 7:15 AM

On Amanpour & Co.’s Friday edition (airing on CNN International and taxpayer-supported PBS), substitute host Bianna Golodryga invited on a “political communications expert” to comment on Joe Biden’s State of the Union address, “about how it went." Instead, Anat Shenker Osorio used the cover of word choice to unleash a series of long, vituperative, hackish attacks on "…

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PBS Hails 'Victory For Science' As Case Silences Climate Skeptics

February 15th, 2024 2:06 PM

Climate scientist Michael Mann recently won his $1 million defamation lawsuit against Rand Simberg and Mark Steyn where the two men fiercely criticized his work. On Wednesday, he joined PBS’s Christiane Amanpour to take a victory lap for his efforts to squash free speech.

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Amanpour Prods Israel to Surrender to Two-State Solution Despite Hamas

February 4th, 2024 10:30 PM

Journalist Christiane Amanpour’s eponymous international affairs show (airing on PBS and CNN International) is obsessed with getting Israel to back down from its war on the terrorist group Hamas and make potentially dangerous concessions to Hamas-run Gaza Strip. Thursday’s Amanpour & Co., devoted almost entirely to anti-Israel points, featured not one but two guests in a row who…

PBS Hands 'Meathead' Megaphone to Bash Trump-Loving Christians in Doc

February 3rd, 2024 2:02 PM

Christiane Amanpour was eager to promote on her eponymous PBS program new documentary, “God & Country,” on the supposed threat posed by “Christian nationalism in America,” produced by actor, director, and veteran liberal alarmist Rob Reiner. Amanpour underlined that "Christian nationalism" inspired the January 6 riot "as the mob inside claimed to be defending Christian supremacy in America…

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Tom Friedman on PBS: Why Won't Press Ask Hamas Leader About Killing?

January 29th, 2024 4:02 PM

The PBS current affairs program Amanpour & Co. on Thursday hosted the invariably self-assured long-time New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, who unleashed some harsh criticism of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But then things took a surprising and welcome turn, as Friedman criticized journalists’ double standards in its war coverage. What about…