There Is No Short Path Back to Institutional Credibility
Institutional trust is built over the course of years. Decades. Centuries. Dishonesty takes just a moment to destroy institutional trust. This week, Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and professor of molecular virology at Baylor College of Medicine, got into a spat with podcaster Joe Rogan and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Hotez has a long-…
Cruz Highlights Bombshell MRC Report on DHS Targeting Biden Opponents
The Department of Homeland Security has been at the center of a firestorm with no end in sight. In an episode of his Verdict podcast, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and co-host Ben Ferguson torched the Department of Homeland Security for associating Christian, conservative and Republican entities with neo-Nazis, as exclusively unveiled by MRC Free Speech America in a bombshell report.…
NY Times Admits the Left Started the Transgender Wars -- Or Did They?
Former CNN producer Steve Krakauer wrote in his media newsletter that a New York Times podcast admitted the transgender wars began after gay advocacy groups won on gay marriage at the Supreme Court and needed a new crusade. But the Times had to frame it as "How the GOP Picked Trans Kids as a Rallying Cry."
Katie Couric: I Take No Joy in Tucker Carlson's 'Downfall'
It's not often you'll hear a lefty like Katie Couric express sadness for someone like Tucker Carlson and his "downfall," even as she suggested he can't be "rehabilitated" from his Fox News work.
Joe Rogan Rips George Soros As ‘An Evil Person in a Batman Movie'
Podcast host Joe Rogan was blunt in calling leftist billionaire George Soros's vast political power in global politics “terrifying” and equated him to a Batman villain. Soros is like “an evil person in a Batman movie,” Rogan quipped during the Jan. 12 edition of The Joe Rogan Experience with guest and former CIA covert operations officer Mike Baker.
Economist Steve Hanke Takes Jon Stewart to School on Inflation Crisis
A Johns Hopkins University economist wasn’t having any of has-been comedian Jon Stewart’s gaslighting over the true source of America’s inflation crisis: a drastically inflated money supply.
Big Tech's Dangerous Censorship Got a LOT Worse This Week
Two stories, same problem. There is out there in the media world and today’s mania for podcasts something called The Podcast Movement, which identifies itself as “The World’s Largest Community of Podcasters.” As this is written, the Podcasters are having a conference of thousands of their podcast brethren in Dallas, Texas. Then…
NYT Lauds Vulgar Lefty Anti-SCOTUS Podcast: ‘Profane and Meticulous'
New York Times pop culture reporter Reggie Ugwu, the paper’s podcast specialist, celebrated a left-wing SCOTUS-centered one with an emphasis on vulgarity in “The Hosts of ‘5-4’ Never Trusted the Supreme Court.” Ugwu snuck in cheers for left-wing activism keyed to the overturning of Roe v Wade, and forwarded nasty attacks on conservative Supreme Court justices, under the guise…
NewsBusters Podcast: NPR Disinformation Team, Heal Thyself
Conservative Twitter pounced on the news that NPR was creating a "disinformation" team, noting NPR puts out its own factually fractured "news." But their avoidance of the Kavanaugh assassination attempt remains stunning.
WALKING ON EGGSHELLS? Rogan Says If Spotify Goes Too Far, He’ll SPLIT
Besieged podcaster Joe Rogan spoke about sincerity as a core part of his show during a recent podcast, and noted he would end his multimillion-dollar Spotify deal if the platform restricts him too much.
Nina Totenberg and NPR Pals Mourn Partisan Bitterness on Rape Claims
Monday's edition of The NPR Politics Podcast sounded a little bizarre to conservatives. Nina Totenberg, who slimed Clarence Thomas in 1991 with unproven sexual harassment claims, joined two colleagues in lamenting the GOP bitterness after Brett Kavanaugh was subjected to unproven rape claims in 2018. Would NPR reporter be bitter if they were accused of rape?
Rogan Has Beef with ‘Obese’ Bill Gates for Promoting Fake Meat
Podcaster and comedian Joe Rogan is clearly fed up with uber-liberal mega-billionaire Bill Gates and his incessant claims that meat-eating is sinful and unhealthy, while at the same time allegedly not being in the best shape himself.
NY Times Prods Big Tech to Ban Podcasts in Name of Political 'Virtue'
The internet “hall monitors” at the New York Times are back patrolling the nation’s political discourse. On Friday’s front page, reporter Reggie Ugwu prodded Big Tech to police podcasts more aggressively in “On Google Podcasts, Unfiltered Streams of Hate -- Lax Moderation Even as Other Platforms Tighten the Reins.”
'View' Hosts Dream of CNN Hacks Moderating Presidential Debates
In other announcements no one asked for, The View co-hosts shared their fantasy team of presidential debate moderators on Tuesday’s show. Perhaps not surprising, more CNN hacks made their dream list than actual ABC journalists!