PBS Hypes Niche Lefty Issue: Can Societal Stigma Lead to LGBTQ Cancer?

June 18th, 2024 11:01 PM

The lead story on Saturday’s PBS News Weekend was based on an American Cancer Society study on how bias and stigma can make LGBTQ people get cancer. At least that’s what Yang seemed to be suggesting to his Cancer Society-representing guest. The bizarre, pseudo-scientific…

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‘Divested’ From Reality: PBS Cheers Hamas-Supporting Campus Protests

June 18th, 2024 10:00 AM

How did taxpayer-funded media cover the anti-Jewish, pro-Hamas protests that dominated college campuses this spring? A new Media Research Center study analyzed the words used by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) reporters, guests, and talking heads over 36 days of protest coverage and found PBS’s flagship news program NewsHour/News Weekend to be overwhelmingly on the side of the…

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PBS 'Washington Week' Panel Rushes to Defend DOJ on 'Weaponization'

June 17th, 2024 6:08 AM

On Friday's Washington Week with the Atlantic on PBS, News Hour reporter Lisa Desjardins brought up Biden Attorney General Merrick Garland (whom the House Republicans voted to hold in contempt) and the earth-shattering news that he’d penned a Washington Post op-ed calling Republican criticism of the Biden Justice Department “baseless, personal, and dangerous.”

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PBS: GOP Hurls ‘Baseless Accusations’ at Joe Biden As Dems Respect Law

June 16th, 2024 12:57 PM

Hunter Biden, son of the president, was found guilty by a Wilmington, Delaware jury Tuesday of three felonies related to a gun purchase he made in 2018 while under the influence of drugs. PBS NewsHour reporter Laura Barron-Lopez empathy-fueled story hailed President Joe Biden both as father figure and defender of the judicial process, while Trump "repeating baseless accusations…

NPR Reporter Rips Trump Over Hunter: 'Heads I Win, Tails You Cheated'

June 16th, 2024 6:52 AM

Taxpayer-funded National Public Radio wasn't hiding its partisan stripes on the day of the guilty verdicts for Hunter Biden. On The NPR Politics Podcast, NPR senior political correspondent Mara Liasson said there was "no evidence" of Hunter and the Bidens taking millions from foreign influence-peddling and said with Donald Trump, "all criticism is confession" when he complains about a…

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PBS Argues Hunter Is A Political 'Victim,' But The GOP Is Hypocritical

June 15th, 2024 11:28 AM

PBS News Hour may have launched a rebranding campaign this week with a new studio and a new name that now makes News Hour two words instead of one, but…

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NPR Treats Hunter's Verdict as Less Vital Than Alito, Secretly Taped

June 13th, 2024 7:57 AM

On taxpayer-funded National Public Radio, All Things Considered has an online listing of story order. Hunter Biden's verdict was #9! Guess what was #1: Sam Alito. “Secret audio raises new questions about Supreme Court Justice's impartiality.”

PBS Taps Activist Psychiatrist to Advocate Gender Surgeries for Youth

June 12th, 2024 4:34 PM

Transgender youth researcher and psychiatrist Dr. Jack Turban once again appeared on PBS News Weekend, this time plugging his new book Free to Be: Understanding Kids and Gender Identity. Turban is director of the Gender Psychiatry Program at the University of California, San Francisco and of course a strong supporter of controversial gender identity…

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PBS Uses Hostile TV Clips to Warn Trump Veep Picks Threaten Democracy

June 10th, 2024 10:13 AM

Friday's PBS NewsHour featured a discussion with congressional reporter Lisa Desjardins on what Donald Trump is looking for in a vice-presidential running mate (“loyalty….including whether the 2020 election had fraud in it or not”). But it took a turn into PBS’s new pro-Biden campaign angle, protecting American “democracy” from Trump’s potential vice-presidential picks. PBS put…

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PBS Hosts Obama-Biden Lawyer To Warn Trump Will Prosecute Opponents!

June 8th, 2024 10:51 PM

Thursday evening’s PBS NewsHour warned of Trump persecuting his political opponents in a second term, and they pretended that no one is presently prosecuting his political opponents in their first term. Anchor Amna Nawaz dragged out the "without evidence" swagger.

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PBS Pans 'Creepy' Hunter Trial That 'Has Nothing To Do With' Policy

June 8th, 2024 9:50 AM

When Washington Post associate editor and MSNBC host Jonathan Capehart and New York Times columnist David Brooks recapped former President Donald Trump’s conviction on PBS NewsHour one week ago, they hailed it as a victory for the rule of law and warned that anyone who dissented was simply being political and a grave threat to institutions. When it came to discussing…

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PBS Can’t Decide on Biden Border Bluff: Better Than Trump or Hypocrisy

June 6th, 2024 10:46 PM

President Biden’s surprise executive order to limit (on paper, anyway) the number of migrants seeking asylum on the southern border led the PBS NewsHour on Tuesday, in a story and a following interview that alternately covered for President Biden (he’s no immigrant-hating Trump!) and chided Biden from the pro-open-borders left (though there is doubt among conservatives as to how tough…

Stephanopoulos Warns Again About 'Shameful' Trump on PBS's 'Amanpour'

June 5th, 2024 9:36 AM

On Monday’s edition of Amanpour & Co., which airs on PBS, journalist Walter Isaacson talked to George Stephanopoulos, the former Democratic operative in President Bill Clinton’s White House and now the cohost of ABC’s Good Morning America and the Sunday political roundtableThis Week, about his new book The Situation Room -- The Inside Story of Presidents in…

NewsBusters Podcast: LOL! 'No Evidence' the Trump Trial Was Partisan

June 3rd, 2024 10:16 PM

Reporters might admit the Trump convictions are a "political gift" for the Democrats, but they still claim there's "no evidence" the prosecution was political -- and especially, that anyone could claim Biden and his administration were behind it. The networks strongly suppressed the painfully obvious notion that Democrats are prosecuting Trump to damage his re-election chances.