PBS in Thrall: Israel's ‘Decades-Long System…Producing This Bloodshed'

November 30th, 2023 6:26 PM

PBS’s Amanpour & Co. show hosted journalist and anti-Israel activist Nathan Thrall, author of the non-fiction book A Day in the Life of Abed Salama. His ostensible subject was a Palestinian father whose son who died in a bus accident, and emergency response was delayed by Israeli security bureaucracy, but of course the story was twisted to symbolize the plight of the Palestinians…


Column: Worrying About Joe Biden Getting 'Credit' on PBS

November 29th, 2023 5:32 AM

One way you know that most journalists are Democrats is their energetic work presenting about 37 ways the Republican Party may collapse into rubble in the near future, versus their cautious beating around bushes about problems the Democratic Party may have -- but maybe they’ll all vanish.

PBS Documentary Blames Mosque Fire by Latino on White Supremacy, GOP

November 26th, 2023 10:39 PM

The latest PBS Independent Lens film program, “A Town Called Victoria,” was a three-hour report on the January 2017 firebombing of the Victoria Islamic Center mosque in the small town of Victoria, Texas. Predictably, there was a deeper left-wing political message within this documentary, part of the “Exploring Hate” series by NYC-based public television station WNET. snuck in partisan…


Is NPR Just BLM Radio? TV Critic Gushes Over Ibram X. Kendi on Netflix

November 26th, 2023 8:30 AM

National "Public" Radio sounds a lot like Black Lives Matter Radio. The taxpayer-funded network has denied BLM leaders are Marxists, even as they plainly state they are. They've promoted books promoting black racial rioting against police as "rebellion" as well as In Defense of Looting. So it's no surprise they're going to offer a rave review to "antiracist" leftist Ibram X. Kendi's…


PBS: Trump ‘Would Turn Presidency Into Dictatorship’ If Left on Ballot

November 26th, 2023 5:59 AM

As part of its endless cycle of being scandalized by Donald Trump, PBS NewsHour correspondent Laura Barron-Lopez interviewed liberal Harvard professor Laurence Tribe to explain how apparently wrong it was for a judge to rule Trump was eligible to be on the 2024 ballot in Colorado. PBS renewed its recent habit of using a single source to amplify a fringe liberal or anti-Trump argument…

PBS Can’t Believe Israel Won’t Trust Hamas; Worse Than Khmer Rouge?

November 25th, 2023 6:17 AM

On the PBS edition of Amanpour & Co. this week, host Christiane Amanpour wept over “Israel’s siege on Gaza,” which meant (according to this written introduction) that “basic necessities like food, water, medicine and fuel are close to running out completely.” Amanpour talked to UN Relief Chief Martin Griffiths, who gullibly found Hamas’s fatality numbers reliable and ridiculously…


PBS's Amanpour Show Only Sees Genocide by Israel, Not Genocidal Hamas

November 22nd, 2023 3:06 PM

One definition of genocide given by the United Nations is “a proven intent on the part of perpetrators to physically destroy a national, ethnical, racial or religious group.” Hamas wants to wipe Israel’s Jews off the map and have Islamic control “from the river to the sea,” a slogan both sides have previously recognized as a genocidal statement. But is Hamas ever accused of genocide in the…


Former Israeli PM Schools PBS On Hamas-Hospital Evidence

November 21st, 2023 4:52 PM

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak is an interesting guy. He is a former IDF chief of staff who, as PM, was prepared to hand Yasser Arafat 97 percent of the West Bank in 2000 only to get the Second Intifada and for his Labor Party to never to hold power again. On Monday’s PBS Amanpour and Company, he fought with the eponymous host on the supposed lack of evidence the IDF has…


NPR Rushes to Proclaim 'The Waning Influence of Moms for Liberty'

November 20th, 2023 4:56 PM

NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday could have also been titled Wishful Thinking Saturday, as they touted "The waning influence of Moms for Liberty." NPR anchor Scott Simon began: "The right-wing group Moms for Liberty has been a force in clashes over what public schools can teach or not about sexuality and race, but its influence may be on the wane."


Taxpayer-Funded PBS, NPR Promote Brian Stelter's New Fox-Trashing Book

November 19th, 2023 8:25 AM

Taxpayer-funded PBS and NPR loathe Fox News like all leftists do, and both promoted ex-CNN host Brian Stelter's second Fox-bashing book Network of Lies. Stelter hit his usual point about how Trump's a dangerous authoritarian, but he thinks it's a "very extremist posture" for Fox to "routinely assail Democrats as the enemy."

PBS Scraps With Israel’s Regev: No One’s Questioned Hamas’s Figures!

November 18th, 2023 6:54 PM

Does journalist Christiane Amanpour truly believe the terror group Hamas is a reliable source of combat information? On the Tuesday edition of Amanpour & Co. (which runs on CNN International and later on tax-funded PBS), Amanpour talked with familiar face Mark Regev, senior adviser to Israel’s prime…


Brooks Plays Dumb On 'From The River To The Sea' Chants

November 18th, 2023 10:16 AM

New York Times columnist and PBS NewsHour Friday weekly news recapper David Brooks claimed he isn't sure progressives know what they are talking about when they chant “from the river to the sea.” Whether Brooks actually has no idea or is playing dumb doesn’t really matter, PBS viewers deserve a better conservative perspective.


PBS Turns to Al-Jazeera Vet to Promote, Repeat Hezbollah-Linked Pundit

November 17th, 2023 10:02 AM

On Tuesday’s edition of the PBS News Hour, “special correspondent” Simona Foltyn questioned Gen. Abbas Ibrahim, a former Lebanese intelligence official with close ties to Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed militant group designated as a terrorist group by the United States. Foltyn worked for the virulently anti-Israel outlet Arab news network Al-Jazeera English from 2019 to 2021 (on the…

NPR Host Asks Jeffries About 'Extreme Right Wing,' Avoids Dem Radicals

November 16th, 2023 10:48 PM

NPR Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep interviewed House Democrat leader Hakeem Jeffries on Tuesday, and once again, he was every bit as accommodating as he was in his many softball interviews with Barack Obama. Inskeep asked if new Speaker Mike Johnson was "extreme right wing," but he skipped asking Jeffries about his party's extreme left wing, especially the censure of radical…