NewsBusters Podcast: Nina Totenberg Radio Exposed Again as Leftist Den

April 12th, 2024 10:39 PM

NewsBusters can tell you National Public Radio has demonstrated a leftist bent from the beginning. Nina Totenberg destroyed the Douglas Ginsburg nomination to the Supreme Court, then tried again with Clarence Thomas. This animus against conservatives didn't kick in when Donald Trump ran for president.

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PBS Misremembers William F. Buckley Jr.

April 12th, 2024 8:37 AM

Imagine making a documentary about one of the 20th century’s leading opponents of the Ku Klux Klan — without ever talking about the evil of the KKK itself. If that sounds like malpractice, consider PBS’s new documentary on the life of William F. Buckley Jr. “The Incomparable Mr. Buckley,” the latest installment in the “American Masters” series, has much to say about anti-Communism but never…

Column: 'Public' Radio Isn't Dedicated to the Masses

April 12th, 2024 6:18 AM

Is National Public Radio fair and balanced? Do they care what you think?

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PBS Touts Film About Being a Trans Man Embedded with the Taliban

April 11th, 2024 8:09 AM

PBS NewsHour may have some sort of quota to meet for the number of supportive stories they must file for the transgender lobby. On April 4, they touted a new documentary available on Amazon Prime and Apple TV under the headline "Documentary captures journalist’s gender transition while embedded with Taliban."

NPR Insider: We Downplayed Global 'Explosion of Antisemitic Hate'

April 10th, 2024 4:35 PM

Joseph Wulfsohn at Foxnews.com explored what NPR senior editor Uri Berliner wrote about Israel in his bombshell expose at The Free Press, run by former New York Times editorial writer Bari Weiss. This may be the biggest insider story since Bernard Goldberg wrote about CBS News in his book Bias. But in this case, Berliner is still inside NPR….at least, for now.

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Column: PBS Brings Tar and Feathers for William F. Buckley

April 10th, 2024 6:25 AM

This PBS American Masters documentary by Barak Goodman is neither a valentine to William F. Buckley nor a fair-and-balanced recitation of his life and times. Conservatives are interviewed, but the final product carries the distinct odor of PBS’s liberal arrogance.

NPR Insider BOMBSHELL: We Lost Public Trust by Lurching Leftward

April 9th, 2024 1:30 PM

There’s a blockbuster article at Bari Weiss’s website The Free Press today, headlined “I’ve Been at NPR for 25 Years. Here’s How We Lost America’s Trust.” Will the writer still be at NPR after this article makes the rounds?

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PBS NewsHour Uses Poll to Imply January 6 Energy of Trump Voters

April 7th, 2024 8:12 AM

In the Capehart & Brooks pundit segment on Friday's PBS NewsHour, anchor Amna Nawaz broke out the latest NPR/PBS poll showing Biden leading Trump 50-48. But Nawaz wanted the pundits to talk about their provocative question about violence being necessary, and how 28 percent of Republicans agreed. But what about other demographics?

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PBS Host Favorably Quotes Trump to Own a Florida Pro-Life Leader!

April 5th, 2024 5:34 PM

On Tuesday, PBS NewsHour interviewed a pro-life activist. But that’s not the term anchor Geoff Bennett wanted to use. He said "anti-abortion" over and over. He also favorably quoted Donald Trump saying a six-week abortion ban as "a terrible thing and a terrible mistake." 

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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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Column: PBS 'News' Hounds Are OK with Biden's Inflammatory Rhetoric

April 5th, 2024 5:50 AM

They call themselves the PBS NewsHour, but if you watch them routinely, you might call them the PBS Opposition Research Hour. They often sound like a Democrat consulting firm as they analyze Donald Trump as a dangerously extreme figure. hen they can turn around and proclaim that Joe Biden is very bipartisan in negotiating “objectively historical achievements,” like they're…

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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…

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Potpourri: Doocy Leaves KJP Fumbling While NPR Demands Israel Suffer

April 4th, 2024 1:18 PM

Given Wednesday’s White House press briefing ran less than 40 minutes, its abbreviated state largely made it uneventful aside from a truly comical Doocy Time having left the ever-inept Karine Jean-Pierre even more incoherent than usual and, on the other end of the spectrum, taxpayer-funded National Public Radio’s (NPR) Asma Khalid pled for Israel to suffer “consequences” for its war against…

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PBS Pampers Whitmer, Talks of 'Fantasizing' About Her Replacing Biden

April 3rd, 2024 5:14 PM

The PBS NewsHour interviewed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-Michigan) on Monday night, and the questions were soft. Anchor Amna Nawaz sounded like a worried Biden voter. She quoted New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg talking about how voters "fantasize" about Whitmer replacing Biden on the ticket this year.