NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Stelter's Jonestown Metaphor Massacre

August 2nd, 2021 5:30 PM

On Sunday's Reliable Sources, host Brian Stelter made a big sloppy ridiculous point that somehow Trump was comparable to Jim Jones, who oversaw a mass suicide of 900 followers. Inside his bubble, Stelter blames the right-wingers for destroying the credibility of the press. He never sees garbage like this as hurting the media's image for fairness. Fairness is overrated.

NewsBusters Podcast: Return of the Masks, Our Bias-Busting Interns

July 28th, 2021 3:38 PM

On today’s podcast, Curtis Houck and I discuss the return of the mask. No, not the 90’s R&B hit Return of the Mack by Mark Morrison, but the return of the CDC’s demand that everyone return to wearing facemasks including those of us who have played by the rules and have gotten vaccinated already. We also cover the theatrical proceedings known as the January 6 Select Committee hearings. And…

NEW NewsBusters Podcast: CNN Town Hall Lies and PolitiFact Lows

July 23rd, 2021 8:56 PM

In the newest NewsBusters Podcast, we discuss CNN's softball townhall with President Biden, and how moderator Don Lemon let the president make wild claims without any attempt to fact-check him. NB managing editor Curtis Houck breaks down the partisan tilt of this embarrassing show. 

NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Olympic Kneeling and NBC Squealing

July 21st, 2021 10:32 PM

On the latest NewsBusters Podcast, we address a hot topic inside our own offices: How do we feel about kneeling American Olympians? Should Americans root for them anyway....or root for them to lose? The women's soccer team losing their opening match to Sweden was greeted with some mockery. And how will NBC News and Sports deal with protesting American Olympians?

NewsBusters Podcast: Tucker Carlson's #1...So Here Come the Hit Pieces

July 16th, 2021 5:25 PM

The Washington Post and Time magazine have both uncorked new hit pieces on Fox News primetime star Tucker Carlson as a terrible source of misinformation and "White grievance." It will only help him win his time slot.

NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Hunter Biden, Watercolor Grifter

July 14th, 2021 5:27 PM

The latest NewsBusters Podcast addresses the Hunter Biden art-sale scandal -- Paintergate? -- and how the NBC Nightly News actually aired a story addressing the ethical concerns around the president's rehabbed son selling his painting for as much as $500,000 to buyers who will remain unknown to Joe and Hunter Biden. NBC interviewed Obama's former ethics czar Walter Shaub, who thought…

NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Reporters Lament Team Biden Keeps a Tight Lid

July 12th, 2021 10:02 PM

On the podcast: Trump-hating journalist Julia Ioffe talked to distraught anonymous reporters about how "Democrats have a much thinner skin" and "expect you to be on your side." They complain that they don't miss Trump, but Team Biden is so “opaque” and stifling. These poor babies.

NY Times Snickers at Fox Weather Launch, Whines About 'Climate Change'

July 8th, 2021 1:19 AM

New York Times media reporter Michael Grynbaum gained front-page Business section play on Tuesday with his story about…weather coverage? But you see, it’s Fox weather coverage, so it’s automatically controversial, even if the project hasn’t actually launched yet: “Fox Wants to Do for TV Weather What It Did for Cable News.” One can almost hear the booing and hissing among

NewsBusters Podcast: Saint Nikole Hannah-Jones and the 1619 Puffers

July 7th, 2021 9:09 PM

New York Times writer Nikole Hannah-Jones has become a massive celebrity on the left for heading up the "1619 Project" at her paper. It was hot news when her alma mater, the University of North Carolina, made her a professor but then had a controversy over awarding her tenure. The liberal networks competed furiously to get the first interview with Hannah-Jones as she showily…

NewsBusters Podcast: Joy Reid, Chris Hayes Drop Bombs on High Court

July 2nd, 2021 5:04 PM

MSNBC was having Temper Tantrum Night on Thursday over the Supreme Court ruling in favor of Arizona voting laws -- "restrictions" in liberal lingo. Joy Reid warned on Thursday night their ruling on Arizona was another "violent blow to democracy."  Chris Hayes claimed the conservative movement is radicalizing on the notion of denying voters of color.

NewsBusters Podcast: Big 3 Networks Go Soft on NYC Vote-Count Debacle

June 30th, 2021 9:32 PM

Somehow, ABC, CBS, and NBC are collectively bored by the vote-counting failures in New York City, where they mistakenly included 135,000 test ballots in their vote counting. ABC, however, can get excited about the saccharine-sweet cover story on Jill Biden in Vogue magazine.

NewsBusters Podcast: Yamiche Alcindor Cries 'Existential Crisis'!

June 28th, 2021 5:41 PM

There's something about ballot-integrity laws that send liberal journalists off a cliff of panic. On Sunday's Meet the Press, PBS White House reporter Yamiche Alcindor claimed Republicans were causing s an "existential crisis" on voting in America, when turnout in 2020 was historically large. She claimed Republicans want to squash all votes that aren't Republican votes. Where did…

NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Biden's Whispers and Gaffes Are Skipped

June 25th, 2021 5:25 PM

The networks touted Biden's alleged bipartisan triumph on an infrastructure deal on Thursday night. But did you see the clips of President Biden breaking out the whispers repeatedly when he talked to the press? Even Stephen Colbert told him he was creepy. He whispered “it’s a little creepy.”

NEW NewsBusters Podcast: The Collapse of 'Sweeping Election Reform'

June 23rd, 2021 10:27 PM

On Tuesday night, the network anchors on ABC, CBS, and NBC warmly eulogized the Democrat "election reform" bill, and ripped Republicans for their "tough voting restrictions." They're never going to sound happy when their team loses a vote.