NewsBusters Podcast: Trump's Legal Jeopardy vs. Biden's Maui Empathy

August 23rd, 2023 3:52 PM

On the cusp of the first presidential debate, the "news" media have two partisan spins. They obsess over Trump's arrest in Georgia and play up his legal jeopardy, while their coverage of President Biden avoids all gaffes and blunders and touts the "Empathizer in Chief" in Maui.

NewsBusters Podcast: ABC/CBS/NBC Can't Help Falling in Hate with Trump

August 21st, 2023 10:40 PM

Is the GOP campaign coverage in 2023 turning out a lot like 2015? Is Trump dominating the media? A new MRC evening-news study by Rich Noyes found that Trump's share of Republican media coverage is twice as big a share of the overall percentage as the last time the primary was open eight years ago.


NewsBusters Podcast: Jake Tapper Mounts High Horse on 'Ingraham Angle'

August 18th, 2023 7:55 PM

CNN's Jake Tapper sent a savage tweet over Laura Ingraham's segment on the leftist media "humiliating themselves" and reveling in Trump indictments and mug shots. Fox was wildly unfair and dishonest about CNN! 

NewsBusters Podcast: Is the Fourth Trump Indictment the Charm?

August 16th, 2023 10:14 PM

ABC, CBS, and NBC have already done an hour of stories on the fourth Trump indictment -- from Fulton County, Georgia DA Fani Willis. Nick Fondacaro discusses "indictment fatigue" and the "white noise" of the endless cable chatter about Trump.

NewsBusters Podcast: PBS Uses NPR to Blow Off GOP Anger at David Weiss

August 14th, 2023 11:23 PM

Republicans were angry that the Biden Justice Department "promoted" David Weiss to Special Counsel in the Hunter Biden probe. But PBS (and NPR's legal reporter) didn't think House Republicans were worth quoting or mentioning.

NewsBusters Podcast: Dana Bash & John King Lament Iowa's Right-Wingers

August 11th, 2023 10:44 PM

CNN's John King talked to Republicans in Iowa and lamented they would break CNN's "fact check machine." Dana Bash added they held crazy conspiracy theories from conservative media.

NewsBusters Podcast: Conservatives TikTok-Tanked as 'Dangerous Bigots’

August 9th, 2023 10:53 PM

No one gets censored on social media for describing all conservatives as a “hate group,” as one TikTok user maligned us as a “dominant group of dangerous bigots.” Tierin-Rose Mandelburg of “Woke of the Weak” describes the latest disturbing turns in the “Qweer” corners of culture.

NB Podcast: Angry Anchors Hate Republicans Evading Harsh Trump Spin

August 7th, 2023 9:20 PM

Journalists like ABC's George Stephanopoulos and NBC's Dasha Burns get belligerent when Republican presidential candidates carefully talk about Donald Trump without the harsh "Liz Cheney tones." They get accused of failing to answer the question when interviewers just don't like the answer.

NB Podcast: Media Obsess Over Trump in Court, Fall Short With Archer

August 4th, 2023 6:00 PM

On this episode of the NewsBusters Podcast, Managing Editor Curtis Houck and I look at the media’s obsession with former President Trump getting arraigned on Thursday. As they flood the zone with coverage, they also fill the airwaves with flaming hot takes proclaiming their anticipation of Trump behind bars or even exiled. We had a lot to cram in today.

NB Podcast: Firehose of Trump Indictment Overtakes Biden Scandals

August 2nd, 2023 5:51 PM

Subbing for boss Tim Graham, Associate Editor Nick Fondacaro and dove right in Wednesday with reaction to the unprecedented third Trump indictment, including the astounding totals of coverage on ABC, CBS, and NBC. Spoiler alert: This has given the networks the perfect excuse to wave goodbye to any and all Biden scandals for an indefinite period of time.


NB Podcast: Facebook Fact-Checkers Hide Truth Like Biden Hid Grandkid

July 31st, 2023 5:28 PM

On this episode of the NewsBusters Podcast, I host with senior research analyst Bill D’Agostino by my side. Listen as was rip apart NBC’s praise for a garbage “study” that claims conservatives consume more fake news and misinformation (as labeled by so-called “fact-checkers”) than liberals. We also examine and call out the liberal media’s scant coverage of President Biden finally acknowledging…

NewsBusters Podcast: Hero Acosta vs. 'Why Won't Ateba Stop Shouting?'

July 28th, 2023 10:22 PM

The New York Times and The Washington Post really demonstrated a double standard this month on confrontational White House reporters. CNN's screaming Jim Acosta was a heroic screamer in the briefing room, while screaming African reporter Simon Ateba should sit down and shut up.

NewsBusters Podcast: Hide the Biden Scandals, Create DeSantis Scandals

July 24th, 2023 11:09 PM

The network Sunday shows largely skipped talk about the House hearings into the Biden scandals, but they were very excited to tout Kamala Harris slamming Ron DeSantis and the Florida experts writing a black history curriculum for schools. 

NewsBusters Podcast: Media Loathe the House Weaponization Subcommittee

July 21st, 2023 10:33 PM

It was a week of big GOP hearings, so it was a week of media "professionals" trying to avoid them. Dan Schneider of Free Speech America discusses the House Weaponization Subcommittee hearing on Big Tech and the House Oversight hearing with the IRS whistleblowers on the Bidens.