NPR Totally Skips the Names 'Obama' and 'Clinton' As They Discuss Sena

January 16th, 2014 5:15 PM
Benghazi could have been prevented. Those were the findings in a newly released bipartisan report from the Senate Intelligence Committee that blamed the State Department for failing to protect the U.S. consulate in eastern Libya. During its nightly All Things Considered program on Wednesday, NPR anchor Audie Cornish and reporter Tom Gjelten spent nearly four minutes discussing the report…

NPR Mentions 'Serious' GOP Opposition to Gun Control, Saves Senate Dem

April 1st, 2013 5:25 PM
If we're going to have our tax dollars spent on NPR covering political news, can't we at least insist that they report the news accurately? On Friday's All Things Considered, co-Host Audie Cornish opened an eight-minute segment by saying, “the gay marriage debate arrived at the Supreme Court, and White House efforts to tighten the nation's gun laws ran into serious…

WaPo's Marcus and Dionne Downplay Fiscal Cliff, It's More of a 'Slope

November 20th, 2012 11:33 AM
During Friday’s broadcasts of the PBS's NewsHour and NPR’s All Things Considered, liberals continued with their narrative about the fiscal cliff, and how it’s not all that bad.  Previously, Mark Shields and E.J. Dionne agreed with New York Times-style Republican David Brooks that they would go off the cliff.   The Washington Post's E.J. Dionne equated it…

NPR Puts Obama's 'You Didn't Build That' In 'Context' -- With Think Pr

July 26th, 2012 5:40 PM
Like all the other Obama-friendly media, NPR on its evening show All Things Considered devoted time to putting Obama’s “you didn’t build that” outburst “in context.” Co-host Audie Cornish promised, “In a few minutes, we'll listen to exactly what the president said in context.” They offered Obama a 70-second soundbite. But first, Cornish…

NPR Plays Up Democrats' 'Pay Equity' Tactic Against GOP; Omit Democrat

June 6th, 2012 8:09 PM
NPR's Tamara Keith forwarded the "war on women" talking point of Democratic senators on Tuesday's All Things Considered as she reported on their proposed Paycheck Fairness Act. Keith spotlighted how "the bill's author...Senator Barbara Mikulski from Maryland, points out women earn just 77 cents for every dollar made by a man in the same position. She says that's…

NPR Plays Up Catholic Priest's Trial, Ignores Church's Anti-ObamaCare

May 25th, 2012 7:24 PM
NPR obviously thought the case of Monsignor William Lynn, "the highest ranking Catholic official in the U.S. to be criminally tried for covering up child sex abuse by priests," was newsworthy, as they devoted four and a half minutes to the story on Thursday's All Things Considered. Meanwhile, the public radio network has yet to cover the Monday filing of 12 major lawsuits against…

NPR Journalist Boosts Liberal Cause of Former Employer, Omits Affiliat

April 24th, 2012 6:15 PM
Peter Overby filed a one-sided report on Thursday's All Things Considered about a liberal coalition's campaign against the conservative organization ALEC. Overby cited the "good government group" Common Cause without mentioning the organization's left-of-center ideology. More importantly, the correspondent failed to mention that he is a former employee of Common Cause.…

NPR Offers Tea Party a 'D-Minus' on Christmas Morning

December 28th, 2011 11:38 AM
NPR marked Christmas morning by whacking at the Tea Party. NPR anchor Audie Cornish handed over her Weekend Edition Sunday microphone to American Enterprise Institute scholar Norman Ornstein, who gave the Tea Party a B if the goal was to “try and keep government from functioning,” but in “actually trying to make things happen in a constructive fashion, we’re down in the…