Column: Laughing at Brian Stelter's MAGA-Fascist Fiction

May 24th, 2024 6:02 AM

Is The New Republic still an opinion journal, or has it turned into a science-fiction magazine? For their June issue, the magazine put Donald Trump on the cover with a Hitler moustache over the headline “American Fascism: What It Would Look Like.” Brian Stelter penned a fictional article titled “Revenge and Freedom From Fact: On the media in a fascist America."

Stelter: So SAD the GOP Is a Cult That Repeats Fox News Talking Points

May 16th, 2024 2:34 PM

As part of MSNBC’s never-ending Trump trial coverage, former CNN host Brian Stelter arrived on The Beat with Ari Melber to mock all the politicians and Fox News hosts showing up at the courtroom. He said Democrats won't show up to Hunter Biden's trial, or the Bob Menendez trial! But there's an obvious rejoinder: Will CNN or MSNBC show up to cover the Democrat trials? Or will they get…

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Stelter Acknowledges Anti-Semitism At Columbia, Urges No Judgement

April 30th, 2024 10:15 AM

Former CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter returned to the network on Monday’s CNN NewsNight with Abby Phillip to acknowledge that while there have been insistences of anti-Semitism among the Columbia campers, “we should try to remain as free of judgment of the students as we can” because he, his fellow panelists, and most of his viewers used to be students as well.

Column: Leftist Reporters Pretend They're Not Partisan News Squashers

April 26th, 2024 6:01 AM

The pro-Biden “media reporters” are still upset this week about the National Enquirer and how they played “catch and kill” with Trump accusers, squelching stories that might embarrass Trump. They complain about a "partisan arm" of the Trump campaign, as if liberal outlets aren't partisan outlets that omit damaging stories for Democrats.

Brian Stelter, Post Reporter Can't Get Press Badges from Trump Team

April 20th, 2024 9:34 PM

Charlotte Klein at Vanity Fair was upset that the Trump campaign is “cutting off access” to reporters who are extremely hostile to Trump, starting with Washington Post reporter Isaac Arnsdorf, whose new book is titled Finish What We Started: The MAGA Movement’s Ground War to End Democracy. They didn't love that title.

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Some Cheese For Wagner And Stelter's WHINE About Sale of Baltimore Sun

January 18th, 2024 12:23 AM

On MSNBC’s Alex Wagner Tonight, viewers were subjected to several painful minutes of self-indulgent whining over the purchase of The Baltimore Sun by David Smith, executive chairman of Sinclair Broadcasting Group. Media don’t especially appreciate losing control of an outlet.

NewsBusters Podcast: Stelter's Biased, Partisan 'ReidOut' on Truth

January 11th, 2024 3:30 PM

Eyeballs were rolled when Brian Stelter argued to MSNBC's Joy Reid that Fox's audience is radicalized and wants to be dangerously misinformed, and "It is not biased or partisan to tug on the side of truth." His side is the "reality-based world."

FLASHBACK: Media’s 10 Tackiest Attacks on George H. W. Bush

December 2nd, 2023 8:47 AM

Five years ago this week, former President George H. W. Bush passed away at the age of 94. The media’s 2018 retrospectives of Bush and his presidency are an example of how liberal journalists can be like prehistoric bugs stuck in amber, frozen in biased poses struck decades earlier, regardless of how thoroughly they’ve been debunked.

9 Tiny Things That Still Outnumber Sales of Brian Stelter’s Book

November 30th, 2023 2:06 PM

Former CNN media reporter Brian Stelter has been on a tour promoting his exciting new book about Fox News, but it looks like his efforts have been in vain. With just 3,807 copies sold in the first week, it’s safe to call this one a flop.

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Brian Stelter Praises The View for Being 'Louder Than the Liars'

November 30th, 2023 2:06 PM

The sales of Brian Stelter’s latest anti-Fox News book were so low that he made an appearance with the liberal ladies of ABC’s The View on Thursday in an attempt to bump up his numbers. Of course, there were the usual back-slapping conversations for him going after one of their mutual hate objects, but Stelter also had sweet nothings to proclaim the cast: falsely claiming the show was…

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Fox-Deplatforming Advocate Brian Stelter Warns of Trump Harming MSNBC

November 30th, 2023 8:58 AM

On Wednesday night's All In on MSNBC, host Chris Hayes brought in Brian Stelter to address the latest Trump outburst on his Truth Social account threatening Comcast and MSNBC for their left-wing propaganda: "our so-called government should come down on hard on them and make them pay for the illegal political activity. Much more to come, watch."

Too Bad, So Sad: Stelter's 2nd Anti-Fox Book Flopped at the Bookstore

November 28th, 2023 1:11 PM

Colby Hall, the founding editor of left-leaning Mediaite.com, reports that Brian Stelter's new Fox-trashing book Network of Lies is selling well below expectations, like a Disney blockbuster. It's a dud! 

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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."

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The Riches of Embarrassment! Stelter Stumbles in NewsNation Grilling

November 16th, 2023 1:25 PM

Ex-CNN host Brian Stelter is ubiquitous on liberal TV networks and podcasts selling his latest Fox-frying book Network of Lies, but one TV interview really stands out. He appeared on Tuesday's Dan Abrams Live, and instead of delighting in the Fox hatred, Abrams pressed him on media questions. Stelter stumbled throughout, but the most embarrassing part was claiming no host at…