New Lefty Spin: Aren't Paid Pundits 'More Trouble Than They're Worth'?

March 30th, 2024 11:07 PM

In the wake of NBC’s Ronna McDaniel debacle, “mainstream” media reporters have begun to argue that partisan pundits aren’t useful any more. We can’t ignore that this is a very useful spin if you want to prevent any more paid Republican contributors in this election cycle.

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Rupert Rant: NPR’s Folkenflik Rips ‘Corrosive…Right-Wing’ Fox on PBS

September 24th, 2023 8:19 AM

The "public" broadcasting elite loathes Fox News. When news broke that 92-year-old media mogul Rupert Murdoch, Fox News founder and chairman of News Corp, is stepping down in favor of his son Lachlan, that encouraged tax-funded PBS to trot out Murdoch-bashing journalist David Folkenflik of tax-funded National Public Radio on Thursday evening to lament the chairman’s "corrosive" right-…

Fox-Hating NPR Reporter Calmly Promotes CNN Max Like a CNN Employee

August 27th, 2023 6:46 AM

The Fox News debate on Wednesday led inevitably to NPR media reporter David Folkenflik performing stories number 45 and 46 this year against Fox News. But on Friday night, his report on CNN Max sounded more like an advertisement than a news report. At NPR, CNN is just a "news organization," not a hyperpartisan and conspiratorial channel.

NPR's Top Fox-Hater Touts Effort: Murdoch's 'Unfit to Own TV Stations'

August 10th, 2023 5:35 PM

NPR media reporter David Folkenflik filed yet another of his anti-Fox News Channel pieces for Wednesday's Morning Edition. The headline? "A former Fox executive now argues Murdoch is unfit to own TV stations.": This means Folkfenlik has filed 44 anti-Fox News stories so far in 2023.

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NPR Hates Fox: Media Reporter Airs Two Stories Touting Ray Epps Suit

July 16th, 2023 7:49 AM

While NPR couldn’t find time on its programs for a full story on the failed Secret Service investigation of cocaine found at the White House, it ran two Folkenflik stories publicizing January 6 protester Ray Epps suing Fox News for defamation. Five of his last seven reports are critical of Fox News.

BYE!! NPR Quits Twitter Over Twitter’s (Accurate) ‘Govt.-Funded’ Label

April 12th, 2023 1:45 PM

On Wednesday morning, taxpayer-funded National Public Radio (NPR) upped the ante in its hissy fit against the Elon Musk-owned Twitter as, in light of the fact that Twitter added the “state-affiliated media” label to NPR’s account and then tweaked it to say “government-funded media,” the far-left crackpots would be quitting the social media platform because Twitter was “falsely implying that we…

PBS, NPR Smear ‘Apocalyptic’ Criticism of Trump-Targeting DA Bragg

April 5th, 2023 3:15 PM

NPR media reporter David Folkenflik, who's been on an anti-Fox kick of late, went off on “right-wing media’s” “apocalyptic” coverage criticizing the legal case against Donald Trump and their attacks on Manhattan district attorney Alvin Bragg. Earlier, Trump and conservatives were baselessly accused on Friday’s PBS NewsHour of both racism (Bragg is black) and anti-Semitism (for…

NPR Commits Random Act of Journalism on ANOTHER Rolling Stone Scandal

March 21st, 2023 5:54 PM

The far-left National Public Radio (NPR) published a random act of journalism Tuesday as media reporter David Folkenflik took a pause from obsessing over Fox News to expose Rolling Stone and editor-in-chief Noah Shachtman for his role in purposefully omitting the fact that the FBI raided the home of ABC News producer James Gordon Meek because of his alleged possession of child…

Post-Trump Blahs: National Public Radio To Cut Jobs by Ten Percent

February 22nd, 2023 4:00 PM

Donald Trump bragged that the media's economic fortunes would decline if he wasn't president any more. Leftists wouldn't need the media so much to keep them updated on a daily basis on whether America would survive. The latest proof? Liberal-pleasing National Public Radio announced they would be laying off ten percent of its workforce, 

NewsBusters Podcast: Classified Documents and Double Standards

January 11th, 2023 10:42 PM

CBS broke the news on Monday that Biden's lawyers disclosed they have discovered classified documents in an office at the University of Pennsylvania’s Biden Center in the nation's capital. The "roughly 10" documents are from President Biden's vice-presidential office at the center, which opened in 2018.

BREAKING: Brian Stelter Is OUT at CNN, ‘Reliable Sources’ Cancelled

August 18th, 2022 1:41 PM

CNN’s chief media correspondent and liberal media janitor Brian Stelter — perhaps one of the most polarizing liberal journalists of all-time — is being pushed out of the network and his show Reliable Sources being cancelled following a final episode this coming Sunday.

NewsBusters Podcast: Fox News Haters Have No Shame on Kavanaugh Scare

June 13th, 2022 9:29 PM

Liberal haters of Fox News (like NPR's media reporter) shame Fox for ignoring "unwelcome facts," even as NPR couldn't do one story on the failed Brett Kavanaugh assassin.

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CNN Erases Scandal that Nearly Nuked James Murdoch

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October 13th, 2021 11:46 AM

CNN shows have salivated at least seven times over climate activist James Murdoch’s virtue-signaling against Fox News in the past year, all while ignoring any mention of an atrocious media scandal that nearly nuked his career. News blew up in 2011 on how the now-defunct U.K. newspaper News of the World was set to publish its last issue following a massive phone-hacking scandal that…

NPR Promotes Attack on Trump's VOA Boss Cracking Down on Liberal Tilt

September 7th, 2020 7:21 AM

The last people who should try to sound credible about preventing bias and preserving neutrality in government-funded broadcasting is NPR, but  media reporter David Folkenflik has aired several stories in the last few weeks touting the complaints about political interference in the Voice of America news service, now run by Trump appointee Michael Pack. This is a massive conflict of interest:…