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PBS Cues Guest to Slam 'Infantile' Conservative View of Freedom

May 23rd, 2020 2:21 PM
On Thursday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, the show gave an unchallenged forum to liberal MSNBC contributor Anand Giridharadas -- who also hosts a show on Vice TV -- to promote a universal health care system and more regulations on businesses as he also derided the conservative "obsession" with "freedom" as being "paranoid," "…
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Sharpton Repeats Flawed Claim Hate Crimes Spiked After Trump Rallies

January 8th, 2020 8:10 AM
Over the weekend, MSNBC host Al Sharpton repeated a study highlighted last March by the Washington Post that made the claim that during the 2016 presidential race, there was an increase in hate crimes in counties that held Donald Trump rallies, even though the findings were discredited as misleading last September by another study published by Reason magazine. MSNBC host Yasmin …
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Media Credit Segregationist Democrat with Ending SC Segregation

April 8th, 2019 3:06 PM
Since news broke over the weekend that former South Carolina Senator Erniest Hollings had passed, his controversial history on race has been substantially whitewashed in media reports which have gone so far as to praise him over the ending of segregation in his home state. This odd bestowing of credit comes even though he ran for governor as a segregationist, and school desegregation did not…
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Nets Repeat Myth Bush Ran 'the Willie Horton Ad,' Used 'Dog Whistle'

December 2nd, 2018 3:04 PM
Since the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, most of the networks have revisited one of the longstanding liberal peeves against the former Republican President -- that he brought to the attention of voters the fact that 1988 Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis supported a prison furlough program that allowed a convicted murderer, Willie Horton, to violently attack…
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PBS's Woodruff to Clinton: 'Do You Believe the President Is Racist?'

September 15th, 2017 9:37 PM
In a pre-recorded interview aired on Friday's PBS NewsHour, PBS host Judy Woodruff asked guest Hillary Clinton if she believes President Donald Trump is "racist," and then did not challenge her when she claimed that Trump had "accepted the support of David Duke," and that he "has not condemned the neo-Nazis and the self-proclaimed white supremacists." Substitute…

PBS Bemoans Philippines 'Diluting' Population Control Law to Protect R

August 27th, 2014 3:20 PM
Mark Litke hyped the "population explosion – what some are calling a crisis" in the Philippines on Sunday's PBS NewsHour Weekend, and played up how poor "families in Asia's most Catholic country...have had little or no access to contraception or family planning advice." Litke confronted a retired Catholic archbishop on his Church's teaching against birth…

PBS Touts ObamaCare Through Story on Prenatal Nutrition

March 11th, 2014 4:55 PM
PBS found a sly new way to promote ObamaCare on Monday’s NewsHour. It came as part of a feature story on nutrition for young mothers and their infants. Anchor Judy Woodruff introduced the story by talking about malnutrition in young children and the importance of proper nutrition for mothers, particularly young ones. This set up her selling point: “Starting in 2010, a program under…

PBS: ‘Congress Hasn’t Passed a Budget in Years,’ Fails to Call

March 22nd, 2013 5:37 PM
On Thursday’s NewsHour, PBS co-anchor Hari Sreenivasan misled viewers in a story about the latest action in Congress regarding the $984-billion continuing resolution -- a spending bill which will fund federal government operations through September 30, when the current fiscal year ends. Said Sreenivasan: “That spending legislation was necessary because Congress hasn't passed a…

CBS Reporter Becomes U.S. Citizen, Shares Inspiration on Blog

September 19th, 2008 5:01 PM
NewsBusters' primary mission is to expose and combat liberal media bias. That said, every now and then a journalist puts up a patriotic essay or news story that deserves a hearty round of applause. Such is the case with Dallas-based CBS reporter Hari Sreenivasan, who shared his thoughts on the "Couric & Co." blog after coming back from taking the oath to become an American citizen.…

Need a 'Carbon Karma' Guru? Look No Farther Than 'Couric & Co

April 24th, 2008 6:02 PM
Looking for a "carbon karma" guru? Didn't think so. But in case you were, you can always ask CBS's Hari Sreenivasan, who has anointed himself equal to the task. From an April 23 post to CBSNews.com's Couric & Co. blog:The simple idea with carbon offsets is that you are trying to clean up the earth a bit for the damage you feel you might be doing – whether it be from the carbon…