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Propaganda PBS Claims Trump Has Only Built Three Miles of 'New Wall'

June 26th, 2020 9:00 AM

On Tuesday's PBS NewsHour, correspondent Stephanie Sy misleadingly tried to diminish the Donald Trump administration's success in building more than 200 miles of border wall since last year by asserting that only three miles of it is "new wall." But, by contrast, on Wednesday's Fox and Friends, co-host Brian Kilmeade gave Yuma, Arizona, mayor Douglass Nicholls a chance to…

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After Celebrating Trump’s SCOTUS Losses, Nets Hide Deportation Win

June 25th, 2020 10:44 PM

Last week, the liberal broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) celebrated two Supreme Court Rulings that went their way with some help from the conservative justices; one about gay rights and the other protecting DACA. But when it came to Thursday’s decision on a deportation case, which saw liberal Justices Breyer and Ginsburg join conservatives for a 7-to-2 majority in President Trump’s favor…

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LA Times Executive Editor: The Term 'Looting' is Racist

June 11th, 2020 9:40 AM

Tuesday’s edition of PBS NewsHour featured a discussion about “the differences in the experiences of black journalists as contrasted with their colleagues.” One of the guests, Los Angeles Times Executive Editor Norman Pearlstine, talked about how “one of the active debates we had over the past week was about the use of the word ‘looting’ to describe the…

Column: Biden's Safe Space in the Liberal Media

June 3rd, 2020 6:12 AM

CNN mocked the governor of Florida under the headline "Stuck in his safe space: DeSantis hides on Fox. This kind of shaming fails to address that the entire rest of the national media are a "safe space" for Democrats like Joe Biden. In a round of interviews with PBS, CNN, and MSNBC, Biden found a safe space for tender questions and anchors who found him "fascinating," and a "delight" to hear…

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PBS's Woodruff: 'How Many Lives Were Lost' Because of Trump's 'Delay'?

April 18th, 2020 10:58 PM
There's a reason why Donald Trump hasn't granted an interview to PBS since he announced his run for president in 2015. That reason came out in a contentious PBS NewsHour interview on Friday with Vice President Mike Pence. It's nothing like the softness Woodruff has offered Hilllary Clinton. She asked Pence "How many lives do you believe were lost as a result of the delay by this…
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On PBS, David Brooks Hammers Trump for 'North Korean Loyalty Tests'

April 11th, 2020 7:15 AM
On the PBS NewsHour Friday night, pundits David Brooks and Mark Shields trashed President Trump's "North Korean-style loyalty tests" and praised Bernie Sanders. Brooks said a commission to make recommendations on reopening the economy is a good thing, but there's the sense that being nice to President Trump is essential to being appointed. 
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PBS Anchor Nawaz Frets Trump Is Stoking Racism with 'Chinese Virus'

April 3rd, 2020 8:15 AM
On Wednesday's PBS NewsHour, correspondent Amna Nawaz fretted about President Donald Trump accurately linking the COVID-19 virus to China during a segment highlighting reports of increased racism being faced by Asian-Americans in recent weeks.
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Another Great Jobs Report? NBC Skipped It, The Others Talked Past It

March 7th, 2020 8:08 PM
On Friday morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the economy gained 273,000 jobs in February, well above economist predictions, and the unemployment rate fell from 3.6 percent to 3.5 percent. Wage growth ticked up slightly to 3 percent for the year. But Friday night's newscasts either skipped this news (NBC) or downplayed it as stocks continued to decline (ABC, CBS, PBS). 
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On PBS, David Brooks Sees 'A Lot of Upside' for Dems on Coronavirus

March 2nd, 2020 1:15 PM
Put a check mark on the PBS NewsHour for politicizing the coronavirus. On Friday’s Week in Politics segment, anchor Judy Woodruff pointed to (liberal) "sniping" about the president putting Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the government’s task force. New York Times columnist David Brooks said it's doesn't exactly inspire confidence. At segment's end, Brooks…
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Nets Skip Corrupt Ex-Democratic Mayor of Baltimore Sentenced to Prison

February 27th, 2020 11:45 PM
The broadcast networks weren’t really interested when ex-Democratic Mayor of Baltimore Catherine Pugh was raided by the FBI and the IRS in April of last year amid charges of corruption, nor when she was forced to resign just a few days later. So, it’s not surprising that ABC, CBS, and NBC completely ignored her pleading guilty and sentenced to three years in prison on Thursday.
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PBS Pundit Mark Shields Compares 2020 Democrats to Founding Fathers

February 22nd, 2020 10:28 PM
On Friday's PBS NewsHour, liberal commentator Mark Shields made a very odd historical comparison -- the 2020 Democrat presidential contenders were like American revolutionaries of 1776, fighting a president who is somehow like King George III, the tyrannical English monarch.
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PBS Science Reporter Blames Global Warming for Australian Wildfires

January 20th, 2020 7:37 PM
On Friday's PBS NewsHour, science correspondent Miles O'Brien blamed manmade global warming for the severity of the recent Australian wildfires, and talked up the possibility that Prime Minister Scott Morrison as well as the Rupert Murdoch-dominated media may be changing their climate "denier" views.
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Brooks on PBS: Schiff Will 'Just Walk All Over' Ken Starr, Dershowitz

January 18th, 2020 7:04 AM
On Friday's PBS NewsHour, pseudoconservative pundit David Brooks noted that public opinion is moving the wrong way for people who want to remove President Trump from office, but he's "99.9 percent guilty" and Adam Schiff will "walk all over" Trump's new defense lawyers, like Ken Starr and Alan Dershowitz, because "he has the evidence on his side." 
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PBS Finds 23 Seconds for Dow Passing 28,000 -- ABC, CBS, NBC Spiked It

November 16th, 2019 4:04 PM
The PBS NewsHour managed to find 23 seconds that ABC, CBS, and NBC couldn't find on Friday night...Another record high on Wall Street. They couldn't manage to add any context for Trump in their 11-minute-long Week in Review segment, as "conservative" David Brooks wisecracked the Democrats were killing it on impeachment: "If this were a football game, it would be 42 to 3.…