NPR's Michel Martin Cues Journalist to Hint Trump Voters Are Racist
May 8th, 2020 10:27 PM
On Thursday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, NPR weekend anchor Michel Martin prodded The New Yorker's Evan Osnos to suggest that Donald Trump supporters are racists even if they don't like to admit it. He also hinted that they vote racist because they support a President whose actions "explicitly, demonstrably, measurably harm people of color."
PBS Highlights Missteps by NY Democrats in Pandemic Response
May 1st, 2020 6:19 PM
On Thursday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, the show devoted a segment to the handling of the coronavirus pandemic in New York, and gave a surprising amount of criticism toward Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Bill Frist Calls Out NPR's Michel Martin for Loaded Abortion Questions
April 29th, 2020 4:12 PM
On Monday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, the program showed a pre-recorded interview between NPR weekend anchor Michel Martin and former Republican Senator Bill Frist in which Martin tried to suggest hypocrisy on the part of pro-life Republicans who have pushed to reopen some states during the pandemic. Frist bristled at her attempt to link the pandemic to abortion and…
NPR Host Dwells on Race as the 'Original Sin' of the Modern GOP
April 2nd, 2020 8:51 AM
On Tuesday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS, NPR hoste Michel Martin did an interview with Stuart Stevens, one of those GOP strategists who became red-hot Never Trumpers. Stevens insisted "the original sin of the modern Republican party is race," and Martin used that to rip into Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush....inaccurately.
PBS Insists Sanders Is 'Mainstream,' Accepts Trump as 'Authoritarian'
February 25th, 2020 5:22 PM
On Monday's Amanpour & Co. show, the program demonstrated a double standard in challenging the Republican characterization of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders's socialist views when, by contrast, in the same show, former Barack Obama advisor Dan Pfeiffer was not challenged on his assertion that Republicans have become "white nationalist authoritarian" with the election…
PBS Guest Argues Media Should Ignore Climate Skeptic 'Lies'
January 16th, 2020 5:08 PM
On Tuesday's Amanpour & Co., PBS's Michel Martin interviewed Lee McIntyre -- author of the book Post-Truth -- with the two discussing perceptions that lying is more accepted from political figures than in the past because of the election of Donald Trump as President. Without any pushback from Martin, McIntyre argued in favor of journalists censoring the views of those they disagree…
NPR Lets Teacher Tell Beto Seizing AR-15s Won't Pass Muster, Helps GOP
October 13th, 2019 9:51 AM
NPR has a series called "Off Script," where regular voters question the presidential candidates. On Wednesday's Morning Edition, they aired audio of an El Paso school teacher suggesting to Beto O' Rourke that his proposal to take away "assault weapons" from Americans through a "mandatory buyback" program won't pass constitutional muster, and will help the…
NPR Finds Leftist to Blame Catholic Church for 'Torture' and 'Murder'
August 26th, 2018 8:21 PM
NPR was eager to spotlight enemies of the Catholic Church saying "Nope to the Pope" during his visit to Ireland. After a somewhat balanced news report, All Things Considered weekend anchor Michel Martin supportively interviewed a left-wing secularizer named Lisa Breslin, and didn't question her smear that the Catholic Church gave Ireland "years and generations of torture,…
Amanpour Claims a 'Current Extreme Orthodoxy We All Live In' on Sex
March 18th, 2018 11:29 PM
CNN host Christiane Amanpour appeared on Saturday night's All Things Considered on NPR to plug her news series Sex and Love Around the World. Amanpour suggested everywhere in world, "sex is taboo," and we all sufffer in "the current extreme orthodoxy that we all live in, especially around the topic of sex." What world is she describing??
NPR Lets Maroon 5 Member Compare Christians Backing Trump to Slavery
January 29th, 2018 10:04 PM
On Sunday, NPR host Michel Martin interviewed Maroon 5 keyboardist P.J. Morton on his solo record and a song that “caught my ear” called “Religion.” The lyrics included: “I don't think I like your religion. Don't always make the best decisions. Not saying you don't have good intentions. I know that you are only human.” Of course, this song was…
NPR Prods Kareem to Trash Michael Jordan for 1990 Jesse Helms Race
November 5th, 2015 6:14 AM
On Sunday night, NPR’s weekend All Things Considered anchor Michel Martin had a long eight-minute interview with pro-basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who’s recently best known for popping off with radical leftist opinions for Time magazine’s website.
Martin went looking for the legend to trash another legend, Michael Jordan, for failing to get behind the black Democrat…
NPR Boasts of Hiring Gay Anchor, Black Anchors and Executive Producers
July 12th, 2015 8:59 AM
National Public Radio is being hailed for its commitment to diversity in its latest promotion of anchors and producers. With NPR evening anchor Melissa Block departing, they promoted Kelly McEvers and Ari Shapiro to work alongside Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish on the nightly newscast All Things Considered. Michel Martin will take over hosting the show on weekends.
Cornish and Martin are black…
NPR Drops Minority-Based 'Tell Me More' Show, Fires 28 Employees Due t
May 21st, 2014 8:29 PM
Despite the fact that National Public Radio is a publicly supported network, its long-term financial struggles claimed another casualty on Tuesday: Tell Me More, a program “expressly designed to have a primary appeal for African-American listeners and other people of color” will air its last episode on Friday, August 1.
The move will leave 28 people unemployed, and program host…
NY Times Columnist: Every Newsroom or Stadium Press Box Without a Blac
April 30th, 2014 7:49 AM
On NPR’s race-matters talk show “Tell Me More” on Monday, host Michel Martin discussed the Donald Sterling scandal with New York Times sports columnist William Rhoden, announcing he had written the book "Forty Million Dollar Slave: The Rise, Fall, And Redemption Of The Black Athlete."
Rhoden used the Sterling scandal to thump a tub for racial quotas in journalism…