Column: Nina Totenberg Shreds Media Ethics at NPR

October 5th, 2022 6:01 AM

Shamelessly liberal NPR Supreme Court reporter Nina Totenberg hit the New York Times best-seller list with her new book Dinners With Ruth, celebrating five decades of flouting any notion of media ethics with her pal Ruth Bader Ginsburg. NPR cranked up its own taxpayer-funded publicity machine to goose the sales, and PBS helped, too.

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Tucker Mocks NPR's Totenberg Over Her 'Intimate Relationship' with RBG

September 13th, 2022 9:41 PM

With the recent news that National Public Radio (NPR) legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg is out with a new book on her chummy relationship with former Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Fox News star and host of Tucker Carlson Tonight, Tucker Carlson on Tuesday night had fun with Totenberg and the cringeworthy details of her "intimate relationship" with the former…

NewsBusters Podcast: NPR Disinformation Team, Heal Thyself

July 20th, 2022 9:58 PM

Conservative Twitter pounced on the news that NPR was creating a "disinformation" team, noting NPR puts out its own factually fractured "news." But their avoidance of the Kavanaugh assassination attempt remains stunning.

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Meyers Whines SCOTUS Is 'Erasing A Woman's Right To Bodily Autonomy'

May 12th, 2022 11:05 AM

NBC’s Seth Meyers is not happy at the idea that the Supreme Court might overturn Roe v. Wade and used Wednesday’s Late Night to express his displeasure the Court “is on the verge of erasing a woman's right to bodily autonomy.”

Dear NPR: Why Leave Nina Totenberg's Sister's Name Out of Your Story?

April 22nd, 2022 3:05 PM

National Public Radio energetically reported on left-wing attempt to cancel Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from the ballot in Georgia, and "a judge" who allowed their crusade to continue. But there was an ethical problem: The enabling judge's name was Amy Totenberg, the sister of NPR legal correspondent Nina Totenberg. Reports on Friday morning and Thursday night avoided the name entirely. 

Nina Totenberg and NPR Pals Mourn Partisan Bitterness on Rape Claims

March 22nd, 2022 10:40 PM

Monday's edition of The NPR Politics Podcast sounded a little bizarre to conservatives. Nina Totenberg, who slimed Clarence Thomas in 1991 with unproven sexual harassment claims, joined two colleagues in lamenting the GOP bitterness after Brett Kavanaugh was subjected to unproven rape claims in 2018. Would NPR reporter be bitter if they were accused of rape?

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FLASHBACK: Democratic Supreme Court Nominees Never Liberal Enough

February 23rd, 2022 10:22 AM

Whomever President Joe Biden selects to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer expect the liberal media to ACTUALLY worry the selection isn’t progressive enough. The following examples of liberal journalists worrying about Supreme Court nominees not being left enough are from the Media Research Center’s archive.

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NPR’s Totenberg RAGES After Being Critiqued for SCOTUS Fake News

January 21st, 2022 10:39 AM

The saga of NPR’s Supreme Court “maskgate” continued Thursday as an apparent internal feud spilled out into public as legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg went to the very liberal Daily Beast to vent her anger over the radio station’s public editor, Kelly McBride critiquing her reporting and saying she could have done better

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Justices Roberts, Gorsuch & Sotomayor Blow Up NPR’s Masking LIE

January 19th, 2022 7:13 PM

The day after NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg laid an egg with a report suggesting conservative Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch was spitefully ignoring requests from Chief Justice John Roberts (conservative) and Justice Sonia Sotomayor (liberal) to wear a mask in oral arguments, every party named in the report publicly declared it to be patently untrue. And despite these…

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Shannon Bream Busts Fake News From NPR: Gorsuch Spiteful on Masking

January 18th, 2022 8:19 PM

NPR Legal Affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg gave us yet another reason to defund the government-financed radio station on Tuesday when she published some fake news suggesting Justice Neil Gorsuch was spitefully rejecting pleas from Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Sonia Sotomayor to wear a mask, as the latter is diabetic. But Fox News chief legal correspondent Shannon Bream busted the…

Whose Frog Is Boiled? NPR's Metaphor Abuse on Abortion

July 4th, 2021 9:34 PM

On Friday night, NPR devoted a segment to assessing the just-concluded term of the Supreme Court, or they guessed how much damage conservatives were aiming to cause with three Trump-appointed justices. One pundit warned of a slow end to abortion, which would be like a frog boiling in water. Who's dying right now in the abortion fight?

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Totenberg Actually Calls Out ‘Stupid’ Leftists Demanding Breyer Retire

July 2nd, 2021 2:45 PM

The left-wing desperation to get liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire so President Biden can nominate a replacement has gotten so bad that even NPR’s Nina Totenberg denounced the “stupid approach” while appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Friday. She explained how such political pressure would likely backfire and ensure that Breyer remained on the high court.

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PBS Turns to Totenberg to Lament Biden Failed to Ruin Clarence Thomas

August 19th, 2020 9:49 PM

In the hour leading up to Night Three of the Democrat convention, PBS aired a profile of Biden’s career by reporter Lisa Desjardins, starring liberal-bias legend Nina Totenberg of NPR. Biden was judged positively for beating Robert Bork’s nomination for the Supreme Court in 1987, and negatively for not helping Anita Hill enough to defeat Clarence Thomas in 1991.

NPR Censors Little Sisters of the Poor From SCOTUS Case They Won

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July 9th, 2020 11:06 AM

Catholic nuns won their challenge against the ObamaCare mandate to cover contraception. But in the NPR story, they were none. Public radio hid that the left was trying to force a religious order to violate its faith.