Ooof: EVEN WH Journos Were Unsold Biden Speech Wouldn’t Be ‘Political’
September 1st, 2022 7:06 PM
On Thursday afternoon, White House reporters rallied from the embarrassing effort many gave the day prior in lobbying softballs to inept Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and showed skepticism that President Biden’s Thursday night address on how the American right poses a threat to the country wouldn’t be political.
Trouble in Paradise: Doocy Hits Psaki on Staff Turnover, Rampant Crime
December 3rd, 2021 1:25 AM
The omicron strain of the coronavirus continued to suck up much of the oxygen on Thursday as the liberal media’s fear machine dominated The Psaki Show, but Fox’s Peter Doocy focused on other topics as he sparred with White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki over the staffing turmoil in Vice President Kamala Harris’s office and the rampant crime in American cities.
WH Journos Continue to Smear DeSantis While Doocy Asks Real Questions
August 5th, 2021 11:11 PM
On Thursday afternoon, the White House press corps kept up what’s come off as a collusion effort with the Biden administration to malign Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) (and fellow Governor Greg Abbott of Texas) for his refusal to open the door to new Covid restrictions and lockdowns. Meanwhile, Fox’s Peter Doocy did his own thing in asking real questions of Press Secretary Jen Psaki with…
Doocy, Colleagues Rain Fire on Psaki Over TX Dems Spreading COVID
July 20th, 2021 7:01 PM
Tuesday’s White House Press Briefing was a welcome reprieve as Fox News’s Peter Doocy found himself with more than a few colleagues willing to join him in grilling Press Secretary Jen Psaki as ten reporters (including Doocy) lobbed one question after another about Texas Democrats fleeing Austin for Washington D.C. and triggering a superspreader of coronavirus cases.
Column: PBS and NPR Offer Journalism By Liberals, For Liberals
April 1st, 2020 6:19 AM
The enormous coronavirus “stimulus package” was festooned with goodies for key Democratic constituency groups, including $75 million in “emergency” funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which offers grants to PBS and NPR stations. That’s on top of the half-billion the Congress already authorized for the year. They call it “public”…
Ex-Trump Aide Expresses Alarm at 90-Percent Negative Trump Coverage
September 3rd, 2019 8:28 AM
On Friday, the American Political Science Association had a panel discussion on President Trump and the media, which later aired on C-SPAN. Former deputy press secretary Raj Shah expressed alarm at NewsBusters studies by Rich Noyes (and other studies) showing 90-percent negative coverage of the president. Former Clinton press secretary Mike McCurry wise-cracked that's because 90 percent of…
PBS Panel: It's Unprecedented to Politicize a Service Member's Death
October 24th, 2017 4:06 PM
On Monday night's PBS NewsHour, anchor Judy Woodruff and her "Politics Monday" panelists were still obsessing over how President Trump responded to the widow of LaDavid Johnson, who was killed in Niger. Woodruff and her guests suggested to the audience that this controversy with a grieving relative was completely unprecedented, that no politician would ever suggest a grieving…
WashPost’s Marcus Blames Sexism for Trump’s Reported Dislike of Merkel
July 6th, 2017 11:01 PM
While the panelists on Thursday’s Hardball were pondering the icy relationship between President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, frequent guest and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus suggested that it’s because Trump is.....sexist!
PBS Poll: More Americans Trust Trump Than the Media; 'Horrible Trend'
July 6th, 2017 10:51 AM
Monday's PBS NewsHour spotlighted the low trust in the news media, according to the results of their latest poll. Only 30 percent of those surveyed by NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist trust the press "a good deal" or "a great amount." The Trump administration scored seven points better in the same poll. Guest Stuart Rothenberg bemoaned the "horrible trend" towards…
CNN Wants More Pressers from Clinton, Answer Conspiracies Not Scandals
August 21st, 2016 4:34 PM
On Sunday’s Reliable Sources CNN’s Brian Stelter brought up a serious issue for journalists,Hillary Clinton's major lack of press conferences. He brought on NPR’s White House Correspondent Tamara Keith to discuss the importance of pressers. “So with a press conference, you can pull out more information, or you can -- or it will be more clear that the candidate simply…
Bozell & Graham Column: Hillary Meets the Press Servants
June 7th, 2016 11:00 PM
The most obvious sign of liberal media favoritism is that liberal candidates can avoid press conferences for months at a time and they don’t complain. On CNN, David Gregory argued Hillary Clinton would just "take the hit" for avoiding them, and avoiding tough questions about her private email server and the Clinton Foundation.
But when Hillary briefly met the press on Monday, it…
NPR Reporter: Women Weep Over History-Making Hillary
June 6th, 2016 3:36 PM
The weight of Hillary Clinton’s history-making campaign reduces some women to tears, according to a “question” from NPR White House reporter Tamera Keith on Monday. As though she were doing PR for the Democrat, Keith gushed, “Secretary, last night when you took stage in Sacramento, there was a woman standing next to me who was absolutely sobbing. And she said, you know,…
PBS Glides Over Enquirer Smear of Cruz, Pushes Dark Future for the GOP
March 29th, 2016 5:34 PM
One could offer credit to the PBS NewsHour for mostly avoiding the unsubstantiated National Enquirer story claiming Ted Cruz had five secret mistresses. The closest the NewsHour came to it came on Friday was anchor Judy Woodruff saying "Cruz accused Trump of being behind tabloid accusations of extramarital affairs. It was the latest in the escalating war of words over women this week between…
NPR Worries Hillary's 'What Difference' Is Taken Way Out of Context
October 22nd, 2015 11:50 PM
They were feeling Hillary Clinton's pain on Thursday's Morning Edition before the House special committee on Benghazi heard her testimony. Congressional correspondent Tamara Keith claimed Hillary's "what difference does it make" comment -- highly praised by the media at the time -- has been taken out of context by Clinton critics.
Back in 2013, NPR said Hillary suffered…