NPR Promotes Attack on Trump's VOA Boss Cracking Down on Liberal Tilt
September 7th, 2020 7:21 AM
The last people who should try to sound credible about preventing bias and preserving neutrality in government-funded broadcasting is NPR, but media reporter David Folkenflik has aired several stories in the last few weeks touting the complaints about political interference in the Voice of America news service, now run by Trump appointee Michael Pack. This is a massive conflict of…
Brit Hume Rips WSJ News Team for Skipping Dem Rudeness to Barr
July 29th, 2020 9:06 PM
There were some surprises in the last 24 hours in media coverage of the very contentious House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday with Attorney General William Barr.
NPR Touts Planned Parenthood Backing Biden in 'Life & Death Election'
June 16th, 2020 8:48 AM
Is NPR hopelessly liberal, living inside a bubble? Yes. They posted this online headline without any noticeable fraction of smirking irony:
"Planned Parenthood Backs Biden, Seeing a 'Life And Death Election' Ahead"
Column: When Russiagate Conveniently Vanishes
June 5th, 2020 6:57 AM
Rod Rosenstein – the former Deputy Attorney General at the red hot center of the Robert Mueller probe into the phantom menace of Trump collusion with the Russians – testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 3. You may not know that happened. ABC, CBS, and NBC ignored it that night.
Mark Levin Rips NPR as 'Agenda-Driven Pathetic Joke' News Operation
April 3rd, 2020 1:16 PM
NPR media reporter David Folkenflik singled out conservative talk-radio star Mark Levin for coronavirus mockery at the end of an April 1 story on All Things Considered story on how Dr. Anthony Fauci is making the rounds of all media -- not just Fox News, but "CBS, NPR, Telemundo, Science magazine, Barstool Sports, Desus & Mero on Showtime." But he especially hated Fox, so Levin…
NPR Turns to Angry Feminists as Warren Quit (Neither Endorsed Her!)
March 8th, 2020 8:19 AM
In the wake of Elizabeth Warren dropping out of the presidential race on Thursday night, NPR’s All Things Considered only the considered “opinion writers” who were feminist Democrats. The question from anchor Audie Cornish was “what did this primary season teach us about the state of things for women seeking the highest office?” Not considered: Shouldn't angry…
Column: No Centrists in the Democratic Primaries
February 12th, 2020 8:14 AM
On Sunday, The Washington Post editorial page led with a dramatic and rarely uttered fact check. The headline was “There are no ‘centrists’ – the Democratic primary race is not a choice between change and the status quo.” The Post insisted “every major Democratic candidate is running on an agenda to the left of Mr. Obama’s.” NPR also arrived at…
NPR's Red Carpet for Muslims Mourning Media Bias Against Omar, Tlaib
February 9th, 2020 8:39 AM
NPR's badly named evening newscast All Things Considered recently devoted two eight-minute segments to anchor Audie Cornish soliciting the radical thoughts of Muslim activists in Dearborn, Michigan. In the first, a man named Iltefat Hamzavi fried up this hate nugget: "I've been at many dinner tables where somebody voted for Trump. And you're like, that's like chickens voting…
NPR Tags Iranian Terrorist PR Corps as a 'Right-Wing News Agency'
January 10th, 2020 3:37 PM
One of the most annoying long-term trends in media labeling is using the words "conservative" or "right-wing" to describe not only American conservatives, but the worst tyrants abroad, from Soviet communists to now Iranian terrorists. NPR anchor Mary Louise Kelly interviewed a spokesman for a "right-wing news agency with close ties to Iran's powerful Revolutionary…
NPR: Shepard Smith Quitting Fox Looks Like a 'Purge Based on Purity'
October 12th, 2019 10:20 AM
NPR's longtime loathing of Fox News approached Maximum Shamelessness on Friday night when NPR anchor Ari Shapiro suggested that Shepard Smith abruptly leaving Fox looked like "a purge based on purity." As if NPR has a pile of conservatives on staff for balance? In 2010, NPR fired Juan Williams for an appearance on Fox where he admitted he gets nervous when people wear Muslim garb on…
GOP Rep. Jim Banks Bonks NPR for Wrongly Insisting Schiff Didn't Lie
October 11th, 2019 2:33 PM
Earlier, we noted NPR Public Editor Elizabeth Jensen slammed Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) for allegedly misleading NPR listeners by noting Adam Schiff wrongly claimed "we" (he and his staff) had no contact with the "whistleblower" at the center of the Democrat impeachment inquiry. Shelby Talcott at the Daily Caller reports that on Thursday, Banks formally protested this accusation…
Mike Pompeo Hits Back as PBS Host Says 'No Proof' of Biden Wrongdoing
October 10th, 2019 8:56 PM
The anchors on PBS and NPR share the robotic talking point that there's "no evidence" that Joe or Hunter Biden "did anything wrong" in Ukraine. On Wednesday night, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo patiently answered fairly pointed questions from PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff, but he couldn't abide the Biden talking point, telling Woodruff she sounded like the…
NPR Ombud Upset a Republican Said On NPR Adam Schiff 'Lied' (He Did)
October 7th, 2019 7:40 AM
Lyndsey Fifield of Heritage pointed out on Sunday that NPR Public Editor (or Ombudsman) Elizabeth Jensen proclaimed on Friday night that NPR allowed misinformation on their airwaves. The culprit was Rep. Jim Banks (R-Indiana), who said Adam Schiff lied about he and his staff's contacts with the vaunted "whistleblower" that's central to the Democrat impeachment effort. But wait,…
PBS, NPR Interview Schiff, Skip Over His False 'Parody' of Trump
September 27th, 2019 8:07 AM
Rush Limbaugh and conservative Twitter made a big deal on Thursday out of Rep. Adam Schiff wildly mischaracterizing President Trump's phone call with the president of Ukraine: "And I’m going to say this only seven times, so you better listen good. I want you to make up dirt on my political opponent, understand? Lots of dirt, on this and on that." On NPR's All Things…