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LOL: MSNBC Regular Claims Liberal Media Going Too Easy on Rittenhouse!

November 14th, 2021 8:50 AM

Yeah, that's the problem: the MSM has gone too easy on Kyle Rittenhouse! Incredibly, Brittany Packnett Cunningham claimed exactly that this morning on Tiffany Cross's MSNBC show, where's Cunningham's a frequent guest. Of all outlets, Cunningham amazingly singled out the New York Times as taking it too easy on Rittenhouse. Yeah, that dastardly, conservative-controlled, Gray Lady!


Andrea Mitchell Spins Negative on Conservative Rulings as 'Setback'

November 13th, 2021 10:30 AM

On Friday afternoon, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell displayed a classic example of journalists reacting negatively to a development that goes in favor of conservatives as a "setback" or an action that "doesn't bode well," sympathizing with the liberal point of view.


Soros Backs Left’s Alt-PragerU with Ties to Socialist Sen. Sanders

November 10th, 2021 11:11 AM

Left-wing billionaire George Soros is reportedly backing a new leftist news outlet that openly advocates on behalf of labor unions.

NY Times Suggests Americans Ignore Their Lying Eyes on Poor Economy

November 8th, 2021 12:10 PM

New York Times senior economics correspondent Neil Irwin twisted himself into a pretzel to protect the failing Biden administration's economic agenda again — this time suggesting American furor over the poor state of the economy is more about perception than reality. 


EYE ROLL: NYT Hypes Children’s Climate Crusade to Fight Racism, Sexism

November 6th, 2021 3:00 PM

The United Nations “climate summit” in Glasgow, known as COP26, continued to draw promotional coverage in the New York Times. Saturday’s story focused on the youth movement: “Unmoved by Climate Promises, Activists Hit Glasgow’s Streets.” Reporters Megan Specia and Stephen Castle committed 1,400 words to the Times’ latest climate change children’s crusade, again with no…

NewsBusters Podcast: Arrogant Liberals Think We Hate Democracy

November 5th, 2021 2:49 PM

In the latest NewsBusters Podcast, we explore how pompous liberal journalists can get when they imagine that they alone are the ones who represent and protect democracy in America. They paint their own persistently traumatic take on the Trump administration as a heroic journey defending the "truth," if not the American way. 

Slimy NY Times Conflates Tucker With Neo-Nazis in Charlottesville

November 5th, 2021 8:04 AM

New York Times feature writer Elizabeth Williamson paired neo-Nazis who protested in Charlottesville with Fox News host Tucker Carlson in a 1,500-word profile of "renowned Holocaust scholar" Deborah Lipstadt. She was the “expert” in the headline “How America Got to Charlottesville: An Expert Draws a Map.” 

Column: The Democrats Lose, Claim They Have No Media Support!

November 5th, 2021 5:53 AM

The terrible election results for Democrats are going to lead to some terrible conclusions. One might be the assumption that these bad results reflect a media that’s too hostile to the Democrats. Greg Sargent of The Washington Post tweeted this lame summary from former Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer: “Republicans have a massive communications advantage..."


NYT Urges Biden: 'Why Not' Hike Gas Prices to Fight Climate Change?

November 4th, 2021 10:18 PM

The New York Times has turned its sights on the middle class by asking President Joe Biden why Americans shouldn’t pay more at the pump to fight climate change.


NB’s Graham Hammers NYT Reporter Denying Paper’s Leftist Agenda

November 4th, 2021 5:18 PM

Participating in a Paley Center discussion of media coverage on Wednesday evening, NewsBusters Executive Editor Tim Graham called out New York Times reporter Patrick Healy for absurdly claiming that his leftist paper catered to “both sides” of the political spectrum. The liberal journalist’s obnoxious response prompted laughter from other conservatives on the panel.

Classic NY Times: ‘Republicans Pounce on Schools as a Wedge Issue...'

November 4th, 2021 11:49 AM

As Democrats ponder their newly vulnerable electoral state, here’s a New York Times headline that’s a neat encapsulation of media bias: “Republicans Pounce on Schools as a Wedge Issue to Unite the Party.” That's the online headline to the front-page Thursday story by Lisa Lerer and Jeremy Peters. It’s two liberal media tropes in one line: the idea of Republicans cynically “pouncing”…

EMBARRASSING: Krugman Claims Biden ‘Has No Control’ Over Gas Prices

November 4th, 2021 11:30 AM

New York Times economist Paul Krugman claimed President Joe Biden has no control over the rise in gas prices. This, of course, comes after Krugman pilloried former President Donald Trump a year earlier for allegedly exercising the same control he said Biden didn’t have.

NYT Says Youngkin ‘Weaponizing…Racial Issues’ in VA, Denies CRT Taught

November 2nd, 2021 3:21 PM

It’s Election Day in Virginia, and New York Times reporter Reid Epstein covered in Tuesday’s edition the surprisingly close fight between Republican Glenn Youngkin and Democrat Terry McAuliffe, former Virginia governor and previously the head of the Democratic National Committee: “As Youngkin Tries to Finesse Trump, McAuliffe Conjures His Comeback.”

NYT Blames UK ‘Freedom Day’ for Covid Surge -- But Cases Are Falling

October 31st, 2021 6:57 PM

The New York Times has long lit into Boris Johnson and his Conservative government in the United Kingdom over its response to the coronavirus pandemic. But Josh Holder’s hit in the Sunday edition may turn out embarrassing: “Children Drive Britain’s Longest-Running Covid Surge.” Holder strongly hinted that Johnson’s reckless insistence that life return to normal this summer (no masks…