Chris Hayes: Trump's Casualness on Virus Deaths Is 'Sociopathic'
May 10th, 2020 10:41 PM
In a new interview with Isaac Chotiner of The New Yorker, MSNBC host Chris Hayes launched into an attack on President Trump and his supporters as having a "sociopathic casualness" to the coronavirus death toll, so "horrifying and enraging" it was "almost insanity-inducing."
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."
Lib Media-Led Union Votes to Request ‘Public Financing for Journalism’
May 4th, 2020 6:17 PM
One of the premier national unions for liberal outlets such as NBC News Digital, The Washington Post and The New York Times actually voted to request the government finance the news industry with taxpayer dollars. Surprisingly, it was The Times that released the story Sunday May 3. The article noted how the president of the “most prominent journalists’ union in the country, the…
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.
PBS Likens Trump to 'Authoritarians' for His Media-Bashing 'Playbook'
April 26th, 2020 7:55 PM
On Friday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International host Christiane Amanpour held a discussion on the topic of whether some countries will use the pandemic to increase authoritarian powers, and the segment began with a discussion of President Donald Trump's behavior, with panelists likening him to authoritarian world leaders, and blaming him for many Americans distrusting the news…
New Yorker Snob on MSNBC Mocks White Male 'Lower-Educated' Trump Base
April 19th, 2020 3:01 PM
Joy Reid's show on MSNBC provides a virtual parody of liberal-elite condescension to Trump supporters. Reid found it "confusing" that Trump's populist base supports him despite supposedly not "getting anything economically out of this plutocracy." The New Yorker's Jane Mayer explained to Reid that Trump's "racist and anger-laced" rhetoric "…
FLASHBACK: New Yorker Magazine Hyped Validity of Steele Dossier
December 14th, 2019 6:53 AM
In the wake of Justice Department Inspector Genereal Michael Horowitz's report, will the many mainstream media outlets who were hyping the validity of the Christopher Steele dossier now apologize? If so, The New Yorker magazine should be at the front of the apology line since they strongly hyped that dossier in both print and even in a video podcast in which their editor, David Remnick,…
Media Check Our Thanksgiving Privilege, Tout ‘Day of Mourning’
November 25th, 2019 1:19 PM
It’s that time of year again, when the cold bitter truth about our wretched Thanksgiving holiday must be brought to the surface. Rather then let today’s Americans celebrate a day of gratitude for our blessed lot in life in this successful, multicultural country, we must fixate on North America’s first bloody instances of identity politics.
22 News Outlets Slam Facebook for Political Ads
October 30th, 2019 1:35 PM
The media are opposed to anything that remotely resembles a neutral approach. So when Facebook decided to leave political ads from politicians untouched, the liberal news media declared war. Head of Facebook News Campbell Brown wrote in an Oct. 30 Facebook post that she was “astonished at the reaction by other journalists to Facebook's decision not to police speech from…
New Yorker Author Smears Conservatives, Derides Free Speech
October 27th, 2019 7:30 PM
New Yorker staff writer Andrew Marantz’s book “Antisocial – Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation” is a nearly 400-page episode of moral panic about right-wing, anti-Semitic extremists on the Internet, who he blames for ushering in the Age of Trump. The book itself actually doesn’t go as far as his October New York Times…
FLASHBACK: Lauer Hailed Farrow for Exposing Harvey Weinstein Scandal
October 9th, 2019 4:02 PM
Amidst the horrifying news that, according to Ronan Farrow’s new book Catch and Kill, then-NBC’s Today host Matt Lauer allegedly anally raped colleague Brooke Nevils in 2014, a look through the NewsBusters archives found Wednesday afternoon quite the ironic exchange in 2017 between Farrow and Lauer. On the October 11, 2017 edition of Today, Farrow discussed his piece for The New…
New Yorker Melts Down Over 'Racist' Joker, Accuses of Twisting History
October 6th, 2019 7:55 PM
The scuzzy new “supervillain” movie "Joker” has caused a strange moral panic among the left, who are equating the empathetic portrayal of the Joker to sympathy for the circumstance of “incels” – troubled men rejected by potential sexual partners. But New Yorker critic Richard Brody found a novel left-wing angle in his attack. He constructs an edifice of…
Awkward: CNN Host Lets Guest Outline Hunter Biden-Ukraine Ties
September 27th, 2019 4:19 PM
The New Yorker’s Adam Entous appeared on Friday morning’s CNN Newsroom to sound off on impeachment and its connections to Joe and Hunter Biden. While he stated that he’s found “no evidence” of collusion amongst the two in Ukraine, he laid out a damning series of points about how, at best, Hunter has exhibited poor judgement. And on that latter point, co-host Poppy…
CNN Deems It a ‘Conspiracy Theory’ to Question Biden Ties to Ukraine
September 20th, 2019 6:30 PM
What do ABC’s Tom Llamas (with colleagues Lucien Bruggeman, and Matthews Mosk), CNN’s John King, Michelle Malkin, The New Yorker’s Adam Entous, and James Risen all have in common? Apparently, CNN deemed those people to be conspiracy theorists on Friday since they’ve raised questions about Joe Biden’s interactions with the Ukranian government while son Hunter…