PBS’s Pathetic O.J. Take: Outrage Over Racism, Not Denial of Justice

April 19th, 2024 9:10 PM

PBS NewsHour had an odd take on the death of O.J. Simpson, whose televised trial captivated America 30 years ago, bringing in Dave Zirin, sports editor for the aging hard-left magazine The Nation. Together, he and NewsHour reporter William Brangham used the famous trial not as an example of justice denied, but to portray America as a historic haven of anti-black…

PBS:AZ Abortion Ban Cuts off ‘Critical Release Valve,’ No More Fleeing

April 14th, 2024 8:02 PM

The PBS NewsHour led its Tuesday evening newscast with the week’s big issue: abortion, an issue of such apparent import (and perceived advantage to the Democratic Party in November) that both anchors took a crack at it. After a soundbite from Arizona’s Democratic Governor Katie Hobbs saying the “abortion ban is extreme and hurts women,” Bennett introduced journalist Carter Sherman, a…

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Brooks Suggests Voting For Trump Makes Pro-Lifers Hypocritical

April 13th, 2024 10:00 AM

Donald Trump may have disappointed pro-life activists with his embrace of a federalist stance on abortion, but with President Joe Biden being a far-left abortion zealot, they will still vote for him. For New York Times columnist David Brooks on Friday’s PBS NewsHour, however, this is just another instance of “the power of Trump” and “above some of the core convictions.”

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PBS Touts Film About Being a Trans Man Embedded with the Taliban

April 11th, 2024 8:09 AM

PBS NewsHour may have some sort of quota to meet for the number of supportive stories they must file for the transgender lobby. On April 4, they touted a new documentary available on Amazon Prime and Apple TV under the headline "Documentary captures journalist’s gender transition while embedded with Taliban."

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PBS NewsHour Uses Poll to Imply January 6 Energy of Trump Voters

April 7th, 2024 8:12 AM

In the Capehart & Brooks pundit segment on Friday's PBS NewsHour, anchor Amna Nawaz broke out the latest NPR/PBS poll showing Biden leading Trump 50-48. But Nawaz wanted the pundits to talk about their provocative question about violence being necessary, and how 28 percent of Republicans agreed. But what about other demographics?

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PBS Host Favorably Quotes Trump to Own a Florida Pro-Life Leader!

April 5th, 2024 5:34 PM

On Tuesday, PBS NewsHour interviewed a pro-life activist. But that’s not the term anchor Geoff Bennett wanted to use. He said "anti-abortion" over and over. He also favorably quoted Donald Trump saying a six-week abortion ban as "a terrible thing and a terrible mistake." 

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Column: PBS 'News' Hounds Are OK with Biden's Inflammatory Rhetoric

April 5th, 2024 5:50 AM

They call themselves the PBS NewsHour, but if you watch them routinely, you might call them the PBS Opposition Research Hour. They often sound like a Democrat consulting firm as they analyze Donald Trump as a dangerously extreme figure. hen they can turn around and proclaim that Joe Biden is very bipartisan in negotiating “objectively historical achievements,” like they're…

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PBS Pampers Whitmer, Talks of 'Fantasizing' About Her Replacing Biden

April 3rd, 2024 5:14 PM

The PBS NewsHour interviewed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-Michigan) on Monday night, and the questions were soft. Anchor Amna Nawaz sounded like a worried Biden voter. She quoted New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg talking about how voters "fantasize" about Whitmer replacing Biden on the ticket this year.

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PBS Attacks NBC's 'Gigantic Mistake' Of Hiring Ronna McDaniel

March 30th, 2024 10:04 AM

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor and MSNBC host Jonathan Capehart came together on Friday’s PBS NewsHour to lament NBC’s “gigantic mistake” of hiring former RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, whom they promptly fired after backlash from Capehart and his colleagues.

PBS Sees Trump Ending CRT, Trans Ideology in School As LGBT 'Purge'

March 28th, 2024 8:12 PM

The Wednesday edition of the PBS NewsHour featured the outlets perhaps most radical member, White House correspondent Laura Barron-Lopez, launch a paranoid broadside against the Trump campaign and the Heritage Foundation’s collection of presidential policy proposals known as “Project 2025.” Guest anchor William Brangham set up Barron-Lopez’s radical take, conflating privileges that…

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CREEPY Capehart Lusts for Letitia James to Take Over Trump Tower!

March 25th, 2024 6:26 AM

On Friday's PBS NewsHour, Washington Post columnist and MSNBC weekend host Jonathan Capehart talked up Donald Trump's half-billion dollar civil fine and said "I would love to see the A.G., the New York attorney general" seize Trump Tower," because "it would be the most tangible sign" for Trump "that you have been held accountable."

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PBS Blows ‘Bloodbath’:‘Latest Example of Trump Using Violent Rhetoric'

March 22nd, 2024 6:26 PM

By now everyone has heard that Donald Trump threatened U.S. democracy or something by predicting a “bloodbath” if he didn’t win election in November. (Trump didn’t actually do that, as we know: His “bloodbath” comment, delivered at a campaign rally in Ohio, referred to tariffs on Chinese electric cars potentially being made in Mexico, as a brief perusal of what Trump actually said at the rally…

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PBS Fangirls for Biden TikTok Tactic:'Unvarnished, Relatable, Genuine'

March 21st, 2024 10:42 PM

On the PBS NewsHour Tuesday evening, White House reporter Laura Barron-Lopez gushed over the Biden 2024 campaign’s social media push on TikTok and YouTube, a desperate attempt to get hip with the kids, in “How social media influencers are playing a role in the presidential election.” But despite the headline, the segment was almost completely dedicated to gushing over Biden, with pro-…

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PBS Panics Over Dip in LGBTQ Support As 'Queers' 'Assert Their Rights'

March 20th, 2024 8:25 PM

PBS again went to bat for the “LGBTQ-Plus” warriors on the PBS News Weekend Sunday, lamenting a slight dip in America’s gushing over the alphabet folks in “U.S. support for LGBTQ+ rights is declining after decades of support. Here’s why.” In the show introduction, anchor John Yang fretted over “declining support for LGBTQ-plus rights, reversing years of increasing support,”…