PBS Hits L.A. Dodgers for 'Sin' of Disinviting Anti-Catholic 'Nuns'

May 25th, 2023 6:22 PM

Tuesday’s edition of the taxpayer-supported PBS NewsHour devoted a full segment to the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team re-inviting the offensive Catholic-mocking drag troupe “The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence” (i.e. a troupe of men who dress as nuns, founded in San Francisco in 1979, their motto "Go forth and sin some more!”) to the team’s 10th annual “Pride Night” in…

PBS Ignores Own Poll Showing 62% of Voters Worried About Biden's Age

May 23rd, 2023 8:38 PM

A brand new poll conducted by NPR/PBS Tuesday shows a “significant majority of Americans say they believe President Biden's mental fitness is a real concern they have about his ability to be president,” according to NPR’s writeup of the poll’s findings. Despite this, PBS NewsHour ignored their own poll during their Tuesday evening broadcast. It was also ignored by the “big three”…


Column: The PBS 'NewsHour' Is a Democrat Spin Hour

May 17th, 2023 5:42 AM

PBS has an undeserved reputation for trustworthiness. A new study by the MRC of four months of the PBS NewsHour shows PBS isn't much different than CNN or MSNBC in trashing Republicans. The only difference is we pay for it. Why should we?

On PBS, Liberal Journos Trade Tips on Deplatforming Trump for ‘24

May 15th, 2023 6:41 AM

Thursday's PBS News Hour featured liberal journalistic handwringing over 2024 candidate Donald Trump’s CNN live town hall from New Hampshire, filled with adoring fans and questioning from CNN’s Kaitlin Collins. Online the segment went by “CNN town hall highlights media’s struggle with how to cover Trump and his lies.” Indeed, the segment featured three facets of the liberal…

PBS Pushing Transgender Activism on Children Via 'Learning Toolkit'

May 13th, 2023 4:40 PM

Tax-supported PBS has attracted heat of late for indoctrinating children on “queer,” transgender, and related issues, including through its PBS LearningMedia brand used in schools, under the rubric “Understanding LGBTQ+ Identity: A Toolkit for Educators.” Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt vetoed funding for the state’s PBS station for “indoctrination and over-sexualization” of children.…


Brooks Blames 'Arrogant' Media For Trump's Popularity

May 13th, 2023 9:48 AM

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart mixed up their usual Friday routine on PBS NewsHour and actually had, by PBS standards, a contentious argument on whether or not media arrogance partly explains Donald Trump’s popularity.

PBS on Coronation Protester Arrests: More Like Moscow Than London

May 9th, 2023 11:33 AM

Saturday’s edition of PBS News Weekend led with a story on the coronation of King Charles in England, but the story was dominated by anti-monarchy protesters. This was not the BBC. Correspondent Malcolm Brabant relayed "The arrests have been widely condemned by opposition parliamentarians, and Human Rights Watch, which said this was something you would expect in Moscow, not London."…


Capehart Laughs At Idea Dems Are Targeting Thomas Because Of Politics

May 6th, 2023 11:45 AM

Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart spent Friday’s PBS NewHour laughing at GOP allegations that Democrats are going after Justice Clarence Thomas simply because they do not like the Supreme Court’s recent rulings, implausible arguing this is just about transparency. Meanwhile, New York Times columnist David Brooks tried to find a centrist middle ground…

PBS Revels in Leftist Statehouse Successes on Abortion, 'Trans Rights'

April 30th, 2023 7:27 PM

It was Happy Hour for the cultural left on Friday evening’s PBS NewsHour, as host Geoff Bennett celebrated with PBS’s St. Louis-based “communities correspondent” Gabrielle Hays on how progressives and pro-choice Republicans were beating back Republican extremism on abortion and transgender rights in various statehouses: "In Kansas yesterday, Republican lawmakers overrode the…


PBS Aids Zooey Zephyr's 'Blood on Your Hands' and 'Eradication' Smears

April 29th, 2023 10:44 PM

The tax-funded PBS NewsHour on Wednesday night was the latest outlet to leap upon the cause of Montana legislator and transgender Democrat Zooey Zephyr, barred from the House chamber for violating rules of decorum during a debate on a bill that would ban so-called “gender-affirming care” for gender-dysmorphic minors wishing to surgically or chemically “transition.” The vote came after…

NewsBusters Podcast: PBS Stands for President Biden's Servants

April 26th, 2023 10:41 PM

Tuesday's PBS NewsHour displayed a stark partisan contrast in coverage. It began with eleven minutes of promotional coverage of Biden's re-election announcement, with no mention of Hunter Biden. They then followed with eight minutes of negative coverage about the civil rape trial of Donald Trump as alleged by journalist E. Jean Carroll.


Ignoring Hunter Revelations, PBS Hypes Biden 2024: No 'Big Scandals'

April 22nd, 2023 10:29 AM

The weekly table discussion on PBS NewsHour between Washington Post Associate Editor Jonathan Capehart and New York Times columnist David Brooks spent some time on Friday discussing President Biden’s upcoming re-election campaign. Ignoring all the week’s developments surrounding Hunter, Brooks claimed Biden’s in a good spot, “There hasn't been any obvious gaffes, big…

PBS: Pass Health Care to Boost US Lifespan; End School Lunch 'Crisis'

April 18th, 2023 10:07 PM

The PBS NewsHour Weekend show on Sunday pitched for more Euro-socialist-style government programs -- for the children in a school lunch “crisis,” and in the name of U.S. average life expectancy. To make the argument that the United States should be more like other “industrialized” countries in order to boost U.S. life expectancy, host John Yang teed up a liberal doctor and a universal…

PBS NewsHour Co-Host Pushes Biden Aide Hard from the Left on Abortion

April 16th, 2023 10:23 PM

Before taking the job as PBS News Hour host, Amna Nawaz made her strong abortion-rights views known in an interview with the feminist news site: I think a lot about the rights that will pass on to our daughters. I think we have just lived through a Supreme Court decision that for the first time in modern history has removed rights from a population rather than expanding rights, and I…