PBS 'Frustrated' By Lack Of 'Nuance' On Reaction To Campus Encampments

April 27th, 2024 10:00 AM

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart both claimed to be “frustrated” on Friday's PBS NewsHour that the encampments occurring on college campuses are not being treated with the “nuance” they deserve. They both called for the anti-Semitic among the demonstrators to be expelled, but insisted most are honest and…


PBS Defends 'The Unhoused' From 'Punitive' Bans on Street Camping

April 23rd, 2024 1:51 PM

Sunday’s edition of PBS News Weekend spent 13 minutes out of its allotted 25 taking the loose liberal attitude toward homelessness (or “the unhoused”) as a Supreme Court case looms. PBS found yet another liberal, an assistant public health professor at Cornell University, to make its preferred ideological case in the first homeless segment, arguing an Oregon law limiting homeless…


PBS Mourns 'Far-Right' Influence on GOP While Encouraging Far-Left

April 20th, 2024 10:12 AM

It was a foreign policy-heavy edition of PBS NewsHour’s weekly Friday news recap segment with New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart. Together with host William Brangham, the duo would claim that the “far-right” threatens to throw the GOP into chaos for its opposition to Ukraine aid, but not only did the far-left…

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…


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.”


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."


NBC Hopes Biden Student Loan Bailout Will Attract Disaffected Youth

April 9th, 2024 12:45 AM

Under normal circumstances, a new student loan bailout program would garner significant evening newscast airtime. But with Eclipsemania ongoing, only NBC Nightly News made time to talk about Biden’s new schemes, and only then as a device with which to segue to the real story: that the youths are extremely dissatisfied with President Joe Biden.


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?


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." 


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…


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.


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…