NPR Story on Outdoor Worship Skips Double Standard as Business Reopens

September 13th, 2020 11:19 AM

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On Saturday morning NPR’s Weekend Edition aired a somber story about how the Catholic Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Sacramento is celebrating Mass in a concrete alley, with the priest celebrating from a fire escape. But there was something missing -- anyone who objected to these restrictions...and the fact that Sacramento County allowed businesses to reopen at…

NPR Promotes Attack on Trump's VOA Boss Cracking Down on Liberal Tilt

September 7th, 2020 7:21 AM

The last people who should try to sound credible about preventing bias and preserving neutrality in government-funded broadcasting is NPR, but  media reporter David Folkenflik has aired several stories in the last few weeks touting the complaints about political interference in the Voice of America news service, now run by Trump appointee Michael Pack. This is a massive conflict of…

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NPR: Trump's Not Reaganesque, Complaining About Pro-Biden Media Bias!

September 5th, 2020 6:26 PM

On Friday, the traveling/groveling Biden press corps deeply embarrassed themselves with a series of questions begging Biden to denounce President Trump in the strongest terms. On Saturday, NPR political analyst Ron Elving dismissed President Trump's complaints about the extremely soft questions at Joe Biden's Friday news conference. "Can you imagine Ronald Reagan or Dwight Eisenhower saying…

NPR Admits Major OVERREACH on 'Without Evidence' and Pro-Looting Book

September 3rd, 2020 9:55 PM

On Tuesday morning, NPR Public Editor (or ombudsman) Kelly McBride admitted the taxpayer-funded network had overreached on two recent pieces highlighted here at NewsBusters. We asked readers to contact McBride, so hopefully that convinced her to issue these verdicts admitting errors and overreach.

Column: When Reporters Babble 'Without Evidence'

September 2nd, 2020 6:19 AM

One of the common tropes we see in everyday news coverage is the claim that something President Trump or his supporters say is “without evidence.” This is a stark factual claim. Sometimes, it’s starkly wrong. The hashtag #DefundNPR started trending on September 1 after NPR tweeted Trump claimed "without evidence" that Kyle Rittenhouse fired his gun in Kenosha in self-defense. 

Media ‘Fact-Checkers’ Are ‘Lying’ About Biden’s Pro-Abortion Stance

Culture
August 27th, 2020 4:51 PM

Even the abortion-worshipping mainstream media isn’t so delusional as to think that the Biden-Harris presidential ticket’s stance on abortion is a good look for your average American voter.

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PBS Turns to Totenberg to Lament Biden Failed to Ruin Clarence Thomas

August 19th, 2020 9:49 PM

In the hour leading up to Night Three of the Democrat convention, PBS aired a profile of Biden’s career by reporter Lisa Desjardins, starring liberal-bias legend Nina Totenberg of NPR. Biden was judged positively for beating Robert Bork’s nomination for the Supreme Court in 1987, and negatively for not helping Anita Hill enough to defeat Clarence Thomas in 1991.

NR Is Blunt: 'NPR Remains Journalistically Incompetent'

August 1st, 2020 6:51 PM

On Thursday, Kevin Williamson at National Review described how "NPR Remains Journalistically Incompetent." His target was Morning Edition anchor  David Greene: "If you would like an example of how it is that our political discourse gets dumber by the day, tune in to NPR."

FRAUD: NPR Cues Up 'Republican Response' from Biden Campaigners

July 31st, 2020 12:12 PM

On Friday, NPR anchor Rachel Martin brought on a “Republican” from "Republicans for the Rule of Law," a group founded to get Trump impeached and removed from office. Once again, the leftist media pretends "Republicans for Biden" can be offered as a "Republican response" to Trump's actions. 

Brit Hume Rips WSJ News Team for Skipping Dem Rudeness to Barr

July 29th, 2020 9:06 PM

There were some surprises in the last 24 hours in media coverage of the very contentious House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday with Attorney General William Barr.

NPR Censors Little Sisters of the Poor From SCOTUS Case They Won

Business
July 9th, 2020 11:06 AM

Catholic nuns won their challenge against the ObamaCare mandate to cover contraception. But in the NPR story, they were none. Public radio hid that the left was trying to force a religious order to violate its faith.

Column: Lincoln Statues Must Go, Margaret Sanger Stays?

July 3rd, 2020 7:06 AM

The Left is interested in taking down all kinds of statues, which raises an obvious question: Where are the states the Left has put up? No one's ripping those down. No one has touched the statue of Margaret Sanger in Boston, for example. 

Bill Barr Strongly Attacks Media on 'Systemic Racism' in NPR Interview

June 27th, 2020 3:13 PM

Attorney General William Barr submitted to an interview with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, and he received a pile of questions suggesting Barr is too subservient to Trump, especially in undoing the Russiagate narrative. But the best part came when they discussed systemic racism! Barr brought the pain to the media...

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NPR Touts Planned Parenthood Backing Biden in 'Life & Death Election'

June 16th, 2020 8:48 AM

Is NPR hopelessly liberal, living inside a bubble? Yes. They posted this online headline without any noticeable fraction of smirking irony: 

"Planned Parenthood Backs Biden, Seeing a 'Life And Death Election' Ahead"