NYT Lauds Vulgar Lefty Anti-SCOTUS Podcast: ‘Profane and Meticulous'

July 27th, 2022 9:45 PM

New York Times pop culture reporter Reggie Ugwu, the paper’s podcast specialist, celebrated a left-wing SCOTUS-centered one with an emphasis on vulgarity in “The Hosts of ‘5-4’ Never Trusted the Supreme Court.” Ugwu snuck in cheers for left-wing activism keyed to the overturning of Roe v Wade, and forwarded nasty attacks on conservative Supreme Court justices, under the guise…

NewsBusters Podcast: NPR Disinformation Team, Heal Thyself

July 20th, 2022 9:58 PM

Conservative Twitter pounced on the news that NPR was creating a "disinformation" team, noting NPR puts out its own factually fractured "news." But their avoidance of the Kavanaugh assassination attempt remains stunning.

WALKING ON EGGSHELLS? Rogan Says If Spotify Goes Too Far, He’ll SPLIT

April 1st, 2022 10:49 AM

Besieged podcaster Joe Rogan spoke about sincerity as a core part of his show during a recent podcast, and noted he would end his multimillion-dollar Spotify deal if the platform restricts him too much.

Nina Totenberg and NPR Pals Mourn Partisan Bitterness on Rape Claims

March 22nd, 2022 10:40 PM

Monday's edition of The NPR Politics Podcast sounded a little bizarre to conservatives. Nina Totenberg, who slimed Clarence Thomas in 1991 with unproven sexual harassment claims, joined two colleagues in lamenting the GOP bitterness after Brett Kavanaugh was subjected to unproven rape claims in 2018. Would NPR reporter be bitter if they were accused of rape?

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Rogan Has Beef with ‘Obese’ Bill Gates for Promoting Fake Meat

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February 28th, 2022 11:19 AM

Podcaster and comedian Joe Rogan is clearly fed up with uber-liberal mega-billionaire Bill Gates and his incessant claims that meat-eating is sinful and unhealthy, while at the same time allegedly not being in the best shape himself.

NY Times Prods Big Tech to Ban Podcasts in Name of Political 'Virtue'

March 29th, 2021 4:38 PM

The internet “hall monitors” at the New York Times are back patrolling the nation’s political discourse. On Friday’s front page, reporter Reggie Ugwu prodded Big Tech to police podcasts more aggressively in “On Google Podcasts, Unfiltered Streams of Hate -- Lax Moderation Even as Other Platforms Tighten the Reins.” 

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'View' Hosts Dream of CNN Hacks Moderating Presidential Debates

September 15th, 2020 3:52 PM

In other announcements no one asked for, The View co-hosts shared their fantasy team of presidential debate moderators on Tuesday’s show. Perhaps not surprising, more CNN hacks made their dream list than actual ABC journalists!

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Even Obama’s Speechwriter Doesn’t Think Kamala’s a ‘Moderate’

August 14th, 2020 2:33 PM

When even Obama’s former speechwriter has to come out and tell the media they’re downplaying how radical Kamala Harris is, it’s pretty bad. But that’s exactly what happened during the Obama alumni podcast, Pod Save America Thursday. Former speechwriter and co-host Jon Favreau mocked the media’s characterization of Harris’s politics while taking glee in the idea that progressives…

Michelle O Podcast to Discuss Topics Like Our ‘Reckoning With Race'

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July 16th, 2020 5:08 PM

The Obama media empire continues to gain new ground. In addition to carving out a piece of the Netflix pie, acquiring a hosting gig on PBS Kids, and selling millions and millions of books about her life, Michelle Obama is now getting her very own podcast via the music streaming platform Spotify.

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Obama Staffers, Colbert Bash Trump ‘Giving False Hope' at Briefings

April 10th, 2020 3:45 PM
Despite admitting he hasn’t been keeping up with the Trump administration’s daily coronavirus briefings, Late Show host Stephen Colbert didn’t mind bashing them anyway, with his liberal guests on his early Friday morning show. Colbert had sympathetic listeners in his guests, former Obama staffers and Pod Save America hosts Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett and Tommy Vietor.

Politico: Hillary Clinton's New Podcast Influenced by Howard Stern

February 28th, 2020 6:39 PM
Try to imagine the most guarded, self-protective personalities you know. Chances are good that among that list of people the name of Hillary Clinton pops up. And yet, Politico hilariously wants you to believe that Hillary Clinton is now looking for inspiration on how to conduct her upcoming podcast show to that most open of personalities... Howard Stern.

Cruz Predicts Conclusion to Impeachment on ‘Verdict’ Podcast

January 31st, 2020 11:58 AM
What will be the deciding factor in Senate impeachment trial? How badly do the senators wish to go home, theorized Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). In an episode of the “Verdict with Ted Cruz” podcast titled “A Day in the Life” on Jan. 30, the Senator described to co-host Michael Knowles how the conditions of living and working in the Senate may force a final judgment over the…

NY Times Book Editor Compares Trump Voters to Revolutionary War Rebels

May 31st, 2019 5:38 PM
This could qualify as one of those rare occasions you'll hear a member of the Trump-hating media saying something about Trump voters that just might be interpreted as praise. The person saying it? Pamela Paul, editor of the New York Times Book Review and host of its podcast. The occasion? Her interview on May 24 with historian Rick Atkinson, author of the newly released The British are Coming…

Bill Press on 'Milkshaking' - 'I Love That Idea', Hope it Comes to US

May 22nd, 2019 9:50 PM
Did you hear about the new study out of Berlin which found that 92 percent of left-wing activists still live with their parents? This will come as no surprise to nearly every conservative learning about it. What the study didn't look at though was what percent of left-wing activists never leave adolescence. Chances are, that answer would have been on the high end. Latest example…