NewsBusters Podcast: Hunter Paints Corruption While Reid Spews Hate

July 26th, 2021 4:53 PM

The night crew makes it return as Curtis Houck and Nicholas Fondacaro will be serving as co-hosts for the week with Tim Graham out of the office. On today’s episode, the guys went through the liberal media’s silence on Hunter Biden’s latest escapade, Carl Bernstein calling Trump a “war criminal,” Tucker Carlson being harassed in public, and the rest of the past week’s news that Fondacaro…

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Bozell: Press MUST Investigate Biden's 'Brazen' 'Corruption'

July 26th, 2021 11:57 AM

Media Research Center Founder and President Brent Bozell appeared on Fox Business on Monday and demanded that journalists do their jobs and investigate the “brazen” “corruption” of the Biden family. Talking to Varney and Co. guest host Ashley Webster, Bozell insisted, “The media really needs to investigate what's going on with this family that they are so brazen in this kind of…

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Painting Over Scandal: Nets Ignore Hunter Biden’s Latest Art Antics

July 23rd, 2021 11:20 PM

In an unsurprising move, Hunter Biden’s life of corruption reared its head this week as, in addition to a dubious arrangement in which he (and the public) supposedly won’t find out who purchased his art when it goes on sale, he’ll be attending an art exhibition that will feature said paintings. Of course, ABC, CBS, and NBC saw zero reason to cover it on their top morning or evening newscasts…

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On CNN, Obama Ethics Chief Doesn't Hold Back Blasting Hunter Art Deal

July 23rd, 2021 12:17 PM

Friday, the network had on Walter Shaub, former ethics chief under President Obama, to call out the White House for secretly working out a deal to sell First Son Hunter Biden’s artwork. Even the hosts didn’t bother to try to defend the questionable move, despite putting all their effort in before the election to discount the Hunter laptop scandal.

Column: CNN's Lemon of a Town Hall Meeting

July 23rd, 2021 5:29 AM

CNN became apoplectic whenever Donald Trump called them “fake news,” but on July 21, they offered President Biden a nationally televised boost that can accurately be described as a “fake town hall.” The audience was "invitation only," the questions were pre-screened. Nothing interesting would happen. 

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Onslaught: Psaki Comes Under Fire on Covid, CRT, Hunter, Masks

July 22nd, 2021 11:44 PM

Following a day off due to President Biden’s CNN town hall in Ohio, Thursday’s White House press briefing gave us another welcome surprise as Press Secretary Jen Psaki found herself under the gun from not just Fox’s Peter Doocy, but a variety of reporters on issues such as Covid cases inside the administration, Critical Race Theory, Hunter Biden’s artwork, and masking.

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EYE ROLL: CNN’s Biden Town Hall Went Exactly the Way You Expected

July 22nd, 2021 12:41 AM

On Wednesday night, President Biden was granted the second town hall of his presidency (and third in the last year) by his adoring fanboys and girls at CNN and, not surprisingly, the Jeffrey Zucker-led network made sure that the 80-minute event was little more than a foot-massage (or smelling of the hair since that suits his fancy).

NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Hunter Biden, Watercolor Grifter

July 14th, 2021 5:27 PM

The latest NewsBusters Podcast addresses the Hunter Biden art-sale scandal -- Paintergate? -- and how the NBC Nightly News actually aired a story addressing the ethical concerns around the president's rehabbed son selling his painting for as much as $500,000 to buyers who will remain unknown to Joe and Hunter Biden. NBC interviewed Obama's former ethics czar Walter Shaub, who thought…

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NBC Stumbles into Journalism: Finds Ethics Issue With Hunter’s Art

July 12th, 2021 11:34 PM

NBC Nightly News stumbled into real journalism on Monday, when the network became the first network newscast to give airtime to the ethical controversy surrounding Hunter Biden using his family name to sell his so-called artwork. Not only did they report on how this was creating problems for the White House, but correspondent Stephanie Gosk highlighted art critics ripping his works…

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Welcome Surprise: CBS’s Jiang Presses Psaki on Hunter Biden’s Artwork

July 9th, 2021 6:48 PM

Friday’s White House press briefing featured an important and welcome surprise as CBS senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang used her front-row spot in the Briefing Room to repeatedly question Press Secretary Jen Psaki about the administration’s role in the upcoming sale of Hunter Biden’s art collection in New York City.

ArtNet Gives Glowing Coverage to Novice 'Painter' Hunter Biden

June 17th, 2021 9:55 PM

Move over van Gogh and Picasso. There is another artistic genius about to enter the scene. Hunter Biden. Until now, the world mostly thought his skills lay in his locomotive expertise thanks to years of riding the Amtrak choo-choo, according to Politico (though we've come to know it involved being adroit at doing cocaine). However, we now find out that his choo-…

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Column: The Hunter Biden Omission Continues

June 1st, 2021 6:02 AM

It’s a feeling you get that echoes last fall, a sense that every new example of investigative journalism on the Hunter Biden laptop is going to be ignored by the “mainstream media.” The latest New York Post report is as ignored as the first. 

Hunter Biden's Book Is a Bust Despite All the Media Hype

April 18th, 2021 7:50 AM

Despite all the media hype, the new Hunter Biden book, "Beautiful Things," sold only 10,000 copies in its first week and is hovering this weekend around #50,000 at Amazon.

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NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Jimmy Kimmel's Cuddle with Hunter Biden

April 9th, 2021 5:05 PM

Hunter Biden's softball interview with Jimmy Kimmel is the subject of the latest NewsBusters Podcast. Brian Stelter tweeted on Monday that "This week Hunter has been on CBS, NPR and the BBC, and on Thursday he'll be on Kimmel, but he's avoiding more overtly political and partisan spaces." He meant Fox, but he thinks every outlet and program he listed isn't partisan or political.