NPR Pushes Unproven Claim That Female Google Employees Stayed Home

August 10th, 2017 3:39 PM
Monday evening, National Public Radio published a tweet about the Google-free speech controversy that raised eyebrows and brought on torrents of ridicule, namely that "some women at the company skipped work today, upset by the leaked memo" written by now-fired software engineer James Damore. It turns out that the basis for the claim is so extraordinarily thin that it shouldn't have been reported.

Press Whitewashes Bloomberg Anti-Gun Group's Pathetic Presence at Indy

April 30th, 2014 10:21 PM
Last weekend in Indianapolis, a reported 80,000 people attended the 143rd NRA Annual Meeting. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's group Everytown For Gun Safety was also present — but barely. Media coverage of that group's activities largely tiptoed around the tiny number of people, some allegedly paid, the group was able to gather. Let's start with a Sunday morning report from NPR's…

NPR Notes 'U.S. Struggles to Evacuate Libya, Others Don't

February 24th, 2011 9:08 PM
Earlier today I noted that mainstream media have not been critical of the Obama administration's poor efforts at evacuating American nationals from Libya. Oddly enough it appears the taxpayer-subsidized NPR has. From Bill Chappell's Feb. 24 blog post, "U.S. Struggles to Evacuate Libya; Others Don't":