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.”
Borat, Hulk Use Twitter to Demand Social Media Censor Speech
November 20th, 2020 4:10 PM
Anybody who looks at leftist celebrity tweets can deduce that their writers are hypersensitive, impulsive, and therefore ready to blurt out invectives at the slightest provocation. They’re also not exactly civil libertarians.
NY Times Says Pandemic Should Stop 'Me First' Conservatism
May 30th, 2020 9:00 AM
The New York Times lead National “news” story on Friday was a full-page opinionated attack on conservatives by NewsBusters regular Jeremy Peters, who once again used the coronavirus pandemic as a cudgel: “‘The Crisis of 2020,’ Predicted in 1991: What’s Next?” Peters first marveled at how the 1991 book “Generations” by William Strauss and Neil Howe, “which introduced a provocative theory that…
CNN's Collins Claims Trump Saying 'Nationalist' Is 'Like Hitler'
October 25th, 2018 9:59 AM
On Tuesday's The Situation Room, liberal CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin and correspondent Kaitlan Collins got into a surprising debate over whether it was appropriate for President Donald Trump to call himself a "nationalist" as Collins claimed that the word "nationalism" had become "like Hitler" while Toobin seemed out of character as he defended the President…
‘Murphy Brown’ Calls White Conservative Men 'Dinosaurs'
October 19th, 2018 12:14 AM
The fourth episode of CBS’s Murphy Brown reboot was rather uneventful, at least compared to the first few. Most of the storyline was devoted to a Steve Bannon-like character who has written a book about, essentially, the MAGA agenda. Murphy is being pressured by the network to interview the guy for the ratings it would bring her Murphy in the Morning show.
CNN Gives Reagan Daughter Patti Davis Forum to Liken Trump to Hitler
August 18th, 2018 3:16 PM
On Friday's CNN Tonight, host Don Lemon hyped a Washington Post op ed by liberal author Patti Davis -- the daughter of former President Ronald Reagan -- and gave her a forum to compare the Trump administration to Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany. Not mentioned by the CNN host is that it is hardly surprising that Davis would be critical of a right-leaning President since she has a long…
Michael Eric Dyson: Trump Using 'KKK Language' While Slamming Omarosa
August 14th, 2018 7:17 PM
During the ongoing fallout over Omarosa Manigault Newman’s attention-seeking book tour, Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson slammed the President for calling the author a “dog” in a tweet and went so far as to accuse Trump of using “KKK language” in his attacks. Tuesday afternoon on CNN, Dyson accused Trump of “evoking an entire…
CNN's Blackwell: Bannon 'Extremism' More Newsworthy Than Farrakhan
March 11th, 2018 5:09 PM
On New Day Sunday, CNN viewers finally saw the recent controversy over Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan's ties to Democrats at least mentioned by someone other than Jake Tapper during a discussion of former Donald Trump advisor Steve Bannon's speech to a right-wing political group in France. But -- in spite of the incendiary and blatantly racist nature of some of Farrakhan'…
Pot, Meet Kettle: NPR Talks Up 'Epidemic' of Team Trump Sexual Assault
February 15th, 2018 1:35 PM
On Tuesday's Fresh Air on NPR, host Terry Gross and her guest, liberal author Joshua Green, discussed how Trump and Trump-affiliated Republicans somehow created an "epidemic" of sexual assault. Green wrote a book on Trump adviser Steve Bannon unsubtly titled Devil's Bargain. Gross briefly mentioned NPR has its own sexual harassment problem ("epidemic"?).
Matthews Touts Wolff’s ‘Facts’; Lies About Bannon Creating Breitbart
January 9th, 2018 8:31 PM
Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff stopped by Tuesday’s Hardball for his latest interview and he used the chance to lament with host Chris Matthews that it’s “a tragedy” that Steve Bannon has been ousted from Breitbart but Donald Trump hasn’t been removed from the presidency. Right off the bat, Matthews pushed some fake news in wondering what Wolff made about…
Network Coverage of Trump Gossip Book Beats Out Iranian Uprising
January 4th, 2018 10:03 PM
Thursday marked one week since the small protests in Mashhad, Iran that sparked the ongoing, country-wide uprising that’s left the tyrannical regime in a panic. Thursday also marked the second day since numerous salacious passages from journalist Michael Wolff’s gossip-laden book about Trump’s White House were released to the press. Despite the growth and length of the Iran…
MSNBC: Even If ‘Not All’ of Trump Book Is True, ‘Spirit Is’ Accurate
January 4th, 2018 12:30 PM
Close enough. That’s the assessment from MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle in regard to the new book featuring incendiary quotes from ex-White House official Steve Bannon. Ruhle, like other liberal journalists, suddenly is fascinated with Bannon. She enthused on Thursday, “He was one of the most senior people in the White House, a close adviser to the President, and this book takes us inside…
MSNBC's Meacham: Doug Jones Win Is 'Good News for the Country'
December 13th, 2017 9:00 PM
On Wednesday's MSNBC Live with Craig Melvin, MSNBC contributor and historian Jon Meacham made no pretense of being unbiased as he used a Winston Churchill quote to declare Democrat Doug Jones's victory over Roy Moore in Alabama to be "the right thing," and added that "that's probably good news for the country inarguably."
MSNBC Republican Slams Breitbart 'KKK Wannabes,' 'Right-Wing Nuts'
November 4th, 2017 12:03 PM
On Saturday's AM Joy, guest Richard Painter -- a University of Minnesota professor and former Bush administration offiical -- was again trashing Breitbart News and "so-called religious conservatives," as he smeared them as being linked to radical groups like the Ku Klux Klan. The frequent MSNBC guest brought up the KKK twice in about one minute of commentary, and ended up deriding…