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TAX $ AT WORK: NPR Trashes GOP As Enabling Trump’s ‘Proto-Authoritarian Cult’

June 10, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ A large minority of Americans voted for Donald Trump for president, and their tax dollars go in part to fund National Public Radio….which trashes the president as a wannabe tyrant. On the June 4 edition of the national talk show Fresh Air, they used this headline at NPR.org: Journalist Explains Why […]

NPR Rolls Out Red Carpet For Muslim Leftists Mourning Media Bias Against Omar, Tlaib

February 10, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ NPR’s badly named evening newscast All Things Considered recently devoted two eight-minute segments to anchor Audie Cornish soliciting the radical thoughts of Muslim activists in Dearborn, Michigan. In the first, on January 31, a man named Iltefat Hamzavi fried up this hate nugget: “I’ve been at many dinner tables where somebody […]

Downsize Your House? Downsize Your Family? NPR Pushes Beto On Climate Crackdown

June 17, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Democratic candidates generally don’t have much to fear from interviews on National Public Radio, but Morning Edition anchor Steve Inskeep raised our eyebrows by pushing Beto O’Rourke a bit on Friday on what people will be forced to give up under liberal climate-change policies. The liberal media often focus on the […]

NPR Talk Show ‘1A’ Devotes Hour To Pro-Abortion Viewpoint, It’s Just ‘Pregnancy Tissue’

May 28, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The National Public Radio talk show 1A did an hour on new “restrictive” laws on abortion on Tuesday, but it was not a debate, it was a pro-abortion show. Substitute host Sasha-Ann Symons announced “we understand passions run very high, but we want today’s conversation to focus on the impact and […]

NPR Anchor Asks If GOP Using The ‘Mob’ Word Will ‘Backfire’ With Women

October 15, 2018 by

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By Tim Graham ~ On Friday’s night’s All Things Considered, the Week in Politics segment began by pushing the theme that the Republican rhetoric about “mobs” is all wrong, and will harm them in the midterms. NPR anchor Ailsa Chang (pictured) brought no context about protesters mobbing the front door of the Supreme Court, or […]

John Kelly’s Scathing Criticism Of ‘Vicious’ Press On NPR Left On The Cutting-Room Floor

May 14, 2018 by

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By Tim Graham ~ White House chief of staff John Kelly surprised the liberal media by granting an interview to National Public Radio, something Donald Trump hasn’t done in his brief political career. Kelly talked to John Burnett, who knew Kelly as a press briefer when he was embedded with the troops in southern Iraq. […]

NPR, PBS Offer Five Times As Much Coverage To Feminists Compared To Pro-Life March

January 23, 2018 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Taxpayer-supported radio and TV showed the same pattern of liberal favoritism as the commercial TV newscasts, devoting more attention to the feminist Left over the weekend than to the pro-life conservatives. From Friday through Sunday, NPR’s newscasts devoted 10 minutes and five seconds to the annual March for Life. But the […]

NPR And PBS, The Biggest Sexual Harassment Hypocrites

December 3, 2017 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ The swift revolution against sexual harassment is ending the careers of a series of media “icons,” left and right, but perhaps nowhere is this hypocrisy more notable (and deeper) than at PBS and NPR. These were the entities that made sexual harassment the boiling feminist issue during the […]

NPR Tiptoes With Staunch Atheist: ‘Religion,’ Not Islam, Plays A Role In Modern Terrorism

May 30, 2017 by

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By Tim Graham ~ On Saturday morning’s Weekend Edition, in the wake of the despicable bombing of the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, NPR host Scott Simon welcomed staunch atheist Richard Dawkins, author of (most notably) The God Delusion, to discuss the role of “religion” in terrorism. Simon tiptoed around singling out one particular […]

WashPost Prints Op-Ed: ‘NPR And PBS Don’t Need Tax Money Anymore’

March 27, 2017 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The Washington Post published an op-ed on Sunday headlined “NPR and PBS don’t need tax money anymore.” Manhattan Institute vice president Howard Husock is uniquely qualified on the topic: he’s a former producer for Boston PBS superstation WGBH and now serves on the board of directors of the Corporation for Public […]

NPR Notes Hillary’s ‘Very Few’ Pressers; ‘May Have A Point’ In Skipping

August 6, 2016 by

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By Matthew Balan ~ Friday’s Morning Edition on NPR spotlighted Hillary Clinton’s “very few and far between” press conferences during her presidential campaign so far. David Folkenflik pointed out how it’s been “more than two months” since Mrs. Clinton was confronted about her lack of pressers, and how she “suggested there are other, better ways […]

NPR Offers ‘Trump Training’ To Help Reporters Deal With Violence

March 24, 2016 by

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By Randy Hall ~ There’s no doubt that the current presidential campaign has been more antagonistic than previous contests for the White House, and as a result, one national news organization is taking action to train its correspondents in “hostile environment awareness.” According to an article by Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi, the National […]

‘Real Excellence’? NPR Honors Anniversary Of Atheist ‘Dark Materials’ Trilogy For Kids

September 28, 2015 by

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By Tim Graham ~ On Saturday, NPR’s Weekend Edition celebrated atheist author Philip Pullman and the His Dark Materials trilogy he wrote for middle-schoolers, a sort of anti-Narnia series. Anchor Scott Simon celebrated the 20th anniversary of the first book in this trilogy and interviewed Pullman as he sat a BBC studio in Oxford, hinting […]

NPR Argues Los Angeles ‘Reflects America’ Better Than Washington Does

September 23, 2013 by

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By Tim Graham ~ This is the view of National Public Radio brass: “L.A. kind of reflects America a lot more than Washington does.” If you believe that, you’ll believe the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” represent housewives. There are even fewer conservatives in Los Angeles than there are in DC, so that might be […]

NPR Coos Over ‘Creating Passionate Environmentalists’ To Pressure Colleges To Dump Coal Stocks

May 11, 2013 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Today’s proof that National Public Radio is your taxpayer-funded rip-and-read press-release service for the Left: a Morning Edition story summarized as “College Divestment Campaigns Creating Passionate Environmentalists.” Reporter Elizabeth Shogren compared Brown University’s anti-coal campaign to anti-apartheid campaigns of the 1980s: “Students at more than 300 colleges in the United States […]

NPR Honors Hitchens the Scabrous Nun-Basher As ‘International Sensation’ of Atheism

December 19, 2011 by

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By Tim Graham National Public Radio is a playground for all the factions of the liberal base, including the atheists. That was clear on Friday with the passing of atheist author Christopher Hitchens. NPR didn’t shrink from noticing that Hitchens viciously bashed the globally beloved nun Mother Teresa of Calcutta. They even reran a quote […]

NPR Political Director: ‘The President is Exactly Right’ About Immigration Politics

May 15, 2011 by

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By Tim Graham On Wednesday afternoon’s Talk of the Nation on National Public Radio, NPR political director Ken Rudin told host Neal Conan that of course, President Obama was “exactly right” in his El Paso speech to say Republicans are never satisfied on immigration, and want a moat with alligators in it: CONAN: And this is […]

Democrat Congressman Wants to ‘Defund’ Fox News

March 19, 2011 by

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By Noel Sheppard The Left’s panic concerning the defunding of NPR has become quite comical in recent days. Take for example Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) who took to the House floor Thursday and said, “If my friends on the other side of the aisle want to strip funding from NPR because they believe — wrongly, […]

NPR Fires Juan Williams For Telling The Truth

October 22, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba The headline on the National Public Radio website said, “NPR Ends Williams’ Contract After Muslim Remarks”, but it should have said, “NPR Fires Williams for Telling the Truth.” I am familiar with Juan Williams as Fox News Channel’s designated liberal. I have often wondered how Williams found time for NPR because he […]

NPR Producer Would Revel in Watching Limbaugh Die

July 25, 2010 by

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From the Desk of: David Martin, Executive Vice President, Media Research Center Sarah Spitz, a National Public Radio producer, shocked even herself by the level of hatred she harbors for Rush Limbaugh. She said in an email that she would, “Laugh loudly like a maniac and watch [Rush Limbaugh’s] eyes bug out” as he writhed […]