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  • GOP Senators Urge NPR To ‘Start A Course Correction’ Amid Left-Wing Bias Controversy

    04/29/2024 9:17:51 PM PDT · by chickenlips · 16 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | April 29, 2024 | Daniel Chaitin
    A group of Republican senators reached out to National Public Radio (NPR), urging the network to “start a course correction” to shake off a left-wing bias controversy under the leadership of CEO Katherine Maher. Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) led a letter sent to Maher on Monday, highlighting concerns raised by Uri Berliner, a longtime editor at NPR who resigned this month after he stoked fresh scrutiny of the media organization with claims that it “lost America’s trust” with an increasingly leftist bent. “It is not NPR’s job to tell Americans what to think but to inform them with unbiased facts....
  • Perspective: A New Breed Of RINO

    04/27/2024 9:04:58 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 27 replies
    Northern Public Radio WNIJ ^ | 8/4/20 | Joe Rossner
    RINO, Republican In Name Only, is a slur used against Republicans who fail one or more extreme right wing purity tests. It’s likely Reagan, Goldwater, the Bushes, Eisenhower, John McCain and other Republicans icons would be labeled RINOs by the standards of Trumpism. Here's a new term – PINO. Patriot In Name Only. Examples: If you disrespect 1st Amendment's free press protections and call Journalists “Enemies of the People,” you may be a PINO.
  • Woke NPR Places 'Trigger Warning' on Declaration of Independence

    04/23/2024 6:50:23 AM PDT · by Sam77 · 26 replies
    The Daily Fetched ^ | 23 April 2024 | Jason Walsh
    Taxpayer-funded National Public Radio has placed a trigger warning on the Declaration of Independence, a move that demonstrates how hopelessly woke the station has become. The news comes just weeks after a longtime employee blew the whistle on how the organization shifted to publishing far-left dribble after Donald Trump won in 2016.
  • Quotations from Chairman Maher - NPR’s new CEO exemplifies the ideological capture of America’s institutions.

    04/19/2024 5:17:33 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 19 replies
    City Journal ^ | 17 Apr, 2024 | Christopher F. Rufo
    Katherine Maher has a golden résumé, with stints and affiliations at UNICEF, the Atlantic Council, the World Economic Forum, the State Department, Stanford University, and the Council on Foreign Relations. She was chief executive officer and executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation. And, as of last month, she is CEO of National Public Radio. Mere weeks into this new role, Maher has stepped into controversy. Long-time NPR senior editor Uri Berliner published a scathing indictment of the self-professed “public” media service’s ideological capture. Rather than address the substance of these criticisms—which will ring true to anyone who has listened to...
  • NPR CEO Complains About the First Amendment - "The Number One Challenge..."

    04/18/2024 10:23:10 AM PDT · by Sam77 · 13 replies
    Bongino Report ^ | 18 April 2024 | Matt Palumbo
    New video was resurfaced showing NPR’s new CEO Katherine Maher complaining about the first amendment on a panel hosted by the Atlantic Council. According to the Daily Mail: Maher called the First Amendment the “number one challenge” in American journalism during a panel discussion. Maher noted the First Amendment provides a “fairly robust protection of rights,” making it “a little tricky to address some of the real challenges of where bad information comes from.”
  • VIDEO: NPR CEO Channels O'Brien's Fingers from Room 101

    04/17/2024 9:30:53 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 11 replies
    Rumble ^ | April 17, 2024 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOKatherine Maher, the CEO of National Public Radio, revealed her inner O'Brien when discussing how there is no single objective truth. Her 1984 type blather comes directly from the Neiman Lab at Harvard whose guiding philosophy is something called "Solidarity Journalism" which has become the prevailing philosophy of liberal "journalists." Here are direct quotes about Solidarity Journalism taken directly from the Nieman Lab webisite (link at bottom):"Solidarity eclipses objectivity as journalism’s dominant ideal."“Objectivity as an aspirational ideal ends up encouraging journalists to avoid addressing what matters.”"Aiming for objectivity as a way to resolve uncertainty, though, leads journalism far astray from...
  • NPR suspends veteran editor Uri Berliner who called out left-wing bias

    04/16/2024 7:33:01 AM PDT · by MAGA2017 · 34 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/16/24 | y Alexandra Steigrad
    NPR has suspended Uri Berliner, the senior editor who published a bombshell essay a week ago that claimed that the publicly funded outlet has “lost America’s trust” by approaching news stories with a left-wing bias. NPR media writer David Folkenflik revealed on Tuesday that Berliner beginning on Friday was suspended for five days without pay. Folkenflik, who reviewed a copy of the letter from NPR brass, said that the company told the editor he had failed to secure its approval for outside work for other news outlets — a requirement of NPR journalists. NPR called the letter a “final warning,”...
  • NPR suspends veteran editor as it grapples with his public criticism

    04/16/2024 7:50:38 AM PDT · by billorites · 53 replies
    NPR ^ | April 16, 2024 | David Folkenflik
    NPR has formally punished Uri Berliner, the senior editor who publicly argued a week ago that the network had "lost America's trust" by approaching news stories with a rigidly progressive mindset. Berliner's five-day suspension without pay, which began last Friday, has not been previously reported. Yet the public radio network is grappling in other ways with the fallout from Berliner's essay for the online news site The Free Press. It angered many of his colleagues, led NPR leaders to announce monthly internal reviews of the network's coverage, and gave fresh ammunition to conservative and partisan Republican critics of NPR, including...
  • NPR, New York Times are in immense turmoil with the world on the verge of global conflict

    04/14/2024 9:09:44 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | 13 Apr 2024 | Michael Goodwin
    The world is the verge of global conflict, America is splintered into angry factions and New York is sliding into hell. On the other hand, the newsrooms of the New York Times and National Public Radio are in turmoil. OK, that’s hardly as important as the widespread surge of violence and disorder, but we have to take good news where we find it. And these internal media battles are good news because the lefty outlets are getting a taste of their own medicine. Although the details differ, the common denominator is that insiders at both places are accusing management of...
  • JUST IN: NPR Editor Who Claimed Liberal Bias at Outlet Announces Resignation

    04/17/2024 8:12:52 AM PDT · by billorites · 31 replies
    Mediaite ^ | April 17, 2024 | Aidan McLaughlin
    Uri Berliner, the veteran NPR editor who accused the outlet of liberal bias earlier this month, announced his resignation on Wednesday. NPR suspended Berliner after he criticized the public radio network in an op-ed and interview with The Free Press. “I am resigning from NPR, a great American institution where I have worked for 25 years,” he wrote in his resignation, which he posted to X, formerly Twitter. “I don’t support calls to defund NPR,” Berliner wrote. “I respect the integrity of my colleagues and wish for NPR to thrive and do important journalism. But I cannot work in a...
  • Another Example of How the Liberal Media Doesn’t Support Trump Getting a Fair Trial

    04/17/2024 5:44:46 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 11 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 17 Apr 2024 | Matt MArgolis
    The Constitution guarantees everyone the right to a fair trial. The presumption of innocence and the right to a fair trial are cornerstones of American values. Yet Democrats, who claim to be the party of protecting "our democracy," have made it abundantly clear that they would not afford Trump the same fairness that they would demand for anyone else. During Tuesday's episode of ABC's "The View," Sunny Hostin expressed concern about the upcoming criminal trial involving former President Trump and his non-disclosure agreement with Stormy Daniels. Hostin expressed her concern that the presence of a Trump supporter might compromise the...
  • NPR’s queen of the Karens

    04/17/2024 5:32:21 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 43 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 16 Apr 2024 | Conn Carroll
    Sometimes, a person enters the public spotlight and is such an embodiment of an established stereotype that it seems impossible for him or her to be a real person. If Tom Wolfe wanted to capture the essence of arrogant, alienated progressivism, he would reject NPR’s new CEO, Katherine Maher, as too unbelievably on point. ... t would be impossible to create a resume of a person more disconnected from Americans and more intertwined with the wealthy, urban, globalist elite who run the largest banks, media companies, and nonprofit groups in the United States. In other words, Maher has the perfect...
  • Exclusive: All Things Considered, Lawmakers Say It’s Time To Defund NPR

    04/19/2024 7:03:22 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 50 replies
    The Federalist ^ | APRIL 19, 2024 | M.D. KITTLE
    All things considered, National Public Radio represents the left wing of American journalism. Conservatives, of course, have known that for years. It took a veteran NPR editor with an ax to grind and some resurfaced tweets to drive home the point that the “Fresh Air” of public radio stinks with leftist bias. “Too many media outlets push their slanted agenda instead of reporting the news. National Public Radio has a track record of promoting an anti-American narrative on the taxpayer dime, while suppressing dissenting viewpoints,” Good said in a statement to The Federalist. “My legislation would ensure no taxpayer dollars...
  • NPR's Katherine Maher: "the number one challenge" in her fight against disinformation is "the First Amendment in the United States," which makes it "a little bit tricky" to censor "bad information"

    04/17/2024 3:42:03 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 57 replies
    X ^ | Apr 17, 2024 | Katherine Maher via @realchrisrufo
    On XApr 17, 2024 TRANSCRIPT:Katherine Maher: The number one challenge here that we see is, of course, the First Amendment in the United States... is a fairly robust protection of rights, and that is a protection of rights, both for platforms, which I actually think is very important. The platforms have those rights to regulate what kind of content they want on their sites, but it also means it is a little bit tricky to really address some of the real challenges of 'where does bad information come from?' and some of the influence peddlers who have made a real...
  • Airport director involved in shootout previously at center of property dispute

    03/21/2024 3:39:19 PM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 30 replies
    NPR ^ | 3/20/24 | Josie Lenora
    Bryan Malinowski, who was involved in a shootout with federal agents Tuesday, was also involved in a legal fight with a neighbor over the placement of a mailbox, claiming it was placed illegally on his property. A judge would go on to side with Malinowski’s neighbor, years before the 53-year-old director of Little Rock's Clinton National Airport was involved in the Tuesday shooting with agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. In August 2018, Malinowski sued Eric and Victoria Pinter, who lived next to a property he owned. He said the year before they “without consultation or...
  • Atlanta DA admits to a relationship with Trump case prosecutor but defends her actions

    02/12/2024 2:54:41 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 15 replies
    NPR ^ | 02 12 2024 | Stephen Fowler
    Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is strongly pushing back against claims she violated federal law and ethical standards by having a personal relationship with a lead prosecutor on the 2020 election interference case against former President Donald Trump and others. In a court filing Friday, Willis said the relationship with Nathan Wade, who was hired to work the case in 2021, did not begin until 2022 and allegations that the pair financially benefit from prosecuting the case are "meritless." The filing asks a judge to deny a Trump codefendant's motion last month to dismiss charges. "To be absolutely clear,...
  • NPR’s New CEO Under Fire Over Social Media Postings

    01/29/2024 10:57:57 AM PST · by Red Badger · 47 replies ^ | January 28, 2024 | Johnathan Turley
    The new CEO for National Public Radio (NPR) has become instant news over social media postings that she deleted before the recent announcement of her selection. Katherine Maher is the former CEO of Wikipedia and sought to remove controversial postings on subjects ranging from looters to Trump. Shannon Thaler at the New York Post reassembled Maher’s deleted postings including a 2018 declaration that “Donald Trump is a racist” and a variety of race-based commentary. That included a statement that appeared to excuse looting: She is also quoted for saying that “white silence is complicity.” She has described her own “hysteric...
  • Major Liberal City Set to Discipline Students Based on Their Race and Gender (Identity for 'Restorative Justice'(Portland)

    12/06/2023 5:52:25 AM PST · by aquila48 · 29 replies
    Western journal ^ | December 5, 2023 | Jack Davis
    The district said it wanted to solve the problem that non-white students were suspended too often, according to Oregon Public Broadcasting. “Black, Native American, and other students of color are referred out of class significantly more often,” the district’s Collective Bargaining Team said in a letter to families last month. “Students receiving special education services also bear the burden of disproportionate discipline. This ‘discipline’ is far from the root of the term ‘discipline’: to instruct, train, and educate,” the letter said. The new collective bargaining agreement requires that when a student exhibits “continuous disruptive behavior,” a “support plan” must be...
  • ‘JERK!’ House Republican GOES OFF on Kevin McCarthy, Claims Ex-Speaker Pushed Him in Wild Confrontation

    11/14/2023 8:56:38 AM PST · by Miami Rebel · 14 replies
    mediaite ^ | 11/14/2023 | Ken Meyer
    Representative Tim Burchett (R-TN) claims former House Speaker Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) shoved him while his back was turned. NPR congressional correspondent Claudia Grisales first reported the encounter on X (formerly Twitter), saying it happened when she spoke with Burchett after the GOP’s conference meeting on Tuesday. Burchett was one of the House Republicans who supported the push to oust McCarthy as Speaker, and according to him and Grisales, McCarthy struck at him which led to an intense encounter. Burchett's back was to McCarthy and his detail walking by in the hallway, then the lunge. Burchett responded jokingly as McCarthy...
  • Border crossing with Afghanistan swamped by Afghans after Pakistani expulsion order (PBS' Amna Nawaz's origin - ethnic cleansing)

    11/02/2023 8:27:14 AM PDT · by Milagros · 17 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2 Nov 2023
    Pakistan gives last warning to undocumented immigrants to leave, in Chaman PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Thousands of people swamped Pakistan's main northwestern border crossing seeking to cross into Afghanistan on Thursday, a day after the government's deadline expired for undocumented foreigners to leave or face expulsion. Pakistani authorities began rounding up undocumented foreigners, most of them Afghans, hours before Wednesday's deadline. More than a million Afghans could have to leave or face arrest and forcible expulsion as a result of the ultimatum delivered by the Pakistan government a month ago.