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Presenter John Hockenberry attends the 2008 National Design Awards gala at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum on October 23, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

John Hockenberry Is 6th Public Radio Employee Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Our tax dollars are being well spent at National Public Radio, a left-wing news outlet that has obviously tolerated and enabled a toxic culture of sexual misconduct against women for quite some time. You can now add NPR icon John Hockenberry to a list that also includes David Sweeney, NPR’s chief news editor; Garrison Keillor, NPR icon; WNYC hosts Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz; and Michael Orsekes, NPR’s senior vice president and editorial director.

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John Kerry Defends Iran Deal in San Francisco to Soros-Backed Group

Former Secretary of State John Kerry defended the Iran nuclear deal on Monday evening at a gala dinner in San Francisco for the Ploughshares Fund, a George Soros-backed group that was part of President Barack Obama’s “echo chamber” to sell the agreement to the public.

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President Trump Could Slash $500 Million from Public Broadcasting

With President-elect Trump promising to pay for his infrastructure and defense spending by defunding non-essential federal spending, one of the first programs on the block could be the almost $500 million spent on public broadcasting.

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NPR Clarifies: We Will Still Interview Conservatives, Live

National Public Radio clarified Monday evening that it will continue to conduct live interviews of conservative guests, and that the suggestion of the NPR Ombudsman that such interviews be pre-taped for “contextualizing” was her own opinion.

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NPR: After Pollak, No More Live Interviews for Conservatives

National Public Radio ombudsman/public editor Elizabeth Jensen has recommended that the taxpayer-funded radio news service bar future live interviews of conservatives, following an interview Nov. 16 with Breitbart News’ Joel B. Pollak.

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National Public Radio Falsely Links Breitbart to White Separatists

National Public Radio (NPR) is continuing a campaign to defame Breitbart News as a white nationalist website. Even after being set straight on Wednesday, the taxpayer-funded outlet continues to defy the facts in its effort to smear the incoming Trump administration and crush a conservative media upstart.

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NPR Puts ‘Trigger Warning’ at Start of Steve Bannon Story

National Public Radio added a “trigger warning” to the start of a story on All Things Considered on Monday evening about President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to appoint Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon as Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor.

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Bill Clinton Admits: Some Gave to Clinton Foundation for Favors

Former President Bill Clinton admitted to National Public Radio on Monday that some donors to the Clinton Foundation may have sought to win favors from the government, particularly the State Department while under his wife, Hillary Clinton.

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Discovery Channel and Medical Journal Maps Erase Israel

TEL AVIV – In yet another instance of Israel being wiped from the map, a documentary on the Discovery Channel features a graphic of the Middle East in which Jordan has expanded its borders to encompass the entire area of

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NPR Erases Israel From The Map

National Public Radio (NPR) published a map that erases the existence of Israel and replaces it with “Palestine,” a watchdog group reported. The map, which has since been removed by NPR, accompanied a feature on health titled, “What Are You Afraid Of In 2016? Globetrotters Share Their Fears.”

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NPR Kicks Off 2016 Pushing Muslim Immigration, Ignoring Terror Threat

National Public Radio (NPR) listeners got 2016 off to a start by hearing a message of solidarity for Muslim refugees and against “hate groups.” NPR’s Hourly News Summary began with a story about German Chancellor Angela Merkel urging Germans to show “solidarity” with the 1 million refugees —mostly from Syria — who have streamed into Germany in the last year alone.

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Obama: Donald Trump Exploiting Blue-Collar Anger at Changing Economy, Demographics

Donald Trump’s political success continues to gnaw at President Obama as he wraps up his presidency and prepares to hand the keys to the White House to his successor. In an interview with National Public Radio’s Steve Inskeep, the President took another shot at explaining why Trump continues to rise in the polls, despite his inflammatory rhetoric.

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Report: Some Muslims Found Obama Speech Anti-Muslim

President Obama called on the Muslim community in the United States and abroad to confront extremism in its midst, “without excuse.” That has some American Muslims fuming, and complaining that they are being unfairly singled out among other faiths, according to National Public Radio.

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NPR Distances Itself from Diane Rehm After Bernie Sanders ‘Israel’ Interview Question

When WAMU radio host Diane Rehm spouted off an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory about Jewish Senator Bernie Sanders this week, her national syndicator, National Public Radio (NPR), refused to shoulder responsibility for her actions, telling Breitbart News that “context matters” and that WAMU, not NPR, should be reached for comment.

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Obama Nukes Own Iran Deal in NPR Interview

President Barack Obama has granted an interview to National Public Radio in an attempt to sell the Iran “framework” to a skeptical public. In the process, he compares the agreement to a real-estate deal–a poor analogy for a man who called his own last property purchase deal “boneheaded” after involving indicted (now convicted) bag Chicago man Tony Rezko. Obama also provided at least five big reasons that Congress–whose opposition is growing–should reject the Iran deal.