This article appeared online at TheNewAmerican.com on Friday, October 23, 2020:
When National Public Radio (NPR) listener Carolyn Abbott asked why the taxpayer funded news outlet wasn’t covering the growing scandal involving Joe Biden and his son Hunter, NPR’s public editor Kelly McBride said there were “many, many red flags” in the New York Post investigation, and thus the story did not merit coverage.
Someone please explain why NPR has apparently not reported on the Joe Biden, Hunter Biden story in the last week or so that Joe did know about Hunter’s business connections in Europe that Joe had previously denied having knowledge?
McBride referred her and other listeners curious about NPR’s blackout of the growing scandal to comments by NPR Managing Editor Terence Samuel, who concluded, “We don’t want to waste our time on stories that are not really stories, and we don’t want to waste the listeners’ and readers’ time on stories that are just pure distractions. And, quite frankly, that’s where we ended up. This was … a politically driven event and we decided to treat it that way.”
NPR noted those “many, many red flags”: