http://www.mrc.org/articles/culture en NY Times Covers A Few Million Gays More Than 76 Million Catholics http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-covers-few-million-gays-more-76-million-catholics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New graphing tool shows paper biased against religion that is one-fourth U.S. population. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Want confirmation that The New York Times is biased? Just ask it</p> <p>The Times unveiled a new graphing tool called Chronicle, designed as “a tool for graphing the usage of words and phrases in New York Times reporting.” Chronicle allows anyone to search the “162-year archive of Times reporting” for how often words were used.</p> <p>The tool is simple to use and the results can be damning. The New York </p><p><img alt="Graph 1" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/chron1.jpg" style="float: right; border: 1px solid black;" height="163" width="280" /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-covers-few-million-gays-more-76-million-catholics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith catholic Chronicle gay New York Times Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:26:49 +0000 dan.gainor 46779 at http://www.mrc.org Obama Favorite, NYT Reporter Josh Barro: ‘We Need To Stamp [Anti-LGBT] Attitudes Out Ruthlessly’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-favorite-nyt-reporter-josh-barro-we-need-stamp-anti-lgbt-attitudes-out-ruthlessly <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Another tolerant man of the left. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="normal">Last night on Twitter, Josh Barro, the openly gay, neo-conservative political editor for Business Insider, <a href="http://newsbusters.org/people-and-organizations/josh-barro">MSNBC regular</a>, and columnist for Bloomberg and reporter for the New York Times went on a tirade against “anti-LGBT” people, calling on the public to shame them, and stamp out their views “ruthlessly.” <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/Barro.jpg" style="vertical-align: middle;" /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-favorite-nyt-reporter-josh-barro-we-need-stamp-anti-lgbt-attitudes-out-ruthlessly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith Family Politics gay agenda Josh Barro Twitter Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:31:21 +0000 mike.ciandella 46770 at http://www.mrc.org Media’s New NFL ‘Anti-Gay’ Target After Dungy: David Tyree http://www.mrc.org/articles/medias-new-nfl-anti-gay-target-after-dungy-david-tyree <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Giants hired former player with the ‘medieval’ view that marriage is between a man and a woman. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="normal">It’s open season. Since the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kristine-marsh/2014/07/22/dungy-pathetic-homophobe-saying-he-wouldn-t-have-drafted-gay-player">media attacked</a> former NFL coach and NBC sports analyst Tony Dungy for saying he wouldn’t have picked openly gay player Michael Sam during the draft, the sports media now has its pitchforks and torches out for anyone in the NFL guilty of thought crimes.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/medias-new-nfl-anti-gay-target-after-dungy-david-tyree" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Faith Family Politics David Tyree gay agenda nfl Sports media Tony Dungy Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:30:55 +0000 mike.ciandella 46765 at http://www.mrc.org Media Hail Canadian Teen That Protested Abstinence Sex Ed http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-hail-canadian-teen-protested-abstinence-sex-ed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Human rights’ suit got faith-based org out of public school. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lilly-bozzone">Lilly Bozzone</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><i>Editor’s note: this article quotes angry feminists. Thus it contains objectionable language.</i>&nbsp; </p><p>Imagine the horror of being told – by someone you suspect is a <i>Christian</i> – that not having sex is the only fool-proof method of birth control! Chilling, isn’t it?&nbsp; </p><p>Luckily, one heroic Canadian teen did something about it – striking a blow against having to hear opinions she doesn’t like. And the media is celebrating her for it.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-hail-canadian-teen-protested-abstinence-sex-ed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Education Faith Family Politics Abortion abstinence Sex Education Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:51:37 +0000 mike.ciandella 46764 at http://www.mrc.org Teen Sex Ed? Planned Parenthood Employee Suggests Pretending to be Babies http://www.mrc.org/articles/teen-sex-ed-planned-parenthood-employee-suggests-pretending-be-babies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Live Action video shows more bizarre ‘education’ at abortion giant. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="NoSpacing">Planned Parenthood might <a href="http://cnsnews.com/news/article/barbara-boland/planned-parenthood-did-1-adoption-referral-149-abortions">champion the destruction of babies in the womb</a>, but the sometimes the abortion giant finds babies a real turn-on.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/teen-sex-ed-planned-parenthood-employee-suggests-pretending-be-babies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith Family Health Life Live Action Planned Parenthood Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:26:39 +0000 mike.ciandella 46761 at http://www.mrc.org Mark Levin Slams 'Brilliant Comedian' Jon Stewart: He's Not Funny or Smart http://www.mrc.org/articles/mark-levin-slams-brilliant-comedian-jon-stewart-hes-not-funny-or-smart <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Stewart shouldn&#039;t get a pass. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> On Tuesday night’s Hannity show on the Fox News Channel, talk-radio star and author Mark Levin attacked Jon Stewart for trashing Israel -- and then <a href="http://www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-addresses-self-hating-jew-claims-video/">mocking critics</a> by insisting he should be allowed to have nuance. “Just merely mentioning Israel or questioning in any way the effectiveness or humanity of Israel's policies is not the same thing as being pro-Hamas,” he said.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Tim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/TimJGraham" target="_blank">Follow Tim Graham on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/mark-levin-slams-brilliant-comedian-jon-stewart-hes-not-funny-or-smart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment International Media Politics Israel-Palestine Jon Stewart Mark Levin Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:48:47 +0000 mike.ciandella 46760 at http://www.mrc.org Dungy a ‘Pathetic’ ‘Homophobe’ for Saying He Wouldn’t have Drafted Gay Player http://www.mrc.org/articles/dungy-pathetic-homophobe-saying-he-wouldnt-have-drafted-gay-player <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NFL coach brings the thought police down on him. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="normal">Silly Tony Dungy – he forgot his rainbow pom-poms!&nbsp; </p><p class="normal">These days, if a former NFL coach makes a vague statement about an openly gay sports player who was fawned over by the media, he can expect to be called a “homophobe” and “bigot” for not getting aboard the pro-gay train. </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/dungy-pathetic-homophobe-saying-he-wouldnt-have-drafted-gay-player" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Family Media Politics gay agenda Michael Sam Sports media Tony Dungy Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:36:23 +0000 mike.ciandella 46750 at http://www.mrc.org HBO’s ‘True Blood’ Mocks Ted Cruz, ‘Republic**ts’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/hbos-true-blood-mocks-ted-cruz-republicts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Wars on women’ aren’t when the women are GOP. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><i>Editor’s note: this article contains objectionable language. </i></p> <p>The Democrat party is the pro-woman party right? Well on Sunday night’s episode of True Blood [HBO], the left-leaning characters inadvertently reveal their hateful attitudes towards women, all the while mocking conservatives. </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/hbos-true-blood-mocks-ted-cruz-republicts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Politics Ted Cruz True Blood War on Women Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:11:55 +0000 mike.ciandella 46738 at http://www.mrc.org WashPost Columnist: Christians Spew the Most ‘Hateful Internet Speech’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/washpost-columnist-christians-spew-most-hateful-internet-speech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sally Quinn links white supremacy site to religious people. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Everyone is exactly who he or she says on the internet – at least according to one Washington Post writer. That conclusion is her rationale to say Christians are awful people. </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/washpost-columnist-christians-spew-most-hateful-internet-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith christian OnFaith Religion Sally Quinn Washington Post Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:00:23 +0000 dan.gainor 46730 at http://www.mrc.org Surprise: Media Mock New Film ‘Persecuted’ About Big Government and Religious Freedom http://www.mrc.org/articles/surprise-media-mock-new-film-persecuted-about-big-government-and-religious-freedom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Movie explores a possible government assault on faith. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>“This is no longer a Christian nation. In fact, it never has been,” says the Democrat senator. That’s the backdrop for the Christian indie film “Persecuted,” opening in theatres July 18. It attempts to address the question of what the U.S. would look like if religious pluralism would have its way forced in by the federal government.</p><p dir="ltr">Sen. Harrison (played by Bruce Davidson) was explaining to televangelist John Luther (James Remar) as to why a religious equality bill should be passed. The movie is quite timely, fresh on the heels of the Hobby Lobby ruling. </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/surprise-media-mock-new-film-persecuted-about-big-government-and-religious-freedom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Faith faith Gretchen Carlson persecuted Religion Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:31:45 +0000 dan.gainor 46728 at http://www.mrc.org