http://www.mrc.org/articles/culture en Gosnell Movie Tops $1 Million in Fundraising http://www.mrc.org/articles/gosnell-movie-tops-1-million-fundraising <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Filmmakers strive to tell the true story of abortionist Kermit Gosnell. </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>Americans are speaking out against the media – with their money.</p> <p>Midway through the <a href="https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/gosnell-movie#home">Indiegogo campaign</a>, the Gosnell movie raised $1 million– almost half of the $2.1 million needed to direct and produce the story of America’s “most prolific serial killer.” The project recently made headlines for becoming the <a href="http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/gosnell-becomes-most-funded-film-to-date-on-indiegogo/">most-funded movie ever</a> on “crowdfunding” site Indigogo, with more than 10, 600 contributors. </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/gosnell-movie-tops-1-million-fundraising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Family Life Abortion Gosnell movie prolife Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:31:06 +0000 dan.gainor 46046 at http://www.mrc.org WGN Marks Easter with Devil Worshiping, Sex-Filled ‘Salem’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/wgn-marks-easter-devil-worshiping-sex-filled-salem <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Premiere advertises witchcraft for religious holiday. </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>It might be best to keep the TV off this Easter.</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/wgn-marks-easter-devil-worshiping-sex-filled-salem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Faith Easter Salem WGN witchcraft Witches Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:43:46 +0000 dan.gainor 46045 at http://www.mrc.org Attack of the Peeps: Nets Secularize ‘Easter’ Nine out of Ten Times http://www.mrc.org/articles/attack-peeps-nets-secularize-easter-nine-out-ten-times-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, CBS and NBC define Easter as anything but Jesus’ resurrection. </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><b>Easter</b> (n): <i>The annual Christian celebration in remembrance of Jesus Christ’s resurrection.</i></p> <p><b>Synonyms</b>: 1. Peeps. 2. fashion. 3. martinis. 4. bonnets. 5. common thread of humanity.</p> <p><b>Source</b>: The liberal media.&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/attack-peeps-nets-secularize-easter-nine-out-ten-times-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith christian Christianity Easter faith peeps Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:50:21 +0000 dan.gainor 46038 at http://www.mrc.org Five MRC Cartoons Featured in Best of Year Book http://www.mrc.org/articles/five-mrc-cartoons-featured-best-year-book <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Glenn Foden’s BMI, CMI toons make grade. </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/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mainstream comedians may have a problem joking about President Obama (he’s too smart and too cool!), but Glenn Foden hasn’t had much trouble. “As someone who has never met any definition of cool I have no problem making fun of those who are,” said the cartoonist. Actually, he tries “not to make fun of Barack Obama, the man, but make fun of his politics.”<img style="float: right;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/6010_1205177129007_5131733_n.jpg" width="150" />&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/five-mrc-cartoons-featured-best-year-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Media Politics cartoons glenn foden liberal media bias Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:33:36 +0000 mike.ciandella 46028 at http://www.mrc.org On Boston Bombing Anniversary, CNN Analyst Says U.S. Right-Wing Extremists Kill More Than Jihadists http://www.mrc.org/articles/boston-bombing-anniversary-cnn-analyst-says-us-right-wing-extremists-kill-more-jihadists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Soros-funded public policy group gets platform on network to link conservatives to terrorists </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 id="docs-internal-guid-742ab78b-66e2-aed2-03b0-c3d0e119d51c" dir="ltr"><span><img style="float: right; border: 1px solid black; margin-top: 1px; margin-bottom: 1px; margin-left: 3px; margin-right: 3px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/9-11-1.jpeg" width="175" height="200" />Are “right-wing” extremists more dangerous than Al-Queda terrorists? According to </span><a href="http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/14/opinion/bergen-sterman-kansas-shooting/"><span>CNN’s National Security Analyst Peter Bergen, they are</span></a><span>. Bergen wrote that in a commentary that claimed, “U.S.</span></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/boston-bombing-anniversary-cnn-analyst-says-us-right-wing-extremists-kill-more-jihadists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute CNN New America Foundation soros Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:39:05 +0000 mike.ciandella 46008 at http://www.mrc.org New Climate Alarmist Tack: Go Green for God http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-climate-alarmist-tack-go-green-god <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> HuffPo blames right-wing pundits for leading evangelicals away from warming gospel. </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">There’s a certain delicious irony in the global warming industry – the one that’s always screaming about climate change “deniers” not “believing in science” – trying to make a religious appeal to Christians.</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/new-climate-alarmist-tack-go-green-god" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Climate Change Environment Faith Politics Climate Change HuffPo The Years of Living Dangerously Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:16:46 +0000 mike.ciandella 45944 at http://www.mrc.org Kickstarter Funded ‘After Tiller’ Abortionist Documentary, Rejected Gosnell Movie http://www.mrc.org/articles/kickstarter-funded-after-tiller-abortionist-documentary-rejected-gosnell-movie <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Filmmakers react to Kickstarter’s bias. </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>Talk about blatant bias. Although crowdfunded site Kickstarter refused the makers of the new Gosnell movie permission to fundraise, the same company hosted the recent “After Tiller” late-term abortionist documentary.<img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/gosnellmovie.JPG" style="float: right;" height="144" width="228" /></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/kickstarter-funded-after-tiller-abortionist-documentary-rejected-gosnell-movie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Life Kermit Gosnell Kickstarter Phelim McAleer. abortion Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:08:26 +0000 mike.ciandella 45932 at http://www.mrc.org Into Left Field: 5 of the Most Obnoxious Political Intrusions on Sports http://www.mrc.org/articles/left-field-5-most-obnoxious-political-intrusions-sports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Can’t we just watch our games? </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/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It’s Opening Day week and all things are new again. Except the fact that liberals won’t let us just be happy watching our sports. That’s not new. In fact, as anyone who’s read Roger Kahn’s “<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Boys_of_Summer_(book)">The Boys of Summer</a>” knows, determined liberals have been trying to suck the joy out of the sporting endeavor for decades.<img src="https://scontent-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash2/t1.0-9/549895_10200243730569240_502385914_n.jpg" style="float: right;" height="209" width="310" />&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/left-field-5-most-obnoxious-political-intrusions-sports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Family Politics Bob Costas gay agenda Redskins Sports Tim Tebow Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:16:06 +0000 mike.ciandella 45920 at http://www.mrc.org Kelly File: Gosnell Movie Fundraiser Rejected Because of ‘Baby Stabbing’ Description http://www.mrc.org/articles/kelly-file-gosnell-movie-fundraiser-rejected-because-baby-stabbing-description <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kirsten Powers discusses Gosnell movie fundraising double standard. </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>Nearly a year after the end of the trial, there’s still opposition to telling the Kermit Gosnell story<img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/gosnellmovie.JPG" style="float: right;" height="216" width="342" />.&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/kelly-file-gosnell-movie-fundraiser-rejected-because-baby-stabbing-description" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith Family Life Politics Gosnell Movie Kelly File Kermit Gosnell Kirstin Powers Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:24:31 +0000 mike.ciandella 45915 at http://www.mrc.org CNN, ESPN Writer Condemns Christians for Judging Gays http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-espn-writer-condemns-christians-judging-gays <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asks, ‘Why can’t Christians be more like Pope Francis?’ </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>Oh the irony. On CNN March 30, openly gay ESPN journalist LZ Granderson asked &nbsp;“<a href="http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/30/opinion/granderson-pope-tolerance-gays/">Will Christians condemn persecution of gays?</a>” in an article that’s whole point seemed to be a condemnation of Christians’ views on homosexualty. </p> <p>While Granderson asks why Christians don’t condemn gay persecution (they do), it’s funny how the gay community is never asked to defend the open persecution and slaughter of thousands of Christians in the Middle East. </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/cnn-espn-writer-condemns-christians-judging-gays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith CNN ESPN gay agenda LZ Granderson Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:52:59 +0000 mike.ciandella 45896 at http://www.mrc.org