Geoffrey Dickens

Deputy Research Director

Geoffrey Dickens is the Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. He currently writes for all of the MRC's publications and outlets including MRC.org, Newsbusters.org, Notable Quotables and has contributed to past projects including MediaWatch and MagazineWatch. Dickens has made several appearances on radio talk shows around the nation. His articles have been featured on many websites including the Drudge Report. You can see them here.

Born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia this native Washingtonian briefly left the area to earn a degree from Indiana University's School of Journalism. When he's not monitoring the media's liberal bias, Dickens can be found rooting for his beloved Washington Redskins, Washington Wizards, Washington Capitals and Indiana Hoosiers.

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Ann Curry

With the May 9, 2011 official announcement that NBC's Meredith Vieira will be stepping down from the Today show co-anchor chair in June also came the news that the longtime newsreader (since '97) ...

New CBS Anchor Scott Pelley Defensively Responds to MRC Criticism

Incoming CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley was asked by the Politico's Keach Hagey for his reaction to the MRC's Profile in Bias on him and the longtime 60 Minutes correspondent, who once ...

Washington Post Writer 'Cringes' at Sight of 'Vulgar' Americans Celebrating Bin Laden's Death

For the Washington Post's Petula Dvorak the sight of American college kids celebrating the death of Osama Bin Laden outside of the White House gates, on Sunday night, was "almost vulgar." In a May ...

On Today: PBS's Smiley Attacks Obama from the Left, Claims He Favors 'The Rich and the Lucky'

NBC's Today show actually gave Tavis Smiley an opportunity to criticize the President, but it was from the left, as the PBS commentator claimed that Barack Obama has devoted "too much attention to ...

Today Show Features GOP vs Dem Fight Over Styrofoam Cups in Capitol Cafeteria

As part of Green is Universal week, NBC's Kelly O'Donnell highlighted a fight between Republicans and Democrats over the use of Styrofoam in the House cafeterias. On Thursday's Today show, ...

Lauer Prods Democrat About Getting Ted Kennedy's Old Senate Seat Back from Scott Brown

Deval Patrick appeared on the April 21 Today show to promote his new book, but NBC's Matt Lauer wasted no time in prodding the Democratic Governor of Massachusetts about making a run against ...

Media Dust Off 1995 Shutdown Playbook of Cliches to Cover Budget Fight

As a potential government shutdown looms the liberal media are filling their programs with stories about dire consequences of deep cuts that will lead to troops not getting paid, closed national ...

Lauer Shocks Bachmann: Should We Show Compassion to Al Qaeda in Libya?

NBC's Matt Lauer, on Wednesday's Today show, startled Michele Bachmann as he tried to convince her that Obama's strategy of bombing Libya was a good way to show support for the rebels as he ...

Brokaw Feels for Obama: No President in 'My Adult Lifetime' Has Had to Face So Many Problems

Tom Brokaw appeared on Tuesday's Today show to offer his analysis of Barack Obama's Libya policy, as well as his sympathy for a president who has experienced more "unexpected circumstances" than ...

Today Show Hero Worships Rising Democratic 'Star' Cory Booker

NBC's Jamie Gangel gave Cory Booker the full liberal media rock star treatment in her Tuesday Today show profile of the Democratic Newark, New Jersey mayor as she cheered that he's "a celebrity ...

Matthews Thanks Guest for Recognizing Political Opportunity of Japan Disaster for Obama

The Birther conspiracy obsessed Chris Matthews, who on Friday's Hardball, suggested the disaster in Japan was a good opportunity for Barack Obama to remind people he was born in Hawaii. Well when ...

Today Show Calls GOP 'Surprise' Vote in Wisconsin an 'Outrage'

NBC's Meredith Vieira opened Thursday's Today show alerting viewers that Republicans in Wisconsin had caused a "capitol chaos" with a "surprise maneuver" to pass a "controversial budget proposal ...

NBC's Andrea Mitchell Sticks Up for NPR: 'Nobody Is Suggesting That Their Journalism Has Been At All Biased'

Andrea Mitchell joined Democratic Representative Steny Hoyer in sticking up for NPR as the NBC correspondent, on her MSNBC show, declared: "Nobody is suggesting that their journalism has been at ...

Lauer to Rick Santorum: Do You Really Think People Care About Social Issues Right Now?

NBC's Matt Lauer didn't exactly throw out the welcome mat for possible presidential GOP contender Rick Santorum as, on Tuesday's Today show, he questioned the former Republican Pennsylvania ...

Matthews Wonders if Bachmann is a Willing Tool of a Conservative Conspiracy or Just a 'Zombie?'

On Monday's Hardball, after Chris Matthews played clips of Minnesota Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann on NBC's Meet the Press, he wondered if she was trained by "a group in Virginia that ...

On Today: Scarborough Proclaims Republicans Are 'Afraid of Barack Obama'

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough appeared on Monday's Today show to deliver a forecast of doom for Republicans on the budget fight and their 2012 presidential prospects.

NBC Reporter Taints Big Oil With Watergate Scandal

On Friday morning, NBC's Tom Costello couldn't close his Today show report on high gas prices without airing the proverbial soundbite from an angry gas station customer accusing oil companies of ...

Brokaw's Bad Memory or Historical Revisionism? Claims GOP Was Thrown Out of House After '95 Shutdown

NBC's Tom Brokaw was invited on Thursday's Today show to discuss a wide range of topics ranging from the Supreme Court ruling on the Westboro church to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal ...

Matthews Rages: Newt Gingrich Looks Like A 'Car Bomber' Who 'Loves Torturing!'

Chris Matthews, once again, abandoned any notion he was serious about establishing a new tone of political civility in the wake of the Tucson shooting, as on Wednesday's Hardball he compared ...

Matthews Ignores Democrat's 'You're F***ing Dead!' Threat of Republican Woman, But Slams Boehner for Talking Like Glenn Beck

Chris Matthews has yet to condemn Democratic Wisconsin State Representative Gordon Hintz for yelling "You're f'ing dead!" at Republican State Representative Michelle Litjens during a legislative ...