Media Reality Check
Business and Media
BMI Special Reports
The Soros Project
Culture and Media
CMI Special Reports
Best of Notable Quotables
Media Bias 101
Profiles in Bias
MRC Gala / Dishonors Awards
a News Analyst
Jack Cafferty Quivers Over Possible Palin Run: 'God Help Us'
8/3/2011 6:33 PM ET
It's no secret that CNN's Jack Cafferty possesses a deep-seated loathing of Sarah Palin, and now that she may run for the Republican presidential ticket the grumpy CNN contributor has one more ...
CNN's Don Lemon Treated Dem Opponents of Debt Ceiling Bill With Kid Gloves, But Scrutinized Dissenting Republican
8/3/2011 6:23 PM ET
Both House Democrats and Republicans opposed the debt ceiling compromise, but CNN's Don Lemon gave softball interviews to three Democratic congressmen who voted against the bill, while ...
GOP Congressman Fires Back at Piers Morgan in Interview: 'You're Just Making Your Show a Joke'
8/3/2011 9:54 AM ET
CNN's Piers Morgan kept bludgeoning Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.) with provocative liberal questions, and finally the congressman had enough of the theater. Mack scolded the CNN host for making a ...
CNN's Don Lemon Asks If Obama Should Run as Conservative in 2012
8/3/2011 9:37 AM ET
Channeling liberal disenchantment with President Obama, CNN anchor Don Lemon wondered Monday if the President would be "better off running as a conservative" in the next election.
CNN's Lemon Peppers Rand Paul With Dem Talking Points After Asking Paul to Leave Talking Points Out of Interview
8/1/2011 5:11 PM ET
After asking Tea Party favorite Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to discard his talking points and be frank on the debt ceiling issue, CNN's Don Lemon repeatedly interrupted the senator, and even lectured ...
CNN's Romans Scolds Dissenting Republicans: 'I'll Tell You Why They're Vilified'
7/29/2011 6:58 PM ET
CNN's American Morning co-hosts tried to lecture those opposed to voting to raise the debt ceiling on the error of their ways on Friday morning. When a guest GOP congressman tried to explain why ...
John King Spins for Obama, Praises His Political Smarts In Debt Ceiling Debate
7/29/2011 6:40 PM ET
It is one matter if a president stakes out a smart position within a heated political debate, but it is another matter when members of the press believe so and shower him with positive coverage. ...
Anderson Cooper Cherry Picks Poll Info to Disgrace Republicans
7/28/2011 5:47 PM ET
In a critical "Keeping Them Honest" segment Wednesday night, CNN's Anderson Cooper selectively reported findings from his network's own poll to bolster his argument that Republicans are ...
CNN Incorrectly Hypes Seniors' Fears of Social Security Default
7/28/2011 5:36 PM ET
Even Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) believes the government can still pay out social security checks if the debt ceiling is not raised, but CNN highlighted disgruntled seniors Thursday who ...
On CNN Newsroom, Same-Sex Marriage Is the Major Story of the Day
7/25/2011 10:11 AM ET
A possible debt ceiling crisis? Mass murder in Norway? These are important stories, but Sunday on the 6:00 pm EDT hour of CNN Newsroom they took a backseat to the first day of legalized same-sex ...
GOP Guest Informs CNN of Its Own Poll Results
7/22/2011 4:18 PM ET
Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ga.) twice told CNN's John King Thursday night the results of CNN's own poll showing Americans favor a Cut, Cap, and Balance plan. King would not affirm his claims and instead ...
CNN Ignores Poll Results Showing Strong Support for 'Cut, Cap, and Balance'
7/21/2011 7:04 PM ET
Reporting results from its newly-released poll Thursday, CNN emphasized answers showing the majority of respondents favoring compromise on the debt ceiling debate, as well as raising the debt ...
CNN's Obnoxious Question: Will GOP Listen to McCain's Warning to Raise Debt Ceiling?
7/21/2011 6:58 PM ET
Although President Obama and the Democrats have stridently insisted that increased tax revenues be part of a debt ceiling deal, CNN is content to choose sides and paint only the conservative ...
CNN Again Uses David Brooks to Pressure GOP to Compromise on Debt Ceiling
7/20/2011 9:46 AM ET
Referencing the sweet reason of the New York Times's "conservative" David Brooks, CNN's Brooke Baldwin urged Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) to listen to the voice of compromise in the debt ceiling debate.
Snarky Ali Velshi Batters Grover Norquist Over Debt Ceiling Pledge
7/19/2011 9:58 AM ET
On his Saturday show Your Money, CNN host Ali Velshi tried to pin the blame for the debt ceiling standoff on one man ' the president of Americans for Tax Reform, Grover Norquist. "Are you the ...
CNN Anchor Uses David Brooks to Press Jim DeMint on Debt Ceiling Standoff
7/6/2011 5:39 PM ET
CNN American Morning co-host Christine Romans used David Brooks' words to press Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) Wednesday on the stubbornness of conservative Republicans in the debt ceiling debate. ...
Fareed Zakaria Praises Obama's Mideast Foreign Policy 'Restraint'
7/6/2011 5:19 PM ET
CNN foreign affairs analyst Fareed Zakaria ' who has recently had off-the-record conversations with President Obama on foreign issues ' noted the president's "restraint" in his dealing with the ...
CBS's Early Show Trumpets Past Spats Between Republican Candidates, Liberal Rockers
7/5/2011 4:45 PM ET
In the wake of liberal rock star Tom Petty telling GOP presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) to stop playing his music at campaign rallies, CBS reported past spats between liberal ...
Tea Party Congressman to CNN's Spitzer: Press Must Stop Protecting Obama
7/1/2011 4:13 PM ET
Conservative Congressman Joe Walsh of Illinois twice called out the media for protecting President Obama on Thursday night's In the Arena, and told host Eliot Spitzer to his face that "you're ...
CNN's Warm Welcome to Bachmann's Candidacy: 'Firebrand,' Gaffe-Prone, 'Democrats' Favorite Candidate,' 'Fringe'
6/30/2011 6:12 PM ET
Tea Party favorite Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) declared her candidacy for president Monday, and CNN provided plenty of snarky commentary with which to welcome her. The network repeatedly took ...
CNN Has Obama Nominee Connect Mandela to Obama...
Former Time Editor Hits Mandela From the Left:...
MSNBC's Howard Fineman Gushes Over Poor...
NBC's Russert: Do Republicans 'Risk...
NBC and ABC Bash Reagan as Pro-Apartheid During...
Join the Fight
About the MRC
Copyright © 2013, Media Research Center. All Rights Reserved.