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Rich Noyes

Research Director

Rich Noyes is the MRC’s Research Director and one of the nation’s foremost experts on the news media and politics. Noyes has discussed the media’s liberal bias on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC and dozens of radio talk shows, and has authored articles which have appeared in the Journal of Political Science, New York Post, Investor’s Business Daily, Roll Call and Human Events. (More)

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Bias by the Minute: Tallying the Network News Agenda in 2015

The network news agenda in 2015: heavy on crime, terrorism and weather, but light on Democratic scandals, ObamaCare's failings, the out-of-control national debt, sanctuary cities and Planned ...
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Crunching the Numbers: What to Watch For at the Next GOP Debate

Based on how the various networks handled the first four debates, viewers of Tuesday's CNN debate should expect: 1) the questions will be aimed at getting the candidates to fight with one ...
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MRC Study: TV News Is Trying to Winnow the Field of GOP Candidates

During the past three months, the big broadcast networks have essentially stopped covering most of the GOP presidential candidates, a lack of national news attention that presumably affects ...
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Journalists vs. the 'Far Right,' 'Hardline' and 'Ultra-Conservative' House GOP

During the four weeks following John Boehner's surprise resignation as House Speaker, ABC, CBS and NBC's coverage of the race to succeed him included 106 ideological labels of Republicans, ...
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Study: Hillary Gets the Most Press; Bernie and Biden Get the Best Press

According to the latest statistics from the Media Research Center’s ongoing tracking of ABC, CBS and NBC’s evening news coverage of the campaign, frontrunner Hillary Clinton has garnered 80 ...
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How the Media Rich Get Richer: TV News Obsesses Over Trump, Ignores Other Candidates

An MRC analysis of the ABC, CBS and NBC evening news broadcasts during the two weeks prior to the August 6 debate (including weekends) found Trump accounted for 55% of all GOP candidate ...
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TV's Campaign '16 News: An Avalanche of Trump Coverage, Not Much for Others

There are currently 17 declared candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, but viewers of the three broadcast evening news shows this year have mainly heard about just two of ...
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MRC Study: TV News Protects Obama from His ISIS Failures

In May, as ISIS terrorists captured the cities of Ramadi and Palmyra, and with FBI warnings of hundreds of radicalized sympathizers here in the U.S., ABC, CBS and NBC devoted a combined 84.5 ...
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ABC’s Stephanopoulos Finds It Credible Barack Obama Can Be Another Ronald Reagan

Without laughing, ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday’s World News Tonight advanced the White House hope that Barack Obama will be seen as Ronald Reagan was in 1987, as a President who ...
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Flashback: Journalists Thrilled By All of Obama’s State of the Union Speeches

Tuesday night, Barack Obama delivers his second-to-last State of the Union address, this time as a lame duck President with relatively low approval ratings and facing a Congress entirely ...
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The Media’s Super Mario: Decades of Journalistic Ardor for Cuomo’s Liberal Advocacy

There is no right-of-center politician who has become a hero to journalists for their passionate rhetoric on behalf of conservatism, but former New York Governor Mario Cuomo was a hero to ...
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The Media’s Cracked Crystal Ball: What Journalists Said We’d Find in 2015

In the 1980s and ’90s, journalists passed along expert predictions of the world as they thought it would be by the year 2015. Now that the New Year has finally arrived, it might be fun to ...
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Media Double-Standard: Protecting the Protesters vs. Trashing the Tea Party

Nearly four years ago, the media establishment swiftly and baselessly linked the Tea Party to the shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. But after this weekend’s murder of two New ...
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Ten Stories NBC Nightly News Aired Instead of Covering Gruber Scandal

It’s been a month since video surfaced of ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber mocking the “stupidity” of voters and boasting about the duplicitous ways liberals pushed through the far-reaching ...
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25 Years After the Berlin Wall, How the News Media Covered Communism

Looking back at journalism’s track record on communism, one finds a press that was too willing to act as a mouthpiece for the world’s worst dictatorships, and too accepting of the perverse claim ...
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Flashback: How the News Media Celebrated Democratic Win in ’06

On CBS This Morning: Saturday, the network’s political director, John Dickerson, warned Republicans that if they win the Senate on Tuesday, it will be on their shoulders to find a way to work ...
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TV News Blacks Out This Year’s Bad Election News for Democrats

In less than two weeks, voters head to the polls in midterm elections that seem certain to yield strong Republican gains, if not outright control of the U.S. Senate. Such a political sea change is ...
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Eric Holder's Fast and Furious Fiasco Was Media Scandal, Too

Thanks to his stonewalling of the House of Representatives investigation into the Fast and Furious scandal, in 2012 Eric Holder became the first Attorney General held in contempt by Congress. ...
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TV Buries the Bad News on Public’s Rejection of Obama’s Presidency

As President Obama’s approval ratings have tumbled in 2014, polling news has practically vanished from the Big Three evening newscasts — in stunning contrast to how those same newscasts ...
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Reuters Editor at Large Likens U.S. Death Penalty to ISIS Beheaders

While promoting a book of news photography on CBS This Morning on Saturday, Sir Harold Evans, editor at large of the Reuters news agency, called the electric chair a “monstrosity” and said ...