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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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2011

Today, the worst bias of 2011: Paul Krugman calls the anniversary of 9/11 “an occasion for shame;” ABC’s Diane Sawyer fawns over the left-wing “Occupy” movement; and Esquire’s Steven Marche ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2010

Today, the worst bias of 2010: Journalists attack the Tea Party as Nazi “goons;” Arizona’s attempt to thwart illegal immigration is likened to the Nazi occupation of Denmark; and Katie ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2009

The worst bias of 2009: Journalists are thrilled by Barack Obama’s arrival in the Oval Office, with ABC’s Terry Moran suggesting he’s the “first President since George Washington to be ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2008

The worst bias of 2008: Keith Olbermann shrieks at President Bush to “shut the hell up!” while his colleague Chris Matthews gets a tingle over hearing Barack Obama: “I felt this thrill going ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2007

The worst bias of 2007: ABC fawns over newly-installed Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi; Rosie O’Donnell insults the troops; and a McClatchy headline writer finds a downside to good news in ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2006

The worst bias of 2006: ABC’s Terry Moran gets a thrill for Barack Obama (“Is he the one?”); AP touts the “comforts” of Castro’s communist dictatorship; and daytime talk show host Rosie ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2005

The worst bias of 2005: NBC’s Brian Williams equates America’s Founding Fathers with the zealots running Iran; ex-New York Times editor Howell Raines goes on a post-Katrina rant about the human ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2004

The worst bias of 2004: CBS’s Morley Safer eulogizes Ronald Reagan by saying “I don’t think history has any reason to be kind to him;” the New York Times asks George W. Bush if he feels ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2003

Today, the worst bias of 2003: The New York Times compares the U.S. bombing of Baghdad to the horror of September 11; Peter Arnett goes on Iraqi state TV to propagandize against the U.S.; and ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2002

Today, the worst bias of 2002: Bill Moyers gets the vapors after Republicans win control of Congress; ABC’s Barbara Walters champions Cuban dictator Fidel Castro’s dedication to “freedom;” and ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2001

Today, the worst bias of 2001, including shocking displays of moral equivalence after 9/11 and Dan Rather’s salute to Bill Clinton’s honesty.
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2000

Today, the worst bias of 2000: Amid the custody battle over 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez, Newsweek touts life under the Castro dictatorship (“The boy will nestle again in a more peaceable society ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 1999

Today, the worst bias of 1999, including Eleanor Clift likening the House Republican impeachment managers to the KKK (“all they were missing was the white sheets!”), and Katie Couric ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 1998

The worst bias of 1998: Journalists disparage Ken Starr for investigating Bill Clinton's tawdry scandals, while an ex-Time magazine correspondent reveals the depth of her appreciation for ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 1997

Today, the worst bias of 1997: Fawning over Bill Clinton as a candidate for Mt. Rushmore; impugning conservative Senator Jesse Helms as a “terrorist;” and a classic New York Times headline: ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 1996

The worst bias of 1996: Implicating Republicans in the burning of black churches; seeking prayers for children in the wake of welfare reform; and admiration for the environmental terrorist ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 1995

Today, the worst bias of 1995, when Time magazine blamed the Oklahoma City bombing on “hot talk on the radio” even as NPR’s Nina Totenberg wished one of Jesse Helms’ grandchildren would get ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 1994

The worst bias of 1994. Highlights include ABC’s Peter Jennings calling voters “two-year-olds” for electing a Republican Congress (“the voters had a temper tantrum last week”), and a USA Today ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 1993

Among our 1993 bias highlights: the Washington Post smears Christian conservatives as "poor, uneducated and easy to command," Dan Rather fawns over Bill and Hillary Clinton, and Helen Thomas ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 1992

The worst bias of 1992 includes Eleanor Clift ogling the new Democratic ticket of Clinton and Gore (“I was struck by the expanse of their chests. They may have to put out their stats”), and ...