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)

Author Articles

Veteran Newsman Demands Media Become Even More Hostile to GOP Policies

John Boehner took the outrageous step - to liberals, anyway - of insisting that any increase in the federal debt limit be accompanied by spending cuts and budget reforms. Within hours of the ...

Far Left Not Cheering Death of bin Laden: 'This Was One Killer Killing Another'

The death of arch-villain Osama bin Laden was not celebrated as good news everywhere. On the far-left Democracy Now, one journalist fretted over how celebrations of bin Laden's demise were ...

Video: Media Fawned Over 'Grown Up,' 'Adult' Obama vs. 'Childish' Tea Party

Prior to this week, President Obama had been so detached from the budget debate that some in his own party have openly criticized him for failing to lead. Yet when the President parachuted into ...

Nets Concerned Over Congress' Role In Run-Up to Iraq, Now Barely Notice Obama's End-Run

The Obama administration attacked Libya after a vote of the UN Security Council, but without any congressional authorization, and apparently not even very much consultation with congressional ...

NPR Reporters and Contributors Hit TV Circuit to Champion Their Network

Many of NPR's correspondents and contributors were out in force this weekend singing the praises of their taxpayer-subsidized network in the wake of an undercover video scandal that led to the ...

Wisconsin Unions vs. The Tea Party: A Classic Double Standard

ABC, CBS and NBC Repeatedly Denounced "Incivility" from the Tea Party, but Not a Peep About Nasty Signs from Union Protesters

MRC Study: By 8-to-1 Margin, Media Target Conservative Speech after Tucson Shooting

Networks' Attempt at a National Debate on Civility Virtually Ignores Offensive Remarks of Liberals

MSNBC Screamer Ed Schultz Decries Fox News as Inflammatory

On Monday's show, MSNBC shouter Ed Schultz pointed his finger (literally) at Fox News for supposedly inciting its audience to "think that doing something radical is the right thing to do," but ...

After Two Years of Disrespect, CNN Teams Up with Tea Party for GOP Debate

CNN recently announced plans to team up with the Tea Party Express to co-sponsor a GOP presidential debate in September. Yet over the past two years, CNN's supposedly objective correspondents and ...

By 6-to-1 Margin, Networks Paint Debate Over 'Tax Cuts,' Not Raising Rates

Even with Monday's deal between President Obama and top Republicans, no American's income tax rates will actually decline on January 1. Yet throughout this debate, the broadcast networks have ...

Network Double Standard: Obama's TSA Gropers vs. Bush's NSA Eavesdroppers

While the broadcast networks have generally empathized with the distress of airline passengers over TSA's intrusive airport searches, they have not impugned the Obama administration as launching a ...

CNN Claims 'No Favorites,' But New MRC Data Documents Its Liberal Skew

CNN has launched a new advertising campaign, claiming to be the only cable network without an ideological ax to grind. But an MRC review of the network's primetime shows in October shows liberal ...

ABC Election Night: Admiring Nancy Pelosi; Claiming GOP Split on Taxes, ObamaCare and Stimulus

Shortly after ABC News projected the GOP House takeover, co-anchors George Stephanopoulos and Diane Sawyer, plus Democratic contributor Donna Brazile, waxed effusive of Nancy Pelosi, the object of ...

Flashback: Media Decried Voters in 1994, Argued Conservatives Had "No Mandate"

MRC's archives show a trend on nights when conservative candidates do well: smug journalists slamming "angry" or stupid voters; claims there's no mandate for conservative policies; slams that ...

A Week Late, NBC Nightly News Reports Obama's 'Punish Our Enemies' Crack

A full seven days after President Obama told Hispanic voters they should "punish our enemies" on Election Day, NBC Nightly News finally got around to reporting it as a "potential attack" that ...

Sappy Ann Curry: I Wish All Weapons Were Inflatable Toys

The frequently-maudlin Ann Curry outdid herself on Wednesday's Today show. Narrating a short video item about Russia unveiling a new set of inflatable weapons designed to fool spy satellites, ...