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

Double-Standard on Anti-ObamaCare "Mobs"

When Target Was GOP's Bush, Media Censored Radicals and Touted Protesters from "All Walks of Life"

Sunday's Los Angeles Times had an update on Dan Rather's continuing lawsuit against CBS News over what Dan might call the "forged-memos-to-torpedo-Bush's-re-election-in-2004 scandal." Rather ...

60 Minutes Chief: Dan Rather's Work 'Not Even Close to the Standards We Expect'

Sunday's Los Angeles Times had an update on Dan Rather's continuing lawsuit against CBS News over what Dan might call the "forged-memos-to-torpedo-Bush's-re-election-in-2004 scandal." Rather ...

CNN Lets White House 'Fact Check' Anti-Obama Claims, But Gets It Wrong

CNN's Rick Sanchez on Tuesday asked Obama spokesperson (and former ABC and CBS reporter) Linda Douglass to reject as a "falsity" that the health care "public option" would include payments for ...

ABC News Veteran: Most Journalists See Themselves as 'Right Down the Middle'

Time magazine's Mark Halperin, formerly the political director at ABC News, announced on MSNBC's Morning Joe on Tuesday that he believed that most reporters operated under the belief that they are ...

Hypocrisy Flashback: Media Liberals Saluted Anti-Bush Dissent

With the Obama administration and their friends in the media denouncing the sometimes loud dissent that liberals are facing in town hall meetings on health care, it's worth recalling how some of ...

NBC Slams Limbaugh, Not Pelosi, As Example of 'Extreme' Rhetoric

On Sunday's Meet the Press, New York Times columnist David Brooks slammed Rush Limbaugh as "insane" for comparing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Adolf Hitler, but NBC never let viewers know that ...

Dan Rather Pleads for White House Help for News Media

In an August 9 Washington Post op-ed, disgraced CBS anchor Dan Rather is asking President Obama to form a commission to find ways to help the news media. It shows the liberal journalist's comfort ...

CNN Uses Pro-Communist American to Tout Cuban Health Care

On Thursday, CNN Newsroom aired a piece of communist propaganda about how Cuba could serve as "a model for health care reform" in the U.S., complete with an authoritative soundbite from an ...

Post Columnist Smears GOP as 'Political Terrorists' on Health Care

In Friday's Washington Post business section, columnist Steven Pearlstein - who last week condemned the conservative "fantasy" that raising taxes hurts the economy - blasted Republicans as ...

CNN Runs Left-Wing Infomercial For Pro-ObamaCare Rally

CNN on Thursday twice ran a glowing documentary-style report about a left-wing Capitol Hill rally in favor of ObamaCare. Anchor Heidi Collins introduced the 10am ET version by praising the "work ...

For Top TV News Docs, the Diagnosis Is Bias

ABC, CBS and NBC Health Care Reporters: Democratic Donors and Proponents of Government Health Care

Like Obama, Bill Clinton Also Idolized on Time Covers, But Not GOP Presidents

How unusual is it for a new President to be featured seven times on Time's cover, as Barack Obama has been (with Michelle Obama snagging her own solo appearance)? A look back finds Bill Clinton ...

Can't Blame Liberal Media for Health Bill Stall

BMI Study: 70 Percent of ABC, CBS and NBC Coverage Promoted Obama's Huge Health Care Takeover

Catty Katie Slams NYT's Errors, Forgets Own Colossal On-Air Goof

In her July 24 "Notebook" commentary, CBS anchor Katie Couric ridiculed the New York Times for "not one, not two, but seven errors" in their obituary for Walter Cronkite. But Couric came in for ...

ABC's Stephanopoulos Says No Quick Health Care Bill: 'The Votes Are Not There'

Former Clinton aide George Stephanopoulos generally tries to put a happy face on big Democratic Party initiatives, but on Tuesday's Good Morning America the chief Washington correspondent for ABC ...

Nets Skip Chappaquiddick's 40th; NPR Gets 'Ugly' Mail for Even Blogging About It

ABC, CBS and NBC breathed not a word about Saturday's 40th anniversary of Chappaquiddick, but it wasn't a complete blackout. With Ted Kennedy on the cover of the July 27 Newsweek to push for ...

40 Years Since Chappaquiddick; Ted Kennedy 'Would Have Brought Comfort' to Mary Jo Kopechne 'In Her Old Age'

Saturday marked the 40th anniversary of the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, killed July 18, 1969 after leaving a party with Senator Edward Kennedy. Over the course of the past four decades, the media ...

House Panel Votes Huge $500 Billion Tax Increase; Nets Couldn't Care Less

The House Ways and Means committee approved a half-trillion dollar tax increase early Friday, but the ABC and NBC morning news shows offered only a single sentence to the development, while CBS's ...

Networks Sidestep Sotomayor's Repudiation of Obama's 'Empathy' Doctrine

Back in May, NBC sycophantically touted President Obama's credentials as a constitutional law professor as evidence of his deep experience when it came to the judiciary. But after his nominee to ...