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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ABC's Stephanopoulos Worries: If Coakley Goes Down, What's 'Plan B' for ObamaCare?

Assuming bad news for the Democrats in Tuesday's special Senate election in Massachusetts, ABC's George Stephanopoulos on Monday worried about a "Plan B" for passing ObamaCare: "You have top ...

Rasmussen Reports: Voters See Media As Liberal, Biased, Too Powerful

A new survey from Scott Rasmussen finds that more than half of all voters (51%) believe "the average reporter is more liberal than they are," and two-thirds (67%) think the media have "too much ...

TV's Tilted Take on Harry Reid's "Negro" Remark

MRC Study: Race Controversy Buried After Four Days; Networks Gave Most Airtime to Reid Backers

Koppel: Obama 'Psyched Into' Overreacting to Undie Bomber by 'Yapping' Media

Thursday night on BBC's World News America, Ted Koppel insisted President Obama's first (non)reaction to the attempted bombing of a U.S. airline on Christmas Day "was the right one," but media ...

Democrat Stephanopoulos to Co-Anchor GMA; NPR's Totenberg Wanted to 'Puke' Over GOPer on CBS

Thursday morning, ABC News is expected to announce that former Clinton campaign operative George Stephanopoulos will start Monday as co-anchor of ABC's Good Morning America. One yardstick for ...

ABC Still Silent on ClimateGate, Touts 'Growing Scientific Evidence' on Warming

ABC's Good Morning America maintained its blackout on ClimateGate this weekend, even as Sunday's show previewed the Copenhagen climate summit. Reporter Clayton Sandell showcased two scientists, ...

The Left's Climategate: A Scandal for Journalism, Too

For Decades, the Media Chose to Champion, Not Scrutinize, Claims of Global Warming Alarmists

Nets That Touted 'Deniers' 'Conspiracy,' Now Mum on Left's Global Warming Distortions

So far, the broadcast networks haven't uttered a single word about revelations showing scientists on the left-wing side of the global warming debate plotting to hide data and silence those on the ...

Newsweek Editor: Health Care Bill a 'Fiscal Fraud' But 'I'd Still Vote for It'

Over the weekend, Newsweek's Evan Thomas offered an intriguing insight into the MSM's approach to the liberal health care bill rolling its way through Congress. After conservative columnist ...

ABC Omits Critics of Obama's 'Jarring and Inappropriate' Bow; Sawyer Says Protocol 'Too Confusing'

ABC's Good Morning America finally picked up on the deep bow President Obama performed for the Emperor of Japan over the weekend. Co-host Diane Sawyer ran through how other U.S. Presidents have ...

Brokaw: Liberated East Germans 'Still Adjusting to Harsh Economic Realities' of Capitalism

Noting Monday's 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw claimed on Sunday's Today that East Germans were "still adjusting to the harsh economic ...

MRC Video Treat: Ronald Reagan Celebrates Fall of Berlin Wall

Just a few hours after word that the Berlin Wall would be opened, ABC's PrimeTime Live hosted former President Ronald Reagan to celebrate what would turn out to be the death blow against communism ...
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Better Off Red?

Twenty Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Recalling the Liberal Media's Blindness to the Evils of Communism

CBS's Couric Finally Notices Obama's $1.4 Trillion Deficit

Back on October 7, when the Congressional Budget Office reported that the federal deficit had ballooned to a massive $1.4 trillion during President Obama's first year on the job, Katie Couric's ...

Author Can't Verify Anti-Limbaugh Quotes, So Huffington Post Pulls Them Down

In 2006, Huffington Post writer Jack Huberman disseminated quotes allegedly from Rush Limbaugh declaring sympathy for slavery and Martin Luther King's assassin. The quotes were widely cited as ...

Sports Writer Says He's Right Even if Limbaugh Smear Quote Is Wrong

Back on October 7, St. Louis Post-Dispatch sports writer Bryan Burwell was the first to impugn Rush Limbaugh with a quote claiming the radio host saw "merits" in slavery. In his latest column, ...

CNN Anchor Fails to Retract His False Smear of Rush Limbaugh as Slavery-Admiring Racist

On Monday, CNN's Rick Sanchez claimed radio host Rush Limbaugh once said of slavery: "It had its merits," but offered no documentation. On Tuesday, Sanchez relayed Limbaugh's strong denial, but ...

NBC's Lauer: Not to Be Rude, but Obama Hasn't Done Anything

Even Barack Obama's fan club on NBC's Today were stunned at the President's winning of the Nobel Peace Prize. Co-host Matt Lauer found it baffling: "We're less than a year into the first term of ...

Gallup Poll: Media Seen as 'Too Liberal,' Untrustworthy

A Gallup poll released October 1 confirms that few Americans trust the media and about three times as many see the press as "too liberal" (45%) as opposed to "too conservative" (15%). Far more ...

New Poll: Most Americans See Media As Biased and Favoring Obama

More bad news for the media: A new poll on from Sacred Heart University's Polling Institute finds five out of six Americans (83.6%) see the national news media as "very or somewhat biased," and ...