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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MSNBC's 'News' Anchors Launch Left-Wing Broadsides After Obama Presser

If you thought MSNBC saved its left-wing agitating for prime time, you'd be wrong. Shortly after President Obama's press conference on Friday, 11am ET anchor Thomas Roberts framed a question about ...

Tingle Watch: MSNBC Gang Goes Gaga Over GOP Candidate Jon Huntsman

While MSNBC has put most of the current crop of GOP hopefuls through the ringer, their pundits have enthused over ex-Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, using adjectives such as "impressive," "likable," ...

Jon Stewart Slams Fox Viewers as Most Misinformed, But He's the Ignorant One

In his June 19 appearance on Fox News Sunday, Comedy Central host Jon Stewart fiercely denounced Fox News as uniquely biased, and slammed the network's viewers as "the most consistently ...

Editor Confesses: Not a 'Single Reporter' Thinks Palin 'Should Be President'

On Tuesday's Morning Joe, Politico editor Jim VandeHei flatly stated that not a "single reporter at any media organization" thinks Sarah Palin "can be President or should be President." The blunt ...

Ex-CNN Reporter Slams Tim Pawlenty's Plan as Creating 'Oligarchy' of the 'Very Wealthy'

Ex-CNN Washington correspondent Bob Franken, who in 2009 denounced citizens protesting ObamaCare a "crazed group of people" engaged in "organized intimidation" and who now writes a column for ...

CNN Host Slams the Tea Party: "Not the Brightest," Akin to Hitler's Mobs?

When conservative author Ann Coulter appeared on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight on Tuesday to promote her new book, Demonic, host Piers Morgan used Coulter's thesis as a launching pad to make several ...

For Third Straight Weeknight, NBC Obsesses Over Sarah Palin's Revere Tale

For the third time in as many weeknights, the NBC Nightly News has devoted airtime to the fuss over Sarah Palin's recounting of Paul Revere's ride. This time, the newscast featured a full report ...

NBC's Williams Smugly Swats at Palin's Botched History But Ignored Obama's 'Selma' Flub

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams seemed to take smug delight Friday night in pointing out how Sarah Palin's off-the-cuff recounting of Paul Revere's ride was at odds with the correct ...

In Wake of IMF Chief's Rape Arrest, Reporter Elaine Sciolino Sees 'Anita Hill Moment'

In the This Week roundtable on ABC Sunday morning about the arrest of IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn for the alleged sexual assault of a female hotel worker, the Times' Paris correspondent ...

In Wake of IMF Chief's Rape Arrest, Journalists Tout France's 'Anita Hill Moment'

Yet another case study in how the liberal media never stop pushing their own interpretation of events: In a May 22 This Week roundtable about the arrest of IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn for the ...
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Katie Couric's Five Years at CBS Marked by Liberal Agenda and Low Ratings

Advertised as a "Straight Shooter," Couric's Liberal Skew Did Nothing to Repair Damage Caused by Dan Rather's Bias

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