Press Releases http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2502/all en MRC's Brent Bozell Salutes Conservative Stan Evans http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrcs-brent-bozell-salutes-conservative-stan-evans <p><em>MRC President Brent Bozell released the following statement on Tuesday after news that M. Stanton Evans had passed away at the age of 80:</em></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrcs-brent-bozell-salutes-conservative-stan-evans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division brent bozell Conservatives Stan Evans Tue, 03 Mar 2015 23:08:37 +0000 rich.noyes 48361 at http://www.mrc.org MRC Poll: Most Americans Say Brian Williams Should Have Been Fired, Should Still Resign http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-poll-most-americans-say-brian-williams-should-have-been-fired-should-still-resign <p style="text-align: left;" align="center">RESTON, VA – A new poll commissioned by the Media Research Center reveals that the tales Brian Williams told – which led to his eventual suspension without pay – have severely undermined his credibility with the American people.</p><p>In a survey of 1,007 respondents:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-poll-most-americans-say-brian-williams-should-have-been-fired-should-still-resign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division Brian Williams NBC Polls public opinion Scandal Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:17:01 +0000 Claire Chretien 48280 at http://www.mrc.org MRC's Bozell: NBC Chooses Dishonest Superstar Over Professionalism and Ethics http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrcs-bozell-nbc-chooses-dishonest-superstar-over-professionalism-and-ethics <p><em>MRC President Brent Bozell issued the following statement Tuesday night in reaction to NBC's decision to suspend </em>Nightly News<em> anchor Brian Williams without pay for six months:</em></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrcs-bozell-nbc-chooses-dishonest-superstar-over-professionalism-and-ethics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division Brian Williams ethics honesty NBC Nightly News Wed, 11 Feb 2015 01:36:40 +0000 rich.noyes 48213 at http://www.mrc.org Bozell, Over 60 Military Leaders Demand NBC Apology for Chris Kyle Smear http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-over-60-military-leaders-demand-nbc-apology-chris-kyle-smear <p><em>In a February 10 open letter to the Comcast Board of Directors, MRC President Brent Bozell, 22 retired admirals and generals, and other distinguished military leaders asked Comcast to demand an apology from NBC for NBC News correspondent Ayman Moyheldin's smear of Iraq war hero as a "racist" whose military missions were "killing sprees."</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-over-60-military-leaders-demand-nbc-apology-chris-kyle-smear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division American Sniper Ayman Mohyledin Chris Kyle Generals and Admirals Iraq War military leaders NBC military NBC MRC NBC NBC News Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:26:54 +0000 Claire Chretien 48211 at http://www.mrc.org Conservative Leaders Blast TV Nets for Censoring March for Life http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/conservative-leaders-blast-tv-nets-censoring-march-life <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bozell: Media Continue to Hemorrhage Credibility </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2015/january/marchforlife2015.png" style="float: right; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="300" />RESTON, VA – Nineteen leading pro-life organizations joined the Media Research Center to chastise the networks for their near blackout of the 2015 March for Life. The Annual March for Life, which attracted over 200,000 participants from around the country, marked the 42nd anniversary of <em>Roe v. Wade</em>, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/conservative-leaders-blast-tv-nets-censoring-march-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division abc Abortion Bias by Omission cbs Censorship Conservatives March for Life NBC Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:57:52 +0000 rich.noyes 48099 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Anchor Carol Costello's Celebration of Violence Against Palin's Family Wins Quote of the Year http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/cnn-anchor-carol-costellos-celebration-violence-against-palins-family-wins-quote-year <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bozell: &quot;For the liberal media, 2014 was a banner year…of failure&quot; </div> </div> </div> <p><b><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/BestofNQ2014MainImage.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 2px;" height="180" width="300" />RESTON, VA </b>– The Media Research Center (MRC) is proud to announce the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/year-end-awards-best-notable-quotables-2014"><strong><i>Worst of the Worst of 2014: The 27th Annual Awards for the Year’s Worst Reporting</i></strong></a>, with CNN anchor Carol Costello taking home the “Quote of the Year” honor for telling her viewers to enjoy listening to former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s da</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/cnn-anchor-carol-costellos-celebration-violence-against-palins-family-wins-quote-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division Notable Quotables Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:07:08 +0000 kyle.drennen 47887 at http://www.mrc.org Bozell Slams Networks for Covering Lauten Twice as Much as Gruber http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-slams-networks-covering-lauten-twice-much-gruber <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Capitol Hill Staffer’s Comments Were Covered Day After They Occurred, While Networks Waited As Much As 9 Days To Cover Gruber </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/LautenGruber.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 2px;" height="180" width="300" />RESTON, VA – <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-spend-more-time-gop-staffer-comments-gruber-scandal">A study just released</a> by the Media Research Center reveals the big three networks have covered unknown Capitol Hill staffer Elizabeth Lauten’s Facebook post – about how President Obama’s daughters looked and acted at an official event – <i>almost twice as much</i> as ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber’s “stupid voters” commen</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-slams-networks-covering-lauten-twice-much-gruber" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division abc cbs Elizabeth Lauten Jonathan Gruber NBC Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:15:02 +0000 kyle.drennen 47763 at http://www.mrc.org Bozell: Network Censorship of Houston Mayor’s Subpoenas Part of Left’s ‘Relentless Assault on Free Speech’ http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-network-censorship-houston-mayors-subpoenas-part-lefts-relentless-assault-free <p style="text-align: left;">RESTON, VA – According to a <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/houston-attacks-religious-freedom-pastors-networks-unconcerned">new analysis</a> by MRC Culture, over the past two days the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) have completely censored liberal Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s attempt to subpoena sermons of five pastors critical of the mayor, homosexuality, gender identity, or the city’s new “equal rights” ordinance.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-network-censorship-houston-mayors-subpoenas-part-lefts-relentless-assault-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases MRC Culture Censorship Free Speech gay Houston lesbian religous freedom Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:08:13 +0000 rich.noyes 47401 at http://www.mrc.org MRC Exempt From ObamaCare Mandate http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-exempt-obamacare-mandate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bozell: ‘Victory for Freedom of Religion and Conscience Rights’ </div> </div> </div> <p>RESTON, VA – Today, the Media Research Center (MRC) announced that it entered into an Agreed Order of Dismissal with the government ending its lawsuit to block enforcement of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate, which forces people of faith to subsidize health insurance plans that include abortion-inducing drugs, contraception, and sterilization. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-exempt-obamacare-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division brent bozell Lawsuit Media Research Center obamacare religious freedom Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:20:02 +0000 kyle.drennen 47316 at http://www.mrc.org Bozell: ‘Stop Rush’ Campaign a Fraud, Attack on Freedom of Speech http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-stop-rush-campaign-fraud-attack-freedom-speech <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/september/Limbaugh-red.jpg" style="float: right; margin-left: 4px; margin-right: 4px;" width="267" />RESTON, VA – Today, <a target="_blank" href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2014/09/24/rush-limbaugh-show-launches-attack-fake-grassroots-stop-rush-campaign"><strong>MRC's NewsBusters blog reported</strong></a> that The Rush Limbaugh Show is hitting back hard against the “Stop Rush” campaign, a phony grassroots movement designed to target, harass, and intimidate advertisers.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-stop-rush-campaign-fraud-attack-freedom-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division brent bozell frauds phony campaigns Rush Limbaugh Twitter the Left Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:10:13 +0000 rich.noyes 47222 at http://www.mrc.org MRC to Hold Exclusive Facebook Q&A with Country Music Legend http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-hold-exclusive-facebook-qa-country-music-legend <p>Reston, VA-- The Media Research Center will be holding an exclusive&nbsp;Facebook Q&amp;A&nbsp;with country music icon and conservative patriot, Charlie Daniels on&nbsp;<b>Wednesday, August 6th 12:00 pm ET</b>&nbsp;at&nbsp;<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong><a href="http://www.facebook.com/newsbusters">Facebook.com/newsbusters</a></strong></span>.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /><br />MRC is encouraging all country music fans and political junkies to take advantage of this rare opportunity to ask Charlie about anything they want—nothing is off limits. &nbsp; &nbsp;<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-hold-exclusive-facebook-qa-country-music-legend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases brent bozell Charlie Daniels facebook Media Research Center Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:44:52 +0000 scooter.schaefer 46850 at http://www.mrc.org MRC's Brent Bozell Reacts to Hobby Lobby Decision http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrcs-brent-bozell-reacts-hobby-lobby-decision <p>On Monday afternoon, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell released the following statement in reaction to the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in the Hobby Lobby case:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrcs-brent-bozell-reacts-hobby-lobby-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases brent bozell Hobby Lobby Media Research Center religious freedom Supreme Court Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:21:03 +0000 rich.noyes 46592 at http://www.mrc.org Another IRS Bombshell Lands Unreported http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/another-irs-bombshell-lands-unreported <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BOZELL DEMANDS: ‘WHAT WILL IT TAKE FOR ABC, CBS, AND NBC TO COVER THE IRS TARGETING SCANDAL, WHICH IS BIGGER THAN WATERGATE?’ </div> </div> </div> <p>RESTON, VA – Yesterday, Judicial Watch released a new batch of IRS documents that showed “extensive pressure on the IRS by Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) to shut down conservative leaning organizations.” According to an analysis from the Media Research Center, ABC, CBS, and NBC responded with exactly ZERO seconds of network news coverage. The released documents also revealed the IRS’s handling of the Tea Party applications was directed out of the agency’s DC headquarters, contrary to initial claims that blamed low-level officials in Cincinnati.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/another-irs-bombshell-lands-unreported" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases bozell Thu, 15 May 2014 18:37:10 +0000 scooter.schaefer 46266 at http://www.mrc.org MRC Files Unique Challenge to ObamaCare Mandate http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-files-unique-challenge-obamacare-mandate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pursues Exemption as a &quot;Self-Certified&quot; Religious Organization </div> </div> </div> <p>RESTON, VA – Today the Media Research Center (MRC) announced that it has filed a motion in US District Court for a preliminary injunction seeking to block enforcement of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate, which forces people of faith to subsidize health insurance plans that include abortion inducing drugs, contraception, and sterilization. A hearing has been set for June 6. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-files-unique-challenge-obamacare-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases abortifacients Abortion brent bozell contraception HHS Mandate obamacare religious freedom sterilization Wed, 14 May 2014 16:10:05 +0000 rich.noyes 46248 at http://www.mrc.org MRC Launches 'MRC Latino' First Spanish-Language Conservative Media Watchdog http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-launches-mrc-latino-first-spanish-language-conservative-media-watchdog <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Inaugural analysis of Telemundo, Univision finds clear liberal slant </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/april/Unveil.JPG" style="margin-left: 4px; margin-right: 4px; float: right;" width="240" />WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Media Research Center launched MRC Latino at a symposium co-sponsored by the American Principles Project’s Latino Partnership at the Newseum in Washington, DC.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-launches-mrc-latino-first-spanish-language-conservative-media-watchdog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases bozell mrc latino Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:24:57 +0000 scooter.schaefer 45903 at http://www.mrc.org