Media Research Center

Still Thrilled by Obama

Four years ago, the ABC, CBS and NBC morning shows celebrated the “rock star” Democrats running to replace George W. Bush, and no candidate set journalists’ pulses racing faster than Barack Obama. ...

Happy Birthday: Obama Gives Himself 3,200 Reasons to Celebrate

President talks 39 times more about himself than he does the debt.

Media Ignored How Failed Gay Relationship, Violent Outbursts Impacted Wikileaks 'Hero'

'Emotionally fragile' soldier accused of releasing documents had been recently spurned by homosexual lover

Science Fiction

5 Years After: Networks Celebrate Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth,' Ignore Scientific Flaws, Criticism

April Unemployment Back Up to 9%; 27th Month Above 8%

Despite 244,000 jobs gained in April, national unemployment rate has been higher than promised since February 2009.

No Nukes: How Three Mile Island was Disaster for Media Credibility

More than 30 years later, nuclear accident shows how media hype can make a bad situation far worse.

Unemployment Below 9 Percent 'Bolsters Recovery Hopes' in 2011, But Little 'Consolation' in 1983

New York Times very downbeat in Reagan's day, despite much bigger monthly drop in jobless rate than February 2011.

Networks Link Bush to 'Skyrocketing' Gas Prices 15 Times More Than Obama

Mideast unrest has sent pump prices up rapidly, but networks mention GOP president in more gas reports than today.

Gas Prices Back Above $3, Networks Don't Question Obama Policies

Gas prices are "soaring" again, crossing the $3-a-gallon threshold on Dec. 23 for the first time since Oct. 17, 2008. Back then the benchmark was a relief as prices plunged from the highest price ...

MSNBC Says 'Fantastic' Report Shows 151,000 Jobs Added, But Rate 'Holds Steady'

Media ignore how positive numbers fall more than 7 million jobs shy of Obama's jobs promise.
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