GulfofMexico http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/11776/all en Networks Skim Over White House Oil Claim: 'Vast Majority' of Spill is Gone http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-skim-over-white-house-oil-claim-vast-majority-spill-gone <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A president with close ties to an oil company helping hide the magnitude and damage of an oil spill would be big news, if he were a conservative. But it seems even when the environmentalists and the left are upset over President Obama’s handling of the Gulf oil spill, the national news media barely notice.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-skim-over-white-house-oil-claim-vast-majority-spill-gone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Climate Change Environment Government abc britishpetroleum CarolBrowner cbs coastguard freedomofthepress GulfofMexico NBC obama oil oilplume oilspill pressaccess woodshole Wed, 25 Aug 2010 20:33:53 +0000 admin 27113 at http://www.mrc.org Environmentalists Using Religion, Oil Spill to Promote Green Agenda http://www.mrc.org/articles/environmentalists-using-religion-oil-spill-promote-green-agenda <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >“Where would Jesus drill?”</p> <br /> <p >That sounds almost like it could be the opening of a tree hugger's bad joke, but instead it's the lede in <a href="http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5i7tADnxuR79MJPcf7h0C8jxGSMGQD9GQA1101" />a recent Associated Press story written by John Flesher</a> about a so-called “Green religion movement.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/environmentalists-using-religion-oil-spill-promote-green-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Environment Faith Christinity Environmentalism green greenagenda GulfofMexico oil oilspill Religion Tue, 13 Jul 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28961 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Obama Interview: LeBron, McCartney In; Sestak, Economy Out http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-obama-interview-lebron-mccartney-sestak-economy-out <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-06-03-CNN-LKL-King.jpg" height="180" width="240" /></div><p>CNN's Larry King completely left out the major topic of the White House's continuing obfuscation on the Sestak and Romanoff controversies and barely mentioned the economy during his interview of President Obama on Thursday.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-obama-interview-lebron-mccartney-sestak-economy-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AndrewRomanoff Arizona BarackObama BiasAlert CarriePrejean CNN GulfofMexico immigration Israel JanBrewer JoeSestak LarryKing LarryKingLive LeBronJames liberalmediabias oil PaulMcCartney PresidentObama Fri, 04 Jun 2010 18:54:00 +0000 36187 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Griffin to Reich on Idea to Seize BP: 'Illegal;' 'Smacks of Venezuela' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-griffin-reich-idea-seize-bp-illegal-smacks-venezuela <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="202" width="250"><param name="movie" value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdaGnzvkIr&amp;c1=0x120DED&amp;c2=0x120DED" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdaGnzvkIr&amp;c1=0x120DED&amp;c2=0x120DED" allowfullscreen="true" height="202" width="250"></embed></object></div><p>On Wednesday's Rick's List, CNN's Drew Griffin pressed former Clinton administration official Robert Reich on his call for a federal takeover of BP and its effor</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-griffin-reich-idea-seize-bp-illegal-smacks-venezuela" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BP CNN DrewGriffin federalgovernment Gulf GulfofMexico liberalmediabias oil oilleak oilspill Rick'sList RickSanchez RobertReich Wed, 02 Jun 2010 23:45:00 +0000 36173 at http://www.mrc.org Time's Joe Klein: Oil Spill is 'Bush's Second Katrina,' 'Republicans Look Worse Than Democrats' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/times-joe-klein-oil-spill-bushs-second-katrina-republicans-look-worse-democrats <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-05-30-NBC-CMS-Kle4.jpg" height="180" width="240" /></div><p>On Sunday's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, Time magazine columnist Joe Klein joined the ranks of left-leaning media figures like Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann in blaming the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on the Bush administration.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/times-joe-klein-oil-spill-bushs-second-katrina-republicans-look-worse-democrats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert ChrisMatthews GeorgeW.Bush GulfofMexico HurricaneKatrina JoeKlein liberalmediabias oilspill Mon, 31 May 2010 15:59:00 +0000 36160 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Cooper: It's 'Stunning' Obama Let Oil Leak Become 'Katrina in Slow Mo' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-cooper-its-stunning-obama-let-oil-leak-become-katrina-slow-mo <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-05-25-CNN-AC-Cooper.jpg" height="180" width="240" /></div><p>CNN's Anderson Cooper first defended the Obama administration's initial response to the Gulf oil leak and then criticized him from the left on Tuesday's AC360: "A month ago, it seemed like the federal government was on top of this. They were beating back claims...that this was Obama's Katrina." He later continued that "it doesn't seem like there's much pressure being applied to [BP], if it's there at all." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-cooper-its-stunning-obama-let-oil-leak-become-katrina-slow-mo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AndersonCooper AndersonCooper360 BarackObama BiasAlert BP CNN DavidGergen DouglasBrinkley GulfofMexico HurricaneKatrina liberalmediabias oil PresidentObama Wed, 26 May 2010 19:52:00 +0000 36149 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Spins Oil Discovery Negatively http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-spins-oil-discovery-negatively <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The recent massive oil discovery in the Gulf of Mexico led to in-depth reports by all three network newscasts, but only NBC spun the news negatively. There it was portrayed as a loss to environmentalists and consumers. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-spins-oil-discovery-negatively" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Energy gas GulfofMexico NBC NRDC oil Wed, 06 Sep 2006 18:05:32 +0000 admin 25062 at http://www.mrc.org