EthicsCharges http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/11974/all en NBC Whines About Use of Brokaw Report to Attack Newt on Ethics Charges, Failed to Report Gingrich's Vindication http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbc-whines-about-use-brokaw-report-attack-newt-ethics-charges-failed-report-gingrichs-vi <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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2012-01-30-NBC-TDAY-Brokaw.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="184" /></div> <p>On Monday, Today co-host Matt Lauer pushed Mitt Romney to stop running an ad that features a clip of former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw reporting Newt Gingrich being charged with ethics violations in 1997. However, <strong>it has now been <a href="http://www.mrc.org/press/releases/2011/20111214034046.aspx">4,742 days without an NBC story</a> on Gingrich subsequently being cleared on those charges.</strong><br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbc-whines-about-use-brokaw-report-attack-newt-ethics-charges-failed-report-gingrichs-vi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert Campaign2012 EthicsCharges liberalmediabias MattLauer MittRomney NBC NewtGingrich NightlyNews Today TomBrokaw Mon, 30 Jan 2012 16:24:00 +0000 38976 at http://mrc.org CBS: Charlie Rangel Made 'Emotional and Raw Defense' on House Floor http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-charlie-rangel-made-emotional-and-raw-defense-house-floor <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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-08-10-CBS-EN-Andrews.jpg" /></div><p>In a sympathetic story devoid of critics on Tuesday's CBS Evening News, correspondent Wyatt Andrews described Congressman Charles Rangel's rant over being charged with numerous ethics violations this way: <b>"In an emotional and raw defense against 13 ethics charges, Charles Rangel mixed small doses of contrition...into a speech of political defiance."<br /></b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-charlie-rangel-made-emotional-and-raw-defense-house-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert cbs CharlesRangel congress EthicsCharges EveningNews liberalmediabias WyattAndrews Wed, 11 Aug 2010 21:53:00 +0000 36467 at http://mrc.org