BobOrr http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1263/all en ABC Only Big Three Net to Fully Cover Seattle Terror Plot; NBC Gives It 17 Sec. http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-only-big-three-net-fully-cover-seattle-terror-plot-nbc-gives-it-17-sec <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/2011-06-24-ABC-GMA-Ross.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="180" /></div> <p>NBC barely covered the Thursday arrests of two Islamists in a planned terrorist attack on a military facility in Seattle. The network didn't cover the breaking news at all on Thursday's Nightly News, and devoted only 17 seconds to it on Friday's Today Show. Thursday's CBS Evening News had a minute-long report on the arrests, while ABC had full reports on the arrests on World News and GMA.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-only-big-three-net-fully-cover-seattle-terror-plot-nbc-gives-it-17-sec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BettyNguyen BiasAlert BobOrr BrianRoss cbs CBSEveningNews GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias NBC SavannahGuthrie ScottPelley TheEarlyShow Today WorldNews Fri, 24 Jun 2011 20:47:00 +0000 37858 at http://www.mrc.org CBS's Orr Warns Tea Party 'Hard Line' to End 'Collaborative Spirit' and Cause 'Partisan Bickering' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-orr-warns-tea-party-hard-line-end-collaborative-spirit-and-cause-partisan-bickering <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 height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-01-01-CBS-EN-Orr.jpg" /></div><p> On Saturday's CBS Evening News, correspondent Bob Orr filed a report on the incoming Republican congressional freshmen, and, after noting that Rep.-elect Allen West was taking a "hard line" on federal spending, and after showing a clip of the Florida Republican raising doubts about compromising "your principles," the CBS correspondent used the cliche "partisan bickering" as he warned that such views could end the recent "collaborative spirit" in Congress, a</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-orr-warns-tea-party-hard-line-end-collaborative-spirit-and-cause-partisan-bickering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AllenWest BarackObama BiasAlert BobOrr cbs congress EveningNews liberalmediabias Republicans TeaParty Sun, 02 Jan 2011 07:38:00 +0000 37140 at http://www.mrc.org CBS's Bob Orr Despairs Shahzad 'Lived a Spartan and Seemingly Lonely Existence' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-bob-orr-despairs-shahzad-lived-spartan-and-seemingly-lonely-existence <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-05-06-CBS-EN-mattress.jpg" /></div><p>A night after CBS's Bob Orr insisted botched terrorist bomber Faisal Shahzad's "motive also remains unclear" and fretted "he has not realized any American dream," Orr on Thursday night asserted <b>"investigators say financial pressures may have helped fuel his rage"</b> because "he defaulted on both his mortgage and another $65,000 equity loan." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-bob-orr-despairs-shahzad-lived-spartan-and-seemingly-lonely-existence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BobOrr CBSEveningNews FaisalShahzad liberalmediabias Terrorism Fri, 07 May 2010 15:17:00 +0000 36066 at http://www.mrc.org Shahzad's Motive 'Unclear' to CBS, Cites Money Pressure Since He 'Hasn't Realized Any American Dream' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/shahzads-motive-unclear-cbs-cites-money-pressure-he-hasnt-realized-any-american-dream <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="202" width="250"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xd6U8znzqG&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="202" width="250" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xd6U8znzqG&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>Botched bomber Faisal Shahzad's failure to achieve the "American dream" may have been an important motive for his terrorist act, CBS's Bob Orr </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/shahzads-motive-unclear-cbs-cites-money-pressure-he-hasnt-realized-any-american-dream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BobOrr CBSEveningNews FaisalShahzad liberalmediabias Terrorism Thu, 06 May 2010 01:41:00 +0000 36058 at http://www.mrc.org CBS and NBC Skip Hasan's Ominous 'We Love Death More Than You Love Life' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-and-nbc-skip-hasans-ominous-we-love-death-more-you-love-life <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-11-10-ABC-WNCG-lovedeath.jpg" /></div><p>Tuesday night ABC's Brian Ross highlighted how in a 2007 presentation mass-murdering Army Major Nidal Hasan exposed his radicalism and adherence to Islam over the U.S. Army as he charged "it's getting harder and harder for Muslims in the service to morally justify being in a military that seems constantly engaged against fellow Muslims," and declared: "We love death more than you love life." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-and-nbc-skip-hasans-ominous-we-love-death-more-you-love-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews BiasAlert BobOrr BrianRoss CBSEveningNews DanaPriest FortHoodShooting liberalmediabias NBCNightlyNews NidalHasan PeteWilliams WashingtonPost Wed, 11 Nov 2009 02:42:00 +0000 35324 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Warns of 'Right-Wing' 'Anti-Government' Extremism http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-warns-right-wing-anti-government-extremism <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 height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-08-12-CBS-EN-Orr.jpg" /></div><p>On Wednesday's CBS Evening News, correspondent Bob Orr highlighted a report released by the far-left Southern Poverty Law Center claiming a recent increase in the number of militias, and warning of the possibility of increased violence by anti-government, right-wing groups and individuals, angry at Democratic party control of the government and of a black President holding office.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-warns-right-wing-anti-government-extremism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BobOrr CBSEveningNews liberalmediabias Right-Wing Thu, 13 Aug 2009 15:48:00 +0000 34975 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Early Show Again Fears Rise in 'Right-Wing Extremists' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-early-show-again-fears-rise-right-wing-extremists <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"> <object width="240" height="194"><param name="movie" value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Gdnzuzpr8z&c1=0x8CA2B9&c2=0x385E87&sm=1" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /> <embed src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Gdnzuzpr8z&c1=0x8CA2B9&c2=0x385E87&sm=1" allowfullscreen="true" width="240" height="194" /></embed></object></div>On Wednesday, the CBS Early Show once again feared a rise in right-wing extremism as co-host Russ Mitchell cited a report from the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center: <b>"A report out this morning says anti-government</b><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-early-show-again-fears-rise-right-wing-extremists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BobOrr cbs harrysmith liberalmediabias Right-WingExtremism RussMitchell SouthernPovertyLawCenter Wed, 12 Aug 2009 16:00:00 +0000 34968 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Devotes More Time to Those Opposing New Gun Rights Law Than Supporters http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-devotes-more-time-those-opposing-new-gun-rights-law-supporters <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 height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-07-21-CBS-EN-Orr.jpg" /></div><p>Tuesday's CBS Evening News gave attention to a proposed new gun law that would strengthen the right of gun owners who hold a concealed weapon permit to carry a weapon across state lines into states with more restrictive gun laws than where the permit was obtained.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-devotes-more-time-those-opposing-new-gun-rights-law-supporters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BobOrr CBSEveningNews GunControl KatieCouric liberalmediabias Wed, 22 Jul 2009 19:09:00 +0000 34887 at http://www.mrc.org