WallStreetProtests http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1318/all en ABC's Sawyer Trumpets 'Occupy Igloos' at 'Camp Igloo' in Switzerland http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-sawyer-trumpets-occupy-igloos-camp-igloo-switzerland <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 src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/ABCWorldNews-igloo-2012-01-17-240.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="181" /></div> <p>Diane Sawyer remains enthralled with the far-left 'Occupy' protesters. Last October she championed 'the Occupy Wall Street movement' by ludicrously claiming 'it has spread to more than 250 American cities, more than a thousand countries - every continent but Antarctica.' (There are fewer than 200 nations.)<br /> <br /> On Tuesday night, she trumpeted 'Occupy igloos' at 'Camp Igloo' – in Switzerland, not Antarctica.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-sawyer-trumpets-occupy-igloos-camp-igloo-switzerland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert dianesawyer liberalmediabias WallStreetProtests WorldNews Wed, 18 Jan 2012 12:10:00 +0000 38913 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Gives Positive Look Into Fringe Group of Hackers and Thieves http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-gives-positive-look-fringe-group-hackers-and-thieves <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2012-01-12-CNN-Lyon-Anonymous tres.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>The group "Anonymous" claims to be an arm of the Occupy movement and has made headlines for <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/8980453/Anonymous-Robin-Hood-hacking-attack-hits-major-firms.html">stealing</a> credit card numbers and publishing personal information of police officers.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-gives-positive-look-fringe-group-hackers-and-thieves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AmberLyon anonymous BiasAlert CNN liberalmediabias WallStreetProtests Thu, 12 Jan 2012 21:42:00 +0000 38888 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's O'Brien Grills Bachmann But Hands Soft Interview to 'Occupy' Protesters http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-obrien-grills-bachmann-hands-soft-interview-occupy-protesters <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2012-01-03-CNN-StartingPoint-Bachmann dos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien has had a history of liberal bias – to a scale approaching <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2010/06/15/cnns-obrien-previewing-gary-tony-have-baby-special-leftist-glaad-activis">activism</a> – and she showed where her newest CNN show might be headed on Tuesday with a completely liberal double-standard in her interviews.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-obrien-grills-bachmann-hands-soft-interview-occupy-protesters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Elections BiasAlert CNN Conservatives IowaCaucus liberalmediabias Liberals MicheleBachmann OccupyDesMoines Republicans SoledadO'Brien WallStreetProtests Tue, 03 Jan 2012 22:17:00 +0000 38830 at http://www.mrc.org For CNN, 200 'Occupy' Arrests Amounts to 'Dozens' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-200-occupy-arrests-amounts-dozens <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-11-30-CNN-Holmes-OLA dos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>CNN's T.J. Holmes, reporting Tuesday on the eviction of "Occupy Los Angeles" and the subsequent arrests of 200 protesters, simply numbered the arrests as totaling in the "dozens." Apparently for CNN, over 16 dozen arrests still merits the count of "dozens" rather than "scores" or even "hundreds" or simply "200."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-200-occupy-arrests-amounts-dozens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CNN DonLemon liberalmediabias OccupyLosAngeles T.J.Holmes WallStreetProtests Wed, 30 Nov 2011 22:23:00 +0000 38470 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Hypes 'Massive' OWS Protest and NBC Touts 'Huge Crowds,' But CBS Sees Just 'a Thousand' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-hypes-massive-ows-protest-and-nbc-touts-huge-crowds-cbs-sees-just-thousand <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 src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/ABCWorldNews-massivecrowd-2011-11-17-240.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="181" /></div> <p>Substitute ABC anchor David Muir opened Thursday's<em> World News</em> by hyping<strong> 'masses of people taking to the streets</strong> here in New York City,' before reporter Dan Harris referenced <strong>'this massive protest march tonight' </strong>and 'this big protest.'<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-hypes-massive-ows-protest-and-nbc-touts-huge-crowds-cbs-sees-just-thousand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BrianWilliams CBSEveningNews DanHarris DavidMuir JimAxelrod liberalmediabias MikeTaibbi NBCNightlyNews WallStreetProtests WorldNews Fri, 18 Nov 2011 01:45:00 +0000 38437 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Malveaux Tells Van Jones He'd Be 'Good Spokesperson' for Occupy Movement http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-malveaux-tells-van-jones-hed-be-good-spokesperson-occupy-movement <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-11-16-CNN-Malveaux-VanJones2 tres.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>By noon on Wednesday, CNN had already hosted a Wall Street protester and a leftist "community organizer" to talk about the Occupy Wall Street movement. Anchor Suzanne Malveaux then interviewed Van Jones, former Obama-appointee and Marxist, and told him he'd make a "good spokesperson" for the Occupy movement.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-malveaux-tells-van-jones-hed-be-good-spokesperson-occupy-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CNN liberalmediabias OccupyWallStreet SuzanneMalveaux VanJones WallStreetProtests Wed, 16 Nov 2011 22:32:00 +0000 38423 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Guest Compares OWS to Boston Tea Party http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-guest-compares-ows-boston-tea-party <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-11-16-CNN-AM-Kohn dos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>CNN guest and "community organizer" Sally Kohn compared the Occupy Wall Street movement to the Boston Tea Party on Wednesday's American Morning. When asked about "fair criticisms" of the movement as one possessing criminal elements, Kohn responded that the Boston Tea Party was viewed as a criminal element in its day, but was vindicated by history.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-guest-compares-ows-boston-tea-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AmericanMorning BiasAlert BostonTeaParty CNN liberalmediabias OccupyWallStreet SallyKohn WallStreetProtests Wed, 16 Nov 2011 19:46:00 +0000 38421 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Offers Sympathetic Look at Occupy DC's 'Rules and Regulations' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-offers-sympathetic-look-occupy-dcs-rules-and-regulations <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-11-15-CNN-Baldwin-ODC2 tres.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>On Tuesday afternoon's Newsroom, CNN ran a positive segment on Occupy D.C. at Freedom Plaza and touted the protest's "rules and regulations." In what could have passed for an advertisement for the protest, anchor Brooke Baldwin held up to the camera the protest's application for prospective occupiers, remarking "how about that?" over its stipulations.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-offers-sympathetic-look-occupy-dcs-rules-and-regulations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BrookeBaldwin CNN liberalmediabias OccupyDC WallStreetProtests Tue, 15 Nov 2011 23:38:00 +0000 38416 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Asks Protester If OWS Rivals Civil Rights Movement http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-asks-protester-if-ows-rivals-civil-rights-movement <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-11-15-CNN-Harlow-OWS tres.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>CNN's Poppy Harlow asked an Occupy Wall Street protester on Tuesday if the movement was "at that scale" of the civil rights movement, and if the cause was "as important" as civil rights.<br /><br /> In turn, the occupier answered that the Wall Street protests are "much grander" than the civil rights movement. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-asks-protester-if-ows-rivals-civil-rights-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CivilRightsMovement CNN liberalmediabias OccupyWallStreet PoppyHarlow WallStreetProtests Tue, 15 Nov 2011 23:30:00 +0000 38415 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Hypes Musician Playing 'Occupy' Song at Obama Dinner http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-hypes-musician-playing-occupy-song-obama-dinner <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-11-14-CNN-AM-Makana dos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>Multiple times on Tuesday, CNN touted a musician who quietly played a song about Occupy Wall Street at an APEC dinner attended by President Obama and other world leaders.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-hypes-musician-playing-occupy-song-obama-dinner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert BriannaKeilar CNN liberalmediabias OccupyWallStreet WallStreetProtests Mon, 14 Nov 2011 23:06:00 +0000 38407 at http://www.mrc.org Amanpour, Agreeable with Pelosi, Pushes Boehner Repeatedly from Left to Raise Taxes http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/amanpour-agreeable-pelosi-pushes-boehner-repeatedly-left-raise-taxes <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 src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/ThisWeek-BoehnerAmanpour-2011-11-06-240.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="181" /></div> <p>ABC's Christiane Amanpour, on Sunday's <em>This Week</em>, hit House Speaker John Boehner repeatedly from the left to raise taxes, a hostile, political agenda-driven approach she failed to apply a month earlier to the House's top Democrat, Nancy Pelosi.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/amanpour-agreeable-pelosi-pushes-boehner-repeatedly-left-raise-taxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Audio BiasAlert ChristianeAmanpour JohnBoehner liberalmediabias taxes ThisWeek Video WallStreetProtests Sun, 06 Nov 2011 23:12:00 +0000 38368 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Segment Hypes 'Diversity' of Occupy Seattle http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-segment-hypes-diversity-occupy-seattle <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-11-01-CNN-OWS-Diversity dos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>CNN used an "In Depth" segment on Tuesday to emphasize the diversity among protesters at Occupy Seattle, featuring a rapper, a group of "Raging Grannies," drummers and more. The report during the 12 p.m. hour was one of multiple segments that ran on Tuesday afternoon giving viewers a close-up look at the Wall Street protests.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-segment-hypes-diversity-occupy-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CNN liberalmediabias OccupySeattle SuzanneMalveaux WallStreetProtests Tue, 01 Nov 2011 20:36:00 +0000 38351 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Hosts Former Communist Party Candidate to Praise OWS, Hit Obama from Left http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-hosts-former-communist-party-candidate-praise-ows-hit-obama-left <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-10-30-CNN-Lemon-Davis tres.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>CNN's Don Lemon hosted radical leftist and former Communist Party member Angela Davis on Sunday night's Newsroom for what he called a "blast from the past." Davis hit President Obama from the left and praised the Wall Street protests as a continuation of the movement that swept "a black president who identified with a black radical tradition" into office.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-hosts-former-communist-party-candidate-praise-ows-hit-obama-left" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Elections AngelaDavis BarackObama BiasAlert CNN CommunistParty Communists Democrats DonLemon liberalmediabias Liberals OccupyWallStreet WallStreetProtests Mon, 31 Oct 2011 22:07:00 +0000 38348 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Asks: Would Jesus Occupy Wall Street? http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-asks-would-jesus-occupy-wall-street <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-10-25-CNN-Costello-WWJD dos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>CNN tried to tie Jesus to a liberal movement on Wednesday as correspondent Carol Costello labeled various religious authorities as supporters of the "Occupy Wall Street" protests – even as she reported that protests became violent at "Occupy Oakland."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-asks-would-jesus-occupy-wall-street" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CarolCostello Christianity CNN liberalmediabias OccupyWallStreet Vatican WallStreetProtests Wed, 26 Oct 2011 21:49:00 +0000 38332 at http://www.mrc.org Michael Moore: Wall St. Protests Aren't Violent, the Police Are the Rioters http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/michael-moore-wall-st-protests-arent-violent-police-are-rioters <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-10-25-CNN-PiersMorgan-Moore dos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>Leftist filmmaker Michael Moore dismissed the accusation that some Wall Street protests have grown violent, telling CNN's Piers Morgan on Tuesday that the "Occupy" protesters are, in fact, "a nonviolent peaceful group" and the real rioters are the police.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/michael-moore-wall-st-protests-arent-violent-police-are-rioters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CNN liberalmediabias MichaelMoore OccupyWallStreet PiersMorgan WallStreetProtests Wed, 26 Oct 2011 21:39:00 +0000 38331 at http://www.mrc.org