issue http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/14090/all en Uncritical Condition http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/uncritical-condition <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/bmi-staff">BMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2010/Uncritical_Condition_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/uncritical-condition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2008 abc abcs administration admitted agenda AMA america Americans big bill called Cannon care cbs cited claim claims congress cost Costs coverage critics day Debate didnt Doctors electronic experts federal found free good government health House huge included including information institute insurance insurers issue jan johnson johnsons Journalists july june lower made make March market Massachusetts medical Medicare million morning national NBC network networks news number obama obamacare obamas option patients people percent plan plans policy president presidents private problem problems program programs proponents proposals public records reform report Reporters reports run save Senate solution Speech state stories story study system Today told trillion uninsured universal week year york Thu, 04 Nov 2010 21:33:00 +0000 admin 30587 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Chetry Worried Public is Taking Steps Backward on Global Warming http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-chetry-worried-public-taking-steps-backward-global-warming <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>The American public is wising up about the theory of anthropogenic global warming and is expressing skepticism. Some would think that is progress, but not CNN’s Karen Chetry.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-chetry-worried-public-taking-steps-backward-global-warming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Economy Energy Environment Trade back baseline billion cap climate cnns creating expected farm global good heritage higher Income issue larsen make oct percent pole political public terms warming Mon, 18 Oct 2010 21:37:00 +0000 admin 27056 at http://www.mrc.org Scientific American Proposes Global Warming Solution: Birth Control through Contraception and Safe Abortion http://www.mrc.org/articles/scientific-american-proposes-global-warming-solution-birth-control-through-contraception-an <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>The use of birth control has been an issue debated by ethicists in the United States for over a century. Until now, it’s been a moral issue, and few mainstream voices ever advocated the use of birth control for environmental reasons.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/scientific-american-proposes-global-warming-solution-birth-control-through-contraception-an" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Education Environment Family International 2050 abortions atmosphere baby biello billion birth called carbon climate consumption contraception control greenhouse growth issue methods paul people planning population pringle safe scientific significantly Women world worlds year Fri, 15 Oct 2010 23:57:00 +0000 admin 27057 at http://www.mrc.org The Great Newspaper Bailout http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-newspaper-bailout <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/bmi-staff">BMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's a maxim of journalism that newspapers are supposed to '<em>comfort the afflicted and afflict</em><em> </em>the comfortable<em>.</em>' Yet there are few industries more afflicted by problems than the news business, and some journalists and their supporters on the left are flexing political muscle to find more than a little comfort.</p> <br /> <p>And they certainly do need comfort. Nearly everywhere they turn, the news is bad.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-newspaper-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2008 2009 american angeles antitrust april asked assistance Bailout BBC big bill billion billions broadband broadcasting business called CEO commission communities congress congressional continue control create daily direct dollars editor executive FCC federal financial foundation free fund funded funding future government group hearing idea including increase industry information institute Intervention involved involvement issue john journalism Journalists law left liberal los made major make model money nation national nations news newspaper newspapers NPR obama online organizations outlets PBS people percent piece post postal president Press print problems profit public publisher publishers recent remain report Review seeking society sort state subsidies subsidy support tax testimony told top urged washington wrote year years Wed, 04 Nov 2009 21:23:00 +0000 admin 30576 at http://www.mrc.org Apostles of Atheism http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/apostles-atheism <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/cmi-staff">CMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Introduction</strong></p> <br /> <p><a name="L"> L</a>ike clockwork, the holiest Christian holidays bring stories into the news cycle that clearly take aim at the faith of the majority of Americans. In 2007, the Discovery Channel's 'The Jesus Tomb' made headlines just before Easter. So it comes as no surprise to learn that a popular comedian announced plans to release a 'documentary on atheism' on Easter Sunday, 2008.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/apostles-atheism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Culture 2007 abc abcs america anti asked atheism atheist atheists back belief book Books broadcast called catholic cbs challenge christian Christianity Christians christopher compass concerns contained controversy convention country coverage dawkins Debate december edition editor examined faith feature featured god golden governor hitchens huckabee included issue issues january Journalists leading league led magazines marlantes mentioned morning mother movie nation national NBC news Newsweek Nightline november page people percent piece prayer public pullman ran Religion religious report reported reporter reporting romneys russert showed Speech stories story Stossel subject Television teresa themed top world wrote year Tue, 11 Nov 2008 02:23:00 +0000 admin 31530 at http://www.mrc.org Media Mum on Barney Frank's Fannie Mae Love Connection http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/media-mum-barney-franks-fannie-mae-love-connection <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>Are journalists playing favorites with some of the key political figures involved with regulatory oversight of U.S. financial markets?</p> <br /> <p><br /><br /><br /></p> <br /> <p>     MSNBC’s Chris Matthews launched several vitriolic attacks on the Republican Party <a href="http://old.businessandmedia.org/articles/2008/20080918120353.aspx" target="_blank">on his Sept. 17, 2008, show</a>, suggesting blame for Wall Street problems should be focused in a partisan way. However, he and other media have failed to thoroughly examine the Democratic side of the blame game.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/media-mum-barney-franks-fannie-mae-love-connection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 2003 2008 administration ago blame bush business called campaign committee congress department deregulation efforts family fannie financial Frank freddie government GSEs home House housing issue left lending mac mae members mortgage Moses news people political post problems reform relationship sept street wall washington wrote years Thu, 25 Sep 2008 07:29:00 +0000 admin 30119 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Brings Negative View to 'Issue #1': The Economy http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-brings-negative-view-issue-1-economy <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/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     “Issue #1 is your economy,” CNN host Ali Velshi announced March 17, as CNN launched a new mid-day show focused on the issue polls show is the top priority for Americans in the election season. Since then, “Issue #1” has brought viewers “disastrous” economic indicators, gas price laments and the “mortgage meltdown,” echoing negative economic messages elsewhere in the media. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-brings-negative-view-issue-1-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy animal Credit crisis crunch economic election gas housing issue market mccain mortgage obama oil president prices Thu, 19 Jun 2008 11:03:16 +0000 admin 26106 at http://www.mrc.org More than 33,000 People Send Petition with 'Outrage' Over Time's Doctoring of Iwo Jima Photo http://www.mrc.org/articles/more-33000-people-send-petition-outrage-over-times-doctoring-iwo-jima-photo <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 >     In response to the cover of the April 28 issue Time magazine, the Media Research Center (MRC) launched a petition that condemned the use of the iconic Iwo Jima photo as a global warming prop.</p> <br /> <p >    More than 33,000 signatures were collected for the petition, which calls for immediate action by Time. The <a href="http://www.mrcaction.org/509/petition.asp?PID=16283668" />petition </a>condemns the liberties the magazine took in addressing global warming:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/more-33000-people-send-petition-outrage-over-times-doctoring-iwo-jima-photo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment ClimateChange cover flag GlobalWarming green issue IwoJima Magazine marines Photo Time WorldWarII WWII Fri, 25 Apr 2008 19:31:19 +0000 admin 26220 at http://www.mrc.org Global Warming Censored http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/global-warming-censored <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2008/Global_Warming_Censored_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p> <p><strong>Correction Appended</strong></p> <p><strong><br /></strong></p> <p>So much for that job requirement of balance and objectivity. When it came to global warming the media clearly left out dissent in favor of hype, cute penguins and disastrous predictions.</p> <br /> <p>"They [penguins] are charismatic, endearing and in serious trouble," warned NBC's Anne Thompson on the Dec. 12, 2007, "Nightly News." Thompson didn't include any disagreement.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/global-warming-censored" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2007 abc abcs america american arctic bill bmi business called caused cbs christy climate consensus cost Debate dec deniers didnt dissent drought earth environmental experts fact find flat global gooch gore government human include included Interview ipcc issue john journalist Journalists july live made manmade mentioned michaels NBC network networks news nightly oct opinions ordinary pelley people percent planet polar politicians professor question Reporters Science scientist scientists skeptical skepticism stories story talking thompson Today told unidentified vieira voices warming weir williams world year Mon, 03 Mar 2008 23:32:00 +0000 admin 30574 at http://www.mrc.org Americas Big Dam Problem http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/americas-big-dam-problem <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>While environmentalists claim to battle for renewable energy, dams that provide renewable power to 10 percent of the United States have come under increasing attack.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/americas-big-dam-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 2002 2006 2007 american americas angeles battle big billion campaign construction cost dam dams energy environmental environmentalists facilities fish francisco groups hetch hetchy hoover hydroelectric hydropower issue klamath ladders left los major million months national network news people percent power removal remove removed removing renewable report reported river rivers salmon san snake state states stories story tear Threats united warming water years Wed, 28 Feb 2007 22:35:00 +0000 admin 30117 at http://www.mrc.org Summer Rerun http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/summer-rerun <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/rachel-waters">Rachel Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2006/Summer_Rerun_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/summer-rerun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2006 2008 america appearance book climate couric Debate didnt energy film global good gore gores Interview issue june moral morning movie news political president run star story summer truth vice View warming zinc Wed, 16 Aug 2006 19:40:00 +0000 admin 30556 at http://www.mrc.org Crazy 8s http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/crazy-8s <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2005/Crazy_s_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary<br /></a><br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/crazy-8s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2005 abc activists added administration Africa african africas ago agreed Allen amanpour america american analysis anchor assistance audience awareness bate billion billions bob broadcast Budget bush business cbs celebrity claim climate clinton CNN cnns Comment concert concerts conference continent Corruption countries country coverage critical criticized day debt development didnt dollars dont economic effort ethiopia event events explain explained explaining fair film foreign found free fund funding gave geldof global good government governments high humanitarian included increase increased institute issue Journalists july june justice Kyoto leaders live lot made major make million millions money morning MTV nation nations NBC network networks news number numbers people percent point Poverty president Press problems raise raising release relief repeated report reporter Reporters reports rich save show showed similar simple site star states stop stories story talking Today tonight total trade treaty tupy united viewers warming wasnt werent work world year years Thu, 14 Jul 2005 00:29:00 +0000 admin 30547 at http://www.mrc.org SUPERSIZED BIAS II http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/supersized-bias-ii <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2004/SUPERSIZED_BIAS_II_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/supersized-bias-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business abc abcs activists advocacy american Americans analysis anti article asked association august blame bmi business buss called calories CDC center childhood Children choices cited classified comments companies concept consumer consumers control corporate coverage criticism CSPI Debate Diet discussed disease Epidemic fair fast fat Food foods free freedom funded government group groups hasnt health healthier healthy horovitz Improvement individual individuals industry institute interest issue issues june kids latest loss made major marion market McDonalds mckenzie medical national Nestle news Nutrition nwwashington obese obesity offered options overweight people percent personal piece points presented previous problem products public put question report reporter reporting responsibility restaurant result risk Science sellers september snack solution solutions sound Statistics stories story studies study tax university weight year york Tue, 14 Dec 2004 02:58:00 +0000 admin 30537 at http://www.mrc.org Destroying America To Save The World http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/destroying-america-save-world <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2004/Destroying_America_To_Save_The_World_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/destroying-america-save-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 1997 2001 2002 2004 abc academy accepted action administration agreement american analyzed anchor appeared august back based basic big billion blamed briefs broadcast bush business cable called cbs channel choices climate CNN consensus consequences Copenhagen cost Costs coverage cut data Debate didnt discussed earth economic economy emissions energy environmental essential estimates evidence expert experts explained fact force Fox general global groups half heat impact include included including information institute issue issues january jerry john Journalists Kyoto list lowest made major make March mentioned moran nations nature NBC network networks news note oil ongoing opposition pact percent point policy potential president problem programs protocol question questions quote rarely recently report reported reporter Reporters reporting reports research resolution resources robert roberts Science sciences scientific scientists Senate show shows signing simply singer solar states stories story studied study theory things treaty united View vote warmer warming Weather world year Tue, 09 Nov 2004 02:48:00 +0000 admin 30539 at http://www.mrc.org One Economy, Two Spins http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/one-economy-two-spins <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2004/One_Economy_Two_Spins_Executive_Report.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/one-economy-two-spins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 1996 2004 236000 96000 added andrews august broadcast buried bush cbs clinton CNN comments coverage creation data department didnt dropped economic economist economists economy election Employment evening fewer gave good growth hoover included issue job jobs Kerry Labor latest lost million month months NBC negative news number numbers october office paragraph percent period positive post president quarter rate reelection report reported reporter reporting reports results revision sector september similar started stories story straight strong study summer talking unemployment year york Fri, 15 Oct 2004 00:34:00 +0000 admin 30541 at http://www.mrc.org