ClaireShipman http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/16642/all en ABC Continues to Gush Over Kennedy Family, Including 'Critical' Role of 'Senate Lion' Ted http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-continues-gush-over-kennedy-family-including-critical-role-senate-lion-ted <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-04-08-ABC-GMA-regkenne.jpg" /></div><p>Good Morning America on Friday continued to demonstrate a fascination with the Kennedy family, highlighting Ted Kennedy and his "critical" role as a "politician and a leader." Co-host George Stephanopoulos introduced the piece by recycling, "They called Ted Kennedy the lion of the Senate."<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-continues-gush-over-kennedy-family-including-critical-role-senate-lion-ted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert ClaireShipman GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias TedKennedy Fri, 08 Apr 2011 18:28:00 +0000 37554 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Declares: Claire Shipman, Wife of New Obama Press Secretary, Will No Longer Cover the White House http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-declares-claire-shipman-wife-new-obama-press-secretary-will-no-longer-cover-white-ho <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-01-28-ABC-GMA-Carney.jpg" /></div><p>Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos and Jake Tapper on Friday addressed the fact that Barack Obama's New press secretary, Jay Carney, is the husband of ABC reporter Claire Shipman. Stephanopoulos, discussing the couple, declared, "He and Claire actually appeared many times on This Week when I was the anchor. <strong>And, of course, Claire will now not be covering the White House</strong>.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-declares-claire-shipman-wife-new-obama-press-secretary-will-no-longer-cover-white-ho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BarackObama BiasAlert ClaireShipman GeorgeStephanopoulos GoodMorningAmerica JayCarney liberalmediabias Fri, 28 Jan 2011 21:15:00 +0000 37278 at http://www.mrc.org Claire Shipman's Husband Named New Obama Press Secretary; Conflict of Interest for ABC? http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/claire-shipmans-husband-named-new-obama-press-secretary-conflict-interest-abc <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-08-28-ABC-Shipman.jpg" /></div><p>The White House on Thursday named Jay Carney, the husband of ABC News reporter Claire Shipman, to be the new White House Press secretary. Carney is also an ex-journalist, formerly Washington Bureau Chief for Time magazine before joining Vice President Joe Biden's staff at the start of the new administration. (<a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/2010/20100607033959.aspx">Revolving Door</a> list.)<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/claire-shipmans-husband-named-new-obama-press-secretary-conflict-interest-abc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert ClaireShipman JayCarney liberalmediabias Thu, 27 Jan 2011 22:58:00 +0000 37273 at http://www.mrc.org Twice in 24 Hours, ABC IDs Michael Reagan as 'Conservative,' Ignores Ron Jr Being a Liberal http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/twice-24-hours-abc-ids-michael-reagan-conservative-ignores-ron-jr-being-liberal <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-01-17-ABC-GMA-Ronreaga.jpg" /></div><p>For the second time in less than 24 hours, ABC identified Michael Reagan as a "conservative," but failed to identify the left-wing ideology of Ron Reagan Jr. Monday's Good Morning America played up the "clash" between the adopted son Michael and Ron, author of a new book that claims his father, the 40th president, had Alzheimer's during his time in the White House.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/twice-24-hours-abc-ids-michael-reagan-conservative-ignores-ron-jr-being-liberal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert ClaireShipman GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias RonaldReagan RonReagan Mon, 17 Jan 2011 17:15:00 +0000 37226 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Turns on Obama: Tax Deal a "Disaster in the Making" http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/nbc-turns-obama-tax-deal-disaster-making <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 23, No. 25 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/Dec132010.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=789301" title="Dec132010.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><b>NBC Turns on Obama: Tax Deal a "Disaster in the Making"</b></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/nbc-turns-obama-tax-deal-disaster-making" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division AndreaMitchell BarackObama BobSchieffer cbs ClaireShipman MeredithVieira NBC NewYorkTimes Republicans TaxCut WikiLeaks Mon, 13 Feb 2012 02:49:46 +0000 admin 8722 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Disguises Democratic Activist as Victim of Mean-Spirited GOP http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-disguises-democratic-activist-victim-mean-spirited-gop <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="194" width="240"><param name="movie" value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hd6UprnzSU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hd6UprnzSU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" allowfullscreen="true" height="194" width="240"></embed></object></div><p>Good Morning America's Claire Shipman on Thursday tried to disguise a Democratic activist as just a jobless American who would be hurt by Rep</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-disguises-democratic-activist-victim-mean-spirited-gop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert ClaireShipman GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias Republicans unemployment Thu, 02 Dec 2010 17:01:00 +0000 37029 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Hosts Swoon Over 'American Icon' Michelle Obama, Compare Her to Jackie Kennedy http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-hosts-swoon-over-american-icon-michelle-obama-compare-her-jackie-kennedy <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="176" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-11-09-ABC-GMA-MObama.jpg" /></div><p>According to Good Morning America, Michelle Obama is the second coming of Jackie Kennedy. Co-host Robin Roberts enthused on Wednesday, "...First Lady Michelle Obama is drawing comparisons to the first first lady of fashion diplomacy. That, of course, being Jackie Kennedy." An ABC graphic lauded the "American icon."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-hosts-swoon-over-american-icon-michelle-obama-compare-her-jackie-kennedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert ClaireShipman GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias MichelleObama Wed, 10 Nov 2010 16:42:00 +0000 36937 at http://www.mrc.org ABC's Shipman Gushes Over Hillary the 'Political Celebrity' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-shipman-gushes-over-hillary-political-celebrity <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> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-09-03-ABC-GMA-Shipman.jpg" width="240" height="180" />ABC's Claire Shipman waxed ecstatic over Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday's Good Morning America, as she reported on Mrs. Clinton's efforts in the Middle Eastern peace process.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-shipman-gushes-over-hillary-political-celebrity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert ClaireShipman GeorgeStephanopoulos GMA GoodMorningAmerica HillaryClinton liberalmediabias MichaelO'Hanlon Fri, 03 Sep 2010 21:21:00 +0000 36584 at http://www.mrc.org On ABC and CBS, 'Conservative' Beck and Allies Countered by 'Civil Rights Leaders' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-and-cbs-conservative-beck-and-allies-countered-civil-rights-leaders <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/2010-08-27-CBS-EN-Hill.jpg" /></div><p>Just as they did in the morning, on Friday night the broadcast network stories on Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington, DC were pegged to left-wing complaints his event is scheduled for the 47th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, except the reporters refused to identify the ideology of Beck's critics while showing no such reluctance to tag him and/or his allies. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-and-cbs-conservative-beck-and-allies-countered-civil-rights-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews BiasAlert CBSEveningNews ClaireShipman EricaHill GlennBeck Labeling liberalmediabias RaceIssues TeaParties Sat, 28 Aug 2010 00:04:00 +0000 36556 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Distorts the Words of Glenn Beck, Highlights Voices Who Attack 'KKK' Tea Partiers http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-distorts-words-glenn-beck-highlights-voices-who-attack-kkk-tea-partiers <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object width="240" height="194"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hd8z8zZu6U&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed width="240" height="194" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hd8z8zZu6U&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>Good Morning America's Claire Shipman on Friday launched a pre-emptive one-sided attack on Glenn Beck's August 28 rally in Washington D.C., inclu</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-distorts-words-glenn-beck-highlights-voices-who-attack-kkk-tea-partiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert ClaireShipman GlennBeck GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias Fri, 27 Aug 2010 16:46:00 +0000 36555 at http://www.mrc.org ABC's Claire Shipman Laments Lack of Political Will to Extend Unemployment Benefits Beyond 99 Weeks http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-claire-shipman-laments-lack-political-will-extend-unemployment-benefits-beyond-99-w <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-07-20-ABC-GMA-Shipman[1].jpg" /></div><p>Good Morning America's Claire Shipman on Tuesday delivered a one-sided report on unemployment benefits and the fact that they end after 99 weeks. Reporting on those who have reached the limit, the so-called "99ers," she asserted, "...<b>There's no hope in sight right now</b>." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-claire-shipman-laments-lack-political-will-extend-unemployment-benefits-beyond-99-w" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert ClaireShipman GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias unemployment Tue, 20 Jul 2010 19:35:00 +0000 36369 at http://www.mrc.org ABC's Claire Shipman Mourns: Does Gore Divorce Mean 'Storybook Endings' Are Impossible? http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-claire-shipman-mourns-does-gore-divorce-mean-storybook-endings-are-impossible <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="194" width="240"><param name="movie" value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdqGZuQuqG&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdqGZuQuqG&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" allowfullscreen="true" height="194" width="240"></embed></object></div><p>Good Morning America's Claire Shipman on Wednesday continued to tout the "storybook" nature of Al and Tipper Gore's failed marriage, reminiscing,</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-claire-shipman-mourns-does-gore-divorce-mean-storybook-endings-are-impossible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc AlGore BiasAlert ClaireShipman divorce GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias TipperGore Wed, 02 Jun 2010 19:59:00 +0000 36172 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Touts Mostly Liberal Examples of 'Enraged' and 'Livid' Health Care Protesters http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-touts-mostly-liberal-examples-enraged-and-livid-health-care-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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-02-24-ABC-GMA-Shipman[1].jpg" width="240" height="180" /></div><p>Good Morning America's Claire Shipman on Wednesday highlighted "enraged" and "livid" health care protesters, but mostly offered examples of angry liberals lobbying for a bill. After video of demonstrators chanting "Stop Blue Cross!" played, Shipman touted, "California demonstrators, livid over a huge increase in insurance rates." <br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-touts-mostly-liberal-examples-enraged-and-livid-health-care-protesters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert ClaireShipman GoodMorningAmerica healthcare liberalmediabias Wed, 24 Feb 2010 17:45:00 +0000 35723 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Fawns Over Elizabeth Edwards as an 'Adored,' 'Passionate' 'Heroine,' Downplays Negative Portrayal http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-fawns-over-elizabeth-edwards-adored-passionate-heroine-downplays-negative-portrayal <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-01-22-ABC-GMA-Shipman.jpg" width="240" height="180" /></div><p>On Friday's Good Morning America, Claire Shipman gushed over Elizabeth Edwards as a "smart, passionate, sometimes fierce woman with many different sides to her personality." She lauded the wife of John Edwards as a complex "heroine" who is "increasingly hard to define." At the same time, Shipman downplayed the negative portrayal of Mrs. Edwards in a new campaign book. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-fawns-over-elizabeth-edwards-adored-passionate-heroine-downplays-negative-portrayal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert ClaireShipman ElizabethEdwards GoodMorningAmerica JohnEdwards liberalmediabias Fri, 22 Jan 2010 18:45:00 +0000 35580 at http://www.mrc.org ABC's Shipman Touts Keith Olbermann's Slam of Pat Robertson as 'the Devil' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-shipman-touts-keith-olbermanns-slam-pat-robertson-devil <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object width="240" height="194"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Gd2GeukUkU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed width="240" height="194" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Gd2GeukUkU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>Good Morning America's Claire Shipman on Thursday highlighted Keith Olbermann's slam of Pat Robertson as "the devil" for comments he made about t</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-shipman-touts-keith-olbermanns-slam-pat-robertson-devil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert ClaireShipman GoodMorningAmerica Haiti liberalmediabias PatRobertson Thu, 14 Jan 2010 18:02:00 +0000 35537 at http://www.mrc.org