Slate http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1762/all en ‘Snowpiercer:’ A Train Ride Through the Horrors of Liberal Extremism http://www.mrc.org/bmi/snowpiercer-train-ride-through-horrors-liberal-extremism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Liberals see only ‘class warfare’ in this Korean thriller, mostly ignore villain’s embrace of radical left-wing views. </div> </div> </div> <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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>SPOILER ALERT</strong></p><p dir="ltr">It is true that people see what they want to see. Far-left websites Alternet, <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/movies/2014/06/snowpiercer_directed_by_bong_joon_ho_reviewed.html">Slate</a> and Mother Jones all raved about the “class warfare” themes and “political allegory” of “<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nX5PwfEMBM0&amp;feature=kp">Snowpiercer</a>,” a violent, Korean-made, art house picture set entirely on a train circumnavigating the globe.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/snowpiercer-train-ride-through-horrors-liberal-extremism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BMI Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Government Life Media Politics alternet balance Bong Joon-ho class warfare film independent film Korean filmmaker mother jones movie Occupy Wall Street revolution sanctity of life Slate Snowpiercer sustainability thrillers Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:55:00 +0000 julia.seymour 46649 at http://www.mrc.org Business Insider and Slate 'Reporters:' 'Extremist' Mozilla CEO Akin to Supporter of Slavery http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/business-insider-and-slate-reporters-extremist-mozilla-ceo-akin-supporter-slavery <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 src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2014-03-24-CNBC-Jim_Edwards.jpg" style="width: 240px; height: 155px; float: right;" height="155" width="240" />Jim Edwards, the deputy editor of the Business Insider website, and Slate.com's tech reporter Will Oremus slammed former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich on the Friday edition of BBC World Service's <em>World Have Your Say</em> program.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Matthew Balan is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/MatthewJLB" target="_blank">Follow Matthew Balan on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/business-insider-and-slate-reporters-extremist-mozilla-ceo-akin-supporter-slavery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BBC Ben Shapiro Brandon Savage Brendan Eich Business Insider Kathleen McKinley Krupa Padhy Mozilla Slate Will Oremus World Have Your Say Sat, 05 Apr 2014 03:33:27 +0000 matthew.balan 45939 at http://www.mrc.org Exhibit 1-18: Slate Magazine Pre-Election Staff Survey http://www.mrc.org/media-bias-101/exhibit-1-18-slate-magazine-pre-election-staff-survey <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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Prior to the <a href="http://www.slate.com/id/93134/" target="_blank">2000</a>, <a href="http://www.slate.com/id/2108714/" target="_blank">2004</a>, <a href="http://www.slate.com/id/2203052/" target="_blank">2008</a> and <a target="_blank" href="http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2012/11/slate_votes_2012_why_we_chose_obama_over_romney_stein_and_johnson.html">2012</a> presidential elections, the online <em>Slate</em> magazine surveyed its staff to find out how they intended to vote.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-bias-101/exhibit-1-18-slate-magazine-pre-election-staff-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Bias 101 News Analysis Division Al Gore Barack Obama Jacob Weisberg John Kerry Media Bias Slate Timothy Noah Thu, 08 Oct 2009 20:22:00 +0000 admin 29220 at http://www.mrc.org On CBS, Dickerson Defends 'Obama Can Only Cement His Legacy If He Destroys the GOP' Column http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-dickerson-defends-obama-can-only-cement-his-legacy-if-he-destroys-gop-column <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 src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2013-01-23-CBS-Dickerson_large.JPG" style="float: right;" height="133" width="240" />Wednesday's <em>CBS This Morning</em> set up John Dickerson to brazenly defend his Friday column for the <em>Washington Pos</em>t's Slate.com, "<a target="_blank" href="http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2013/01/barack_obama_s_second_inaugural_address_the_president_should_declare_war.html">Go for the Throat</a>!", where he concluded that President Obama "<strong>can only cement his legacy if he destroys the GOP</strong>." Dickerso</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-dickerson-defends-obama-can-only-cement-his-legacy-if-he-destroys-gop-column" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama cbs CBS This Morning Charlie Rose congress John Dickerson Republicans Slate Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:53:35 +0000 matthew.balan 42361 at http://www.mrc.org YouTube? More Like LibTube http://www.mrc.org/articles/youtube-more-libtube <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/paul-wilson-joe-and-betty-anderlik-fellow-culture-and-media">Paul Wilson, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>You Tube is launching a series of <a href="http://www.youtube.com/creators/original-channels.html">nearly 100 new channels</a>. The set of new channels is laden with liberal voices and controversial material, and is practically devoid of conservative and Christian voices.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/youtube-more-libtube" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Faith Family Life Politics age brand censoring channel channels Children content controversial explicit google include liberal material MSNBC pop religious sexually Slate support voices YouTube Wed, 02 Nov 2011 18:36:00 +0000 admin 2116 at http://www.mrc.org MSNBC Touts 'Anti-Republican' Jon Huntsman vs Tea Party 'Patriotic Anarchists' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/msnbc-touts-anti-republican-jon-huntsman-vs-tea-party-patriotic-anarchists <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/2011-08-25-MSNBC-BrewerWeisberg.jpg" border="0" width="239" height="181" /></div> <p>During Thursday's 12 p.m.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/msnbc-touts-anti-republican-jon-huntsman-vs-tea-party-patriotic-anarchists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert Campaign2012 ContessaBrewer JacobWeisberg JonHuntsman liberalmediabias MSNBC Republicans Slate TeaParty Fri, 26 Aug 2011 15:13:00 +0000 38090 at http://www.mrc.org Some in Media Say 'No' to Promoting Hook Ups http://www.mrc.org/articles/some-media-say-no-promoting-hook-ups <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/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >For years, pop culture hyped “hooking up” as fun, easy and largely without consequences. Teens and young adults bought into the hype, much to the chagrin of educators and parents, but some young women who experienced the consequences of these casual sexual encounters are now rejecting the “hook up” culture.  </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/some-media-say-no-promoting-hook-ups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Family CNN GossipGirl hookingup SecretLifeoftheAmericanTeenager SexandtheCity Slate Wed, 21 Apr 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 29069 at http://www.mrc.org Influential Times Editor Calls Anti-Tax Protesters "Tea-Baggers" http://www.mrc.org/articles/influential-times-editor-calls-anti-tax-protesters-tea-baggers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sam Tanenhaus, Times Week in Review and Book Review editor and author of &quot;The Death of Conservatism,&quot; uses the left-wing vulgarism &quot;tea-baggers&quot; to describe anti-tax protesters: &quot;Even today the right insists it is driven by ideas, even if the leading thinkers are now Limbaugh and Beck, and the shock troops are tea-baggers and anti-tax demonstrators.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Times Week in Review and Book Review editor Sam Tanenhaus <a href="http://www.slate.com/id/2231128/entry/2231131/" target="_self">is discussing</a><a href="http://www.slate.com/id/2231128/entry/2231131/"> </a>his recent book "The Death of Conservatism" with Reihan Salam on Slate's Book Club feature. <img src= "http://mrc.org/Timeswatch/stillshots/2006/Sam_Tanenhaus4.jpg" width="151" height="155" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/influential-times-editor-calls-anti-tax-protesters-tea-baggers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Books NewYorkTimes NYTimes Protesters SamTanenhaus Slate TeaParty TheDeathofConservatism TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Fri, 02 Oct 2009 15:37:00 +0000 admin 7111 at http://www.mrc.org Williams Recommends Liberal Reading List on Souter and Successor http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/williams-recommends-liberal-reading-list-souter-and-successor <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> <p><a name="3"></a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/williams-recommends-liberal-reading-list-souter-and-successor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BrianWilliams NBC NightlyNews Slate TheNewRepublicandTheDailyBeast Wed, 06 May 2009 11:53:27 +0000 34622 at http://www.mrc.org Media Mute on Obama's Mismatched Marriage Messages http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-mute-obamas-mismatched-marriage-messages <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/jan-larue-esq">Jan LaRue, Esq.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >President-elect Barack Obama told an <a href="http://queersunited.blogspot.com/2008/11/obama-speaks-to-mtv-news-on-gay.html" />MTV interviewer</a> the day before the election that he believes “marriage is between a man and a woman,” and that he's “not in favor of gay marriage.” Despite a host of blatantly incompatible statements, Obama's besotted media seem incapable of scrutinizing his alleged support of traditional marriage. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-mute-obamas-mismatched-marriage-messages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Education AndrewSullivan BillO'Reilly DOMA LosAngelesTimes Marriage obama Prop8 Same-SexMarriage Slate Tue, 18 Nov 2008 05:00:00 +0000 admin 27993 at http://www.mrc.org Newsweek Slams 'Private-Equity Billionaires - the New Masters of the Universe' http://www.mrc.org/articles/newsweek-slams-private-equity-billionaires-new-masters-universe <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>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Using disparaging comments to stoke class warfare, Newsweek called for higher taxes on the “super rich” in the July 23 issue.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The magazine called private-equity partners “Masters of the Universe,” “the true aristocrats” and remarked snidely that “even their secretaries, it seems, have English accents.”</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/newsweek-slams-private-equity-billionaires-new-masters-universe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Government blackstone Charles Rangel Chuck Grassley class warfare CNBC Daniel Gross Erin Burnett Evan Thomas Hillary Clinton KKR Newsweek private equityfirm Sander Levin Slate Steve Schwarzman Tax Hikes Wall Street Warren Buffett Fri, 20 Jul 2007 21:58:26 +0000 admin 25434 at http://www.mrc.org Our Lead Story on Falling State Tax Revenues? Never Mind http://www.mrc.org/articles/our-lead-story-falling-state-tax-revenues-never-mind <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times, April 8: &quot;State tax revenues around the country are growing far more slowly this year and in some cases falling below projections...&quot; The Times, June 11: &quot;State lawmakers across the country, their coffers unexpectedly full of cash...&quot; </div> </div> </div> <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">"State lawmakers across the country, their coffers unexpectedly full of cash, have been handing out tax cuts, spending money on fixing roads, schools and public buildings, and socking something away for less fruitful years," Jennifer Steinhauer reported in Monday's "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/11/us/11legislature.html?pagewanted="all" " target="_self">States </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/11/us/11legislature.html?pagewanted="all" ">Finding Fiscal Surprise: A Cash Surplus</a>." </p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/our-lead-story-falling-state-tax-revenues-never-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Economy Taxes Gaffes Headlines housing JenniferSteinhauer NewYorkTimes NYTimes Slate TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Mon, 11 Jun 2007 17:41:00 +0000 admin 5625 at http://www.mrc.org Media Dislike Pro-Life Messages in Mainstream Movies http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-dislike-pro-life-messages-mainstream-movies <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/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >An article appearing in the June 10 <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">New York Times </i>claims <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Hollywood</st1:city></st1:place> doesn't make movies containing “realistic” discussions of abortion because it hurts the bottom line. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-dislike-pro-life-messages-mainstream-movies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Education Abortion KnockedUp NYTimes pro-life Slate Variety Waitress Mon, 11 Jun 2007 04:00:00 +0000 admin 27804 at http://www.mrc.org