Scott Pelley http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/17907/all en Study: How the Broadcast Networks Have Deleted Hillary’s E-Mail Scandal http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/study-how-broadcast-networks-have-deleted-hillarys-e-mail-scandal <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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/ClintonEmailsA.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />Hillary Clinton’s official presidential announcement was a golden opportunity for networks to demand the former Secretary of State respond to unanswered questions about her e-mail scandal. Yet in the flurry of coverage since her official rollout (April 12 - April 20) the e-mail scandal garnered a total of just 3 minutes, 53 seconds* on the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) evening and morning shows.<br /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/study-how-broadcast-networks-have-deleted-hillarys-e-mail-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division abc cbs Chuck Todd Hillary Clinton NBC Scott Pelley Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:38:00 +0000 geoff.dickens 48729 at http://www.mrc.org 5 Absurd ‘Equal Pay’ Comments in Time for Bogus Holiday http://www.mrc.org/articles/5-absurd-equal-pay-comments-time-bogus-holiday <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Left marks Equal Pay Day on April 14, in spite of debunked statistics. </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 dir="ltr"><em><strong>Editor’s Note: Story contains graphic content and links to explicit video.</strong></em></p><p dir="ltr">Cherry blossoms are blooming and as sure as a springtime rainstorm liberals are repeating false claims that women make significantly less than men do for the same work. Why? Discrimination, of course.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business 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/articles/5-absurd-equal-pay-comments-time-bogus-holiday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Labor Media Politics averages Barack Obama careers cbs Chris Matthews college major earnings equal pay Equal Pay Day false statistics gender Gloria Steinem Jane Fonda Jericka Duncan Mika Brzezinski pay discrimination Sarah Silverman Scott Pelley Statistics wage discrimination wage gap Wages Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:36:49 +0000 julia.seymour 48671 at http://www.mrc.org Rampaging Against Republican 'Traitors,' and Do the Media Really Hate Hillary Clinton? http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/rampaging-against-republican-traitors-and-do-media-really-hate-hillary-clinton <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/March232015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=375447" title="March232015.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Media Haters vs. Hillary Clinton</strong></h3><p><br /><span style="float: right;"><img style="margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2015/march/HillaryPress.JPG" width="300" /></span> “Early in 2016 Race, Clinton’s Toughest Foe Appears to Be the News Media”<br /><strong>— Headline over <em>New York Times</em> reporter Patrick Healy’s March 12 story.</strong><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/rampaging-against-republican-traitors-and-do-media-really-hate-hillary-clinton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu cbs Christiane Amanpour Chuck Todd CNN Hillary Clinton Iran MSNBC NBC New York Times Republicans Scott Pelley Tom Cotton Fri, 20 Mar 2015 21:15:21 +0000 rich.noyes 48511 at http://www.mrc.org Nets Devote Only 11 Minutes to Clinton Foundation Scandals in 2015 http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/nets-devote-only-11-minutes-clinton-foundation-scandals-2015 <p><img style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/HillaryFoundation.jpg" width="300" /></p><p>While many Americans have by now heard about how former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton chose to bypass her official government e-mail in favor of an account run from a server in her family's Chappaqua home, even avid news consumers may be in the dark about the troubling fundraising and conflicts of interest surrounding the Clinton Foundation.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/nets-devote-only-11-minutes-clinton-foundation-scandals-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division Bill Clinton Clinton Foundation Hillary Clinton Scott Pelley Washington Post Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:30:12 +0000 geoff.dickens 48470 at http://www.mrc.org Advising GOP to Ditch Conservatives; 'Republicans Have a Problem with Science' http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/advising-gop-ditch-conservatives-republicans-have-problem-science <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 28, No. 3 </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/Feb92015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=434342" title="Feb92015.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Helpful Journalists Advise GOP to Ditch Conservatives</strong></h3><p><br /><span style="float: right;"><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/132384" width="300" height="169" frameborder="0"></iframe></span> “Republicans should stay out of Iowa altogether. What happens to them is that they get pushed so far to the right in those venues that it gives them a terrible time in the general election.”<br /><strong>— Cokie Roberts on ABC’s <em>This Week</em>, January 25.</strong><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/advising-gop-ditch-conservatives-republicans-have-problem-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama cbs Chris Matthews CNN Conservatives George Stephanopoulos Liberals MSNBC NBC New York Times race Religion Republicans Scott Pelley Sun, 08 Feb 2015 13:18:50 +0000 rich.noyes 48185 at http://www.mrc.org ABC’s World News Tonight Ignores Slim Prospects Obama’s 2016 Budget Proposal Will Pass http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-world-news-tonight-ignores-slim-prospects-obamas-2016-budget-proposal-will-pass <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Following the&nbsp;<a target="_blank" href="http://www.wsj.com/articles/obama-to-detail-nearly-4-trillion-budget-for-fiscal-2016-1422874801" data-cke-saved-href="http://www.wsj.com/articles/obama-to-detail-nearly-4-trillion-budget-for-fiscal-2016-1422874801">unveiling</a>&nbsp;of President Obama’s 2016 budget proposal, two of the three major broadcast networks made time to mention the story during their Monday evening newscasts, but only in the form of short news briefs.&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-world-news-tonight-ignores-slim-prospects-obamas-2016-budget-proposal-will-pass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama Bias by Omission Budget cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley congress Conservatives and Republicans David Muir economy Liberals & Democrats NBC News NBC Nightly News President Barack Obama President Obama Scott Pelley Super Bowl tax increases World News Tonight Tue, 03 Feb 2015 05:01:19 +0000 curtis.houck 48142 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Yawn at Possible Terrorist Attack on Americans in Saudi Arabia http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-yawn-possible-terrorist-attack-americans-saudi-arabia <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/2015-01-30-FNC-HN-Saudi_Graphic.jpg" style="float: right;" width="280" height="158" />None of the Big Three networks' evening newscasts on Friday covered the shooting of an American citizen in eastern Saudi Arabia earlier in the day. A <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/30/us-saudi-shooting-idUSKBN0L31IU20150130" target="_blank">Friday item</a> by Reuters reported that "a vehicle carrying two U.S.</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/networks-yawn-possible-terrorist-attack-americans-saudi-arabia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Amy Kellogg Carol Costello cbs CBS Evening News CNN CNN Newsroom Fox News Channel Michelle Obama NBC NBC Nightly News Nic Robertson Saudi Arabia Scott Pelley World News Tonight Sat, 31 Jan 2015 03:14:16 +0000 matthew.balan 48135 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Evening News Omits AG Nominee Loretta Lynch Saying Illegals Have a Right to Work in America http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-evening-news-omits-ag-nominee-loretta-lynch-saying-illegals-have-right-work-america <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Wednesday, the&nbsp;<em>CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley&nbsp;</em>was the lone network evening newscast to cover the&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jan/28/loretta-lynch-defends-obama-immigration-policies/" href="http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jan/28/loretta-lynch-defends-obama-immigration-policies/" target="_blank">confirmation hearings</a>&nbsp;of Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch before the Senate Judiciary Committee, but though CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes featured numerous soundbites from Senate Republicans</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-evening-news-omits-ag-nominee-loretta-lynch-saying-illegals-have-right-work-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Attorney General cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley Conservatives HotAir Illegal Immigration Liberals & Democrats Loretta Lynch Nancy Cordes Scott Pelley SenateConfirmationHearings Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:23:55 +0000 curtis.houck 48118 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Host Scott Pelley Asks John Boehner ‘Do You Practice That Scowl?' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-host-scott-pelley-asks-john-boehner-do-you-practice-scowl <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/jeffrey-meyer">Jeffrey Meyer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Following President Obama’s State of the Union address on January 20, Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sat down with Scott Pelley,&nbsp;<em>CBS Evening News</em>&nbsp;anchor, for an exclusive interview that aired on Sunday’s<em>&nbsp;60 Minutes</em>.&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Jeffrey Meyer is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/JeffreyPMeyer" target="_blank">Follow Jeffrey Meyer on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-host-scott-pelley-asks-john-boehner-do-you-practice-scowl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 60 Minutes CBS News John Boehner Mitch McConnell Scott Pelley Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:00:04 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 48092 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Combine for Two Minutes on Fall of Yemen’s Government; Spend 11 Minutes on Deflategate http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-combine-two-minutes-fall-yemens-government-spend-11-minutes-deflategate <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Thursday night, the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC each covered the news that the United States-backed government in Yemen&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/aden-ports-reopened-but-rebels-still-outside-presidential-palace-and-residence/2015/01/22/d3563d88-a1ba-11e4-91fc-7dff95a14458_story.html?hpid=z1" href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/aden-ports-reopened-but-rebels-still-outside-presidential-palace-and-residence/2015/01/22/d3563d88-a1ba-11e4-91fc-7dff95a14458_story.html?hpid=z1" target="_blank">had fallen</a>&nbsp;after rebels stormed the capital</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-combine-two-minutes-fall-yemens-government-spend-11-minutes-deflategate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Brian Williams cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley David Muir Deflategate Drone Strikes Drones foreign policy Martha Raddatz Middle East NBC News NBC Nightly News Richard Engel Scott Pelley War on terrorism World News Tonight Yemen Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:00:57 +0000 curtis.houck 48080 at http://www.mrc.org ABC’s World News Tonight, NBC Nightly News Stage Full-Fledged Cuban Tourism Infomercials http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-world-news-tonight-nbc-nightly-news-stage-full-fledged-cuban-tourism-infomercials <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In conjunction with the U.S.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-world-news-tonight-nbc-nightly-news-stage-full-fledged-cuban-tourism-infomercials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Andrea Mitchell Brian Williams cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley Communism Cuba David Muir Fidel Castro foreign policy Jim Avila Manuel Bojorquez NBC News NBC Nightly News Raul Castro Scott Pelley World News Tonight Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:00:43 +0000 curtis.houck 48066 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Skewers ‘Anti-Muslim’ Demonstrations in Germany; Ignores Recent Incidents of Islamic Extremism http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-skewers-anti-muslim-demonstrations-germany-ignores-recent-incidents-islamic-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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The&nbsp;<em>CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley</em>&nbsp;on Monday trashed demonstrators in Germany for protesting against Islamic extremism, proclaiming they possessed an&nbsp;<strong>“anti-Muslim prejudice”&nbsp;</strong>that’s&nbsp;<strong>“on the rise in Europe.”</strong></p><p>Reporting from Dresden, Germany, CBS News senior foreign correspondent Mark Phillips stated that the demonstrators chanted&nbsp;<strong>“we are the people”&nbsp;</strong>not to bring attention to&nbsp;<strong>“a society being united”</strong>&nbsp;but rather as&nbsp;<strong>“a chant of exclusion.”</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-skewers-anti-muslim-demonstrations-germany-ignores-recent-incidents-islamic-extremism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley Double Standard Germany Islam Mark Phillips muslim Paris shooting Scott Pelley Sharia sharia law Tue, 13 Jan 2015 06:41:49 +0000 curtis.houck 47998 at http://www.mrc.org ABC’s WNT and CBS EN Tag Team to Barely Cover Obama’s Absence from Paris March http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-wnt-and-cbs-en-tag-team-barely-cover-obamas-absence-paris-march <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Monday, ABC’s&nbsp;<em>World News Tonight with David Muir</em>&nbsp;and the&nbsp;<em>CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley</em>&nbsp;did their best to move on from the Obama administration’s decision to not have President Obama, Vice President Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, or Attorney General Eric Holder attend the march against Islamic terrorism in Paris on Sunday that drew well over one million people.&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-wnt-and-cbs-en-tag-team-barely-cover-obamas-absence-paris-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Andrea Mitchell Barack Obama Bias by Omission Brian Williams cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley David Muir France Gwen Ifill Jonathan Karl Josh Earnest NBC News Paris Paris shooting PBS PBS NewsHour President Barack Obama President Obama Scott Pelley White House World News Tonight Tue, 13 Jan 2015 03:32:00 +0000 curtis.houck 47997 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Fret Conservatives Posed ‘a Thorny Obstacle’ for Boehner; Will Force Him to be ‘More Confrontational’ http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-fret-conservatives-posed-thorny-obstacle-boehner-will-force-him-be-more-confront <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Tuesday night, each of the major broadcast networks devoted time to covering the swearing in of the 114th Congress and the race for House Speaker that saw John Boehner retain his post, but not without 25 conservatives <a target="_blank" href="http://dailysignal.com/2015/01/06/25-republicans-not-vote-john-boehner/">voting in dissent</a> against the incumbent Republican.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-fret-conservatives-posed-thorny-obstacle-boehner-will-force-him-be-more-confront" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Brian Williams cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley congress Conservatives and Republicans David Muir John Boehner Jonathan Karl Kelly O'Donnell keystone pipeline Liberals & Democrats Nancy Cordes NBC News NBC Nightly News Scott Pelley Senate Speaker John Boehner World News Tonight Wed, 07 Jan 2015 03:33:36 +0000 curtis.houck 47950 at http://www.mrc.org CBS’s Nancy Cordes Only Plays Up Split in GOP on Cuba; Frets Blockage of Ambassador http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbss-nancy-cordes-only-plays-split-gop-cuba-frets-blockage-ambassador <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>During the&nbsp;<em>CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley&nbsp;</em>on Thursday, CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes reported on the continued response from members of Congress to the move by President Obama to normalize relations with Cuba, but chose to exclusively play up the split among those in the Republican Party on the issue.&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbss-nancy-cordes-only-plays-split-gop-cuba-frets-blockage-ambassador" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley congress Conservatives and Republicans Cuba cubans foreign policy John McCain Liberals & Democrats Marco Rubio Nancy Cordes Rand Paul Scott Pelley Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:22:09 +0000 curtis.houck 47903 at http://www.mrc.org