liberal media bias http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19/all en Hard Truths http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/hard-truths <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/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2417" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/CMI-Media%20Clown.jpg?1411500341" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">September 23, 2014 - 3:24pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Culture Politics Barack Obama liberal media bias Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:25:42 +0000 mike.ciandella 47209 at http://www.mrc.org Obama's Anti-Media Tantrums http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/obamas-anti-media-tantrums <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/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Barack Obama treats the press like a spoiled child treats his parents. Despite the pampering, he just keeps complaining about them until he gets his way. As America tires of his inflated sense of self-importance while the economy limps and his foreign policy crumbles, Obama travels around the country complaining that the mean old media isn’t complimentary enough.</p> <p> At an event with big donors in May in Chicago, Obama lamented that he – the very essence of reason and nonpartisanship -- is lumped in with a fanatical Congress in a tale of gridlocked Washington.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/obamas-anti-media-tantrums" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Barack Obama Bill Clinton liberal media bias Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:17:11 +0000 tim.graham 46630 at http://www.mrc.org Bill O'Reilly Uses MRC Stat to Show Liberal Media 'Subverting American Democracy' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/bill-oreilly-uses-mrc-stat-show-liberal-media-subverting-american-democracy <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> <p> At the top of his Wednesday show, Fox News host <strong>Bill O'Reilly denounced the liberal media for "subverting American democracy."</strong> He cited a particularly glaring double standard: "You may remember New Jersey Governor Chris Christie being pounded by the national media for a controversy on the George Washington Bridge....devoting 112 minutes to the situation in the first week....But when the VA scandal story broke, there was no coverage on the nightly network news broadcast for almost two weeks." [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2</em></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/bill-oreilly-uses-mrc-stat-show-liberal-media-subverting-american-democracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bill O'Reilly Chris Christie liberal media bias VA Scandal Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:28:41 +0000 kyle.drennen 46570 at http://www.mrc.org Five MRC Cartoons Featured in Best of Year Book http://www.mrc.org/articles/five-mrc-cartoons-featured-best-year-book <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Glenn Foden’s BMI, CMI toons make grade. </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/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mainstream comedians may have a problem joking about President Obama (he’s too smart and too cool!), but Glenn Foden hasn’t had much trouble. “As someone who has never met any definition of cool I have no problem making fun of those who are,” said the cartoonist. Actually, he tries “not to make fun of Barack Obama, the man, but make fun of his politics.”<img style="float: right;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/6010_1205177129007_5131733_n.jpg" width="150" />&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/five-mrc-cartoons-featured-best-year-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Media Politics cartoons glenn foden liberal media bias Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:33:36 +0000 mike.ciandella 46028 at http://www.mrc.org When Stone-Wallers are Stone-Walled http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/when-stone-wallers-are-stone-walled <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/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2431" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/CMI-Transparency.jpg?1397657216" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">April 16, 2014 - 10:00am</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Culture Government Politics liberal media bias Obama Administration transparency Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:06:57 +0000 mike.ciandella 46014 at http://www.mrc.org Credibility Crisis: Gallup Finds 60 Percent Have Little or No Trust in Media http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/credibility-crisis-gallup-finds-60-percent-have-little-or-no-trust-media <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/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> As the media report on the allegedly horrid polls for Mitt Romney, will they take the time to report the latest on their <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/157589/distrust-media-hits-new-high.aspx">own poll ratings with Gallup</a>? “Americans' distrust in the media hit a new high this year, with<strong> 60 percent saying they have little or no trust in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately, and fairly.”</strong> Here’s the ugly breakdown on trust:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/credibility-crisis-gallup-finds-60-percent-have-little-or-no-trust-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Campaign 2012 Gallup liberal media bias Fri, 21 Sep 2012 18:59:43 +0000 tim.graham 41317 at http://www.mrc.org Fox News Only Network to Cover Fast & Furious, Holder Hearings, Obama's Biz Bash -- But They Are the Slanted One? http://www.mrc.org/articles/fox-news-only-network-cover-fast-furious-holder-hearings-obamas-biz-bash-they-are-slanted-o <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>New York Times media reporter Jeremy Peters unwittingly revealed the widespread liberal bias of the media in Thursday's report on how the Fox News Channel has really gotten under President Obama's skin: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/19/us/politics/obama-digs-at-fox-news-as-campaign-heats-up.html?ref=todayspaper">Jokes About Fox News Creep Into Obama's Comments as the Campaign Heats Up</a>."<img width="301" height="252" style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/393px-Fox-news-logo-1.jpg.crop_display.jpg" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/fox-news-only-network-cover-fast-furious-holder-hearings-obamas-biz-bash-they-are-slanted-o" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Eric Holder Fast and Furious Fox News Channel Jeremy Peters liberal media bias Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:36:38 +0000 clay.waters 40686 at http://www.mrc.org Spin Cycle http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/spin-cycle <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/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2569" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/CMI-Tell%20the%20Truth.jpg?1342532632" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">July 17, 2012 - 9:39am</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Culture Politics liberal media bias obama Tue, 17 Jul 2012 13:43:53 +0000 matt.philbin 40655 at http://www.mrc.org Editor Richard Stevenson Flops in Defense of New York Times's Fairness http://www.mrc.org/articles/editor-richard-stevenson-flops-defense-new-york-timess-fairness <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>A Thursday <a href="http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=2FD8EE3E-C775-472B-BF06-BB7BBCA92508 ">Politico story</a> by Jim Vandehei and Mike Allen struck a nerve among liberal journalists by daring to suggest conservatives have a point when it comes to charges of media bias, singling out slanted coverage in the New York Times and the Washington Post: <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Richard_Stevenson.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="254" width="243" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/editor-richard-stevenson-flops-defense-new-york-timess-fairness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Campaign 2012 Jim Vandehei liberal media bias Mike Allen Mitt Romney Richard Stevenson Fri, 01 Jun 2012 18:42:41 +0000 clay.waters 40280 at http://www.mrc.org Matt Lauer http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/matt-lauer <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>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/matt-lauer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division liberal media bias Matt Lauer Profile in Bias profiles in bias Fri, 13 Jan 2012 15:31:37 +0000 creccord 38594 at http://www.mrc.org Tina Brown http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/tina-brown <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Newsweek&#039;s Queen of Sleaze: Tina Brown Assaults &#039;Crazy&#039; Conservatives </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/tina-brown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Bill Clinton Dick Cheney Jon Stewart liberal media bias Michele Bachmann Michelle Obama Profile in Bias profiles in bias Rush Limbaugh Tina Brown Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:42:34 +0000 admin 29211 at http://www.mrc.org Keith Olbermann http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/keith-olbermann <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Countdown to Unhinged Rage </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/OlbermannKeith240.jpg" border="0" height="180" width="240" /></div> </div> <p>On June 20th, 2011, Keith Olbermann debuted on Current TV with a program almost identical to the <em>Countdown</em> show he hosted for eight years on MSNBC.&nbsp; The former sportscaster was abruptly fired from the network on January 20, 2011, just months after being suspended for donating to liberal congressional candidates. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/keith-olbermann" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Keith Olbermann liberal media bias Media Bias MSNBC Profile in Bias profiles in bias Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:40:31 +0000 admin 29210 at http://www.mrc.org Meredith Vieira http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/meredith-vieira <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Waking Up on the Left Side of the Bed </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p><div style="float: right;"><img border="0" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-06-07-NBC-TDAY-Vieira.jpg" height="172" /></div> <p>Wednesday, June 8, marks Meredith Vieira's last day as co-host of NBC's <em>Today</em>. Since joining the broadcast in September 2006, Vieira has brought staunch liberal advocacy to the morning news program, following the model of her predecessor, Katie Couric. NBC certainly knew what it was getting, as Vieira frequently pushed her left-wing perspective as one of the moderators of ABC's <em>The View</em> from 1997 to 2006.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/meredith-vieira" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division abc liberal media bias Meredith Vieira NBC profiles in bias The View Today Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:37:26 +0000 admin 29209 at http://www.mrc.org Ann Curry http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/ann-curry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Curry Climbs Liberal Ladder of Success to Today Show Anchor Chair </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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img width="240" height="180" border="0" src="http://www.mrc.org/stillshots/2007/July/2006-05-24-NBCTodayCurryGlo.jpg" /></div> <p>With the <a href="http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/09/curry-to-replace-vieira-on-today/">official announcement</a> that NBC's <a href="http://www.mrc.org/static/profiles/MeredithVieira/MeredithVieira.aspx">Meredith Vieira</a> will be stepping down from the <em>Today</em> show co-anchor chair in June 2011 also came the news that the longtime newsreader of that morning show, Ann Curry, will move up to take her place alongside </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/ann-curry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Ann Curry liberal liberal media bias Profile in Bias profiles in bias Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:33:47 +0000 admin 29208 at http://www.mrc.org Scott Pelley http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/scott-pelley <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pelley&#039;s Liberal Path to the Anchor Chair </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="177" width="240" border="0" src="http://www.mrc.org/Static/uploads/PelleyPromo.jpg" /></div> <p>On Monday, June 6, 2011, Scott Pelley took over as anchor of the CBS Evening News, following the departure of <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/05/03/eveningnews/main20059267.shtml">Katie Couric</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/scott-pelley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Libera liberal media bias Profile in Bias profiles in bias Scott Pelley Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:31:43 +0000 admin 29207 at http://www.mrc.org