SethDoane http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1903/all en CBS Rues Unfairness of Rich Not Paying Enough Without Noting More Than a Third of Americans Pay Nothing http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-rues-unfairness-rich-not-paying-enough-without-noting-more-third-americans-pay-nothi <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="181" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/CBSNewsSundayMorning-taxrates-2011-04-17-240.jpg" /></div><p>CBS News on Sunday morning managed to examine incongruities in the U.S. tax system, highlighting those - including a former <em>New York Times</em> reporter - who think the wealthy aren't paying enough, but without bothering to point out the disproportionate share of the income tax paid by those at the top nor how more than a third of those who file an income tax return pay nothing or even get more back than they put in.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-rues-unfairness-rich-not-paying-enough-without-noting-more-third-americans-pay-nothi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert DavidCayJohnston liberalmediabias SethDoane SundayMorning taxes Mon, 18 Apr 2011 13:12:00 +0000 37591 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Uses American Muslim Family to Frame Hearings on Radical Islam as Discriminatory http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-uses-american-muslim-family-frame-hearings-radical-islam-discriminatory <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 height="168" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-03-10-CBS-EN-Doane.jpg" /></div><p>On Thursday's CBS Evening News, <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2011/03/11/cbs-accuses-peter-king-poisoning-atmosphere-radical-islam-hearings">following a report</a> that portrayed congressional hearings on radical Islam as bigoted political theater, correspondent Seth Doane profiled a Muslim family in Tennessee and suggested they were indirect victims of the testimony on Capitol Hill: <b>"The Sbenaty family is getting tired of defending </b></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-uses-american-muslim-family-frame-hearings-radical-islam-discriminatory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert cbs congress discrimination EveningNews Hearings liberalmediabias RadicalIslam SethDoane Fri, 11 Mar 2011 20:54:00 +0000 37457 at http://www.mrc.org CBS: U.S. Muslims 'Feel Like Strangers in Their Own Country' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-us-muslims-feel-strangers-their-own-country <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/2010-09-09-CBS-EN-Smith.jpg" width="240" height="180" /></div><p>Filling in for anchor Katie Couric on Thursday's CBS Evening News, Early Show co-host Harry Smith introduced a report on opposition to building mosques in some areas of the country: <b>"...they feel like strangers in their own country, Muslims shocked by the growing opposition to new mosques</b>....building a mosque has suddenly become a hot-button issue in many communities."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-us-muslims-feel-strangers-their-own-country" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CBSEveningNews harrysmith Islam liberalmediabias Mosques SethDoane Fri, 10 Sep 2010 21:37:00 +0000 36615 at http://www.mrc.org CBS: Gulf Oil Spill An 'Opportunity' to Push Green Energy on 'Power-Hungry' America http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-gulf-oil-spill-opportunity-push-green-energy-power-hungry-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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-08-15-CBS-SM-Doane.jpg" width="240" height="180" /></div><p>At the top of CBS's Sunday Morning, host Charles Osgood proclaimed: "From sky-high air-conditioning bills to gasoline-fueled vacations in the car, there's nothing like summer to remind us that we Americans are power hungry." In the story that followed later, correspondent Seth Doane declared: <b>"In the wake of the Gulf oil disaster, calls for cleaner, greener energy, are growing louder." </b><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-gulf-oil-spill-opportunity-push-green-energy-power-hungry-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AlternativeEnergy BiasAlert CapandTrade cbs FossilFuels liberalmediabias SethDoane SundayMorning Tue, 17 Aug 2010 20:16:00 +0000 36494 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Darken 'Black Friday' http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-darken-black-friday <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>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;As a group, broadcast network journalists are incredibly adaptable. When their grim prophecies refuse to fulfill themselves, they persevere and find the clouds in the silver linings. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In the run-up to “Black Friday,” the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season, the media relentlessly built up the day’s significance as a barometer for the rest of the year while predicting “weakness,” “negative trends” and “gloom.” </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-darken-black-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business abc AmyRobach BlackFriday CBC Christmas EveningNews holiday LosAngelesTimes MargaretBrennan MartinBashir MichelleMiller NationalretailFederation NBC negativity NewYorkTimes retailers SethDoane shopping Thanksgiving Today Wed, 03 Dec 2008 17:20:55 +0000 admin 25733 at http://www.mrc.org 'Evening News' Blames U.S. Economy for Reno's 'Tent City' http://www.mrc.org/articles/evening-news-blames-us-economy-renos-tent-city <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; Dozens of media reports have compared current economic conditions to the Great Depression. But the Oct. 1 broadcast of “CBS Evening News” didn’t just say there were similarities; it conjured up images of Depression-era Hoovervilles with a report on a tent city.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/evening-news-blames-us-economy-renos-tent-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy GreatDepression homeless KatieCouric Nevada otheramerica reagan reno SethDoane tentcity unemployment Thu, 02 Oct 2008 14:10:07 +0000 admin 25887 at http://www.mrc.org 'Evening News:' Food Stamp Allotments Aren't Enough http://www.mrc.org/articles/evening-news-food-stamp-allotments-arent-enough <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 >     Food inflation is hurting everybody – even those who don’t have to pay for it, according to the July 2 “CBS Evening News.”</p> <br /> <p >    “With food prices climbing, more and more Americans these days are struggling to feed their families,” anchor Katie Couric said. “Nearly 28 million rely on food stamps for an average <st1:personname w:st="on">ben</st1:personname>efit that comes to only about $24 a week for each person. Many are living hand-to-mouth, month-to-month.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/evening-news-food-stamp-allotments-arent-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy AssociatedPress CBSEveningNews ethanol foodinflation foodstamps FRAC KatieCouric SethDoane Thu, 03 Jul 2008 13:26:28 +0000 admin 26071 at http://www.mrc.org