MRC Culture http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19167/all en Morgan Freeman: Police Showed Baltimore ‘Terrorism’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/morgan-freeman-police-showed-baltimore-terrorism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Actor supports Baltimore rioters. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Baltimore experienced terrorism – but not from abroad, according to Morgan Freeman.&nbsp; </p><p>In an April 30 <i>Newsweek</i><a href="http://www.rawstory.com/2015/04/morgan-freeman-unrest-in-baltimore-exposed-the-terrorism-we-suffer-from-the-police/"><i> </i>interview</a>,&nbsp;Morgan Freeman supported the recent Baltimore riots following the death of Freddie Gray. The Academy-Award winning actor blamed “police terrorism” for the “unrest in Baltimore,” and backed the protestors.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/morgan-freeman-police-showed-baltimore-terrorism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Constitution Government Politics Baltimore Riots morgan freeman police Fri, 01 May 2015 19:12:32 +0000 mike.ciandella 48812 at http://www.mrc.org Feminist Media Hail Satanists for Deeming Abortion a ‘Religious Belief’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/feminist-media-hail-satanists-deeming-abortion-religious-belief <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Media, Satanists joining together for abortion and to mock religious exemptions. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The pro-abortion media crowd is embracing new ally in their fight: Satanists.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/feminist-media-hail-satanists-deeming-abortion-religious-belief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Life Politics Abortion religious freedom Satanists Fri, 01 May 2015 18:17:16 +0000 mike.ciandella 48803 at http://www.mrc.org Planned Parenthood Prez: Abortion ‘The Key to Women’s Opportunity’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/planned-parenthood-prez-abortion-key-womens-opportunity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Richards cheerleads for infanticide in TIME. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Young women, do you want to attain your dreams and seize your opportunities? Then snuffing out an innocent life may be just the thing for you!&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/planned-parenthood-prez-abortion-key-womens-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Abortion Cecile Richards Planned Parenthood Time Thu, 30 Apr 2015 19:24:04 +0000 mike.ciandella 48802 at http://www.mrc.org 'Charm City' Denizens http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/charm-city-denizens <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="2612" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/CMI-Balriots.jpg?1430404212" /> </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 30, 2015 - 10:30am</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Culture Constitution Government Politics Baltimore Riots Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:30:12 +0000 mike.ciandella 48793 at http://www.mrc.org Bloomberg Promotes ‘Gay Corporate Warrior,’ Stealth LGBT Funding Conference http://www.mrc.org/articles/bloomberg-promotes-gay-corporate-warrior-stealth-lgbt-funding-conference <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Exclusive fundraising meeting convenes today in Dallas. </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>Liberals who habitually decry all the money in politics may want to turn their attention to Dallas today. That’s where a secretive meeting of millionaires and billionaires is convening and planning how to deploy $100 million over the next decade to influence American politics. </p> <p>Closed to the press and public, the exclusive, invitation-only event includes the famous and not-so-famous, just so long as an attendee has at least $25,000 a year to give to causes “philanthropic” and political.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/bloomberg-promotes-gay-corporate-warrior-stealth-lgbt-funding-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Family Government Politics gay agenda Gay Marriage OutGiving religious freedom Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:57:08 +0000 mike.ciandella 48792 at http://www.mrc.org Twitter Rants! Celebrities Slam Baltimore’s ‘Police Brutality’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/twitter-rants-celebrities-slam-baltimores-police-brutality <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thank goodness the celebrities have spoken! </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In volatile, uncertain moments like the rioting in Baltimore, most people inevitably say to themselves, “I wonder what that guy from <i>Grey’s Anatomy</i> thinks of all this” or, “I bet my favorite hip hop star has a thoughtful take on what’s happening.”&nbsp; </p><p>Well, no, they don’t. But that rarely stops celebrities from sharing anyway.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/twitter-rants-celebrities-slam-baltimores-police-brutality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Constitution Politics Baltimore Riots Celebrities Twitter Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:48:31 +0000 mike.ciandella 48791 at http://www.mrc.org We Asked Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Supporters: How Do the Media Treat You? http://www.mrc.org/articles/we-asked-same-sex-marriage-supporters-how-do-media-treat-you <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SCOTUS protestors give mixed messages about the media. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Same-sex “marriage” activists aren’t happy with the media – because, as some argued, there isn’t <i>enough</i> support.</p><p>On April 28, the United States Supreme Court heard a controversial case, Obergefell v. Hodges, which questioned the constitutionality of same-sex marriage. During the arguments, hundreds of LGBT supporters of the case gathered outside. We asked them how they think the media treat gay “marriage." </p><p> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y6fAuSZFcAE" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/we-asked-same-sex-marriage-supporters-how-do-media-treat-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Constitution Faith Family Politics Gay Marriage Supreme Court Tue, 28 Apr 2015 20:03:02 +0000 mike.ciandella 48783 at http://www.mrc.org Michael Eric Dyson: Ravens, Orioles to Blame for Baltimore Urban Blight http://www.mrc.org/articles/michael-eric-dyson-ravens-orioles-blame-baltimore-urban-blight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sports teams are ‘forces of oppression?’ </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>Professional race explainer Michael Eric Dyson said a lot of stupid things <a href="http://www.mediaite.com/tv/msnbcs-michael-eric-dyson-connects-baltimore-riots-to-lead-poisoning-wealth-disparity/?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=twitter&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+mediaite%2FxXeM+%28Mediaite%29">on MSNBC’s</a><i><a href="http://www.mediaite.com/tv/msnbcs-michael-eric-dyson-connects-baltimore-riots-to-lead-poisoning-wealth-disparity/?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=twitter&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+mediaite%2FxXeM+%28Mediaite%29"> All In with Chris Hayes</a></i> Monday.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/michael-eric-dyson-ravens-orioles-blame-baltimore-urban-blight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Constitution Government Politics Baltimore Riots Michael Eric Dyson Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:55:16 +0000 mike.ciandella 48775 at http://www.mrc.org Media Ignore 15,000 Marriage Marchers –- Captured in THIS Video http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-ignore-15000-marriage-marchers-%E2%80%93-captured-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nets refuse to cover what the Media Research Center captured on camera. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>ABC, CBS and NBC refused to cover this year’s March for Marriage – but we at the MRC have the footage they won’t show.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-ignore-15000-marriage-marchers-%E2%80%93-captured-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Family Politics gay agenda Gay Marriage Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:17:48 +0000 mike.ciandella 48773 at http://www.mrc.org D.C. Abortion ‘Spa’ Mainstreams Abortion in New Ad http://www.mrc.org/articles/dc-abortion-spa-mainstreams-abortion-new-ad <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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you make your living off killing, it’s helpful to pretend any “stigma” attached to your profession is old-fashioned and hopelessly behind the times.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/dc-abortion-spa-mainstreams-abortion-new-ad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life aboriton Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:58:02 +0000 mike.ciandella 48762 at http://www.mrc.org Priorities: Networks Cover First Dog Bo 28 Times More Than Armenian Genocide http://www.mrc.org/articles/priorities-networks-cover-first-dog-bo-28-times-more-armenian-genocide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, CBS, NBC only once mention Obama’s failed promise to acknowledge murder of 1.5 million. </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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Many historians call the Armenian Holocaust the first holocaust of the 20<sup>th</sup> Century, a dress rehearsal for the Nazi nightmare that followed. This April 24 marks the 100<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the death of roughly 1.5 million Armenian Christians at the hands of Turkish Muslims. That mass slaughter has gone virtually unreported by the broadcast networks.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/priorities-networks-cover-first-dog-bo-28-times-more-armenian-genocide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education International Islamification Politics Armenian Genocide Barack Obama Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:32:53 +0000 mike.ciandella 48755 at http://www.mrc.org Dr. Alveda King: Cosmo Helping ‘Line the Pockets’ of Abortion Industry http://www.mrc.org/articles/dr-alveda-king-cosmo-helping-line-pockets-abortion-industry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. says PP and Cosmo are leading girls to abortion. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/135126" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p>Is Cosmo part of the marketing wing of the abortion industry? Dr. Alveda C. King thinks so.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/dr-alveda-king-cosmo-helping-line-pockets-abortion-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Family Life Abortion Alveda King CosmopolitanMagazine Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:57:25 +0000 mike.ciandella 48754 at http://www.mrc.org Hearst Granddaughter: Playboy More ‘Responsible’ Than Cosmo http://www.mrc.org/articles/hearst-granddaughter-playboy-more-responsible-cosmo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Cosmo Harms Minors’ campaign launched in Washington, D.C. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Is Cosmo the new Playgirl?&nbsp; </p><p>Victoria Hearst, granddaughter of the late William Randolph Hearst of Hearst Corporation,&nbsp;criticized her family’s publication of Cosmopolitan at a Washington, D.C. press conference on April 22.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/hearst-granddaughter-playboy-more-responsible-cosmo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Education Family Life CosmopolitanMagazine Victoria Hearst Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:36:22 +0000 mike.ciandella 48753 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Nightly News: The Younger the Better for Transgender Kids http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-nightly-news-younger-better-transgender-kids <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Evening news offers uncritical look at abnormal behavior. </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/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>You’re an <i>NBC Nightly News</i> producer working on a story on a sensitive, controversial topic. Journalistic standards demand that, whatever your personal opinions, you seek expert opinions from serious professionals on all sides of the issue. So naturally, the only person you interview agrees with you and has been honored by an organization that boasts “the largest handmade vulva doorframe in America.”&nbsp; <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/NBC%20Nightly%20News%20-%2007_17_25%20PM.jpg" style="float: right;" height="132" width="235" /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-nightly-news-younger-better-transgender-kids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education Family NBC Nightly News transgender Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:51:11 +0000 mike.ciandella 48752 at http://www.mrc.org Hearst Granddaughter Slams ‘Pornographic’ Cosmo http://www.mrc.org/articles/hearst-granddaughter-slams-pornographic-cosmo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Victoria Hearst to launch ‘Cosmo Harms Minors’ campaign. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst isn’t proud of one aspect of the family business, and she’s speaking out publicly. Cosmopolitan Magazine isn’t for women, she says, it’s against them.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/hearst-granddaughter-slams-pornographic-cosmo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Family Media CosmopolitanMagazine pornography Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:59:04 +0000 mike.ciandella 48737 at http://www.mrc.org