Politics http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19189/all en 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 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 Roseanne Barr Rants About ‘Bullsh*t War’ on Abortion http://www.mrc.org/articles/roseanne-barr-rants-about-bullsht-war-abortion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Comedienne says abortion is ‘nobody’s goddamn business.’ </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/135014" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p><i>Editor’s Note: Inappropriate language below. <br /></i></p> <p>She’s rumored to be a comedian, but her real-life views sure aren’t funny.</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/roseanne-barr-rants-about-bullsht-war-abortion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Politics Abortion huffington post live Rosanne Barr Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:00:03 +0000 mike.ciandella 48726 at http://www.mrc.org Conservative Talker Larry Elder Celebrates Birthday with Star on Hollywood Boulevard http://www.mrc.org/articles/conservative-talker-larry-elder-celebrates-birthday-star-hollywood-boulevard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Long-running talk show host gets surprise honor. </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> </div> <p>Conservative talk radio host Larry Elder will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on his upcoming birthday, April 27, according to the Walk of Fame’s <a href="http://www.walkoffame.com/pages/upcoming-ceremonies">official website</a>.&nbsp; </p><p>Conservative actors Dean Cain and Jon Voight, and talk show host Dennis Prager will help emcee the event.&nbsp; </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/conservative-talker-larry-elder-celebrates-birthday-star-hollywood-boulevard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Media Politics hollywood Larry Elder Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:24:50 +0000 mike.ciandella 48724 at http://www.mrc.org Rand Paul: Ask the Other Side ‘When Does Life Begin?’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/rand-paul-ask-other-side-when-does-life-begin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2016 hopeful calls out the media – again. </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/134974" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p>It’s time for pro-lifers to go on the offense, or so Sen. Rand Paul suggests.</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/rand-paul-ask-other-side-when-does-life-begin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Politics Abortion Rand Paul Susan B. Anthony List Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:50:12 +0000 mike.ciandella 48713 at http://www.mrc.org Rand Paul: Where are Media Questions on Clinton’s Hypocritical Donations from Anti-Women Countries http://www.mrc.org/articles/rand-paul-where-are-media-questions-clintons-hypocritical-donations-anti-women-countries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The ‘pro-women’ candidate receives aid from countries that persecute women. </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> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/134971" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p>Rand Paul has started his run for President in 2016, challenging the Democrats false “war on women” mantra that followed the GOP during the 2012 election. </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/rand-paul-where-are-media-questions-clintons-hypocritical-donations-anti-women-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture International Islamification Politics 2016 campaign Clinton Foundation Hillary Clinton Rand Paul Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:56:55 +0000 mike.ciandella 48712 at http://www.mrc.org Obama Pal Kornheiser: Rubio’s Gullibility at 8 Years Old ‘Disqualifies’ Him http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-pal-kornheiser-rubios-gullibility-8-years-old-disqualifies-him <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fake fans Hillary and Obama got a pass though. </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/dylan-gwinn">Dylan Gwinn</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Tuesday’s Washington D.C. ESPN 980’s “The Tony Kornheiser Show,” host and Obama golfing buddy <a href="http://www.breitbart.com/video/2015/04/14/espns-kornheiser-young-rubio-fooled-by-prank-shula-calls-disqualifies-him-as-2016-candidate/">Tony Kornheiser let fly with an inferno of silly</a> in reaction to Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) announcement that he intends to run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-pal-kornheiser-rubios-gullibility-8-years-old-disqualifies-him" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Politics Marco Rubio Sports Sports media Tony Kornheiser Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:13:53 +0000 mike.ciandella 48694 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Ferguson’ Reading Blasts ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Media Narrative http://www.mrc.org/articles/ferguson-reading-blasts-hands-dont-shoot-media-narrative <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> McAleer made Ferguson grand jury come to life in 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><i>Ferguson</i> the play’s focus was almost as dark as the walls surrounding the stage: the media’s twisted narrative.&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/ferguson-reading-blasts-hands-dont-shoot-media-narrative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Constitution Media Politics Ferguson Missouri Phelim McAleer Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:10:10 +0000 mike.ciandella 48690 at http://www.mrc.org Washington, D.C. Gets Sneak Peek of ‘Ferguson’ Play http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-dc-gets-sneak-peek-ferguson-play <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Ferguson’ tells what media didn’t about the shooting. </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>A sneak peek of the play that will “show the truth the mainstream media is trying to hide” about the fatal Michael Brown shooting is coming to D.C.&nbsp; </p><p>Washington D.C. will host the first public reading of excerpts from Phelim McAleer’s <i>Ferguson</i> play on April 15 in a dramatization of the Michael Brown shooting.&nbsp;And invite-only event, the performance takes place at the Atlas Performing Arts Center on H Street and stars D.C. lawyers as Grand Jury attorneys.&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/washington-dc-gets-sneak-peek-ferguson-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Constitution Government Politics Ferguson Missouri Phelim McAleer Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:40:17 +0000 mike.ciandella 48689 at http://www.mrc.org DNC Chair, Democratic Party: Aborting 7-Pound Babies Is ‘Personal Liberty’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/dnc-chair-democratic-party-aborting-7-pound-babies-personal-liberty <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Wasserman-Schulz doesn’t know when life begins, but she’s for ending it any old 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>Sen. Rand Paul’s abortion question is beginning to haunt Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz – thanks to some in the media.</p> <p>During a CNN interview on April 14, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) refused to cite any acceptable restrictions on abortion – and deemed the decision to abort a 7-pound baby a “personal liberty.” The abortion question continued to follow her during a Fox interview where she couldn’t pick a “specific date&nbsp;and time” for when life begins.&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/dnc-chair-democratic-party-aborting-7-pound-babies-personal-liberty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Politics Abortion Debbie Wasserman Schultz Rand Paul Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:43:03 +0000 mike.ciandella 48688 at http://www.mrc.org Olbermann, Breaking Bad Actor Banks Whine about ‘Red Skins’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/olbermann-breaking-bad-actor-banks-whine-about-red-skins <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘If someone’s offended, change it.’ </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/dylan-gwinn">Dylan Gwinn</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Actor Jonathon Banks of <i>Breaking Bad</i> and <i>Better Call Saul</i> appeared as a guest on <i>Olbermann</i> on ESPN2. As always, the host was ready with the question nobody’s asking: what does Banks think of the Red Skins mascot.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/olbermann-breaking-bad-actor-banks-whine-about-red-skins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Constitution Politics Keith Olbermann Red Skins Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:10:44 +0000 mike.ciandella 48676 at http://www.mrc.org How does she avoid feeling 'no ways tarrrred?' http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/how-does-she-avoid-feeling-no-ways-tarrrred <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="2567" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/CMI-HILLARY.jpg?1429038201" /> </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 14, 2015 - 2:55pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Culture Politics 2016 campaign Hillary Clinton Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:57:03 +0000 mike.ciandella 48674 at http://www.mrc.org Today Anchor to Paul’s Wife: Did you Teach Rand How to Talk to Women Better? http://www.mrc.org/articles/today-anchor-pauls-wife-did-you-teach-rand-how-talk-women-better <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bruised flowers at NBC want Kelley Paul to make Rand play nice. </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> </div> <p>Those poor delicate flowers! After <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/jeffrey-meyer/2015/04/08/rand-paul-savannah-guthrie-instead-editorializing%E2%80%A6ask-me-question">a contentious interview with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie</a> last week and an earlier one with CNBC’s Kelly Evans, female anchors and reporters have it in for Rand Paul as the resident GOP sexist. </p> <p>On April 14’s <i>Today </i>show anchor Hoda Kotb asked Paul’s wife, Kelley, what was “going through her mind” while watching the contentious interview with Savannah Guthrie last Wednesday.&nbsp; </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/today-anchor-pauls-wife-did-you-teach-rand-how-talk-women-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Family Politics Feminism Kelley Paul NBC Rand Paul Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:05:13 +0000 mike.ciandella 48673 at http://www.mrc.org MSNBC’s Harris-Perry: Abortion a ‘Basic Core Skill’ for Med Students http://www.mrc.org/articles/msnbcs-harris-perry-abortion-basic-core-skill-med-students <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Host wants med students to learn 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>Hippocratic Oath be damned. Abortion schooling is a must for physicians, according to one MSNBC host.&nbsp; </p><p>During her MSNBC’s <i>Lean Forward</i> on April 11, host Melissa Harris-Perry questioned Physicians for Reproductive&nbsp;Health’s Dr. Anne Davis on a North Carolina bill that would prohibit the “basic core skill” of abortion at state medical schools. The two described abortion education as a “core part” or a “core skill” <i>five times</i> during the five-minute seventeen-second interview.&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/msnbcs-harris-perry-abortion-basic-core-skill-med-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education Health Life Politics Abortion Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:48:33 +0000 mike.ciandella 48672 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