Washington Post http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19573/all en Networks Ignore GAO's Study on ObamaCare Accepting Fake Applications; NBC Touts Enrollment http://mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-ignore-gaos-study-obamacare-accepting-fake-applications-nbc-touts-enrollment <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 style="width: 280px; height: 156px; float: right; margin-left: 3px; margin-right: 3px;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2014-07-23-NBC-NN-Williams.JPG" />The Big Three networks' morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the Government Accountability Office's investigation of ObamaCare's sign-up process that uncovered that fraudulent documents were able to procure federal health plans and subsidies.</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://mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-ignore-gaos-study-obamacare-accepting-fake-applications-nbc-touts-enrollment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Amy Goldstein Brian Williams cbs CBS Evening News CBS This Morning GAO NBC NBC Nightly News obamacare Today Washington Post Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:27:50 +0000 matthew.balan 46767 at http://mrc.org Sunday Morning Shows Ignore Report Showing Obama Admin. ‘Warned of Brewing Border Crisis’ http://mrc.org/biasalerts/sunday-morning-shows-ignore-report-showing-obama-admin-warned-brewing-border-crisis <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>The front-page of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-aides-were-warned-of-brewing-border-crisis/2014/07/19/8b5d2282-0d1b-11e4-b8e5-d0de80767fc2_story.html?hpid=z4"><em>Washington Post&nbsp;</em></a>on Sunday, July 20 had a damning headline accusing the Obama administration of “being warned of brewing border crisis” but only&nbsp;<em>Fox and Friends Sunday</em>&nbsp;covered the report.&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://mrc.org/biasalerts/sunday-morning-shows-ignore-report-showing-obama-admin-warned-brewing-border-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc border crisis cbs CNN Fox News NBC Washington Post Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:54:13 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46734 at http://mrc.org WashPost Columnist: Christians Spew the Most ‘Hateful Internet Speech’ http://mrc.org/articles/washpost-columnist-christians-spew-most-hateful-internet-speech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sally Quinn links white supremacy site to religious people. </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>Everyone is exactly who he or she says on the internet – at least according to one Washington Post writer. That conclusion is her rationale to say Christians are awful people. </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://mrc.org/articles/washpost-columnist-christians-spew-most-hateful-internet-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith christian OnFaith Religion Sally Quinn Washington Post Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:00:23 +0000 dan.gainor 46730 at http://mrc.org Film Critics Hate 'America' http://mrc.org/bozells-column/film-critics-hate-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/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> Dinesh D’Souza shocked the movie world in 2012 with his anti-Obama documentary "2016," which became the second highest-grossing documentary in U.S. movie history. On July 2, he unveiled his new documentary called "America: Imagine the World Without Her." It has already grossed $5 million in its first week.. One fictional competitor, the abortion-promoting comedy “Obvious Child,” barely grossed $2 million in its first month.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/film-critics-hate-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Dinesh D'Souza New York Times Washington Post Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:29:18 +0000 tim.graham 46685 at http://mrc.org Hobby Lobby Vandalism Activism Hyped by WaPo, Feminist Sites http://mrc.org/articles/hobby-lobby-vandalism-activism-hyped-wapo-feminist-sites <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Petty vandalism is now ‘creative,’ ‘fun,’ ‘crafty.’ </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 class="normal">It doesn’t take much to make “news” in The Washington Post these days.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer 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://mrc.org/articles/hobby-lobby-vandalism-activism-hyped-wapo-feminist-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith Family Life Hobby Lobby Washington Post Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:30:14 +0000 mike.ciandella 46669 at http://mrc.org ABC and NBC Censor Latest IRS Outrage, CBS Gives Story Only 19 Seconds http://mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-and-nbc-censor-latest-irs-outrage-cbs-gives-story-only-19-seconds <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><img width="280" style="float: right; margin-left: 3px; margin-right: 3px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/june/Baier-SRBB-IRSplotThickens-2014-07-09.jpg" />On Thursday morning, ABC and NBC refused to cover the latest revelation in the IRS scandal.</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://mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-and-nbc-censor-latest-irs-outrage-cbs-gives-story-only-19-seconds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs CBS This Morning Good Morning America IRS Targets Tea Party Jeff Glor Lois Lerner NBC New York Times Politico Today Washington Post Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:16:39 +0000 curtis.houck 46668 at http://mrc.org Media Praise BBC Censorship of Climate Skeptics; Attack Dissenters http://mrc.org/articles/media-praise-bbc-censorship-climate-skeptics-attack-dissenters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Washington Post joins liberal journalists to bash ‘anti-science fringe’ and BBC’s ‘addition to false balance.’ </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/sean-long">Sean Long</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Climate alarmists have trouble debating skeptics. They’d rather censor them instead.</p> <p>On July 5, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) announced it was training journalists to ignore skeptical views on man-made climate change. Predictably, both mainstream news outlets like the Washington Post and liberal bloggers like the Huffington Post praised BBC’s censorship, amidst relentless attacks on skeptics. </p><div class='signature'><p>— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@SeanLong717" target="_blank">Follow Sean Long on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/media-praise-bbc-censorship-climate-skeptics-attack-dissenters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Climate Change Environment BBC climate Climate Change Global Warming Washington Post Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:00:36 +0000 dan.gainor 46637 at http://mrc.org Lefty Media Slam ‘Parasitic’ Ridesharing Companies Like Uber http://mrc.org/articles/lefty-media-slam-parasitic-ridesharing-companies-uber <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Liberal economists and websites like Alternet, attack freedom and competition in rideshare vs. taxi feud. </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">As people celebrate freedom this Independence Day, the left continues to fight on behalf of an industry monopoly and against consumer freedom.</p><p dir="ltr">Historically, liberals championed “trust busting” laws prohibiting monopolies. Since the monopoly in question is made up of union members, often in a government partnership to limit competition -- they cried foul. Just look at the upstart companies disrupting the highly regulated taxi “cartel,” that has the left furious.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute 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://mrc.org/articles/lefty-media-slam-parasitic-ridesharing-companies-uber" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Economy Government Labor Media alternet cab industry city government competition dean baker Free Market freedom lyft monopolies mother jones Regulation ridesharing companies sidecar taxi cab taxi cartel taxi industry uber Washington Post Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:28:59 +0000 julia.seymour 46604 at http://mrc.org Flashback: Droned U.S. Citizen Once ‘Moderate Islam’s’ Media Darling http://mrc.org/articles/flashback-droned-us-citizen-once-moderate-islams-media-darling <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Al Awlaki was called ‘bridge-builder’ between Islam and West. </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>Who was Anwar Al Awlaki and why did the U.S. government kill him in a 2011 drone strike, despite his U.S. citizenship?</p> <p>The latter question has been answered with the court-ordered release of a Justice Department memo justifying the action. Awlaki, held “operational and leadership roles” in Al Qaeda in Yemen and “continue[d] to plot attacks intended to kill Americans.”&nbsp; </p><p>The first question – who he was – is one many in the media won’t be too eager to revisit, because they got it spectacularly wrong for a long time.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/flashback-droned-us-citizen-once-moderate-islams-media-darling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith Islamification Anwar Al Awlaki Drones Moderate Islam Washington Post Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:03:55 +0000 mike.ciandella 46540 at http://mrc.org Foul: Anti-Redskins Ad to Run During NBA Finals http://mrc.org/articles/foul-anti-redskins-ad-run-during-nba-finals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apparently, free PR from lib sports writers isn’t enough. </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>What do you suppose it costs to run a 60-second ad in major markets during the NBA playoffs on ABC? And can you think of something better to do with the “significant investment” a California Indian tribe has made than to register disapproval of <i>a sports mascot</i>? </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/foul-anti-redskins-ad-run-during-nba-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Media Politics Red Skins Washington Post Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:50:13 +0000 mike.ciandella 46442 at http://mrc.org ACLU Director Says Movie ‘Makes Abortion Funny’ http://mrc.org/articles/aclu-director-says-movie-makes-abortion-funny <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Washington Post piece claims ‘Obvious Child’ shows abortion as humorous. </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 class="NoSpacing">That statement should offend both sides: not only those who oppose abortion but also those who abort (after all, if it wasn’t difficult, why the “<a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/katie-yoder/2013/01/18/planned-parenthood-campaign-eliminates-pro-life-pro-choice-language">not in her shoes</a>” mantra?). But not so for the media – abortion is the very definition of “funny,” in The Washington Post’s latest piece.&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://mrc.org/articles/aclu-director-says-movie-makes-abortion-funny" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Life Obvious Child Washington Post Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:46:34 +0000 mike.ciandella 46425 at http://mrc.org NBC Hypes 'Often-Scrutinized' Hillary's 'Uncharacteristically Revealing' Interview http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-hypes-often-scrutinized-hillarys-uncharacteristically-revealing-interview <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/images/2014-06-04-NBC-NN-Hillary.JPG" style="width: 280px; height: 154px; float: right; margin-left: 4px; margin-right: 4px; margin-top: 3px; margin-bottom: 3px;" width="280" />Ann Curry, on Wednesday's <em>NBC Nightly News</em>, trumpeted that Hillary Clinton supposedly gave a "<strong>uncharacteristically revealing interview</strong>" to People magazine. Kelly O'Donnell filed a gushing report about how Mrs. Clinton apparently "has plenty to say," and spotlighted the former Secretary of State's new book.<br /> </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://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-hypes-often-scrutinized-hillarys-uncharacteristically-revealing-interview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Ann Curry Anne Kornblut Betsy Gleick campaign 2016 Hillary Clinton Kelly O'Donnell Monica Lewinsky NBC NBC Nighly News PeopleMagazine Washington Post Thu, 05 Jun 2014 01:48:52 +0000 matthew.balan 46401 at http://mrc.org Major Newspaper Editorials Ignore or Praise EPA Controls 90 Percent of Time http://mrc.org/articles/major-newspaper-editorials-ignore-or-praise-epa-controls-90-percent-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 9 prominent newspapers failed to even address the important new EPA regulations, only two opposed them. </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/sean-long">Sean Long</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>When the government pushes to destroy <st1:place>America</st1:place>’s biggest source of energy, you can certainly trust the media to jump on board.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@SeanLong717" target="_blank">Follow Sean Long on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/major-newspaper-editorials-ignore-or-praise-epa-controls-90-percent-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Climate Change EPA New York Times Washington Post Tue, 03 Jun 2014 19:37:00 +0000 mike.ciandella 46387 at http://mrc.org CNN Won't Be "Shamed" Into Doing Its Job; Investigating Benghazi = "Insidious" Scare Tactic http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/cnn-wont-be-shamed-doing-its-job-investigating-benghazi-insidious-scare-tactic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 27, No. 11 </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://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/May262014.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=682159" title="May262014.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>CNN Won’t Be “Shamed” Into Doing Its Job</strong></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/cnn-wont-be-shamed-doing-its-job-investigating-benghazi-insidious-scare-tactic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Barbara Walters Benghazi Brian Williams Chris Matthews CNN Hillary Clinton Jeff Zucker Karl Rove MSNBC NBC Washington Post Fri, 23 May 2014 19:44:29 +0000 rich.noyes 46341 at http://mrc.org Journalists Admitting Liberal Bias, Part One http://mrc.org/media-bias-101/journalists-admitting-liberal-bias-part-one <p><em>While most in the media business continue to deny the problem of liberal bias, a number of journalists have admitted that the majority of their brethren approach the news from a liberal angle. Examples:</em></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-bias-101/journalists-admitting-liberal-bias-part-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Bias 101 News Analysis Division Andy Rooney cbs Evan Thomas John Harwood Juan Williams Newsweek Thomas Edsall Washington Post Mon, 19 Oct 2009 19:54:00 +0000 admin 29251 at http://mrc.org