Andrea Mitchell http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19575/all en ABC, CBS Skip Over Criticism of John Kerry’s Middle East Trip, NBC Provides Cover http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-cbs-skip-over-criticism-john-kerrys-middle-east-trip-nbc-provides-cover <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>On Tuesday, July 29,&nbsp;<em>NBC Nightly News</em>&nbsp;was the only network evening newscast to highlight criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry following his inability to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.&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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-cbs-skip-over-criticism-john-kerrys-middle-east-trip-nbc-provides-cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Andrea Mitchell Brian Williams cbs Israel-Hamas John Kerry NBC NBC Nightly News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:19:11 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46812 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Hails Elizabeth Warren as 'Celebrity' for 'Disillusioned, Disappointed Liberals' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-hails-elizabeth-warren-celebrity-disillusioned-disappointed-liberals <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> While discussing potential 2016 presidential contenders on Sunday's NBC <em>Meet the Press</em>, correspondent Andrea Mitchell argued that Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren could be "real issue" for Hillary Clinton, <strong>touting Warren being "greeted as such a celebrity" at the left-wing Netroots Nation conference.</strong> Moderator David Gregory confirmed <strong>Warren "getting a huge, huge response" at the event.</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-07-20-NBC-MTP-Mitchell.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </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/nbc-hails-elizabeth-warren-celebrity-disillusioned-disappointed-liberals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell campaign 2016 David Gregory Elizabeth Warren Meet the Press NBC Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:31:50 +0000 kyle.drennen 46742 at http://www.mrc.org Andrea Mitchell: 'How Long Can Israel Withstand This Kind of International Pressure?' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-how-long-can-israel-withstand-kind-international-pressure <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on Wednesday followed up a story on four children who were killed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza by marveling, "How long can Israel withstand this kind of international pressure?" [MP3 audio&nbsp;<a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-07-16-MSNBC-Mitchell.mp3">here</a>.]&nbsp;</p><p>While talking to reporter Martin Fletcher, she noted that Hamas had rejected an Israeli cease fire and insisted, the militant group is "getting the emotional and political benefit, if you will, of the horror of the deaths of their population."&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-how-long-can-israel-withstand-kind-international-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Air Strikes Andrea Mitchell Hamas Israel MSNBC Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:58:04 +0000 scott.whitlock 46714 at http://www.mrc.org Even Andrea Mitchell Rips Obama Over Immigration Crisis http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/even-andrea-mitchell-rips-obama-over-immigration-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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> In an interview with White House adviser Cecilia Munoz on her Wednesday 12 p.m.</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/even-andrea-mitchell-rips-obama-over-immigration-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Barack Obama Illegal Immigration MSNBC Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:23:40 +0000 kyle.drennen 46657 at http://www.mrc.org Andrea Mitchell Laments Democrat's Contraception Legislation Won’t ‘Get Through Congress’ http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-laments-democrats-contraception-legislation-wont-get-through-congress <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>MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell, who is known for&nbsp;<a href="http://m.newsbusters.org/blogs/jeffrey-meyer/2014/01/03/msnbc-s-mitchell-cheers-planned-parenthood-asks-them-take-action-over">softball interviews</a>&nbsp;with pro-abortion activists, appeared distraught during her&nbsp;<em>Andrea Mitchell Reports</em>&nbsp;program on Wednesday, July 9 at the chances of a Democratic bill meant to reverse the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby passing Congress.&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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-laments-democrats-contraception-legislation-wont-get-through-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Andrea Mitchell Reports Hobby Lobby MSNBC Patty Murray Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:48:07 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46653 at http://www.mrc.org NBC’s Brian Williams Contradicts Own Reporters on Iraq, Claims U.S. ‘May Have To Work With Iran’ http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-brian-williams-contradicts-own-reporters-iraq-claims-us-may-have-work-iran <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>On Monday, June 16,&nbsp;<em>NBC Nightly News</em>&nbsp;anchor Brian Williams did his best to not only spin the recent surge in violence throughout Iraq as being George W. Bush’s fault but managed to completely contradict the reporting of NBC’s own journalists.&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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-brian-williams-contradicts-own-reporters-iraq-claims-us-may-have-work-iran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Brian Williams Iraq NBC NBC Nightly News Tue, 17 Jun 2014 05:40:02 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46484 at http://www.mrc.org Andrea Mitchell: Obama Administration 'Oughta Know Something About Iraq,' 'We Were There for 10 Years' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-obama-administration-oughta-know-something-about-iraq-we-were-there-10-ye <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> On her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Thursday, host and NBC chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell was unusually critical of the Obama administration's handling of terrorists seizing control of large portions of Iraq: <strong>"Where is our intelligence? We were there for ten years. We oughta know something about Iraq. This isn't North Korea."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-06-12-MSNBC-AMR-Mitchell.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </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/andrea-mitchell-obama-administration-oughta-know-something-about-iraq-we-were-there-10-ye" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Iraq MSNBC Terrorism Tim Kaine Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:17:04 +0000 kyle.drennen 46461 at http://www.mrc.org Andrea Mitchell: GOP ‘Looks Like An Episode of House of Cards’ Following Cantor’s Loss http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-gop-looks-episode-house-cards-following-cantors-loss <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>Following the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) in the Republican primary, MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell rushed to claim that the GOP is in disarray following the election.</p><p>Speaking with Sean Spicer, Republican National Committee Communications Director Sean Spicer, on her&nbsp;<em>Andrea Mitchell Reports</em>&nbsp;program on Wednesday, June 11,&nbsp;<strong>Mitchell proclaimed “There's frenzy on Capitol Hill among the House Republicans. This looks like an episode of&nbsp;<em>House of Cards</em>&nbsp;up there.”&nbsp;</strong></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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-gop-looks-episode-house-cards-following-cantors-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Andrea Mitchell Reports Eric Cantor MSNBC Sean Spicer Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:56:59 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46446 at http://www.mrc.org Bowe Bergdahl: Peace Corps Volunteer or Killer Wanting to Rip Enemy's Face Off? http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/bowe-bergdahl-peace-corps-volunteer-or-killer-wanting-rip-enemys-face <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> On Tuesday, MSNBC's <em>Andrea Mitchell Reports</em> presented two very different accounts of what kind of soldier Bowe Bergdahl was, first as a disillusioned free spirit who wished he'd joined the Peace Corps, then as a bloodthirsty warrior who wanted to rip the enemy's face off. [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-06-03-MSNBC-AMR-Mitchell.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </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/bowe-bergdahl-peace-corps-volunteer-or-killer-wanting-rip-enemys-face" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Bowe Bergdahl MSNBC taliban Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:32:21 +0000 kyle.drennen 46393 at http://www.mrc.org Andrea Mitchell: VA Scandal 'Far More Serious' Than Obama's Other 'So-Called Scandals' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-va-scandal-far-more-serious-obamas-other-so-called-scandals <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> On her Friday 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show, host Andrea Mitchell joined fellow media liberals <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/laura-flint/2014/05/23/stephen-colbert-calls-va-first-real-scandal-obama-administration" target="_blank">Stephen Colbert</a> and <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/jeffrey-meyer/2014/05/22/chris-matthews-unlike-irs-va-scandal-real-except-when-he-compared-irs" target="_blank">Chris Matthews</a> in labeling the VA scandal the first real scandal of the Obama administration: <strong>"...this is the biggest political problem that the President has faced.</strong></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/andrea-mitchell-va-scandal-far-more-serious-obamas-other-so-called-scandals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell MSNBC Susan Page USA Today VA Scandal Fri, 30 May 2014 20:09:37 +0000 kyle.drennen 46367 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Won't Be "Shamed" Into Doing Its Job; Investigating Benghazi = "Insidious" Scare Tactic http://www.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://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.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://www.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://www.mrc.org Andrea Mitchell to Democratic Congressman: 'Why Even Play the Game' of GOP's Benghazi 'Witch Hunt'? http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-democratic-congressman-why-even-play-game-gops-benghazi-witch-hunt <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 her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell proclaimed: "The Benghazi dozen, five Democrats now agreeing to join seven Republican inquisitors after failing to block the new Benghazi probe. <strong>Is it a witch hunt or a truth squad?"</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-05-22-MSNBC-AMR-Mitchell.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </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/andrea-mitchell-democratic-congressman-why-even-play-game-gops-benghazi-witch-hunt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Benghazi Democrats MSNBC Republicans Thu, 22 May 2014 19:44:58 +0000 kyle.drennen 46331 at http://www.mrc.org NBC: GOP Efforts to 'Take Down Hillary Clinton' in 'Full Swing,' She's 'Almost Unbeatable' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-gop-efforts-take-down-hillary-clinton-full-swing-shes-almost-unbeatable <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> Opening Sunday's NBC <em>Meet the Press</em>, moderator David Gregory proclaimed: <strong>"Republican attempts to take down Hillary Clinton are in full swing after a headline-grabbing attack from Karl Rove. So will Republicans stop at nothing to keep her from running in 2016?"</strong> Introducing a report moments later, he wondered: "Is this just the start of a Republican strategy to persuade her not to run?" [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-05-18-NBC-MTP-Mitchell.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </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/nbc-gop-efforts-take-down-hillary-clinton-full-swing-shes-almost-unbeatable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell campaign 2016 Hillary Clinton Karl Rove Meet the Press NBC Mon, 19 May 2014 15:59:06 +0000 kyle.drennen 46289 at http://www.mrc.org Andrea Mitchell: 'Alleged Delay' in Labeling Boko Haram a Terror Group Being Used to 'Go After' Hillary Clinton http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-alleged-delay-labeling-boko-haram-terror-group-being-used-go-after-hillar <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> On her Tuesday 12 p.m. MSNBC show, host and NBC chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell was more concerned with protecting Hillary Clinton than holding the potential 2016 Democratic candidate accountable for refusing to label Nigerian kidnappers Boko Haram as terrorists: <strong>"...the alleged delay in designating Boko Haram as a terror group.</strong></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/andrea-mitchell-alleged-delay-labeling-boko-haram-terror-group-being-used-go-after-hillar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Boko Haram Hillary Clinton MSNBC nigeria Wed, 14 May 2014 15:56:05 +0000 kyle.drennen 46247 at http://www.mrc.org TV 'News' Enlists in Obama's Climate Crusade; Benghazi Just a GOP Voodoo Cult http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/tv-news-enlists-obamas-climate-crusade-benghazi-just-gop-voodoo-cult <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 27, No. 10 </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://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/May122014.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=630279" title="May122014.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>TV “News” Enlists in Obama’s Climate Crusade</strong></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/tv-news-enlists-obamas-climate-crusade-benghazi-just-gop-voodoo-cult" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc Andrea Mitchell Benghazi Bob Schieffer Bryant Gumbel Chris Matthews Chuck Todd Climate Change Donald Sterling Ginger Zee Global Warming Meet the Press MSNBC Racism Sat, 10 May 2014 22:11:42 +0000 rich.noyes 46220 at http://www.mrc.org