Washington Post Magazine http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19626/all en Washington Post Magazine Revives Anti-Vaccine Hysteria with Sympathetic RFK Jr. Profile http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-magazine-revives-anti-vaccine-hysteria-sympathetic-rfk-jr-profile <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Despite ‘debunked’ claims vaccines cause autism, magazine promotes anti-vaxxer Kennedy’s ‘lonely crusade.’ </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 dir="ltr">The media just won’t let anti-vaccine nonsense die, as evident by the July 20 issue of Washington Post Magazine and its cover story about Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s “Lonely Crusade.”</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://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-magazine-revives-anti-vaccine-hysteria-sympathetic-rfk-jr-profile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government Health Media Politics anti-vaxxers autism disease keith kloor kennedy measles political dynasty RFK Jr Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Science vaccination Washington Post Magazine Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:13:29 +0000 julia.seymour 46749 at http://www.mrc.org Washington Post Mag Finds ‘Cash for Clunkers’ Harmed Demolition Derby http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-mag-finds-cash-clunkers-harmed-demolition-derby <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Program that spent taxpayer money on new cars was praised by Washington Post and other media in 2009. </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/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Cash for Clunkers, the failed Obama scheme to try to save the auto industry, is still wreaking havoc. This time on an American pastime: demolition derby. Many in the news media applauded the clunker of a program, including The Washington Post which <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/03/AR2009080300915.html">repeatedly</a> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/15/AR2009091500855.html">praised</a> this program in 2009, trumpeting and increase in consumer spending.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-mag-finds-cash-clunkers-harmed-demolition-derby" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Media auto Bailout business Cash for Clunkers clunker demolition derby government parts scrap used cars Washington Post Washington Post Magazine Wed, 28 Nov 2012 17:13:22 +0000 julia.seymour 41903 at http://www.mrc.org WashPost Mag Editor Compares Chris Christie to Tony Soprano http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/washpost-mag-editor-compares-chris-christie-tony-soprano <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-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-02-22-CNN-StartingPoint-Christie2%20dos.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />Cathy Areu, of the Washington Post Magazine, <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2010/04/15/palin-compared-larry-cable-guy-minus-class-and-intelligence">compared</a> Sarah Palin to unsophistocated redneck Larry the Cable Guy back in 2010. She was back to her old self Thursday morning on CNN's Starting Point, railing against Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) as "a Tony Soprano" character.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/washpost-mag-editor-compares-chris-christie-tony-soprano" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Cathy Areu Chris Christie CNN Soledad O'Brien Starting Point Washington Post Magazine Thu, 23 Feb 2012 14:56:06 +0000 matt.hadro 39226 at http://www.mrc.org