Campaign 2008 http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19689/all en CBS Touts Clinton Memoir: Hillary Was Comforted by Mom After 2008 Loss http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-touts-clinton-memoir-hillary-was-comforted-mom-after-2008-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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> In an effort to promote Hillary Clinton's upcoming memoir, <em>Hard Choices</em>, on Monday's <em>CBS This Morning</em>, co-host Gayle King proclaimed: "Former Secretary of State, that would be Hillary Clinton, says no one had a bigger influence in her life than her mom. In a excerpt from her new memoir...she remembers Dorothy Rodham and the lessons that she learned." [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-05-12-CBS-TM-HardChoices.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/cbs-touts-clinton-memoir-hillary-was-comforted-mom-after-2008-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Campaign 2008 cbs Gayle King Hillary Clinton memoir This Morning Tue, 13 May 2014 12:52:05 +0000 kyle.drennen 46232 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Promotes Brian Williams Gushing Over Obama During 2008 Election Night Coverage http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-promotes-brian-williams-gushing-over-obama-during-2008-election-night-coverage <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> Hawking a new <a href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/election-night-stephen-battaglio/1113535811" target="_blank">NBC Publishing ebook</a> on Wednesday's NBC <em>Today</em> about the network's election night television coverage dating back to 1948, author and TV Guide business editor Steve Battaglio touted a moment featured in the book of <em>NBC Nightly News</em> anchor Brian Williams during election night in 2008:<strong> "Brian knew that it was going to be a very special night....having a pretty good idea that Barack Obama was going to win</strong>, and how do you tell this st</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-promotes-brian-williams-gushing-over-obama-during-2008-election-night-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Brian Williams Campaign 2008 NBC Steve Battaglio Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:17:05 +0000 kyle.drennen 41682 at http://www.mrc.org Surprise: New York Times Actually Takes Seriously Obama 2007 Video Praising Rev. Wright (With Caveats) http://www.mrc.org/articles/surprise-new-york-times-actually-takes-seriously-obama-2007-video-praising-rev-wright-cavea <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In a bit of a surprise, <em>New York Times</em> reporters Jeremy Peters and Jim Rutenberg filed a longish article on a recently unearthed Obama video from 2007 showing the president in a fiery, racially charged mode and praising his anti-American pastor Jeremiah Wright, a video downplayed or ignored by most of the mainstream media.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/surprise-new-york-times-actually-takes-seriously-obama-2007-video-praising-rev-wright-cavea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Campaign 2008 Campaign 2012 Daily Caller Jeremy Peters Jim Rutenberg Reverend Jeremiah Wright Thu, 04 Oct 2012 17:30:53 +0000 clay.waters 41422 at http://www.mrc.org David Carr in NYTimes: Conservatives Should Stop 'Tired' Whining About Liberal Bias http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/david-carr-nytimes-conservatives-should-stop-tired-whining-about-liberal-bias <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="content" id="node-content"> <p><em>New York Times</em> media reporter David Carr's Monday column, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/01/business/media/challenging-the-claims-of-media-bias-the-media-equation.html?hp&amp;pagewanted=all">Tired Cries of Bias Don't Help Romney</a>," challenged the "tired cries" from conservatives, including MRC president Brent Bozell, alleging liberal media bias, but was itself filled with tired and unconvincing arguments.</p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/david-carr-nytimes-conservatives-should-stop-tired-whining-about-liberal-bias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts Campaign 2008 Campaign 2012 David Carr Media Bias Mitt Romney Sarah Palin talk radio Mon, 01 Oct 2012 23:37:10 +0000 clay.waters 41388 at http://www.mrc.org David Carr in New York Times: Conservatives Should Stop 'Tired' Whining About Liberal Bias http://www.mrc.org/articles/david-carr-new-york-times-conservatives-should-stop-tired-whining-about-liberal-bias <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>New York Times</em> media reporter David Carr's Monday column, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/01/business/media/challenging-the-claims-of-media-bias-the-media-equation.html?hp&amp;pagewanted=all ">Tired Cries of Bias Don't Help Romney</a>," challenged the "tired cries" from conservatives, including MRC president Brent Bozell, alleging liberal media bias, but was itself filled with tired and unconvincing arguments.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/david-carr-new-york-times-conservatives-should-stop-tired-whining-about-liberal-bias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign 2008 Campaign 2012 David Carr Media Bias Mitt Romney Sarah Palin talk radio Mon, 01 Oct 2012 16:30:43 +0000 clay.waters 41381 at http://www.mrc.org NYT: Calmes Remembers 'Jaw-Dropping Crowds' for Obama 5 Years Ago vs. Mitt's Small, 'Overwhelmingly White' Numbers http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-calmes-remembers-jaw-dropping-crowds-obama-5-years-ago-vs-mitts-small-overwhelmingly-wh <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>New York Times </em>campaign reporter and Obama cheerleader Jackie Calmes gives President Obama a "<a href="http://www.independent.co.uk/hei-fi/entertainment/nobody-likes-a-show-off-the-excruciating-rise-of-the-humblebrag-2363467.html?origin=internalSearch">humble brag</a>" on Friday while with the president campaigning in the "conservative city" of Colorado Springs, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/10/us/politics/campaign-events-for-president-obama-are-not-drawing-crowds-like-2008.html?ref=todayspaper">Obama Drawing Big Crowds but Not Like in '08</a>." </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-calmes-remembers-jaw-dropping-crowds-obama-5-years-ago-vs-mitts-small-overwhelmingly-wh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Campaign 2008 Campaign 2012 Crowds Jackie Calmes Mitt Romney Fri, 10 Aug 2012 14:50:22 +0000 clay.waters 40855 at http://www.mrc.org Martin Short Hits 'Crazy Catholic' Santorum, 'Taliban'-like Bachmann http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/martin-short-hits-crazy-catholic-santorum-taliban-bachmann <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2012-06-05-NBC-TTS-BigShort.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing as a guest on Monday's <em>The Tonight Show</em> with Jay Leno on NBC, actor and comedian Martin Short lambasted several of the GOP presidential candidates, as he called Rick Santorum a "crazy Catholic," compared Michele Bachmann to the Taliban while questioning her intelligence, and suggested that Mitt Romney has sent jobs to other countries.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/martin-short-hits-crazy-catholic-santorum-taliban-bachmann" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Faith Politics Barack Obama Campaign 2008 Campaign 2012 Catholics Jay Leno Martin Short Mel Gibson Michele Bachmann Mitt Romney NBC Republicans Rick Santorum Sarah Palin Tue, 05 Jun 2012 12:41:02 +0000 40296 at http://www.mrc.org GOP's Anti-Jeremiah Wright Strategy 'Incendiary, Racially Tinged'....But Wright Himself Isn't? http://www.mrc.org/articles/gops-anti-jeremiah-wright-strategy-incendiary-racially-tingedbut-wright-himself-isnt <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Thursday's New York Times off-lead by Jeff Zeleny and Jim Rutenberg was intended to cause heartburn for the Mitt Romney camp: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/17/us/politics/gop-super-pac-weighs-hard-line-attack-on-obama.html?pagewanted=all">G.O.P. ‘Super PAC’ Weighing A Hard-Line Attack on Obama</a>." <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Jeremiah_Wright_Obama.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="242" width="275" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/gops-anti-jeremiah-wright-strategy-incendiary-racially-tingedbut-wright-himself-isnt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Campaign 2008 Campaign 2012 Jeff Zeleny Jeremiah Wright Jim Rutenberg Racism Thu, 17 May 2012 19:28:55 +0000 clay.waters 40110 at http://www.mrc.org NYT's Jodi Kantor, Hagiographer of Michelle Obama, Sees Validity in Dems' 'War on Women' Slogan http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyts-jodi-kantor-hagiographer-michelle-obama-sees-validity-dems-war-women-slogan <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor appeared on MSNBC's<em> NOW with Alex Wagner</em> Tuesday and claimed that the Democrats' "War on Women" campaign tactic had been validated by recent actions by GOP politicians. Under a graphic that bluntly stated as fact the liberal opinion that "War On Women Continues," Wagner and Kantor had this exchange:<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Kantor_4_12.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="179" width="312" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyts-jodi-kantor-hagiographer-michelle-obama-sees-validity-dems-war-women-slogan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign 2008 Campaign 2012 Jodi Kantor Michelle Obama MSNBC War on Women Wed, 25 Apr 2012 13:40:23 +0000 clay.waters 39914 at http://www.mrc.org Public Editor Confesses: NYTimes 'Basked a Bit in the Warm Glow of Mr. Obama's Election' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/public-editor-confesses-nytimes-basked-bit-warm-glow-mr-obamas-election <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>New York Times Public Editor Arthur Brisbane promised that the Times would take "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/opinion/sunday/a-hard-look-at-the-president.html?_r=1&amp;ref=todayspaper ">A Hard Look at the President</a>" during the 2012 presidential campaign cycle, while admitting that "the paper basked a bit in the warm glow of Mr. Obama’s election in 2008," in his latest column for the Sunday Review.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Arthur_Brisbane_NEW_1.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="166" width="316" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/public-editor-confesses-nytimes-basked-bit-warm-glow-mr-obamas-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Campaign 2008 Campaign 2012 Liberal Bias Tue, 24 Apr 2012 20:58:51 +0000 clay.waters 39910 at http://www.mrc.org Public Editor Confesses: NYT 'Basked a Bit in the Warm Glow of Mr. Obama's Election' http://www.mrc.org/articles/public-editor-confesses-nyt-basked-bit-warm-glow-mr-obamas-election <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>New York Times Public Editor Arthur Brisbane promised that the Times would take "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/opinion/sunday/a-hard-look-at-the-president.html?_r=1&amp;ref=todayspaper ">A Hard Look at the President</a>" during the 2012 presidential campaign cycle, while admitting that "the paper basked a bit in the warm glow of Mr. Obama’s election in 2008," in his latest column for the Sunday Review.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Arthur_Brisbane_NEW_0.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="166" width="316" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/public-editor-confesses-nyt-basked-bit-warm-glow-mr-obamas-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Campaign 2008 Campaign 2012 Liberal Bias Mon, 23 Apr 2012 17:41:15 +0000 clay.waters 39894 at http://www.mrc.org Exhibit 2-18: Public Overwhelmingly Saw Favoritism For Obama http://www.mrc.org/media-bias-101/exhibit-2-18-public-overwhelmingly-saw-favoritism-obama <p>No fewer than five different polls conducted during the last months of the 2008 presidential campaign found the public strongly believed that the news media was biased in favor of Democrat Barack Obama in his campaign against Republican John McCain. In July, a Rasmussen poll found more than three times as many voters saw journalists favoring Obama; by October, a Pew Research Center poll discovered the margin had grown to nearly 8-to-1.<br /><br /><strong>KEY FINDINGS</strong>:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-bias-101/exhibit-2-18-public-overwhelmingly-saw-favoritism-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Bias 101 News Analysis Division Barack Obama Campaign 2008 Fox News John McCain Pew Research Center Polls public opinion Rasmussen survey Tue, 13 Oct 2009 19:17:00 +0000 admin 29238 at http://www.mrc.org