Caroline Kennedy http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19734/all en NBC (Again) Talks About Caroline Kennedy Supporting a Hillary Presidential Run http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-again-talks-about-caroline-kennedy-supporting-hillary-presidential-run <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/2014-04-24-NBC-NN-Todd-Kennedy.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />Thursday's <em>NBC Nightly News</em> decided it was newsworthy to air a Democrat's tentative support for a hypothetical Hillary Clinton presidential run. NBC's Chuck Todd pressed U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy on the matter.<br /> </p><div class='signature'><p>— Matt Hadro is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/matthadro" target="_blank">Follow Matt Hadro on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-again-talks-about-caroline-kennedy-supporting-hillary-presidential-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Caroline Kennedy Chuck Todd Hillary Clinton NBC NBC Nightly News Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:57:10 +0000 matt.hadro 46090 at http://www.mrc.org ABC, NBC Solicit Caroline Kennedy to Endorse Hillary Clinton for President http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-nbc-solicit-caroline-kennedy-endorse-hillary-clinton-president <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>President Obama is currently on a week-long tour of Asia and all three networks took the opportunity to promote the tenure of Caroline Kennedy, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan. On Thursday April 24, all three morning shows sat down with Kennedy and heaped praise on the long-time Democrat.</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-nbc-solicit-caroline-kennedy-endorse-hillary-clinton-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division "Today" Caroline Kennedy Chuck Todd GMA Hillary Clinton Jonathan Karl Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:19:39 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46082 at http://www.mrc.org NBC's Today: Caroline Kennedy 'More Dignitary Than Diplomat' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-today-caroline-kennedy-more-dignitary-diplomat <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>President Obama began a week-long trip of Asia on Wednesday with a stop in Japan, and NBC's&nbsp;<em>Today</em>&nbsp;dutifully heaped praise on the trip and the American Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy. On April 23, Co-host Matt Lauer gushed at the "Historic trip. President Obama&nbsp;greeted by Ambassador Caroline Kennedy as he arrives in Japan this morning. The first state visit by a president there in nearly two decades and Ambassador Kennedy's first major summit in her new role."</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-today-caroline-kennedy-more-dignitary-diplomat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Caroline Kennedy Matt Lauer NBC Peter Alexander Today Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:48:11 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46072 at http://www.mrc.org CBS's Seth Doane Puffs Caroline Kennedy's 'Fairy Tale' Introduction to Ambassadorship http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbss-seth-doane-puffs-caroline-kennedys-fairy-tale-introduction-ambassadorship <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>According to CBS's Seth Doane, even the "fairy tale" introduction of Caroline Kennedy hasn't kept the U.S. ambassador to Japan from running into some problems in her new job. Doane highlighted a protest of new military bases in Okinawa, Japan. Yet, while the reporter seemed mildly irritated about having to whisper during a Kennedy press conference (and not being able to ask questions), his co-hosts didn't appear too bothered.</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/cbss-seth-doane-puffs-caroline-kennedys-fairy-tale-introduction-ambassadorship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ambassador Caroline Kennedy cbs Japan Seth Doane Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:51:21 +0000 scott.whitlock 45538 at http://www.mrc.org Big 3 Ignore Benghazi Victims' Parents, Marvel at Caroline Kennedy's 'Shining' Moment http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/big-3-ignore-benghazi-victims-parents-marvel-caroline-kennedys-shining-moment <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 width="240" height="133" style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2013-09-19-ABC-Caroline_Kennedy_large.JPG" />The Big Three broadcast networks made their slanted priorities clear on their Thursday evening newscasts, as they fawned over Caroline Kennedy's Senate confirmation hearing earlier that day, but failed to cover the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50155435n">emotional congressional testimony</a> of Pat Smith. Smith is the mother of Sean Smith, who died in the 2012 Islamist attack on the U.S.</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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/big-3-ignore-benghazi-victims-parents-marvel-caroline-kennedys-shining-moment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Benghazi Brian Williams Caroline Kennedy cbs CBS Evening News CBS This Morning Diane Sawyer Gayle King Good Morning America Harry Smith Libya Martha Raddatz NBC NBC Nightly News Scott Pelley Today World News Fri, 20 Sep 2013 19:50:49 +0000 matthew.balan 44536 at http://www.mrc.org NBC's Mitchell Swoons: Caroline Kennedy 'Born to Be an Ambassador' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-mitchell-swoons-caroline-kennedy-born-be-ambassador <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 Thursday's NBC <em>Today</em>, chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell couldn't contain her glee over Carolina Kennedy being appointed U.S. ambassador to Japan: <strong>"Caroline Kennedy was almost born to be an ambassador, a picture perfect daughter in a telegenic first family.</strong> She captured our hearts all the way through her intense personal heartbreak." [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-07-25-NBC-Mitchell.mp3" target="_blank">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-mitchell-swoons-caroline-kennedy-born-be-ambassador" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Caroline Kennedy Japan NBC Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:29:42 +0000 kyle.drennen 44100 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Trumpets Caroline Kennedy as 'Representative of the Best In American Culture' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-trumpets-caroline-kennedy-representative-best-american-culture <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="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2013-04-02-CBS-Crawford_large.JPG" alt="Jan Crawford, CBS News Correspondent; Screen Cap From 2 April 2013 Edition of CBS This Morning | MRC.org" height="134" width="240" />CBS again paid homage to Caroline Kennedy on Tuesday's <em>CBS This Morning</em> as they hyped her possible nomination to be the next ambassador of Japan.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-trumpets-caroline-kennedy-representative-best-american-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Caroline Kennedy cbs CBS This Morning Jan Crawford Robert Dallek Tue, 02 Apr 2013 20:00:17 +0000 matthew.balan 43073 at http://www.mrc.org ABC's Kennedy Love Continues: Network Fawns Over Family Poetry http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-kennedy-love-continues-network-fawns-over-family-poetry <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><em>Good Morning America's</em>&nbsp;historical coverage is mostly non-existent. Yet, there's one thing the ABC program finds time for every year: Kennedy worship. On Tuesday's GMA, the same program that&nbsp;<a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2013/03/20/all-three-networks-ignore-harry-reid-connecting-marine-deaths-seques">ignored Harry Reid&nbsp;</a>linking Marine deaths to sequester cuts featured the latest on Kennedy family poetry.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-kennedy-love-continues-network-fawns-over-family-poetry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Caroline Kennedy David Muir John Kennedy Kennedys Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:01:12 +0000 scott.whitlock 43025 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Fawns Over Caroline Kennedy; Rose Wonders If She Will Run for President http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-fawns-over-caroline-kennedy-rose-wonders-if-she-will-run-president <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 alt="Caroline Kennedy, President, JFK Library Foundation; Screen Cap From 8 March 2013 Edition of CBS This Morning | MRC.org" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2013-03-08-CBS-Caroline_Kennedy.JPG" style="float: right;" height="133" width="240" />Charlie Rose, Norah O'Donnell, and Gayle King gushed over Caroline Kennedy on Friday's <em>CBS This Morning</em>. O'Donnell asked Kennedy is she supported a potential Hillary Clinton presidential run in 2016, which prompted Rose to wonder if the daughter of JFK might run herself for the highest elected office in the U.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-fawns-over-caroline-kennedy-rose-wonders-if-she-will-run-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Caroline Kennedy cbs CBS This Morning Charlie Rose Gayle King Hillary Clinton Norah O'Donnell Fri, 08 Mar 2013 23:12:17 +0000 matthew.balan 42868 at http://www.mrc.org No Social Conservatives on CBS's List of 'Eye-Opening Women' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/no-social-conservatives-cbss-list-eye-opening-women <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/2013-03-04-CBS-Eye_Opening_Women.JPG" style="float: right;" height="133" width="240" />On Monday, <em>CBS This Morning</em> launched a week-long set of interviews for Women's History Month, but the majority of the women they picked for their list of "Eye Opening Women" are dedicated liberals, particularly on social issues.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/no-social-conservatives-cbss-list-eye-opening-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Arianna Huffington Caroline Kennedy cbs CBS This Morning Charlie Rose Condoleezza Rice Leslie Stahl Norah O'Donnell Sandra Day O'Connor Tina Brown Valerie Jarrett Mon, 04 Mar 2013 21:30:32 +0000 matthew.balan 42814 at http://www.mrc.org Endless Kennedy Love: ABC Yet Again Fawns Over JFK http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/endless-kennedy-love-abc-yet-again-fawns-over-jfk <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>ABC News found scant time for the just-passed political conventions, <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2012/09/17/abc-forced-respond-mrc-complaints-skimpy-convention-coverage-were-be">coming in dead last </a>according to a Media Research Center study. But the network on Tuesday did manage to, yet again, obsessively focus on John F. Kennedy, a man whose presidency ended 49 years ago.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/endless-kennedy-love-abc-yet-again-fawns-over-jfk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Caroline Kennedy George Stephanopoulos Good Morning America John F. Kennedy Wed, 26 Sep 2012 20:42:06 +0000 scott.whitlock 41358 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Spikes Democrats Forced to Make Embarrassing Platform Fixes, Celebrates Michelle Obama’s Twitter Popularity http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-spikes-democrats-forced-make-embarrassing-platform-fixes-celebrates-michelle-obamas-t <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/MichellvMitt-tweetspermin-ABC-2012-09-05.jpg" style="width: 260px; height: 145px; margin: 1px; float: right;" /> “You don’t want to put delegates in a position where they’re booing God and Jerusalem, especially on videotape,” the <em>Weekly Standard</em>’s Steve Hayes observed on FNC’s <em>Special Report</em> in citing a “basic rule” for conventions, calling it “a bad moment for Democrats” since “it has to be included in all the coverage of the convention.” Hayes, it turns out, was far too generous in his presumption about media profess</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-spikes-democrats-forced-make-embarrassing-platform-fixes-celebrates-michelle-obamas-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012 Presidential 2012 Republican Convention Caroline Kennedy Chuck Todd David Muir NBC Nightly News Special Report Stephen Hayes World News Thu, 06 Sep 2012 01:21:26 +0000 brent.baker 41139 at http://www.mrc.org The Kennedy Has No Clothes http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/kennedy-has-no-clothes <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> </div> <p> Valentine’s Day is probably not the day most people would pick to remember the marriage of John and Jacqueline Kennedy. But on February 14, CBS spent more than eight minutes recalling how it was the fiftieth anniversary of CBS’s “historic” TV tour of the White House with Jackie, and brought on liberal historian Doug Brinkley to proclaim “fifty years ago on Valentine's Day, she became America's sweetheart, and fifty years later she still is.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/kennedy-has-no-clothes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Barbara Walters Caroline Kennedy Dave Powers Doug Brinkley Gloria Borger John F. Kennedy Kathleen Parker Mimi Alford Wed, 29 Feb 2012 20:33:48 +0000 geoff.dickens 39287 at http://www.mrc.org