Ted Kennedy http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19746/all en The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2003 http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/mrc25-worst-media-bias-2003 <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/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> For the past two weeks, the MRC has been showcasing the most egregious bias we have uncovered over the years — four quotes for each of the 25 years of the MRC, 100 quotes total — all leading up to our big <a href="http://www.mrc.org/gala2012"><strong>25th Anniversary Gala</strong></a> September 27.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/mrc25-worst-media-bias-2003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Iraq War MRC 25th Anniversary New York Times Peter Arnett Peter Jennings Ted Kennedy Mon, 17 Sep 2012 12:04:35 +0000 rich.noyes 41232 at http://www.mrc.org On CBS, Douglas Brinkley Marvels at 'Still Very Popular' Kennedys http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-douglas-brinkley-marvels-still-very-popular-kennedys <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://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/main_photos/2012/August/2012-08-06-CBS-CTM-Brinkley_0.jpg" style="float: right;" height="135" width="240" />Liberal historian Douglas Brinkley sang the praises of the Kennedy family on Monday's CBS This Morning, spotlighting the apparently "<strong>very important public service work</strong>" of Robert F.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-douglas-brinkley-marvels-still-very-popular-kennedys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division cbs CBS This Morning Douglas Brinkley Gayle King Ted Kennedy Mon, 06 Aug 2012 22:01:49 +0000 matthew.balan 40812 at http://www.mrc.org Stephanopoulos Celebrates ObamaCare Victory with Someone ‘Special,’ Kennedy’s Widow http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/stephanopoulos-celebrates-obamacare-victory-someone-special-kennedys-widow <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> How cozy. Former Democratic operative turned television news host George Stephanopoulos used his ABC News platform on Sunday to celebrate, with Vicki Reggie Kennedy, ObamaCare’s Supreme Court victory. Stephanopoulos excitedly <strong>plugged his “special exclusive guest” on <em>This Week</em>, announcing: “We begin with something special. The first reaction on the ruling from Vicki Kennedy,</strong> the widow of Senator Ted Kennedy who fought for universal health care...”<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/stephanopoulos-celebrates-obamacare-victory-someone-special-kennedys-widow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012 Presidential George Stephanopolous Health Care Medical Insurance Obama Watch obamacare Ted Kennedy This Week Victoria Kennedy Mon, 02 Jul 2012 07:42:36 +0000 brent.baker 40548 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Helps Eulogize Ted Kennedy, Lets His Son Patrick Praise ObamaCare Decision http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-helps-eulogize-ted-kennedy-lets-his-son-patrick-praise-obamacare-decision <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 style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-06-28-CNN-PiersMorgan-Kennedy3.jpg" />Health care activist Patrick Kennedy got over four minutes on CNN prime-time to air his glee over ObamaCare being upheld on Thursday. Host Piers Morgan simply let the former Democratic congressman expound on his father Ted Kennedy's fight for health care and praise the Supreme Court decision.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-helps-eulogize-ted-kennedy-lets-his-son-patrick-praise-obamacare-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Health Care obamacare Patrick Kennedy Piers Morgan Tonight Ted Kennedy Fri, 29 Jun 2012 22:11:19 +0000 matt.hadro 40546 at http://www.mrc.org Selling Socialism: The Media's Campaign for ObamaCare http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/selling-socialism-medias-campaign-obamacare <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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2010-03-21-ABC-Sawyer.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="240" height="180" />Next week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the constitutionality of ObamaCare, but if the media were the judges, the Court would rule 9-0 in favor of it. During its coverage of the health care debate, the liberal press never permitted questions about ObamaCare’s legality to interfere with their dream of a government takeover of the health care sector. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/selling-socialism-medias-campaign-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division Barack Obama Chip Reid Chris Matthews Diane Sawyer Ed Schultz Health Care Katie Couric Matt Lauer Nancy Pelosi Scott Brown Ted Kennedy Tim Johnson Tue, 20 Mar 2012 19:48:28 +0000 geoff.dickens 39535 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Breitbart Obit: He Called Ted Kennedy a 'Villain,' Was 'Controversial to the End' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-breitbart-obit-he-called-ted-kennedy-villain-was-controversial-end <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 a report for Thursday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Andrea Mitchell referred to A<img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-03-01-NBC-NN-Williams.jpg" style="width: 240px; height: 185px; margin: 3px; float: right;" />ndrew Breitbart as "the shooting star of the conservative blogosphere" and contemptuously remarked: <strong>"Breitbart, who called Sen</strong><strong>ator Ted Kennedy a villain and worse when he died, called himself an 'accidental cultural warrior.'"</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-breitbart-obit-he-called-ted-kennedy-villain-was-controversial-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Andrew Breitbart NBC Nightly News Shirley Sherrod Ted Kennedy Fri, 02 Mar 2012 21:43:35 +0000 kyle.drennen 39316 at http://www.mrc.org HBO's Palin Pollution http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hbos-palin-pollution <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> Sarah Palin’s top aides held a conference call to denounce the forthcoming HBO movie “Game Change,” which like any ultraliberal media production, knocks Palin as a mentally imbalanced moron. Reporters are already underlining the Palin aides haven’t seen the movie.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hbos-palin-pollution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Barack Obama Bill Clinton Danny Strong David Zurawik Elizabeth Edwards Harry Reid Jay Roach John Edwards John McCain Katie Couric Pat Buchanan Rush Limbaugh Sarah Palin Steve Schmidt Ted Kennedy Woodey Harrelson Wed, 29 Feb 2012 20:47:20 +0000 geoff.dickens 39289 at http://www.mrc.org