RaceIssues http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2037/all en CNN Hosts Leftists Saying Cain Should Get Off 'Crack Pipe' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-hosts-leftists-saying-cain-should-get-crack-pipe <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> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-10-10-CNN-Malveaux-Cain dos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>To answer Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain's claim that racism is not a big factor in African-American unemployment, CNN brought on radical left-wing activists Professor Cornel West of Princeton and Tavis Smiley of PBS, both of whom co-host a public radio talk show.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-hosts-leftists-saying-cain-should-get-crack-pipe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Elections BiasAlert CornelWest HermanCain liberalmediabias LiberalsandDemocrats RaceIssues Racism TavisSmiley Mon, 10 Oct 2011 22:08:00 +0000 38257 at http://mrc.org On ABC and CBS, 'Conservative' Beck and Allies Countered by 'Civil Rights Leaders' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-and-cbs-conservative-beck-and-allies-countered-civil-rights-leaders <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-08-27-CBS-EN-Hill.jpg" /></div><p>Just as they did in the morning, on Friday night the broadcast network stories on Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington, DC were pegged to left-wing complaints his event is scheduled for the 47th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, except the reporters refused to identify the ideology of Beck's critics while showing no such reluctance to tag him and/or his allies. <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-and-cbs-conservative-beck-and-allies-countered-civil-rights-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews BiasAlert CBSEveningNews ClaireShipman EricaHill GlennBeck Labeling liberalmediabias RaceIssues TeaParties Sat, 28 Aug 2010 00:04:00 +0000 36556 at http://mrc.org Tapper Goes Out with a Contrarian Take on Sherrod; Donaldson Urges Obama to Exploit 'Enemy' FNC http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/tapper-goes-out-contrarian-take-sherrod-donaldson-urges-obama-exploit-enemy-fnc <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-07-25-ABC-TW-Tapper.jpg" /></div><p>Picking up on Shirley Sherrod's allegation Andrew Breitbart "would like to get us stuck back in the times of slavery" and "he'd like to see all black people end up again" in slavery, ABC's Jake Tapper, during his last Sunday as interim host of This Week before the show goes to Christiane Amanpour next week, expressed astonishment she'd be offered a job building racial harmony:<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/tapper-goes-out-contrarian-take-sherrod-donaldson-urges-obama-exploit-enemy-fnc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sThisWeek BiasAlert JakeTapper liberalmediabias ObamaWatch RaceIssues Racism SamDonaldson ShirleySherrod Sun, 25 Jul 2010 17:22:00 +0000 36393 at http://mrc.org Nets Which Promoted NAACP's Attack on Tea Party Treat Sherrod as Victim; NBC First to Voter Intimidation http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nets-which-promoted-naacps-attack-tea-party-treat-sherrod-victim-nbc-first-voter-intimid <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-07-20-ABC-WNDS-BigGov.jpg" /></div><p>ABC and CBS last week jumped to advance the NAACP's charge of racism within the Tea Party movement with friendly stories which provided corroboration for the allegation as neither identified the left-wing group's ideology.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nets-which-promoted-naacps-attack-tea-party-treat-sherrod-victim-nbc-first-voter-intimid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2008Presidential ABC'sWorldNews BiasAlert BrianWilliams CBSEveningNews dianesawyer JakeTapper JanCrawford KatieCouric liberalmediabias MarkWhitaker NAACP NBCNightlyNews RaceIssues Racism Wed, 21 Jul 2010 13:41:00 +0000 36379 at http://mrc.org HBO Sports Documentary Blames Reagan for Racial Tension that Scarred Larry Bird http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/hbo-sports-documentary-blames-reagan-racial-tension-scarred-larry-bird <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> <div style="float: right;"><object height="202" width="250"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdSUnzVrnz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="202" width="250" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdSUnzVrnz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>Catching up with an HBO sports documentary which ran several times in March: '<a target="_blank" href="http://newsbusters.org/#/sports/magic-and-</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/hbo-sports-documentary-blames-reagan-racial-tension-scarred-larry-bird" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Audio BiasAlert HBO history LarryBird liberalmediabias RaceIssues RonaldReagan Sports Video Sat, 17 Apr 2010 20:03:00 +0000 35977 at http://mrc.org White NBC Reporter Confronts Black Man at Tea Party Rally: 'Have You Ever Felt Uncomfortable?' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/white-nbc-reporter-confronts-black-man-tea-party-rally-have-you-ever-felt-uncomfortable <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> <div style="float: right;"><object height="202" width="250"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdSUuz8zZu&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="202" width="250" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdSUuz8zZu&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p><b>"There aren't a lot of African-American men at these events,"</b> NBC News reporter Kelly O'Donnell, a white woman, told Darryl Postell, a b</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/white-nbc-reporter-confronts-black-man-tea-party-rally-have-you-ever-felt-uncomfortable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews Audio BiasAlert CBSEveningNews JonathanKarl KellyO'Donnell liberalmediabias RaceIssues Racism TeaParties Video Fri, 16 Apr 2010 05:02:00 +0000 35975 at http://mrc.org NBC Nightly News: Mohammad Ali, Walt Whitman, Annie Oakley and Now...Barack Obama http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbc-nightly-news-mohammad-ali-walt-whitman-annie-oakley-and-nowbarack-obama <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-04-05-NBC-NN-Remnickbook.jpg" /></div><p>NBC News is certainly enthralled with David Remnick's new book, '<a target="_blank" href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9781400043606">The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama</a>.' After giving him a guest slot on Meet the Press and an interview on Monday's Today show, NBC Nightly News on Monday showcased Remnick in an "In His Own Words" segment to expound on his admiration for Obama's racial identity journey, sta</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbc-nightly-news-mohammad-ali-walt-whitman-annie-oakley-and-nowbarack-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BrianWilliams DavidRemnick liberalmediabias NBCNightlyNews ObamaWatch RaceIssues Tue, 06 Apr 2010 06:44:00 +0000 35924 at http://mrc.org ABC Fails to ID First Elected Black Senator as a Republican - Beaten by White Democrat http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-fails-id-first-elected-black-senator-republican-beaten-white-democrat-0 <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-10-28-ABC-WNCG-GibsonBrooke.jpg" /></div><p>ABC anchor Charles Gibson on Wednesday night had time to convey President Barack Obama's praise of <a target="_blank" href="http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000871">Edward Brooke</a> for "breaking barriers" as the first popularly-elected black U.S.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-fails-id-first-elected-black-senator-republican-beaten-white-democrat-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews BiasAlert CharlesGibson EdwardBrooke history Labeling liberalmediabias NBCNightlyNews RaceIssues Thu, 29 Oct 2009 01:37:00 +0000 35267 at http://mrc.org ABC Fails to ID First Elected Black Senator as a Republican - Beaten by White Democrat http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-fails-id-first-elected-black-senator-republican-beaten-white-democrat-1 <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-10-28-ABC-WNCG-GibsonBrooke.jpg" /></div><p>ABC anchor Charles Gibson on Wednesday night had time to convey President Barack Obama's praise of <a target="_blank" href="http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000871">Edward Brooke</a> for "breaking barriers" as the first popularly-elected black U.S.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-fails-id-first-elected-black-senator-republican-beaten-white-democrat-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews BiasAlert CharlesGibson EdwardBrooke history Labeling liberalmediabias NBCNightlyNews RaceIssues Thu, 29 Oct 2009 01:37:00 +0000 35268 at http://mrc.org ABC Fails to ID First Elected Black Senator as a Republican - Beaten by White Democrat http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-fails-id-first-elected-black-senator-republican-beaten-white-democrat <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-10-28-ABC-WNCG-GibsonBrooke.jpg" /></div><p>ABC anchor Charles Gibson on Wednesday night had time to convey President Barack Obama's praise of <a target="_blank" href="http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000871">Edward Brooke</a> for "breaking barriers" as the first popularly-elected black U.S.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-fails-id-first-elected-black-senator-republican-beaten-white-democrat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews BiasAlert CharlesGibson EdwardBrooke history Labeling liberalmediabias NBCNightlyNews RaceIssues Thu, 29 Oct 2009 01:37:00 +0000 35266 at http://mrc.org "Tainted Senator Rides Anti-Obama Sentiment" http://mrc.org/articles/tainted-senator-rides-anti-obama-sentiment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter is riding an anti-Obama backlash, and the Times isn&#039;t happy about it: &quot;It is difficult to overstate President Obama&#039;s unpopularity in most of Louisiana. He lost handily to Senator John McCain here, picking up only 14 percent of the white vote (the state is roughly two-thirds white).&quot; </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A Friday front-page story by Campbell Robertson about the surprise revival of Republican Sen. David Vitter, who showed up on the client list of a Washington prostitute in 2007, hinted, in hostile fashion, at a brewing anti-Obama election backlash: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/11/us/11vitter.html?scp=" target=_self ? 1&sq='vitter&st=cse"'>In </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/11/us/11vitter.html?scp=" ? 1&sq='vitter&st=cse"'>Louisiana, Tainted Senator Rides Anti-Obama Sentiment</a>." </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/tainted-senator-rides-anti-obama-sentiment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BarackObama Campaign2008 Campaign2010 CampbellRobertson Louisiana NewYorkTimes NYTimes Prostitution RaceIssues Sen.DavidVitter TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Fri, 11 Sep 2009 18:27:00 +0000 admin 7070 at http://mrc.org Krauthammer: 'Supine' Media Lulled Arrogant Obama into Race Muddle http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/krauthammer-supine-media-lulled-arrogant-obama-race-muddle <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> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-07-24-FNC-SRBB-Kraut.jpg" width="240" height="180" /></div><p><b>President Obama's experience last year earning fawning press coverage as a "genius" on race relations lulled him into assuming "he can say anything on race and is so smart that he will be untouchable,"</b> columnist Charles Krauthammer postulated Friday night on FNC in suggesting an explanation for why Obama so misunderstand how his remarks on Henry Louis Gates would ensnare him in controversy. Krauthammer opined: "A lot of the Obama presidency </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/krauthammer-supine-media-lulled-arrogant-obama-race-muddle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CharlesKrauthammer FNC'sSpecialReport Hardball HenryLouisGates liberalmediabias MediaBiasDebate ObamaWatch RaceIssues Video Sun, 26 Jul 2009 01:42:00 +0000 34903 at http://mrc.org Couric Pouts Over Gates Distraction: 'Just as He Was Pushing So Hard for Health Care Reform' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/couric-pouts-over-gates-distraction-just-he-was-pushing-so-hard-health-care-reform <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> <div style="float: right;"><object height="202" width="250"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=GduzuzaG2G&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="202" width="250" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=GduzuzaG2G&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1"></embed></object></div><p>ABC, CBS and NBC all led Friday night with President Obama's decision to appear in the White House press room to backtrack on the fury he inflamed by presuming "stupidity" by the pol</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/couric-pouts-over-gates-distraction-just-he-was-pushing-so-hard-health-care-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CBSEveningNews healthcare HenryLouisGates KatieCouric liberalmediabias obamacare ObamaWatch RaceIssues Sat, 25 Jul 2009 01:32:00 +0000 34898 at http://mrc.org CNN's Rick Sanchez Interviews 'Wise Latina' Women - at His Mom's House http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-rick-sanchez-interviews-wise-latina-women-his-moms-house <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> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-07-16-CNN-NR-Sanchez.jpg" height="180" width="240" /></div><p>CNN anchor Rick Sanchez devoted an entire segment on Thursday to his interviews of five "wise Latina" women from his hometown of Miami, including his own mother, about the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-rick-sanchez-interviews-wise-latina-women-his-moms-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Audio BiasAlert CNNNewsroom JacquelineBecerra liberalmediabias RaceIssues RickSanchez SoniaSotomayor SotomayorNomination Video Fri, 17 Jul 2009 02:12:00 +0000 34870 at http://mrc.org ABC: 'Potential Wave of Domestic Terror' vs NBC: 'No Spike' in Hate Group Activity http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-potential-wave-domestic-terror-vs-nbc-no-spike-hate-group-activity <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> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-06-11-ABC-WNCG-nazi.jpg" height="180" width="240" /></div><p>Which way is it?</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-potential-wave-domestic-terror-vs-nbc-no-spike-hate-group-activity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABCWorldNews BiasAlert Crime liberalmediabias NBCNightlyNews PeteWilliams PierreThomas RaceIssues Fri, 12 Jun 2009 01:47:00 +0000 34747 at http://mrc.org