John King http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20813/all en Predictable CNN Suggests Tea Party Could Destroy GOP http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/predictable-cnn-suggests-tea-party-could-destroy-gop <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>On Sunday, CNN’s&nbsp;<em>Inside Politics</em>&nbsp;spent several minutes hyping the supposed headache Tea Partiers could give GOP leadership despite the Republican Party winning their 54th Senate seat following Saturday’s runoff in Louisiana.&nbsp;</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/predictable-cnn-suggests-tea-party-could-destroy-gop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2014 midterms CNN Inside Politics John King Julie Hirschfeld Davis Nia-Malika Henderson Robert Costa Sun, 07 Dec 2014 17:33:09 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 47798 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Guests: 'Handcuffed' Obama 'Has Very Little Ability to Sway' Global 'Crises' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-guests-handcuffed-obama-has-very-little-ability-sway-global-crises <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/2014-09-08-CNN-ND-Talev.jpg" style="float: right;" height="156" width="280" />On Monday's <em>New Day</em> on CNN, Jonathan Martin of the <em>New York Times</em> and Bloomberg's Margaret Tavel ran to President Obama's defense over his handling of ISIS. Martin hyped that "<strong>the President is in a tough spot here</strong>....these two beheadings of journalists...have really outraged a lot of folks....and the President is forced to act. But again, there is not any appetite in this country to put ground troops back in that region.</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/cnn-guests-handcuffed-obama-has-very-little-ability-sway-global-crises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama CNN Iraq ISIS James Foley John King Jonathan Martin Margaret Talev New Day Syria Mon, 08 Sep 2014 23:06:57 +0000 matthew.balan 47081 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's King, Panelists Hit Obama from Left on Climate Change: 'Why Did They Wait So Long?' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-king-panelists-hit-obama-left-climate-change-why-did-they-wait-so-long <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/2014-05-06-CNN-King_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right; margin: 2px;" />CNN's John King, along with the AP's Julie Pace and National Journal's Ron Fournier, targeted President Obama from the left on Tuesday's <em>New Day</em> over the issue of climate change.</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/cnns-king-panelists-hit-obama-left-climate-change-why-did-they-wait-so-long" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AP Barack Obama Climate Change CNN environment Global Warming John King john podesta Julie Pace National Journal New Day Ron Fournier Tue, 06 May 2014 19:27:21 +0000 matthew.balan 46178 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's King Plays Up CBO's Upbeat ObamaCare Projection; Wonders Why Dems Won't 'Go On Offense' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-king-plays-cbos-upbeat-obamacare-projection-wonders-why-dems-wont-go-offense <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/2014-04-15-CNN-King_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right;" />On Tuesday's <em>New Day</em>, CNN's John King hyped the Congressional Budget Office's projection about ObamaCare – that "yes, ObamaCare is expensive, but less expensive than they thought – by about $104 billion over 10 years.</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/cnns-king-plays-cbos-upbeat-obamacare-projection-wonders-why-dems-wont-go-offense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2014 Election Associated Press Barack Obama CNN Democrats Health Care John King Jonathan Martin Julie Pace New Day New York Times obamacare Republicans Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:50:01 +0000 matthew.balan 46011 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's King Calls Out Obama On Pay Gap Hypocrisy: 'He's Sticking His Hand In This Blender' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-king-calls-out-obama-pay-gap-hypocrisy-hes-sticking-his-hand-blender <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/2014-04-08-CNN-King_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right; margin: 1px;" />On Tuesday's <em>New Day</em>, CNN's John King targeted President Obama and his administration for their "<strong>textbook case</strong>...<strong>of do as I say, not as I do</strong>" on the issue of equal pay for women.</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/cnns-king-calls-out-obama-pay-gap-hypocrisy-hes-sticking-his-hand-blender" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Carol Costello Christine Romans CNN CNN Newsroom Jay Carney Jim Acosta John King Manu Raju Margaret Talev Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:38:57 +0000 matthew.balan 45959 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's John King: Obama Claimed 'He Could Unite The World,' But Can't Get It Done Versus Russia http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-john-king-obama-claimed-he-could-unite-world-cant-get-it-done-versus-russia <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/2014-03-24-CNN-King_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right; margin: 1px;" />On Monday's <em>New Day</em>, CNN's John King refreshingly spotlighted one of President Obama's key campaign promises from 2008 about foreign policy during a discussion about how to respond to Russia's aggression in Crimea. King wondered if "<strong>a President who came to office saying he could unite the world and would have better international diplomacy than George W.</strong></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/cnns-john-king-obama-claimed-he-could-unite-world-cant-get-it-done-versus-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama CNN Congressional Hearings Crimea George W. Bush John King Manu Raju Margaret Talev New Day Russia ukraine Vladimir Putin Mon, 24 Mar 2014 20:36:29 +0000 matthew.balan 45822 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Admits ObamaCare 'Still a Liability,' But Hypes 'Major Milestone' in Enrollment http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-admits-obamacare-still-liability-hypes-major-milestone-enrollment <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/2014-03-18-CNN-King_large.JPG" style="float: right;" height="134" width="240" />In a refreshing change of pace, CNN's John King skeptically wondered on Tuesday's <em>New Day</em> about the White House touting the five million "<a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/ken-shepherd/2014/03/18/townhalls-guy-benson-busts-media-uncritically-swallowing-obamas-5-mill" target="_blank">enrollments</a>" in ObamaCare: "They wanted to get the seven million by March 31 – <strong>unlikely they'll get there</strong>....How important are the next couple </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/cnn-admits-obamacare-still-liability-hypes-major-milestone-enrollment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Carol Lee CNN. New Day John Berman John King obamacare Zeke Miller Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:18:58 +0000 matthew.balan 45791 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Touts Obama's 'Very Moving' Religious Liberty Speech; Omits ObamaCare Mandate Dispute http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-touts-obamas-very-moving-religious-liberty-speech-omits-obamacare-mandate-dispute <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/2014-02-06-CNN-Costello_King_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right;" />Thursday's 9 AM EST edition of <em>CNN Newsroom</em> spotlighted how President Obama "<strong>called for promoting religious freedom – quote, 'a key part of U.S.</strong></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/cnn-touts-obamas-very-moving-religious-liberty-speech-omits-obamacare-mandate-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama Carol Costello cbs CBS Evening News CBS This Morning CNN CNN Newsroom Good Morning America HHS Mandate Jim Acosta John King Louie Gohmert NBC NBC Nightly News obamacare Religious Liberty World News Sat, 08 Feb 2014 01:08:04 +0000 matthew.balan 45506 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Ignores Report Obama Admin Knew Millions Would Lose Employer Insurance Under ObamaCare http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-ignores-report-obama-admin-knew-millions-would-lose-employer-insurance-under-obamacar <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/2013-11-27-CNN-King-OC.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN has ignored a <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matthew-balan/2013/11/26/cbs-obama-admin-knew-2010-millions-would-lose-health-plans">CBS report</a> that back in 2010, the Obama administration knew ObamaCare would force an estimated 14 million workers off their employer-provided insurance.<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/cnn-ignores-report-obama-admin-knew-millions-would-lose-employer-insurance-under-obamacar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Health Care John King New Day obamacare Wed, 27 Nov 2013 21:48:45 +0000 matt.hadro 45048 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Implies Bigotry Is Behind Some Opposition to Immigration Bill http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-implies-bigotry-behind-some-opposition-immigration-bill <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/2013-07-25-CNN-NewDay-King2.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN's <em>New Day</em> used Rep. Steve King's controversial remarks on illegal immigrants to paddle the GOP and hint that bigotry is partly behind opposition to the immigration bill. King had said that for every "valedictorian" illegal immigrant, 100 more are drug smugglers.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-implies-bigotry-behind-some-opposition-immigration-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chris Cuomo CNN immigration John King New Day Racism Republicans Steve King Tea Party Thu, 25 Jul 2013 21:58:05 +0000 matt.hadro 44106 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Whacks 'Dysfunctional' Senate GOP and McConnell's 'Vicious' Words; Ignores Harry Reid's Hypocrisy http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-whacks-dysfunctional-senate-gop-and-mcconnells-vicious-words-ignores-harry-reids-hypo <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/2013-07-12-CNN-NewDay-Nominees.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="141" width="240" />On Friday's <em>New Day</em>, CNN slapped Senate Republicans for "vicious" rhetoric and "dysfunctional" behavior while ignoring Majority Leader Harry Reid's <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2013/07/12/nbc-and-cbs-ignore-dem-hypocrisy-anti-filibuster-nuclear-option">hypocrisy</a> and President Obama's controversial recess appointments.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-whacks-dysfunctional-senate-gop-and-mcconnells-vicious-words-ignores-harry-reids-hypo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Democrats John King New Day Republicans Senate Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:07:48 +0000 matt.hadro 44011 at http://www.mrc.org Advocacy: CNN Begs Congress to 'Fix' Student Loan Rate Hike http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/advocacy-cnn-begs-congress-fix-student-loan-rate-hike <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/2013-07-08-CNN-Cuomo-Loans.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />In a show of advocacy and not journalism, CNN skirted the policy details of the student loans debate and instead just paddled Congress for letting the loan rates double, on Monday's <em>New Day</em>.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/advocacy-cnn-begs-congress-fix-student-loan-rate-hike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chris Cuomo CNN education Higher Education John King Kate Bolduan Mon, 08 Jul 2013 22:01:45 +0000 matt.hadro 43969 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Hypes Christie-Obama 'Bromance' as President Tries to Divert Attention from Scandals http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-hypes-christie-obama-bromance-president-tries-divert-attention-scandals <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/2013-05-28-CNN-Christie-Obama.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />As CBS and NBC both <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2013/05/28/nbc-and-cbs-tout-obama-efforts-distract-scandals-show-government-its-b">touted</a> President Obama's Tuesday visit to New Jersey, so too did CNN hype Obama's "bromance" with Governor Chris Christie as the President tried to step away from Washington and his administration's scandals.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-hypes-christie-obama-bromance-president-tries-divert-attention-scandals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Chris Christie CNN Jake Tapper Jessica Yellin John King Tue, 28 May 2013 22:40:16 +0000 matt.hadro 43693 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Asks Steve King If GOP Is 'Chastened' By Election Losses http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-asks-steve-king-if-gop-chastened-election-losses <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> During CNN's inauguration coverage on Monday's Starting Point, correspondent John King helped bolster President Obama's image as he asked Tea Party Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) if Republicans were "chastened" by Democratic electoral victories.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-asks-steve-king-if-gop-chastened-election-losses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division GOP John Barrasso John King Steve King Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:27:07 +0000 matt.hadro 42324 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Borger Excuses Obama's Decision Not to Meet Privately With World Leaders http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-borger-excuses-obamas-decision-not-meet-privately-world-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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-09-25-CNN-Borger-Obama.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="134" width="240" />CNN's Gloria Borger provided the Obama campaign spin on Tuesday afternoon, excusing the President's choice to not meet privately with any foreign leaders at this week's UN General Assembly. This despite the previous two presidents having met with world leaders at the UN during a campaign year.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-borger-excuses-obamas-decision-not-meet-privately-world-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama CNN foreign policy Gloria Borger John King Wolf Blitzer Wed, 26 Sep 2012 04:10:51 +0000 matt.hadro 41351 at http://www.mrc.org