Nina Totenberg http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20880/all en NPR Asks if Allowing Prayer at Government Meetings Is ‘Essentially Oppressing Religious Minorities’ http://mrc.org/biasalerts/npr-asks-if-allowing-prayer-government-meetings-essentially-oppressing-religious-minoriti <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 Monday May 5, the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/supreme-court-upholds-prayer-public-meetings-n97221">Supreme Court ruled</a>&nbsp;in a 5-4 decision that government meetings can include an opening prayer without violating the United States Constitution and NPR did its best to spin the ruling as severely troubling for religious minorities.</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://mrc.org/biasalerts/npr-asks-if-allowing-prayer-government-meetings-essentially-oppressing-religious-minoriti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division All Things Considered Carrie Johnson Nina Totenberg NPR Supreme Court Wed, 07 May 2014 14:38:36 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46186 at http://mrc.org The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2005 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/mrc25-worst-media-bias-2005 <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> The MRC is 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> next week.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/mrc25-worst-media-bias-2005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Brian Williams CNN Howell Raines Iran MRC 25th Anniversary NBC Nina Totenberg Ted Turner Wed, 19 Sep 2012 12:07:28 +0000 rich.noyes 41258 at http://mrc.org The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 1995 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/mrc25-worst-media-bias-1995 <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 week, the MRC has been showcasing the most egregious bias we've uncovered over the years — four quotes for each of the 25 years of the MRC, 100 quotes total — all leading up to our big 25th Anniversary Gala September 27. (Click <a href="http://www.mrc.org/gala2012"><strong>here</strong></a> for ticket information.)<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/mrc25-worst-media-bias-1995" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division cbs Dan Rather Jesse Helms MRC 25th Anniversary Nina Totenberg NPR Sun, 09 Sep 2012 12:01:48 +0000 rich.noyes 41125 at http://mrc.org NPR's Totenberg: 'Bankers and Business' Are the 'Super-crooked' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nprs-totenberg-bankers-and-business-are-super-crooked <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/2012-07-20-PBS-IW-BigTotenb.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On the Friday, July 20, <em>Inside Washington</em> on PBS, regular panel member Nina Totenberg - a correspondent for NPR - generalized that "bankers and business" are not only the "super-rich" but also the "super-crooked" as the panel discussed the issue of Mitt Romney's taxes and President Barack Obama's "you didn't build that" gaffe in which he dismissed the</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nprs-totenberg-bankers-and-business-are-super-crooked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Taxes Barack Obama Inside Washington Mitt Romney Nina Totenberg NPR PBS taxes Sun, 22 Jul 2012 03:51:12 +0000 40707 at http://mrc.org Journalist Grandson of Socialist Presidential Candidate: 'We Can't Pay' for Welfare State 'Any More' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/journalist-grandson-socialist-presidential-candidate-we-cant-pay-welfare-state-any-more <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/2012-04-20-IW-Thomas.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="240" height="180" />Even liberal journalist and<em> Politico</em> contributor<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evan_Thomas"> Evan Thomas</a> has finally figured out that socialism is an unsustainable system, as he boldly proclaimed on this weekend’s syndicated<em> Inside Washington</em>:&nbsp;<strong> “The welfare state is something we can’t pay for any more.”</strong> The admission by the one-time <em>Newsweek</em> managing editor and co-author of the infamous Feb.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/journalist-grandson-socialist-presidential-candidate-we-cant-pay-welfare-state-any-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Charles Krauthammer Evan Thomas Gordon Peterson Nina Totenberg Mon, 23 Apr 2012 20:58:28 +0000 geoff.dickens 39899 at http://mrc.org