Terry Moran http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21331/all en ABC Continues to Hype Book With ‘Astonishing’ Claim That Jesus Married and Had Children http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-continues-hype-book-astonishing-claim-jesus-married-and-had-children <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Wednesday night, ABC News&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2014/11/10/abc-hypes-explosive-claim-jesus-was-married-kids" href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2014/11/10/abc-hypes-explosive-claim-jesus-was-married-kids" target="_blank">continued</a>&nbsp;to promote a new book with the&nbsp;<strong>“astonishing”</strong>&nbsp;claim that Jesus Christ married Mary Magdalene and had two children together with a flattering one-and-a-half minute segment on ABC’s&nbsp;<em>World News Tonight with David Muir</em>.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-continues-hype-book-astonishing-claim-jesus-married-and-had-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc anti-Christian Christianity David Muir jesus Jesus Christ Religion Terry Moran World News Tonight. David Muir Thu, 13 Nov 2014 01:54:42 +0000 curtis.houck 47621 at http://www.mrc.org Nets Declare Israeli Response to Captured Solider ‘Furious,’ ‘Pounding’; Tout Palestinians Praising the Kidnapping http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nets-declare-israeli-response-captured-solider-furious-pounding-tout-palestinians-praisin <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Friday night, the major broadcast networks all covered the latest developments in the conflict between the Israelis and Hamas as a three-day cease-fire collapsed after an Israeli solider was captured during an ambush while the two sides fought in an underground tunnel. In their coverage, the networks used some harsh language in describing the Israeli offensive to seek out those responsible and two networks touted Palestinians praising the capture.&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nets-declare-israeli-response-captured-solider-furious-pounding-tout-palestinians-praisin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc ABC World News with Diane Sawyer Barry Petersen Brian Williams cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley Diane Sawyer Gaza Hamas Israel James Brown NBC NBC Nightly News Richard Engel Terry Moran Sat, 02 Aug 2014 03:12:18 +0000 curtis.houck 46840 at http://www.mrc.org Nets Cover Unanimous SCOTUS Ruling, Only CBS Notes Obama Admin Defended Warrantless Cell Phone Searches http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nets-cover-unanimous-scotus-ruling-only-cbs-notes-obama-admin-defended-warrantless-cell-p <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/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="border: 2px solid black; float: right; margin-left: 3px; margin-right: 3px; margin-top: 2px; margin-bottom: 2px;" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/abccellphoneruling580.jpg" height="158" width="280" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nets-cover-unanimous-scotus-ruling-only-cbs-notes-obama-admin-defended-warrantless-cell-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Constitution Government abc cbs cell phones Jan Crawford NBC Obama Administration Pete Williams privacy Supreme Court Terry Moran Thu, 26 Jun 2014 01:55:07 +0000 ken.shepherd 46565 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Ignores Its Own Journalist Hounding Carney on Obama's 'Accomplishments' in Iraq http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-ignores-its-own-journalist-hounding-carney-obamas-accomplishments-iraq <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>Thursday's <em>World News</em> on ABC led with the rapid advance of an Islamist group into the heart of Iraq, but glossed over how correspondent Jonathan Karl grilled outgoing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney over how this development casts doubt on two of President Obama's supposed "<strong>top foreign policy accomplishments: ending the war in Iraq and decimating and destroying core al-Qaeda</strong>."<br /> </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/abc-ignores-its-own-journalist-hounding-carney-obamas-accomplishments-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Afghanistan Al Qaeda Barack Obama Diane Sawyer Iraq Jon Karl Jonathan Karl Martha Raddatz Pakistan Terry Moran World News Fri, 13 Jun 2014 04:03:35 +0000 matthew.balan 46462 at http://www.mrc.org Hours Before John Paul II's Canonization, Networks Hype Priest Sex Abuse Scandal http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/hours-john-paul-iis-canonization-networks-hype-priest-sex-abuse-scandal <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/2014-04-27-CBS-JohnPaulII_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right; margin: 1px;" />ABC, CBS, and NBC spotlighted the issue of child sex abuse by priests on their Saturday morning and evening newscasts – twenty-four hours or less before the Catholic Church canonized Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.</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/hours-john-paul-iis-canonization-networks-hype-priest-sex-abuse-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Allen Pizzey Anne Thompson Barbara Blaine Catholic Church cbs CBS Evening News CBS This Morning Donald Wuerl Good Morning America John Thavis Kathleen Sprows Cummings NBC NBC Nightly News Pope John Paul II Pope John XXIII Terry Moran Today World News Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:25:54 +0000 matthew.balan 46110 at http://www.mrc.org ABC’s This Week Fawns Over Samantha Power During Visit To Rwanda http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-week-fawns-over-samantha-power-during-visit-rwanda <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 the heels of the <em>Washington Post Magazine</em>’s&nbsp;<a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2014/04/06/samantha-power-puff-washpost-calls-obamas-un-pick-dazzling-diagnostician">glowing profile</a>&nbsp;of U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, ABC’s Terry Moran gushed over the Democrat during her recent visit to Rwanda to pay respects to the genocide that happened there 20 years ago.</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/abcs-week-fawns-over-samantha-power-during-visit-rwanda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc George Stephanopoulos rwanda Samantha Power Terry Moran This Week Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:10:57 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46001 at http://www.mrc.org The Ugly End of the Duke Lacrosse Story http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/ugly-end-duke-lacrosse-story <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> On November 22, with the national media focused on the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s death, few noticed the story of a jury in North Carolina convicting Crystal Mangum of murder in the 2011 kitchen stabbing death of her boyfriend Reginald Daye. Why should that fact fixate the national media?</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/ugly-end-duke-lacrosse-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Duke Lacrosse New York Times Terry Moran Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:08:23 +0000 tim.graham 45054 at http://www.mrc.org ABC's Terry Moran Thrilled Over Gay Rulings: 'Poetic' 'Declaration' for 'Equal Dignity' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-terry-moran-thrilled-over-gay-rulings-poetic-declaration-equal-dignity <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>A smiling Terry Moran made little effort to contain his excitement on Wednesday, hyping the Supreme Court's pro-gay marriage decisions as "poetic" and a "declaration" for "equal dignity." During live coverage, Moran and other journalists kept cutting to California,&nbsp;touting the cheering and celebrations there.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-terry-moran-thrilled-over-gay-rulings-poetic-declaration-equal-dignity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Gay Marriage George Stephanopoulos Supreme Court Terry Moran Wed, 26 Jun 2013 16:09:12 +0000 scott.whitlock 43895 at http://www.mrc.org Hyperbolic Terry Moran on ABC: 'Right Now, There Is No Voting Rights Act Operative' in U.S. http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/hyperbolic-terry-moran-abc-right-now-there-no-voting-rights-act-operative-us <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>During live coverage, minutes after the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jun/25/court-past-voting-discrimination-no-longer-held/">Supreme Court</a>&nbsp;struck down a key portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, a hyperbolic Terry Moran on ABC inaccurately spun the whole law as being invalidated. It was left to former Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos to correct his colleague.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/hyperbolic-terry-moran-abc-right-now-there-no-voting-rights-act-operative-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc George Stephanopoulos Supreme Court Terry Moran Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:21:09 +0000 scott.whitlock 43882 at http://www.mrc.org Nightline in 1987 Decries Media Obsession With Crime; Nightline in 2013 Hypes O.J. and Skimps on IRS http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nightline-1987-decries-media-obsession-crime-nightline-2013-hypes-oj-and-skimps-irs <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><img style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-05-15-ABC-NL-Moran.JPG" width="300" /></p><p>On Wednesday night, the journalists at&nbsp;<em>Nightline</em>&nbsp;allowed a mere 31 seconds to the exploding scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service targeting conservatives. This was after anchor Terry Moran introduced stories on O.J. Simpson's latest trial, one on determining your "Klout score" and the new reality TV show&nbsp;<em>Ice Cold Cold</em>. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nightline-1987-decries-media-obsession-crime-nightline-2013-hypes-oj-and-skimps-irs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama IRS Nightline Terry Moran Fri, 17 May 2013 17:12:53 +0000 scott.whitlock 43611 at http://www.mrc.org Nightline Focuses on Actress's Breasts, Shoves Obama's Scandals Onto Twitter http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nightline-focuses-actresss-breasts-shoves-obamas-scandals-twitter <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><img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/TerryMoran.JPG" width="300" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" /></p><p>Where would a&nbsp;<em>Nightline</em>&nbsp;viewer go for important political news? It wouldn't be the late night ABC show. This week, the program has focused on topics such as Angelina Jolie's mastectomy and the latest plastic surgery operations.&nbsp;<a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/nightline-anchor-terry-moran/story?id=127239#.UZPgOLWHuSo">Co-anchor</a>&nbsp;Terry Moran saves most of the hard news for his Twitter page.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nightline-focuses-actresss-breasts-shoves-obamas-scandals-twitter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Benghazi IRS Nightline Terry Moran Wed, 15 May 2013 20:31:29 +0000 scott.whitlock 43588 at http://www.mrc.org Finally: 56 Days Later, ABC Ends Blackout and Covers Gosnell 'House of Horrors' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/finally-56-days-later-abc-ends-blackout-and-covers-gosnell-house-horrors <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><img style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-05-13-ABC-WN-Gosnell_0.JPG" width="300" /></p><p>Fifty six days after the grisly trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell began, ABC broke its self-imposed blackout and finally offered coverage. <em>World News</em> anchor Diane Sawyer belatedly told viewers that Gosnell was convicted on three counts of first degree murder against newborn babies, as well as on a slew of other charges. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/finally-56-days-later-abc-ends-blackout-and-covers-gosnell-house-horrors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Abortion Kermit Gosnell Terry Moran World News Mon, 13 May 2013 23:14:25 +0000 scott.whitlock 43565 at http://www.mrc.org On Twitter, Terry Moran Warns of 'Serial Killer' Gosnell, But Covered 'Hot Moms' on His Show http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/twitter-terry-moran-warns-serial-killer-gosnell-covered-hot-moms-his-show <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>Journalists have been almost entirely silent on the gruesome trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell. The networks have ignored the story.&nbsp;Into this vacuum came Terry Moran, the anchor of ABC's&nbsp;<em>Nightline</em>. On Friday, he provocatively&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/TerryMoran/status/322741281900097538">tweeted</a>, "Kermit Gosnell is probably the most successful serial killer in the history of the world."&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/twitter-terry-moran-warns-serial-killer-gosnell-covered-hot-moms-his-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Abortion Kermit Gosnell Nightline Terry Moran Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:58:50 +0000 scott.whitlock 43184 at http://www.mrc.org Terry Moran Lashes Out at 'Paranoid,' 'Orwellian' Fears of Gun Owners http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/terry-moran-lashes-out-paranoid-orwellian-fears-gun-owners <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>Nightline</em> co-anchor Terry Moran on Sunday lashed out at the "paranoid," Orwellian theories of gun owners who fear what Barack Obama will do to the Second Amendment. Moran appeared with Republican strategist Karl Rove on <em>This Week</em> and mocked the former Bush aide for denouncing creating a gun registry.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/terry-moran-lashes-out-paranoid-orwellian-fears-gun-owners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Gun Control Guns Karl Rove Terry Moran Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:42:50 +0000 scott.whitlock 43045 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Hypes 'Electrifying' 'Fighter' Who Is Taking a 'Stand for Marriage Equality' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-hypes-electrifying-fighter-who-taking-stand-marriage-equality <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>On Wednesday and Thursday, the journalists at ABC&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-gay-marriage-21st-century-social-movement-vs-old-downright-perplexed-justices">continued</a>&nbsp;to treat the gay marriage issue as though there was only one acceptable side. Diane Sawyer and Terry Moran framed the case before the Supreme Court as simply "one American seeking justice" and gave almost no time to the opposition.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-hypes-electrifying-fighter-who-taking-stand-marriage-equality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Diane Sawyer Gay Marriage Supreme Court Terry Moran Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:25:45 +0000 scott.whitlock 43041 at http://www.mrc.org