National Review http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21829/all en Leaked Al Jazeera English Email Bans Staff from Using Terms ‘Terrorist,’ ‘Militant,’ ‘Islamist’ http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/leaked-al-jazeera-english-email-bans-staff-using-terms-terrorist-militant-islamist <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 Tuesday afternoon, Brendan Bordelon of National Review Online (NRO) reported on the latest leaked email from Al Jazeera English that showed executive Carlos van Meek telling employees not to sure the terms&nbsp;<strong>“extremist,”</strong>&nbsp;<strong>“Islamist,”</strong>&nbsp;<strong>“militant,”&nbsp;</strong>and&nbsp;<strong>“terrorist”</strong>&nbsp;in their news coverage to&nbsp;<strong>“avoid characterizing people.”</strong></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/leaked-al-jazeera-english-email-bans-staff-using-terms-terrorist-militant-islamist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division al jazeera Al Jazeera English Islam Labeling Libya National Review Terrorism Terrorists Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:32:51 +0000 curtis.houck 48105 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Plays Up The Absence of Republican Speakers at King Anniversary http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-plays-absence-republican-speakers-king-anniversary <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/2013-08-29-CBS-Pegues_large.JPG" style="float: right;" height="133" width="240" />On Thursday's <em>CBS This Morning</em>, Jeff Pegues spotlighted the lack of GOP speakers at the 50th anniversary commemoration of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech: "<strong>Noticeably absent from this event, the GOP.</strong>..the two most senior Republicans in the House...were <strong>invited to speak but declined</strong>." However, Pegues failed to mention that the event organizers didn't <a href="http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-plays-absence-republican-speakers-king-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bill Clinton cbs CBS This Morning Emma Dumain Guns Jeff Pegues John Fund Martin Luther King National Review Roll Call Tim Scott Thu, 29 Aug 2013 22:11:37 +0000 matthew.balan 44388 at http://www.mrc.org National Review Eviscerates Racist Smears of Conservatives by NY Times Book Editor Tanenhaus http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/national-review-eviscerates-racist-smears-conservatives-ny-times-book-editor-tanenhaus <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><em>National Review</em> magazine <a href="http://www.nationalreview.com/blogs/print/342411">has published</a> an excellent and comprehensive response to <em>New York Times </em>Book Editor Sam Tanenhaus's dishonest smear of conservative thought in a cover story for <em>The New Republic</em>. The article by <em>National Review</em> contributors Ramesh Ponnuru and Jonah Goldberg appears in the March 25 issue.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Tanenhaus_2_11_13_Maddow_1.JPG.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="214" width="327" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/national-review-eviscerates-racist-smears-conservatives-ny-times-book-editor-tanenhaus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts Conservatism John Calhoun Jonah Goldberg National Review Racism Ramesh Ponnuru Sam Tanenhaus Wed, 13 Mar 2013 22:01:02 +0000 clay.waters 42906 at http://www.mrc.org National Review Eviscerates Racist Smears of Conservatives by NYT Book Editor Tanenhaus http://www.mrc.org/articles/national-review-eviscerates-racist-smears-conservatives-nyt-book-editor-tanenhaus <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><em>National Review</em> magazine <a href="http://www.nationalreview.com/blogs/print/342411">has published</a> an excellent and comprehensive response to <em>New York Times </em>Book Editor Sam Tanenhaus's dishonest smear of conservative thought in a cover story for <em>The New Republic</em>. The article by <em>National Review</em> contributors Ramesh Ponnuru and Jonah Goldberg appears in the March 25 issue.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Tanenhaus_2_11_13_Maddow_0.JPG.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="214" width="327" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/national-review-eviscerates-racist-smears-conservatives-nyt-book-editor-tanenhaus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Conservatism John Calhoun Jonah Goldberg National Review Racism Ramesh Ponnuru Sam Tanenhaus Wed, 13 Mar 2013 17:21:35 +0000 clay.waters 42898 at http://www.mrc.org NYT Uses Romney Tape to Gush Over Lefty Mother Jones Mag, Which Has 'Thrived' and 'Is Respected' http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-uses-romney-tape-gush-over-lefty-mother-jones-mag-which-has-thrived-and-respected <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>Christine Haughney used the clandestine Romney tape publicized by Mother Jones to celebrate the liberal magazine in Thursday's <em>New York Times</em>: <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/20/business/media/mother-jones-grabs-attention-with-romney-report.html?ref=todayspaper">"Video of&nbsp; Romney Turns Spotlight on a Magazine – Mother Jones' Scoop on the '47 Percent</a>.'"<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Christine_Haughney.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="232" width="254" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-uses-romney-tape-gush-over-lefty-mother-jones-mag-which-has-thrived-and-respected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Christine Haughney Double Standards mother jones National Review Thu, 20 Sep 2012 19:07:38 +0000 clay.waters 41302 at http://www.mrc.org