Joe Kernen http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22174/all en CNBC's Harwood Reacts to MRC Study, Excuses Media Silence on Midterms http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnbcs-harwood-reacts-mrc-study-excuses-media-silence-midterms <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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Thursday's <em>Squawk Box</em> on CNBC, host Joe Kernen cited the <a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/tv-news-blacks-out-years-bad-election-news-democrats" target="_blank">Media Research Center's latest study</a> showing the Big Three network evening newscasts have barely noticed the anti-Obama midterm election of 2014 but provided wall-to-wall coverage in 2006: <strong>"...they breathlessly reported the Democratic takeover of Capitol Hill in the anti-Bush election of 2006....the coverage of this current situation, 6 to 1 disparity.</strong> There were 159 stories about the D</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnbcs-harwood-reacts-mrc-study-excuses-media-silence-midterms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division campaign 2014 CNBC Joe Kernen John Harwood Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:53:51 +0000 kyle.drennen 47443 at http://www.mrc.org Dutch Speed Skating Coach Slams ‘Foolish’ American Football http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/dutch-speed-skating-coach-slams-foolish-american-football <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> CNBC’s Joe Kernen strikes back, compares speed skating to watching paint dry. </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/sean-long">Sean Long</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Attacks against football might be okay for some, but not for CNBC host Joe Kernen.</p> <p> When a Dutch Olympic coach blamed American losses in speed skating on football, Kernen responded by passionately attacking speed skating. The Dutch coach, Jillert Anema claimed that football essentially wastes American athletic talent “in a sport that sucks.”</p> <p> Joe Kernen responded by saying that he had recently tried to watch speed skating, but was distracted by some paint drying on his wall. Given the choice, he quickly “settled on the paint, just watching the paint dry.”</p><div class='signature'><p>— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@SeanLong717" target="_blank">Follow Sean Long on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/dutch-speed-skating-coach-slams-foolish-american-football" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMI on TV Blog Post MRC Culture football Joe Kernen Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:09:45 +0000 mike.ciandella 45601 at http://www.mrc.org CNBC Host: Al Gore a ‘Charlatan,’ and a ‘Villain’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnbc-host-al-gore-charlatan-and-villain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “Squawk Box’s” Joe Kernen compares Gore’s influence to Bernie Madoff or Enron CEO. </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/sean-long">Sean Long</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Most of the media may be convinced by Al Gore-style climate alarmism, but CNBC’s Joe Kernen isn’t afraid to speak his mind.</p> <p>Joe Kernen, co-host of &nbsp;“Squawk Box” called the inclusion of Former Vice President Al Gore on CNBC’s list of “Top Leaders, Icons and Rebels” both “stupid” and “ludicrous.” His Feb. 11, comments came after fellow co-host Andrew Ross Sorkin suggested that CNBC ought to include Gore on their “First 25” list for his contribution to global warming awareness.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@SeanLong717" target="_blank">Follow Sean Long on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnbc-host-al-gore-charlatan-and-villain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business CNBC Joe Kernen Tue, 11 Feb 2014 19:33:20 +0000 mike.ciandella 45525 at http://www.mrc.org CNBC’s Jim Cramer: ‘No More Taxes’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnbcs-jim-cramer-no-more-taxes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Following jobs report, tells ‘Squawk Box’ audience government should address Medicare, not raise taxes. </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>“No more tax revenue! None. NONE.” <br /><br />That was not the cry of a dyed-in-the-wool conservative politician. Rather it was Jim Cramer, CNBC’s own host of “Mad Money,” speaking to the upcoming fight in Washington over the debt ceiling. <br /><br />Cramer was talking about the issue with Joe Kernen on “Squawk Box” January 4, shortly after the December jobs report showed 155,000 jobs added and a 7.8 percent unemployment rate.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnbcs-jim-cramer-no-more-taxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Government Health Taxes CNBC fiscal cliff Jim Cramer Joe Kernen Medicare no more taxes reform Tax Hikes tax increases taxes Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:24:05 +0000 julia.seymour 42140 at http://www.mrc.org Krugman vs. CNBC http://www.mrc.org/articles/krugman-vs-cnbc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Krugman can’t stand CNBC … the feeling is mutual. </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/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Nobel prize winning liberal economist Paul Krugman, who has often <a href="http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/28/how-did-we-know-the-stimulus-was-too-small/">argued</a> that President Obama’s $831 billion stimulus was too small, has now decided he knows what’s good for everyone’s health (besides government-controlled healthcare). His health advice?</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/krugman-vs-cnbc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Media CNBC conscience of a liberal dean baker economist feud Free Market Joe Kernen Keynes Keynesian michelle Caruso-Cabrera New York Times Paul Krugman Squawk Box Thu, 06 Dec 2012 14:49:29 +0000 julia.seymour 41968 at http://www.mrc.org