Rebecca Jarvis http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22264/all en ABC Heralds $3.43-A-Gallon Gas, Forget Prices Spiked Under Obama http://www.mrc.org/articles/abc-heralds-343-gallon-gas-forget-prices-spiked-under-obama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gasoline continues streak above $3-a-gallon - 1,349 days by Labor Day. </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 dir="ltr">The news media think that because gas prices have fallen to an average of $3.43-a-gallon there is room to rejoice, even as the <a href="http://cnsnews.com/mrctv-blog/julia-seymour/gas-prices-extend-painful-record-july-4-marks-1290-days-above-3-gallon">record streak</a> of gas prices above $3-a-gallon continues. By Labor Day that record will stand at 1,349 days.</p><p dir="ltr">ABC’s “Good Morning America” praised the “nice surprise” of lower gas prices on Aug. 26, just in time for Labor Day weekend.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/abc-heralds-343-gallon-gas-forget-prices-spiked-under-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Energy Media AAA Big Oil bush cost of gasoline driving holidays gas gas above $3 gas prices Good Morning America holiday travel Labor Day lower gas prices obama oil and gas Rebecca Jarvis travel weekends Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:14:46 +0000 julia.seymour 47020 at http://www.mrc.org ABC, NBC Too Busy With O.J. Simpson Police Chase Anniversary To Cover V.A. Scandal http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-nbc-too-busy-oj-simpson-police-chase-anniversary-cover-va-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/2014-06-11-CBS-Pelley_large.JPG" style="width: 280px; height: 154px; float: right; margin: 3px;" /><em>CBS Evening News</em> was the only Big Three evening newscast on Wednesday to report that the FBI has opened a criminal investigation into the V.A. scandal. Neither ABC's <em>World News</em> nor <em>NBC Nightly News</em> covered this latest development in the ongoing controversy. Instead, both programs devoted air time to the 20th anniversary of O.J.</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-nbc-too-busy-oj-simpson-police-chase-anniversary-cover-va-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs CBS Evening News David Muir Elaine Quijano FBI James Comey Josh Mankiewicz NBC NBC Nightly News O.J. Simpson Rebecca Jarvis Scott Pelley Veterans Affairs World News Thu, 12 Jun 2014 03:05:54 +0000 matthew.balan 46454 at http://www.mrc.org Big Three Hype Fast Food Workers' Protests; Censor SEIU's Involvement http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/big-three-hype-fast-food-workers-protests-censor-seius-involvement <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/2013-12-05-NBC-Fast_Food_Strike.JPG" style="float: right;" height="134" width="240" />On Thursday, ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning newscasts all spotlighted how "<strong>fast food workers across the country are holding strikes to demand higher wages,</strong>" but failed to point out the involvement of left-leaning groups in organizing the protests.</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/big-three-hype-fast-food-workers-protests-censor-seius-involvement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama cbs CBS This Morning Good Morning America Jonathan Westin Josh Elliott Kendall Fells NBC Rebecca Jarvis Today Thu, 05 Dec 2013 23:44:15 +0000 matthew.balan 45099 at http://www.mrc.org Flashback: Journalists Marveled Over Healthcare.gov Before It Opened http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/flashback-journalists-marveled-over-healthcaregov-it-opened-0 <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/2013-09-30-EdShow-ObamaCare.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />While the media are now calling the ObamaCare rollout a "<a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2013/10/21/karl-carney-you-can-t-fine-people-not-getting-health-insurance-if-you">mess</a>" and the website a "<a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2013/10/21/abc-wakes-massive-technical-glitches-obamacare-website-its-bust">bust</a>," some journalists and pundits were a lot more optimistic right before the exchanges opened.</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/flashback-journalists-marveled-over-healthcaregov-it-opened-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs CNN Ed Schultz MSNBC obamacare Rebecca Jarvis Tue, 22 Oct 2013 22:42:04 +0000 matt.hadro 44786 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Wakes Up to 'Massive Technical Glitches' on ObamaCare Website: 'It's a Bust' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-wakes-massive-technical-glitches-obamacare-website-its-bust <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>The journalists at&nbsp;<em>Good Morning America</em>&nbsp;on Monday woke up to the "massive technical glitches" "plaguing millions" of Americans trying to use the ObamaCare website. The morning show, which has largely minimized the troubled debut of HealthCare.gov, featured reporter Rebecca Jarvis to lament, "It was supposed to be an easy way for Americans to sign up for health care online. But this morning, the Department of Health and Human Services, which spent $500 million to build the site, is admitting it's a bust."</p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-wakes-massive-technical-glitches-obamacare-website-its-bust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Good Morning America Health Care obamacare Rebecca Jarvis website Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:31:40 +0000 scott.whitlock 44769 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Tees Up Pollster to Chide NRA http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-tees-pollster-chide-nra <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/2012-12-26-CBS-Luntz-NRA.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />On Wednesday's <em>CBS This Morning</em>, co-host Rebecca Jarvis asked a pollster for a liberal anti-gun group what he thought of the NRA's response to the Newtown shooting.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-tees-pollster-chide-nra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division cbs Frank Luntz Gun Control Guns NRA Rebecca Jarvis Wed, 26 Dec 2012 22:55:19 +0000 matt.hadro 42101 at http://www.mrc.org