Kermit Gosnell http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22682/all en Kickstarter Funded ‘After Tiller’ Abortionist Documentary, Rejected Gosnell Movie http://www.mrc.org/articles/kickstarter-funded-after-tiller-abortionist-documentary-rejected-gosnell-movie <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Filmmakers react to Kickstarter’s bias. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Talk about blatant bias. Although crowdfunded site Kickstarter refused the makers of the new Gosnell movie permission to fundraise, the same company hosted the recent “After Tiller” late-term abortionist documentary.<img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/gosnellmovie.JPG" style="float: right;" height="144" width="228" /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/kickstarter-funded-after-tiller-abortionist-documentary-rejected-gosnell-movie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Life Kermit Gosnell Kickstarter Phelim McAleer. abortion Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:08:26 +0000 mike.ciandella 45932 at http://www.mrc.org Kelly File: Gosnell Movie Fundraiser Rejected Because of ‘Baby Stabbing’ Description http://www.mrc.org/articles/kelly-file-gosnell-movie-fundraiser-rejected-because-baby-stabbing-description <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kirsten Powers discusses Gosnell movie fundraising double standard. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Nearly a year after the end of the trial, there’s still opposition to telling the Kermit Gosnell story<img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/gosnellmovie.JPG" style="float: right;" height="216" width="342" />.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/kelly-file-gosnell-movie-fundraiser-rejected-because-baby-stabbing-description" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith Family Life Politics Gosnell Movie Kelly File Kermit Gosnell Kirstin Powers Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:24:31 +0000 mike.ciandella 45915 at http://www.mrc.org Gosnell Movie to Unveil the ‘Most Prolific Serial Killer’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/gosnell-movie-unveil-most-prolific-serial-killer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Independent filmmaker raises funds to bypass Gosnell media censorship. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>He’s America’s “biggest serial killer,” though hardly anyone recognizes his name: Dr. Kermit Gosnell. But an independent filmmaker plans to change that by challenging the media through a grassroots fundraiser.&nbsp; <img width="306" height="193" style="float: right;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/gosnellmovie.JPG" /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/gosnell-movie-unveil-most-prolific-serial-killer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Faith Family Life Media Politics Abortion Kermit Gosnell movie Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:49:56 +0000 mike.ciandella 45893 at http://www.mrc.org CNN’s Tapper on Gosnell Interview: ‘Is He a Mad Man?’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-tapper-gosnell-interview-he-mad-man <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Network finds murderous abortionist worth covering this time around. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The media are finally taking the hint: Kermit Gosnell is a figure worthy of attention.<img width="222" height="148" style="float: right;" src="http://media.salon.com/2013/04/kermit_gosnell_fox.jpg" /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-tapper-gosnell-interview-he-mad-man" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Life CNN Jake Tapper Kermit Gosnell Thu, 26 Sep 2013 18:36:52 +0000 mike.ciandella 44575 at http://www.mrc.org Pro-life Leaders Demand Burial for ‘Gosnell Babies,’ Philly Stonewalls http://www.mrc.org/articles/pro-life-leaders-demand-burial-gosnell-babies-philly-stonewalls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Activists say city trying ‘to forget the ugly horrors of the Kermit Gosnell trial.’ </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Friday, July 19, several pro-life leaders <a href="http://www.priestsforlife.org/blog/index.php/prayer-vigil-for-gosnell-babies-friday-in-philadelphia">demanded justice and burial for the bodies of</a> 45 babies found in convicted murderer Kermit Gosnell’s Philadelphia abortion clinic.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/pro-life-leaders-demand-burial-gosnell-babies-philly-stonewalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Life Politics Fr. Frank Pavone Kermit Gosnell Philadelphia Priests for Life Tue, 23 Jul 2013 14:33:25 +0000 matt.philbin 44072 at http://www.mrc.org Nets Give Pro-Abortion Wendy Davis 3 Times Coverage of Entire Gosnell Trial http://www.mrc.org/articles/nets-give-pro-abortion-wendy-davis-3-times-coverage-entire-gosnell-trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, CBS, NBC fawn over ‘folk hero’s’ pink sneakers, personal story. </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/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-enk">Lauren Enk</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><i>Editor’s Note: This article contains offensive language.</i></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nets-give-pro-abortion-wendy-davis-3-times-coverage-entire-gosnell-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Life broadcast networks Kermit Gosnell Wendy Davis Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:14:26 +0000 matt.philbin 44071 at http://www.mrc.org Big Three Hype Social Media Sending Pro-Abortion Filibuster Into 'Stratosphere'; Yawn at Gosnell Twitter Firestorm http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/big-three-hype-social-media-sending-pro-abortion-filibuster-stratosphere-yawn-gosnell-twi <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/2013-06-28-NBC-Hall_large.JPG" style="float: right;" height="134" width="240" />Since Wednesday, ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning and evening newscasts have all played up the social media frenzy over Texas State Senator Wendy Davis' multi-hour filibuster on Tuesday against a pro-life bill. On Friday's <em>Today</em>, NBC's Tamron Hall claimed that the Davis story is "<strong>another example of how social media can turn a story into a whole other stratosphere</strong>.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/big-three-hype-social-media-sending-pro-abortion-filibuster-stratosphere-yawn-gosnell-twi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Abortion Brian Williams cbs CBS This Morning David Kerley Diane Sawyer Fox News Channel Jan Crawford Josh Elliott Kelly O'Donnell Kermit Gosnell Manuel Bojorquez NBC NBC Nightly News Special Report Stephen Hayes Tamron Hall Today Twitter Wendy Davis Fri, 28 Jun 2013 22:50:57 +0000 matthew.balan 43931 at http://www.mrc.org Network Morning Shows Hype Angelina Jolie's Mastectomies With Nearly 27 Min. of Coverage; Yawn at Gosnell Verdict http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/network-morning-shows-hype-angelina-jolies-mastectomies-nearly-27-min-coverage-yawn-gosne <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/2013-05-14-NBC-Jolie_large.JPG" style="float: right;" height="134" width="240" />ABC and NBC led their morning shows on Tuesday with nearly 10 minutes of "breaking news" coverage of Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy. This celebrity-driven story was apparently deemed more important than abortionist Dr.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/network-morning-shows-hype-angelina-jolies-mastectomies-nearly-27-min-coverage-yawn-gosne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Angelina Jolie Ben Tracy cbs Charlie Rose George Stephanopoulos Josh Elliott Kermit Gosnell Natalie Morales NBC Norah O'Donnell Paula Faris Robin Roberts Savannah Guthrie Today Tue, 14 May 2013 23:03:28 +0000 matthew.balan 43580 at http://www.mrc.org MSNBC's Sharpton Warns Conservatives Could Make More Gosnell's If Abortion Restricted http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-sharpton-warns-conservatives-could-make-more-gosnells-if-abortion-restricted <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/2013-05-13-MSNBC-BigSharpton.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Monday's <em>PoliticsNation</em>, MSNBC host Al Sharpton devoted a short segment to the guilty verdict against Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, but he ended up warning that conservatives would create more Gosnell cases if they restrict abortion.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-sharpton-warns-conservatives-could-make-more-gosnells-if-abortion-restricted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Abortion Al Sharpton Conservatives Kermit Gosnell MSNBC PoliticsNation Tue, 14 May 2013 20:40:12 +0000 43576 at http://www.mrc.org For First Time, All Three Networks Cover Gosnell http://www.mrc.org/articles/first-time-all-three-networks-cover-gosnell <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC waited until bitter end to report murder trial of abortionist. </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/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>“In Philadelphia today,” anchor Scott Pelley said on the May 13 CBS “Evening News,” there was a verdict in a murder trial that got national attention.” He was talking about the case of abortionist Kermit Gosnell, and whatever “national attention” it received was given grudgingly by the media – including Pelley’s own network.&nbsp; <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/kermit-gosnell-censored_0_0.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="156" width="278" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/first-time-all-three-networks-cover-gosnell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Abortion broadcast networks Kermit Gosnell Tue, 14 May 2013 14:41:34 +0000 matt.philbin 43570 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 New York Times Breaks Gosnell Guilty Verdicts By Labeling Victims 'Fetuses' Six Times http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-breaks-gosnell-guilty-verdicts-labeling-victims-fetuses-six-times <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/2013-04-12-msnbc-gosnell1_0.jpg" style="float: right;" height="146" width="240" />The<em> New York Times</em> unsurprisingly stuck by its biased language on the abortion issue as it broke the news that a jury had found Philadelphia abortionist Dr. Kermit Gosnell guilty of three counts of first-degree murder on Monday.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-breaks-gosnell-guilty-verdicts-labeling-victims-fetuses-six-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Abortion Jon Hurdle Kermit Gosnell New York Times Mon, 13 May 2013 22:26:32 +0000 matthew.balan 43561 at http://www.mrc.org New York Times Breaks Gosnell Guilty Verdicts By Labeling Victims 'Fetuses' Six Times http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/new-york-times-breaks-gosnell-guilty-verdicts-labeling-victims-fetuses-six-times <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/2013-04-12-msnbc-gosnell1.jpg" style="float: right;" height="146" width="240" />The New York Times unsurprisingly stuck by its biased language on the abortion issue as it broke the news that a jury had found Philadelphia abortionist Dr. Kermit Gosnell guilty of three counts of first-degree murder on Monday.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/new-york-times-breaks-gosnell-guilty-verdicts-labeling-victims-fetuses-six-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Abortion Jon Hurdle Kermit Gosnell New York Times Mon, 13 May 2013 22:21:30 +0000 matthew.balan 43560 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Continues Shameful Blackout of Gosnell Coverage, Finds Time for Sno-Kone Battle http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-continues-shameful-blackout-gosnell-coverage-finds-time-sno-kone-battle <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/snowcone_0.JPG" width="300" /></p><p>Forty six days after the grisly trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell began, ABC still has not uttered one word about the case. Gosnell is charged with the murder of four infants and one patient, yet the network has conducted a total blackout. </p><p>During the same period,&nbsp;<strong>ABC's&nbsp;<em>Good Morning America&nbsp;</em>has aired 53 segments and 148 minutes -- almost two and a half hours -- of coverage for other sensational criminal trials.</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-continues-shameful-blackout-gosnell-coverage-finds-time-sno-kone-battle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Abortion Good Morning America Kermit Gosnell Fri, 03 May 2013 15:59:16 +0000 scott.whitlock 43464 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Airs First Report on Gosnell Murder Case; ABC, CBS Evening Newscasts Still Silent http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-airs-first-report-gosnell-murder-case-abc-cbs-evening-newscasts-still-silent <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 alt="Brian Williams, NBC News Anchor; Screen Cap From 1 May 2013 Edition of NBC Nightly News | MRC.org" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2013-05-01-CBS-Williams_Gosnell_large.JPG" style="float: right;" height="133" width="240" />On Wednesday, <em>NBC Nightly News </em>covered the Dr. Kermit Gosnell case for the very first time, a whopping 44 days after the opening of the trial, and only after the jury had finished its first full day of deliberations.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-airs-first-report-gosnell-murder-case-abc-cbs-evening-newscasts-still-silent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Abortion Brian Williams CBS Evening News Kermit Gosnell NBC NBC Nightly News Stephanie Gosk World News Thu, 02 May 2013 19:03:39 +0000 matthew.balan 43452 at http://www.mrc.org