Piers Morgan Live http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22818/all en Piers Morgan Uses Swan Song to Call for the Disarmament of U.S. Citizens http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/piers-morgan-uses-swan-song-call-disarmament-us-citizens <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/2014-03-28-CNN-Piers_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right;" />Piers Morgan got in one last word in favor of gun control during the final episode of his CNN program on Friday, and called for the complete disarmament of the American citizenry: "As my brother, a British army colonel, says, 'You always want an American next to you in a trench when the going gets tough.' <strong>But that's where, I think, guns belong</strong>...in the hands of highly-trained men and women fighting for democracy and freedom, <strong>no</strong></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/piers-morgan-uses-swan-song-call-disarmament-us-citizens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Guns Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Live Sat, 29 Mar 2014 03:32:02 +0000 matthew.balan 45884 at http://www.mrc.org Nancy Grace Slams Piers: 'It's Not Really Right for a Brit to Jump Up...To Us About Gun Control' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nancy-grace-slams-piers-its-not-really-right-brit-jump-upto-us-about-gun-control <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/uploads/2014-02-17-CNN-PML-Panel.JPG" style="float: right;" height="134" width="240" />Nancy Grace blasted Piers Morgan on the latter's CNN program on Monday for unsurprisingly forwarding gun control in the middle of a panel discussion on the controversial Michael Dunn case: "<strong>It's not really right for a Brit to jump up and start talking to us about gun control.</strong>" Morgan shot back by condescending to the HLN host specifically and to Americans in general: "<strong>It seems like it's entirely down to a Brit, because your lot can'</strong></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/nancy-grace-slams-piers-its-not-really-right-brit-jump-upto-us-about-gun-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Guns Nancy Grace Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Live Van Jones Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:08:33 +0000 matthew.balan 45572 at http://www.mrc.org Leftist Academic Scolds Piers on Transgender Tussle; Likens It to Romney 'Binders' Remark http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/leftist-academic-scolds-piers-transgender-tussle-likens-it-romney-binders-remark <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/2014-02-05-CNN-Hill_large.JPG" style="float: right;" width="240" height="134" />Columbia University Professor Marc Lamont Hill chided Piers Morgan on the British host's CNN program on Wednesday for his apparent lack of sensitivity towards transgendered author Janet Mock during a recent interview.&nbsp; Hill acknowledged that Morgan was an "ally" of LGBT actvists, but claimed that his interview of Mock was akin to Mitt Romney's supposed gaffe about hiring women: "<b>It's like when white people point to the number of black friends they h</b></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/leftist-academic-scolds-piers-transgender-tussle-likens-it-romney-binders-remark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Amy Holmes Ben Ferguson CNN Janet Mock LGBT Marc Lamont Hill Mitt Romney Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Live Fri, 07 Feb 2014 05:25:56 +0000 matthew.balan 45496 at http://www.mrc.org Politically Correct Piers Morgan Falls Prey to P.C. Police in Furor Over Transgenderism http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/politically-correct-piers-morgan-falls-prey-pc-police-furor-over-transgenderism <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 style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2014-02-05-CNN-Morgan_large.JPG" />Piers Morgan was left aghast on his CNN program on Wednesday over "<strong>being viciously abused by the transgender community</strong>," in his words, over an interview he conducted with Janet Mock the previous evening. Mock, who claims transgendered status, expressed outrage on Twitter over the way Morgan handled the LGBT issue, which led to the CNN host receiving a "firestorm" of criticism from left-wing activists online.<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/politically-correct-piers-morgan-falls-prey-pc-police-furor-over-transgenderism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Janet Mock LGBT Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Live Fri, 07 Feb 2014 00:05:36 +0000 matthew.balan 45495 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Gupta Compares ObamaCare Plans to 'Ferrari' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gupta-compares-obamacare-plans-ferrari <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/2013-11-12-CNN-Gupta-ObamaCare.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta cast President Obama's "you can keep your health care plan" lie as something much more innocent. On Tuesday's <em>Piers Morgan Live</em>, he framed it as a messaging problem rather than a lie, and said the new ObamaCare plans were like a "Ferrari."<br /> </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/cnns-gupta-compares-obamacare-plans-ferrari" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Dr. Sanjay Gupta Health Care obamacare Piers Morgan Live Thu, 14 Nov 2013 00:00:34 +0000 matt.hadro 44947 at http://www.mrc.org Piers Morgan Openly Declares Support for ObamaCare http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/piers-morgan-openly-declares-support-obamacare <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/paul-bremmer">Paul Bremmer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> British import Piers Morgan showed himself to be a left-wing hack on Monday night when he openly stated his support for ObamaCare on his eponymous CNN program <em>Piers Morgan Live</em>. The host brought on White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and asked a couple of critical&nbsp; questions about the rollout of the health care law. However, it soon became apparent that Morgan’s criticism came from his desire to see the law succeed.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/piers-morgan-openly-declares-support-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Health Care Jay Carney obamacare Piers Morgan Live Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:45:26 +0000 paul.bremmer 44789 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Shutdown Bias: Republican 'Suicide Caucus' Is 'Hurting Families' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-shutdown-bias-republican-suicide-caucus-hurting-families <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 width="240" height="135" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-10-01-CNN-Todd-SuicideCaucus.JPG" />CNN hosts, anchors, and reporters all joined in slamming Republicans for Tuesday's government shutdown, ripping Tea Party Republicans as a "suicide caucus" that was "hurting families" by shutting down the government.<br /></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/cnn-shutdown-bias-republican-suicide-caucus-hurting-families" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Brian Todd Budget Chris Cuomo CNN Don Lemon Gun Control Guns New Day obamacare Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Live Republicans Spending The Situation Room Tue, 01 Oct 2013 23:28:40 +0000 matt.hadro 44611 at http://www.mrc.org Film Director on CNN: America 'More Racist' During Obama's Presidency; People 'Showing Their True Colors' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/film-director-cnn-america-more-racist-during-obamas-presidency-people-showing-their-true- <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/2013-08-19-Morgan-Daniels-Racism.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />Lee Daniels, director and producer of the new film "The Butler," lashed out on Monday's <em>Piers Morgan Live</em> at Americans who are "angry that [Obama] is president" and who are "showing their true colors."<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/film-director-cnn-america-more-racist-during-obamas-presidency-people-showing-their-true-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Lee Daniels Lenny Kravitz Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Live race Racism Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:13:32 +0000 matt.hadro 44320 at http://www.mrc.org Piers Morgan Defends the Nanny State: 'People Need Nannying' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/piers-morgan-defends-nanny-state-people-need-nannying <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/2013-06-17-CNN-Morgan-Nanny.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />This is Jeff Zucker's CNN? Monday night's <em>Piers Morgan Live</em> featured Morgan defending the nanny state and calling for federal gun control. Meanwhile his guest, new CNN host Morgan Spurlock, pushed for more gun laws and half agreed with Morgan in his support of the nanny state. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/piers-morgan-defends-nanny-state-people-need-nannying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Gun Control Guns Michael Bloomberg Morgan Spurlock Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Live Tue, 18 Jun 2013 22:36:46 +0000 matt.hadro 43835 at http://www.mrc.org Piers Morgan Compares Newtown Photos to Open Casket of Emmett Till; Implies They Need to Be Published http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/piers-morgan-compares-newtown-photos-open-casket-emmett-till-implies-they-need-be-publish <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 style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-06-04-CNN-Morgan-Newtown.JPG" height="135" width="240" />CNN's Piers Morgan continues to find every way he can to boost his gun control agenda. On Tuesday night's <em>Piers Morgan Live</em>, he compared the Newtown shooting photos to the open casket of Emmett Till in the 1950's and implied that America would need to see the gruesomeness of the shooting in order to change its mind on guns.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/piers-morgan-compares-newtown-photos-open-casket-emmett-till-implies-they-need-be-publish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Gun Control Guns Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Live race Racism Star Jones Wed, 05 Jun 2013 22:20:49 +0000 matt.hadro 43751 at http://www.mrc.org Piers Morgan Compares U.S. Gun Culture With 'Racist Culture' of the '60s http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/piers-morgan-compares-us-gun-culture-racist-culture-60s <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> On his Thursday show, CNN's Piers Morgan compared the NRA's Wayne LaPierre to conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and drew parallels between the current gun debate and the civil rights and drunk driving debates of decades ago.<br /> <br /> When guest Margaret Hoover described America's "gun culture," Morgan interjected, "<strong>There was a racist culture, there was a drunk-driving culture.</strong>" Even liberal Marc Lamont Hill was taken aback. "A Southern gun owner is not like a Klan member. I mean, come on," he admonished Morgan, who claimed "I'm not saying they are." </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/piers-morgan-compares-us-gun-culture-racist-culture-60s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Gun Control Guns Marc Lamont Hill Margaret Hoover NRA Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Live race Racism Fri, 31 May 2013 21:33:58 +0000 matt.hadro 43728 at http://www.mrc.org Piers Morgan Scoffs: 'Why Would Anybody' Join NRA 'After Sandy Hook'? http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/piers-morgan-scoffs-why-would-anybody-join-nra-after-sandy-hook <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/2013-05-29-CNN-Morgan-NRA.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN's Piers Morgan tried to resurrect his desperate push for gun control on Wednesday's <em>Piers Morgan Live</em>. Morgan spat on the NRA and bullied author Wayne Allen Root for joining the organization.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/piers-morgan-scoffs-why-would-anybody-join-nra-after-sandy-hook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Gun Control Guns NRA Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Live Wayne Allen Root Fri, 31 May 2013 14:27:03 +0000 matt.hadro 43720 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Gives 30 Times More Coverage to Tabloid Stories Than Benghazi Hearing http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-gives-30-times-more-coverage-tabloid-stories-benghazi-hearing <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 width="240" height="135" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-05-08-CNN-OutFront-Arias.JPG" />On Wednesday evening, CNN barely covered the congressional hearing on the Benghazi attack from earlier that afternoon. Instead, the network provided wall-to-wall coverage of the Jodi Arias trial verdict and the Cleveland kidnappings.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-gives-30-times-more-coverage-tabloid-stories-benghazi-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Anderson Cooper Anderson Cooper 360 Benghazi CNN Erin Burnett OutFront Jodi Arias Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Live The Situation Room Wolf Blitzer Thu, 09 May 2013 21:54:06 +0000 matt.hadro 43533 at http://www.mrc.org Like in Chicago? CNN's Amanpour Says Stricter Gun Laws Equals Less Gun Crime http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/chicago-cnns-amanpour-says-stricter-gun-laws-equals-less-gun-crime <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/2013-04-09-CNN-Morgan-Amanpour.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />On Tuesday's <em>Piers Morgan Live</em>, CNN's Christiane Amanpour claimed that states with strict gun laws have "lower gun crime" and argued for more gun control. By citing "states" she ignored cities like Chicago, which has strict gun laws along with alarming homicide numbers.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/chicago-cnns-amanpour-says-stricter-gun-laws-equals-less-gun-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Christiane Amanpour CNN Gun Control Guns Piers Morgan Live Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:58:28 +0000 matt.hadro 43165 at http://www.mrc.org