network http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2317/all en In Pipeline Battle, Left Hypes Climate Threat Ignores Need for Jobs, Oil http://www.mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/pipeline-battle-left-hypes-climate-threat-ignores-need-jobs-oil <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>The environmental left is at it again. This time they are pressuring the Obama administration to reject a $7-billion oil pipeline that would run from Canada to Texas, bringing with it millions of barrels of oil and thousands of jobs.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/pipeline-battle-left-hypes-climate-threat-ignores-need-jobs-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Climate Change Economy Energy Environment Government International Media alternet benefit brothers Canada canadian claimed create crude department energy gas hansen ier institute interest jobs keystone koch left mckibben network obama oct oil outlets percent pipeline post president project pyle report reported sands soros state story study tar wrote years yergin Fri, 04 Nov 2011 00:54:00 +0000 27489 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Won't Admit Occupiers Want 'Socialist' Revolution http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-wont-admit-occupiers-want-socialist-revolution <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>The Occupy Wall Street protests marked off a full month of occupation Oct. 17, and the network news media continue to gloss over protesters calls for "revolution" as well as the socialistic mentality espoused by many of the protesters.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-wont-admit-occupiers-want-socialist-revolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy Government Media american anti banks called cbs debt economic free job jobs live Loans marxist network news occupiers occupy park people percent protest Protesters Protests revolution socialism stories street support system violence wall yoga Thu, 20 Oct 2011 20:23:00 +0000 admin 27494 at http://www.mrc.org Awful Unemployment Rate Left Out of More Than 3/4 of Job Stories http://www.mrc.org/articles/awful-unemployment-rate-left-out-more-34-job-stories <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>Unemployment became the top concern of Americans in September, according to Gallup. The Sept. 8-11 poll found that unemployment overtook "the economy" as <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/149453/Unemployment-Emerges-Important-Problem.aspx">"the most important problem facing this country today."</a><br /><br />It makes sense since the month began with a "dismal" unemployment report showing zero job growth last month and the unemployment rate stubbornly stuck at 9.1 percent.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/awful-unemployment-rate-left-out-more-34-job-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy Government Labor Media back evening good infrastructure job jobs mentioned million network news obama people percent plan positive rate report sept Spending stories unemployment work Thu, 29 Sep 2011 17:11:00 +0000 admin 27499 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Call Solyndra 'Headache' for Obama, But No Problem for Green Jobs Policies http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-call-solyndra-headache-obama-no-problem-green-jobs-policies <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>The Solyndra scandal is certainly an "embarrassment" for the White House, as some network news reports have called it. But somehow those same reports have still failed to criticize Obama's green jobs programs for fiscal waste, even the government loan program that gave Solyndra millions.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-call-solyndra-headache-obama-no-problem-green-jobs-policies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Energy Environment Government Media Taxes abc administration billion companies company creation failure green guarantee investment job jobs lavera Loan million network networks news obama post print private program programs reported Scandal sept Solyndra spokesman stories success Wed, 21 Sep 2011 17:59:00 +0000 admin 27500 at http://www.mrc.org George Soros: Media Mogul http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/george-soros-media-mogul <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/iris-somberg">Iris Somberg</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a title="George Soros and the Media: Executive Summary" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/George_Soros_Media_Mogul2.html">Read the Executive Summary</a></p> <p><a title="Top Journalists that Serve on Soros-Funded Boards" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/Top_Journalists_that_Serve_on_SorosFunded__Boards_of_Directors_or_Advisers.html">Read Top Journalists that Serve on Soros-Funded Boards</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/george-soros-media-mogul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 2009 2010 abc agenda alternet amanpour american anti attacking attacks author back beck big billion billionaire blog board boards book brave called center chamber charity claim CNN columbia community connections conservative Conservatives consortium david Democracy detailed directors downie echo editor Editorial empire find forms foundation foundations Fox free fund funded funding funds gave george global government greenwald group huffington impact included includes including independent industry influence institute integrity interest interests investigations investigative journalism Journalists leading left liberal list made mainstream major makes member members million millions money month murdoch nation national network news newspapers NPR numerous open operation operations organization organizations outlets page people political politics post president Press prize professional program progress progressive project prominent propublica public radio reach readers received report Reporters reporting rupert school service show site society soros sources start states stations stories story study support syndicate tax ties top united university washington web work world wrote year york Mon, 15 Aug 2011 20:59:00 +0000 admin 2081 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Take Cue from Obama, Wait Nearly 6 Years to Attack S&P http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-take-cue-obama-wait-nearly-6-years-attack-sp <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> <ul> <li><strong>Media Back Democrat Push Against S&P</strong>: The decision by Standard and Poor's to downgrade the U.S. credit rating was met with harsh criticism from the left, and the news media reacted by asking whether they have the power or "expertise" to rate the U.S.</li></ul><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-take-cue-obama-wait-nearly-6-years-attack-sp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Economy Government Media 2011 agency april Credit critical criticism debt downgrade experts House housing interviewed network networks news obama poors rating ratings standard stories white years Thu, 11 Aug 2011 20:03:00 +0000 admin 27507 at http://www.mrc.org Under Deal, Debt to Rise $12 Trillion and 95% of Network Stories Leave That Out http://www.mrc.org/articles/under-deal-debt-rise-12-trillion-and-95-network-stories-leave-out <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>If you've been watching the news media react to the debt ceiling deal you might thing some drastic spending cuts were signed into law. After all, ABC made it sound like Congress took a "machete" to the budget and NBC's "Today" wondered if those spending cuts could <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2011/08/03/nbcs-curry-warns-minuscule-spending-cuts-debt-deal-could-harm-economy">harm the economy</a>.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/under-deal-debt-rise-12-trillion-and-95-network-stories-leave-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Government Media aug billion Budget cut cuts deal debt federal network news projected Spending trillion washington years Mon, 08 Aug 2011 17:57:00 +0000 admin 27510 at http://www.mrc.org Only 2% of Reports on Debt Ceiling Battle Mention Public Opposition to Increase http://www.mrc.org/articles/only-2-reports-debt-ceiling-battle-mention-public-opposition-increase <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>The 2010 elections, which changed the balance of power in the House, were driven by popular opposition to government spending, debt and the threat of tax increases. Yet even with the federal debt limit already breached and only days left to prevent a national default, the media continue to ignore the public's wishes.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/only-2-reports-debt-ceiling-battle-mention-public-opposition-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy Government Media august billion cbs ceiling debt evening federal fund july june Limit Medicare money network news numbers obama opposition pay payments percent Poll public raising security social Spending threat trust Thu, 14 Jul 2011 23:36:00 +0000 admin 27513 at http://www.mrc.org The Left's $2 Billion Newsroom: AOL and Huffington Post http://www.mrc.org/commentary/lefts-2-billion-newsroom-aol-and-huffington-post <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Journalism is the <a href="http://www.slate.com/id/2265540/pagenum/all">"the first rough draft of history,"</a> former <em>Washington Post</em> President and Publisher Philip Graham reportedly said. If that's true, the history won't be very kind to conservatives.</p> <br /> <p>It's not news that most of the old media - newspapers, TV and public outlets like NPR and PBS - are liberal. But old media outlets are in trouble and layoffs, closings and circulation declines run like red ink all over their balance sheets.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/lefts-2-billion-newsroom-aol-and-huffington-post" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Business and Media Institute Debate huffington network Thu, 16 Jun 2011 17:16:00 +0000 admin 29982 at http://www.mrc.org CMI Commentary: Viacom's Endless Violations http://www.mrc.org/commentary/cmi-commentary-viacoms-endless-violations <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/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's so ironic that in the very midst of the Anthony Weiner Twitter scandal, television's most shameless channel, MTV, is working overtime to make any notion of sexual restraint obsolete. This year's MTV Movie Awards aerobically established a new low.</p> <br /> <p> Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis are starring in the upcoming summer comedy "Friends with Benefits," yet another movie exploring the "dream life" of casual and very cold sex. As they introduced the award for Best Male Performance, Timberlake and Kunis grabbed each other's private parts on national TV.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/cmi-commentary-viacoms-endless-violations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Culture and Media Institute 2004 added air anthony audience breasts cut deal Donald green guidelines held history industry joked justin kunis life millions mother movie MTV music national network passionate pattinson performance played replied reynolds Rihanna sexual standards timberlake Trump Twitter Viacom videos vulgar witherspoon Fri, 10 Jun 2011 01:54:00 +0000 admin 2104 at http://www.mrc.org Science Fiction http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/science-fiction <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><strong>Click to read the <a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/Executive_Summary_Science_Fiction.html">Executive Summary</a></strong></p> <p><strong>Read the Sidebar: <a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/articles/2011/Sidebar_to_Special_Report_Science_Fiction.html">Live Earth: NBC Joins the Fight for 'Climate in Crisis,' Fails to Stay Objective</a><br /></strong></p> <br /> <p>Baaaa-dum. It only took two musical notes to set the mood and terrify viewers watching the movie "Jaws" in 1975. Today it only takes two words: global warming.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/science-fiction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 2006 2007 2010 2011 administration AlGore analyzed bmi british broadcast called caused cbs claim claims climate ClimateChange climategate comeback couric coverage criticism Debate distortions earth environmental evening fact film found GlobalWarming gore gores group high hollywood Hurricane inconvenient institute international ipcc level made morning movie NBC network networks news nobel oct people percent polar political president prize public report Reporters reporting reports research revelle rise ruling Scandal Science sciencefiction scientific scientist scientists sea show smith star stories story study told truth viewers warming world years Mon, 23 May 2011 18:18:00 +0000 admin 2083 at http://www.mrc.org Rising Gas Prices Linked to Obama Drilling Ban in Just 1% of Evening News Stories http://www.mrc.org/articles/rising-gas-prices-linked-obama-drilling-ban-just-1-evening-news-stories <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><strong>Main Findings: </strong></p> <p>- Gas prices have risen almost $1-a-gallon since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, yet President Obama's drilling moratorium and other anti-oil policies have barely been mentioned by the networks in that time span.</p> <br /> <p>- Only 1 percent (3 out of 280) of oil price stories since the spill has made any connection between the administration's anti-oil actions and the jump in gasoline prices.</p> <br /> <p><strong>Full Report:</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/rising-gas-prices-linked-obama-drilling-ban-just-1-evening-news-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Energy Government Media 2010 2011 280 administration anti API cbs cost domestic drilling futures gallon gas gasoline green heritage including lining made March market mason moratorium network networks news obama oil permits pipeline policies president price prices rising speculation spill stations stories Wed, 20 Apr 2011 00:43:00 +0000 admin 27531 at http://www.mrc.org Speak No Evil: Networks Obscure Deadly Extremism of Muslim Brotherhood http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/speak-no-evil-networks-obscure-deadly-extremism-muslim-brotherhood <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/erin-brown">Erin Brown</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <ul> <li>ABC, NBC and CBS news programs have mentioned the Muslim Brotherhood 135 times in 17 years, but only linked them to fundamentalist Islam 37 percent of the time. </li> <li>Just since the unrest in Egypt began in January, they've mentioned the Brotherhood 85 times, and decreased how often they report the nature of the group - just 32 percent of those stories mentioned the group's extremism. </li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/speak-no-evil-networks-obscure-deadly-extremism-muslim-brotherhood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eye on Culture Culture and Media Institute 1993 2011 abc bombing bradley broadcast brotherhood Cairo cbs center Egypt egyptian Extremism feb fundamentalist government group groups Hamas Islam islamic Israel jihad leader leaders linked March members mentioned middle moderate mubarak muslim NBC network networks news organization party peaceful percent political president radical religious roots stories Today trade viewers violence violent world years Wed, 02 Mar 2011 19:49:00 +0000 admin 31526 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Link Bush to 'Skyrocketing' Gas Prices 15 Times More Than Obama http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-link-bush-skyrocketing-gas-prices-15-times-more-obama <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><strong>Connecting Bush, Not Obama to High Prices:</strong> As gas prices rose in 2008, network reporters mentioned President Bush in 15 times as many stories, than they brought up President Obama in a similar period in 2011.</p> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Gallons of coverage in 2008: </strong>Comparing a 20 day span of rising gas prices in 2008 to 24 days of rising prices in February 2011, the Business & Media Institute found the networks did more than 2 ½ times as many stories during the Bush years versus Obama.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-link-bush-skyrocketing-gas-prices-15-times-more-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Economy Energy Government Media 2008 2011 administration average bush consumers day days drilling feb fuel gallon gas gasoline high higher moratorium national network networks obama oil percent president prices reports rising stories Tue, 01 Mar 2011 20:30:00 +0000 admin 27536 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Still Ignoring Planned Parenthood Sting, Despite House Vote to Defund http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-still-ignoring-planned-parenthood-sting-despite-house-vote-defund <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> </div> <p>You can lead a network to a story, but you can't make it report. Certainly not if the story reveals the disturbing truth about one of liberalism's sacrosanct institutions - the largest abortion-provider in the United States. The broadcast networks' coverage of the scandal and potential defunding of Planned Parenthood by the House of Representatives has been disgraceful.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-still-ignoring-planned-parenthood-sting-despite-house-vote-defund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Family Life Politics Abortion action days jackiespeie karl LiveAction network networks pimp planned PlannedParenthood pro-choice pro-life prostitute released report reported representatives righttolife Scandal story Video Fri, 25 Feb 2011 01:11:00 +0000 admin 2184 at http://www.mrc.org