gore http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2466/all en The Blacklist: The Alchemist http://mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/blacklist-alchemist <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Season 1 Episode 12 </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/evan-mantel">Evan Mantel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right; border: 1px solid black; margin-top: 5px; margin-bottom: 5px; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2013/blacklist%201.jpg" alt="The Blacklist" width="250" height="200" />First things first. Let it be known that I am nothing if not fair.</p> <p><a href="http://mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/blacklist-good-samaritan-killer" target="_blank">Last week</a>, I said that <i>The Blacklist </i>had become too gruesome. I stand by that statement.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/blacklist-alchemist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMI on TV Blog Post MRC Culture gender roles gore mole Raymond Red Reddington The Blacklist Tue, 21 Jan 2014 05:32:43 +0000 emantel 45347 at http://mrc.org The Blacklist: The Good Samaritan Killer http://mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/blacklist-good-samaritan-killer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Season 1 Episode 11 </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/evan-mantel">Evan Mantel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Uncle! I give! I give!</p> <p>I'm squeamish. There! I said it.</p> <p>I don't like blood. I don't like gore. I don't like my shows getting into the nitty gritty of that sort of thing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/blacklist-returns-summits" target="_blank">I've given the show a pass previously</a>, but it's just too much. At what point do we as a society say enough with the copious amounts of blood and guts?</p> <p>Speaking of copious amounts of things... vengeance. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/blacklist-good-samaritan-killer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMI on TV Blog Post MRC Culture abuse blood gore James Spader raymond The Blacklist vengeance violence Tue, 14 Jan 2014 08:59:13 +0000 emantel 45284 at http://mrc.org Reuters.com Article Worries 'U.S., European Media' 'Worlds Apart' on Climate Change http://mrc.org/articles/reuterscom-article-worries-us-european-media-worlds-apart-climate-change <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>Pick up a copy of Newsweek, The New York Times or turn on any of the three broadcast networks and it isn't difficult to see how biased U.S. media outlets are on climate issues.<br /><br />But, according to some in academia and the U.S. and European news media, climate coverage isn't biased enough toward warming alarmism. An article by Tom Vandyck of Midwest Energy News, which was republished online at Reuters.com, aired European grievances about U.S. climate coverage.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/reuterscom-article-worries-us-european-media-worlds-apart-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment International Media alarmism AlGore article balanced biased broadcast chief climate ClimateChange climatedepote Colorado columbia Debate declared disproportionate dissented editor european found giving global GlobalWarming gore HeartlandInstitute humans ICCC6 issues journalismethics journalist networks news objectivity opinion outlets perpetuating ScottPelley Skeptics story vandyck View voice Fri, 08 Jul 2011 00:44:00 +0000 admin 27515 at http://mrc.org Science Fiction http://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://mrc.org/special-reports/science-fiction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 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://mrc.org Executive Summary: Science Fiction http://mrc.org/special-reports/executive-summary-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>The cause for the end of the world has been imagined by screenwriters to include everything from giant insects and malevolent robots to asteroids the size of Texas. But five year ago in May 2006, Hollywood found a new menace: carbon dioxide. This scenario was different in another respect. It was supposedly true.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/executive-summary-science-fiction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business abc aninconvenienttruth climate ClimateChange film global GlobalWarming gore including inconvenient NBC networks news percent president sciencefiction stories truth views warming Mon, 23 May 2011 17:45:00 +0000 admin 2084 at http://mrc.org Al Gore: 'The United States Government as a Whole Has Failed Us' on Global Warming http://mrc.org/articles/al-gore-united-states-government-whole-has-failed-us-global-warming <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >You can’t always get what you want and that appears to be a bitter pill for former Vice President Al Gore to swallow.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/al-gore-united-states-government-whole-has-failed-us-global-warming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy ClimateChange GlobalWarming gore Senate Wed, 11 Aug 2010 11:15:54 +0000 admin 27138 at http://mrc.org YouTube Gives Gore an Earthday Megaphone http://mrc.org/articles/youtube-gives-gore-earthday-megaphone <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/anthony-kang">Anthony Kang</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >YouTube is assisting Al “<a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2009/11/01/newsweek-editor-calls-al-gore-eco-prophet" />Eco-Prophet</a>” Gore throw a Hail Mary pass to the growing segment of Americans who are “deniers” of the earth’s “climate crisis.” </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/youtube-gives-gore-earthday-megaphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy EarthDay gore YouTube Mon, 05 Apr 2010 17:57:58 +0000 admin 27333 at http://mrc.org Gore to Children: Question Your Parents' Climate Beliefs as We Questioned Segregation http://mrc.org/articles/gore-children-question-your-parents-climate-beliefs-we-questioned-segregation <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Imagine this – a former high-ranking and well-respected government official telling your children that they know something you don’t. Is this Cold War-era <st1:place w:st="on">Soviet Union</st1:place>? Nope. It’s <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:state w:st="on">Maryland</st1:state></st1:place>, and the official is former Vice President Al Gore.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/gore-children-question-your-parents-climate-beliefs-we-questioned-segregation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment CivilRights GlennBeck gore kids Wed, 04 Feb 2009 20:43:35 +0000 admin 26972 at http://mrc.org Coal State Gov. Sides with Obama on 'Bankrupting' Industry http://mrc.org/articles/coal-state-gov-sides-obama-bankrupting-industry <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The revelation that Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama would bankrupt the coal industry <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMwBbl6RoIs"></a>“for all that greenhouse gas that’s being emitted,” has prompted <a href="http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=prnw.20081103.CLM078&amp;show_article=1"></a>harsh reaction from various pro-coal constituencies. But the governor of one coal state welcomed the promise. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/coal-state-gov-sides-obama-bankrupting-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Coal gore mccain mining obama WestVirginia Mon, 03 Nov 2008 21:55:13 +0000 admin 25803 at http://mrc.org ABC, NBC Claim Link between Iowa Floods and Global Warming http://mrc.org/articles/abc-nbc-claim-link-between-iowa-floods-and-global-warming <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >      It was only a matter of time until the mainstream media began ramping up global warming alarmism by connecting flooding in the Midwest to climate change.  </p> <br /> <p >     ABC’s “World News with Charles Gibson” took a page out of the alarmists’ playbook – connecting natural disasters to global warming, which according to the broadcast is caused by mankind’s use of fossil fuels. The segment, which led off the network’s June 19 broadcast, cited a government report that stated there’s definitive evidence such a link exists.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-nbc-claim-link-between-iowa-floods-and-global-warming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy ClimateChange extreme flood GlobalWarming gore Iowa karl michaels Midwest NOAA rain Science scientist storm Weather Fri, 20 Jun 2008 21:05:36 +0000 admin 26096 at http://mrc.org Networks Ignore, Newspapers Mock N.Y. Climate Change Conference http://mrc.org/articles/networks-ignore-newspapers-mock-ny-climate-change-conference <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/amy-menefee">Amy Menefee</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     All three networks’ evening news broadcasts utterly ignored a gathering of hundreds of people – scientists, economists, other experts and interested lay people – aimed at dispelling the media myth that there is “consensus” on climate change’s causes, potential effects, and suggested solutions.</p> <br /> <p >     ABC’s “World News,” CBS’s “Evening News” and NBC’s “Nightly News” couldn’t find time in the half-hour broadcasts March 3 to mention the International Conference on Climate Change, which runs through March 4 in New York City.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/networks-ignore-newspapers-mock-ny-climate-change-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy ClimateChange denier earth GlobalWarming gore internationalconference NewYork skeptic Weather Wed, 05 Mar 2008 20:15:08 +0000 admin 26335 at http://mrc.org Weather Channel Founder Blasts Network; Claims It Is 'Telling Us What to Think' http://mrc.org/articles/weather-channel-founder-blasts-network-claims-it-telling-us-what-think <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     The Weather Channel has lost its way, according to John Coleman, who founded the channel in 1982.</p> <br /> <p >     Coleman told an audience at the <a href="http://www.heartland.org/NewYork08/newyork08.cfm" />2008 International Conference on Climate Change on March 3</a> in New York that he is highly critical of global warming alarmism. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/weather-channel-founder-blasts-network-claims-it-telling-us-what-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business International ClimateChange coleman conference GlobalWarming gore Science scientist Television WeatherChannel Wed, 05 Mar 2008 14:00:18 +0000 admin 26336 at http://mrc.org Global Warming Censored http://mrc.org/special-reports/global-warming-censored <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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2008/Global_Warming_Censored_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p> <p><strong>Correction Appended</strong></p> <p><strong><br /></strong></p> <p>So much for that job requirement of balance and objectivity. When it came to global warming the media clearly left out dissent in favor of hype, cute penguins and disastrous predictions.</p> <br /> <p>"They [penguins] are charismatic, endearing and in serious trouble," warned NBC's Anne Thompson on the Dec. 12, 2007, "Nightly News." Thompson didn't include any disagreement.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/global-warming-censored" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2007 abc abcs america american arctic bill bmi business called caused cbs christy climate consensus cost Debate dec deniers didnt dissent drought earth environmental experts fact find flat global gooch gore government human include included Interview ipcc issue john journalist Journalists july live made manmade mentioned michaels NBC network networks news nightly oct opinions ordinary pelley people percent planet polar politicians professor question Reporters Science scientist scientists skeptical skepticism stories story talking thompson Today told unidentified vieira voices warming weir williams world year Mon, 03 Mar 2008 23:32:00 +0000 admin 30574 at http://mrc.org Alarmist 'Six Degrees' Producer Says Global Warming Catastrophe Not 'Even Likely' http://mrc.org/articles/alarmist-six-degrees-producer-says-global-warming-catastrophe-not-even-likely <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It’s one thing to portray a doomsday scenario as it would happen unless drastic action is taken when it comes to global warming. It’s been done over and over. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/alarmist-six-degrees-producer-says-global-warming-catastrophe-not-even-likely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment alarmist change ClimateChange cool crisis degree earth GlobalWarming gore heat sixdegrees warm Weather Tue, 05 Feb 2008 19:48:10 +0000 admin 26393 at http://mrc.org Gore Wins Nobel Prize for Sexy, According to Wash. Post http://mrc.org/articles/gore-wins-nobel-prize-sexy-according-wash-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/amy-menefee">Amy Menefee</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Al Gore, the <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/11/AR2007121102491.html"></a>tall, “adorable,” “sexy,” “very hot Nobel Peace Prize winner,” … “The Man.” </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It was the ultimate in Al Gore adoration, all the way from Oslo, Norway, via The Washington Post’s Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/gore-wins-nobel-prize-sexy-according-wash-post" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy actor Al Gore Etheridge famous film gore hollywood inconvenient movie Nobe lPrize nobel Norway Oslo peace prize sex sexy spacey Thurman truth Tunstall Wed, 12 Dec 2007 21:23:54 +0000 admin 25195 at http://mrc.org