Profiles in Bias http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3148/all en Andrea Mitchell: 35 Years of Liberal Advocacy http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/andrea-mitchell-35-years-liberal-advocacy <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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <undefined:p><undefined:img width="300" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/AndreaMitchell35Years.JPG" style="float: right;" height="190"></undefined:img>On July 31, 2013, NBC chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell celebrated her 35th anniversary at the network and was predictably praised by her media colleagues. Calling in to Mitchell's 1 p.m.</undefined:p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/andrea-mitchell-35-years-liberal-advocacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell NBC Wed, 07 Aug 2013 18:46:49 +0000 kyle.drennen 44221 at http://www.mrc.org UPDATE: Censored! IRS Scandal Being Buried by Big Three Networks http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/update-censored-irs-scandal-being-buried-big-three-networks <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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/IRSGraphicB.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />The Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks have colluded with the Obama administration <br />to censor the latest IRS scandal news.</p><p>The following is a list of key developments in the IRS scandal and how many days it has been since they were discussed, if at all, by the Big Three on their morning and evening news shows:</p><p>Latest story counts as of Tuesday morning January 14, 2014:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/update-censored-irs-scandal-being-buried-big-three-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Barack Obama Bias by Omission IRS Wed, 24 Jul 2013 18:37:44 +0000 geoff.dickens 44089 at http://www.mrc.org Profile In Bias: New CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo Called America Racist, Idolized Democrats at ABC http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/profile-bias-new-cnn-anchor-chris-cuomo-called-america-racist-idolized-democrats-abc <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> <undefined:p>Last week, news broke that Chris Cuomo, co-host of ABC's <undefined:em>20/20</undefined:em>, would be moving to CNN to host a new morning show. On Friday night he will make his CNN debut filling in for host Piers Morgan. Cuomo brings a liberal legacy with him to CNN. <undefined:br></undefined:br><undefined:br></undefined:br>Cuomo hails from a Democratic family.</undefined:p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/profile-bias-new-cnn-anchor-chris-cuomo-called-america-racist-idolized-democrats-abc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Media 2002 abc Chris Cuomo CNN Good Morning America Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:28:49 +0000 matt.hadro 42560 at http://www.mrc.org Matt Lauer http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/matt-lauer <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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <undefined:div style="float: right;"><undefined:img border="0" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-01-04-Lauer240.jpg"></undefined:img></undefined:div> <undefined:p>Matt Lauer became a regular co-host of NBC’s Today show on January 6, 1997 and while his partners have changed over the years from <undefined:a href="http://www.mrc.org/static/profiles/KatieCouric/liberalspin.aspx">Katie Couric</undefined:a>, to<undefined:a href="http://www.mrc.org/static/profiles/MeredithVieira/MeredithVieira.aspx"> Meredith Vieira</undefined:a> and most recently <undefined:a href="http://mrc.org/stati</undefined:p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/matt-lauer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division liberal media bias Matt Lauer Profile in Bias profiles in bias Fri, 13 Jan 2012 15:31:37 +0000 creccord 38594 at http://www.mrc.org Tina Brown http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/tina-brown <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Newsweek&#039;s Queen of Sleaze: Tina Brown Assaults &#039;Crazy&#039; Conservatives </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <undefined:div style="float: right;"><undefined:img border="0" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-08-10-TinaBrownBA.jpg" height="180"></undefined:img></undefined:div> <undefined:p>Tina Brown got in hot water for an unflattering August 15, 2010 Newsweek cover photo of Tea Party Republican Michele Bachmann but those who've followed the current Daily Beast and Newsweek editor's career, ever since she brought her version of tabloid journalism over from England to Vanity Fair in 1984, can tell you this is just par for the course.</undefined:p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/tina-brown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Bill Clinton Dick Cheney Jon Stewart liberal media bias Michele Bachmann Michelle Obama Profile in Bias profiles in bias Rush Limbaugh Tina Brown Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:42:34 +0000 admin 29211 at http://www.mrc.org Keith Olbermann http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/keith-olbermann <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Countdown to Unhinged Rage </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/OlbermannKeith240.jpg" border="0" height="180" width="240" /></div> </div> <p>On June 20th, 2011, Keith Olbermann debuted on Current TV with a program almost identical to the <em>Countdown</em> show he hosted for eight years on MSNBC.&nbsp; The former sportscaster was abruptly fired from the network on January 20, 2011, just months after being suspended for donating to liberal congressional candidates. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/keith-olbermann" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Keith Olbermann liberal media bias Media Bias MSNBC Profile in Bias profiles in bias Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:40:31 +0000 admin 29210 at http://www.mrc.org Meredith Vieira http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/meredith-vieira <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Waking Up on the Left Side of the Bed </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <undefined:div style="float: right;"><undefined:img border="0" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2011-06-07-NBC-TDAY-Vieira.jpg" height="172"></undefined:img></undefined:div> <undefined:p>Wednesday, June 8, marks Meredith Vieira's last day as co-host of NBC's <undefined:em>Today</undefined:em>. Since joining the broadcast in September 2006, Vieira has brought staunch liberal advocacy to the morning news program, following the model of her predecessor, Katie Couric.</undefined:p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/meredith-vieira" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division abc liberal media bias Meredith Vieira NBC profiles in bias The View Today Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:37:26 +0000 admin 29209 at http://www.mrc.org Ann Curry http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/ann-curry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Curry Climbs Liberal Ladder of Success to Today Show Anchor Chair </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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img width="240" height="180" border="0" src="http://www.mrc.org/stillshots/2007/July/2006-05-24-NBCTodayCurryGlo.jpg" /></div> <p>With the <a href="http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/09/curry-to-replace-vieira-on-today/">official announcement</a> that NBC's <a href="http://www.mrc.org/static/profiles/MeredithVieira/MeredithVieira.aspx">Meredith Vieira</a> will be stepping down from the <em>Today</em> show co-anchor chair in June 2011 also came the news that the longtime newsreader of that morning show, Ann Curry, will move up to take her place alongside </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/ann-curry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Ann Curry liberal liberal media bias Profile in Bias profiles in bias Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:33:47 +0000 admin 29208 at http://www.mrc.org Scott Pelley http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/scott-pelley <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pelley&#039;s Liberal Path to the Anchor Chair </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/Static/uploads/PelleyPromo.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="177" /></div> <p>On Monday, June 6, 2011, Scott Pelley took over as anchor of the CBS Evening News, following the departure of <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/05/03/eveningnews/main20059267.shtml">Katie Couric</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/scott-pelley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Libera liberal media bias Profile in Bias profiles in bias Scott Pelley Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:31:43 +0000 admin 29207 at http://www.mrc.org Lawrence O'Donnell http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/lawrence-odonnell <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Larry Lurches Left </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img border="0" src="http://newsbusters.org/static/2007/12/2007-12-07PBSMGO%27Donnell4.jpg" /></div> <p>On September 27, 2010, longtime MSNBC pundit Lawrence O'Donnell debuted as the host of the new program <em>The Last Word</em> <em>With Lawrence O'Donnell</em>. O'Donnell has guest hosted C<em>ountdown With Keith Olbermann</em> and was a producer/writer for <em><a href="http://www.mrc.org/Profiles/westwing/welcome.asp"><em>The West Wing</em></a></em>.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/lawrence-odonnell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Lawrence O'Donnell liberal media bias MSNBC Profile in Bias profiles in bias Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:29:03 +0000 admin 29206 at http://www.mrc.org Katie Couric http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/katie-couric <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Perking Up for Liberal Spin </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img border="0" src="http://media.eyeblast.org/newsbusters/static/2010/09/KatieCouricPIB.jpg" /></div> <p><strong>UPDATED:</strong> On May 19, 2011, Katie Couric stepped down as the anchor of the <em>CBS Evening News</em>.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/katie-couric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division CBS Evening News Katie Couric liberal media bias prof profiles in bias Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:25:58 +0000 admin 29205 at http://www.mrc.org Tea Parties http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/tea-parties <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Conservative Protesters Hit with Hostile &amp; Crude Media Response </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/stillshots/2009/April/2009-04-15-ABC-WNCG-taxday11.jpg" border="0" alt="" width="240" height="180" /></div> <p>In April of 2009, network, cable and print outlets responded to the emergence of the tea party movement with condescension, outright hostility towards the participants and crude sexual innuendo-based ridicule. ABC's Dan Harris insisted they were "largely orchestrated by people fronting for corporate interests." CNN trashed the first rallies as "not really family viewing."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/tea-parties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division liber Liberal Media liberal media bias Media Bias profiles in bias Protests Tea Parties Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:00:43 +0000 admin 29199 at http://www.mrc.org George Stephanopoulos http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/george-stephanopoulos <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC&#039;s In-House Spin Doctor </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/static/profiles/uploads/1993-03-10-ABCSteph-TOP.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="180" /></div> <p>George Stephanopoulos became a political celebrity for his high profile slot as a spin doctor in Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign, a role glamorized in the documentary <em>The War Room</em>. After the election, Stephanopoulos served four years as a top presidential aide, championing his own liberal views on issues such as affirmative action and the Supreme Court.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/george-stephanopoulos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division George Stephanopoulos Good Morning America Liberal Bias liberal media bias prof profiles in bias This Week Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:11:20 +0000 admin 29202 at http://www.mrc.org Diane Sawyer http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/diane-sawyer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Good Morning 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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2009-08-26-Sawyer.jpg" border="0" alt="" width="240" height="180" /></div> <p>Even before <strong> <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/WN/story?id=8471429">ABC News</a></strong> tapped Diane Sawyer to take over as anchor of World News, she was a familiar face to millions of morning TV viewers as co-host of ABC's <em>Good Morning America</em>, part of a lengthy career she has enjoyed at the network.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/diane-sawyer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Diane Sawyer Good Morning America liberal media bi liberal media bias profiles in bias World News World News With Diane Sawyer Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:07:03 +0000 admin 29201 at http://www.mrc.org Harry Smith http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/harry-smith <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Smattering of Liberal Smugness </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/mrc-staff">MRC Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://media.eyeblast.org/newsbusters/static/2009/07/2009-CBS-HarrySmithProfile.jpg" border="0" alt="" /></div> <p>From 2002 through 2010, Harry Smith co-hosted CBS's <em>The Early Show</em>, currently the third-place broadcast network morning news program. Smith previously co-hosted CBS's <em>This Morning</em> from 1987 to 1996 while also serving as a contributor to the <em>CBS Evening News</em>, <em>48 Hours</em>, and various documentaries.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/profiles-bias/harry-smith" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Profiles in Bias News Analysis Division Harry Smith liberal media bias profil profiles in bias The Early Show Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:04:00 +0000 admin 29200 at http://www.mrc.org