lewinsky http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3452/all en Newsweek's Isikoff on Matt Drudge: 'Much Less of a Factor than He Was Five Years Ago' http://www.mrc.org/articles/newsweeks-isikoff-matt-drudge-much-less-factor-he-was-five-years-ago <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 been 10 years since the Monica Lewinsky scandal broke. But the way it broke changed the way the news cycle functioned and has had a profound impact on the business of media.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In 1998, Newsweek’s Michael Isikoff's Lewinsky story was <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/special_report/1998/clinton_scandal/50031.stm"></a>leaked to Matt Drudge’s Drudge Report. The story took off from Drudge and the rest is history. But a decade later, Isikoff said he doesn’t think Drudge is the player he once was.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/newsweeks-isikoff-matt-drudge-much-less-factor-he-was-five-years-ago" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Politics BillClinton HillaryClinton impeachment Internet journalism Leak lewinsky MattDrudge monica report Scandal tech web Tue, 29 Apr 2008 22:40:54 +0000 admin 26222 at http://www.mrc.org Acolytes of the "Candid" Gospel of Hillary http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/acolytes-candid-gospel-hillary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fox Is Lonely Exception to Networks Recycling Hillary&#039;s Tales of Woe With No Trace of Fact-Checking </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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/fax0605.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1121180" title="fax0605.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p> Journalists love to pretend to be hard-boiled and spout slogans like "if your mother says she loves you, check it out." This motto does not extend to any tale told by Hillary Rodham Clinton. An astonishing number of media accounts of Hillary's new book, <i> Living History</i>, have treated her "gulping for air" version of Monicagate as the definitive truth, with no need for typical journalistic scrutiny. Are these people America's diviners of truth, or are they Simon and Schuster publicists? </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/acolytes-candid-gospel-hillary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division clinton hillarys lewinsky Thu, 05 Jun 2003 04:00:00 +0000 admin 2794 at http://www.mrc.org Monica and Marriage on Fox http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/monica-and-marriage-fox <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>Perhaps nothing better illustrates the artificiality of TV "reality" shows than the hostess for Fox's latest edition of Monday night footsie: Monica Lewinsky.</p> <p>In her new five-week show, "Mr. Personality," Lewinsky will escort red-headed stockbroker Hayley Arp through the challenging task of picking an alleged "lifelong" love match from a batch of 20 men - wearing clunky masks that make them resemble crash-test dummies.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/monica-and-marriage-fox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division facetimes lewinsky personality Thu, 24 Apr 2003 04:00:00 +0000 4061 at http://www.mrc.org Leadership After Clinton http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/leadership-after-clinton <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><span class="normal">In their most idealistic moments, journalists must wish for peace and prosperity in the world, just like anyone else. But that dream doesn't sell newspapers or newscasts, and it doesn't leave much of an opportunity for reporters to prove their societal worth. We've had almost ten years of relative peace and prosperity, and journalists grew restless and self-loathing. </span></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/leadership-after-clinton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division clinton Journalists lewinsky Fri, 19 Oct 2001 04:00:00 +0000 3848 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 08/11/1999 -- "Pious, Sex-Crazed" Starr; Pinch Favored U.S. Deaths http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-08111999-pious-sex-crazed-starr-pinch-favored-us-deaths <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p><big><big><strong>"Pious, Sex-Crazed" Starr; Pinch Favored U.S. Deaths</strong></big></big></p> <p><a href="#1">1) Today's two-part interview with Ken Starr began with the statement: "Your critics have portrayed you as a pious, sex-crazed out-of-control prosecutor who will do anything to get the president." Energy Secretary Richardson did two Tuesday morning TV interviews, but drew no espionage questions.</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-08111999-pious-sex-crazed-starr-pinch-favored-us-deaths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division lewinsky president report Wed, 11 Aug 1999 04:00:00 +0000 32377 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 03/29/1999 -- Starr Image "Grossly Unfair"; Actor Denounced "Success and Achievement" http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03291999-starr-image-grossly-unfair-actor-denounced-success-and-achievement <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <strong><big><big>Starr Image "Grossly Unfair"; Actor Denounced "Success and Achievement"</big></big></strong> <p><a href="#1">1) Lewinsky grand jury forewoman Freda Alexander went back into hiding on Friday, but not before telling Washington's WUSA-TV that the attacks on Ken Starr have been "grossly unfair." The wider media, however, ignored her defense of Starr.</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03291999-starr-image-grossly-unfair-actor-denounced-success-and-achievement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division alexander clinton friday lewinsky Mon, 29 Mar 1999 05:00:00 +0000 32295 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 03/08/1999 -- Two "Juanitas"; Morton: Monica a Victim of VRWC; Starr & Tripp Pummeled http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03081999-two-juanitas-morton-monica-victim-vrwc-starr-tripp-pummeled <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <strong><big><big>Two "Juanitas"; Morton: Monica a Victim of VRWC; Starr & Tripp Pummeled</big></big></strong> <p><a href="#1">1) Since 70 million watched ABC's Lewinsky interview, Brit Hume argued: "That...ought to silence the people who say nobody cared."</a></p> <p><a href="#2">2) Linda Tripp informed Sam Donaldson that the "Juanita" she and Monica discussed was not Juanita Broaddrick.</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03081999-two-juanitas-morton-monica-victim-vrwc-starr-tripp-pummeled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division clinton lewinsky president Mon, 08 Mar 1999 05:00:00 +0000 32281 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 03/05/1999 -- Monica: Victim of Right-Wing Conspiracy; Morton: Tripp "Evil," Starr "Big Brother." http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03051999-monica-victim-right-wing-conspiracy-morton-tripp-evil-starr-big-broth <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <strong><big><big>Monica: Victim of Right-Wing Conspiracy; Morton: Tripp "Evil," Starr "Big Brother." </big></big></strong> <p><a href="#1">1) Monica agreed with Hillary, as she told Britain's Channel 4 News: "I do think there's a right-wing conspiracy."</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03051999-monica-victim-right-wing-conspiracy-morton-tripp-evil-starr-big-broth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division lewinsky lewinskys morton starrs Fri, 05 Mar 1999 05:00:00 +0000 32280 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 03/04/1999 -- Lewinsky "Afraid" of Starr; Alter Denounced GOP Over Broaddrick http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03041999-lewinsky-afraid-starr-alter-denounced-gop-over-broaddrick <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <strong><big><big>Lewinsky "Afraid" of Starr; Alter Denounced GOP Over Broaddrick</big></big></strong> <p><a href="#1">1) Barbara Walters promised to avoid specific sex questions, but she asked about oral sex "completion" and reported Lewinsky had an abortion. Walters recounted how Starr's agents mistreated Lewinsky and let Lewinsky express her fear about reprisals from Starr.</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03041999-lewinsky-afraid-starr-alter-denounced-gop-over-broaddrick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division clinton lewinsky walters Thu, 04 Mar 1999 05:00:00 +0000 32279 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 03/03/1999 -- NBC Suppressing Broaddrick While Plugging Lewinsky on ABC http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03031999-nbc-suppressing-broaddrick-while-plugging-lewinsky-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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <strong><big><big>NBC Suppressing Broaddrick While Plugging Lewinsky on ABC</big></big></strong> <p><a href="#1">1) NBC Nightly News has yet to air a story on its own network's Broaddrick exclusive, but on Tuesday it ran two pieces plugging ABC's exclusive with Lewinsky. And NBC managed to trash Ken Starr.</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03031999-nbc-suppressing-broaddrick-while-plugging-lewinsky-abc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division broaddrick february Interview lewinsky Wed, 03 Mar 1999 05:00:00 +0000 32278 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 02/03/1999 -- Jordan Praised; Starr "A Nut Job"; FNC Picked Up Broaddrick Charge http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-02031999-jordan-praised-starr-nut-job-fnc-picked-broaddrick-charge <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <strong><big><big>Jordan Praised; Starr "A Nut Job"; FNC Picked Up Broaddrick Charge</big></big></strong> <p><a href="#1">1) Network spin: Jordan didn't reveal much interesting, but CBS and NBC conceded he contradicted earlier statements and FNC found he broke new ground. CBS poll: Trial politically motivated by GOP.</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-02031999-jordan-praised-starr-nut-job-fnc-picked-broaddrick-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division jordan lewinsky president Wed, 03 Feb 1999 05:00:00 +0000 32260 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 02/02/1999 -- Only FNC Hinted at Clinton-Lewinsky Collusion; Starr Targeted; Tax Cuts Help Rich http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-02021999-only-fnc-hinted-clinton-lewinsky-collusion-starr-targeted-tax-cuts-he <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <strong><big><big>Only FNC Hinted at Clinton-Lewinsky Collusion; Starr Targeted; Tax Cuts Help Rich</big></big></strong> <p><a href="#1">1) ABC & CNN described Lewinsky as "poised." All agreed she offered nothing new, but only FNC reported that "knowing glances" between the lawyers for her and Clinton occurred as she was stopped from giving any substantive responses to Ed Bryant.</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-02021999-only-fnc-hinted-clinton-lewinsky-collusion-starr-targeted-tax-cuts-he" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division lawyers lewinsky office Tue, 02 Feb 1999 05:00:00 +0000 32259 at http://www.mrc.org The Partisan Media's Phony War on Partisanship http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/partisan-medias-phony-war-partisanship <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><span class="normal">Your mother may have taught you that it takes two to start a fight, but that's not the way the media have presented the Senate's impeachment battles. Partisanship is apparently a one-way street on which the Republicans are forever letting the innocent Democrats down.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/partisan-medias-phony-war-partisanship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division lewinsky monica Republicans Fri, 29 Jan 1999 05:00:00 +0000 3651 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 01/25/1999 -- Manager Meeting with Lewinsky Ruins Bipartisanship; Geraldo: Clinton a "Schmuck" http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-01251999-manager-meeting-lewinsky-ruins-bipartisanship-geraldo-clinton-schmuck <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <strong><big><big>Manager Meeting with Lewinsky Ruins Bipartisanship; Geraldo: Clinton a "Schmuck"</big></big></strong> <p><a href="#1">1) Brit Hume thought it "surprising" that journalists would buy the outraged spin of Democrats over an interview of Lewinsky. But they did, blaming the GOP for ruining the bipartisan spirit.</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-01251999-manager-meeting-lewinsky-ruins-bipartisanship-geraldo-clinton-schmuck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division lewinsky Senate Mon, 25 Jan 1999 05:00:00 +0000 32254 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 12/07/1998 -- 60 Minutes Blames GOP for Loutchansky http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-12071998-60-minutes-blames-gop-loutchansky <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p><b>60 Minutes Blames GOP for Loutchansky; Nets Ignore Judges's Pro- Starr Ruling</b></p> <p><a href="#1">1) 60 Minutes highlighted a Russian Mob figure invited to meet Clinton at a fundraiser, but Mike Wallace blamed conservatives who "have consistently torpedoed efforts in the Senate to pass any meaningful campaign reform."</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-12071998-60-minutes-blames-gop-loutchansky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division border clinton friday lewinsky Mon, 07 Dec 1998 05:00:00 +0000 31911 at http://www.mrc.org