JohnMurtha http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3570/all en Stout Plays Up John Murtha's Anti-War Turn in Obit, But Omits Smear of Marines as Killers http://www.mrc.org/articles/stout-plays-john-murthas-anti-war-turn-obit-omits-smear-marines-killers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Stout&#039;s obituary for old-line Democratic Rep. John Murtha omitted the congressman&#039;s smear of Marines in Iraq, who he accused of killing Iraqi civilians &quot;in cold blood.&quot; </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>John Murtha, who represented the 12th district of Pennsylvania for 35 years, died Monday. David Stout's obituary in Tuesday's edition, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/09/us/politics/09murtha.html?sq=david%20stout&amp;st=cse&amp;scp=2&amp;pagewanted=all">Representative John P.</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/stout-plays-john-murthas-anti-war-turn-obit-omits-smear-marines-killers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BiasByOmission DavidStout Haditha JohnMurtha liberalmediabias marines NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Obituary TimesWatch Tue, 09 Feb 2010 15:22:00 +0000 admin 7360 at http://www.mrc.org An Emotional George Stephanopoulos Coos: Murtha Made Congress 'Work,' Skips Smear on Marines http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/emotional-george-stephanopoulos-coos-murtha-made-congress-work-skips-smear-marines <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object width="240" height="194"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdnzIrprSU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed width="240" height="194" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdnzIrprSU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday became emotional over the passing of John Murtha, named by <a href="http://www.crewsmostc</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/emotional-george-stephanopoulos-coos-murtha-made-congress-work-skips-smear-marines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert GeorgeStephanopoulos GoodMorningAmerica Haditha JohnMurtha liberalmediabias Tue, 09 Feb 2010 15:15:00 +0000 35653 at http://www.mrc.org Matthews Apologizes for West Point 'Enemy Camp' Slur, Then Interviews Marine-Slandering Murtha http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/matthews-apologizes-west-point-enemy-camp-slur-then-interviews-marine-slandering-murtha <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;"><object height="194" width="240"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=GdqGQu2Guz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;a=0" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="194" width="240" allowfullscreen="true" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=GdqGQu2Guz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;a=0&amp;sm=1"></embed></object></div><div style="float: right;"></div><p>Talk about taking one step forward and two steps back.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/matthews-apologizes-west-point-enemy-camp-slur-then-interviews-marine-slandering-murtha" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert ChrisMatthews JohnMurtha liberalmediabias Wed, 02 Dec 2009 21:36:00 +0000 35394 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Mostly Mute on Democratic Scandals http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/networks-mostly-mute-democratic-scandals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, CBS and NBC Air 49 Stories on GOP Governor&#039;s Sex Life, But Ignore Democratic Corruption </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/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</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/fax0702.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=231712" title="fax0702.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/Sanford.jpg" width="240" height="180" /></div><p>In the week since South Carolina's Republican Governor announced he had flown to Argentina to carry on an extra-marital affair, the broadcast morning and evening news shows have gone full bore on the scandal, cranking out 49 stories even in the midst of other major stories like Michael Jackson's death and the continuing repression in Iran.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/networks-mostly-mute-democratic-scandals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division abc cbs CharlesRangel JohnMurtha MarkSanford MediaBias NBC PeteVisclosky SamDonaldson WilliamJefferson Thu, 02 Jul 2009 14:36:00 +0000 admin 2984 at http://www.mrc.org