pressrelease http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3713/all en Bozell to Network News Chiefs: You Must Cover the Obama Administration's Assault on Religious Freedom http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-network-news-chiefs-you-must-cover-obama-administrations-assault-religious-fre <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The broadcast and cable television networks need to report the current, unprecedented assault against freedom of religion in this country, as well as the millions of Americans who would be left out in the cold by the Obama administration if it does not rescind HHS&#039;s recently issued insurance mandate requiring contraceptive coverage. </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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>On Monday, MRC President Brent Bozell sent the following letter to the Presidents of the news divisions of ABC, CBS and NBC, and to the President of CNN:</strong></em><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-network-news-chiefs-you-must-cover-obama-administrations-assault-religious-fre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division abc Abortion bias CatholicChurch cbs contraceptive healthcare HHS NBC obamacare pressrelease Mon, 06 Feb 2012 16:58:00 +0000 39030 at http://www.mrc.org Media Research Center Announces $5 Million Campaign Exposing Media Bias http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/media-research-center-announces-5-million-campaign-exposing-media-bias <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Media Research Center Announces $5 Million Campaign Exposing Media 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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Washington, DC – Today, the Media Research Center announced the launch of a $5 million campaign to document and expose media bias and its role in the 2012 presidential election, including a $2.5 million advertising budget.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/media-research-center-announces-5-million-campaign-exposing-media-bias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division abc bias BrentBozell cbs liberalmediabias NBC presidentialcampaign pressrelease Thu, 26 Jan 2012 14:58:00 +0000 38820 at http://www.mrc.org Brent Bozell: ABC's Marianne Gingrich Interview "Smacks of an October Surprise of the Worst Sort" http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/brent-bozell-abcs-marianne-gingrich-interview-smacks-october-surprise-worst-sort <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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>MRC President Brent Bozell issued the following statement in reaction to ABC's decision to air an <a href="MRC President Brent Bozell issued the following statement, in reaction to ABC's decision to air an interview with Newt Gingrich's ex-wife, Marianne, on the January 19 Nightline, just two days before the South Carolina primary: It is not necessarily inappropriate for a news outlet to interview a candidate's former wife. However, three conditions must be met: 1) is it newsworthy?; 2) is it fair and respectful to the families involved?; 3) is the timing appropriate?</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/brent-bozell-abcs-marianne-gingrich-interview-smacks-october-surprise-worst-sort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division abc MarianneGingrich NewtGingrich pressrelease Thu, 19 Jan 2012 14:53:00 +0000 38819 at http://www.mrc.org New York Times Columnist Paul Krugman Wins Quote of the Year; Claimed "9/11... Has Become an Occasion for Shame" http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/new-york-times-columnist-paul-krugman-wins-quote-year-claimed-911-has-become-occasion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New York Times Columnist Paul Krugman Wins Quote of the Year; Shamefully Claimed &quot;9/11... Has Become an Occasion for Shame&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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><a href="http://mrc.org/notablequotables/bestof/2011/"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/Press/uploads/SmallCover.JPG" border="0" width="240" height="242" /></a></div> <p>Alexandria, VA – The Media Research Center (MRC) announces <a href="http://mrc.org/notablequotables/bestof/2011/"><strong>The Best <em>Notable Quotables</em> of 2011: The 24th Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting</strong></a> today with <em>New York Times</em> columnist Paul Krugman taking home the 'Quote of the Year' honor.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/new-york-times-columnist-paul-krugman-wins-quote-year-claimed-911-has-become-occasion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division BrianWilliams ChrisMatthews dianesawyer Esquire KatieCouric NewYorkTimes notablequotables obama PaulKrugman pressrelease StevenMarche Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:00:00 +0000 38701 at http://www.mrc.org Six Reasons Christiane Amanpour Failed: Radical Leftist Hack Bombs With Sunday Morning Audience http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/six-reasons-christiane-amanpour-failed-radical-leftist-hack-bombs-sunday-morning-audi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In the wake of the news that Christiane Amanpour is leaving ABC&#039;s &quot;This Week,&quot; after just 15 months as host, the Media Research Center reminds us of some of the most egregious biased remarks from Amanpour. </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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Alexandria, VA – In the wake of the news that Christiane Amanpour is leaving ABC's "This Week," after just 15 months as host, the Media Research Center reminds us of some of the most egregious biased remarks from Amanpour:<br /><br />"This is reverse Robin Hoodism, if you like — take from the poor, give back to the rich again."</p> <p>-Christiane Amanpour talking to Rep. Paul Ryan about his budget proposal, May 1, 2011.</p> <p> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/six-reasons-christiane-amanpour-failed-radical-leftist-hack-bombs-sunday-morning-audi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division ChristianeAmanpour pressrelease Wed, 14 Dec 2011 15:47:00 +0000 38700 at http://www.mrc.org 4689 Days and Counting: Newt Was Found Innocent Nearly 13 Years Ago and the Networks Have Yet to Report It. http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/4689-days-and-counting-newt-was-found-innocent-nearly-13-years-ago-and-networks-have- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Following the recent threats from Nancy Pelosi and the heavy brush with which the media are painting Newt Gingrich as unethical, the Media Research Center is now calling on the networks to seize the moment and report the truth from nearly 13 years ago. </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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Alexandria, VA – Following the recent threats from Nancy Pelosi and the heavy brush with which the media are painting Newt Gingrich as unethical, the Media Research Center is now calling on the networks to seize the moment and report the truth from nearly 13 years ago.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/4689-days-and-counting-newt-was-found-innocent-nearly-13-years-ago-and-networks-have-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division NancyPelosi NewtGingrich pressrelease Thu, 08 Dec 2011 18:00:00 +0000 38699 at http://www.mrc.org Jewish Leaders Join Bozell's Demand for Network Coverage of Anti-Semitism at Occupy Wall Street Protests http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/jewish-leaders-join-bozells-demand-network-coverage-anti-semitism-occupy-wall-street- <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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Alexandria, VA – Within hours of MRC President Brent Bozell sending certified <strong><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press/releases/2011/20111025113533.aspx">overnight letters</a></strong> to demand ABC, CBS, CNN and NBC cover the <strong><a href="http://mrctv.org/videos/occupy-wall-street-protester-rants-against-jews">video evidence</a></strong> of racial bigotry at Occupy Wall Street protests, three prominent Jewish leaders united with the call for the TV networks to cover the anti-Jewish hatred. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/jewish-leaders-join-bozells-demand-network-coverage-anti-semitism-occupy-wall-street-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division pressrelease Wed, 26 Oct 2011 14:15:00 +0000 admin 3411 at http://www.mrc.org MRC Demands Networks Report Proof of Anti-Semitism at Occupy Wall Street Protests http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-demands-networks-report-proof-anti-semitism-occupy-wall-street-protests <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Video: Racism rears ugly head; Bozell writes ABC, CBS, CNN and NBC </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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Alexandria, VA - After <a href="http://mrctv.org/videos/occupy-wall-street-protester-rants-against-jews">capturing on camera</a> an Occupy Wall Street protestor lashing out with an anti-Semitic tirade, the Media Research Center (MRC) is sending certified overnight letters to the Presidents of ABC News, CBS News, CNN Worldwide and NBC News demanding that their networks report racism demonstrated at the protests. <br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-demands-networks-report-proof-anti-semitism-occupy-wall-street-protests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division pressrelease Tue, 25 Oct 2011 15:27:00 +0000 admin 3410 at http://www.mrc.org Letter from MRC President Brent Bozell to ABC News President Ben Sherwood http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/letter-mrc-president-brent-bozell-abc-news-president-ben-sherwood <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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mr. Ben Sherwood<br />President, ABC News <br />7 West 66th Street <br />New York, NY 10023<br /><br />Dear Mr. Sherwood,<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/letter-mrc-president-brent-bozell-abc-news-president-ben-sherwood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division pressrelease Tue, 25 Oct 2011 13:43:00 +0000 admin 3409 at http://www.mrc.org Letter from MRC President Brent Bozell to CBS News President David Rhodes http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/letter-mrc-president-brent-bozell-cbs-news-president-david-rhodes <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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mr. David Rhodes<br />President and Chief Executive Officer<br />CBS News<br />51 W. 52nd Street<br />New York, NY 10019-6188<br /><br />Dear Mr. Rhodes,<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/letter-mrc-president-brent-bozell-cbs-news-president-david-rhodes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division pressrelease Tue, 25 Oct 2011 13:37:00 +0000 admin 3408 at http://www.mrc.org Letter from MRC President Brent Bozell to CNN President Jim Walton http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/letter-mrc-president-brent-bozell-cnn-president-jim-walton <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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mr. Jim Walton<br />President CNN <br />One CNN Center<br />Box 105366<br />Atlanta GA, 30303 <br /><br />Dear Mr. Walton,<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/letter-mrc-president-brent-bozell-cnn-president-jim-walton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division pressrelease Tue, 25 Oct 2011 13:31:00 +0000 admin 3407 at http://www.mrc.org Letter from MRC President Brent Bozell to NBC News President Steve Capus http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/letter-mrc-president-brent-bozell-nbc-news-president-steve-capus <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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mr. Steve Capus<br />NBC News<br />30 Rockefeller Plaza<br />New York, NY 10112 <br /><br />Dear Mr. Capus,<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/letter-mrc-president-brent-bozell-nbc-news-president-steve-capus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division pressrelease Tue, 25 Oct 2011 13:27:00 +0000 admin 3406 at http://www.mrc.org MRC President to Speaker Boehner: NPR's Ties to Occupy Wall Street Demand Defunding http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-president-speaker-boehner-nprs-ties-occupy-wall-street-demand-defunding <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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Alexandria, VA – The Media Research Center's President Brent Bozell sent a <a href="http://www.mediaresearch.org/press/releases/2011/20111020014451.aspx"><strong>letter</strong></a> to House Speaker John Boehner today calling on him to jumpstart Congress into stripping the government-subsidized corporation of taxpayer dollars, following the latest <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2011/10/19/npr-host-acting-occupy-pr-flack-dc"><strong>outrageous violation of ethics</strong></a> by NPR.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-president-speaker-boehner-nprs-ties-occupy-wall-street-demand-defunding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division funding NPR OccupyWallStreet pressrelease taxpayes Thu, 20 Oct 2011 17:48:00 +0000 admin 3405 at http://www.mrc.org Letter from MRC President Brent Bozell to House Speaker John Boehner http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/letter-mrc-president-brent-bozell-house-speaker-john-boehner <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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>The following letter was sent to Speaker of the House John Boehner on Thursday, October 20, 2011:</em></p> <p> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/letter-mrc-president-brent-bozell-house-speaker-john-boehner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division funding NPR OccupyWallStreet pressrelease taxpayes Thu, 20 Oct 2011 17:42:00 +0000 admin 3404 at http://www.mrc.org Bozell: Liberal Media Shamelessly Coddling Clueless Protestors, but the Public Isn't Buying It http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-liberal-media-shamelessly-coddling-clueless-protestors-public-isnt-buying-it <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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Alexandria, VA - A new <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2011-10-17/poll-wall-street-protests/50804978/1" target="_blank"><strong>USA Today/Gallup poll</strong></a> finds that Americans blame Washington for the country's economic turmoil much more than the target of the Occupy Wall Street protests, Wall Street and financial institutions. Media Research Center President Brent Bozell is not surprised:</p> <p> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-liberal-media-shamelessly-coddling-clueless-protestors-public-isnt-buying-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division Gallup greed Liberals OccupyWallStreet Polls pressrelease rich Spending USAToday washington Tue, 18 Oct 2011 16:12:00 +0000 admin 3403 at http://www.mrc.org