Muslims http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/403/all en MSNBC's Hayes Frets 'McCarthyism' of FNC's Hannity, Shocked by NYT's Maureen Dowd on Weiner's Wife http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-frets-mccarthyism-fncs-hannity-shocked-nyts-maureen-dowd-weiners-wife <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-07-30-MSNBC-AI-Hayes.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Tuesday's <em>All In</em> show, MSNBC's Chris Hayes recalled that "my mouth opened" and declared that "I could not believe this was in the paper," as he recounted that liberal <em>New York Times</em> columnist Maureen Dowd raised questions about whether former Rep.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-frets-mccarthyism-fncs-hannity-shocked-nyts-maureen-dowd-weiners-wife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics All In Anthony Weiner Chris Hayes FNC Huma Abedin Maureen Dowd MSNBC Muslims New York Times Sean Hannity Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:02:16 +0000 44158 at http://www.mrc.org Gayle King Plays Up Columnist's Fear of 'Backlash' Against Muslims; He Also Took Far Left to Task http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/gayle-king-plays-columnists-fear-backlash-against-muslims-he-also-took-far-left-task <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/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img width="240" height="134" style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2013-04-22-CBS-King_large.JPG" alt="Gayle King, CBS News Anchor; Screen Cap From 22 April 2013 Edition of CBS This Morning | MRC.org" />On Monday's <em>CBS This Morning</em>, open liberal Gayle King ballyhooed a guest's fear that Americans might target Muslims in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/gayle-king-plays-columnists-fear-backlash-against-muslims-he-also-took-far-left-task" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Boston Globe Boston Marathon Bombing cbs CBS This Morning Gayle King Islam Kevin Cullen Muslims Mon, 22 Apr 2013 20:33:31 +0000 matthew.balan 43287 at http://www.mrc.org Excuses for Carnage in NYT: 'Rejection and Discrimination' in France Helped Send Islamic Killer of Jewish Children Over Edge http://www.mrc.org/articles/excuses-carnage-nyt-rejection-and-discrimination-france-helped-send-islamic-killer-jewish-c <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><em>New York Times</em> Paris correspondent Scott Sayare reported from a predominantly Muslim slum in Toulouse, France on Thursday, following up on the massacre earlier this year by Mohammad Merah, a resident of the projects, of three solders, a rabbi, and three Jewish children.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/excuses-carnage-nyt-rejection-and-discrimination-france-helped-send-islamic-killer-jewish-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch DomesticTerrorism France Mohammed Merah Muslims Racism Religion Scott Sayare Shooting Thu, 20 Dec 2012 18:33:30 +0000 clay.waters 42087 at http://www.mrc.org The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2010 http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/mrc25-worst-media-bias-2010 <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> </div> <p> The MRC is showcasing the most egregious bias we've uncovered over the years — four quotes for each of the 25 years of the MRC, 100 quotes total — all leading up to our big <a href="http://www.mrc.org/gala2012"><strong>25th Anniversary Gala</strong></a> on Thursday evening.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/mrc25-worst-media-bias-2010" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Frank Rich immigration Katie Couric Linda Greenhouse MRC 25th Anniversary Muslims New York Times PBS Tavis Smiley Tea Party Mon, 24 Sep 2012 12:06:00 +0000 rich.noyes 41320 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Surprisingly Highlights Persecution of Christians in 'Majority Muslim' Egypt http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-surprisingly-highlights-persecution-christians-majority-muslim-egypt <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/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/main_photos/2012/May/2012-05-20-CBS-EN-Palmer.jpg" style="float: right;" width="240" height="180" />Sunday's CBS Evening News refreshingly spotlighted the continuing persecution of the Coptic Christians in Egypt, an ongoing story that the Big Three networks have largely ignored for months.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-surprisingly-highlights-persecution-christians-majority-muslim-egypt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs CBS Evening News Christians Egypt Elizabeth Palmer Jeff Glor Muslims NBC Mon, 21 May 2012 21:56:16 +0000 matthew.balan 40145 at http://www.mrc.org Chicago Reporter for NYTimes Suggests GOP Candidates' Rising "Anti-Muslim Rhetoric" Could Lead to Hate Crimes http://www.mrc.org/articles/chicago-reporter-nytimes-suggests-gop-candidates-rising-anti-muslim-rhetoric-could-lead-hat <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>The Chicago News Cooperative is -- or was -- a nonprofit journalistic entity that produces content for the Chicago edition of the New York Times. It will cease filing this weekend, having lost an expected grant. Among the delights Chicago readers will miss: Suggestions that the GOP is fueling anti-Muslim rhetoric and even hate crimes, under the label of objective reporting.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/chicago-reporter-nytimes-suggests-gop-candidates-rising-anti-muslim-rhetoric-could-lead-hat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Chicago News Cooperative David Lepeska Labeling Bias Muslims Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:57:28 +0000 clay.waters 39244 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Lobs Softballs as Contributor Says GOP Isn't Fighting for Liberty of 'Muslims and Mosques' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-lobs-softballs-contributor-says-gop-isnt-fighting-liberty-muslims-and-mosques <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-02-21-CNN-Phillips-Granderson2%20dos.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />Republicans are deceitfully playing with words to avoid being slammed as homophobes, racists, and bigots, claimed CNN contributor L.Z. Granderson on Tuesday morning's Newsroom. Anchor Kyra Phillips simply let Granderson air his liberal diatribe without any challenge, and no conservative guest was brought on to respond.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-lobs-softballs-contributor-says-gop-isnt-fighting-liberty-muslims-and-mosques" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Christianity CNN Election 2012 Homosexuality Islam Kyra Phillips LZ Granderson Muslims Racism Religion Republicans Same-Sex Marriage Tue, 21 Feb 2012 23:25:22 +0000 matt.hadro 39216 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Relays Palestinian 'Propaganda' from Bethlehem During Christmas http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbc-relays-palestinian-propaganda-bethlehem-during-christmas <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-12-24-NBC-NN-Holt1.jpg" border="0" /></div> <p>On Saturday's <em>NBC Nightly News</em>, during a report recounting the gathering of Christian pilgrims in Bethlehem for Christmas celebrations, correspondent Martin Fletcher relayed Palestinian complaints about Israel, and gave attention to the display of an anti-Israel publicity stunt set to coincide with the occasion taking advantage of a Christmas tree theme.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbc-relays-palestinian-propaganda-bethlehem-during-christmas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bethlehem BiasAlert Christians Christmas Israel LesterHolt liberalmediabias MartinFletcher Muslims NBC NightlyNews Palestinians Religion Sun, 25 Dec 2011 06:47:00 +0000 38575 at http://www.mrc.org NBC's Harry Smith Laments to Muslim Comic: 'A Lot of Americans Hate You' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbcs-harry-smith-laments-muslim-comic-lot-americans-hate-you <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> <p>On Monday's NBC Rock Center, correspondent Harry Smith began a story on an American-Muslim comedy troupe touring the American south by asserting to comedian Dean Obeidallah that, <strong>"A lot of Americans hate you." </strong>Obeidallah was slightly taken aback and replied: "I'm not sure how many actually hate me, but I know what you're getting at." [<a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2011-12-19-NBC-RC-Smith.mp3"><em><strong>Audio available here</strong></em></a>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbcs-harry-smith-laments-muslim-comic-lot-americans-hate-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division american BiasAlert comedy discrimination harrysmith liberalmediabias Muslims NBC RockCenter Tue, 20 Dec 2011 19:41:00 +0000 38557 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Jokingly Highlight 'Unhate' Campaign Featuring Pope in Gay Kiss http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/networks-jokingly-highlight-unhate-campaign-featuring-pope-gay-kiss <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;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-11-17-ABC-GMA-Pope.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="177" /></div> <p>The network morning shows on Thursday took a mostly light-hearted look at clothing company <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2011/11/16/italian-jerks-benetton-sell-clothes-gay-kiss-unhate-campaign">Benetton's ad campaign</a> featuring the<a href="http://www.newsday.com/business/vatican-pledges-legal-action-against-benetton-1.3329084"> Pope kissing</a> a Muslim cleric.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/networks-jokingly-highlight-unhate-campaign-featuring-pope-gay-kiss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BarackObama BiasAlert cbs EarlyShow GoodMorningAmerica JoshElliott liberalmediabias Muslims NBC PopeBenedict Today Unhate Thu, 17 Nov 2011 20:44:00 +0000 38430 at http://www.mrc.org Soros-Funded Group Behind Course for Journalists That Downplays 'Jihad' http://www.mrc.org/articles/soros-funded-group-behind-course-journalists-downplays-jihad <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/iris-somberg">Iris Somberg</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A new course on Islam designed for journalists tries to minimize the impact and importance of ''jihad'' by comparing it to the number of murders in America each year. That same course claims ''right-wing activists'' tried to tie American Muslims to terrorism and doesn't mention examples of Islamic attacks on press freedom.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/soros-funded-group-behind-course-journalists-downplays-jihad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Education Faith Islamification activists america american foundation foundations funded groups Islam islamic jihad Journalists knight law million muhammad muslim Muslims open people received report shariah society soros western year Thu, 29 Sep 2011 18:34:00 +0000 admin 2126 at http://www.mrc.org Times Commemorates 9-11: Rise in Hate Crimes, Xenophobia Against Muslims http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-commemorates-9-11-rise-hate-crimes-xenophobia-against-muslims <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times&#039; special 9-11 section finds &quot;rising hate crimes&quot; and &quot;antipathy&quot; against Muslims in the U.S....but the &quot;hate crime&quot; rate against Jews is much higher. And an editorial laments the &quot;rise of xenophobia&quot; since 9-11, while Bill Keller suggests the paper got pressured from the left after the start of the Iraq War. </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>The New York Times printed a special section on the 10th anniversary of the World Trade Center terror attacks: '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/us/sept-11-reckoning/viewer.html?hp">The Reckoning: America and the World a Decade After 9/11</a>.' <br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-commemorates-9-11-rise-hate-crimes-xenophobia-against-muslims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch 9-11 AndreaElliott Anniversary BillKeller Editorial HateCrimes IraqWar liberalmediabias Muslims NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Mon, 12 Sep 2011 19:31:00 +0000 admin 521 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Trumpet News of 'Christian' Killer, But Balked Over Labeling Muslim Violence http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/networks-trumpet-news-christian-killer-balked-over-labeling-muslim-violence <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;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/ChristianExtremist.JPG" border="0" width="240" height="173" /></div> <p>The three major networks trumpeted the news this weekend that the man behind a mass shooting spree in Norway is also a Christian, highlighting the fact in eight different programs from Saturday through Monday.</p> <p> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/networks-trumpet-news-christian-killer-balked-over-labeling-muslim-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Anders BehringBreivik BiasAlert cbs CBSEveningNews EarlyShow GoodMorningAmerica Islam liberalmediabias Muslims NBC NBCNightlyNews Norway Today WorldNews Mon, 25 Jul 2011 16:39:00 +0000 37951 at http://www.mrc.org Ben Stein Links Muslim Brotherhood to Hitler, Warns Iran Gaining Power http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/ben-stein-links-muslim-brotherhood-hitler-warns-iran-gaining-power <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-04-17-CBS-SM-Stein.jpg" /></div><p>On CBS's Sunday Morning show, during his regular commentary, right-leaning CBS contributor Ben Stein gave a pessimistic view of the "Arab Spring" movement to topple authoritarian governments in the Middle East, charged that America would regret allowing Hosni Mubarak lose power in Egypt, and predicted that the radical Muslm Brotherhood would take over there.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/ben-stein-links-muslim-brotherhood-hitler-warns-iran-gaining-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AdolfHitler BenStein BiasAlert cbs Egypt liberalmediabias MiddleEast MuslimBrotherhood Muslims SundayMorning Mon, 16 May 2011 10:05:00 +0000 37696 at http://www.mrc.org NBC's Engel 'Worried' About 'Ferociously Anti-Israel' Arab Street, 'This Thing Ends in Jerusalem' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbcs-engel-worried-about-ferociously-anti-israel-arab-street-thing-ends-jerusalem <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-02-08-NBC-NN-Engel.jpg" /></div><p>On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel informed viewers that he is "worried" that a major war between some of the Arab countries and Israel could be in the not too distant future because of the "ferociously anti-Israel" sentiment of the "Arab street" that is likely to gain power in countries like Egypt. He ended up concluding: "But I think, over time, this thing ends in Jerusalem."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbcs-engel-worried-about-ferociously-anti-israel-arab-street-thing-ends-jerusalem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Arabs BiasAlert BrianWilliams Egypt Israel liberalmediabias Muslims NBC NightlyNews RichardEngel Thu, 14 Apr 2011 02:25:00 +0000 37578 at http://www.mrc.org