TheWashingtonPost http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/4536/all en Country Music: Too Much Freedom-Loving? http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/country-music-too-much-freedom-loving-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Washington Post music critic (named Josh Freedom du Lac) isn&#039;t wild about freedom-loving country music songs. </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/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In these hard times, Americans are trying hard to relax and take refuge in entertainment. But The Washington Post is insisting that country music fans are not really sympathetic figures. They are prone to self-congratulation and "closing ranks" behind the thought that they live in the "real America." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/country-music-too-much-freedom-loving-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division BrentBozell CountryMusic TheWashingtonPost Thu, 14 May 2009 20:47:00 +0000 admin 4672 at http://www.mrc.org Obama Supporters Like Capitalism After All http://www.mrc.org/commentary/obama-supporters-capitalism-after-all <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     When Barack Obama touted his plan to “spread the wealth around,” conservatives worried about the creep of Socialism – or Socialist creeps – coming to Washington. But as millions of zealous Obama worshippers prepare to invade the nation’s capital for his Jan. 20 inauguration, it’s obvious the free market still rules.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/obama-supporters-capitalism-after-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Business and Media Institute AdrianFenty BarackObama DianneFeinstein Editor&Publisher FreeMarket socialism TheNewYorkTimes TheWashingtonExaminer TheWashingtonPost Tue, 02 Dec 2008 14:07:58 +0000 admin 29685 at http://www.mrc.org Obama Tries to Flush Rush http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-tries-flush-rush <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>For two decades, going back to the Willie Horton ads of 1999, we've heard liberals accuse Republicans of race-baiting. Throughout this campaign, there have been endless whispers, suggestions, and outright accusations that the GOP could/would play the race card because Obama is half-black. Now Barack Obama has found his bizarre version of Willie Horton, and it's…Rush Limbaugh. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-tries-flush-rush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Education ABCNews BarackObama Conservatives immigration JakeTapper JohnMcCain RushLimbaugh talkradio TerryMoran TheWashingtonPost TomBrokaw Wed, 24 Sep 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28069 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Parrots Dems on Republicans and Economy http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-parrots-dems-republicans-and-economy <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/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     CNN’s “best political team on television” is proving itself to be the best at closing its eyes, plugging its ears and repeating “la, la, la, we can’t hear you” when it comes to Republicans addressing economic concerns.</p> <br /> <p >     CNN – along with the broadcast networks of ABC, CBS and NBC – spent time during the Democratic National Convention parroting Sen. Barack Obama’s dismal view of an economy in “turmoil.” Its coverage of the Republican National Convention (RNC) showed little change, except to incorrectly accuse Republicans of ignoring the issue.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-parrots-dems-republicans-and-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Economy abc AmericanMorning BarackObama BillSchneider cbs CNN DanaBash DavidGergen FredThompson GeorgeW.Bush GloriaBorger JohnMcCain JohnRoberts KiranChetry LarryKingLive LisaCaputo MarioCuomo MittRomney NBC Newsroom oilandgasprices RepublicanConvention SarahPalin SoledadO'Brien SusanLisovicz taxpolicy TheWashingtonPost Wed, 10 Sep 2008 17:19:53 +0000 admin 25939 at http://www.mrc.org Media Ignore Pro-Family Protest of McDonald's 'Hate' Smear http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-ignore-pro-family-protest-mcdonalds-hate-smear <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/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Mainstream media outlets declined to cover a press conference held yesterday by conservative groups protesting a McDonald's spokesman who accused them of “hatred.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-ignore-pro-family-protest-mcdonalds-hate-smear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Education Media AmericanFamilyAssociation BillWhitman boycott DonWildmon hate Homosexuality LIbertyCounsel MattBarber McDonald's NationalGayandLesbianChamberofCommerce Same-SexMarriage TheWashingtonPost Thu, 17 Jul 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28164 at http://www.mrc.org Washington Post Tells Kids Homosexuality Is Fine http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-tells-kids-homosexuality-fine <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/robert-knight">Robert Knight</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Throwing aside even a pretense of fairness, <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">The Washington Post</i> openly promoted homosexuality to teens in a <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/13/AR2008071302066.html" />front page article</a> today about a 15-year-old boy “coming out” to embrace his “gay identity.” The <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Post</i> included a <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/video/2008/07/11/VI2008071102356.html" />video</a> about the boy, Saro Harvey.  </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-tells-kids-homosexuality-fine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Education Homosexuality TheresaVArgas TheWashingtonPost Mon, 14 Jul 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28169 at http://www.mrc.org Bias, Bias Everywhere as Media Ponder Pontiff http://www.mrc.org/articles/bias-bias-everywhere-media-ponder-pontiff <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/kristen-fyfe">Kristen Fyfe</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >There is just no way one person can cover the amount of media bias being heaped into the coverage of Pope Benedict's visit to <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">America</st1:country-region></st1:place>.  With gracious acknowledgement to my colleagues at NewsBusters and TimesWatch, here's a look at how the mainstream media have put the liberal secular spin on the pontiff's trip over the past three days.</p> <br /> <p >Sunday, April 13:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/bias-bias-everywhere-media-ponder-pontiff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Education ABCWorldNews ABCWorldNewsSunday AllenPizzey CBSEarlyShow DanHarris GoodMorningAmerica harrysmith JulieChen NewYorkTimes PopeBenedictXVI TheWashingtonPost Tue, 15 Apr 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28294 at http://www.mrc.org ElectionWatch: Networks Downplay Earmarks, Despite Millions Spent by Clinton and Obama http://www.mrc.org/articles/electionwatch-networks-downplay-earmarks-despite-millions-spent-clinton-and-obama <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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; No one could ever accuse the federal government of efficiently spending taxpayer dollars. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; So when a new study was released February 13 showing how much the Congress had earmarked last year – including the millions of dollars spent by top presidential candidates – you would think it would have made headlines. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/electionwatch-networks-downplay-earmarks-despite-millions-spent-clinton-and-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Government BarackObama cbs CNN congress Earmarks EveningNews HillaryClinton JohnMcCain KellyO'Donnell KiranChetry MarthaRaddatz MeetthePress NBC NightlyNews porkbarrelspending RonPaul SharylAttkisson SteveEllis TaxpayersforCommonSense TheLosAngelesTimes TheNewYorkTimes TheWashingtonPost TimRussert WorldNewwithCharlesGibson Wed, 20 Feb 2008 18:56:32 +0000 admin 26364 at http://www.mrc.org Which Candidate Will Pay the Most for My Vote? http://www.mrc.org/commentary/which-candidate-will-pay-most-my-vote <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/amy-menefee">Amy Menefee</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     What’s messier and more shameless than candidates campaigning to save the economy? Media coverage of that economy – the one all the candidates want to “stimulate.” The media coverage that’s driving people’s votes.</p> <br /> <p >     Despite journalists and politicians’ gloomy outlook, two-thirds of Americans say their own finances are “secure,” according to a recent Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/which-candidate-will-pay-most-my-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Business and Media Institute 2008election economicstimulus economy governmentspending TheWashingtonPost Wed, 30 Jan 2008 16:40:23 +0000 admin 29738 at http://www.mrc.org