Oklahoma http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/465/all en NY Times Fawns Over Bill Nye: ‘Warrior for Science’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-fawns-over-bill-nye-warrior-science <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Scientific critics of Nye’s climate claims get no attention in Times profile of activist ‘Science Guy.’ </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Bill Nye got the “rock star” treatment from The New York Times on June 17. John Schwartz’s glowing 1,512-word profile of “The Science Guy” described Nye as a “warrior for science,” and<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/18/science/bill-nye-firebrand-for-science-is-a-big-man-on-campus.html?pagewanted=all&amp;src=ISMR_AP_LO_MST_FB&amp;gwh=CB98C38217CD1749E8055AA085902080&amp;_r=0"> “Springsteen of the nerds.”</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-fawns-over-bill-nye-warrior-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media Bill Nye Climate Change Global Warming Joe Bastardi john schwartz marc morano Moore Oklahoma Oklahoma Roger Pielke Jr. the New York Times the science guy Tornadoes warrior for science Weather Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:46:57 +0000 julia.seymour 43844 at http://www.mrc.org Gayle King to Tom Coburn: Deficit-Neutral Disaster Relief Risks 'Alienating Your Constituents' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/gayle-king-tom-coburn-deficit-neutral-disaster-relief-risks-alienating-your-constituents <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 style="float: right; margin: 1px;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2013-05-22-CBS-King_large.JPG" height="133" width="240" />On Wednesday's <em>CBS This Morning</em>, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/obama-donor-gayle-king-acclaims-romney-binder-remark-its-going-be-joke-keeps-giving">open Obama supporter</a> Gayle King strongly hinted to Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn that he would face voter backlash for seeking cuts in the federal budget to pay for tornado disaster relief: "You voted against relief plans for Hurricane Sandy, and it sou</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/gayle-king-tom-coburn-deficit-neutral-disaster-relief-risks-alienating-your-constituents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Budget cbs CBS This Morning Gayle King Oklahoma Tom Coburn tornado Thu, 23 May 2013 00:13:51 +0000 matthew.balan 43654 at http://www.mrc.org Krugman: U.S. Students 'Could Learn A Little Bit' From Violent Riots in UK, France http://www.mrc.org/articles/krugman-us-students-could-learn-little-bit-violent-riots-uk-france <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Talking to the University of Oklahoma&#039;s student newspaper, did Paul Krugman, respected economist turned partisan liberal columnist, really suggest American college students start rioting about public spending cuts like they did in Britain and France? &quot;Well, you know, maybe we could learn a little bit from British students or French students who actually demonstrated against these cuts.&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> It's not quite leftist academic <a target="" href="/timeswatch/articles/2011/20110124032442.aspx">Frances Fox Piven</a> calling for violent Greece-style riots in America. But in an <a target="" href="http://www.oudaily.com/news/2011/feb/23/q-paul-krugman/">interview</a> with the University of Oklahoma's student newspaper (he was in town February 22 for a talk), Paul Krugman, respected economist turned partisan liberal columnist, suggested American college students should pick up some tips from students in London and Paris about fighting public spending cuts.<br /><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/krugman-us-students-could-learn-little-bit-violent-riots-uk-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BudgetCuts England France liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Oklahoma PaulKrugman Riots TimesWatch Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:13:00 +0000 admin 172 at http://www.mrc.org An Extremely Slanted Piece on Oklahoma's Strike Against 'Shariah' Law http://www.mrc.org/articles/extremely-slanted-piece-oklahomas-strike-against-shariah-law <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> James McKinley Jr.&#039;s hostile, slanted story on a pre-emptive strike by &quot;archconservatives&quot; and &quot;right-wing Republican lawmakers&quot; against shariah law in Oklahoma brought up faulty arguments against the measure while challenging its premises: &quot;But many Muslims said they were more worried about the anti-Muslim mood that fueled the amendment&#039;s passage. The vote here follows the controversy over a Christian pastor&#039;s aborted plan to burn Korans in Florida and the opposition to an Islamic community center near ground zero in Manhattan.&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>Reporter James McKinley Jr., who last garnered the <a href="/timeswatch/articles/2010/20100917111406.aspx">Times Watch spotlight</a> for cheering on the Democratic candidate for governor of Texas, returns on Monday with a dismissive story on a ballot measure in Oklahoma, a pre-emptive ban on implementation of Muslim shariah law in the state: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/15/us/15oklahoma.html?_r=1&amp;hpw=&amp;pagewanted=all">Oklahoma Surprise: Islam as an Election Issue - Ballot Measure on Shariah Law Fueled a Political Clash</a>." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/extremely-slanted-piece-oklahomas-strike-against-shariah-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch CAIR DoubleStandards Islam JamesMcKinleyJr. LabelingBias liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Oklahoma Religion ShariaLaw TimesWatch Mon, 15 Nov 2010 19:14:00 +0000 admin 7937 at http://www.mrc.org Kos Article Says Number of Abortions May be 'Too Low' http://www.mrc.org/articles/kos-article-says-number-abortions-may-be-too-low <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/sarah-knoploh">Sarah Knoploh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >April 28 was apparently Abortion Uber Alles day at the liberal Web site Daily Kos. Aimee Thorne-Thomsen of the <strong>Pro-Choice Public Education Project</strong><b > </b>stated that the number of women who receive abortions is “too low” in “<a href="http://www.rhrealitycheck.org/blog/2010/04/26/safe-legal-rare-another-perspective" />Keep Abortions Safe and Legal? Yes. Make it Rare?</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/kos-article-says-number-abortions-may-be-too-low" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Abortion Kos Oklahoma Thu, 29 Apr 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 29057 at http://www.mrc.org Conservatives Are Doomed, This Time in...Utah? http://www.mrc.org/articles/conservatives-are-doomed-time-inutah <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kirk Johnson sees the death of conservatism in the repeal of a Utah liquor law and celebrates the state&#039;s moderate GOP governor Jon Huntsman Jr. </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>Uncovering secret moderation among Western conservative yokels in the age of Obama is becoming a specialty of Western-based reporter Kirk Johnson. On Inauguration Day, Johnson wrote in condescending fashion about the "<a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2009/20090120124844.aspx " target="_self">orderly phalanx marching behind Mr. McCain</a>" in Oklahoma, which had the bad taste to give McCain his largest margin of victory of any state. Still, there was hope even for the Okies, as "that staunchly Republican, conservative Oklahoma is harder to find now."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/conservatives-are-doomed-time-inutah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlcoholLaws BarackObama JonHuntsmanJr. KirkJohnson LabelingBias NewYorkTimes NYTimes Oklahoma TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Utah Mon, 16 Mar 2009 21:01:00 +0000 admin 6724 at http://www.mrc.org There's Even Hope for Pro-McCain Oklahoma http://www.mrc.org/articles/theres-even-hope-pro-mccain-oklahoma <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kirk Johnson: &quot;Not a single county in Oklahoma stirred from the orderly phalanx marching behind Mr. McCain, the senator from Arizona who was the Republican nominee....But that staunchly Republican, conservative Oklahoma is harder to find now.&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 style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Republican John McCain made his best electoral showing in Oklahoma, winning the state by 66%-34%. Reporter Kirk Johnson, who finds <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2004/1018.asp#7 " target="_self">right-wingers </a>wherever he goes on his Midwest beat, can't seem to get his mind around the fact that some places didn't fall in line behind Barack Obama in 2008, and implicitly chides the "staunchly Republican, conservative" state for marching in an "orderly phalanx" behind McCain.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/theres-even-hope-pro-mccain-oklahoma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BarackObama Campaign2008 JohnMcCain KirkJohnston LabelingBias NewYorkTimes NYTimes Oklahoma TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Tue, 20 Jan 2009 17:54:00 +0000 admin 6631 at http://www.mrc.org First Reaction: Liberal Journalists Blamed Conservative Pols And Talk Radio For Oklahoma Mass Murder http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/first-reaction-liberal-journalists-blamed-conservative-pols-and-talk-radio-oklah <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SMEARS &amp; PARTISAN INNUENDO IN WAKE OF &#039;95 BOMBING </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> </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/quick0607.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1112239" title="quick0607.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><span class="normal"> </span><span class="normal">Barring a last-minute court win, Timothy McVeigh will die Monday because he killed 168 men, women and children on April 19, 1995. In the days and weeks after McVeigh's murderous attack, some liberal journalists used his Oklahoma City bombing as an opportunity to take cheap political shots at mainstream conservatives and talk radio hosts. Recall: </span> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/first-reaction-liberal-journalists-blamed-conservative-pols-and-talk-radio-oklah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division clanormal liberal Oklahoma Thu, 07 Jun 2001 04:00:00 +0000 admin 2706 at http://www.mrc.org