Poland http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/5206/all en Media Yawn at Obama and Biden Snubbing Auschwitz Anniversary; Mocked Cheney’s Appearance in 2005 http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/media-yawn-obama-and-biden-snubbing-auschwitz-anniversary-mocked-cheneys-appearance-2005 <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and, naturally, the event attracted plenty of media coverage.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/media-yawn-obama-and-biden-snubbing-auschwitz-anniversary-mocked-cheneys-appearance-2005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama Bias by Omission cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley CNN Conservatives and Republicans Dick Cheney Double Standard Holocaust Joe Biden Liberals & Democrats MSNBC NBC News NBC Nightly News New York Times Poland President Barack Obama President Obama The Washington Post World News Tonight Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:40:26 +0000 curtis.houck 48107 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Focus on Romney “Gaffes” in 86% of Coverage of Trip Abroad http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/networks-focus-romney-gaffes-86-coverage-trip-abroad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gave Obama Free Pass in 2008 </div> </div> </div> <p>ALEXANDRIA, Va. --- The Media Research Center has released a new analysis of the 21 ABC, CBS and NBC evening news stories about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's trip to London, Israel and Poland between July 25 and July 31. The report’s findings are absolutely staggering. 18 of the 21 stories emphasized Romney’s perceived gaffes. That’s 86%!</p> <p>Their analysis also found that:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/networks-focus-romney-gaffes-86-coverage-trip-abroad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division abc brent bozell cbs Israel London Mitt Romney NBC Poland President Obama Fri, 03 Aug 2012 11:58:29 +0000 mrc.marketing 40793 at http://www.mrc.org Heckling Romney Abroad http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/heckling-romney-abroad <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> Mitt Romney might have thought it was eminently sensible in an NBC interview in London to repeat exactly what the TV networks had already reported on security at the London Olympics, namely, that there was room for concern.</p> <p> Romney succeeded only in demonstrating how unbelievably shameless and partisan our “objective” media can be. The networks and national newspapers aggressively declared Romney had committed a diplomatic fiasco overseas and repeated London tabloid headlines heckling Romney with insults, such as “Mitt the Twit.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/heckling-romney-abroad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Great Britain Israel Mitt Romney Poland Fri, 03 Aug 2012 17:47:59 +0000 tim.graham 40796 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Absurdly Claims Romney Aide's Outburst Was 'Sort of' 'Unprovoked' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-absurdly-claims-romney-aides-outburst-was-sort-unprovoked <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/2012-07-31-CNN-Acosta-Vitriol.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN excused reporters for shouting questions that could have passed for heckling outside a sacred site in Poland, but ripped a Mitt Romney aide for responding by cursing at them. On Thursday morning, CNN's Jim Acosta dismissed any controversy over the loaded questions in a completely self-righteous narrative.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-absurdly-claims-romney-aides-outburst-was-sort-unprovoked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Election 2012 Jim Acosta Mitt Romney Poland Tue, 31 Jul 2012 21:22:35 +0000 matt.hadro 40774 at http://www.mrc.org Romney Aide Admonishes Rude Reporters, NBC Treats it as a Gaffe http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/romney-aide-admonishes-rude-reporters-nbc-treats-it-gaffe <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 Tuesday's NBC Today, campaign correspondent Peter Alexander attempted to spin bad behavior by reporters covering Mitt Romney's trip to Poland as a new controversy for the presidential campaign: "This morning, after <strong>reporters tried to shout questions to Romney while he left a plaza near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier....A campaign spokesman angrily intervened....The spokesman later called reporters to apologize."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-07-31-NBC-TDAY-Alexander.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/romney-aide-admonishes-rude-reporters-nbc-treats-it-gaffe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Campaign 2012 Mitt Romney NBC Peter Alexander Poland Today Tue, 31 Jul 2012 15:41:42 +0000 kyle.drennen 40767 at http://www.mrc.org Reporter Uses Poland's Tragedy to Deride 'Crass' Post-Communist Capitalism http://www.mrc.org/articles/reporter-uses-polands-tragedy-deride-crass-post-communist-capitalism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times&#039; Eastern Europe correspondent Dan Bilefsky can&#039;t deal with the &quot;crass commercialism&quot; taking over Europe after the fall of Communism: &quot;Learning the lessons of capitalism; profit nudges grief aside.&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> <p>Eastern Europe correspondent Dan Bilefsky seems obliged to make <a href="/TimesWatch/Articles/2009/20090805124345.aspx">anti-capitalist cracks</a> whenever <a href="/timeswatch/articles/2010/20100316121805.aspx">he can fit them in</a>, and did not falter on Thursday. Writing from Warsaw, Bilefsky used the plane crash death of Poland's President Lech Kaczynski to mourn "crass commercialism" in Poland: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/15/world/europe/15poland.html?scp=2&amp;sq=Dan%20Bilefsky%20&amp;st=cse">Vendors Turns Poland's Calamity Into an Opportunity</a>." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/reporter-uses-polands-tragedy-deride-crass-post-communist-capitalism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch capitalism Communism DanBilefsky LechKaczynski liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Poland TimesWatch Thu, 15 Apr 2010 13:25:00 +0000 admin 7504 at http://www.mrc.org Poland's 'Daughters of Capitalism' Sign of Post-Communist 'Moral Decadence' http://www.mrc.org/articles/polands-daughters-capitalism-sign-post-communist-moral-decadence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In one of many ideologically loaded sentences in his story from Warsaw, reporter Dan Bilefsky claimed the movie Mall Girls&quot; has provoked a national debate about moral decadence in this conservative, predominantly Catholic country, 20 years after the fall of Communism. Were things better under the repressive Soviet-installed regime? Bilefsky doesn&#039;t say. </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>Dan Bilefsky's Tuesday "Warsaw Journal," "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/05/world/europe/05iht-mall.html?scp=2&amp;sq=bilefsky&amp;st=cse">Dark Film on Teenagers Echoes From Mall to Church</a>," used a Polish movie to heap blame on capitalism and the Catholic Church "20 years after the fall of Communism."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/polands-daughters-capitalism-sign-post-communist-moral-decadence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch CatholicChurch Communism DanBilefsky liberalmediabias Movies NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Poland TimesWatch Tue, 16 Mar 2010 16:07:00 +0000 admin 7432 at http://www.mrc.org A "Widening Witch Hunt" for Communist Informers in Poland http://www.mrc.org/articles/widening-witch-hunt-communist-informers-poland <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Extremely biased, and not even close to the truth - the Polish bishop, Stanislaw Wielgus, has already admitted to collaborating with the Communist secret police. </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">Reporter Craig Smith wrote Friday on the uproar over the Catholic clergyman who admitted collaborating with Communist authorities during the era of Soviet dominion over Poland ("<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/06/world/europe/06poland.html " target="_self">Ties to Communist Secret Police Snare Polish Bishop</a>").</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/widening-witch-hunt-communist-informers-poland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Communism CraigSmith LabelingBias NewYorkTimes NYTimes Poland SovietUnion TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Wed, 10 Jan 2007 21:14:00 +0000 admin 5375 at http://www.mrc.org