AlessandraStanley http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/522/all en Hearings Into Radical Islam Bring Accusations of 'McCarthyism,' Defense of CAIR http://www.mrc.org/articles/hearings-radical-islam-bring-accusations-mccarthyism-defense-cair <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Columnist Nicholas Kristof took the prize for most inane comment on Rep. Peter King&#039;s hearings: &quot;I&#039;m sure that at mosques around this country, especially the more radical mosques, this is going to be seen as one more evidence that people are picking on us.&quot; Doesn&#039;t the existence of &quot;radical mosques&quot; in itself justify the hearings? </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> Wrapping up coverage of Rep. Peter King's Congressional hearings Thursday on Islamic radicalism in the United States: <br /><br />The front-page New York Times story Friday on King's hearings strangely featured not a hard news story, but a quasi-review by television-beat reporter Alessandra Stanley, "<a target="" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/11/arts/television/at-muslim-hearing-finger-pointing-and-tears.html?_r=1&hp">Terror Hearing Puts Lawmakers in Harsh Light</a>."<br /><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/hearings-radical-islam-bring-accusations-mccarthyism-defense-cair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlessandraStanley BiasByOmission CAIR LaurieGoodstein liberalmediabias MuslimHearings NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias NicholasKristof PeterKing ScottShane SherylGayStolberg TimesWatch Fri, 11 Mar 2011 17:12:00 +0000 admin 197 at http://www.mrc.org Alessandra Loves CNN Liberal Turned 'This Week' Host Amanpour http://www.mrc.org/articles/alessandra-loves-cnn-liberal-turned-week-host-amanpour <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alessandra Stanley found CNN international reporter Christiane Amanpour &quot;direct and challenging&quot; in her first appearance hosting ABC&#039;s Sunday political roundtable discussion &quot;This Week.&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>Television reporter-critic Alessandra Stanley analyzed long-time CNN international correspondent Christiane Amanpour's first outing as host of ABC's Sunday morning political roundtable "This Week." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/alessandra-loves-cnn-liberal-turned-week-host-amanpour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch abc AlessandraStanley ChristianeAmanpour liberalmediabias NancyPelosi NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias ThisWeek TimesWatch Mon, 02 Aug 2010 18:52:00 +0000 admin 7742 at http://www.mrc.org Praise Keeps Rolling In for Obama's Health Care Address http://www.mrc.org/articles/praise-keeps-rolling-obamas-health-care-address <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Two Times reporters compare Obama&#039;s address to Congress with his speech about his pastor Jeremiah Wright, which the Times praised as the second coming of Lincoln. </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 praise just keeps rolling in for Obama's health care speech. In Adam Nagourney's Thursday "news analysis," "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/10/us/politics/10assess.html " target="_self">Making </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/10/us/politics/10assess.html ">the Case for Leadership, Not Just Health Care Legislation</a>," the paper's chief political correspondent argued the importance of Obama's health care address to Congress in showing he was not "another Jimmy Carter...a micromanager who perhaps was not ready to be the nation's chief executive." </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/praise-keeps-rolling-obamas-health-care-address" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AdamNagourney AlessandraStanley BarackObama congress healthcare JeremiahWright NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 10 Sep 2009 20:38:00 +0000 admin 7069 at http://www.mrc.org Public Editor Lets Alessandra Stanley Off the Hook a Little for Awful Cronkite Obit http://www.mrc.org/articles/public-editor-lets-alessandra-stanley-hook-little-awful-cronkite-obit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Clark Hoyt: &quot;The Times published an especially embarrassing correction on July 22, fixing seven errors in a single article - an appraisal of Walter Cronkite, the CBS anchorman famed for his meticulous reporting. The newspaper had wrong dates for historic events; gave incorrect information about Cronkite&#039;s work, his colleagues and his program&#039;s ratings; misstated the name of a news agency, and misspelled the name of a satellite.&quot; Yet Hoyt spread the blame around and didn&#039;t question why Stanley, with such a voluminous correction rate, is still reporting on television for the Times. </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">And that's the way it most definitely wasn't: Public Editor Clark Hoyt dealt with the paper's notoriously error-filled <a href="http://timeswatch.org/articles/2009/20090720154602.aspx">Walter Cronkite obituary </a>of July 18 by mistake-prone reporter Alessandra Stanley in his latest column, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/02/opinion/02pubed.html?_r=1" target="_self">How Did </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/02/opinion/02pubed.html?_r=1">This Happen?</a>" </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/public-editor-lets-alessandra-stanley-hook-little-awful-cronkite-obit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlessandraStanley ClarkHoyt Corrections NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org WalterCronkite Mon, 03 Aug 2009 19:18:00 +0000 admin 6988 at http://www.mrc.org Other Than That, the Story Was Accurate http://www.mrc.org/timeswatch/other-story-was-accurate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Plus: Savvy Health Care Predictions &amp; More Lies from the Swift Boat Vets </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> <b> <h3>Savvy Health Care Prognostication</h3></b><br />"In their heart of hearts, few in the Obama administration would have predicted late last year that they would be this well positioned by June to achieve a major victory on health care. As the economy faltered, and attention focused on Wall Street and Detroit, it seemed unthinkable that Congress would be ready to devote the summer of 2009 to the costly proposition of providing health coverage for all, a goal that has eluded presidents sinceTheodore Roosevelt." - <b>Lead to health</b> <b>reporter Kevin Sack's June 19 story.</b><br /><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/timeswatch/other-story-was-accurate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> TimesWatch AlessandraStanley healthcare KevinSack PaulKrugman Wed, 29 Jul 2009 19:04:00 +0000 admin 8145 at http://www.mrc.org Error-Prone Alessandra Keeps Corrections Box in Business With Cronkite Tribute http://www.mrc.org/articles/error-prone-alessandra-keeps-corrections-box-business-cronkite-tribute <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The latest correction to an Alessandra Stanley story ends on a note of exasperation: &quot;The earlier version also misstated the date of the first moon landing; it was July 20, 1969, not July 26. And it misspelled Telstar.&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>On a Cronkite-related note, TV-beat reporter Alessandra Stanley added to her <a href="http://www.mediabistro.com/fishbowlny/circulation/alessandra_stanleys_correction_rate_geraldo_and_counting_25859.asp " target="_self">already </a><a href="http://www.mediabistro.com/fishbowlny/circulation/alessandra_stanleys_correction_rate_geraldo_and_counting_25859.asp ">voluminous correction file</a>with her Cronkite tribute on the front of Saturday's Arts section, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/18/arts/television/18appraisal.html " target="_self">Cronkite's Signature Mix of Authority and Appr</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/error-prone-alessandra-keeps-corrections-box-business-cronkite-tribute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlessandraStanley Corrections Deaths Gaffes NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org WalterCronkite Mon, 20 Jul 2009 19:56:00 +0000 admin 6966 at http://www.mrc.org Presenting, for Your Confusion...Alessandra Stanley http://www.mrc.org/articles/presenting-your-confusionalessandra-stanley <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Stanley writes, and the world goes &quot;Huh?&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>And now, presenting TV-beat reporter Alessandra Stanley goofy<a href="http://tv.nytimes.com/2009/04/08/arts/television/08stan.html?_r="1" " target="_self"><i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">non sequitur</i> </a>of the week,which leadsoff her review oftwo new cop shows, "Southland" and "The Unusuals," on the front of Wednesday's Arts page: <img src= "http://mrc.org/Timeswatch/stillshots/2006/AlessStanley2.jpg" align="right" width="128" height="123" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/presenting-your-confusionalessandra-stanley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlessandraStanley FranklinRoosevelt Gaffes MickJagger NewYorkTimes NYTimes Television TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Wed, 08 Apr 2009 17:30:00 +0000 admin 6763 at http://www.mrc.org Did Bill Kristol Jump Or Was He Pushed? http://www.mrc.org/articles/did-bill-kristol-jump-or-was-he-pushed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Conservative writer Bill Kristol has filed his last column for the Times, ending a year as the lone voice of conservatism on the Times&#039; op-ed page. </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>Did Bill Kristol jump or was he pushed? </p><br /> <p>His liberal enemies and Times readers (lots of overlap there) will be happy to hear that conservative Bill Kristol, founder and editor of The Weekly Standard, has filed his last column for the Times. Since January 2008 he'd served as the op-ed page's lone voice of conservatism, but his contract was not renewed for another year. Kristol's Mondaycontribution, "Will Obama Save Liberalism?" featured this slug line: "This is William Kristol's last column." </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/did-bill-kristol-jump-or-was-he-pushed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlessandraStanley BillKristol Columnist Conservatives DoubleStandards MaureenDowd NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Mon, 26 Jan 2009 19:09:00 +0000 admin 6640 at http://www.mrc.org Stanley Again Gets Front-Page Treatment for Lightweight Anti-McCain Musings http://www.mrc.org/articles/stanley-again-gets-front-page-treatment-lightweight-anti-mccain-musings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alessandra Stanley: &quot;[McCain] smiled tightly when Mr. Obama spoke, perhaps under instruction from aides not to be grumpy as he attacked on multiple fronts. But viewers saw not the happy warrior so much as the harping warrior...&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"><a href="http://timeswatch.org/articles/2008/20080929151034.aspx " target="_self">Again</a>, the Times placed on its front page a breezy post-debate column by its TV-beat reporter Alessandra Stanley, smack in the middle of the paper's genuine news stories generated by the debate. </p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/stanley-again-gets-front-page-treatment-lightweight-anti-mccain-musings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlessandraStanley Campaign2008 FrontPage JohnMcCain NewYorkTimes NYTimes Placement PresidentialDebate TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 16 Oct 2008 18:08:00 +0000 admin 6482 at http://www.mrc.org On NYT's Front Page: "Cranky," Forgetful John McCain http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyts-front-page-cranky-forgetful-john-mccain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alessandra Stanley: &quot;[McCain] repeated that he had not been elected Miss Congeniality of the Senate - some viewers might have wondered if he had forgotten that he had already used that metaphor.&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">Alessandra Stanley's TV Watch analysis of the first presidential debate, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/27/us/politics/27watch.html?scp=1&sq=alessandra&st=cse" target="_self">Beyond</a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/27/us/politics/27watch.html?scp=1&sq=alessandra&st=cse"> Ideology, a Collision of Generations</a>," may have made Saturday's front-page, but it wasn't exactly crammed with hard news .After making subtle cracks about the "cranky" McCain's ageinappropriate for a front-page story in a national newspaper, Stanley concluded that McCainwa</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyts-front-page-cranky-forgetful-john-mccain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlessandraStanley Campaign2008 JohnMcCain NewYorkTimes NYTimes PresidentialDebate TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Mon, 29 Sep 2008 19:18:00 +0000 admin 6437 at http://www.mrc.org No Media Sexism Here, Says Alessandra Stanley http://www.mrc.org/articles/no-media-sexism-here-says-alessandra-stanley <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> But in June Stanley said that both Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama had endured &quot;antifeminist hazing.&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">No media sexism here, says the suddenly blasé TV critic Alessandra Stanley in "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/04/us/politics/04watch.html " target="_self">Ending a Dangerous Silence, Palin Confidently Makes Her Own Case</a>," her take on Wednesday night's Republican Convention speech by McCain's running mate Sarah Palin.</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/no-media-sexism-here-says-alessandra-stanley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlessandraStanley Campaign2008 DoubleStandards Feminism NewYorkTimes NYTimes RepublicanConvention SarahPalin TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 04 Sep 2008 16:47:00 +0000 admin 6381 at http://www.mrc.org Obama's Not in Kansas Anymore - And Never Was http://www.mrc.org/articles/obamas-not-kansas-anymore-and-never-was <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alessandra Stanley noted praise of &quot;Obama&#039;s hardscrabble Kansas roots,&quot; but Obama had never even been to his grandfather&#039;s hometown in Kansas until this year. </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">TV critic Alessandra Stanley <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/27/us/politics/27watch.html " target="_self">pondered </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/27/us/politics/27watch.html ">how </a>Hillary Clinton's "milestone" (first female near-presidential-nominee) was celebrated on Tuesday night while Barack Obama's own achievement(first black nominee) was muted.But some vague wording by Stanley left the false impression that Barack Obama grew up on the plains of Kansas.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/obamas-not-kansas-anymore-and-never-was" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlessandraStanley BarackObama Campaign2008 Gaffes Kansas NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Wed, 27 Aug 2008 17:06:00 +0000 admin 6357 at http://www.mrc.org Pro-Obama Bias? What Pro-Obama Bias? http://www.mrc.org/articles/pro-obama-bias-what-pro-obama-bias <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alessandra Stanley misses the obvious: &quot;But it&#039;s not pro-Obama bias in the news media that&#039;s driving the effusion of coverage, it&#039;s the news: Mr. Obama&#039;s weeklong tour of war zones and foreign capitals is noteworthy because it is so unusual to see a presidential candidate act so presidential overseas.&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">Times TV-beat reporter Alessandra Stanley's Wednesday"TV Watch" column covered the only thing that's been on the tube lately: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/23/us/politics/23watch.html?_r="1&oref=slogin" " target="_self">Obama Overseas! In </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/23/us/politics/23watch.html?_r="1&oref=slogin" ">Presidential Mode! Back Home, It's McCain in a Golf Cart</a>." <img src= "http://mrc.org/Timeswatch/stillshots/2006/AlessStanley1.jpg" align="right" width="128" height="123" /></p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/pro-obama-bias-what-pro-obama-bias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlessandraStanley BarackObama Campaign2008 NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Wed, 23 Jul 2008 16:25:00 +0000 admin 6298 at http://www.mrc.org Stanley Says ERA Failure Reduced GOP Spouses to Passive Housewives http://www.mrc.org/articles/stanley-says-era-failure-reduced-gop-spouses-passive-housewives <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What? &quot;...as the Equal Rights Amendment faded as a cause and conservatism made a comeback, Republican spouses became ever more careful to stay three steps behind their men and the times.&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">Reporter Alessandra Stanley watched Michelle Obama's performance as co-host of the morning chat panel "The View" for her Thursday "TV Watch" report, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/19/us/politics/19watch.html?scp=" target=_self ? 1&sq='alessandra&st=nyt"'>Michelle Obama </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/19/us/politics/19watch.html?scp=" ?</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/stanley-says-era-failure-reduced-gop-spouses-passive-housewives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch "EqualRightsAmendment "TheView AlessandraStanley Campaign2008 CindyMcCai MichelleObama NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 19 Jun 2008 20:30:00 +0000 admin 6232 at http://www.mrc.org Danger! Danger! Alessandra Stanley Attempts a Simile http://www.mrc.org/articles/danger-danger-alessandra-stanley-attempts-simile <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;And like the Sci Fi series, Mr. McCain, with occasional puckishness, can tap in to voters&#039; darkest fears of terrorist aggression and apocalyptic doom.&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>Alessandra Stanley, reporter on the TV beat, frames the 2008 presidential campaign in her own inimitable way in the lead story of the special Emmy section of Sunday's paper, terming the Barack-Hillarycontest the hit of the season in "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/08/arts/artsspecial/08stan.html?scp=" target=_self ? 2&sq='galactica&st=cse"'>No </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/08/arts/artsspecial/08stan.html?scp=" ?</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/danger-danger-alessandra-stanley-attempts-simile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlessandraStanley BarackObama BattlestarGalactica Campaign2008 Gaffes HillaryClinton JohnMcCain NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Wed, 11 Jun 2008 16:02:00 +0000 admin 6215 at http://www.mrc.org