Jewelry http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/731/all en 'The Blingriches': NBC Continues to Hit Gingrich and Wife Over Tiffany's Jewelry Debt http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/blingriches-nbc-continues-hit-gingrich-and-wife-over-tiffanys-jewelry-debt <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-05-26-NBC-TDAY-Blingriches.jpg" /></div><p> On Thursday's NBC Today, senior investigative correspondent Lisa Myers kept up the attack on Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich for having a line of credit with the jeweler Tiffany's five years ago: "Gingrich has always described himself as frugal and fiscally conservative, which is why this story about a huge line of credit at Tiffany's just won't go away."<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/blingriches-nbc-continues-hit-gingrich-and-wife-over-tiffanys-jewelry-debt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert Campaign2012 debt Jewelry liberalmediabias LisaMyers NBC NewtGingrich Today Thu, 26 May 2011 18:44:00 +0000 37740 at http://www.mrc.org Stolberg's Front-Page Fixation on Ging's Bling http://www.mrc.org/articles/stolbergs-front-page-fixation-gings-bling <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Isn&#039;t that up to outlets like the Times? &quot;What matters, they say, is that the Tiffany story is sticking to Mr. Gingrich, helping to define - or perhaps redefine - him in the critical early days of his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.&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> Will Newt Gingrich's big credit line at Tiffany's define his 2012 Republican presidential run? The Times seems to hope so. Wednesday's front page "Political Memo" by Sheryl Gay Stolberg on Gingrich's credit line was bejeweled with a headline that sounded like a liberal wish: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/25/us/politics/25gingrich.html?hp" target="_self">All That Glitters May Redefine Run by Gingrich</a>." <br /><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/stolbergs-front-page-fixation-gings-bling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign2012 Jewelry liberalmediabias NewtGingrich NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias SherylGayStolberg Tiffany's TimesWatch Wed, 25 May 2011 18:32:00 +0000 admin 328 at http://www.mrc.org 'Today': Pawn Shop's Business Indicates 'Bust Economy' http://www.mrc.org/articles/today-pawn-shops-business-indicates-bust-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 >     Journalists have announced all sorts of interesting indicators (like <a href="http://businessandmedia.org/articles/2008/20080530090549.aspx" />Spam sales</a>) that show an economy in the tank, especially when real indicators show continued growth and stabilization. On June 2, the NBC “Today” show turned to pawn shops.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/today-pawn-shops-business-indicates-bust-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Trade broker cash consignment fast Jewelry Loan money pawn paycheck Recession sale sell shop title Mon, 02 Jun 2008 16:34:32 +0000 admin 26149 at http://www.mrc.org