MSNBC http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/899/all en Hyping Hillary's Vacuous Launch; Already Touting Her "Great Message" http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/hyping-hillarys-vacuous-launch-already-touting-her-great-message <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 28, No. 8 </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://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/April202015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=493781" title="April202015.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Gleefully Hyping Hillary’s Vacuous Campaign Launch</strong></h3><p><br /><span style="float: right;"><img style="margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2015/april/HillaryAnnounces.jpg" width="300" /></span> “She’s in! Hillary Clinton makes it official....Twitter, lighting up with the announcement. Check this out: retweeted three million times the first hour, trending number one across the globe.”<br /><strong>— Anchor Tom Llamas on ABC’s <em>World News Tonight</em>, April 12.</strong><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/hyping-hillarys-vacuous-launch-already-touting-her-great-message" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc Chipotle CNN consevatives Hillary Clinton Liberals Marco Rubio MSNBC NBC Racism Rand Paul Republicans Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:34:47 +0000 rich.noyes 48714 at http://mrc.org MSNBC’s Harris-Perry: Abortion a ‘Basic Core Skill’ for Med Students http://mrc.org/articles/msnbcs-harris-perry-abortion-basic-core-skill-med-students <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Host wants med students to learn abortion. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Hippocratic Oath be damned. Abortion schooling is a must for physicians, according to one MSNBC host.&nbsp; </p><p>During her MSNBC’s <i>Lean Forward</i> on April 11, host Melissa Harris-Perry questioned Physicians for Reproductive&nbsp;Health’s Dr. Anne Davis on a North Carolina bill that would prohibit the “basic core skill” of abortion at state medical schools. The two described abortion education as a “core part” or a “core skill” <i>five times</i> during the five-minute seventeen-second interview.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/msnbcs-harris-perry-abortion-basic-core-skill-med-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education Health Life Politics Abortion Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:48:33 +0000 mike.ciandella 48672 at http://mrc.org The Media vs. the "Radical," "Right-Wing," "Scary," "Dangerous," and "Slimy" Ted Cruz http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/media-vs-radical-right-wing-scary-dangerous-and-slimy-ted-cruz <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 28, No. 7 </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://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/April62015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=332665" title="April62015.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Slamming “Hardline” “Right-Wing” Ted Cruz</strong></h3><p><br /><span style="float: right;"><img style="margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2015/march/2015-03-24-ABC-GMA-KarlCruz.JPG" width="300" /></span></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/media-vs-radical-right-wing-scary-dangerous-and-slimy-ted-cruz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc cbs Chris Matthews Elizabeth Warren Indiana Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC NBC religious freedom Ted Cruz Fri, 03 Apr 2015 19:42:02 +0000 rich.noyes 48603 at http://mrc.org Rampaging Against Republican 'Traitors,' and Do the Media Really Hate Hillary Clinton? http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/rampaging-against-republican-traitors-and-do-media-really-hate-hillary-clinton <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://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/March232015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=375447" title="March232015.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Media Haters vs. Hillary Clinton</strong></h3><p><br /><span style="float: right;"><img style="margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2015/march/HillaryPress.JPG" width="300" /></span> “Early in 2016 Race, Clinton’s Toughest Foe Appears to Be the News Media”<br /><strong>— Headline over <em>New York Times</em> reporter Patrick Healy’s March 12 story.</strong><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/rampaging-against-republican-traitors-and-do-media-really-hate-hillary-clinton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu cbs Christiane Amanpour Chuck Todd CNN Hillary Clinton Iran MSNBC NBC New York Times Republicans Scott Pelley Tom Cotton Fri, 20 Mar 2015 21:15:21 +0000 rich.noyes 48511 at http://mrc.org Media Fury Over Criticism of Obama; Acknowledging a "Huge Double Standard" http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/media-fury-over-criticism-obama-acknowledging-huge-double-standard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 28, No. 5 </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://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/March92015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=351514" title="March92015.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Outraged by Giuliani’s Criticism of Obama</strong></h3><p></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/media-fury-over-criticism-obama-acknowledging-huge-double-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama bias cbs Chris Matthews double-standards Hillary Clinton media MSNBC NBC politics Rudy Giuliani Sun, 08 Mar 2015 12:15:15 +0000 rich.noyes 48394 at http://mrc.org Amidst NBC News Shakeup, MRC's Brent Bozell Asks: Will New Leadership Make Any Difference? http://mrc.org/press-releases/amidst-nbc-news-shakeup-mrcs-brent-bozell-asks-will-new-leadership-make-any-differenc <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/NBCAndrewLack.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 2px;" width="300" height="175" />RESTON, VA – Media Research Center President Brent Bozell issued the following statement after it was announced that NBCUniversal is shaking up its news division in the wake of a string of embarrassing scandals that have culminated in its suspension of Brian Williams, anchor of <em>NBC Nightly News</em>. For several years, NBC News has been plagued with controversy and ineptitude.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/press-releases/amidst-nbc-news-shakeup-mrcs-brent-bozell-asks-will-new-leadership-make-any-differenc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases Andrew Lack brent bozell Brian Williams MSNBC NBC Pat Fili-Krushel Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:05:17 +0000 kyle.drennen 48391 at http://mrc.org MSNBC, Post, Other Media Still Link Snowfall to Global Warming http://mrc.org/articles/msnbc-post-other-media-still-link-snowfall-global-warming <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2015 winter storms frequently linked by journalists to ‘manmade climate change.’ </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/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Throughout the harsh winter of 2015, news media and TV talk shows continued to connect global warming and “manmade climate change” to blizzards and snowstorms, in spite of scientific disagreement.</p> <p>Leading up to the latest snowstorm, the media doubled down on the assertion they have making for months that even winter weather can be blamed on climate change. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/msnbc-post-other-media-still-link-snowfall-global-warming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Energy Climate Change Global Warming MSNBC Snow Weather Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:58:00 +0000 dan.gainor 48382 at http://mrc.org Delaying Obama’s Amnesty = Putting History on Hold http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/delaying-obamas-amnesty-putting-history-hold <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 28, No. 4 </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://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/February232015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=298685" title="February232015.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Delaying Obama’s Amnesty = Putting History on Hold</strong></h3><p><br /><span style="float: right;"><img style="margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2015/february/HoltImmigration.JPG" width="300" /></span>“The showdown over immigration takes a dramatic turn: A last-minute ruling dashes American dreams for millions of families under the threat of deportation.”<br /><strong>— Fill-in anchor Lester Holt opening the <em>NBC Nightly News</em>, February 17.</strong><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/delaying-obamas-amnesty-putting-history-hold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division Brian Williams cbs Chris Matthews Climate Change CNN immigration Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC Muslims NBC Racism Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:49:50 +0000 rich.noyes 48289 at http://mrc.org Advising GOP to Ditch Conservatives; 'Republicans Have a Problem with Science' http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/advising-gop-ditch-conservatives-republicans-have-problem-science <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 28, No. 3 </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://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/Feb92015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=434342" title="Feb92015.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Helpful Journalists Advise GOP to Ditch Conservatives</strong></h3><p><br /><span style="float: right;"><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/132384" width="300" height="169" frameborder="0"></iframe></span> “Republicans should stay out of Iowa altogether. What happens to them is that they get pushed so far to the right in those venues that it gives them a terrible time in the general election.”<br /><strong>— Cokie Roberts on ABC’s <em>This Week</em>, January 25.</strong><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/advising-gop-ditch-conservatives-republicans-have-problem-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama cbs Chris Matthews CNN Conservatives George Stephanopoulos Liberals MSNBC NBC New York Times race Religion Republicans Scott Pelley Sun, 08 Feb 2015 13:18:50 +0000 rich.noyes 48185 at http://mrc.org Salon’s Walsh: ‘Parents Owning Children is Staple of Right-Wing Rhetoric’ http://mrc.org/articles/salons-walsh-parents-owning-children-staple-right-wing-rhetoric <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Liberal journalists slam Rand Paul for saying government doesn’t own children. </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/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/132645" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p>After a nationwide outbreak of Measles and other formerly-eradicated diseases have made a comeback, largely due to internet-driven fear mongering about a disproved link between autism and vaccines, a national discussion on whether vaccinations should be mandated by government or parents should have the right to opt-out has ensued.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/salons-walsh-parents-owning-children-staple-right-wing-rhetoric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Government Health Politics anti-vaccination MSNBC parents Tue, 03 Feb 2015 18:30:16 +0000 mike.ciandella 48146 at http://mrc.org MSNBC Host Scolds McCain for Calling Anti-War Protesters 'Scum' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-host-scolds-mccain-calling-anti-war-protesters-scum <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>Even as his fellow <em>Morning Joe</em> co-hosts praised John McCain on Friday for denouncing Code Pink anti-war protesters who attempted to disrupt a Senate hearing <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2015/01/29/mccain-get-out-of-here-you-low-life-scum/" target="_blank">as "low-life sum,"</a> MSNBC's Thomas Roberts lectured the Republican Senator for shutting down the intruders: <strong>"If people want to show up and protest, right? They should be allowed to hear their voices.</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-host-scolds-mccain-calling-anti-war-protesters-scum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Capitol Hill Code Pink John McCain Morning Joe MSNBC Thomas Roberts Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:31:50 +0000 kyle.drennen 48132 at http://mrc.org Networks Continue to Show No Interest in Covering Senate’s Passage of Keystone Pipeline http://mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-continue-show-no-interest-covering-senates-passage-keystone-pipeline <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>The nation’s major broadcast networks continued their blackout on Friday morning of not covering the U.S. Senate’s&nbsp;<a target="_blank" href="http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jan/29/senate-approves-building-keystone-pipeline/" data-cke-saved-href="http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jan/29/senate-approves-building-keystone-pipeline/">passage</a>&nbsp;of the Keystone XL oil pipeline with zero mentions on their morning newscasts.</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://mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-continue-show-no-interest-covering-senates-passage-keystone-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Alisyn Camerota Bias by Omission cbs CBS This Morning CNN congress Conservatives and Republicans Fox and Friends Fox News Channel Good Morning America Howard Dean John Heilemann Katty Kay keystone keystone pipeline keystone xl Liberals & Democrats Morning Joe MSNBC NBC News New Day Senate Today Show Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:49:26 +0000 curtis.houck 48131 at http://mrc.org Andrea Mitchell: White House 'Furious' Netanyahu Speaking to Congress; 'A Really Bad Idea' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-white-house-furious-netanyahu-speaking-congress-really-bad-idea <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 her Thursday MSNBC show, host Andrea Mitchell was aghast at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreeing to speak before a joint session of Congress during an upcoming U.S. visit without consulting the Obama administration: <strong>"The White House is furious, furious at Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu and also a little bit angry at Speaker Boehner for inviting Netanyahu to speak before Congress, to a joint meeting of Congress without even consulting the administration – protocol would dictate that."</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-white-house-furious-netanyahu-speaking-congress-really-bad-idea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Reports Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu congress Israel MSNBC Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:04:23 +0000 kyle.drennen 48129 at http://mrc.org NBC's Mohyeldin Asserts Real American Sniper a 'Racist' Who Went on 'Killing Sprees' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-mohyeldin-asserts-real-american-sniper-racist-who-went-killing-sprees <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/jeffrey-meyer">Jeffrey Meyer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>During an appearance on Thursday's&nbsp;<em>Morning Joe</em>, Ayman Mohyeldin, NBC News foreign correspondent, make some highly controversial remarks about the Academy Award nominated film <em>American Sniper.</em> </p><p>Speaking to the MSNBC panel, Mohyeldin proclaimed that "people have described his [Chris Kyle] racist tendencies towards Iraqis and Muslims when he was going on some of these, you know, killing sprees in Iraq."</p><p style="text-align: center;"><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/132511" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><div class='signature'><p>— Jeffrey Meyer is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/JeffreyPMeyer" target="_blank">Follow Jeffrey Meyer on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-mohyeldin-asserts-real-american-sniper-racist-who-went-killing-sprees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division American Sniper Ayman Mohyeldin Morning Joe MSNBC Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:07:20 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 48124 at http://mrc.org Washington Post's Milbank: Obama on Track to Be As Popular As Reagan http://mrc.org/biasalerts/washington-posts-milbank-obama-track-be-popular-reagan <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 MSNBC's <em>PoliticsNation</em> on Tuesday, host Al Sharpton touted liberal <em>Washington Post</em> columnist Dana Milbank making a "bold prediction" about the remainder of Barack Obama's presidency: <strong>"...you wrote, quote, 'If the economy continues on its current trajectory, as most expect, he'll leave office a popular president and leave the 2016 Democratic nominee with a relatively easy past to victory.'"</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/washington-posts-milbank-obama-track-be-popular-reagan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division approval rating Barack Obama Dana Milbank MSNBC PoliticsNation Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:06:47 +0000 kyle.drennen 48119 at http://mrc.org