Bloggers http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/956/all en Journalists Warned by NY Times: Beware of Conservative Bloggers Targeting You http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/journalists-warned-ny-times-beware-conservative-bloggers-targeting-you <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>New York Times media reporter Jeremy Peters issued a warning to young journalists on Wednesday's front page, '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/31/business/media/campaign-reporters-are-younger-and-cheaper.html?sq=jeremy%20peters&st=cse&scp=1&pagewanted=all">Covering 2012, Youths on the Bus</a>': There are partisan bloggers out there who are out to embarrass mainstream journalists. Ironic, given that mainstream journalists have been doing just that to conservative politicians for decades.</p> <p> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/journalists-warned-ny-times-beware-conservative-bloggers-targeting-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert Bloggers JeremyPeters liberalmediabias MainstreamMedia NewYorkTimes Wed, 31 Aug 2011 21:18:00 +0000 38102 at http://www.mrc.org Journalists Warned: Beware of Conservative Bloggers Who Will Target You http://www.mrc.org/articles/journalists-warned-beware-conservative-bloggers-who-will-target-you <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Welcome to the club. Jeremy Peters reports: &quot;Preparing journalists to cover the presidential campaign these days is also an exercise in indiscretion management. In the new dynamic of campaigns, reporters themselves are targets both of political strategists as well as other journalists and bloggers....Some reporters have even found their personal e-mails leaked and used against them. David Weigel, now a columnist for Slate, was pressured into leaving his job at The Washington Post last year after he attacked conservatives in private messages that found their way to a right-leaning Web site, The Daily Caller.&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>Times media reporter Jeremy Peters issued a warning to young journalists on Wednesday's front page, '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/31/business/media/campaign-reporters-are-younger-and-cheaper.html?sq=jeremy%20peters&st=cse&scp=1&pagewanted=all">Covering 2012, Youths on the Bus</a>': There are partisan bloggers out there who are out to embarrass mainstream journalists. Ironic, given that mainstream journalists have been doing just that to conservative politicians for decades.</p> <p> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/journalists-warned-beware-conservative-bloggers-who-will-target-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Media Bloggers Campaign2012 DavidWeigel JamesO'Keefe JeremyPeters Journalists liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Wed, 31 Aug 2011 18:14:00 +0000 admin 506 at http://www.mrc.org Whoopi Goldberg Decries Fact-Challenged Bloggers, But Spreads Misinformation Herself on the View http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/whoopi-goldberg-decries-fact-challenged-bloggers-spreads-misinformation-herself-view <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-11-19-ABC-TV-Goldberg.jpg" /></div><p>Appearing as a guest on Saturday's Huckabee show on FNC, Whoopi Goldberg - co-host of ABC's The View - complained that bloggers disseminate inaccurate information about her without the need to "fact check," and that "they poop on you and they walk away." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/whoopi-goldberg-decries-fact-challenged-bloggers-spreads-misinformation-herself-view" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert BillO'Reilly Bloggers FNC GroundZeroMosque huckabee liberalmediabias TheView WhoopiGoldberg Sun, 21 Nov 2010 18:06:00 +0000 36987 at http://www.mrc.org Paul Krugman on the JournoList? It Would Explain a Lot http://www.mrc.org/articles/paul-krugman-journolist-it-would-explain-lot <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Times Watch has long marveled at how quickly economist and columnist Paul Krugman become a reliable purveyor of talking points from the leftist blogosphere. Turns out he was subscribed to JournoList, the now-notorious e-mail list of liberal reporters, pundits, and bloggers. </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>Times Watch has long marveled at how quickly esteemed economist and Times columnist Paul Krugman become a reliable parrot of the low-rent arguments of the left-wing blogosphere. A possible explanation has revealed itself in the leaked contents of JournoList, the now-notorious email list of liberal journalists, pundits, and think-tank folks founded in 2007 by Ezra Klein, then a young liberal hotshot at The American Prospect magazine, now a blogger for the Washington Post. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/paul-krugman-journolist-it-would-explain-lot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Bloggers JournoList liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias PaulKrugman TimesWatch Wed, 28 Jul 2010 17:15:00 +0000 admin 7734 at http://www.mrc.org CNBC Anchor Claims Getting 'Veiled Death Threats,' for His Scathing Rebuke of Blogosphere http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnbc-anchor-claims-getting-veiled-death-threats-his-scathing-rebuke-blogosphere <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Either “CNBC Reports” anchor Dennis Kneale has a flair for the dramatic or he upset a lot of people in the blogosphere with his biting critique of the blogosphere’s negativity on the economy.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>On the July 1 broadcast of “CNBC Reports,” Kneale responded to harsh, angry criticism from bloggers – even pointing out blogs like the Huffington Post, with an openly left-of-center perspective.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnbc-anchor-claims-getting-veiled-death-threats-his-scathing-rebuke-blogosphere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Media Bloggers CNBC DeathThreats DennisKneale Thu, 02 Jul 2009 14:18:01 +0000 admin 26713 at http://www.mrc.org Cheap Shots: Bill Keller Takes on O'Reilly, Coulter, and Kristol http://www.mrc.org/articles/cheap-shots-bill-keller-takes-oreilly-coulter-and-kristol <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> While taking questions from readers online, Executive Editor Bill Keller took on conservatives Bill O&#039;Reilly, Ann Coulter and even just-released columnist Bill Kristol. On O&#039;Reilly: &quot;He&#039;s really not the Neanderthal blowhard he plays on TV. He&#039;s totally in on the joke.&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">New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller is participating in the paper's "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/30/business/media/02askthetimes.html?_r=" target=_self 1&hp='&pagewanted=all"' ?>Talk to the Newsroom</a>" online chat this week, discussing, among other things, the potential for the Times to again <a href=" http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=a6gpCAgEz2_s&refer=home" target="_self">start charging for online content</a>,but alsotaking cheap shots at conservatives Bill O'Reilly, Ann Coulter and even just-released columnist Bill Kris</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cheap-shots-bill-keller-takes-oreilly-coulter-and-kristol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AnnCoulter BillKeller BillKristol BillO'Reilly Bloggers CarolineKenned NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 05 Feb 2009 01:33:00 +0000 admin 6657 at http://www.mrc.org Google CEO: We Need Gov't Regulation of Internet Service Providers http://www.mrc.org/articles/google-ceo-we-need-govt-regulation-internet-service-providers <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Google CEO Eric Schmidt says government regulation of Internet service providers (ISPs) is necessary. In fact, he said he thinks the entire concept of the Internet marketplace relies on it.</p> <br /> <p >     Schmidt spoke to conservative bloggers at the Republican National Convention on September 3 in St. Paul, Minn. He warned that if an Internet service provider were too large, it could use its size to create a “protected structure within the Internet” and suggested that would restrict competition – giving some content favorable treatment within its network.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/google-ceo-we-need-govt-regulation-internet-service-providers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Bloggers browser Chrome convention google Internet ISP Microsoft network Regulation RNC Thu, 04 Sep 2008 12:36:42 +0000 admin 25950 at http://www.mrc.org Pence: Republican Protesters 'Don't Need' 'Mainstream Media' http://www.mrc.org/articles/pence-republican-protesters-dont-need-mainstream-media <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The mainsteam media continue to ignore the pro-oil-drilling protest by the House GOP. But Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., and one of the leaders of the protest, says it doesn’t matter.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Pence, along with Reps. Dan Burton, R-Ind., and Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., addressed the media coverage of the protest they are waging against the congressional Democratic leaders at an August 8 newsmaker breakfast. Democrats, led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have prevented an up-or-down vote on expanding offshore oil exploration and drilling.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/pence-republican-protesters-dont-need-mainstream-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment Bloggers BobGoodlatte DanBurton drilling Houseprotest Internet MediaBias oil Rep.MikePence Sat, 09 Aug 2008 17:02:19 +0000 admin 25996 at http://www.mrc.org Associated Press CEO Calls For Full Press Rights For Bloggers http://www.mrc.org/articles/associated-press-ceo-calls-full-press-rights-bloggers <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The business of journalism has become more fluid and the question about who should be protected as a “journalist” has become unclear. The question whether bloggers deserve to be protected by shield laws has often come up in freedom of the press debates.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Associated Press President and CEO Tom Curley said he believes bloggers deserve protections.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/associated-press-ceo-calls-full-press-rights-bloggers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Media AP Bloggers FreePress NationalPressClub SunshineWeek Wed, 19 Mar 2008 18:19:20 +0000 admin 26298 at http://www.mrc.org Schumer: 'Hardly Anyone' Reads Time, Newsweek http://www.mrc.org/articles/schumer-hardly-anyone-reads-time-newsweek <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Need more evidence the old-time mainstream media are becoming relics?</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:state w:st="on">New York</st1:state></st1:place>’s senior Democratic senator, Charles Schumer, told an audience the evolution of the modern Democratic Party and its success with young voters can be traced to the party’s adaptations to the death of older news sources like the national news and weekly news magazines.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/schumer-hardly-anyone-reads-time-newsweek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Politics BarackObama Bloggers CharlesSchumer Democrat HillaryClinton HowardDean Internet Fri, 29 Feb 2008 15:49:21 +0000 admin 26344 at http://www.mrc.org Times Praises Pro-Military Blogger Michael Yon http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-praises-pro-military-blogger-michael-yon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Richard Perez-Pena writes: &quot;Along the way, he created a niche outlet that is better reported than most blogs, and more opinionated than most news reporting, with enough first-hand observation, clarity and skepticism to put many professional journalists to shame.&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">Kudos to Richard Perez-Pena for his profile of Iraq-based military-blogger <a href="michaelyon-online.com " target="_self">Michael </a><a href="michaelyon-online.com ">Yon </a>in Monday's front-page Business section article, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/21/business/21iraqblogger.html?ex="1201496400&en=20eee3bc992ccff4&ei=5099&partner=TOPIXNEWS" " target="_self">Frontline Blogger Covers War in Iraq With </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/21/business/21iraqblogger.html?ex="1201496400&en=20eee3bc992ccff4&ei=5099&partner=TOPIXNEWS" ">a Soldier's </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-praises-pro-military-blogger-michael-yon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Bloggers IraqWar journalism MichaelYon NewYorkTimes NYTimes RichardPerez-Pena TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Tue, 22 Jan 2008 18:27:00 +0000 admin 5954 at http://www.mrc.org Thomas Accuses Bloggers of 'Deterioration' of Journalism in Iraq War http://www.mrc.org/articles/thomas-accuses-bloggers-deterioration-journalism-iraq-war <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >    Not everyone is thrilled about how new technology has changed the way news is reported. Long-time White House Press Corp member and columnist for Hearst newspapers Helen Thomas is one of those unhappy. She blames bloggers for contributing to the “deterioration” of journalism that led to the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Iraq</st1:country-region></st1:place> war. </p> <br /> <p >     <b >[Click <a href="http://www.bmivault.org/multimedia/audio/2008/2008-01-05-Helen_Thomas-Jan4.mp3" />Here For Audio</a>]</b></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/thomas-accuses-bloggers-deterioration-journalism-iraq-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Media Bloggers HelenThomas Iraq journalism MediaBias presscorps Sat, 05 Jan 2008 20:35:19 +0000 admin 26453 at http://www.mrc.org Huffington's House of Horrors http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/huffingtons-house-horrors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Compendium of Far-Left Flame-Throwing, Name-Calling, and Attack-Dogging </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/tim-graham">Tim Graham</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/huffington.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=158765" title="huffington.pdf">PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: medium;">Executive Summary</span></strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/huffingtons-house-horrors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports News Analysis Division AriannaHuffington Bloggers Celebrities HuffingtonPost Mon, 16 Apr 2012 18:57:01 +0000 kristine.lawrence 39844 at http://www.mrc.org Stolberg Revels in Bush's Fade, Says Press Fears What Liberal Bloggers Think http://www.mrc.org/articles/stolberg-revels-bushs-fade-says-press-fears-what-liberal-bloggers-think <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Does the White House press corps take its cues from liberal bloggers? &quot;Yet with the White House press corps under attack from liberal bloggers as being too cozy with the Bush administration, some reporters say they feel a little bit queasy about attending.&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>Are White House reporters taking cue from liberal bloggers? A bit near the end of Wednesday's "White House Memo" by Sheryl Gay Stolberg, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/11/washington/11memo.html " target="_self">An </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/11/washington/11memo.html ">Ebbing of Coverage With '08 on the Horizon</a>," puts the idea out there.</p><br /> <p>White House correspondent Stolberg <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2007/20070702132616.aspx " target="_self">again reveled</a> in portraying Bush as a fallen and failed president. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/stolberg-revels-bushs-fade-says-press-fears-what-liberal-bloggers-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Bloggers GeorgeW.Bush LiberalBias NewYorkTimes NYTimes SherylGayStolberg TimesWatch TimesWatch.org WhiteHouseBriefingRoom Wed, 11 Jul 2007 14:49:00 +0000 admin 5672 at http://www.mrc.org Why Isnt the Press Challenging Elizabeth Edwards About the Edwards Campaigns Hiring and Defending of Hateful Bloggers? http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/why-isnt-press-challenging-elizabeth-edwards-about-edwards-campaigns-hiring-and-defen <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> WHY ISNT THE PRESS CHALLENGING ELIZABETH EDWARDS TO CONDEMN THE EDWARDS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN FOR HIRING AND DEFENDING HATEFUL BLOGGERS? </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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <a href="http://www.referralblast.com/cs/med/med1.asp" onclick="window.open('http://www.referralblast.com/cs/med/med1.asp?url=' + location.href,'medWnd','width=285,height=460,scrollbars=yes,menubar=no,resizable=yes'); return false;" target="_blank" onMouseOver="window.status='Click here to tell a friend about this site'; return true;" onMouseOut="window.status=''; return true;"><img src="/images/referralblast/rn-spa-c.gif" border="0" alt="Tell a friend about this site" width="118" height="23" /></a> <!- referralblast.com website promotion tool tell a friend ends here -> </!-><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/why-isnt-press-challenging-elizabeth-edwards-about-edwards-campaigns-hiring-and-defen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division Bloggers edwards marcottebp Thu, 28 Jun 2007 04:00:00 +0000 admin 3207 at http://www.mrc.org