Tim Graham

Director of Media Analysis
Author Articles

A Grieving Dad vs. Illegal Gang Members

The Times told the heart-tugging story of a black father in Los Angeles whose son was shot dead by an illegal-alien gang member.

Howell Raines Unplugged - Please

The disgraced former Executive Editor of the Times writes a chronicle of gasbaggery about how the national media persecutes black leaders. As opposed to the reverse discrimination in favor of ...

Barney Frank, Witty Bridge-Builder

A front-page profile of a favorite liberal House committee chairman oozes political correctness, celebrates his mockery of the religious right, and underlines praise from Republicans. The last ...

Gay Pride, Meet 'Mad Pride'

Sufferers of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder try to decrease the stigma against so-called "madness" or "mental illness," with support from the Times Sunday Styles section

Who Let Evil Rove in the Newsroom?

The Times makes belated front-page news out of Bush strategist Karl Rove's advice offerings on Fox News and in Newsweek. He's no "thinking woman's sex symbol," as the Times described George ...

They Read the Articles? Playboy Piece Wins Science Prize

Skin mag staff writer gets 'Honorable' Mention for the Wistar Institute Science Journalism Award.

Times Decries " Anti-Communist Witch Hunt" in Hollywood Obit

Thank goodness for that: "By the time [director Jules Dassin] wrote and directed "Never on Sunday," a comedy about a good-hearted prostitute, the anti-Communist witch hunt in the United States had ...

The Sunday Washington Post on Satanic Rock: 'Two Horns Up!'

This underlines how low the Post will go for Internet traffic numbers.

The Audacity of Silence About Tony Rezko

Broadcast Networks, News Magazines Ignore or Downplay Barack Obama's Sleazy Home Purchase

Choose-Life Movie Plots? They're Fictions, 'Consoling' and 'Cutesy'

Only pro-abortion movies are honest about the lives of women, in the view of Washington Post movie reviewer Ann Hornaday.

Networks Swoon Over New King of Camelot

Broadcast and Cable Networks Offer Oohs and Ahhs For Kennedy Family Endorsements of Obama

CNN Hypes Christian Symbol in Another Huckabee Ad

Fish on banner nets more critical attention.

Another Sappy, Scandal-Free Profile of Hillary

Mark Leibovich's sympathy for Hillary Clinton oozes through in a 2,500-word story, in which not a single opponent of Hillary Clinton is cited.

Newsweek Writer Enjoys Atheist Denouncing the Conservative 'Nitwit'

At this point a critic must ask: as much as he enjoyed the denunciation of Donohue, did Gordon check out Pullman's assertion of having no greater agenda than telling a rip-roaring tale? Even ...

Bill Press: Liberals Have No TV Network, No Op-Ed Pages

Apparently liberal radio gabber Bill Press has never read the New York Times, or watched a single TV news program.

What Is ITVS? And Why Is It Funding Libertine-Left Propaganda?

In funding filmmakers to go out and make one-sided left-wing films, Public Broadcasting subsidies serve, in effect, as ideological pork-barrel spending.
Media Research Center

No Fairness Doctrine for PBS

How Taxpayer-Funded Broadcasting is "Surging" Left Under Democrats

Story on Limbaugh Auction Misleads in the Lede

The Times again misconstrued Rush Limbaugh's "phony soldiers" comment.

NBC, Matt Lauer Taking Larry Craig Interview Into Prime Time

The bias is clear: NBC's Today show led with Republican Sen. Larry Craig six times in seven days, but mentioned Democratic Rep. William Jefferson's bribery scandal only once.

NYT Hits Rita Braver's Conflict of Interest - But Not With Hillary

Media reporter Jacques Steinberg let CBS reporter Rita Braver get away with an untrue statement: that she has "stayed away" from Clinton interviews after her husband's legal work for the Clintons ...