BiasAlerts

Daily BiasAlerts, a product of the MRC's News Analysis Division, detail the latest instances of media bias by analyzing national media coverage of politics and policy. Our CyberAlert e-mail, with more than 75,000 subscribers, delivers a compilation each weekday of the newest BiasAlert posts.
Sign up here.
Media Research Center

Issa Demands Answers from Holder on DOJ’s Role in IRS Scandal, Networks Do Nothing

On Wednesday Darrell Issa demanded Attorney General Eric Holder answer new questions about the Justice Department’s role in the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups. In a letter sent to ...
Media Research Center

NBC: Pretty Tough for ‘Conservative’ Jeb Bush to Be ‘Joyful’ in Today’s GOP

NBC’s Today devoted a full story Thursday morning to speculation that former Florida Governor Jeb Bush might run for President in 2016. Correspondent Andrea Mitchell vouched for Bush’s ...
Media Research Center

ABC, NBC Solicit Caroline Kennedy to Endorse Hillary Clinton for President

President Obama is currently on a week-long tour of Asia and all three networks took the opportunity to promote the tenure of Caroline Kennedy, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan. On Thursday April 24, ...
Media Research Center

CBS, NBC Evening Newscasts Omit IRS Tax Cheats Getting Bonuses; Mark 1964 World's Fair

Tuesday's World News on ABC stood out as the only Big Three network evening newscast to cover a new "watchdog report" that found that the IRS "handed out more than $1 million in bonuses to ...
Media Research Center

KGB Operative on FX Drama Echoes Liberal Attacks on Reagan: ‘He Doesn’t Care – Kids, Nuns...’

Sounding remarkably like American liberals and journalists at the time – not to be redundant – last week’s episode of FX’s The Americans set in the early 1980s, included a scene in which a KGB ...
Media Research Center

Barbara Walters Gushes Over Elizabeth Warren: 'I Can See You Running for President'

With only weeks left before she retires, View co-host Barbara Walters on Wednesday found time to fawn over another liberal Democrat. The veteran journalist repeatedly hyped Senator Elizabeth ...
Media Research Center

MSNBC's Ari Melber Promotes Democratic Campaign Ad Labeled 'Mostly False'

MSNBC's Ari Melber seemed downright gleeful at the news that vulnerable Senate Democrats have started running campaign ads touting their support for ObamaCare. Filling in for host Lawrence ...
Media Research Center

CBS Highlights Liberal Justice's 'Impassioned Dissent' on Affirmative Action

The journalists at CBS This Morning, Wednesday, highlighted the "impassioned dissent" of liberal Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor on affirmative action. All three networks covered the 6-2 ...
Media Research Center

NBC's Today: Caroline Kennedy 'More Dignitary Than Diplomat'

President Obama began a week-long trip of Asia on Wednesday with a stop in Japan, and NBC's Today dutifully heaped praise on the trip and the American Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy. On ...
Media Research Center

MSNBC's Joy Reid Compares Affirmative Action Bans to Jim Crow

On Tuesday's Hardball, fill-in host Joy Reid compared the Supreme Court upholding Michigan's ban on affirmative action to upholding white supremacy. "If this court has a central narrative, it ...
Syndicate content