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. As of February 2015, they are no longer posted on MRC.org, but can be read on the CyberAlerts page of our NewsBusters blog.


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On Today: Dems Happy 'Too Conservative' Tea Party Candidate Won Primary

On Wednesday's Today show NBC's Matt Lauer, Chuck Todd and Kelly O'Donnell forwarded the Democratic line that Tea Party candidate victories in Republican primaries will be the GOP's downfall in ...

CBS's Schieffer: S.C. Politics Like 'Desperate Housewives'; Dems 'Happy' Angle Won in Nevada

On Wednesday's CBS Early Show, Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer provided analysis of Tuesday's primary elections across the country, describing the South Carolina gubernatorial race "where they ...

Ex-Clinton Operative George Stephanopoulos Presses Nikki Haley: Will You Embarrass South Carolina?

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday again highlighted charges of adultery against Republican Nikki Haley. He pressed the South Carolina gubernatorial candidate, demanding to ...

GOP Women Win Primaries, ABC News Thanks Hillary Clinton

All three network morning shows touted the good showing by a Republican women in Tuesday's primaries, but ABC's Elizabeth Vargas suggested credit should really go to Hillary Clinton, because she ...

Stephanopoulos Cites Tea Party 'Losing Steam,' But Skips Obama's Plummeting Numbers

ABC's George Stephanopoulos touted how "we've got a new poll out tonight that shows the Tea Party may be losing steam nationwide" as its unfavorable rating has "gone up eleven points." ABC, ...

Obama's Knowing 'Whose Ass to Kick' Pledge Continues to Delight TV Network Journalists

More than 24 hours after NBC's Matt Lauer prompted him to say it in an interview, the morning programs all showcased it ' and even after day-long playback on the cable channels ' CBS and NBC on ...

MSNBC Anchors in 'Anguish' Over Helen Thomas Retirement

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell, Chuck Todd, and Savannah Guthrie were in "anguish" on the June 8 "The Daily Rundown" program over the forced retirement of Helen Thomas, yet showed little sympathy for the ...

NBC's Lauer Prompted Obama's Use of the 'A' Word

In teasing the more emotional portion of Matt Lauer's exclusive Today show interview with Barack Obama, in which he blurted that he needed to "know whose ass to kick" over the oil spill in the ...

Evening News Shows Enthuse Over Helen Thomas, a 'Bona Fide Icon' and a 'Trailblazer'

The three evening news shows on Monday treated the announcement of Helen Thomas' retirement as an occasion to gush over the "bona fide icon" and "trailblazer." At the same time, CBS's Evening ...

Time's Halperin: Why Is Obama Upset with Media, He's Had 'Glowing' Coverage?

The roundtable panel for Tuesday's Morning Joe took a stab at President Obama's frustration with the media for being critical of his BP oil spill response. The segment began with a clip of ...
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