Media Reality Check

Occasional reports and mini-studies documenting distorted coverage and/or media omissions.
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How Network News Has Twisted Obama's War on Religion Into a Conservative War Against Women

It’s been nearly three weeks since President Obama faced a political backlash over his plan to force religious institutions to bow to government bureaucrats when it came to supplying birth ...
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Savaging Santorum: The Media's Top 10 Worst Anti-Santorum Quotes

Rick Santorum’s recent rise in the polls in the GOP primary has escalated the liberal media’s attacks on the former Pennsylvania Republican Senator, primarily on his socially conservative ...
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Big Three Spin Religious Liberty Scandal as Political 'Firestorm'

MRC analysts studied all 36 stories, interviews and mentions of the HHS mandate story on the Big Three networks from January 30 through February 15. Out of the 91 talking heads who appeared on ...
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ABC and NBC Anything But Fast and Furious On Gunwalking Scandal

MRC analysts reviewed the Big Three network evening and morning news shows and found that while CBS aired 29 stories and 1 brief on Fast and Furious, ABC aired only one brief on the June 15, ...
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Media Go to Bat for Abortion Giant, Ignore Catholics vs. Obama Controversy

Study: 76% of Soundbites Favored Planned Parenthood Over Komen
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No Matter the State of the Union, Reporters Love Obama's Speeches

Tuesday night, President Obama delivers his third State of the Union address, and his sixth speech to a joint session of Congress since taking office in 2009. But there's no need to spend a ...
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The Real State of the Union: Big Three Networks Covering Up Obama's Failures

By many measures, Barack Obama has left the State of the Union in tatters, but the liberal media, led by the highly rated Big Three network (ABC, CBS, NBC) news shows, have attempted to cover ...
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ABC's Morning Show Host Gets Chance to Jab GOPers in Primetime

Debate Moderator Stephanopoulos Hits Republican Candidates from the Left on Good Morning America
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Occupier Outrages Omitted

Study: ABC, CBS and NBC Overlook Radicalism and Criminal Behavior at Occupy Wall Street Protests; Soundbites Favorable by 19-1
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