Press Releases

Alexandria, VA - Brent Bozell, Media Research Center President, declared the intentional disparaging and false reporting of the Catholic Church and its holy leader Pope Benedict XVI an atrocity, and demanded the media immediately end their exaggerations: "The Catholic Church has always endured unfair characterizations from the left-wing media, but the most recent and phony 'news' coverage of the sexual abuse scandal has reached a new and alarming low. "Last week dozens of news outlets - including the Associated Press , Reuters , Washington Post , New York Times , CBS , MSNBC - reported that the abuse scandal is... continue reading
Appearance on Anderson Cooper Was Outrageous - Larry King Appearance Today Is Too Much ALEXANDRIA, VA - Media Research Center President Brent Bozell has denounced CNN for relying on bigoted anti-Catholic singer Sinead O'Connor as a credible source to discuss recent allegations brought against the Catholic Church in the cable network's repeated interviews with her. Appearing on Anderson Cooper's 360 on Friday and scheduled for an appearance on Larry King Live tonight, O'Connor's appearances on CNN reveal her incredulous and misleading comments about the Pope and the Church, and say even more about what constitutes a credible source to the... continue reading
Alexandria, VA - The crescendo of bigotry by the left-wing media against the Tea Party movement reached a disgusting pinnacle yesterday with MSNBC anchor Keith Olbermann indicting the entire movement as being homophobic racists based on the actions of a few fringe protestors. After describing reports of the "n" word being shouted at Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN), and a homosexual slur aimed at Rep. Barney Frank, Olbermann looked straight into the camera and exploded : "In a backwards, sick-to-my-stomach way, I would like to thank whoever shouted at Mr. Lewis and Mr. Carson for proving... continue reading
MRC President Commends Bret Baier, FNC for Monumental Interview of Obama Alexandria, VA - Brent Bozell, President of the Media Research Center, issued the following statement to address Fox News Channel's historic interview of President Barack Obama last night on Special Report : "Finally! A reporter who stands up to the media's Chosen One and isn't afraid to ask the tough questions. "Kudos to Bret Baier. He prepared for a difficult interview and came right out of the gate asking the questions that matter most to the millions of Americans protesting government takeover of health care. Other networks have had... continue reading
ALEXANDRIA, VA - Today Media Research Center President Brent Bozell joins more than 80 conservative leaders representing tens of millions of conservative activists to unveil and sign "The Mount Vernon Statement" - a document created to define the conservative movement's principles and objectives by publicly documenting them on the eve of the nation's largest conservative conference, CPAC. The proceedings, led by former U.S. Attorney General Ed Meese, will set a clear vision for Americans and lay out the need for Constitutional Conservatism in light of the changes that have taken place under the Obama administration. The ceremony will be held... continue reading
Alexandria, VA - House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) has joined Media Research Center President Brent Bozell, Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI) and a coalition of Catholic leaders today in an open letter to the White House demanding that President Obama fire Harry Knox, an appointed member of the Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. This week Knox once again boldly and shamelessly showcased his hatred for the Catholic faith, its teachings and leader by reaffirming his belief that the Pope "is hurting people in the name of Jesus" by not promoting the use of condoms as a means to... continue reading
Alexandria, VA - This Tuesday, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell will unite with seven of the nation's top conservative organization - collectively representing more than 15 million Americans - to hold their own State of the Union Address in a live webcast expected to draw one of the largest viewerships in webcast history. The event is designed to give the American people a chance to respond to the President's address and declare their views and concerns of where the country is headed. "The President made it clear last night that he is not interested in the will of the... continue reading
New Poll Confirms Fox Now Most Trusted Television News Network Alexandria, VA - Media Research Center President Brent Bozell responded to the new nationwide survey confirming that Americans overwhelmingly trust the Fox News Channel more than any other network: "The proof is in the pudding. Americans want balanced news, not liberal advocacy. Fox offered them 'fair and balanced' journalism, and America has embraced them. "In terms of quantity, Fox has been pulling the highest numbers for quite some time. Take Election Night coverage of the Massachusetts Senate race. Sean Hannity with nearly 7 million viewers had more than 5 times... continue reading
Alexandria, VA - Media Research Center President Brent Bozell called on the CBS Television Network to stay the course in planning to air a life-affirming Super Bowl commercial featuring Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow and his mother, who was pressured to abort him in her pregnancy, after a bout of opposition has arisen among left-wing activist groups: "Radical leftist groups like the National Organization for Women have the gall to claim that this life-affirming ad is 'extraordinarily offensive and demeaning.' I wonder, what is so offensive about celebrating the decision of a mother to have her baby? Apparently this is... continue reading
ALEXANDRIA, VA - MRC President Brent Bozell has issued a statement of commendation to praise C-SPAN and its CEO Brian Lamb for publicly calling on the Democratic leadership of Congress to allow the networks to broadcast health care negotiations - leaning on President Obama's pledge to do so nearly two years ago on the campaign trail. In a public letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Representative Boehner and Senators Reid and McConnell, Lamb challenged them to "open all important negotiations, including any conference committee meetings, to electronic media coverage," citing the Obama pledge of transparency in health reform. "That's what... continue reading