Press Releases

MRC President Brent Bozell issued the following statement on Tuesday: "Americans have spoken and they are livid with the media." "A new Rasmussen poll found an astonishing two thirds of American voters are at least somewhat angry at the media , including an entire one third who said they are 'very angry.' That's disturbing but unfortunately, not surprising. The liberal media lost touch with the public and fair reporting long ago, and Americans are sick of their lavish praise for a President that is leading our country an d economy into a disastrous state. The American people are abandoning the... continue reading
MEDIA ADVISORY WHO Top leaders of the new Citizens Against Religious Bigotry (CARB), the coalition created in response to "JC," an animated series in development by Viacom's Comedy Central that is being created as a situation comedy about God and his son, Jesus Christ: • Brent Bozell - Media Research Center president • Tony Perkins - Family Research Council president • Michael Medved - Nationally syndicated talk radio host • Bill Donohue - Catholic League president • Tim Winter - Parents Television Council president • Rabbi Daniel Lapin - The American Alliance of Jews and Christians WHAT Tele-news conference to:... continue reading
MRC's Bozell Addresses Deliberate Spiking of Obama's "Teabagger" Slur Alexandria, VA - In the more than 24 hours since news broke that President Barack Obama uttered the disgusting sexual slur "teabaggers" in reference to the Tea Party movement, the Media Research Center (MRC) has confirmed that ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN have all refused to report the offense on their national television broadcasts. Since news broke yesterday, Politico , The Washington Times and numerous other outlets have reported. Even liberal outlets like The Washington Post's "Right Now" blog , The Atlantic and ABC News' own "Political Punch" blog covered the... continue reading
Milbank Exposes "Soviet-era Moscow" Tactics of Obama Administration Alexandria, VA - Media Research Center President praised columnist Dana Milbank for addressing the "clinic" that President Obama put on "for some of the world's greatest dictators in how to circumvent a free press" today in his Washington Post column. Milbank began his column titled " Obama's disregard for media reaches new heights at nuclear summit " with these remarks: "World leaders arriving in Washington for President Obama's Nuclear Security Summit must have felt for a moment that they had instead been transported to Soviet-era Moscow." "They entered a capital that had... continue reading
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