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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2004

The worst bias of 2004: CBS’s Morley Safer eulogizes Ronald Reagan by saying “I don’t think history has any reason to be kind to him;” the New York Times asks George W. Bush if he feels ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2001

Today, the worst bias of 2001, including shocking displays of moral equivalence after 9/11 and Dan Rather’s salute to Bill Clinton’s honesty.
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 1995

Today, the worst bias of 1995, when Time magazine blamed the Oklahoma City bombing on “hot talk on the radio” even as NPR’s Nina Totenberg wished one of Jesse Helms’ grandchildren would get ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 1993

Among our 1993 bias highlights: the Washington Post smears Christian conservatives as "poor, uneducated and easy to command," Dan Rather fawns over Bill and Hillary Clinton, and Helen Thomas ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 1988

Every day for the next few weeks, the Media Research Center will showcase the most egregious bias we have uncovered over the years — four quotes for each of the 25 years of the MRC, 100 quotes ...
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Liberal Dan Rather Loves Conservative-Bashing 'Newsroom': It's a 'Classic' Like 'Citizen Kane'

Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather, who ultimately resigned in disgrace for airing an attack piece on George W. Bush using phony documents, loves the new HBO show Newsroom and explained why in ...
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Partisanship Reigns at CBS

From Obama-praising CEO Les Moonves to GOP-bugging Walter Cronkite, this partisan approach to politics has been part of the CBS DNA – forever.   
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Walker Win "Not an Easy Night" for Left-Wing Hacks

Sadness broke out at MSNBC as Scott Walker put down a union-led effort to eject him from office, with host Ed Schultz wailing that "this is not going to be an easy night for many broadcasters who ...
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NBC's Williams Praises CBS's Pelley For Being In 'Dan Rather School of Journalism'

Appearing on CBS's Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams heaped his idea of high praise onto CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley: "Scott grew up ...
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ABC Fawns Over Discredited Dan Rather: Hypes the 'Legendary' Newsman's Pursuit of 'Truth'

George Stephanopoulos and the reporters at Good Morning America did not treat Dan Rather like a discredited journalist who disgraced CBS with faked documents. Instead, Rather was extolled as a ...
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