Media Research Center

CBS Hypes Misleading Government Alcohol Study

Taxpayers pay for unnecessary study on alcohol-related fatalities.

NYT Can't Wait: "Deadly U.S. Milestone" of 500 Deaths in Afghanistan

The Times applies the same "grim milestone" template to the 500 deaths in Afghanistan that it does to every 1,000 deaths in Iraq.

U.S. Deaths in Iraq at All-Time Low, but NYT Looks on Dark Side

The Times reminds us things could get worse again: "There have been troughs in American casualty rates before, only to be followed by increases. Just on Sunday, an American soldier was killed by a ...

The Times Finds Its Third "Grim Milestone" in the Latest Deaths in Iraq

The paper has used the same formulation in three out of its four commemorations of the latest 1,000-death mark in Iraq.

Times Can't Figure Out Why Media's Ignoring Iraq Lately

Could the surge and resulting decline in the fatality rate for U.S. troops have something to do with it? The Times gives five other reasons before even making the suggestion.

Editorial Page In Denial Over Good News in Iraq

"The news out of Iraq just keeps getting worse," the lead editorial blares. Does that "news" include the 70% reported drop in violence since the end of June?

The Times "Grimly" Repeats Itself

A theme emerges in the paper's coverage of the Iraq War dead.
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