Military

The Times Continues to Evade Issue of Killer Hasan's Muslim Extremism

Two more articles evade the issue of Malik Hasan's religious extremism and support for suicide bombers, in favor of psychobabble about maintaining diversity and the "strain of working with ...

NYT Gives False Impression That Catholic Medal of Honor Recipient Was Muslim

Andrea Elliott's front-page article in Monday's Times played up the thousands of Muslims in the U.S. military and how their service...is more necessary and more complicated than ever before, but ...

CBS and NBC Fail to ID Hasan as Muslim; ABC's Raddatz Relays: 'I Wish His Name was Smith'

Neither CBS nor NBC, in their East coast feeds Thursday night, noted the Muslim religious beliefs of the mass killer at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas, but ABC anchor Charles Gibson wasn't cowed ...

Surprise: Times Runs Cover Article in Support of R.O.T.C.

Reporter Michael Winerip questions the reasoning behind the Ivy League's 1960s, antiwar-era ban on the military's Reserve Officers Training Corp.

Columnist Thomas Friedman's Patriotic Flourish

Columnist Thomas Friedman, writing a mock Nobel Prize speech for Obama, urges the president to hail the U.S. military as "the world's most important peacekeepers."
Media Research Center

Exhibit 2-6: The People and The Press, 2003

In the summer of 2003, Princeton Survey Research Associates conducted a poll of 1,201 American adults regarding the media for the Pew Research Center for The People and The Press.

Times Sees Just One Side to Women-in-Combat Debate

Two days in a row Times coverage gave short shrift to critics who disagree with placing women in dangerous ground combat assignments in Iraq and Afghanistan.

MSNBC Goes to Bat Against 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Viewers would never know there are two side to the gays in the military debate.

CNN Lets Homosexual Activists Speak Three Times Longer Than Opponent

Wednesday's Situation Room on CNN devoted nearly three times as much time to clips from advocates of overturning the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy than the one sound bite from a ...

Regrets Media Didn't Memorialize a Soldier Killed Same Day Jackson Died

Army 1st Lt. Brian N. Bradshaw was killed in Afghanistan, fighting in a war to protect all Americans, the same day that Michael Jackson died, prompting a letter to the Washington Post from ...
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