Articles http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/10/all en Forbes Contributor Defends Planned Parenthood in Fox Debate http://www.mrc.org/articles/forbes-contributor-defends-planned-parenthood-fox-debate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bruce Japsen claims access to PP is necessary in ‘Forbes on Fox’ discussion about defunding. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jack-yoest">Jack Yoest</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/138199" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">Bruce Japsen, a <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/">Forbes</a> contributor who writes about health care, defended the continued federal funding of Planned Parenthood’s 700 health centers. He said that people calling for defunding were essentially saying if patients “like their [Planned Parenthood] health center, they can’t keep it.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/forbes-contributor-defends-planned-parenthood-fox-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Life Media Politics Taxes Abortion babies Bruce Japsen defunding FNC Forbes contributor Forbes on Fox funding Health Care life Planned Parenthood video scandal women's health Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:17:12 +0000 julia.seymour 49625 at http://www.mrc.org Barron’s Profiles Christian, Retired CEO Helping Former Prisoners http://www.mrc.org/articles/barrons-profiles-christian-retired-ceo-helping-former-prisoners <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Business newspaper finds Danny Ludeman ‘answering God’s call,’ with ‘Project Cope.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Businessmen often get a bad rep in the news media, but that wasn’t the case in a <em>Barron’s</em> profile of a former CEO who now works to help former prisoners because of his Christian faith.</p><p dir="ltr">“Answering God’s Call,” was the cover story of the <em>Barron’s</em> weekly business newspaper on Aug. 3. The paper profiled former Wells Fargo CEO Danny Ludeman, who stepped down from his position of 15 years in order to focus on his faith.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/barrons-profiles-christian-retired-ceo-helping-former-prisoners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Business Faith Media Barron's newspaper business CEO Christianity counseling Danny Ludeman faith god Incarceration Prison Project Cope reincarceration retired Wells Fargo Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:57:56 +0000 julia.seymour 49612 at http://www.mrc.org Bloomberg Businessweek Ignores Planned Parenthood Scandal As It Praises Buffett’s Funding of Birth Control ‘Revolution’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/bloomberg-businessweek-ignores-planned-parenthood-scandal-it-praises-buffetts-funding-birth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Magazine downplays Buffett’s support for abortion providers, while praising IUD research. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Gracing the cover of August’s <em>Bloomberg Businessweek</em> was a smiling, daisy-garlanded head of a billionaire tycoon and a headline that suggested he is a “feminist icon.”</p><p dir="ltr">That tycoon was the “Oracle of Omaha” and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway himself: Warren Buffett, a huge donor to birth control, and the abortion industry through his Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/bloomberg-businessweek-ignores-planned-parenthood-scandal-it-praises-buffetts-funding-birth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Business Life Media Abortion Birth Control bloomberg businessweek business magazine Donors Feminism foundations funding IUD Planned Parenthood Scandal videos Warren Buffett Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:04:03 +0000 julia.seymour 49583 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Ignore ‘Backlash’ Caused by Company’s $70k Minimum Wage http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-ignore-backlash-caused-companys-70k-minimum-wage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Broadcasts ignore problems caused by dramatic salary increases at Gravity Payments. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/137978" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">The man called America’s “Boss of the Year,” at least, by ABC News, is facing problems, including the loss of top talent after giving a massive boost to many of his employees’ salaries.</p><p dir="ltr">Seattle-based Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price announced in April 2015 that he would implement a minimum $70,000 salary for all his employees. Back then, ABC, NBC and CBS pounced on the story and praised Price.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-ignore-backlash-caused-companys-70k-minimum-wage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Media 70000 minimum salary capitalism CEO companies Dan Price Gravity Payments Income Income Inequality minimum salary Salaries Seattle Shareholders talent unintended consequences Wages Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:12:05 +0000 julia.seymour 49581 at http://www.mrc.org T-Mobile Posts Pro-Amnesty Ad on Social Media; Quickly Takes it Down After Backlash http://www.mrc.org/articles/t-mobile-posts-pro-amnesty-ad-social-media-quickly-takes-it-down-after-backlash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Can you hear my liberal politics now?’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Is political activism included in your phone plan?&nbsp; </p><p>T-Mobile seems to have no problem selling it to their current and potential customers. On Sunday, the wireless phone company added a political post on its Instagram and Twitter accounts, that seemed to advocate for illegal immigration.&nbsp; <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/Screenshot_2015-08-01-09-52-47.jpg" style="float: right;" height="321" width="777" /></p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/t-mobile-posts-pro-amnesty-ad-social-media-quickly-takes-it-down-after-backlash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture International Patriotism Politics corporate Illeagal Immigration T Mobile Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:04:41 +0000 mike.ciandella 49572 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Laissez-Faire’ Media Mogul Refused to Meddle With His Outlets’ Ideology http://www.mrc.org/articles/laissez-faire-media-mogul-refused-meddle-his-outlets-ideology <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Park Communications founder steered clear of interfering in ‘editorial viewpoints and content’ of media investments. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Lefty billionaires Warren Buffett and George Soros, who have used their fortunes to influence the media, could learn from the example of the late media mogul Roy H. Park Sr. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/laissez-faire-media-mogul-refused-meddle-his-outlets-ideology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Media book buffett capitalism Editorial laissez-faire liberal agenda media media ownership newspapers Park Communications radio stations Roy H. Park soros TV stations Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:05:55 +0000 julia.seymour 49571 at http://www.mrc.org Ultra-Lib Lizz Winstead ‘Will Not Cower’ to CMP’s ‘Thuggish Fetus Pornographers’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/ultra-lib-lizz-winstead-will-not-cower-cmps-thuggish-fetus-pornographers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cosmo features abortion advocate’s battle in the midst of ‘the culture war.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Cosmo loves to highlight women like <i>The Daily Show</i> co-creator Lizz Winstead: sex-obsessed, profane, offensive and unabashedly pro-abortion.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ultra-lib-lizz-winstead-will-not-cower-cmps-thuggish-fetus-pornographers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Cosmopolitan LizzWinstead Planned Parenthood sells baby parts Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:39:53 +0000 mike.ciandella 49565 at http://www.mrc.org Michael Moore Still Whining about War in New Flick http://www.mrc.org/articles/michael-moore-still-whining-about-war-new-flick <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Handycam Hypocrite takes on ‘the military-industrial complex.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/andrew-miller">Andrew Miller</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Infamous ambush documentary filmmaker and left-wing political hack Michael Moore has been secretly producing a film for the past six years. Filled with anti-American, anti-military propaganda, “Where to Invade Next” is scheduled to premiere at the Toronto Film Festival in September.</p> <p>Though most of the details are being kept secret, <a href="https://twitter.com/MMFlint/status/626070413093646336">Moore took to Periscope</a> (a live-streaming Twitter subsidiary) to give fans a flavor of the movie’s content.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/michael-moore-still-whining-about-war-new-flick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Patriotism Politics Michael Moore Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:20:56 +0000 mike.ciandella 49562 at http://www.mrc.org Planned Parenthood’s Biggest Donors Give $374 Million in Four Years http://www.mrc.org/articles/planned-parenthoods-biggest-donors-give-374-million-four-years <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $324.8 million came from top seven funders including Buffett, Soros, and Gates. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">In response to a series of incriminating under-cover videos from The Center for Medical Progress about the major abortion provider, organizations have been <a href="http://www.afa.net/the-stand/sanctity-of-life/major-companies-reject-planned-parenthood/">cutting ties</a> -- or denying ties -- to Planned Parenthood. But where nonprofits are concerned, tax records keep the story straight.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/planned-parenthoods-biggest-donors-give-374-million-four-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Business Life Media Abortion babies Bill Gates Center for Medical Progress Charities Ford Foundation foundations George Soros life non-profits Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood donors the unborn unborn children undercover videos vanguard Warren Buffett Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:45:40 +0000 julia.seymour 49554 at http://www.mrc.org UPDATE: Nets Spend 30 Minutes on Lion; Censor Abortion Videos http://www.mrc.org/articles/update-nets-spend-30-minutes-lion-censor-abortion-videos <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Planned Parenthood video black-out in force. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The broadcast news shows <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/culture/katie-yoder/2015/07/29/nets-covered-cecil-lion-more-1-day-abortion-vids-2-weeks">covered Cecil the lion more in one day than they spent on the Planned Parenthood videos in two weeks</a> – and that discrepancy only continues to grow.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/update-nets-spend-30-minutes-lion-censor-abortion-videos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Politics Cecil the Lion Planned Parenthood sells baby parts Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:37:18 +0000 mike.ciandella 49551 at http://www.mrc.org The View’s Nicole Wallace: Comparison of Planned Parenthood to Lion Scandal is ‘A Disgrace to Cecil’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/views-nicole-wallace-comparison-planned-parenthood-lion-scandal-disgrace-cecil <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> To Ms. Wallace, there’s no comparison. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On today’s session of <i>The View</i>, supposed “conservative voice” Nicole Wallace again showed her true liberal colors.&nbsp; </p><p>In a discussion surrounding Cecil the Lion, co-host Raven-Symoné declared that “people for hashtag #BlackLivesMatter are outlash – are backlashing too, because they said ‘it’s a lion, but when we tried to start a movement, it didn’t get as much hoopla.’ And I don’t believe that’s true.”&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/views-nicole-wallace-comparison-planned-parenthood-lion-scandal-disgrace-cecil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Politics Cecil the Lion Planned Parenthood sells baby parts The View Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:20:36 +0000 mike.ciandella 49550 at http://www.mrc.org GRAPHIC: Planned Parenthood Workers Laugh Sorting ‘5-Star’ Baby Parts, Try Not to ‘Smush’ Them http://www.mrc.org/articles/graphic-planned-parenthood-workers-laugh-sorting-5-star-baby-parts-try-not-smush-them <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Another boy!’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The latest video exposing the trafficking of aborted babies by Planned Parenthood showed workers casually laughing over and probing at pieces of a “baby” and “another boy.”&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/graphic-planned-parenthood-workers-laugh-sorting-5-star-baby-parts-try-not-smush-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Politics Planned Parenthood sells baby parts Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:52:40 +0000 mike.ciandella 49547 at http://www.mrc.org Disgusted’ Paglia: Media ‘Shockingly Unprofessional’ for Planned Parenthood ‘Censorship’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/disgusted-paglia-media-shockingly-unprofessional-planned-parenthood-censorship <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The ‘former member’ of Planned Parenthood eloquently attacks the liberal media. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Atheist, Democrat, professor and social critic—that’s Camille Paglia. But in a recent interview with Salon, she had some <a href="http://www.salon.com/2015/07/29/camille_paglia_takes_on_jon_stewart_trump_sanders_liberals_think_of_themselves_as_very_open_minded_but_that%E2%80%99s_simply_not_true/">choice words for the liberal media</a>.&nbsp; </p><p>In a discussion about Jon Stewart and his influence on the media, Paglia declared, “At what point will liberals wake up to realize the stranglehold that they had on the media for so long?”&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/disgusted-paglia-media-shockingly-unprofessional-planned-parenthood-censorship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Media Patriotism Politics Camille Paglia Planned Parenthood sells baby parts Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:00:24 +0000 matt.philbin 49539 at http://www.mrc.org Nets Spend More Time on Cecil the Lion in 1 Day Than Abortion Vids in 2 Weeks http://www.mrc.org/articles/nets-spend-more-time-cecil-lion-1-day-abortion-vids-2-weeks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nets censor third abortion video; give 14 minutes to Cecil the Lion. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" id="docs-internal-guid-e4fbb92d-dafa-7d15-689c-2d0cc5581d44"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline;">(Editor’s Note: Sarah Stites contributed to this report)</span></p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nets-spend-more-time-cecil-lion-1-day-abortion-vids-2-weeks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Politics broadcast networks Cecil the Lion Planned Parenthood sells baby parts Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:55:11 +0000 mike.ciandella 49537 at http://www.mrc.org Upset About Cecil: Piers Morgan Calls for “Big Human Hunting” http://www.mrc.org/articles/upset-about-cecil-piers-morgan-calls-big-human-hunting <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Journalist will gladly use a bow and arrow to kill Cecil’s hunter. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Piers Morgan, a British journalist who has <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/randy-hall/2015/06/18/piers-morgan-charleston-shooting-your-gun-culture-disgusting">excoriated the “appalling gun culture</a> that now pervades every aspect of American life,” wouldn’t mind owning a bow and arrow … so he can start “Big Human Hunting.” &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/upset-about-cecil-piers-morgan-calls-big-human-hunting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Politics Cecil the Lion Piers Morgan Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:19:02 +0000 mike.ciandella 49533 at http://www.mrc.org