make http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/100/all en Google, News Outlets Embrace Vile Attack on Santorum http://mrc.org/commentary/google-news-outlets-embrace-vile-attack-santorum <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>When Rick Santorum essentially tied in Iowa, he gave his campaign new life. He also guaranteed America would finally learn just how disgusting, vile and despicable the left is in this country. And how major news outlets and one of the most well-known businesses in the world - Google - are complicit in trying to destroy Santorum because he opposes gay marriage.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/google-news-outlets-embrace-vile-attack-santorum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business abc anti asked bullying campaign claims company contacted content country dan defining famously fellow game gay google guidelines jew jones maher make mother nies opposes organizations partner Politico president rick santorum savage search sites thinks told vile word words Thu, 05 Jan 2012 23:27:00 +0000 38733 at http://mrc.org Media Say Little about Policy Failures of Obama's New Top Economist http://mrc.org/articles/media-say-little-about-policy-failures-obamas-new-top-economist <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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>President Obama announced liberal Princeton economist Alan Krueger as his new pick to chair the White House Council of Economic Advisers, as the president prepares for a speech on jobs after Labor Day.</p> <br /> <p>The broadcast networks said nothing about the Aug. 29 announcement on the evening news programs (stories about Hurricane Irene ate up most of the time). The next day according to Nexis, only CBS mentioned Krueger's name in three news briefs about the appointment. None of those mentioned the failures of policies Krueger already worked on for Obama.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/media-say-little-about-policy-failures-obamas-new-top-economist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government Labor Media american aug called cash clunkers community day economic failed failures found fund hadnt House involved krueger kruegers lending loved mainstream make obama popular program programs result small sold stories supposed tax vehicles white wildly Thu, 01 Sep 2011 23:36:00 +0000 admin 27505 at http://mrc.org Maxim Editor Compares 'Crazy' Bachmann to Hitler, Hussein and Bin Laden http://mrc.org/articles/maxim-editor-compares-crazy-bachmann-hitler-hussein-and-bin-laden <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/erin-brown">Erin Brown</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Michele Bachmann has been all over the news lately because this week's Newsweek magazine cover features a sexist and unflattering photograph of the presidential candidate, sparking outrage and questions about <a href="http://www.mrc.org/cmi/articles/2011/Media_Attacks_on_Conservative_Women_Just_Keep_Coming.html">bias against</a> conservative women. But on last night's broadcast of The Joy Behar show on HLN, her guests took the attacks on Bachmann to a whole new level.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/maxim-editor-compares-crazy-bachmann-hitler-hussein-and-bin-laden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture bachmann bachmanns behar broadcast crazy gay gaydar gold hitler husband kanye levy Magazine make outrage picture praying statements Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:18:00 +0000 admin 2140 at http://mrc.org Beckhams' 4th Child No Bundle of Joy to British Greens, Media http://mrc.org/articles/beckhams-4th-child-no-bundle-joy-british-greens-media <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/erin-brown">Erin Brown</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>"The Beckhams are breeding! The Beckhams are breeding!" That's the latest battle cry that can be heard over in the UK with the news that David and Victoria Beckham have just welcomed a fourth child into the world. While that is happy news to most people, leave it to environmentalists, lefty politicians and media outlets to question the Beckhams' bundle of joy. It is, according to these critics, irresponsible to continue having children.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/beckhams-4th-child-no-bundle-joy-british-greens-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Family Politics advocated american beckham beckhams billionaire child Children couple david Debate environmentalists guardian inequality make money news policy politicians population turner united wealthy Wed, 20 Jul 2011 19:36:00 +0000 admin 2147 at http://mrc.org CNN Spreads Cell Phone Alarmism, Calls WHO Review 'Rather Conclusive' http://mrc.org/articles/cnn-spreads-cell-phone-alarmism-calls-who-review-rather-conclusive <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/paul-wilson-joe-and-betty-anderlik-fellow-culture-and-media">Paul Wilson, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Add frequent cell phone usage to the long list of things that can give you cancer, according to the news media. CNN in particular has been reporting possible connections between cell phones and cancer for years.</p> <br /> <p>But on "Newsroom" May 31, they claimed there was a "rather conclusive" link between the two. Anchor Suzanne Malveaux introduced <a href="http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2011/05/31/exp.nr.cell.phone.carcinogen.cnn?iref=videosearch">a "breaking" CNN</a> story saying that "We have an announcement finally on whether cell phones cause cancer."</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/cnn-spreads-cell-phone-alarmism-calls-who-review-rather-conclusive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health International Media anchor big cancer cell classification CNN cohen conclusive elizabeth expert experts giving lead level listed major make malveaux medical NBC news Newsroom organization phone phones prolonged radiation snyderman stated usage viewers world years Fri, 03 Jun 2011 22:31:00 +0000 admin 27526 at http://mrc.org Showtime to Catholics: Here's an Evil, Degenerate Pope. Happy Easter. http://mrc.org/articles/showtime-catholics-heres-evil-degenerate-pope-happy-easter <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/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Never let it be said that Showtime ignores Christianity. In fact, the network that aired "The Tudors" is getting into the spirit of Lent and gleefully calling to mind some of the Catholic Church's centuries-old sins.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/showtime-catholics-heres-evil-degenerate-pope-happy-easter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith back bit borgias catholic church didnt doesnt gossip history holiness involved irons job jordan jordans legend Magazine make muhammad murder papacy period probity question Reuters rodrigo season Showtime showtimes sins told tudors worth wouldnt wrote Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:55:00 +0000 admin 2178 at http://mrc.org Just Say No to State Bailouts http://mrc.org/commentary/just-say-no-state-bailouts <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/dan-kennedy">Dan Kennedy</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The New York Times recently quoted Mayor Don Plusquelic of Akron, Ohio, in an article about city mayors contemplating and threatening bankruptcy as the only way out of their monster deficits - save, of course, an Obama bail-out.</p> <p>"Let me go back to the world I lived in two or three years ago, where people would come in and say, hey, we need this new park or this new recreation facility and I could say 'OK, we'll do that'," Plusquelic said in the Jan. 22 article.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/just-say-no-state-bailouts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business article Austerity back boy broke burning city cut debt dreams fact family federal finally flushing ivory jobs lot make mayors money monster obama Ohio people plusquelic president program save Stimulus tower wood years Sat, 29 Jan 2011 03:11:00 +0000 admin 30039 at http://mrc.org O, What a Business Move to Hype a Half-Sister http://mrc.org/commentary/o-what-business-move-hype-half-sister <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>She is the Queen of All Media, a woman so successful she has her own TV show, her own magazine, $2.7 billion in the bank, a book club that can make any author a best seller and now her own TV network. And, conveniently, she also has a 'secret' she had to share with 6.7 billion close friends - just in time to promote her fledgling cable channel.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/o-what-business-move-hype-half-sister" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business ago attention audience billion brand cable celebrity child criticized days Documentaries family fans found good half including knew lost make moment months national network numbers october Oprah promote ratings reportedly Reuters shes sister speechless star story successful winfrey woman year years Thu, 27 Jan 2011 02:00:00 +0000 admin 30040 at http://mrc.org CNNMoney Misrepresents Rep. Mike Pence's Opposition to Tax Cut Deal http://mrc.org/articles/cnnmoney-misrepresents-rep-mike-pences-opposition-tax-cut-deal <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/iris-somberg">Iris Somberg</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you only read CNNMoney.com's attack on the <a href="http://money.cnn.com/2010/12/16/news/economy/tax_cuts_economic_impact/index.htm">tax cut deal</a> you might think that Congressman Mike Pence, R-Ind., opposed extending the Bush-era tax cuts because of the cost. But that's not the case.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/cnnmoney-misrepresents-rep-mike-pences-opposition-tax-cut-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Government Media Taxes american benefits bill billion bush cbo chris chrisisidore cnnmoney compromise congress costliest cuts deal deficits economic extension failed investment liberal lower make Mikepence money occur opposing pence people permanent quoted rates revenue tax taxcuts temporary uncertainty wrote Tue, 21 Dec 2010 03:06:00 +0000 admin 39 at http://mrc.org WaPo's Ezra Klein: More Charitable to Give to Policy Think Tanks than Food Banks http://mrc.org/articles/wapos-ezra-klein-more-charitable-give-policy-think-tanks-food-banks <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Shorter <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/20/AR2010112003005.html">Ezra Klein Nov. 21 column</a>: Let them eat wonky policy papers!</p> <br /> <p>If this is Klein trying to win the contest for the best impersonation of the inside-the-beltway 'Grinch Who Stole Christmas,' he may have pulled it off. In a not-so-stunning admission in his column, Klein argues that giving, if targeted at political non-profits, is a more effective means of doing good.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/wapos-ezra-klein-more-charitable-give-policy-think-tanks-food-banks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government argues bang bias buck Charities continued donate Donations effect effective EzraKlein Food giving House journals kleins magazines make money multiplier policies policy political public small start traditional type unemployment walk warn wrote Tue, 23 Nov 2010 01:31:00 +0000 admin 27034 at http://mrc.org Uncritical Condition http://mrc.org/special-reports/uncritical-condition <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/bmi-staff">BMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2010/Uncritical_Condition_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/uncritical-condition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2008 abc abcs administration admitted agenda AMA america Americans big bill called Cannon care cbs cited claim claims congress cost Costs coverage critics day Debate didnt Doctors electronic experts federal found free good government health House huge included including information institute insurance insurers issue jan johnson johnsons Journalists july june lower made make March market Massachusetts medical Medicare million morning national NBC network networks news number obama obamacare obamas option patients people percent plan plans policy president presidents private problem problems program programs proponents proposals public records reform report Reporters reports run save Senate solution Speech state stories story study system Today told trillion uninsured universal week year york Thu, 04 Nov 2010 21:33:00 +0000 admin 30587 at http://mrc.org Despite GOP Sweep, Liberals Make Tax, Spending Decisions in Lame Duck Session http://mrc.org/articles/despite-gop-sweep-liberals-make-tax-spending-decisions-lame-duck-session <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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Republicans took back control of the House of Representatives on Nov. 2, gaining more seats than the “Republican Revolution” of 1994. But the Democrats still have the majority for the lame duck session and there is plenty of legislation waiting for them.</p> <br /> <p>Even if the election outcome does represent a mandate for “<a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN0326698320101103">smaller, less costly</a>” government as Rep. John Boehner, the likely new House speaker, said on Nov. 3, liberals in Congress may not obey it during the lame duck session that begins Nov. 15.  </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/despite-gop-sweep-liberals-make-tax-spending-decisions-lame-duck-session" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Government Health Media Taxes AMT benefits bush Bushtaxcuts capitalgains class congress cuts Deficit Democrats disclose discloseact docfix Duck extension insurance job lame lameduck liberal Liberals mainstream make middle million news obama president Republicans session social Spending tax unemployed unemployment years Thu, 04 Nov 2010 20:00:00 +0000 admin 27045 at http://mrc.org CNN's Chetry Worried Public is Taking Steps Backward on Global Warming http://mrc.org/articles/cnns-chetry-worried-public-taking-steps-backward-global-warming <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The American public is wising up about the theory of anthropogenic global warming and is expressing skepticism. Some would think that is progress, but not CNN’s Karen Chetry.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/cnns-chetry-worried-public-taking-steps-backward-global-warming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Economy Energy Environment Trade back baseline billion cap climate cnns creating expected farm global good heritage higher Income issue larsen make oct percent pole political public terms warming Mon, 18 Oct 2010 21:37:00 +0000 admin 27056 at http://mrc.org Blue Tube http://mrc.org/special-reports/blue-tube <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/cmi-staff">CMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's every parent's nightmare. A child hops on the computer for homework or to innocently play a game. But even a short time online can expose that child to an amazing array of obscenity, provocative material and links to porn on one of the world's most popular Internet sites - YouTube.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/blue-tube" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Culture 2008 access account ads Advertising age ago asian called captures channel channels child Children comments community company concerned content core culture december description dont education explicit family find foot gay girl girls good groups guidelines hardcore hot hours inappropriate Internet isnt kissing language lesbian links make material million months objectionable obscene obscenity offensive older pants parents people popular porn pornography profanity results search sex sexual sexually short shows site sites song states subscribed suggestive title users Video videos viewed viewers views watch watched web week woman Women word xxx young YouTube Wed, 04 Nov 2009 22:10:00 +0000 admin 2097 at http://mrc.org The Great Newspaper Bailout http://mrc.org/special-reports/great-newspaper-bailout <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/bmi-staff">BMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's a maxim of journalism that newspapers are supposed to '<em>comfort the afflicted and afflict</em><em> </em>the comfortable<em>.</em>' Yet there are few industries more afflicted by problems than the news business, and some journalists and their supporters on the left are flexing political muscle to find more than a little comfort.</p> <br /> <p>And they certainly do need comfort. Nearly everywhere they turn, the news is bad.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/great-newspaper-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2008 2009 american angeles antitrust april asked assistance Bailout BBC big bill billion billions broadband broadcasting business called CEO commission communities congress congressional continue control create daily direct dollars editor executive FCC federal financial foundation free fund funded funding future government group hearing idea including increase industry information institute Intervention involved involvement issue john journalism Journalists law left liberal los made major make model money nation national nations news newspaper newspapers NPR obama online organizations outlets PBS people percent piece post postal president Press print problems profit public publisher publishers recent remain report Review seeking society sort state subsidies subsidy support tax testimony told top urged washington wrote year years Wed, 04 Nov 2009 21:23:00 +0000 admin 30576 at http://mrc.org