AmyGoodman http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1054/all en Pacifica Isn't Radical Left, It's 'Grass Roots' And 'Gives Voice to Struggles' http://mrc.org/articles/pacifica-isnt-radical-left-its-grass-roots-and-gives-voice-struggles <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pacifica Radio and its best-known broadcast, Democracy Now, can be easily identified as a radical-left enterprise. Currently, it touts the Occupy Wall Street protests with leftist guests like Michael Moore and Cornel West. But a sympathetic profile by media reporter Brian Stelter was merely headlined &quot;A Grass-Roots Network Gives a Voice to Struggles.&quot; Some call Pacifica &quot;progressive&quot; (that&#039;s putting it mildly), but their anchor Amy Goodman wasn&#039;t even accepting that label. </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/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Pacifica Radio and its best-known broadcast, <em>Democracy Now</em>, can be easily identified as a radical-left enterprise. Currently, it is touting the Occupy Wall Street protests with leftist guests like Michael Moore and Cornel West. It supportively offers audio news from al-Jazeera English. Its New York station WBAI offered a premium for donors who gave $100 or more: a <a href="http://wbai.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=9847&Itemid=1">President Bush trash can</a> that says "White Trash" on it.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/pacifica-isnt-radical-left-its-grass-roots-and-gives-voice-struggles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AmyGoodman BiasByOmission BrianStelter DemocracyNow LabelingBias liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Tue, 25 Oct 2011 13:43:00 +0000 admin 593 at http://mrc.org Far Left Not Cheering Death of bin Laden: 'This Was One Killer Killing Another' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/far-left-not-cheering-death-bin-laden-was-one-killer-killing-another <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/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="194" width="240"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdaG2GSUSU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="194" width="240" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdaG2GSUSU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>The death of arch-villain Osama bin Laden was not celebrated as good news everywhere.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/far-left-not-cheering-death-bin-laden-was-one-killer-killing-another" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AmyGoodman BiasAlert DemocracyNow farleft liberalmediabias OsamabinLaden Pacifica Tue, 03 May 2011 20:16:00 +0000 37641 at http://mrc.org NASA's Hansen Rails Against Coal At Fringe Left-Wing Event http://mrc.org/articles/nasas-hansen-rails-against-coal-fringe-left-wing-event <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 >      It was a night filled with anti-corporate protests, anti-Bush comments, folk songs and the president of the Hip-Hop Caucus bellowing about <st1:country-region w:st="on">America</st1:country-region>’s “illegal war” in <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Iraq</st1:place></st1:country-region>. Welcome to the 2<sup>nd</sup> Annual “Climate Super Rally” featuring NASA’s Dr. James E. Hansen.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nasas-hansen-rails-against-coal-fringe-left-wing-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Media AmyGoodman ClimateChange Coal DemocracyNow GlobalWarming JamesHansen Nasa Wed, 23 Apr 2008 22:27:15 +0000 admin 26225 at http://mrc.org