CNN&#039;sTheSituationRoom http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/11279/all en Nets Ignore Climategate While FNC CNN Report, CNN Dismisses Relevance http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nets-ignore-climategate-while-fnc-cnn-report-cnn-dismisses-relevance <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-11-25-CNN-TSR-Bal.jpg" /></div><p>Even though all three of Wednesday's broadcast network evening newscasts reported on President Obama's decision to attend the climate change summit in Copenhagen, they also continued to ignore email evidence that scientists who push global warming theory have distorted data to support their assertions while trying to suppress the views of dissenters.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nets-ignore-climategate-while-fnc-cnn-report-cnn-dismisses-relevance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert BrookeBaldwin CharlesKrauthammer ChrisWallace CNN CNN'sTheSituationRoom FNC'sSpecialReport FoxNewsChannel JamesInhofe JimAngle liberalmediabias SuzanneMalveaux WendellGoler Fri, 27 Nov 2009 13:02:00 +0000 35380 at http://www.mrc.org ABC and NBC Continue Van Jones Blackout, Instead Tout Obama's 'Transparency' and Rue Attacks on Him http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-and-nbc-continue-van-jones-blackout-instead-tout-obamas-transparency-and-rue-attacks <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-09-04-CBS-EN-911truth.jpg" /></div><p><i>[See Saturday coverage update below]</i><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-and-nbc-continue-van-jones-blackout-instead-tout-obamas-transparency-and-rue-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews AndreaMitchell BiasAlert BillPlante BrianWilliams CBSEveningNews CNN'sTheSituationRoom GeorgeStephanopoulos healthcare JakeTapper liberalmediabias NBCNightlyNews ObamaWatch PoliticalScandals VanJones Sat, 05 Sep 2009 01:55:00 +0000 35066 at http://www.mrc.org Nets Fail to ID Party of Pols Arrested in NJ; CNN Misleads Its Viewers http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nets-fail-id-party-pols-arrested-nj-cnn-misleads-its-viewers <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-07-23-CBS-EN-Couric.jpg" /></div><p>Continuing a well-established pattern, the broadcast network evening newscasts <b>all failed to point out the party affiliation of the major New Jersey office-holders amongst the 44 people the FBI arrested Thursday for corruption.</b></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nets-fail-id-party-pols-arrested-nj-cnn-misleads-its-viewers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews BiasAlert CBSEveningNews CNN'sTheSituationRoom DeborahFeyerick liberalmediabias NameThatParty NBCNightlyNews NewJersey WolfBlitzer Fri, 24 Jul 2009 03:44:00 +0000 34899 at http://www.mrc.org Nets, But Not CNN, Bury Sotomayor's Admission of 'Wise Latina' v 'Wise Caucasian' Disparity http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nets-not-cnn-bury-sotomayors-admission-wise-latina-v-wise-caucasian-disparity <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-07-14-CNN-TSR-Blitzer.jpg" height="180" width="240" /></div><p>CNN's Wolf Blitzer late Tuesday afternoon characterized it as <b>"an incredibly important exchange" and a "very, very dramatic moment" </b>when Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor "concurred" with Senator Lindsey Graham that he would have paid a heavy price if he had ever maintained "a wise white man would make better decisions than a Latina," <b>yet neither ABC nor NBC mentioned in their evening newscasts Sotomayor's acknowledgment </b>about the im</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nets-not-cnn-bury-sotomayors-admission-wise-latina-v-wise-caucasian-disparity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews BiasAlert CBSEveningNews CNN'sTheSituationRoom JeffGreenfield liberalmediabias ObamaWatch SotomayorNomination WolfBlitzer Wed, 15 Jul 2009 14:55:00 +0000 34863 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Jack Cafferty Again Derides Palin, Calls Her 'Lame' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-jack-cafferty-again-derides-palin-calls-her-lame <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/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-07-06-CNN-TSR-Cafferty.jpg" height="180" width="240" /></div><p>CNN commentator Jack Cafferty revisited his favorite punching bag on Monday's Situation Room: Sarah Palin. After referring to one of Palin's reasons for her resignation, that she wanted to avoid becoming a lame duck, <b>Cafferty cracked: "She was already lame."</b> He also predicted that she would become a mere "thumbsucker" if she's no longer considered a contender for the 2012 presidential race. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-jack-cafferty-again-derides-palin-calls-her-lame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Presidential BiasAlert CNN'sTheSituationRoom JackCafferty Labeling liberalmediabias SarahPalin Mon, 06 Jul 2009 22:55:00 +0000 34834 at http://www.mrc.org On FNC, Pinkerton Compares CNN on 'Bold' Obama to 'Stalinesque Fakery' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/fnc-pinkerton-compares-cnn-bold-obama-stalinesque-fakery <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-07-04-FNC-NWATCH-Stalin.jpg" height="180" width="240" /></div><p>Picking up on how CNN anchor Suzanne Malveaux hailed, as "a bold display of presidential concern," President Obama hugging a woman at Wednesday's health care forum, <a href="http://www.newamerica.net/people/james_pinkerton" target="_blank">Jim Pinkerton</a>, on FNC's Fox Newswatch, pointed out that <b>"in the middle of all of this Stalinesque fakery at this town hall meeting" Malveaux's characterization "is like Stalin putting Ukrainian family vic</b></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/fnc-pinkerton-compares-cnn-bold-obama-stalinesque-fakery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CNN'sTheSituationRoom FoxNewsWatch healthcare JimPinkerton liberalmediabias MediaBiasDebate ObamaWatch SuzanneMalveaux Sun, 05 Jul 2009 00:56:00 +0000 34827 at http://www.mrc.org