OffshoreDrilling http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/11637/all en CBS's Rodriguez Urges John Kerry to Denounce Offshore Oil Drilling http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-rodriguez-urges-john-kerry-denounce-offshore-oil-drilling <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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-05-12-CBS-TES-Rodrigue.jpg" /></div><p>In an interview with Senator John Kerry on Wednesday's CBS Early Show on the Gulf Coast oil spill, co-host Maggie Rodriguez hit from the left on new energy legislation proposed by the Massachusetts Democrat: "correct me if I'm wrong, <b>your legislation calls for expanding offshore drilling at a time when polls show most Americans no longer support it. Why do you believe it's necessary to do that?"</b><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-rodriguez-urges-john-kerry-denounce-offshore-oil-drilling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert cbs EarlyShow JohnKerry liberalmediabias MaggieRodriguez OffshoreDrilling oilspill Wed, 12 May 2010 16:36:00 +0000 36094 at http://mrc.org CBS 'Early Show' Hits Obama from Left on Offshore Drilling http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-early-show-hits-obama-left-offshore-drilling <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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-04-01-CBS-TES-Plante.jpg" /></div><p>Introducing a segment on Thursday's CBS Early Show about President Obama's decision to open up some new areas to offshore oil drilling, fill-in co-host Jeff Glor warned that some of <b>Obama's "closest allies are especially unhappy." </b>In a report that followed, White House correspondent Bill Plante noted <b>"Environmental groups are disappointed." </b><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-early-show-hits-obama-left-offshore-drilling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BillPlante cbs EarlyShow JeffGlor JohnDickerson liberalmediabias MaggieRodriguez ObamaAdministration OffshoreDrilling Republicans Thu, 01 Apr 2010 19:31:00 +0000 35906 at http://mrc.org NBC News: California Offshore Drilling Possible; CNBC Says Not Likely http://mrc.org/articles/nbc-news-california-offshore-drilling-possible-cnbc-says-not-likely <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’s one of the few times one can wish the reporting by NBC News was right and CNBC was wrong.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nbc-news-california-offshore-drilling-possible-cnbc-says-not-likely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy Californiabudget CNBC NBC OffshoreDrilling Wed, 22 Jul 2009 14:14:27 +0000 admin 26687 at http://mrc.org GOP Senate Leader: Greens Have 'Just Gotten More Nutty' http://mrc.org/articles/gop-senate-leader-greens-have-just-gotten-more-nutty <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 end of the political convention season must have put Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in a good mood. It got him praising Democrats and complimenting the mainstream media. But it didn’t stop him from criticizing “nutty” environmentalists.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/gop-senate-leader-greens-have-just-gotten-more-nutty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy ClimateChange environmentalists FairnessDoctrine green JoeLieberman MitchMcConnell NancyPelosi NationalReview OffshoreDrilling oilexports RushLimbaugh talkradio Fri, 05 Sep 2008 20:32:19 +0000 admin 25946 at http://mrc.org CNN, Time Give Traction to Obama's Tire Exaggeration http://mrc.org/articles/cnn-time-give-traction-obamas-tire-exaggeration <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 >     Since presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama suggested proper tire-inflation would compensate for all the oil that could be drawn from exploration and drilling, he has been subjected to ridicule by his Republican rival, Sen. John McCain. Luckily for Obama, the media are willing to defend him.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/cnn-time-give-traction-obamas-tire-exaggeration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Energy ANWR BarackObama CNN Election2008 energycrisis JohnHinderaker JohnMcCain OffshoreDrilling oildrilling PowerLineblog TimeMagazine tireinflation TomForeman Wed, 06 Aug 2008 18:49:49 +0000 admin 26003 at http://mrc.org Oil War: The Media Crusade http://mrc.org/articles/oil-war-media-crusade <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>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; There’s an oil war going on, but it isn’t raging in the <st1:place w:st="on">Middle East</st1:place>. It’s an ongoing assault on the oil industry by the media for everything from profits to offshore drilling to global warming. CNN has even accused oil companies twice of manipulating prices to influence elections.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/oil-war-media-crusade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Environment abc AllanChernoff AmericanMorning americanpetroleuminstitute angrydrivers BillBlakemore cbs ClimateChange CNN exxonmobil GerriWillis GlobalWarming GregHunter harrysmith johnfelmy JohnRoberts JulieChen KatieCouric mccain MeredithVieira NBC obama OffshoreDrilling oilandgasindustry OilCompanies oilpriceconspiracy PeabodyCoal TrishRegan Wed, 06 Aug 2008 17:14:35 +0000 admin 26004 at http://mrc.org CNN Omits Democrats' Efforts to Prevent Drilling Vote http://mrc.org/articles/cnn-omits-democrats-efforts-prevent-drilling-vote <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>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; If only Congress would get its act together, all our current energy woes would be solved. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; That seemed to be CNN’s take on the energy bill in a July 25 segment. CNN correspondent Kate Bolduan reported the political differences on energy policy between Democrats and Republicans on CNN’s “American Morning.” </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/cnn-omits-democrats-efforts-prevent-drilling-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Energy AmericanMorning ANWR BarbaraBoxer CNN JimDeMint KateBolduan Kudlow&Company LarryKudlow MitchMcConnell OffshoreDrilling StrategicPetroleumReserve Fri, 25 Jul 2008 18:50:23 +0000 admin 26023 at http://mrc.org Barney Frank Opposes Offshore Drilling For Fishing Industry http://mrc.org/articles/barney-frank-opposes-offshore-drilling-fishing-industry <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>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; With oil trading above $145 a barrel, exploration and drilling for oil could provide economic opportunities for Rep. Barney Frank’s (D-Mass.) struggling congressional district. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; That wasn’t enough to persuade Frank, who insisted this would hurt the fishing industry in his district. He made the anti-drilling comments during CNBC’s July 14 “The Call” in anticipation of Bush’s announcement that he would lift the executive order banning oil drilling offshore. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/barney-frank-opposes-offshore-drilling-fishing-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy BarneyFrank CNBC Connecticut FinancialTimes fishingindustry GarretGraves Louisiana OffshoreDrilling TheCall USAToday Tue, 15 Jul 2008 15:33:28 +0000 admin 26050 at http://mrc.org Newsweek: Anti-Drilling Obama 'More in Touch with Voters' on Energy http://mrc.org/articles/newsweek-anti-drilling-obama-more-touch-voters-energy <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 >     As gas prices continue to rise, more and more Americans are in favor of opening up areas now off-limits for oil exploration and drilling, but a Newsweek magazine editor said on June 23 that Sen. Barack Obama is “more in touch with the voters” on energy despite his anti-drilling stance.</p> <br /> <p >     Newsweek’s senior Washington Correspondent and NBC news analyst Howard Fineman appeared on NBC’s “Today” June 23 to discuss the presidential candidates’ energy plans. NBC’s Ann Curry asked Fineman which candidate is more “in touch” with voters on energy.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/newsweek-anti-drilling-obama-more-touch-voters-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy AnnCurry ANWR BarackObama BostonGlobe Election2008 energypolicy Fortune Galluppoll HowardFineman JohnMcCain NBC Newsweek OffshoreDrilling outercontinentalshelf RasmussenReports SanFranciscoChronicle Today Mon, 23 Jun 2008 17:57:24 +0000 admin 26095 at http://mrc.org