WorldNewsTonight http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12251/all en ABC News Targets Guns, Omits Facts http://mrc.org/articles/abc-news-targets-guns-omits-facts <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/david-niedrauer">David Niedrauer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >On July 8, ABC's <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">World News Tonight</i> used a <st1:city w:st="on">Philadelphia</st1:city> gun control controversy as fodder for a hit piece on <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">America</st1:place></st1:country-region>'s constitutional right to keep and bear arms.    </p> <br /> <p >Anchor Dan Harris used moving images of gun victims, resounding gunshots, bad science and selective quotes to make an emotional pitch for gun control, while giving gun rights defenders a terse, hostile hearing.  </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-news-targets-guns-omits-facts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education abc DanHarris GunControl Philadelphia WorldNewsTonight Mon, 09 Jul 2007 04:00:00 +0000 admin 27766 at http://mrc.org Supporting the Troops by Saving Their Marriages http://mrc.org/articles/supporting-troops-saving-their-marriages <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/kristen-fyfe">Kristen Fyfe</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Citing a Pentagon statistic that 20 percent of married troops in Iraq are planning to divorce or separate, the May 24 broadcast of <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">ABC's World News Tonight with Charles Gibson</i> highlighted a program that is trying to help war veterans save their marriages. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/supporting-troops-saving-their-marriages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education abc CharlesGibson ErinHayes PhoenixProject WorldNewsTonight Fri, 25 May 2007 04:00:00 +0000 admin 27826 at http://mrc.org Profiting Too Much? http://mrc.org/articles/profiting-too-much <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; When is a company earning too much? According to ABC, that’s when it is doing better than the tiny country of Iceland. ABC’s “World News with Charles Gibson” on October 26 used that unusual comparison to state that Exxon Mobil’s third-quarter profits were too high.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The segment skewered Exxon with a combination of statistical spin, reporter Mike von Fremd’s reference to the firm’s “astounding profits” and a call for a windfall profits tax from a left-wing think tank.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/profiting-too-much" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business abc CharlesGibson gas MediaBias oil profit tax WorldNewsTonight Fri, 27 Oct 2006 20:44:39 +0000 admin 24985 at http://mrc.org ABC Lean on Fairness in Mad Cow Testing Story http://mrc.org/articles/abc-lean-fairness-mad-cow-testing-story <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/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </b>ABC’s Charles Gibson gave viewers of the July 20 “World News Tonight” little to chew on when he told them the government was scaling back testing for mad cow disease. The anchor only put forth the anti-industry side of the story and left out how cattle ranchers were pleased with government findings that prompted the testing cutback.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-lean-fairness-mad-cow-testing-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health cattle consumer madcowdisease WorldNewsTonight Fri, 21 Jul 2006 20:29:59 +0000 admin 25120 at http://mrc.org ABC Perplexed at High Demand for High-Priced Gas http://mrc.org/articles/abc-perplexed-high-demand-high-priced-gas <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/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     “Gas prices are through the roof, why are you still driving?”</p> <br /> <p >     That might as well have been the cry from “World News Tonight” substitute anchor Kate Snow as she opened the July 10 broadcast.</p> <br /> <p >    The answer would be: They’re just not as expensive as the media would have you believe.</p> <br /> <p >     “<st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">America</st1:place></st1:country-region>’s growing appetite for gasoline has come as a surprise even as prices have climbed during last year” the demand “has held steady,” Snow told her viewers. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-perplexed-high-demand-high-priced-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy abc gas inflation oil prices WorldNewsTonight Tue, 11 Jul 2006 20:37:22 +0000 admin 25136 at http://mrc.org