WaronTerrorism http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1309/all en ABC Highlights Pakistani Complaints Against U.S. Drone Attacks on Terrorists http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-highlights-pakistani-complaints-against-us-drone-attacks-terrorists <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 src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-11-06-ABC-WN-Muir1.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="179" /></div> <p>On Sunday's <em>World News</em> on ABC, correspondent Nick Schifrin filed a report recounting complaints by Pakistanis that CIA drone attacks that have successfully killed high-profile terrorist figures residing in Pakistan have also resulted in civilian deaths and injuries.<br /><br />With the words "A Young Man's Plea" displayed on screen next to him, anchor David Muir introduced the piece:</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-highlights-pakistani-complaints-against-us-drone-attacks-terrorists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert CIA DavidMuir Deaths liberalmediabias NickSchifrin Pakistan WaronTerrorism WorldNews Mon, 07 Nov 2011 11:14:00 +0000 38372 at http://mrc.org Andy Rooney Recognized Media's Liberalism and Espoused It Himself http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/andy-rooney-recognized-medias-liberalism-and-espoused-it-himself <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> <p><em>Saturday, November 5: News this morning that Rooney passed away last night. Below is post put up just before his final </em>60 Minutes<em> appearance on October 2: </em></p> <p><em><br /></em></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/andy-rooney-recognized-medias-liberalism-and-espoused-it-himself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 60Minutes Afghanistan AndyRooney BiasAlert liberalmediabias MediaBiasDebate WaronTerrorism Mon, 03 Oct 2011 03:24:00 +0000 38224 at http://mrc.org CBS Frets Over 'Dark Stain' of Bush CIA's 'Troubling' Actions in Libya http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-frets-over-dark-stain-bush-cias-troubling-actions-libya <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 src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-09-03-CBS-EN-Mitchell1.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="180" /></div> <p>On Saturday's CBS Evening News, correspondent Barry Petersen filed a report which highlighted Human Rights Watch's analysis of government records in Libya which document that, during the Bush administration, the CIA sent prisoners to Libya as part of its renditioning program. Anchor Russ Mitchell saw the papers as potentially "troubling" as he introduced the report:<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-frets-over-dark-stain-bush-cias-troubling-actions-libya" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarryPetersen BiasAlert cbs EveningNews GeorgeW.Bush liberalmediabias Libya RussMitchell WaronTerrorism Sun, 04 Sep 2011 17:04:00 +0000 38114 at http://mrc.org War on Terrorism = 'War of Fear' According to NBC's Richard Engel http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/war-terrorism-war-fear-according-nbcs-richard-engel <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> <p>Appearing on Sunday's Meet the Press, NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel worried about the cost of combating terrorism and took the opportunity to bash the effort: "You talk about money the U.S. spent fighting this global war on terrorism. I think, which is a terrible misnomer, <strong>it's like a war on fear or something like that. And I think in many ways it has been a war of fear."</strong> [<a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2011-06-19-NBC-MTP-Engel.mp3">Audio available here</a>]</p> <p> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/war-terrorism-war-fear-according-nbcs-richard-engel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert governmentspending liberalmediabias MeetthePress Military NBC RichardEngel WaronTerrorism Mon, 20 Jun 2011 16:52:00 +0000 37839 at http://mrc.org ABC on Terror Suspect, Everything But a Muslim: 'Marine Lance Corporal,' a 'Marine Reservist,' an 'Ethiopian' and a 'Lone Wolf' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-terror-suspect-everything-muslim-marine-lance-corporal-marine-reservist-ethiopian-an <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/ABCWN-Melaku-2011-06-17-240.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="178" /></div> <p>Add ABC's <em>World News </em>and the <em>NBC Nightly News</em> to James Taranto's list of news outlets ('<a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303823104576391734272507462.html" target="_blank">Losing His Religion: A Pentagon terror scare and a media taboo</a>') which refuse to identify Yonathan Melaku, who was caught in Arlington Cemetery with suspicious material and a notebook praising the Taliban, as a Muslim.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-terror-suspect-everything-muslim-marine-lance-corporal-marine-reservist-ethiopian-an" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert dianesawyer Islam liberalmediabias PierreThomas WaronTerrorism WorldNews Sat, 18 Jun 2011 01:34:00 +0000 37836 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Cenk Uygur Claims George W. Bush Confessed to 'War Crimes' in New Memoir http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/msnbcs-cenk-uygur-claims-george-w-bush-confessed-war-crimes-new-memoir <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/alex-fitzsimmons">Alex Fitzsimmons</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object width="240" height="194"><param name="movie" value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdSUkUnzuz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdSUkUnzuz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" allowfullscreen="true" width="240" height="194"></embed></object></div><p>In an attempt to re-litigate the past, MSNBC contributor Cenk Uygur indicted former President George W. Bush for war crimes.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/msnbcs-cenk-uygur-claims-george-w-bush-confessed-war-crimes-new-memoir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CenkUygur ConspiracyTheories DylanRatigan ForeignPolicy GuantanamoBay InterrogationTechniques liberalmediabias Liberals&Democrats MediaBiasDebate Military MSNBC PoliticalGroups Video WaronTerrorism Fri, 05 Nov 2010 12:54:00 +0000 36912 at http://mrc.org ABC's Amanpour Jabs Bush: Relations with Muslim World 'Devastatingly Damaged Over the Previous Eight Years' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-amanpour-jabs-bush-relations-muslim-world-devastatingly-damaged-over-previous-eight <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/2010-08-15-ABC-GMA-Ama.jpg" /></div><p>It's one thing to acknowledge that the Muslim world has had a negative reaction to America's war effort in Afghanistan and Iraq, but, when one starts referring to "the previous eight years" before the Obama administration, it starts to sound like partisan Democratic talking points.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-amanpour-jabs-bush-relations-muslim-world-devastatingly-damaged-over-previous-eight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 9/11 Afghanistan BarackObama BiasAlert ChristianeAmanpour GeorgeW.Bush GroundZeroMosque Iraq liberalmediabias Muslims WaronTerrorism Tue, 17 Aug 2010 17:48:00 +0000 36492 at http://mrc.org Amanpour Slums to Take on U.S. Politics, Flummoxed Pelosi's Victories Aren't Better Appreciated http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/amanpour-slums-take-us-politics-flummoxed-pelosis-victories-arent-better-appreciated <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/2010-08-01-ABC-TW-Amanpour.jpg" /></div><p>In her debut Sunday morning as host of ABC's This Week with Christiane Amanpour, the long-time CNN international correspondent brought a foreigner's perspective to the program as <b>she treated her lack of knowledge and familiarity with U.S. politics as an asset and the current New York City resident seemed to say that after more than two decades of covering the world she had decided to allow herself to deal with U.S.</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/amanpour-slums-take-us-politics-flummoxed-pelosis-victories-arent-better-appreciated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sThisWeek Afghanistan BiasAlert ChristianeAmanpour congress GeorgeWill liberalmediabias NancyPelosi obamacare RobertGates taxes WaronTerrorism Sun, 01 Aug 2010 18:38:00 +0000 36426 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Ratigan Rants: Military 'Dropping Predator Bombs On Civilians Willy-Nilly' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/msnbcs-ratigan-rants-military-dropping-predator-bombs-civilians-willy-nilly <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;"> <object height="194" width="240"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xd6UaGeuaG&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=Xd6UaGeuaG&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>On Wednesday's Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC, host Dylan Ratigan didn't see any point to continuing the war in Afghanistan and slammed military a</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/msnbcs-ratigan-rants-military-dropping-predator-bombs-civilians-willy-nilly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Afghanistan BiasAlert DylanRatigan liberalmediabias Military MSNBC WaronTerrorism Thu, 13 May 2010 22:27:00 +0000 36097 at http://mrc.org Nets Upset by Confederate Proclamation, But Skip Obama Planning to Cleanse 'Islamic' Terminology http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nets-upset-confederate-proclamation-skip-obama-planning-cleanse-islamic-terminology <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/FNC-SRBB-Islamic.jpg" /></div><p>Words, just words. But which ones excite journalists and which ones don't?</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nets-upset-confederate-proclamation-skip-obama-planning-cleanse-islamic-terminology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews BiasAlert BrianWilliams dianesawyer FNC'sSpecialReport liberalmediabias NBCNightlyNews ObamaWatch ShannonBream WaronTerrorism Thu, 08 Apr 2010 01:15:00 +0000 35932 at http://mrc.org Fox Animator MacFarlane on HBO: 'If Reagan Were President, He Would Try Dick Cheney for War Crimes' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/fox-animator-macfarlane-hbo-if-reagan-were-president-he-would-try-dick-cheney-war-crimes <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;"><object height="202" width="250"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xdnznz6U8z&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="202" width="250" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xdnznz6U8z&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>Former President Ronald Reagan would have prosecuted Dick Cheney for war crimes, Seth MacFarlane (<a target="_blank" href="http://www.imdb.com/name</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/fox-animator-macfarlane-hbo-if-reagan-were-president-he-would-try-dick-cheney-war-crimes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Audio BiasAlert DickCheney Fox HBO'sRealTime InterrogationTechniques liberalmediabias SethMacFarlane Video WaronTerrorism Sat, 20 Feb 2010 15:17:00 +0000 35702 at http://mrc.org Newsweek Asserts 'Terror Begins at Home' - With Republicans http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/newsweek-asserts-terror-begins-home-republicans <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>Newsweek's latest issue features an article by managing editor Daniel Klaidman that <a href="http://www.newsweek.com/id/233591">blatantly associates Republican criticism of the Obama administration with terrorism</a>. Its title in the table of contents is "Terror Begins at Home: The GOP's Scare Tactics." Inside the magazine, the headline is "Terror Begins at Home: Fearmongering Politicians Are Scoring Cheap Political Points at the Expense of the American People." <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/newsweek-asserts-terror-begins-home-republicans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert DanielKlaidman liberalmediabias Newsweek WaronTerrorism Wed, 17 Feb 2010 19:52:00 +0000 35690 at http://mrc.org Fineman: Republicans 'Are About Division Fear,' Bush Wanted to 'Claim He Kept Us Safe' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/fineman-republicans-are-about-division-fear-bush-wanted-claim-he-kept-us-safe <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/2010-01-07-MSNBC-CWO-Fin.jpg" /></div><p>Appearing as a guest on Thursday's Countdown show on MSNBC to discuss Obama's latest speech on terrorism, Newsweek's Howard Fineman charged that, referring to Republicans, "they're about division and they're about fear." <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/fineman-republicans-are-about-division-fear-bush-wanted-claim-he-kept-us-safe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert Countdown GeorgeW.Bush HowardFineman KeithOlbermann liberalmediabias MSNBC Newsweek WaronTerrorism Sat, 09 Jan 2010 13:18:00 +0000 35519 at http://mrc.org ABC's Sawyer Hails Obama: 'Buck Stops Here' an 'Echo of Another Young President' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-sawyer-hails-obama-buck-stops-here-echo-another-young-president <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;"><object height="202" width="250"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Gd2GaGqGSU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="202" width="250" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Gd2GaGqGSU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>Two quick items from Thursday's World News.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-sawyer-hails-obama-buck-stops-here-echo-another-young-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews BiasAlert dianesawyer environment GeorgeStephanopoulos GlobalWarming liberalmediabias ObamaWatch SamChampion WaronTerrorism Weather Fri, 08 Jan 2010 04:27:00 +0000 35513 at http://mrc.org CBS Commentator: 00's Brought 'Intellectual' President, Also 'Blight' of Palin Chinese Drywall http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-commentator-00s-brought-intellectual-president-also-blight-palin-chinese-drywall <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/2010-01-03-CBS-SM-Palinmontage.jpg" /></div><p>CBS's Sunday Morning featured a commentary in which New Yorker magazine staff writer Rebecca Mead looked back at the past decade and hailed the "remarkable...election of a certified<b> intellectual as President"</b> before she cited "unforeseen<b> blights of the era,"</b> listing: "small plates, <b>Sarah Palin, Chinese dry wall,</b> jeggings." A fine encapsulation how the New York-based media elite's view the world.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-commentator-00s-brought-intellectual-president-also-blight-palin-chinese-drywall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Presidential BiasAlert CBS'sSundayMorning Iraq liberalmediabias ObamaWatch RebeccaMead SarahPalin WaronTerrorism Mon, 04 Jan 2010 03:55:00 +0000 35497 at http://mrc.org