DanHarris http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1342/all en ABC Staff Laugh at Maher's Anti-Religious Mockery of Tim Tebow http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-staff-laugh-mahers-anti-religious-mockery-tim-tebow <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/2011-12-28-ABC-GMA-Harris1.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="179" /></div> <p>On Wednesday's<em> Good Morning America</em>, ABC staff could be heard laughing in the background when substitute news reader Dan Harris read the less vulgar part of HBO comedian Bill Maher's infamous tweet mocking Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow's religious beliefs.<br /><br />After informing viewers that there were calls for a boycott against Maher's HBO show over the "controversial tweet," Harris continued:<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-staff-laugh-mahers-anti-religious-mockery-tim-tebow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert BillMaher Christianity DanHarris GoodMorningAmerica HBO liberalmediabias RealTime Religion timtebow Twitter Sun, 01 Jan 2012 02:15:00 +0000 38697 at http://mrc.org ABC Hypes 'Massive' OWS Protest and NBC Touts 'Huge Crowds,' But CBS Sees Just 'a Thousand' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-hypes-massive-ows-protest-and-nbc-touts-huge-crowds-cbs-sees-just-thousand <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/ABCWorldNews-massivecrowd-2011-11-17-240.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="181" /></div> <p>Substitute ABC anchor David Muir opened Thursday's<em> World News</em> by hyping<strong> 'masses of people taking to the streets</strong> here in New York City,' before reporter Dan Harris referenced <strong>'this massive protest march tonight' </strong>and 'this big protest.'<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-hypes-massive-ows-protest-and-nbc-touts-huge-crowds-cbs-sees-just-thousand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BrianWilliams CBSEveningNews DanHarris DavidMuir JimAxelrod liberalmediabias MikeTaibbi NBCNightlyNews WallStreetProtests WorldNews Fri, 18 Nov 2011 01:45:00 +0000 38437 at http://mrc.org Liberal Mayors Continue to Rail Against Occupiers; Reporters Now Highlight Crime, Squalor http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/liberal-mayors-continue-rail-against-occupiers-reporters-now-highlight-crime-squalor <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-11-15-ABC-WN-Harris.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="177" /></div> <p>Now that Democratic mayors<a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/2011/20111115034306.aspx"> have turned on the Occupy Wall Street crowd</a>, several media outlets have adopted a more critical tone, highlighting crime and squalor at such protests.</p> <p> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/liberal-mayors-continue-rail-against-occupiers-reporters-now-highlight-crime-squalor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert DanHarris liberalmediabias OccupyWallStreet WashingtonPost WorldNews Wed, 16 Nov 2011 17:14:00 +0000 38419 at http://mrc.org Occupier Outrages Omitted http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/occupier-outrages-omitted <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Study: ABC, CBS and NBC Overlook Radicalism and Criminal Behavior at Occupy Wall Street Protests; Soundbites Favorable by 19-1 </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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"></div><div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-10-26-GMA-OWS-OAKLAND240.jpg" border="0" height="180" width="240" /></div> <p>ABC, CBS and NBC have <a href="http://www.mrc.org/realitycheck/realitycheck/2011/20111013100045.aspx">continued</a> their overly positive coverage of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protestors, devoting a massive number of stories (81 in just the month of October) to the leftist, anti-capitalist movement.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/occupier-outrages-omitted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division BarackObama BobSchieffer DanHarris DavidGregory DavidPlouffe EricaHill GeorgeStephanopoulos LesterHolt MattLauer NancyCordes NatalieMorales NewtGingrich Mon, 07 Nov 2011 14:40:00 +0000 3035 at http://mrc.org A Tale of Two Protests: Media Cheer Wall Street Occupiers But Jeered Tea Partiers http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/tale-two-protests-media-cheer-wall-street-occupiers-jeered-tea-partiers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Study: ABC, CBS and NBC loaded their broadcasts with 33 full stories in just 11 days of coverage of the Occupy Wall Street protests. </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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/ABCWN-Sawyer-2011-10-03-240.jpg" border="0" /></div> <p>The Occupy Wall Street protestors have received overwhelmingly positive coverage from the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) news networks, as they used their airtime to publicize and promote the aggressively leftist movement. <strong>In just the first eleven days of October, ABC, CBS and NBC flooded their morning and evening newscasts with a whopping 33 full stories or interview segments on the protesters.</strong></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/tale-two-protests-media-cheer-wall-street-occupiers-jeered-tea-partiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division BobSchieffer BrianWilliams ChuckTodd DanHarris dianesawyer JeffGreenfield JimAxelrod MaraSchiavocampo RebeccaJarvis Thu, 13 Oct 2011 13:37:00 +0000 admin 3031 at http://mrc.org ABC and NBC Champion Left-Wing Anti-Capitalist Protests, Fueled by Cookies from a 'Grandmother in Idaho' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-and-nbc-champion-left-wing-anti-capitalist-protests-fueled-cookies-grandmother-idaho <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-Sawyer-2011-10-03-240.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="181" /></div> <p>Very much unlike how they greeted the Tea Party protests in early 2009, the networks are embracing the new left-wing/anti-capitalist protests, even failing to condemn their unruly behavior which resulted in 700 arrests in New York City over the weekend, conduct for which they would have condemned Tea Party activists. <br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-and-nbc-champion-left-wing-anti-capitalist-protests-fueled-cookies-grandmother-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BrianWilliams DanHarris dianesawyer economy liberalmediabias MichelleFranzen NBCNightlyNews TeaParties WorldNews Tue, 04 Oct 2011 14:06:00 +0000 38236 at http://mrc.org ABC and NBC Highlight Obama's Attack on GOP Over Audience Boos http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-and-nbc-highlight-obamas-attack-gop-over-audience-boos <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/2011-10-02-ABC-WN-Muir1.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="180" /></div> <p>The ABC and NBC morning and evening newscasts on Sunday gave attention to President Obama's attack on the Republican presidential candidates for not scolding a couple of audience members who booed a gay solder asking a question at a recent debate. Monday's Special Report with Bret Baier on FNC noted that Obama has his own history of standing by without condemning inappropriate comments at public events.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-and-nbc-highlight-obamas-attack-gop-over-audience-boos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BarackObama BiasAlert DanHarris DavidKerley DavidMuir GoodMornningAmerica liberalmediabias NBC Republicans WorldNews Tue, 04 Oct 2011 12:46:00 +0000 38235 at http://mrc.org On ABC, Daily Beast's Avlon Complains 'Obama Derangement Syndrome on the Right' Has 'Gotten Worse' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-daily-beasts-avlon-complains-obama-derangement-syndrome-right-has-gotten-worse <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/2011-03-06-ABC-GMA-Avlon.jpg" /></div><p>On the Sunday, March 6, Good Morning America on ABC, as the Daily Beast's John Avlon appeared as a guest to make predictions about which Republicans will ultimately choose to run for President, he ended up complaining that "Obama Derangement Syndrome" has recently "gotten worse" and "deserves to be called out" because it is "divisive" and "unnecessary."<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-daily-beasts-avlon-complains-obama-derangement-syndrome-right-has-gotten-worse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BarackObama BiasAlert DailyBeast DanHarris GoodMorningAmerica JohnAvlon liberalmediabias MikeHuckabee RepulblicanParty Mon, 07 Mar 2011 03:33:00 +0000 37425 at http://mrc.org ABC Highlights Attacks on Chick-fil-A By Gay Rights Groups http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-highlights-attacks-chick-fil-gay-rights-groups <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/2011-01-30-ABC-WNS-Harris.jpg" width="240" height="180" /></div> <p dir="ltr">After ABC's World News ignored the March for Life pro-life event last week, the January 30 World News Sunday ran a report highlighting complaints by gay rights activists over Chick-fil-A - a family-owned restaurant known for its Christian-based social advocacy - supplying food to a socially conservative group in Pennsylvania that promoted a ban on same-sex marriage in the state that was enacted in 1996. <br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-highlights-attacks-chick-fil-gay-rights-groups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert DanHarris Homosexuals liberalmediabias Same-SexMarriage WorldNews Mon, 31 Jan 2011 12:50:00 +0000 37283 at http://mrc.org ABC Pushes for Tax Hike on Capital Gains, Ignores Likelihood of Tax Revenue Loss http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-pushes-tax-hike-capital-gains-ignores-likelihood-tax-revenue-loss <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/2011-01-29-ABC-GMA-Harris.jpg" /></div><p> On Friday's World News, and again on Saturday morning's Good Morning America, ABC ran reports highlighting hedge fund manager John Paulson's "jaw-dropping" 2010 income from capital gains, fretting that he will not pay as high a tax rate as many regular income earners, referring to Paulson's lower tax rate as a "loophole" or a "tax break." GMA co-anchor Dan Harris even referred to complaints of "extreme unfairness."<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-pushes-tax-hike-capital-gains-ignores-likelihood-tax-revenue-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert DanHarris DavidMuir dianesawyer GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias LinseyDavis taxes WorldNews Sun, 30 Jan 2011 02:49:00 +0000 37281 at http://mrc.org ABC's Harris Frets of 'Political Risk' in Obama 'Getting Too Cozy with the Business Community' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-harris-frets-political-risk-obama-getting-too-cozy-business-community <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/2011-01-23-ABC-GMA-Harris.jpg" /></div><p> On Sunday's Good Morning America on ABC, during a discussion of President Obama's upcoming State of the Union Address, as guest Mike Paul of MGP and Associates PR argued that Obama needs to talk about forming a "partnership" with businesses and cutting taxes, co-anchor Dan Harris fretted that there would be "political risk" in Obama getting too close to business. <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-harris-frets-political-risk-obama-getting-too-cozy-business-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert DanHarris GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:27:00 +0000 37257 at http://mrc.org ABC's Harris: Climate Scientists 'Embattled' by 'Controversial' Skeptics 'Despite Compelling Evidence' of Global Warming http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-harris-climate-scientists-embattled-controversial-skeptics-despite-compelling-evide <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/2010-12-26-ABC-WN-Harris.jpg" /></div><p>On the Wednesday, December 22, Nightline on ABC, inspired by recent extreme weather, correspondent Dan Harris filed a report on global warming in which he gave attention to the views of a proponent of global warming theory, while giving a lesser amount of attention to two skeptics, one of whom he labeled "controversial."<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-harris-climate-scientists-embattled-controversial-skeptics-despite-compelling-evide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert DanHarris FredSinger GlobalWarming liberalmediabias MichaelOppenheimer Nightline Weather Tue, 28 Dec 2010 20:29:00 +0000 37118 at http://mrc.org ABC's Amanpour Refers to Tax Cuts as 'Giveaways' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-amanpour-refers-tax-cuts-giveaways <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/2010-12-19-ABC-GMA-Amanpour.jpg" /></div><p>Appearing on Sunday's Good Morning America on ABC to discuss legislation recently passed by Congress, This Week host Christiane Amanpour referred to tax cuts as "giveaways" as she predicted that President Obama would receive political credit for the agreement to prevent the Bush tax cuts from expiring in January, which anchor Dan Harris described as a "big tax cut law."<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-amanpour-refers-tax-cuts-giveaways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BarackObama BiasAlert ChristianeAmanpour DanHarris GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias taxcuts Mon, 20 Dec 2010 12:20:00 +0000 37099 at http://mrc.org ABC Finds 'Dream Dies' for Illegal Immigrants Because of Conservatives http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-finds-dream-dies-illegal-immigrants-because-conservatives <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/2010-12-19-ABC-WN-Harris.jpg" /></div><p>As ABC's World News Sunday recounted President Obama's failed effort to provide citizenship for immigrants who entered the country illegally as children if they go to college or enter the military, the issue was framed as conservatives standing in the way of the "dream" of such immigrants, and, as anchor Dan Harris introduced a report on the bill that failed in the Senate - dubbed the Dream Act by supporters - a graphic appeared beside Harris with the word</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-finds-dream-dies-illegal-immigrants-because-conservatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BarackObama BiasAlert DanHarris IllegalImmigration liberalmediabias Senate TahmanBradley WorldNews Mon, 20 Dec 2010 12:16:00 +0000 37098 at http://mrc.org Networks Thrill Over 'Awesome,' 'Amazing Atmosphere' of Clinton and Obama Press Conference http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/networks-thrill-over-awesome-amazing-atmosphere-clinton-and-obama-press-conference <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="176" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-12-11-ABC-GMA-Harris.jpg" /></div><p>The network morning shows on Saturday thrilled over Bill Clinton's impromptu return to the White House. Commenting on the ex-President and Barack Obama's appearance on Friday to promote the tax bill compromise, Good Morning America's Dan Harris raved, "<b>That was an awesome bit of political theater. An amazing atmosphere in the room, I have to imagine.</b>"<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/networks-thrill-over-awesome-amazing-atmosphere-clinton-and-obama-press-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BarackObama BiasAlert cbs DanHarris liberalmediabias NBC Mon, 13 Dec 2010 20:30:00 +0000 37073 at http://mrc.org