CNNNewsroom http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1354/all en CBS, CNN Cater to Rep. Waters, Omit Ongoing Ethics Investigation http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-cnn-cater-rep-waters-omit-ongoing-ethics-investigation <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/2011-09-26-CBS-TES-Hill.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="180" /></div> <p>Both CBS's Early Show and CNN's Newsroom sought out Rep. Maxine Waters on Monday for her reaction to President Obama's "stop complaining" rejoinder to the Congressional Black Caucus on Saturday, but neither outlet mentioned the continuing ethics investigation into the ultra-liberal Democrat. CNN anchor Suzanne Malveaux even went so far to flatter Rep. Waters as having her "<strong>marching shoes</strong>" on.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-cnn-cater-rep-waters-omit-ongoing-ethics-investigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert cbs CNN CNNNewsroom EricaHill liberalmediabias MaxineWaters SuzanneMalveaux TheEarlyShow Mon, 26 Sep 2011 21:15:00 +0000 38196 at http://mrc.org CNN's Velshi: Rep. Peter King Has 'Strange Obsession with Islam' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-velshi-rep-peter-king-has-strange-obsession-islam <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/2011-03-10-CNN-NR-Panel.jpg" width="240" height="140" /></div><p>On Thursday's Newsroom, CNN's Ali Velshi claimed that Rep. Peter King has a "<strong>seemingly strange obsession with Islam and Islamists, or whatever you want to call it</strong>," given the lead up and the first day of hearings looking into the radicalization of American Muslims.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-velshi-rep-peter-king-has-strange-obsession-islam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AlbertoCutie AliVelshi BiasAlert CNN CNNNewsroom congress ForiaYounis Islam liberalmediabias PeterBergen PeterKing Sun, 13 Mar 2011 01:04:00 +0000 37458 at http://mrc.org CNN Partially Rehashes Biased Six-Month-Old 'Islamophobia' Report http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-partially-rehashes-biased-six-month-old-islamophobia-report <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 height="140" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-03-10-CNN-NR-Feyerick.jpg" /></div><p>CNN's Deborah Feyerick performed a cut-and-paste job on Thursday's Newsroom by partially re-running a <a target="_blank" href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matthew-balan/2010/09/02/cnn-continues-one-sided-reporting-islamophobia-america">biased report from September 2010</a> on the apparent rise of "Islamophobia" in the United States.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-partially-rehashes-biased-six-month-old-islamophobia-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CNN CNNNewsroom DeborahFeyerick Islam Labeling liberalmediabias Muslims PeterKing Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:15:00 +0000 37452 at http://mrc.org CNN's 'Expert on Extremism': 'Radical Right' Bigger Threat Than Jihadis http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-expert-extremism-radical-right-bigger-threat-jihadis <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/2011-03-07-CNN-NR-Malveaux.jpg" width="240" height="140" /></div><p>Mark Potok of the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center claimed on Monday's Newsroom on CNN that radical Islam wasn't "<strong>our biggest domestic terror threat</strong>," that instead, "<strong>that pretty clearly comes from the radical right in this country</strong>." Anchor Suzanne Malveaux touted Potok as "<strong>expert on extremism</strong>" from "<strong>one of the most highly regarded non-governmental operations that are monitoring hate groups</</strong></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-expert-extremism-radical-right-bigger-threat-jihadis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CNN CNNNewsroom Labeling liberalmediabias MarkPotok PeterKing SuzanneMalveaux Terrorism Mon, 07 Mar 2011 23:17:00 +0000 37429 at http://mrc.org CNN's Savidge, Guests Gang Up on Supporter of Concealed Carry on Campus http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-savidge-guests-gang-supporter-concealed-carry-campus <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/2011-02-21-CNN-NR-Panel.jpg" width="240" height="133" /></div><p>On Monday's Newsroom, CNN's Martin Savidge teamed up with guests Rachel Sklar and Nick Ragone to oppose a proposed bill in Texas that would allow college students with concealed carry permits to carry handguns on campus. Savidge only had conservative talk show host Ben Ferguson on to voice his support for the bill during the segment, who faced off against the three.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-savidge-guests-gang-supporter-concealed-carry-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BenFerguson BiasAlert CNN CNNNewsroom Guns Labeling liberalmediabias MartinSavidge NickRagone RachelSklar Wed, 23 Feb 2011 02:02:00 +0000 37383 at http://mrc.org CNN's Malveaux Endorses Reporter's Question from the Left to Obama http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-malveaux-endorses-reporters-question-left-obama <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 height="117" width="200" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-02-15-CNN-NR-Malveaux.jpg" /></div><p>CNN's Suzanne Malveaux complimented a media colleague on Tuesday's Newsroom who hit President Obama from the left that morning.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-malveaux-endorses-reporters-question-left-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AprilRyan BarackObama BiasAlert Budget CNN CNNNewsroom Labeling liberalmediabias SuzanneMalveaux Wed, 16 Feb 2011 00:21:00 +0000 37346 at http://mrc.org CNN: Tiny Pro-Illegal Immigrant Rally Gets More Coverage Than March for Life http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-tiny-pro-illegal-immigrant-rally-gets-more-coverage-march-life <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;"><object height="192" width="240"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdqGkUuzpr&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="192" width="240" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdqGkUuzpr&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>CNN devoted three and a half minutes of coverage on Monday's Newsroom to a protest by "two dozen, maybe three dozen" people who were against two proposed laws ta</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-tiny-pro-illegal-immigrant-rally-gets-more-coverage-march-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Abortion BiasAlert BrookeBaldwin CaseyWian CNN CNNNewsroom immigration liberalmediabias Tue, 08 Feb 2011 23:31:00 +0000 37315 at http://mrc.org CNN Goes After Arizona's Gun Laws as Major Factor in Shooting http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-goes-after-arizonas-gun-laws-major-factor-shooting <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> <p style="float: right;">&nbsp;</p><p style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-01-10-CNN-NR-Baldwin.jpg" width="240" height="180" /></p><p> On Monday's Newsroom, CNN treated Arizona's gun laws as a significant contributor to the shootings in Tucson. Correspondent Jessica Yellin prompted the local prosecutor to spout her pro-gun control views. Anchor Brooke Baldwin highlighted a local Republican's gun-toting ad and the infamous clip of an anti-Obama protester carrying a semi-automatic rifle outside a 2009 presidential event in Arizona.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-goes-after-arizonas-gun-laws-major-factor-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Arizona BarbaraLaWall BiasAlert BrookeBaldwin CNN CNNNewsroom GabyGiffords Guns JessicaYellin JimKolbe liberalmediabias Tue, 11 Jan 2011 03:12:00 +0000 37188 at http://mrc.org Network Journalists Advance Leftist Wish to Blame Palin (and Tea Party) for Shooting http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/network-journalists-advance-leftist-wish-blame-palin-and-tea-party-shooting <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=hd6U6U6USU&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=hd6U6U6USU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>"The shooter's motivation is still unknown," Katie Couric announced as she anchored Saturday's <em>CBS Evening News</em>, but that didn't deter C</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/network-journalists-advance-leftist-wish-blame-palin-and-tea-party-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2010Congressional Audio BiasAlert BobSchieffer CBSEveningNews CNNNewsroom Crime DavidWright FacetheNation GabrielleGiffords JessicaYellin KellyO'Donnell liberalmediabias SarahPalin TeaParties ThisWeek Today Video Sun, 09 Jan 2011 22:58:00 +0000 37184 at http://mrc.org CNN's Yellin: Congress's Low Polls Numbers Due to Failure to Repeal DADT? http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-yellin-congresss-low-polls-numbers-due-failure-repeal-dadt <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 height="192" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-12-15-CNN-NR-Yellin.jpg" /></div><p>On Wednesday's Newsroom, CNN's Jessica Yellin bizarrely implied that Congress's low poll numbers was linked to their failure to repeal "don't ask, don't tell." After noting the public's support for repeal, Yellin stated that "Congress has its lowest approval rating in the history of polling...So it's clear that the American people are in one place, and one place where they're not so happy with Congress."<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-yellin-congresss-low-polls-numbers-due-failure-repeal-dadt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BiasByOmission BrookeBaldwin CNN CNNNewsroom congress JessicaYellin liberalmediabias Military Polls Thu, 16 Dec 2010 00:36:00 +0000 37084 at http://mrc.org CNN Perpetuates Liberal Talking Point on 'Cost' of Extending Tax Rates http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-perpetuates-liberal-talking-point-cost-extending-tax-rates <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/2010-12-09-CNN-NR-Yellin.jpg" width="240" height="180" /></div><p>On Thursday's Newsroom, CNN's Brooke Baldwin continued her network's liberal spin on the proposed compromise between President Obama and congressional Republicans to extend the current Bush-era tax rates, treating it as government spending. Baldwin hyped the apparent "<strong>two-year cost of this new cut</strong>" and how letting taxpayers keep their money would supposedly add to the deficit.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-perpetuates-liberal-talking-point-cost-extending-tax-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BrookeBaldwin CNN CNNNewsroom JayInslee JessicaYellin Labeling liberalmediabias taxes Fri, 10 Dec 2010 01:06:00 +0000 37063 at http://mrc.org CNN Features Guest Who Charges 'Regressive White Right' Has 'Declared War' on Progress http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-features-guest-who-charges-regressive-white-right-has-declared-war-progress <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 height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-11-07-CNN-NR-Lemon.jpg" /></div><p>CNN's Don Lemon tossed softballs at leftist writer Tim Wise on Sunday's Newsroom, mostly reading back excerpts from his latest column, which the anchor labeled a "<strong>withering rebuke of</strong>...<strong>the 'white right</strong>.'" Lemon even twice emphasized how Wise has apparently received death threats over the column, where he slammed "<strong>conservative old white people</strong> [who] <strong>have pretty much always been the bad guys</st</strong></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-features-guest-who-charges-regressive-white-right-has-declared-war-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AllenWest BiasAlert CNN CNNNewsroom Conservatives DonLemon Labeling liberalmediabias TeaParty TimWise Mon, 08 Nov 2010 18:47:00 +0000 36927 at http://mrc.org Zakaria: Sales Tax, More Govt. Spending Needed to 'Restore American Dream' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/zakaria-sales-tax-more-govt-spending-needed-restore-american-dream <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/2010-10-28-CNN-NR-Zakaria.jpg" width="240" height="180" /></div><p>On Thursday's Newsroom, CNN's Fareed Zakaria endorsed a predictably liberal solution to get the American economy moving again: enact more taxes and implement new government programs. Zakaria called for a national sales tax and advocated new government spending on "research and technology" and "upgrading the infrastructure." The CNN host also labeled tax cuts "bad stuff."<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/zakaria-sales-tax-more-govt-spending-needed-restore-american-dream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AliVelshi BiasAlert Budget CNN CNNNewsroom FareedZakaria Labeling liberalmediabias taxes Thu, 28 Oct 2010 23:08:00 +0000 36859 at http://mrc.org CNN Highlights Assault on MoveOn Worker, Omits Assault on Paul Supporter http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-highlights-assault-moveon-worker-omits-assault-paul-supporter <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/2010-10-26-CNN-NR-MoveOn.jpg" width="240" height="180" /></div><p>CNN devoted seven news briefs on Tuesday to an assault on a MoveOn.org employee by Rand Paul supporters caught on camera outside the Kentucky Senate debate on Monday evening, but failed to mention a second assault on Rand Paul supporter by a booster of Paul's opponent, Jack Conway. Most of the briefs also omitted how the MoveOn employee was trying to get an embarrassing picture of Paul.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-highlights-assault-moveon-worker-omits-assault-paul-supporter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AmericanMorning BiasAlert BrookeBaldwin CNN CNNNewsroom JackConway JohnRoberts Kentucky KiranChetry KyraPhillips LaurenValle liberalmediabias RandPaul TonyHarris Wed, 27 Oct 2010 00:05:00 +0000 36846 at http://mrc.org CNN's Blitzer: Delaware's Chris Coons a 'Moderate Liberal' Like Biden http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-blitzer-delawares-chris-coons-moderate-liberal-biden <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;"><object height="192" width="240"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdSUpruzuz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="192" width="240" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdSUpruzuz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>CNN's Wolf Blitzer downplayed the straight liberal record of Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday's Newsroom, as he compared the former senator to Delaware Demo</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-blitzer-delawares-chris-coons-moderate-liberal-biden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert ChrisCoons CNN CNNNewsroom Delaware JoeBiden Labeling liberalmediabias Newsroom TonyHarris WolfBlitzer Wed, 13 Oct 2010 19:04:00 +0000 36784 at http://mrc.org