DiscoveryChannel http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/14008/all en For the Media, it's Un-Holy Week http://mrc.org/articles/media-its-un-holy-week <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/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Most regular church-goers have heard their less scrupulously observant fellows called “Christmas and Easter Christians.” Well, they also have their counterparts in the mainstream media: “Christmas and Easter <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Anti</i>-Christians.” How else to explain the spate of skeptical, negative stories that inevitably accompany the two most important Christian holy days?</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/media-its-un-holy-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith Christianity DiscoveryChannel Easter ErikReece jesus JonMeacham MichaelMedved Newsweek OnFaith Resurrection Wed, 08 Apr 2009 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28719 at http://mrc.org ABC Reporters Team Up with Environmental Activists on Planet Green http://mrc.org/articles/abc-reporters-team-environmental-activists-planet-green <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/kelly-brown">Kelly Brown</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Some journalists aren’t even faking objectivity when it comes to covering global warming, and ABC and the Planet Green cable network are giving them a platform to promote alarmism.</p> <br /> <p >     ABC’s “Good Morning America” on July 10 promoted the Planet Green show “Focus Earth.” The program, hosted by ABC’s Bob Woodruff, will tell viewers “how the melting of the ice caps actually affects you, your home, your life, your yard,” according to “Good Morning America” host Diane Sawyer.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-reporters-team-environmental-activists-planet-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Environment ClimateChange discovery DiscoveryChannel earth GlobalWarming green PlanetGreen treehugger Weather Thu, 10 Jul 2008 19:54:13 +0000 admin 26060 at http://mrc.org Bozell, Knight Call on Discovery Channel to Drop 'Documentary' on Jesus Tomb http://mrc.org/articles/bozell-knight-call-discovery-channel-drop-documentary-jesus-tomb <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 >The Discovery Channel “documentary” purporting to have discovered the “lost tomb of Jesus” lacks scientific merit and is so laced with deceptive “facts” that it should be pulled from the broadcast schedule Sunday night, according to L. Brent Bozell, President of the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Media</st1:placename> <st1:placename w:st="on">Research</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">Center</st1:placetype></st1:place> and Robert Knight, Director of MRC's Culture and Media Institute.</p> <p ></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/bozell-knight-call-discovery-channel-drop-documentary-jesus-tomb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Education archaeology DiscoveryChannel JamesCameron jesus TalpiotTomb Tue, 27 Feb 2007 05:00:00 +0000 admin 27904 at http://mrc.org Networks That Praise Gates, Bashed Oil Firms http://mrc.org/news/networks-praise-gates-bashed-oil-firms <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> <u> <br /> </u> Networks That Praise Gates, Bashed Oil Firms<br /> </b> Same media outlets that attacked oil companies for success compliment Microsoft, a more profitable corporation.</p> <p><b>By Ken Shepherd<br /> Business & Media Institute<br /> June 16, 2006</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/news/networks-praise-gates-bashed-oil-firms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Business and Media Institute abc Advisors AlGore AmyMenefee autism BalanceSheet bias biasedaccounts bozell BrentBozell BusinessandMediaInstitute cbs CharlesSimpson China ClimateChange conservative consumerconfidence CSPI CurrentTV Cyberalert DanGainor DiscoveryChannel Drugs economy Employment FairTax FannieMae FreeMarket FX gas GasHysteria GasPrices GlobalWarming HermanCain HousingBubble Insourcing jobs Kyoto Labor lbrentbozell LiberalBias Live8 LouDobbs media MediaBias MediaMalpractice MediaRealityCheck MediaResearchCenter mediawatchdog Mercury MorganSpurlock NBC networknews news newsbias NewYorkTimes obesity oil outsourcing personalaccounts RecordPrice runawaylitigation Smoking SocialSecurity Soda softdrink SupersizedBias Tax&Spin taxes TradeSecrets Union USAToday videos Wal-Mart WallStreetJournal WashingtonPost Fri, 16 Jun 2006 18:00:00 +0000 admin 30362 at http://mrc.org Networks Think Inflation is Important Only When Its Rising http://mrc.org/news/networks-think-inflation-important-only-when-its-rising <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/noel-sheppard">Noel Sheppard</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><b> <u> <br /> </u> Networks Think Inflation is Important Only When Its Rising<br /> </b> Signs that consumer prices are under control get ignored or downplayed.</p> <p><b>By Noel Sheppard<br /> Business & Media Institute<br /> June 16, 2006</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/news/networks-think-inflation-important-only-when-its-rising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Business and Media Institute abc Advisors AlGore AmyMenefee autism BalanceSheet bias biasedaccounts bozell BrentBozell BusinessandMediaInstitute cbs CharlesSimpson China ClimateChange conservative consumerconfidence CSPI CurrentTV Cyberalert DanGainor DiscoveryChannel Drugs economy Employment FairTax FannieMae FreeMarket FX gas GasHysteria GasPrices GlobalWarming HermanCain HousingBubble Insourcing jobs Kyoto Labor lbrentbozell LiberalBias Live8 LouDobbs media MediaBias MediaMalpractice MediaRealityCheck MediaResearchCenter mediawatchdog Mercury MorganSpurlock NBC networknews news newsbias NewYorkTimes obesity oil outsourcing personalaccounts RecordPrice runawaylitigation Smoking SocialSecurity Soda softdrink SupersizedBias Tax&Spin taxes TradeSecrets Union USAToday videos Wal-Mart WallStreetJournal WashingtonPost Fri, 16 Jun 2006 18:00:00 +0000 admin 30363 at http://mrc.org http://mrc.org/news-0 <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> <u> <br /> </u> S<br /> </b> H</p> <p><b>By Ken Shepherd<br /> Business & Media Institute<br /> June 16, 2006</b></p> <p>      </p> News Business and Media Institute abc Advisors AlGore AmyMenefee autism BalanceSheet bias biasedaccounts bozell BrentBozell BusinessandMediaInstitute cbs CharlesSimpson China ClimateChange conservative consumerconfidence CSPI CurrentTV Cyberalert DanGainor DiscoveryChannel Drugs economy Employment FairTax FannieMae FreeMarket FX gas GasHysteria GasPrices GlobalWarming HermanCain HousingBubble Insourcing jobs Kyoto Labor lbrentbozell LiberalBias Live8 LouDobbs media MediaBias MediaMalpractice MediaRealityCheck MediaResearchCenter mediawatchdog Mercury MorganSpurlock NBC networknews news newsbias NewYorkTimes obesity oil outsourcing personalaccounts RecordPrice runawaylitigation Smoking SocialSecurity Soda softdrink SupersizedBias Tax&Spin taxes TradeSecrets Union USAToday videos Wal-Mart WallStreetJournal WashingtonPost Fri, 16 Jun 2006 18:00:00 +0000 admin 30361 at http://mrc.org Lauers SciFi Disaster Examines Our Lack of Future http://mrc.org/news/lauers-scifi-disaster-examines-our-lack-future <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><b> <u> <br /> </u> Lauers SciFi Disaster Examines Our Lack of Future<br /> World wont end before more viewers subjected to Today co-hosts wacky predictions of doom.</b></p> <p><b>By Dan Gainor<br /> Business & Media Institute<br /> June 15, 2006</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/news/lauers-scifi-disaster-examines-our-lack-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Business and Media Institute abc Advisors AlGore AmyMenefee autism BalanceSheet bias biasedaccounts bozell BrentBozell BusinessandMediaInstitute cbs CharlesSimpson China ClimateChange conservative consumerconfidence CSPI CurrentTV Cyberalert DanGainor DiscoveryChannel Drugs economy Employment FairTax FannieMae FreeMarket FX gas GasHysteria GasPrices GlobalWarming HermanCain HousingBubble Insourcing jobs Kyoto Labor lbrentbozell LiberalBias Live8 LouDobbs media MediaBias MediaMalpractice MediaRealityCheck MediaResearchCenter mediawatchdog Mercury MorganSpurlock NBC networknews news newsbias NewYorkTimes obesity oil outsourcing personalaccounts RecordPrice runawaylitigation Smoking SocialSecurity Soda softdrink SupersizedBias Tax&Spin taxes TradeSecrets Union USAToday videos Wal-Mart WallStreetJournal WashingtonPost Thu, 15 Jun 2006 18:00:00 +0000 admin 30364 at http://mrc.org CNN's '70s Flashback: Serwer Sees Specter of Stagflation http://mrc.org/news/cnns-70s-flashback-serwer-sees-specter-stagflation <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> <u> <br /> </u> </b> <b>CNN's '70s Flashback: Serwer Sees Specter of Stagflation<br /> </b><b>But economy is performing strongly and inflation is well below 1970s levels.</b></p> <p><b>By Ken Shepherd<br /> Business & Media Institute<br /> June 15, 2006</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/news/cnns-70s-flashback-serwer-sees-specter-stagflation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Business and Media Institute abc Advisors AlGore AmyMenefee autism BalanceSheet bias biasedaccounts bozell BrentBozell BusinessandMediaInstitute cbs CharlesSimpson China ClimateChange conservative consumerconfidence CSPI CurrentTV Cyberalert DanGainor DiscoveryChannel Drugs economy Employment FairTax FannieMae FreeMarket FX gas GasHysteria GasPrices GlobalWarming HermanCain HousingBubble Insourcing jobs Kyoto Labor lbrentbozell LiberalBias Live8 LouDobbs media MediaBias MediaMalpractice MediaRealityCheck MediaResearchCenter mediawatchdog Mercury MorganSpurlock NBC networknews news newsbias NewYorkTimes obesity oil outsourcing personalaccounts RecordPrice runawaylitigation Smoking SocialSecurity Soda softdrink SupersizedBias Tax&Spin taxes TradeSecrets Union USAToday videos Wal-Mart WallStreetJournal WashingtonPost Thu, 15 Jun 2006 18:00:00 +0000 admin 30365 at http://mrc.org Summer of Gore Continues with Softball Game on Larry King http://mrc.org/news/summer-gore-continues-softball-game-larry-king <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> <u> <br /> </u> Summer of Gore Continues with Softball Game on Larry King<br /> </b> Host lets Gore slam his talking points out of the park without raising any skeptical questions on warming.</p> <p><b>By Ken Shepherd<br /> Business & Media Institute<br /> June 15, 2006</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/news/summer-gore-continues-softball-game-larry-king" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Business and Media Institute abc Advisors AlGore AmyMenefee autism BalanceSheet bias biasedaccounts bozell BrentBozell BusinessandMediaInstitute cbs CharlesSimpson China ClimateChange conservative consumerconfidence CSPI CurrentTV Cyberalert DanGainor DiscoveryChannel Drugs economy Employment FairTax FannieMae FreeMarket FX gas GasHysteria GasPrices GlobalWarming HermanCain HousingBubble Insourcing jobs Kyoto Labor lbrentbozell LiberalBias Live8 LouDobbs media MediaBias MediaMalpractice MediaRealityCheck MediaResearchCenter mediawatchdog Mercury MorganSpurlock NBC networknews news newsbias NewYorkTimes obesity oil outsourcing personalaccounts RecordPrice runawaylitigation Smoking SocialSecurity Soda softdrink SupersizedBias Tax&Spin taxes TradeSecrets Union USAToday videos Wal-Mart WallStreetJournal WashingtonPost Thu, 15 Jun 2006 18:00:00 +0000 admin 30366 at http://mrc.org Recession Never Recedes Far from News Comments http://mrc.org/news/recession-never-recedes-far-news-comments <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><b> <u> <br /> </u> Recession Never Recedes Far from News Comments<br /> </b> TV reports continue to raise the specter of economic troubles despite strong growth and low unemployment.</p> <p><b>By Dan Gainor<br /> The Boone Pickens Free Market Fellow<br /> Business & Media Institute<br /> June 14, 2006</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/news/recession-never-recedes-far-news-comments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Business and Media Institute abc Advisors AlGore AmyMenefee autism BalanceSheet bias biasedaccounts bozell BrentBozell BusinessandMediaInstitute cbs CharlesSimpson China ClimateChange conservative consumerconfidence CSPI CurrentTV Cyberalert DanGainor DiscoveryChannel Drugs economy Employment FairTax FannieMae FreeMarket FX gas GasHysteria GasPrices GlobalWarming HermanCain HousingBubble Insourcing jobs Kyoto Labor lbrentbozell LiberalBias Live8 LouDobbs media MediaBias MediaMalpractice MediaRealityCheck MediaResearchCenter mediawatchdog Mercury MorganSpurlock NBC networknews news newsbias NewYorkTimes obesity oil outsourcing personalaccounts RecordPrice runawaylitigation Smoking SocialSecurity Soda softdrink SupersizedBias Tax&Spin taxes TradeSecrets Union USAToday videos Wal-Mart WallStreetJournal WashingtonPost Wed, 14 Jun 2006 18:00:00 +0000 admin 30368 at http://mrc.org ABC Labels Litigious Food Police a Consumer Group http://mrc.org/news/abc-labels-litigious-food-police-consumer-group <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> <u> <br /> </u> ABC Labels Litigious Food Police a Consumer Group<br /> </b> Industry critic CSPIs lawsuit escaped critical review on World News Tonight</p> <p><b>By Ken Shepherd<br /> Business & Media Institute<br /> June 14, 2006</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/news/abc-labels-litigious-food-police-consumer-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Business and Media Institute abc Advisors AlGore AmyMenefee autism BalanceSheet bias biasedaccounts bozell BrentBozell BusinessandMediaInstitute cbs CharlesSimpson China ClimateChange conservative consumerconfidence CSPI CurrentTV Cyberalert DanGainor DiscoveryChannel Drugs economy Employment FairTax FannieMae FreeMarket FX gas GasHysteria GasPrices GlobalWarming HermanCain HousingBubble Insourcing jobs Kyoto Labor lbrentbozell LiberalBias Live8 LouDobbs media MediaBias MediaMalpractice MediaRealityCheck MediaResearchCenter mediawatchdog Mercury MorganSpurlock NBC networknews news newsbias NewYorkTimes obesity oil outsourcing personalaccounts RecordPrice runawaylitigation Smoking SocialSecurity Soda softdrink SupersizedBias Tax&Spin taxes TradeSecrets Union USAToday videos Wal-Mart WallStreetJournal WashingtonPost Wed, 14 Jun 2006 18:00:00 +0000 admin 30367 at http://mrc.org PBSs Now Charged Up About Foul Play Killing Electric Car http://mrc.org/news/pbss-now-charged-about-foul-play-killing-electric-car <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> <u> <br /> </u> PBSs Now Charged Up About Foul Play Killing Electric Car<br /> </b> But in reality, only a few hundred sold, despite tax credits and advertising.</p> <p><b>By Ken Shepherd<br /> Business & Media Institute<br /> June 13, 2006</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/news/pbss-now-charged-about-foul-play-killing-electric-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Business and Media Institute abc Advisors AlGore AmyMenefee autism BalanceSheet bias biasedaccounts bozell BrentBozell BusinessandMediaInstitute cbs CharlesSimpson China ClimateChange conservative consumerconfidence CSPI CurrentTV Cyberalert DanGainor DiscoveryChannel Drugs economy Employment FairTax FannieMae FreeMarket FX gas GasHysteria GasPrices GlobalWarming HermanCain HousingBubble Insourcing jobs Kyoto Labor lbrentbozell LiberalBias Live8 LouDobbs media MediaBias MediaMalpractice MediaRealityCheck MediaResearchCenter mediawatchdog Mercury MorganSpurlock NBC networknews news newsbias NewYorkTimes obesity oil outsourcing personalaccounts RecordPrice runawaylitigation Smoking SocialSecurity Soda softdrink SupersizedBias Tax&Spin taxes TradeSecrets Union USAToday videos Wal-Mart WallStreetJournal WashingtonPost Tue, 13 Jun 2006 18:00:00 +0000 admin 30369 at http://mrc.org Gores Film, Lionized by Media, A Pussycat at Box Office http://mrc.org/news/gores-film-lionized-media-pussycat-box-office <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> <u> <br /> </u> Gores Film, Lionized by Media, A Pussycat at Box Office<br /> </b> Documentarys lackluster performance worse than Gigli, A Prairie Home Companion</p> <p><b>By Ken Shepherd<br /> Business & Media Institute<br /> June 13, 2006</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/news/gores-film-lionized-media-pussycat-box-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Business and Media Institute abc Advisors AlGore AmyMenefee autism BalanceSheet bias biasedaccounts bozell BrentBozell BusinessandMediaInstitute cbs CharlesSimpson China ClimateChange conservative consumerconfidence CSPI CurrentTV Cyberalert DanGainor DiscoveryChannel Drugs economy Employment FairTax FannieMae FreeMarket FX gas GasHysteria GasPrices GlobalWarming HermanCain HousingBubble Insourcing jobs Kyoto Labor lbrentbozell LiberalBias Live8 LouDobbs media MediaBias MediaMalpractice MediaRealityCheck MediaResearchCenter mediawatchdog Mercury MorganSpurlock NBC networknews news newsbias NewYorkTimes obesity oil outsourcing personalaccounts RecordPrice runawaylitigation Smoking SocialSecurity Soda softdrink SupersizedBias Tax&Spin taxes TradeSecrets Union USAToday videos Wal-Mart WallStreetJournal WashingtonPost Tue, 13 Jun 2006 18:00:00 +0000 admin 30370 at http://mrc.org USA Today Hypes Student Debt Loads http://mrc.org/news/usa-today-hypes-student-debt-loads <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> <u> <br /> </u> USA Today Hypes Student Debt Loads<br /> </b> Paper features grad student with more than double the average debt load of his peers.</p> <p><b>By Ken Shepherd<br /> Business & Media Institute<br /> June 12, 2006</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/news/usa-today-hypes-student-debt-loads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Business and Media Institute abc Advisors AlGore AmyMenefee autism BalanceSheet bias biasedaccounts bozell BrentBozell BusinessandMediaInstitute cbs CharlesSimpson China ClimateChange conservative consumerconfidence CSPI CurrentTV Cyberalert DanGainor DiscoveryChannel Drugs economy Employment FairTax FannieMae FreeMarket FX gas GasHysteria GasPrices GlobalWarming HermanCain HousingBubble Insourcing jobs Kyoto Labor lbrentbozell LiberalBias Live8 LouDobbs media MediaBias MediaMalpractice MediaRealityCheck MediaResearchCenter mediawatchdog Mercury MorganSpurlock NBC networknews news newsbias NewYorkTimes obesity oil outsourcing personalaccounts RecordPrice runawaylitigation Smoking SocialSecurity Soda softdrink SupersizedBias Tax&Spin taxes TradeSecrets Union USAToday videos Wal-Mart WallStreetJournal WashingtonPost Mon, 12 Jun 2006 18:00:00 +0000 admin 30371 at http://mrc.org NBC Marks Death Tax Bills Demise with Democratic Zinger http://mrc.org/news/nbc-marks-death-tax-bills-demise-democratic-zinger <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> <u> <br /> </u> NBC Marks Death Tax Bills Demise with Democratic Zinger<br /> </b> Anchor Brian Williams left out conservative talking points and studies showing negative impact of estate tax.</p> <p><b>By Ken Shepherd<br /> Business & Media Institute<br /> June 9, 2006</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/news/nbc-marks-death-tax-bills-demise-democratic-zinger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Business and Media Institute abc Advisors AlGore AmyMenefee autism BalanceSheet bias biasedaccounts bozell BrentBozell BusinessandMediaInstitute cbs CharlesSimpson China ClimateChange conservative consumerconfidence CSPI CurrentTV Cyberalert DanGainor DiscoveryChannel Drugs economy Employment FairTax FannieMae FreeMarket FX gas GasHysteria GasPrices GlobalWarming HermanCain HousingBubble Insourcing jobs Kyoto Labor lbrentbozell LiberalBias Live8 LouDobbs media MediaBias MediaMalpractice MediaRealityCheck MediaResearchCenter mediawatchdog Mercury MorganSpurlock NBC networknews news newsbias NewYorkTimes obesity oil outsourcing personalaccounts RecordPrice runawaylitigation Smoking SocialSecurity Soda softdrink SupersizedBias Tax&Spin taxes TradeSecrets Union USAToday videos Wal-Mart WallStreetJournal WashingtonPost Fri, 09 Jun 2006 18:00:00 +0000 admin 30372 at http://mrc.org