BettyNguyen http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1431/all en CBS Highlights Chu's Solyndra Testimony in Congress, ABC Punts http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-highlights-chus-solyndra-testimony-congress-abc-punts <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/2011-11-18-CBS-Attkisson.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="139" /></div> <p>On Friday, CBS's Early Show was the only Big Three morning show to cover Energy Secretary Steven Chu's testimony before a congressional hearing on the $528 million loan to the bankrupt solar panel company Solyndra. NBC previewed the hearing on Thursday's Today show, but avoided it the following morning. ABC's GMA completely ignored it both days.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-highlights-chus-solyndra-testimony-congress-abc-punts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BettyNguyen BiasAlert BrianWilliams cbs CBSEveningNews DarrenSamuelsohn GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias NBC NBCNightlyNews Politico SharylAttkisson Solyndra SteveChu TheEarlyShow Today WorldNews Fri, 18 Nov 2011 21:40:00 +0000 38436 at http://mrc.org Big Three Nets Omit Corzine's Party ID as Feds Investigate His Firm http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/big-three-nets-omit-corzines-party-id-feds-investigate-his-firm <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/2011-11-01-CBS-Nguyen.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="180" /></div> <p>On Tuesday, the morning shows of the Big Three networks omitted the party affiliation of Jon Corzine as they reported on the federal investigation into his brokerage firm, something that even the liberal New York Times gave in their coverage of the story. ABC's Good Morning America also failed to include Corzine's name during their news brief on the investigation.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/big-three-nets-omit-corzines-party-id-feds-investigate-his-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BettyNguyen BiasAlert cbs GoodMorningAmerica JonCorzine JoshElliott liberalmediabias NBC TheEarlyShow Today Tue, 01 Nov 2011 22:48:00 +0000 38354 at http://mrc.org ABC Only Big Three Net to Fully Cover Seattle Terror Plot; NBC Gives It 17 Sec. http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-only-big-three-net-fully-cover-seattle-terror-plot-nbc-gives-it-17-sec <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/2011-06-24-ABC-GMA-Ross.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="180" /></div> <p>NBC barely covered the Thursday arrests of two Islamists in a planned terrorist attack on a military facility in Seattle. The network didn't cover the breaking news at all on Thursday's Nightly News, and devoted only 17 seconds to it on Friday's Today Show. Thursday's CBS Evening News had a minute-long report on the arrests, while ABC had full reports on the arrests on World News and GMA.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-only-big-three-net-fully-cover-seattle-terror-plot-nbc-gives-it-17-sec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BettyNguyen BiasAlert BobOrr BrianRoss cbs CBSEveningNews GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias NBC SavannahGuthrie ScottPelley TheEarlyShow Today WorldNews Fri, 24 Jun 2011 20:47:00 +0000 37858 at http://mrc.org CBS Highlights Liberal Catholic Faculty Attacking Boehner on the Poor http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-highlights-liberal-catholic-faculty-attacking-boehner-poor <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/2011-05-14-CBS-TES-Nguyen.jpg" /></div><p>Saturday's The Early Show on CBS gave attention to a number of liberal faculty members at Catholic University who, <a target="_self" href="http://ncronline.org/blogs/distinctly-catholic/breaking-news-catholic-academics-challenge-boehner">in a letter</a>, questioned House Speaker John Boehner's Catholic credentials on helping the poor ahead of the Ohio Republican's speech at the university's commencement.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-highlights-liberal-catholic-faculty-attacking-boehner-poor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BettyNguyen BiasAlert cbs EarlyShow JohnBoehner liberalmediabias Mon, 16 May 2011 11:18:00 +0000 37698 at http://mrc.org CBS Goes to Statue of Liberty to Hype Shutdown's 'Ripple Effect' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-goes-statue-liberty-hype-shutdowns-ripple-effect <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/2011-04-08-CBS-TES-Nguyen.jpg" /></div><p>On Friday's Early Show, CBS's Betty Nguyen used the Statue of Liberty as a live backdrop to play up how "<strong>visitors would miss out on the Smithsonian and its 19 museums</strong>...<strong>even the National Zoo</strong>" if the federal budget impasse leads to a government shutdown.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-goes-statue-liberty-hype-shutdowns-ripple-effect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BettyNguyen BiasAlert Budget cbs ChrisWragge EarlyShow liberalmediabias RebeccaJarvis Fri, 08 Apr 2011 19:50:00 +0000 37557 at http://mrc.org CBS Finally Covers NPR Scandal...On 4 A.M. News Program http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-finally-covers-npr-scandalon-4-am-news-program <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;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-03-10-CBS-MN-Nguyen.jpg" /></div><p> Following the March 8 release of an undercover sting video of NPR executive Ron Schiller calling Tea Party members "racist," <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2011/03/10/cbs-gives-zero-coverage-npr-scandal">CBS initially gave no coverage</a> to the ensuing scandal and resignations of him and NPR President Vivian Schiller.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-finally-covers-npr-scandalon-4-am-news-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BettyNguyen BiasAlert cbs congress EveningNews KatieCouric liberalmediabias MorningNews NPR Republicans RonSchiller StingVideo VivianSchiller Fri, 18 Mar 2011 15:21:00 +0000 37486 at http://mrc.org CBS, NBC Highlight List That Advocates Ban of Two Terms Coined by Sarah Palin http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-nbc-highlight-list-advocates-ban-two-terms-coined-sarah-palin <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/2010-12-31-CBS-TES-Nguyen.jpg" /></div><p>The Early Show on CBS and NBC's Today show on Friday both gave attention to Lake Superior State University's "<a target="_self" href="http://www.lssu.edu/banished/current.php">list of words </a>that should be banned in 2011 because of overuse or general uselessness," and both shows mentioned one or two words made famous by Sarah Palin as each show listed four or five out of the 14 words tallied.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-nbc-highlight-list-advocates-ban-two-terms-coined-sarah-palin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AlRoker AnnCurry BettyNguyen BiasAlert cbs environment liberalmediabias MattLauer MeredithVieira NBC SarahPalin TheEarlyShow ThomasRoberts Today Fri, 31 Dec 2010 20:15:00 +0000 37135 at http://mrc.org CBS's Plante: Palin Starts A 'Food Fight,' Takes 'Pot Shot' At Michelle Obama http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-plante-palin-starts-food-fight-takes-pot-shot-michelle-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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-12-21-CBS-TES-Plante.jpg" /></div><p>In a report at the top of the 8AM ET hour of Tuesday's CBS Early Show, senior White House correspondent Bill Plante ridiculed Sarah Palin for daring to criticize First Lady Michelle Obama's weight loss campaign: <b>"Palin has never been at a loss for an opinion on anything, including taking a pot shot at the First Lady's campaign to eat healthy." </b><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-plante-palin-starts-food-fight-takes-pot-shot-michelle-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BettyNguyen BiasAlert BillPlante cbs EarlyShow liberalmediabias MichelleObama obesity SarahPalin Tue, 21 Dec 2010 20:22:00 +0000 37101 at http://mrc.org Levi Johnston Recants Apology to Palins, CBS Rewards with Four-Minute 'Exclusive' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/levi-johnston-recants-apology-palins-cbs-rewards-four-minute-exclusive <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/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://media.eyeblast.org/newsbusters/static/2010/08/2010-08-27-CBS-RealityStar.jpg" /></div><p>Continuing their obsession with the credibility-challenged Levi Johnston, whose sole claim to fame is his continuing ability to exploit his relationship with Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol, CBS's The Early Show on Friday devoted more than four minutes to an "exclusive" interview with the "reality star" and how he now recants his apology for lying about the Palins in previous interviews. <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/levi-johnston-recants-apology-palins-cbs-rewards-four-minute-exclusive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BettyNguyen BiasAlert cbs LeviJohnston liberalmediabias SarahPalin TheEarlyShow Fri, 27 Aug 2010 17:46:00 +0000 36551 at http://mrc.org CBS's Smith: Hispanics See Arizona Law as 'Purely Discriminatory' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-smith-hispanics-see-arizona-law-purely-discriminatory <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;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-04-27-CBS-TES-Smith.jpg" /></div><p>Near the end of an interview with Arizona Senator John McCain on Tuesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith turned to the subject of illegal immigration and the new Arizona law to combat it: <b>"a very tough immigration reform bill </b>which basically makes it illegal for you to be in the state without some sort of documentation. Is this law the answer to the immigration crisis?"<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-smith-hispanics-see-arizona-law-purely-discriminatory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Arizona BettyNguyen BiasAlert cbs ChrisWragge EarlyShow harrysmith IllegalImmigration JohnMcCain liberalmediabias Tue, 27 Apr 2010 18:27:00 +0000 36017 at http://mrc.org CBS 'Early Show' Ignores Astronaut Criticism of Obama's Space Program Cuts http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-early-show-ignores-astronaut-criticism-obamas-space-program-cuts <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;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-04-14-CBS-TES-Nguyen.jpg" /></div><p>On Wednesday's CBS Early Show, fill-in news reader Betty Nguyen reported on President Obama's new plan to cut back America's space program, but failed to mention sharp criticism by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Jim Lovell, and Eugene Cernan in a signed letter sent to the White House.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-early-show-ignores-astronaut-criticism-obamas-space-program-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BarackObama BettyNguyen BiasAlert BudgetCuts cbs EarlyShow liberalmediabias Nasa NBC NeilArmstrong Wed, 14 Apr 2010 16:44:00 +0000 35965 at http://mrc.org