GE http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/14514/all en Former CNBC Reporter: GE CEO Immelt Meddled in Network's Editorial Coverage http://mrc.org/articles/former-cnbc-reporter-ge-ceo-immelt-meddled-networks-editorial-coverage <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>This could confirm what many suspected all along – the corporate heads at General Electric (NYSE:<a href="http://www.google.com/finance?q=NYSE%3AGE"></a>GE) would try to use their media holdings to portray President Barack Obama and his administration in a positive light in order to gain a corporate advantage.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/former-cnbc-reporter-ge-ceo-immelt-meddled-networks-editorial-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Media Gasparino GE Immelt NBC obama Tue, 14 Sep 2010 20:16:39 +0000 admin 27095 at http://mrc.org Newsweek Mocks 'Poor Little CEO's,' Attacks Private Sector http://mrc.org/articles/newsweek-mocks-poor-little-ceos-attacks-private-sector <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-gillis">Kyle Gillis</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The news media love to bash businesses and support regulation, so Newsweek’s mockery of the CEO class and claims that they accomplished nothing between 2001 and 2009 shouldn’t be a surprise.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/newsweek-mocks-poor-little-ceos-attacks-private-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business bush ceoclass DanielGross Depression deregulation GE Newsweek Regulation Wed, 21 Jul 2010 13:33:06 +0000 admin 27172 at http://mrc.org 'Nightly News' Focuses on Greenland Melt, Ignores Antarctic Ice Expansion http://mrc.org/articles/nightly-news-focuses-greenland-melt-ignores-antarctic-ice-expansion <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >It’s no secret General Electric (NYSE: GE) has a lot to gain from the regulation of greenhouse gases, so is it a coincidence NBC, a GE product, offered more anecdotal evidence that global warming is putting the planet in danger?</p> <br /> <p >“NBC Nightly News” provided yet another report on Sept. 20 worrying about anthropogenic climate change melting ice in <st1:place w:st="on">Greenland</st1:place>.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nightly-news-focuses-greenland-melt-ignores-antarctic-ice-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment AnneThompson Antarctica ClimateChange GE GlobalWarming greenland icegrowth icemelt LesterHolt NBC NightlyNews oceanlevel sealevel Mon, 21 Sep 2009 15:07:44 +0000 admin 26586 at http://mrc.org Washington Examiner's Carney Rips MSNBC Host for Denigrating 9-12 March http://mrc.org/articles/washington-examiners-carney-rips-msnbc-host-denigrating-9-12-march <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >You might have figured this was coming, that when dust settled from the Sept. 12 march on Washington, D.C., the brain trust at MSNBC would attempt to frame it as negatively as possible.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/washington-examiners-carney-rips-msnbc-host-denigrating-9-12-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy 9-12Protest GE MediaBias MSNBC NBC TimCarney WashingtonExaminer Tue, 15 Sep 2009 01:49:26 +0000 admin 26595 at http://mrc.org NBC Affiliate Meteorologist Rips MSNBC for Apocalyptic Global Warming Special http://mrc.org/articles/nbc-affiliate-meteorologist-rips-msnbc-apocalyptic-global-warming-special <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>NBC Universal and its networks have been criticized for the global warming alarmism it parades on a regular basis. However, now the criticism is coming from its own affiliates.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nbc-affiliate-meteorologist-rips-msnbc-apocalyptic-global-warming-special" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change billSteffen CapandTrade ClimateChange futureearth GE GeneralElectric GlobalWarming icemelt MSNBC NBC NBCUniversal northpole polaricecaps Mon, 27 Apr 2009 20:19:36 +0000 admin 26824 at http://mrc.org Former General Electric CEO Welch Tells MSNBC 'No Recession' http://mrc.org/articles/former-general-electric-ceo-welch-tells-msnbc-no-recession <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Some think it is a foregone conclusion the economy is in or will be going into a recession within the first two quarters of 2008, but not everyone.</p> <br /> <p >     Welch, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Winning-Jack-Welch/dp/0060753943/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1200336524&sr=8-1" />author of “Winning,”</a> appeared on MSNBC’s January 14 “Morning Joe” to discuss the economy, the presidential race and professional football. Welch told viewers he didn’t anticipate a recession.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/former-general-electric-ceo-welch-tells-msnbc-no-recession" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy businessman CEO Decline downturn fears GE GeneralElectric JackWelch Recession suck Mon, 14 Jan 2008 20:18:07 +0000 admin 26442 at http://mrc.org