KuKluxKlan http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/16329/all en MSNBC Anchor Who Smeared 'KKK' Romney Wonders If Obama Will Win in a 'Landslide' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/msnbc-anchor-who-smeared-kkk-romney-wonders-if-obama-will-win-landslide <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/2011-12-15-MSNBC-NL-Obama.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="177" /></div> <p>MSNBC's Thomas Roberts, who on Wednesday linked Mitt Romney to the <a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/2011/20111215010402.aspx">Ku Klux Klan</a>, on Thursday wondered if Barack Obama is headed for a "landslide" reelection. Teasing an interview, Roberts hyped, "<strong>I'm going to talk with a columnist who says the President could be headed for a landslide." </strong><br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/msnbc-anchor-who-smeared-kkk-romney-wonders-if-obama-will-win-landslide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert KuKluxKlan liberalmediabias MittRomney MSNBC Thu, 15 Dec 2011 20:57:00 +0000 38540 at http://mrc.org Classy: Frequent NYT Book Reviewer Compares Tea Party to KKK http://mrc.org/articles/classy-frequent-nyt-book-reviewer-compares-tea-party-kkk <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ohio State University professor Kevin Boyle: &quot;Imagine a political movement created in a moment of terrible anxiety, its origins shrouded in a peculiar combination of manipulation and grass-roots mobilization, its ranks dominated by Christian conservatives and self-proclaimed patriots, its agenda driven by its members&#039; fervent embrace of nationalism, nativism and moral regeneration, with more than a whiff of racism wafting through it. No, not that movement.&quot; </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Kevin Boyle reviewed two new books on the Ku Klux Klan for the Sunday Times Book Review under the heading '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/27/books/review/the-not-so-invisible-empire.html?sq=kevin%20boyle%20kkk&st=cse&scp=1&pagewanted=all">The Not-So-Invisible Empire</a>.' Boyle, an Ohio State University history professor and frequent contributor to the Times Book Review, compared the Tea Party to the Ku Klux Klan.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/classy-frequent-nyt-book-reviewer-compares-tea-party-kkk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BookReview KevinBoyle KuKluxKlan liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias SamTanenhaus TeaParty TimesWatch Mon, 28 Nov 2011 19:11:00 +0000 38637 at http://mrc.org ABC World News Uses Scary Footage to Push Hate Crimes Bill http://mrc.org/articles/abc-world-news-uses-scary-footage-push-hate-crimes-bill <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 >Want to use a news story to influence a House vote on a hate crimes bill?</p> <br /> <p > On the eve of the vote, lead with a close-up of skinheads presenting a Nazi salute. Run some scary shots of the Ku Klux Klan. It's a visceral, one-two punch.  You don't need to mention any legislation; you just need to paint a picture of out-of-control hate in need of a government solution. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-world-news-uses-scary-footage-push-hate-crimes-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education abc Dr.JamesDobson FreeSpeech GayRights HateCrimes JimAvila KuKluxKlan neo-Nazi Thu, 03 May 2007 04:00:00 +0000 admin 27848 at http://mrc.org