BobWoodward http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1689/all en Woodward: John Boehner Is No Phenomenon Like Obama http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/woodward-john-boehner-no-phenomenon-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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="194" width="240"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hd6USUSUaG&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="194" width="240" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hd6USUSUaG&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>Appearing on Wednesday's Morning Joe, Washington Post associate editor Bob Woodward dismissed the significance of the accession of Rep.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/woodward-john-boehner-no-phenomenon-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert BobWoodward congress JohnBoehner liberalmediabias MikeAllen MorningJoe MSNBC Politico Republicans WashingtonPost Wed, 05 Jan 2011 18:05:00 +0000 37154 at http://mrc.org BBC's Katty Kay: Cheney 'Hoodwinked the American Public' into Believing Saddam Hussein Behind 9/11 http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/bbcs-katty-kay-cheney-hoodwinked-american-public-believing-saddam-hussein-behind-911 <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/2010-11-07-CMS-Kay2.jpg" /></div><p>On Sunday's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, panel member Katty Kay of the BBC claimed that Vice President Dick Cheney had convinced 70 percent of Americans to believe that Saddam Hussein was behind the 9/11 attacks, and that he "hoodwinked the American public." Kay's accusation came as host Matthews had turned the discussion to the topic of how President Obama might have handled the response to the 9/11 attacks differently than President Bush.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/bbcs-katty-kay-cheney-hoodwinked-american-public-believing-saddam-hussein-behind-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 9/11 BiasAlert BobWoodward ChrisMatthews DickCheney GeorgeW.Bush Iraq KattyKay liberalmediabias SaddamHussein Mon, 08 Nov 2010 14:08:00 +0000 36928 at http://mrc.org Sneak Peek: CBS's Kroft Sympathizes With Obama in Soft '60 Minutes' Interview http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/sneak-peek-cbss-kroft-sympathizes-obama-soft-60-minutes-interview <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/2010-11-05-CBS-TES-Kroft.jpg" /></div><p>In a preview of President Obama's upcoming 60 Minutes interview on Friday's CBS Early Show, correspondent Steve Kroft is shown commiserating with the commander-in-chief over midterm election losses: <b>"People have made the argument you lost control of the narrative, you've let other people define you, that you haven't sold your successes well enough."</b><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/sneak-peek-cbss-kroft-sympathizes-obama-soft-60-minutes-interview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 60Minutes BarackObama BiasAlert BobWoodward Campaign2010 cbs Democrats EarlyShow harrysmith liberalmediabias SteveKroft Fri, 05 Nov 2010 15:53:00 +0000 36915 at http://mrc.org CBS's Smith: Obama Didn't Want to Give Military a 'Blank Check' In Afghanistan http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-smith-obama-didnt-want-give-military-blank-check-afghanistan <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/2010-09-29-CBS-TES-Smith.jpg" /></div><p>In an interview with 'Obama's Wars' author Bob Woodward on Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith sought to defend the President's uncertainty on Afghanistan: "...when he takes over they're already in this war for seven years and <b>what he was not going to do...was give the military a blank check in an open-ended deal, say, 'go do your best.'" </b><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-smith-obama-didnt-want-give-military-blank-check-afghanistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Afghanistan BarackObama BiasAlert BobWoodward cbs EarlyShow harrysmith liberalmediabias Obama'sWars Wed, 29 Sep 2010 21:06:00 +0000 36717 at http://mrc.org On ABC, Bob Woodward Sympathizes With 'Intellectual' Obama and His 'Internal Struggle' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-bob-woodward-sympathizes-intellectual-obama-and-his-internal-struggle <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/2010-09-28-ABC-GMA-Woodward[1].jpg" width="240" height="176" /></div><p>According to Bob Woodward, Barack Obama is an "intellectual" who has agonized over Afghanistan. The Washington Post author appeared on Good Morning America on Tuesday and touted his new book, Obama's Wars, as a way of getting inside the President's "internal struggle" over military action in that country. <br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-bob-woodward-sympathizes-intellectual-obama-and-his-internal-struggle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Afghanistan BarackObama BiasAlert BobWoodward GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias Tue, 28 Sep 2010 16:28:00 +0000 36716 at http://mrc.org Halperin: Obama's Done 'Extraordinary Job'; Woodward: He's No European Socialist http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/halperin-obamas-done-extraordinary-job-woodward-hes-no-european-socialist <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;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-01-17-NBC-MTP-Halperin.jpg" /></div><p>On Sunday's Meet the Press, Mark Halperin of Time and formerly with ABC News, hailed President Barack Obama: <b>"He's done, I think, an extraordinary job running the government...under difficult circumstances.</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/halperin-obamas-done-extraordinary-job-woodward-hes-no-european-socialist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert BobWoodward GameChange liberalmediabias MarkHalperin MeetthePress NBC Mon, 18 Jan 2010 13:54:00 +0000 35553 at http://mrc.org David Brooks Derides Palin as a 'Joke' and 'Talk Show Host'; Only Ifill Sees Her Appeal http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/david-brooks-derides-palin-joke-and-talk-show-host-only-ifill-sees-her-appeal <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;"><img height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-11-15-ABC-TW-Brooks.jpg" /></div><p>The roundtable members on Sunday's This Week derided or dismissed Sarah Palin, with <a target="_blank" href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/opinion/editorialsandoped/oped/columnists/davidbrooks/index.html">David Brooks</a>, the putative conservative columnist for the New York Times, declaring <b>"she's a joke" and insisting "Republican primary voters just are not going to elect a talk show host"</b> - leaving it to PBS's Gwen Ifill, of all people, to come t</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/david-brooks-derides-palin-joke-and-talk-show-host-only-ifill-sees-her-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Presidential ABC'sThisWeek BiasAlert BobWoodward DavidBrooks GeorgeWill GwenIfill liberalmediabias SarahPalin Sun, 15 Nov 2009 20:35:00 +0000 35338 at http://mrc.org Times Book Critic Loves Bob Woodward's Newest http://mrc.org/articles/times-book-critic-loves-bob-woodwards-newest <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michiko Kakutani: &quot;In Bob Woodward&#039;s highly anticipated new book, &#039;State of Denial,&#039; President Bush emerges as a passive, impatient, sophomoric and intellectually incurious leader, presiding over a grossly dysfunctional war cabinet and given to an almost religious certainty that makes him disinclined to rethink or re-evaluate decisions he has made about the war.&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 style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">The Times' <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2006/20060920132053.aspx" target="_self">reliably </a><a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2006/20060920132053.aspx">anti-Bush </a>chief book critic Michiko Kakutani surprises no one by relishing Washington Post investigative reporter Bob Woodward's "State of Denial," his negative assessment of the administration's handling of the Iraq War and its aftermath.</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/times-book-critic-loves-bob-woodwards-newest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BobWoodward Books GeorgeW.Bush IraqWa MichikoKakutani NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Mon, 02 Oct 2006 17:30:00 +0000 admin 5197 at http://mrc.org