BostonGlobe http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1822/all en Boston Globe Reporter Drags 11-Year-Old Daughter to Occupy Boston http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/boston-globe-reporter-drags-11-year-old-daughter-occupy-boston <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 src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/MarkShanahan-BostonGlobe-240.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="123" /></div> 'Bring the Family: Looking for Adventure with the Kids' reads the tag line over a weekly series of tips to <em>Boston Globe</em> readers suggesting what to do with them on weekends.<p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/boston-globe-reporter-drags-11-year-old-daughter-occupy-boston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BostonGlobe liberalmediabias OccupyWallStreet Sun, 27 Nov 2011 15:05:00 +0000 38454 at http://mrc.org Journalists Denounce Ryan for Not Raising Taxes: 'Rich Get Off Like Scoundrels,' Slam Tea Party as 'Far Right' Impediment http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/journalists-denounce-ryan-not-raising-taxes-rich-get-scoundrels-slam-tea-party-far-right <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="181" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/RealTimer-KatyKay-2011-04-08-240.jpg" /></div><p>A round-up from over the weekend of journalists denouncing Republican Congressman Paul Ryan for not including a big tax hike in his deficit-reduction plan and discrediting the Tea Party's pressure on House Speaker John Boehner as a "far right" impediment to good government.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/journalists-denounce-ryan-not-raising-taxes-rich-get-scoundrels-slam-tea-party-far-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BostonGlobe Budget DavidMuir EvanThomas FoxNewsSunday InsideWashington JuanWilliams KattyKay liberalmediabias MeetthePress RealTime WorldNews Mon, 11 Apr 2011 13:23:00 +0000 37566 at http://mrc.org On Martha's Vineyard, 'Miss Me Yet?' Bush T-Shirts Outselling 'I Vacationed with Obama' Ones http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/marthas-vineyard-miss-me-yet-bush-t-shirts-outselling-i-vacationed-obama-ones <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="154" width="241" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-08-19-FNC-SRBB-MissMeYet.jpg" /></div><p>Picking up on a nugget (<a target="_blank" href="http://twitter.com/BrentHBaker/status/21520541079">my tweet</a>) surprisingly included in a Wednesday Boston Globe article, on Thursday night FNC's Bret Baier reported in his "Grapevine" segment: <b>"President Bush is apparently more popular than President Obama on Martha's Vineyard - at least when it comes to clothing."</b> Baier relayed the day the First Family arrived on the Massachusetts island:</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/marthas-vineyard-miss-me-yet-bush-t-shirts-outselling-i-vacationed-obama-ones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BostonGlobe BretBaier FNC'sSpecialReport GeorgeW.Bush liberalmediabias ObamaWatch Sat, 21 Aug 2010 22:59:00 +0000 36523 at http://mrc.org NYT Execs: Generous With Other People's Money, But They Like Their Own http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-execs-generous-other-peoples-money-they-their-own <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Times executives are quite generous with other people&#039;s money, as judged by Times editorials and reports urging higher taxes on the rich, and unleashing harsh criticism on wealthy chief executives. But when it comes to their own bank accounts...NYT execs Janet Robinson and Arthur Sulzberger Jr. made over $12 million in compensation in 2009, a year when the paper laid off 8% of its staff. </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>Times executives are quite generous with other people's money, as judged by Times editorials and reports that call for higher taxes on "the rich" and which unleash harsh criticism on wealthy chief executives. But when it comes to their own bank accounts...<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-execs-generous-other-peoples-money-they-their-own" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch ArthurSulzbergerJr. BostonGlobe CEOPay DoubleStandards Hypocrisy liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Unions Fri, 26 Mar 2010 16:40:00 +0000 admin 7461 at http://mrc.org Boston Globe Belatedly Sees Islam in Ft. Hood Shooting http://mrc.org/articles/boston-globe-belatedly-sees-islam-ft-hood-shooting <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/anthony-kang">Anthony Kang</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Upon further research and examination into the Army's complete findings on the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placetype w:st="on">Fort</st1:placetype> <st1:placename w:st="on">Hood</st1:placename></st1:place> shootings, in a February 22 report, the Boston Globe's Bryan Bender conceded that politically-incorrect conservatives were right all along – just not in those words of course.</p> <p >            </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/boston-globe-belatedly-sees-islam-ft-hood-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith BostonGlobe Ft.Hood Islam Mon, 22 Feb 2010 05:00:00 +0000 admin 29129 at http://mrc.org Nine Days Before Election, Boston Globe's Pierce Ridiculed Notion Brown Could Win http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nine-days-election-boston-globes-pierce-ridiculed-notion-brown-could-win <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="173" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/CharlesPierce.jpg" /></div><p>In a contribution to the Boston Globe Magazine published nine days before the January 19 Senate election won by Republican Scott Brown, veteran Globe Magazine writer Charles Pierce ridiculed the idea Brown could win, in a piece formulated as a letter to Brown: <br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nine-days-election-boston-globes-pierce-ridiculed-notion-brown-could-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2010Congressional BiasAlert BostonGlobe CharlesPierce liberalmediabias ScottBrown Mon, 01 Feb 2010 04:46:00 +0000 35628 at http://mrc.org Boston Globe Rankled: 'Rockwellian Ideal...Replaced by Quarrelsome Masses Hollering' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/boston-globe-rankled-rockwellian-idealreplaced-quarrelsome-masses-hollering <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="200" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/Globeheadline-09-08-06.jpg" /></div><p>Catching up with a front page Boston Globe story from late last week, the financially-troubled newspaper owned by the New York Times failed again to limit its liberal laments, and belittling of conservatives, to the editorial page.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/boston-globe-rankled-rockwellian-idealreplaced-quarrelsome-masses-hollering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BostonGlobe healthcare liberalmediabias LisaWangsness MedicalInsurance obamacare Mon, 10 Aug 2009 15:41:00 +0000 34961 at http://mrc.org A Kidnapped Fetus? http://mrc.org/articles/kidnapped-fetus <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/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Darlene Haynes was only 23 years old when another woman brutally slashed her open and removed her eight-month-old baby girl from her womb. Her decomposing body was found July 27 wrapped in a blanket and dumped in a closet inside her apartment in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Worcester</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">Massachusetts</st1:state></st1:place>. The body was so mutilated that when they found it, the police said they couldn't immediately determine its gender.</p> <p >    </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/kidnapped-fetus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education abc baby BostonGlobe DarleneHayes FoxNews NBC Fri, 07 Aug 2009 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28588 at http://mrc.org 40 Years Since Chappaquiddick; Ted Kennedy 'Would Have Brought Comfort' to Mary Jo Kopechne 'In Her Old Age' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/40-years-chappaquiddick-ted-kennedy-would-have-brought-comfort-mary-jo-kopechne-her-old- <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 height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/Kopechne.jpg" /></div><p>Earlier this week, <a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/2009/20090716024253.aspx">ABC</a>, <a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/2009/20090716034358.aspx">CBS</a> and NBC all noted the tenth anniversary of the death of John F. Kennedy, Jr. That Kennedy was an "icon" according to CBS's Harry Smith, and "the Prince of Camelot" to ABC's Chris Cuomo, a former cousin-in-law.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/40-years-chappaquiddick-ted-kennedy-would-have-brought-comfort-mary-jo-kopechne-her-old-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BostonGlobe CharlesPierce history liberalmediabias PoliticalScandals TedKennedy Sat, 18 Jul 2009 14:21:00 +0000 34876 at http://mrc.org NYT Co. Plays Hardball with Boston Globe, Imposes 23% Pay Cut http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-co-plays-hardball-boston-globe-imposes-23-pay-cut <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Former GE chief executive Jack Welch sees hypocrisy: &quot;So ironic to see NYT act so brutish toward labor. Certainly would be crucifying any Company with labor practices like theirs.&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: auto 0in">Richard Perez-Pena <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/11/business/media/11globe.html" target="_self">reported </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/11/business/media/11globe.html">Wednesday </a>that the Boston Globe's largest union filed a complaint with federal regulators, challenging a 23 percent pay cut imposed by the struggling newspaper. The guild called on the paper's owner - the New York Times Co. - to resume negotiations.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-co-plays-hardball-boston-globe-imposes-23-pay-cut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BostonGlobe Hypocrisy JackWelch NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesCompany NYTimes RichardPerez-Pena TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Unions Wed, 10 Jun 2009 21:49:00 +0000 admin 6885 at http://mrc.org The NYT Co.'s Hypocritical Hardball vs. Boston Globe Unions http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nyt-cos-hypocritical-hardball-vs-boston-globe-unions <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>The New York Times Co. is playing hardball with the Boston Globe, threatening to shut it down unless it got more cuts from the Globe's unions, without a trace of its flagship paper's vaunted support for unions against management. <br /><br /> [This item, by Clay Waters, was posted Tuesday on the MRC's TimesWatch site: <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2009/20090505125602.aspx" target="blank">www.timeswatch.org</a> ] <br /><br /> Washington Post media reporter Howard Kurtz wrote on Monday: <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nyt-cos-hypocritical-hardball-vs-boston-globe-unions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BostonGlobe Hypocrite NewYorkTimes Unions Thu, 07 May 2009 15:35:00 +0000 34612 at http://mrc.org The NYT Co.'s Hypocritical Hardball vs. Boston Globe Unions http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-cos-hypocritical-hardball-vs-boston-globe-unions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The New York Times Co. is playing hardball with the Boston Globe, threatening to shut it down unless it got more cuts from the Globe&#039;s unions, without a trace of its flagship paper&#039;s vaunted support for unions against management. </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 New York Times Co. is playing hardball with its sister paper the Boston Globe, threatening to shut it down unless it gets more cuts from the Globe's unions. Washington Post media reporter <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/03/AR2009050300269.html?hpid="topnews&hpid=topnews" " target="_self">Howard </a><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/03/AR2009050300269.html?hpid="topnews&hpid=topnews" ">Kurtz wrote on Monday</a>:</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-cos-hypocritical-hardball-vs-boston-globe-unions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BostonGlobe Hypocrisy newspapers NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesCo. NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Unions Tue, 05 May 2009 17:02:00 +0000 admin 6811 at http://mrc.org The NYT Co. Loves All Unions...Except Their Own http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-co-loves-all-unionsexcept-their-own <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Boston Globe reports: &quot;The New York Times Co. has threatened to shut the Boston Globe unless the newspaper&#039;s unions swiftly agree to $20 million in concessions, union leaders said.&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>The New York Times Company's flagship newspaper, The New York Times, is a strong supporter of unions against management, at leastwithin its news pages and self-righteous editorials. But when it comes to its own bottom line, the company is as self-interested as any of the corporations (<a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2008/20080605145300.aspx" target="_self">like Wal-Mart</a>) that its main newspaper loves to criticize.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-co-loves-all-unionsexcept-their-own" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch ArthurSulzbergerJr. BostonGlobe NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesCompany NYTimes RichardPerez-Pena TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Unions Mon, 06 Apr 2009 18:50:00 +0000 admin 6757 at http://mrc.org Dear Boston Globe: Rickshaws Create Jobs Too http://mrc.org/articles/dear-boston-globe-rickshaws-create-jobs-too <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/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>24 February 2009<!--?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /--></p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Editor, <!--?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /--><st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Boston</st1:place></st1:city> Globe</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Dear Editor:</p><p>24 February 2009</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Editor, <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Boston</st1:place></st1:city> Globe</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Dear Editor:</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/dear-boston-globe-rickshaws-create-jobs-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy BostonGlobe jobs TMasstransit Tue, 24 Feb 2009 18:25:18 +0000 admin 26941 at http://mrc.org From the Campaign to the Transition: Decanting More Jodi Kantor Bias http://mrc.org/articles/campaign-transition-decanting-more-jodi-kantor-bias <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Calling her &quot;an expert in urban affairs, particularly housing and transportation,&quot; Kantor praises Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett while glossing over questions about her management of Chicago public housing raised by the Boston Globe. </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>Reporter Jodi Kantor, who <a href="http://timeswatch.org/articles/2008/20081124133032.aspx" target="_self">Times Watch justrecognized </a>as providing some of the most slanted coverage during the campaign, boosted President-Elect Obama with a flattering 2,500-word front- page profile of FOO (Friend of Obama) Valerie Jarrett, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/24/us/politics/24jarrett.html?ref="todayspaper&pagewanted=all" " target="_self">An Old Hometown </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/24/us/politics/24jarrett.html?ref="todayspaper&pagewanted=all" ">Mentor, Still at Obama's</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/campaign-transition-decanting-more-jodi-kantor-bias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BarackObama BostonGlobe JodiKantor NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org ValerieJarrett Mon, 24 Nov 2008 20:48:00 +0000 admin 6553 at http://mrc.org