MRC Culture http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19167/all en Pollitt Book Gives New Talking Points to Pro-Abortion Media http://www.mrc.org/articles/pollitt-book-gives-new-talking-points-pro-abortion-media <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Infanticide is just super – Katha says so! </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="NoSpacing">It’s a Bible for the abortion uber alles set, the Good News According to Katha! This gospel of responsibility-free sex states that abortion is “right,” “good” and “moral.” It’s what’s “best for kids” and it’s all about a woman’s “unalienable right” to pursue happiness. And liberal journos have read, it, learned it, and love it.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/pollitt-book-gives-new-talking-points-pro-abortion-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Abortion Katha Pollit Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:22:39 +0000 mike.ciandella 47442 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Death of Klinghoffer’ Opens to Standing Ovations http://www.mrc.org/articles/death-klinghoffer-opens-standing-ovations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Still, protestors have had some victories. </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/tianna-dimartino">Tianna DiMartino</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The highly controversial and anti-Semitic opera, “The Death of Klinghoffer,” premiered at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York on Monday, October 20, 2014.&nbsp; </p><p>It opened on time, as scheduled despite ongoing rallies, protests and petitions to Peter Gelb and the Met directly in an attempt to prevent the play’s production since June 2014 when the Met announced it would be bringing John Adam’s pro-terrorist opera to a city traumatized by the massive terror attack of 9-11.. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/death-klinghoffer-opens-standing-ovations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment International Islamification Politics PLO The Death of Klinghoffer Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:28:54 +0000 mike.ciandella 47440 at http://www.mrc.org Nets Filibuster for Wendy Davis http://www.mrc.org/articles/nets-filibuster-wendy-davis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Forty-six stories with just two minor criticisms? It’s not the media’s fault she’s losing. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/121904" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nets-filibuster-wendy-davis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Politics Abortion Texas abortion bill Wendy Davis Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:06:42 +0000 mike.ciandella 47437 at http://www.mrc.org Little Girls Drop F-Bombs to ‘Empower’ Feminism http://www.mrc.org/articles/little-girls-drop-f-bombs-empower-feminism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Media call the ad ‘brilliant’ and ‘adorable.’ </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/109573972?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0"></iframe></p> <p class="NoSpacing">The feminist movement is selling something, but it isn’t feminism.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/little-girls-drop-f-bombs-empower-feminism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Family Politics FCKH8 Feminism Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:41:16 +0000 mike.ciandella 47434 at http://www.mrc.org One Week Later: Networks Still Ignore Houston Sermon Subpoena Scandal http://www.mrc.org/articles/one-week-later-networks-still-ignore-houston-sermon-subpoena-scandal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, CBS, NBC still disinterested in mayor’s attempt to infringe pastors’ rights. </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/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Although <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/159548/identify-christian.aspx">77 percent of the population identifies as Christian</a> according to Gallup, the media often pay very little attention when the government infringes on the rights of Christians.</p><p dir="ltr">The broadcast networks didn’t care enough about Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s subpoena of several pastors’ sermons to report on it in the entire week since the story broke. Parker is openly lesbian.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/one-week-later-networks-still-ignore-houston-sermon-subpoena-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Government Media ADF Annise Parker churches city government David Feldman equal rights ordinance First Amendment gay and lesbian hero Houston pastor pastors subpoenaed religious rights sermons sermons subpoenaed Sexuality transgender transgender rights bill Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:17:21 +0000 julia.seymour 47428 at http://www.mrc.org WaPo Columnist: ‘Sex Only for Rich People’ in America http://www.mrc.org/articles/wapo-columnist-sex-only-rich-people-america <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Progressive feminists don’t fall far from the eugenics tree. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Maybe the War on Women is really a class struggle, and the wealthy are trying to make sure the proletariat doesn’t get to make whoopee. Or so suggests one Washington Post opinion columnist.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/wapo-columnist-sex-only-rich-people-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education Government Health Life Abortion Catherine Rampell contraception Washington Post Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:09:54 +0000 matt.philbin 47419 at http://www.mrc.org Media Abortion Champion Wendy Davis Sells Baby Onesies http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-abortion-champion-wendy-davis-sells-baby-onesies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Campaign profits from babies – in more ways than one. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The media’s “<a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/katie-yoder/2014/02/19/daily-beast-wendy-davis-america-s-conscience-abortion">conscience on abortion</a>” is profiting off of babies – in more ways than one.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-abortion-champion-wendy-davis-sells-baby-onesies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Politics Abortion Texas Wendy Davis Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:46:01 +0000 matt.philbin 47418 at http://www.mrc.org Bozell: Network Censorship of Houston Mayor’s Subpoenas Part of Left’s ‘Relentless Assault on Free Speech’ http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-network-censorship-houston-mayors-subpoenas-part-lefts-relentless-assault-free <p style="text-align: left;">RESTON, VA – According to a <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/houston-attacks-religious-freedom-pastors-networks-unconcerned">new analysis</a> by MRC Culture, over the past two days the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) have completely censored liberal Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s attempt to subpoena sermons of five pastors critical of the mayor, homosexuality, gender identity, or the city’s new “equal rights” ordinance.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-network-censorship-houston-mayors-subpoenas-part-lefts-relentless-assault-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases MRC Culture Censorship Free Speech gay Houston lesbian religous freedom Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:08:13 +0000 rich.noyes 47401 at http://www.mrc.org Houston Attacks Religious Freedom Of Pastors; Networks Unconcerned http://www.mrc.org/articles/houston-attacks-religious-freedom-pastors-networks-unconcerned <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, CBS and NBC uncover male strippers movie and ‘Hunks and Hounds’ calendar, but not mayor’s anti-Christian jihad. </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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/129944" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p> <p>Houston’s attack on the religious liberty of five pastors created a nationwide uproar among conservatives. And not one second of attention from the broadcast news outlets.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/houston-attacks-religious-freedom-pastors-networks-unconcerned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Family Government Fox News Houston LGBT pastors subpoena Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:07:51 +0000 dan.gainor 47400 at http://www.mrc.org Pro-life Leaders Prefer Civil Disobedience to Obamacare’s ‘Blood Money’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/pro-life-leaders-prefer-civil-disobedience-obamacares-blood-money <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Live Action hosts a news conference at Planned Parenthood. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Here’s something the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/katie-yoder/2014/10/14/media-herald-heartwarming-powerful-letter-mom-baby-she-will-abort">pro-abortion media</a> won’t want to hear: the risks the pro-life movement will take to defend the defenseless, speak for the voiceless and stand up for the threatened.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/pro-life-leaders-prefer-civil-disobedience-obamacares-blood-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Health Life Politics Abortion Live Action obamacare Planned Parenthood Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:02:16 +0000 mike.ciandella 47391 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Madam Secretary’ Team Funding Favors Left 600 to 1 http://www.mrc.org/articles/madam-secretary-team-funding-favors-left-600-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yet the show is not making a political statement? </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/tianna-dimartino">Tianna DiMartino</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Whatever you do, remember that Tea Leoni’s on-screen portrayal of the Secretary of State in “Madam Secretary” <a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/09/21/tea-leoni-isn-t-hillary-clinton-but-madam-secretary-may-be-her-benghazi.html">&nbsp;is <i>not</i> modeled after Hillary Clinton</a>. Not at all. Nope. And CBS’ controversial new drama isn’t transparent Hillary boosterism. It’s just non-political entertainment brought to you by very political Hollywood liberals. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/madam-secretary-team-funding-favors-left-600-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Politics Hillary Clinton Madame Secretary morgan freeman Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:07:19 +0000 mike.ciandella 47390 at http://www.mrc.org All Peace Prizes are NOT Created Equal http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/all-peace-prizes-are-not-created-equal <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/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2876" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/CMI-Nobel.jpg?1413308294" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 14, 2014 - 1:36pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Culture International Barack Obama Nobel Peace Prize Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:38:15 +0000 mike.ciandella 47384 at http://www.mrc.org Kristen Stewart: ‘Judging the Detainees at Guantanamo Bay is ‘F*cking Evil’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/kristen-stewart-judging-detainees-guantanamo-bay-fcking-evil <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Camp X-Ray’ movie bashes military, humanizes terrorists. </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/tianna-dimartino">Tianna DiMartino</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/rOZy2AW8vdg" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p><i>Authors Note: Explicit Language</i></p><p>Example #5,784,236 of Hollywood’s contempt for America, its interests and its soldiers: the Sundance film called “Camp X-Ray” and its not-so-bright star Kristen Stewart. Opening on Friday, October 17, the anti-military, pro-terrorist indy drama casts Stewart as a soldier assigned to the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/kristen-stewart-judging-detainees-guantanamo-bay-fcking-evil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Islamification Patriotism Politics Guantanamo Bay hollywood Kristen Stewart War on Terror Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:22:07 +0000 mike.ciandella 47383 at http://www.mrc.org Media Herald ‘Heartwarming,’ ‘Powerful’ Letter from Mom to Baby She Will Abort http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-herald-heartwarming-powerful-letter-mom-baby-she-will-abort <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Feminist outlets miss contradiction of their own rhetoric. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>As if we needed more evidence that pro-choice means one choice.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-herald-heartwarming-powerful-letter-mom-baby-she-will-abort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Abortion feminists Reddit Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:18:39 +0000 mike.ciandella 47381 at http://www.mrc.org USA Today: Abortion a ‘Right’ With ‘So Many Unnecessary Obstacles’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/usa-today-abortion-right-so-many-unnecessary-obstacles <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Holds up MD’s regulations as ‘sense,’ ignoring own reporting on 2013 death of woman. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="NoSpacing">Abortion is a “right” <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/katie-yoder/2014/08/20/wapo-blogger-abortion-deeply-affirmative-value">is a claim often made by the media</a> – and USA Today is no exception.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/usa-today-abortion-right-so-many-unnecessary-obstacles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Constitution Life Politics abortion regulations USA Today Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:36:18 +0000 mike.ciandella 47361 at http://www.mrc.org