Suzanne Malveaux http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19427/all en CNN Anchor Bends Over Backwards to Spin for Trayvon Martin http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-anchor-bends-over-backwards-spin-trayvon-martin <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-07-08-CNN-Malveaux-Zimmerman.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN's Suzanne Malveaux went to ridiculous ends on Monday to suggest that a testimony in defense of George Zimmerman could be used by the prosecution. &nbsp;<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-anchor-bends-over-backwards-spin-trayvon-martin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN George Zimmerman Suzanne Malveaux Trayvon Martin Mon, 08 Jul 2013 22:15:53 +0000 matt.hadro 43970 at http://mrc.org MRC Study: CNN Handed Airwaves to Liberals After Supreme Court Decisions http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/mrc-study-cnn-handed-airwaves-liberals-after-supreme-court-decisions <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-06-26-CNN-SSM-Blitzer2.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN really showed its bias in reacting to two very different Supreme Court decisions this week. On Tuesday, the Court struck down a portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act; in the hours that followed, CNN's coverage included four times as many critics of the decision as supporters (8 vs. 2).<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/mrc-study-cnn-handed-airwaves-liberals-after-supreme-court-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division Anderson Cooper Brian Todd CNN Dan Simon DOMA Don Lemon Erin Burnett Homosexuality Michael Holmes Piers Morgan race Racism Same-Sex Marriage Suzanne Malveaux Voting Rights Act Wolf Blitzer Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:30:47 +0000 matt.hadro 43912 at http://mrc.org CNN Claims Americans Are Saying 'To Heck' With Obama's Scandals http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-claims-americans-are-saying-heck-obamas-scandals <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-05-30-CNN-Malveaux-Heck.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN exaggerated poll numbers on Thursday's<em> Newsroom</em> to claim that Americans are writing off the scandals of the Obama administration.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-claims-americans-are-saying-heck-obamas-scandals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Alison Kosik CNN economy IRS Newsroom Polls Suzanne Malveaux Fri, 31 May 2013 14:18:04 +0000 matt.hadro 43718 at http://mrc.org CNN Touts Gitmo Prisoner's 'Powerful' Op-Ed http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-touts-gitmo-prisoners-powerful-op-ed <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-04-15-CNN-Gitmo-OpEd.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />On Monday afternoon, CNN's Suzanne Malveaux and Michael Holmes both touted an op-ed by a Guantanamo prisoner titled "Gitmo Is Killing Me," where he tells of his hunger strike and complains of being force-fed, while held without trial for 11 years. Malveaux hailed it as a "powerful piece" and Holmes questioned U.S. hypocrisy on human rights:</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-touts-gitmo-prisoners-powerful-op-ed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Guantanamo Bay Michael Holmes Suzanne Malveaux Tue, 16 Apr 2013 14:07:19 +0000 matt.hadro 43207 at http://mrc.org CNN Touts 'Extraordinary' al Qaeda Criticism of U.S. Gun Laws http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-touts-extraordinary-al-qaeda-criticism-us-gun-laws <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-04-11-CNN-alQaeda-Guns.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN has resorted to airing a 2011 al Qaeda video highlighting America's lax gun laws as a legitimate critique of the current laws.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-touts-extraordinary-al-qaeda-criticism-us-gun-laws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Al Qaeda Brooke Baldwin CNN Gun Control Guns Michael Holmes Suzanne Malveaux Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:10:05 +0000 matt.hadro 43178 at http://mrc.org Is This a Joke? CNN Lets Oliver Stone Defend 'Magnanimous, Warm' Hugo Chavez http://mrc.org/biasalerts/joke-cnn-lets-oliver-stone-defend-magnanimous-warm-hugo-chavez <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> <p><img width="240" height="135" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-01-04-CNN-Malveaux-Stone.JPG" />Out of all the guests to talk Hugo Chavez's illness, CNN brought on Chavez-fan Oliver Stone on Friday. Stone lauded him as "magnanimous, warm, warm man, big man."</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/joke-cnn-lets-oliver-stone-defend-magnanimous-warm-hugo-chavez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Hugo Chavez Oliver Stone Suzanne Malveaux Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:26:13 +0000 matt.hadro 42152 at http://mrc.org Ted Turner, Prodded by CNN, Calls for Nuclear Disarmament, Says 'War Is Just About Over With' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/ted-turner-prodded-cnn-calls-nuclear-disarmament-says-war-just-about-over <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> <p> CNN founder Ted Turner is well-known for his <a href="http://newsbusters.org/node/1324">outlandish</a> <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2012/06/09/still-crazy-ted-turner-favors-global-one-child-policy-100-years">liberal</a> views, and CNN's Suzanne Malveaux teed him up on Thursday to rant against nuclear weapons, call for higher taxes on the wealthy, and announce that "the big, intelligent, well-educated countries have already quit war."<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/ted-turner-prodded-cnn-calls-nuclear-disarmament-says-war-just-about-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN environment Global Warming Military Suzanne Malveaux taxes Ted Turner Thu, 13 Dec 2012 23:39:25 +0000 matt.hadro 42044 at http://mrc.org Brinkley Boosts Obama Interview on CBS, CNN; Brushes Off President's 'BS-er' Slam http://mrc.org/biasalerts/brinkley-boosts-obama-interview-cbs-cnn-brushes-presidents-bs-er-slam <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/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img width="240" height="134" style="float: right;" src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/main_375/main_photos/2012/October/2012-10-26-CNN-NR-Brinkley.jpg" />Liberal historian Douglas Brinkley gushed over President Obama on Thursday's <em>CBS This Morning</em> and Friday's <em>CNN Newsroom</em>, and tried to put the incumbent in the best possible light: "<strong>He's</strong> [Obama] <strong>a very natural person</strong>....<strong>He's a really warm and genial person.</strong></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/brinkley-boosts-obama-interview-cbs-cnn-brushes-presidents-bs-er-slam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Abortion Barack Obama cbs CBS This Morning Charlie Rose CNN CNN Newsroom Douglas Brinkley Gayle King Mitt Romney Norah O'Donnell Rolling Stone Suzanne Malveaux Sat, 27 Oct 2012 01:50:03 +0000 matthew.balan 41654 at http://mrc.org CNN's Baldwin Misses FRC Shooter's Political Motive -- Despite CNN Reporting It Earlier http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-baldwin-misses-frc-shooters-political-motive-despite-cnn-reporting-it-earlier <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-08-16-CNN-Baldwin-motivation.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="133" width="240" />CNN's Brooke Baldwin couldn't find a motive behind the Family Research Council shooting, on Thursday afternoon – despite CNN having earlier reported that "politics" was involved in the shooting at the conservative organization.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-baldwin-misses-frc-shooters-political-motive-despite-cnn-reporting-it-earlier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Brooke Baldwin CNN Family Research Council Joe Johns Suzanne Malveaux Thu, 16 Aug 2012 22:25:29 +0000 matt.hadro 40934 at http://mrc.org CNN Asks La Raza If New Voter ID Laws Are 'War on Minority Voters' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-asks-la-raza-if-new-voter-id-laws-are-war-minority-voters <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> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-07-09-CNN-Costello-VoterID3.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />CNN's Carol Costello teed up a La Raza chairman on Monday by asking him if some new voter ID laws are tantamount to a "war on minority voters." A CNN headline later blared "Voting Rights on Trial," as if the laws were going after people's rights.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-asks-la-raza-if-new-voter-id-laws-are-war-minority-voters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts Culture and Media Institute Carol Costello Christine Romans CNN Eric Holder La Raza NAACP race Racism Suzanne Malveaux voter ID Mon, 09 Jul 2012 20:52:07 +0000 matt.hadro 40587 at http://mrc.org CNN Showcases PolitiFact Rating Another Accurate GOP Claim 'Mostly False' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-showcases-politifact-rating-another-accurate-gop-claim-mostly-false <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-05-21-CNN-PolitiFact3.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />The Tampa Bay Times' PolitiFact decided to get cute with words and nail an accurate statement by a conservative advocacy group as "<a href="http://www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2012/may/17/crossroads-gps/crossroads-gps-says-health-care-law-raises-taxes-1/">Mostly False</a>" for supposed contextual issues.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-showcases-politifact-rating-another-accurate-gop-claim-mostly-false" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Bill Adair CNN Crossroads economy Election 2012 PolitiFact Suzanne Malveaux taxes Mon, 21 May 2012 22:02:19 +0000 matt.hadro 40146 at http://mrc.org 'Comforting' News Network: CNN Fawns Over Gay Rights Activist http://mrc.org/biasalerts/comforting-news-network-cnn-fawns-over-gay-rights-activist <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-05-17-CNN-Malveaux-Wahls3.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />Zach Wahls is an activist lobbying Congress on behalf of gay rights issues, and yet CNN's Suzanne Malveaux rolled out the red carpet for him with nary a critical question on Thursday's 12 p.m. hour of Newsroom.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/comforting-news-network-cnn-fawns-over-gay-rights-activist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Homosexuality Same-Sex Marriage Suzanne Malveaux Zach Wahls Thu, 17 May 2012 22:15:56 +0000 matt.hadro 40114 at http://mrc.org CNN Boosts 'One Gay Man's Fight for Same-Sex Marriage' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-boosts-one-gay-mans-fight-same-sex-marriage <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-05-15-CNN-Malveaux-Video3.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />News networks should remain objective, especially when approaching a hot-botton issue of the present day, but CNN is clearly supporting the cause of same-sex marriage as evidenced by Sunday night's <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2012/05/14/cnns-don-lemon-compares-mitt-romney-george-wallace">slander</a> and its <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matt-hadro/2012/05/09/cnns-balanced-coverage-obamas-support-gay-marriage-5-guests-favor-1-oppo">heavily</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-boosts-one-gay-mans-fight-same-sex-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Homosexuality Same-Sex Marriage Suzanne Malveaux Tue, 15 May 2012 22:27:25 +0000 matt.hadro 40090 at http://mrc.org CNN Tries to Get Inside Romney's Head: 'The Bullies Never Recall What They Did' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-tries-get-inside-romneys-head-bullies-never-recall-what-they-did <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-05-11-CNN-Malveaux-Romney3.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />Even though CNN's Suzanne Malveaux admitted she had no clue what Mitt Romney actually did in high school, she and a guest psychologist tried to speculate away on Friday afternoon's Newsroom. The conclusion: Romney may not recall the incident he has been accused of, but his apology for it reveals the probability of guilt for a "very violent" act of forcibly cutting someone's hair.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-tries-get-inside-romneys-head-bullies-never-recall-what-they-did" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Election 2012 Jeff Gardere Mitt Romney Suzanne Malveaux Fri, 11 May 2012 21:46:25 +0000 matt.hadro 40061 at http://mrc.org CNN Lauds 'Brave Catholic' Joe Biden for Supporting Same-Sex Marriage http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-lauds-brave-catholic-joe-biden-supporting-same-sex-marriage <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-05-08-CNN-PiersMorgan-Biden%20tres.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />After Vice President Joe Biden voiced his support of same-sex marriage over the weekend, CNN jumped all over the news on Monday and expectantly wondered if President Obama would follow suit. In fact, prime-time host Piers Morgan went so far as to admire the "brave Catholic" Biden for dissenting from Church teaching on the issue.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-lauds-brave-catholic-joe-biden-supporting-same-sex-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Carol Costello CNN CNN Newsroom Homosexuality Joe Biden Kyra Phillips Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Tonight Same-Sex Marriage Suzanne Malveaux Tue, 08 May 2012 22:57:17 +0000 matt.hadro 40021 at http://mrc.org