Nancy Snyderman http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19542/all en NBC Reports ObamaCare May Force People to Change Doctors, Skips President's Promise to the Contrary http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-reports-obamacare-may-force-people-change-doctors-skips-presidents-promise-contrary <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> <p> Leading off Saturday's <em>NBC Nightly News</em>, fill-in anchor Kate Snow declared: "Healthy choices? Big challenges ahead for when the new health care law takes effect. Will you have to change your doctor?" However, in the report that followed, not one word was mentioned of President Obama's <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfl55GgHr5E" target="_blank">repeated promise</a> that people would be able to keep their own doctor under the new law.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-reports-obamacare-may-force-people-change-doctors-skips-presidents-promise-contrary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Bias by Omission Kate Snow Nancy Snyderman NBC Nightly News obamacare Wed, 14 Aug 2013 21:27:05 +0000 kyle.drennen 44275 at http://www.mrc.org 'Today' Panel Proclaims 'Watershed Moment' for Gay Catholics, Demands Women Priests http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/today-panel-proclaims-watershed-moment-gay-catholics-demands-women-priests <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> <p> During a panel discussion on Thursday's NBC <em>Today</em> about <a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-hype-popes-revolutionary-gay-comments-stunned-catholic-world" target="_blank">comments from Pope Francis</a> on homosexuality, co-host Matt Lauer asked the group of usual liberal pundits if the Pontiff's remarks were a "watershed moment for gays in the Church" or "just a very minor shift." [<em>Listen to <a target="_blank" href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-08-01-NBC-TDAY-PanelGays.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/today-panel-proclaims-watershed-moment-gay-catholics-demands-women-priests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Catholic Church Donny Deutsch Homosexuality Nancy Snyderman NBC Pope Francis Today Thu, 01 Aug 2013 20:19:41 +0000 kyle.drennen 44171 at http://www.mrc.org NBC: NSA Leaks Show Private Contractors 'Don't Have A Sense of Patriotism' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-nsa-leaks-show-private-contractors-dont-have-sense-patriotism <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> <p> While a series of Obama administration scandals have left many Americans questioning the trustworthiness of government officials and bureaucrats, NBC News decided to use the recent National Security Agency leaks by Booz Allen contractor Edward Snowden to bash the role of the private sector in assisting with intelligence gathering. [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-06-12-NBC-Contractors.mp3" target="_blank">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-nsa-leaks-show-private-contractors-dont-have-sense-patriotism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Edward Snowden Leaks Lisa Myers Nancy Snyderman NBC NSA private contractors Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:37:53 +0000 kyle.drennen 43785 at http://www.mrc.org FLASHBACK: NBC’s Dr. Nancy Orders Obama’s IRS to Go After Catholic Bishops http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/flashback-nbcs-dr-nancy-orders-obamas-irs-go-after-catholic-bishops <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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-12-17-NBC-NN-Snyderman_0.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />The revelation that the IRS was being used by liberals as a political weapon against conservative groups like the Tea Party makes NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman’s 2009 call on the tax agency to investigate Catholic bishops even more chilling. During an MSNBC November 12, 2009 segment about Catholic bishops’ opposition to abortion funding in ObamaCare, Snyderman joined NOW President Terry O’Neill in calling on the IRS to investigate them. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/flashback-nbcs-dr-nancy-orders-obamas-irs-go-after-catholic-bishops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Abortion IRS Nancy Snyderman obamacare Tea Party Mon, 13 May 2013 21:30:15 +0000 geoff.dickens 43559 at http://www.mrc.org NBC's Chief Medical Editor Endorses Morning-After Pill for Teen Girls to 'Prevent Abortion' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-chief-medical-editor-endorses-morning-after-pill-teen-girls-prevent-abortion <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> <p><img style="width: 300px; height: 168px; margin: 3px; float: right;" src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-05-01-NBC-TDAY-Snyderman.JPG" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-chief-medical-editor-endorses-morning-after-pill-teen-girls-prevent-abortion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Abortion Birth Control Nancy Snyderman NBC Today Wed, 01 May 2013 21:42:36 +0000 kyle.drennen 43444 at http://www.mrc.org CDC Exonerates Vaccines Years After Media Stirred Up Fears http://www.mrc.org/articles/cdc-exonerates-vaccines-years-after-media-stirred-fears <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dr. Frank DeStefano studied over 1,000 children; found no vaccine-autism connection. </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found further evidence that childhood vaccines and autism are “not related,” in spite of high profile anti-vaccination voices like actress <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2013/02/04/jenny_mccarthy_antivaccination_promoter_won_t_be_speaking_at_charity_fundraiser.html">Jenny McCarthy</a> and <a href="http://www.salon.com/2011/01/16/dangerous_immunity/">Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cdc-exonerates-vaccines-years-after-media-stirred-fears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Government Health Media autism cbs CDC childhood vaccines disease frank destefano health Jenny McCarthy Nancy Snyderman NBC pertussis robert F. Kennedy Jr thimerosal vaccination Vaccine whooping cough Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:59:00 +0000 julia.seymour 43085 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Panel: 'Conservative' Ruling on Gay Marriage Will Cause 'Backlash'; Traditional Marriage 'Archaic' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-panel-conservative-ruling-gay-marriage-will-cause-backlash-traditional-marriage-archa <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> <p> During a panel discussion on Tuesday's NBC <em>Today</em>, guest panelist Carson Daly, host of <em>The Voice</em>, ranted over the Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on gay marriage: <strong>"The more conservative the Court decision is, the more backlash there'll be by the people....I can't believe that we're even discussing this, it still seems so archaic. Because there is a new normal out there. We gotta move on."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-03-26-NBC-TDAY-Panel.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-panel-conservative-ruling-gay-marriage-will-cause-backlash-traditional-marriage-archa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Carson Daly Gay Marriage Matt Lauer Nancy Snyderman NBC Star Jones Supreme Court Today Tue, 26 Mar 2013 22:14:02 +0000 kyle.drennen 43029 at http://www.mrc.org Losing Patience With the Pope http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/losing-patience-pope <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> Many millions of Catholics around the world were joyous with the naming of a new pope – a holy man from the Third World, no less. Even in choosing his name, Pope Francis is emphasizing a devotion to the poor, and a humility in his clothing and manners.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/losing-patience-pope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Catholic Church Nancy Snyderman Pope Francis Ron Claiborne Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:50:15 +0000 tim.graham 43005 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Chief Medical Editor Demands Catholic Church Support Contraception http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-chief-medical-editor-demands-catholic-church-support-contraception <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> <p> Appearing on Monday's NBC <em>Today</em> as part of the <em>Today's Professionals</em> panel discussion, the network's chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman urged the Catholic Church to abandon its opposition to contraception: <strong>"Here's one thing I really would implore the Catholic Church to do on a global issue....</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-chief-medical-editor-demands-catholic-church-support-contraception" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Catholic Church contraception Donny Deutsch Nancy Snyderman NBC Pope Francis Today Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:57:44 +0000 kyle.drennen 42947 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Pundit Donny Deutsch: 'If Republicans Were Smart,' They Would 'Move on Some of These Social Issues' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-pundit-donny-deutsch-if-republicans-were-smart-they-would-move-some-these-social-issu <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> <p> Wrapping up a panel discussion on Monday's NBC <em>Today</em> about Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman coming out in support of gay marriage, co-host Matt Lauer voiced suspicion about the timing of the announcement: "He has known his son is gay for the last two years, and yet, when he was there on the campaign trail supporting the Republican nominee, he never mentioned anything about this evolving stance on same-sex marriage." [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-03-18-NBC-TDAY-PanelPortman.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-pundit-donny-deutsch-if-republicans-were-smart-they-would-move-some-these-social-issu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Donny Deutsch Gay Marriage Matt Lauer Nancy Snyderman NBC Rob Portman Today Mon, 18 Mar 2013 16:55:30 +0000 kyle.drennen 42940 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Panel Frets Over Health Care Costs to Treat Elderly Woman Denied CPR http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-panel-frets-over-health-care-costs-treat-elderly-woman-denied-cpr <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> <p> During a panel discussion on Tuesday's NBC <em>Today</em> about an elderly woman being denied CPR at an assisted living facility and later dying, pundit Donny Deutsch immediately worried about the health care expense that may have been incurred if the woman had lived: <strong>"It's obviously a very sad story, but it really brings up, I think, a larger issue that we've got to get our arms around, that 25% of the health care costs are against people in their last year of their life, the 4 or 5% of people, keeping people alive."</strong><br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-panel-frets-over-health-care-costs-treat-elderly-woman-denied-cpr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division cpr Donny Deutsch Health Care Nancy Snyderman NBC Today Wed, 06 Mar 2013 17:13:25 +0000 kyle.drennen 42836 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Panelists Blame 'American Public' and Republicans for Sequester http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-panelists-blame-american-public-and-republicans-sequester <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> <p> During a panel discussion on Tuesday's NBC <em>Today</em>, co-host Matt Lauer urged the liberal <em>Today's Professionals</em> pundits to assign blame for the upcoming budget sequester: "I want you to complete the following sentence, 'And the blame goes to...' Almost by every analysis people agree this will hurt the economy, hurt the recovery, might even damage national security. And the blame goes to?" [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-02-26-NBC-TDAYPanel.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-panelists-blame-american-public-and-republicans-sequester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Budget Donny Deutsch Matt Lauer Nancy Snyderman NBC sequester Today Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:32:35 +0000 kyle.drennen 42753 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Liberal Panel Freaks Out Over Sheriff Telling People to Arm Themselves http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-liberal-panel-freaks-out-over-sheriff-telling-people-arm-themselves <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> <p> During a panel discussion on Wednesday's NBC <em>Today</em>, the morning show's regular liberal pundits had a panic attack over Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke putting out a radio ad calling on local citizens to "Consider taking a certified safety course in handling a firearm so you can defend yourself." Chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman was aghast: <strong>"This is so irresponsible it's dangerous."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-01-30-NBC-TDAY-Panel.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-liberal-panel-freaks-out-over-sheriff-telling-people-arm-themselves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Donny Deutsch Guns Nancy Snyderman NBC second amendment Star Jones Today Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:47:46 +0000 kyle.drennen 42453 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Panel Scolds Prince Harry: 'Why Do You Need to Antagonize the Taliban?' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-panel-scolds-prince-harry-why-do-you-need-antagonize-taliban <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> <p> During a panel discussion on Wednesday's NBC <em>Today</em>, attorney Star Jones and the network's chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman hyperventilated over Britain's Prince Harry <a href="http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/01/21/uk-britain-harry-afghanistan-idUKBRE90K0SG20130121" target="_blank">revealing in interviews</a> that he killed Taliban fighters during combat in Afghanistan. Jones fretted: <strong>"Why do you need to antagonize the Taliban?"</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-01-23-NBC-TDAY-Panel.mp3">the audio</a></em>]</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-panel-scolds-prince-harry-why-do-you-need-antagonize-taliban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Afghanistan Nancy Snyderman NBC Prince Harry Star Jones taliban Today Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:13:18 +0000 kyle.drennen 42359 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Medical Editor Okay With Publishing Gun Owner Addresses: 'We're Not Outing Child Molesters' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-medical-editor-okay-publishing-gun-owner-addresses-were-not-outing-child-molesters <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> <p> During a panel discussion on Tuesday's NBC <em>Today</em>, chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman voiced her support for a New York newspaper, <em>The Journal News</em>, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.lohud.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2012312230056&amp;gcheck=1&amp;nclick_check=1">publishing a list of addresses of local gun owners</a>: "You have these sort of blind assumptions that when your child goes over to play with another kid, he or she is going to be safe. And I think that has been now negated.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-medical-editor-okay-publishing-gun-owner-addresses-were-not-outing-child-molesters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Donny Deutsch Guns Matt Lauer Nancy Snyderman NBC Star Jones The Journal News Today Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:10:07 +0000 kyle.drennen 42175 at http://www.mrc.org