Jeremiah Wright http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19606/all en MRC Special Report: The Media's Obama Miracle http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/mrc-special-report-medias-obama-miracle <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How Journalists Pretend There Aren&#039;t Any White House Scandals </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/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/ObamaMiraclePDF (3).pdf" type="application/pdf; length=761171" title="ObamaMiraclePDF (3).pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/MiracleCover.JPG" width="187" height="240" />On October 27, 2011, former<em> Newsweek</em> senior editor Jonathan Alter wrote a column for Bloomberg News headlined “Obama Miracle is White House Free of Scandal.” Alter began: “President Barack Obama goes into the 2012 [race] with a weak economy that may doom his reelection. But he has one asset that hasn’t received much attention: He’s honest.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/mrc-special-report-medias-obama-miracle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama cbs Eric Holder Gibson Guitars Jeremiah Wright MF Global NBC Solyndra Tue, 07 Aug 2012 14:02:02 +0000 geoff.dickens 40820 at http://www.mrc.org NYTimes Religion Writer Baselessly Accuses Conservatives of Taking Rev. Wright's Rants 'Out of Context' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nytimes-religion-writer-baselessly-accuses-conservatives-taking-rev-wrights-rants-out-con <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> <div class="content" id="node-content"> <p>Mark Oppenheimer's latest bimonthly "Beliefs" column for the New York Times accused conservatives like Jonah Goldberg of misunderstanding "liberation theology" in using Rev.</p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nytimes-religion-writer-baselessly-accuses-conservatives-taking-rev-wrights-rants-out-con" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts Jeremiah Wright Jonah Goldberg Mark Oppenheimer Tue, 29 May 2012 21:15:14 +0000 clay.waters 40232 at http://www.mrc.org NYTimes Religion Writer Baselessly Accuses Conservatives of Taking Rev. Wright's Rants 'Out of Context' http://www.mrc.org/articles/nytimes-religion-writer-baselessly-accuses-conservatives-taking-rev-wrights-rants-out-conte <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>Mark Oppenheimer's latest bimonthly "Beliefs" column for the New York Times accused conservatives like Jonah Goldberg of misunderstanding "liberation theology" in using Rev. Jeremiah Wright to attack Barack Obama: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/26/us/a-campaign-pitch-rekindles-questions-about-liberation-theology.html?_r=1&amp;ref=beliefs ">A Campaign Pitch Rekindles the Question: Just What Is Liberation Theology?</a>"<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Jeremiah_Wright_Obama_0.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="242" width="275" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nytimes-religion-writer-baselessly-accuses-conservatives-taking-rev-wrights-rants-out-conte" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Jeremiah Wright Jonah Goldberg Mark Oppenheimer Tue, 29 May 2012 17:54:41 +0000 clay.waters 40223 at http://www.mrc.org NYT's Shear Rips Drudge, Breitbart, Accuses GOP of Racial Attacks on Rev. Wright http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyts-shear-rips-drudge-breitbart-accuses-gop-racial-attacks-rev-wright <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>Political reporter Michael Shear uses a half-baked Times "expose" to accuse the GOP of using racial attacks by bringing up the legitimate issue of the anti-white, anti-American, paranoid ravings of Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Obama's pastor for decades in Chicago, in Saturday's "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/19/us/politics/race-and-religion-rear-their-heads.html?ref=todayspaper">Race and Religion Rear Their Heads</a>."<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Michael_Shear_12.JPG.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="186" width="243" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyts-shear-rips-drudge-breitbart-accuses-gop-racial-attacks-rev-wright" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Breitbart Campaign 2012 Double Standards Drudge Report Jeremiah Wright Kenya Michael Shear Racism Mon, 21 May 2012 19:32:44 +0000 clay.waters 40141 at http://www.mrc.org Ratings-Starved Piers Morgan Pushes Whacky Romney-Jeremiah Wright Conspiracy Theory http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/ratings-starved-piers-morgan-pushes-whacky-romney-jeremiah-wright-conspiracy-theory <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 style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-05-18-CNN-PiersMorgan-Andersen3.jpg" />Even after Mitt Romney condemned a proposed controversial super PAC ad attacking President Obama, CNN's Piers Morgan couldn't help but speculate on whether the candidate was still playing dirty. On Thursday's Piers Morgan Tonight he wondered aloud if the Romney campaign leaked the failed proposal to the press to keep the Reverend Wright controversy in the news.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/ratings-starved-piers-morgan-pushes-whacky-romney-jeremiah-wright-conspiracy-theory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama CNN Election 2012 Jeremiah Wright Kurt Andersen Mitt Romney Piers Morgan Fri, 18 May 2012 23:05:18 +0000 matt.hadro 40129 at http://www.mrc.org NBC: Proposed 'Explosive' Jeremiah Wright Ad Would Put 'Race Front and Center' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-proposed-explosive-jeremiah-wright-ad-would-put-race-front-and-center <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> On Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams decried a pitch to us<img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-05-18-NBC-NN-Williams.jpg" style="width: 240px; height: 179px; margin: 3px; float: right;" />e President Obama's former radical left-wing pastor Jeremiah Wright in a campaign ad: <strong>"...there was an explosive headline this morning.</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-proposed-explosive-jeremiah-wright-ad-would-put-race-front-and-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Brian Williams Jeremiah Wright Mitt Romney NBC Nightly News Peter Alexander Fri, 18 May 2012 15:35:24 +0000 kyle.drennen 40120 at http://www.mrc.org Krauthammer Slams Media’s ‘Appalling Double Standard’ on Teenage Romney v Obama’s Wright http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/krauthammer-slams-medias-appalling-double-standard-teenage-romney-v-obamas-wright <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> <p><img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/SpecialReport-Krauthammer-2012-05-17-800.jpg" style="width: 240px; height: 138px; margin: 1px; float: right;" /> Reacting to Mitt Romney’s discomfort toward proposed independent expenditure ads reminding Americans of President Obama’s connections to Reverend Jeremiah Wright, on FNC Thursday night Charles Krauthammer delivered a rebuke to the media’s presumption raising Wright would be illegitimate. Krauthammer sure didn’t hold back:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/krauthammer-slams-medias-appalling-double-standard-teenage-romney-v-obamas-wright" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Campaign 2012 Charles Krauthammer Jeremiah Wright Fri, 18 May 2012 13:07:06 +0000 brent.baker 40118 at http://www.mrc.org GOP's Anti-Jeremiah Wright Strategy 'Incendiary, Racially Tinged'....But Wright Himself Isn't? http://www.mrc.org/articles/gops-anti-jeremiah-wright-strategy-incendiary-racially-tingedbut-wright-himself-isnt <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>Thursday's New York Times off-lead by Jeff Zeleny and Jim Rutenberg was intended to cause heartburn for the Mitt Romney camp: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/17/us/politics/gop-super-pac-weighs-hard-line-attack-on-obama.html?pagewanted=all">G.O.P. ‘Super PAC’ Weighing A Hard-Line Attack on Obama</a>." <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Jeremiah_Wright_Obama.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="242" width="275" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/gops-anti-jeremiah-wright-strategy-incendiary-racially-tingedbut-wright-himself-isnt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Campaign 2008 Campaign 2012 Jeff Zeleny Jeremiah Wright Jim Rutenberg Racism Thu, 17 May 2012 19:28:55 +0000 clay.waters 40110 at http://www.mrc.org 'Fanning the Flames': NBC Claims Santorum's Mention of Jeremiah Wright a 'New Shot' at Obama's Faith http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/fanning-flames-nbc-claims-santorums-mention-jeremiah-wright-new-shot-obamas-faith <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> At the top of Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry admonished Rick Santorum for accurately describing President Obama's religious history: <strong>"Fanning the flames. Rick Santorum takes a new shot at President Obama's faith </strong>by mentioning his controversial former pastor, Reverend Jeremiah Wright."<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/fanning-flames-nbc-claims-santorums-mention-jeremiah-wright-new-shot-obamas-faith" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Campaign 2012 Jeremiah Wright NBC Peter Alexander Rick Santorum Today Tue, 21 Feb 2012 21:46:37 +0000 kyle.drennen 39212 at http://www.mrc.org Editing Reverend Wright's Wrongs http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/editing-reverend-wrights-wrongs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How the Networks Censored and Manipulated Jeremiah Wright Soundbites and Glorified Barack Obama&#039;s Race Speech </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/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/Wright_NAD_withCover.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=428496" title="Wright_NAD_withCover.pdf">PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong>Executive Summary</strong></span></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/editing-reverend-wrights-wrongs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports News Analysis Division abc cbs Jeremiah Wright NBC obama race Wed, 11 Apr 2012 15:39:48 +0000 kristine.lawrence 39804 at http://www.mrc.org