John Edwards http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19749/all en ABC Ignores Death of Heiress Involved in John Edwards Scandal; CBS and NBC Skip Dem ID http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-ignores-death-heiress-involved-john-edwards-scandal-cbs-and-nbc-skip-dem-id <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> ABC News completely ignored the Monday death of heiress Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, who used her wealth to help conceal the mistress of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards. CBS and NBC both noted the passing of the 103-year-old and her connection to Edwards, but failed identify Edwards as a Democrat. [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-03-18-CBSNBC-Mellon.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-ignores-death-heiress-involved-john-edwards-scandal-cbs-and-nbc-skip-dem-id" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs John Edwards NBC Rachel Bunny Mellon Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:28:09 +0000 kyle.drennen 45779 at http://www.mrc.org Disgraced Democrat John Edwards, Still Man Without a Party in New York Times http://www.mrc.org/articles/disgraced-democrat-john-edwards-still-man-without-party-new-york-times <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>Returning <a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/disgraced-pol-john-edwards-man-without-democratic-party-new-york-times">to form</a>, the last two New York Times updates from the Greensboro, N.C. trial of two-time Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, charged with misusing campaign money to cover up an affair, contain zero mentions of Edwards' Democratic affiliation. The word doesn't even appear in either story.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Edwards.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="170" width="260" /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/disgraced-democrat-john-edwards-still-man-without-party-new-york-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch John Edwards Lizette Alvarez Thu, 03 May 2012 14:48:06 +0000 clay.waters 39974 at http://www.mrc.org Disgraced Pol John Edwards, Man Without a (Democratic) Party in the New York Times http://www.mrc.org/articles/disgraced-pol-john-edwards-man-without-democratic-party-new-york-times <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' Kim Severson is reporting from Greensboro, N.C. on the campaign finance trial of former Democratic senator, presidential candidate, and vice presidential running mate John Edwards.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/disgraced-pol-john-edwards-man-without-democratic-party-new-york-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch John Edwards Kim Severson Party Identification Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:55:43 +0000 clay.waters 39909 at http://www.mrc.org NBC: Most See Prosecution of John Edwards As 'Waste of Taxpayer Money' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-most-see-prosecution-john-edwards-waste-taxpayer-money <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> Adding to past reports defending disgraced former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards against charges of violating campaign finance laws, on Thursday's NBC Today, correspondent Lisa My<img style="width: 240px; height: 185px; margin: 3px; float: right;" src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-04-12-NBC-TDAY-Myers.jpg" />ers proclaimed: <strong>"Now, for all the dislike of Edwards, the public does seem to have serious doubts about the merits of this case.</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-most-see-prosecution-john-edwards-waste-taxpayer-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Campaign Finance John Edwards Lisa Myers NBC Today Trial Thu, 12 Apr 2012 16:27:49 +0000 kyle.drennen 39820 at http://www.mrc.org HBO's Palin Pollution http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hbos-palin-pollution <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> Sarah Palin’s top aides held a conference call to denounce the forthcoming HBO movie “Game Change,” which like any ultraliberal media production, knocks Palin as a mentally imbalanced moron. Reporters are already underlining the Palin aides haven’t seen the movie.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hbos-palin-pollution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Barack Obama Bill Clinton Danny Strong David Zurawik Elizabeth Edwards Harry Reid Jay Roach John Edwards John McCain Katie Couric Pat Buchanan Rush Limbaugh Sarah Palin Steve Schmidt Ted Kennedy Woodey Harrelson Wed, 29 Feb 2012 20:47:20 +0000 geoff.dickens 39289 at http://www.mrc.org Media Manic About Wage Increase http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-manic-about-wage-increase <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 class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The federal minimum wage went up on by 70 cents July 24, to the delight of liberal politicians and many journalists.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; CNN’s Ali Velshi greeted the change calling it “unmitigated good news” on “American Morning” July 24.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “We’ve been underpaying minimum wage earners for too long,” Velshi continued.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-manic-about-wage-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government abc Ali Velshi Andy Serwer Barack Obama Christine Romans Claire Shipman CNN American Morning Good Morning America Harry Smith Hillary Clinton In the Money Jack Cafferty John Edwards Lou Dobbs Minimum Wage Small Business Wed, 01 Aug 2007 17:50:50 +0000 admin 25420 at http://www.mrc.org NY Times: Poverty's a Huge Issue, Though We're Better Off Than Ever; Wealth Redistribution is Centrist Policy http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-povertys-huge-issue-though-were-better-ever-wealth-redistribution-centrist-policy <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The June 10 issue of The New York Times Magazine scrutinized the income gap and showcased Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards’ “War on Poverty” in a 34-page, 21,000-word article co-authored by four people.&nbsp; </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-povertys-huge-issue-though-were-better-ever-wealth-redistribution-centrist-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government centrist Gap Income John Edwards poor Poverty Redistribution rich tax wealth Mon, 11 Jun 2007 23:22:31 +0000 admin 25490 at http://www.mrc.org