Mark Halperin http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19864/all en Mark Halperin on 2016: Hillary is 'Far and Away the Class of the Field' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/mark-halperin-2016-hillary-far-and-away-class-field <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/Halperin.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />Appearing on Tuesday’s edition of PBS’s <em>Charlie Rose </em>show, <em>Game Change</em> co-author Mark Halperin said Hillary Clinton’s poor performance during her recent book tour was nothing to worry about because “She’s still so far and away the class of the field.” </p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/mark-halperin-2016-hillary-far-and-away-class-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Charlie Rose Hillary Clinton John Heilemann Mark Halperin Thu, 04 Sep 2014 20:22:54 +0000 geoff.dickens 47059 at http://mrc.org Beltway Insiders Pour Cold Water on GOP's Senate Chances http://mrc.org/biasalerts/beltway-insiders-pour-cold-water-gops-senate-chances <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/2014-09-02-PBS-Rose.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />On Tuesday night Mark Halperin and John Heilemann stopped by Charlie Rose’s PBS show to throw cold water on GOP hopes of re-taking the Senate as the co-authors of <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_Change"><em>Game Change</em></a> and current Bloomberg Politics editors spouted the typical inside-the-beltway view of the Republican Party’s 2014 chances. <br /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/beltway-insiders-pour-cold-water-gops-senate-chances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Charlie Rose John Heilemann Mark Halperin obamacare PBS Wed, 03 Sep 2014 20:58:17 +0000 geoff.dickens 47050 at http://mrc.org MSNBC’s Halperin on Perry Indictment: ‘This Is the Stupidest Thing I've Seen, I Think, in My Entire Career’ http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-halperin-perry-indictment-stupidest-thing-ive-seen-i-think-my-entire-career <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Monday’s&nbsp;<em>Morning Joe</em>&nbsp;on MSNBC, MSNBC contributor and Managing Editor of&nbsp;<em>Bloomberg Politics</em>&nbsp;Mark Halperin slammed the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) by an Austin, Texas-area grand jury for threatening to veto funding for a Democratic District Attorney’s public integrity unit after she was convicted of a DUI as&nbsp;<strong>“the stupidest thing I’ve seen, I think, in my entire career.</strong>”</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-halperin-perry-indictment-stupidest-thing-ive-seen-i-think-my-entire-career" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Joe Scarborough Mark Halperin Mika Brzezinski Morning Joe MSNBC Nicole Wallace Rick Perry TexasTribune Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:58:18 +0000 curtis.houck 46945 at http://mrc.org If GOP Ruled, IRS Scandal 'Would Be a National Obsession' http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/if-gop-ruled-irs-scandal-would-be-national-obsession <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 27, No. 14 </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://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/July142014.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=619131" title="July142014.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>If GOP Ruled, IRS Scandal “Would Be a National Obsession”</strong></h3><p></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/if-gop-ruled-irs-scandal-would-be-national-obsession" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc Carol Costello Chuck Todd CNN Hobby Lobby immigration IRS scandal Mark Halperin MSNBC Murrieta NBC obama Tea Party Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:56:05 +0000 rich.noyes 46679 at http://mrc.org MSNBC’s Halperin: If IRS Scandal Happened Under GOP President, ‘This Story Would Be a National Obsession’ http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-halperin-if-irs-scandal-happened-under-gop-president-story-would-be-national-obses <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mark Halperin, a frequent panelist on MSNBC’s&nbsp;<em>Morning Joe</em> and <em>Time</em> magazine's senior political analyst, made an intriguing observation on Monday’s show about the IRS scandal. After saying that the recent news regarding the destroyed hard drive belonging to former IRS official Lois Lerner would be “a test for the news media,” Halperin took a stance on the scandal that few on the cable channel would dare take.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-halperin-if-irs-scandal-happened-under-gop-president-story-would-be-national-obses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division IRS Targets Tea Party Joe Scarborough Mark Halperin Morning Joe MSNBC Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:11:37 +0000 curtis.houck 46532 at http://mrc.org Time's Halperin Concedes: 'Press Failed to Scrutinize' ObamaCare http://mrc.org/biasalerts/times-halperin-concedes-press-failed-scrutinize-obamacare <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-11-21-FNC-TOF-Halperin.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing as a guest on Thursday's <em>The O'Reilly Factor </em>on FNC to promote his book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Double-Down-Game-Change-2012/dp/1594204403/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1385418502&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=mark+halperin"><em>Double Down: Game Change 2012</em></a>, <em>Time</em> magazine's Mark Halperin recounted that the media did not "sc</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/times-halperin-concedes-press-failed-scrutinize-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts TimesWatch Politics Barack Obama FNC Mark Halperin obamacare The O'Reilly Factor Time Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:41:07 +0000 45030 at http://mrc.org Heilemann: Obama's 'Disdain' for Romney's 'BS' to Blame for Bad 2012 Debate Performance http://mrc.org/biasalerts/heilemann-obamas-disdain-romneys-bs-blame-bad-2012-debate-performance <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> Promoting his new book about the 2012 election, <em>Double Down</em>, with co-author Mark Halperin on Monday's NBC <em>Today</em>, <em>New York Magazine</em> national affairs editor John Heilemann offered Obama campaign spin to excuse the President's disastrous performance in the first debate against Mitt Romney: <strong>"...[Obama's] disdain for Romney, his contempt for Romney, he couldn't figure out how to deal with that.</strong></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://mrc.org/biasalerts/heilemann-obamas-disdain-romneys-bs-blame-bad-2012-debate-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Campaign 2012 John Heilemann Mark Halperin Mitt Romney NBC Savannah Guthrie Today Mon, 04 Nov 2013 20:11:26 +0000 kyle.drennen 44867 at http://mrc.org Befuddled by Benghazi, Top Political Reporters Admit Irrelevancy to Uncovering Obama Admin Dishonesty http://mrc.org/biasalerts/befuddled-benghazi-top-political-reporters-admit-irrelevancy-uncovering-obama-admin-disho <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/2012/MarkHalperin-Today-2013-05-11.jpg" style="width: 260px; height: 145px; margin: 1px; float: right;" /> My alternate headline for this item: “NBC’s <em>Today</em> Show on Benghazi: ‘There Are So Many Issues the Country Faces. This Is One of Them.’” That dismissive attitude came from ABC News veteran Mark Halperin, now MSNBC’s senior political analyst who also toils for <em>Time</em> magazine, putting the burden on Republican to make an issue of Obama administration dishonesty on Benghazi.&nbsp;<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/befuddled-benghazi-top-political-reporters-admit-irrelevancy-uncovering-obama-admin-disho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Benghazi CBS This Morning Libya Mark Halperin Mike Allen Today Mon, 13 May 2013 11:36:49 +0000 brent.baker 43545 at http://mrc.org Obama Donor Gayle King Acclaims Romney 'Binder' Remark: 'It's Going to Be the Joke That Keeps on Giving' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/obama-donor-gayle-king-acclaims-romney-binder-remark-its-going-be-joke-keeps-giving <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> Gayle King's support of President Obama - both <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matthew-balan/2012/05/01/cbss-gayle-king-obama-doing-very-good-job-supports-buffett-rule" target="_blank">vocal</a> and <a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/gayle-king-attends-obama-fundraiser-abc-omits-shes-cbs-anchor" target="_blank">financial</a> - emerged on air on Thursday's <em>CBS This Morning</em>, as the newscast covered Mitt Romney's much-ballyhooed "whole binders full of women" answer at Tuesday night's debate.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/obama-donor-gayle-king-acclaims-romney-binder-remark-its-going-be-joke-keeps-giving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama cbs CBS This Morning Gayle King Mark Halperin Mitt Romney Norah O'Donnell Seth Doane Twitter Thu, 18 Oct 2012 19:20:53 +0000 matthew.balan 41563 at http://mrc.org Media Rush to Attack Gun Rights in Wake of Aurora Shooting http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/media-rush-attack-gun-rights-wake-aurora-shooting <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/MoyersHatesNRA_20120726175121.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />Within hours of the horrible massacre at the Aurora, Colorado movie theater, liberal reporters hijacked the tragedy to advance their anti-gun rights agenda.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/media-rush-attack-gun-rights-wake-aurora-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division Brooke Baldwin Lawrence O'Donnell Mark Halperin Michael Grunwald Piers Morgan Thu, 26 Jul 2012 21:59:44 +0000 geoff.dickens 40749 at http://mrc.org Time's Halperin Admits: 'Most Major News Organizations' Want Stricter Gun Laws http://mrc.org/biasalerts/times-halperin-admits-most-major-news-organizations-want-stricter-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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Appearing on Monday's <em>Andrea Mitchell Reports</em> on MSNBC, <em>Time</em> magazine editor-at-large Mark Halperin confessed a broad media consensus to curtail gun rights:<strong> "If you walk the halls of most major news organizations or of the OEOB at the White House or West Wing, I think you'd find overwhelming sentiment that there should be stricter gun control laws in the United States."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-07-23-MSNBC-AMR-Halperin.mp3">the audio</a></em>]</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/times-halperin-admits-most-major-news-organizations-want-stricter-gun-laws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Colorado shooting Gun Control Mark Halperin MSNBC Time Mon, 23 Jul 2012 21:05:19 +0000 kyle.drennen 40721 at http://mrc.org NBC: Obama 'Defying Gravity' By Painting Romney as 'Dangerous' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-obama-defying-gravity-painting-romney-dangerous <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 Saturday's NBC <em>Today</em>, co-host Lester Holt pondered why President Obama's poll numbers were not lower given the poor economy: "...you look at the polls, the latest N<img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-07-07-NBC-TDAY-HoltHalperin.jpg" style="width: 240px; height: 184px; margin: 3px; float: right;" />BC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows <strong>the President still maintaining a three-point lead. Is he defying gravity here, and if so, why?"</strong><br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-obama-defying-gravity-painting-romney-dangerous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Campaign 2012 Lester Holt Mark Halperin Mitt Romney NBC Today Mon, 09 Jul 2012 21:16:13 +0000 kyle.drennen 40589 at http://mrc.org Time's Halperin Shills: 'We Shouldn't Be the Only' Country Without Govt. Run Health Care http://mrc.org/biasalerts/times-halperin-shills-we-shouldnt-be-only-country-without-govt-run-health-care <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>&nbsp;</em>Mark Halperin, <a target="_blank" href="http://thepage.time.com/author/mevanh/">editor-at-large and senior political analyst</a> for <em>Time</em> magazine, on Monday dropped any pretense of objectivity, openly shilling for ObamaCare.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/times-halperin-shills-we-shouldnt-be-only-country-without-govt-run-health-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Hardball Mark Halperin obamacare Time Mon, 02 Jul 2012 22:25:29 +0000 scott.whitlock 40555 at http://mrc.org Journalists Admitting Liberal Bias, Part Two http://mrc.org/media-bias-101/journalists-admitting-liberal-bias-part-two <p style="text-align: left;"><em>More examples of journalists conceding that the media elite have a liberal bias:</em></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-bias-101/journalists-admitting-liberal-bias-part-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Bias 101 News Analysis Division abc Andy Rooney Bernard Goldberg cbs John Stossel Mark Halperin NBC New York Times Mon, 19 Oct 2009 20:06:00 +0000 admin 29252 at http://mrc.org