John Roberts http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19934/all en CNN's Costello Bewails 'Big Advantage' Court Gave 'Wealthy' in Campaign Finance Ruling http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-costello-bewails-big-advantage-court-gave-wealthy-campaign-finance-ruling <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 src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2014-04-02-CNN-Costello_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right;" />On Wednesday's <em>CNN Newsroom</em>, Carol Costello decried the Supreme Court's latest decision underlining that political donations are a form of free speech: "<strong>You know, these rulings continue to surprise me</strong> – only because so many Americans are concerned about the money factor...They think it's a real problem, and <strong>these kinds of rulings seem to only exacerbate those problems</strong>."<br /> </p><div class='signature'><p>— Matthew Balan is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/MatthewJLB" target="_blank">Follow Matthew Balan on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-costello-bewails-big-advantage-court-gave-wealthy-campaign-finance-ruling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Carol Costello CNN CNN Newsroom First Amendment Jeffrey Toobin John Roberts Stephen Breyer Supreme Court Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:53:24 +0000 matthew.balan 45916 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Phillips Revisits 'Duck Dynasty' Uproar, But Lauds Family: 'Doing Something Right' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-phillips-revisits-duck-dynasty-uproar-lauds-family-doing-something-right <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 src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2014-03-26-CNN-ND-Duck_Dynasty.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right; margin: 1px;" />CNN'S Kyra Phillips zeroed on the controversy surrounding Phil Robertson's remarks about homosexuality on Wednesday's <em>New Day</em>, as she interviewed Robertson's son Willie Robertson and his wife, Korie. Phillips played up the "<strong>firestorm</strong>" after the <em>Duck Dynasty</em> star's interview with <em>GQ</em>, and asked his son, "<strong>Is that what you believe?</strong>"<br /> </p><div class='signature'><p>— Matthew Balan is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/MatthewJLB" target="_blank">Follow Matthew Balan on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-phillips-revisits-duck-dynasty-uproar-lauds-family-doing-something-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Duck Dynasty John Roberts Korie Robertson Kyra Phillips Michaela Pereira New Day Phil Robertson Willie Robertson Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:46:11 +0000 matthew.balan 45855 at http://www.mrc.org John Roberts, “The Man of the Hour,” a “Virtuoso Performance” Worthy of King Solomon http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/john-roberts-man-hour-virtuoso-performance-worthy-king-solomon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 25, No. 15 </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/July232012_0.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=819398" title="July232012.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Sudden Respect for John Roberts, “The Man of the Hour”</strong></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/john-roberts-man-hour-virtuoso-performance-worthy-king-solomon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc cbs Chris Matthews John Roberts Liberal Bias Mitt Romney MSNBC NBC New York Times obamacare Sun, 22 Jul 2012 17:06:19 +0000 rich.noyes 40710 at http://www.mrc.org Former NYT Supreme Court Reporter Greenhouse: 'Breathtaking Radicalism' of 4 Justices Against ObamaCare http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/former-nyt-supreme-court-reporter-greenhouse-breathtaking-radicalism-4-justices-against-o <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>In her latest nytimes.com column, posted Wednesday night, "<a href="http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/11/the-mystery-of-john-roberts/?ref=politics">The Mystery of John Roberts</a>," Linda Greenhouse, former Supreme Court reporter for the <em>Times</em>, retraced previous conservatives losses at the Supreme Court from the pre-Internet days of the early '90s and the relatively muted response of conservative activists.&nbsp;<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Linda_Greenhouse_CBS_4_7_12_3.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="234" width="313</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/former-nyt-supreme-court-reporter-greenhouse-breathtaking-radicalism-4-justices-against-o" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts John Roberts Labeling Bias Linda Greenhouse Obama-Care Supreme Court Thu, 12 Jul 2012 21:37:04 +0000 clay.waters 40625 at http://www.mrc.org Former SCOTUS Reporter Linda Greenhouse: 'Breathtaking Radicalism' of 4 Justices Opposed to Obama-Care http://www.mrc.org/articles/former-scotus-reporter-linda-greenhouse-breathtaking-radicalism-4-justices-opposed-obama-ca <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>In her latest nytimes.com column, posted Wednesday night, "<a href="http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/11/the-mystery-of-john-roberts/?ref=politics">The Mystery of John Roberts</a>," Linda Greenhouse, former Supreme Court reporter for the Times, retraced previous conservatives losses at the Supreme Court from the pre-Internet days of the early '90s and the relatively muted response of conservative activists. <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Linda_Greenhouse_CBS_4_7_12_2.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="234" width="313" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/former-scotus-reporter-linda-greenhouse-breathtaking-radicalism-4-justices-opposed-obama-ca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Conservatives John Roberts Linda Greenhouse Supreme Court Thu, 12 Jul 2012 19:10:13 +0000 clay.waters 40620 at http://www.mrc.org The Mob Presses on John Roberts http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/mob-presses-john-roberts <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> Is anyone surprised that the ink wasn’t dry on Chief Justice John Roberts’ incoherent switcheroo before Team Obama was <em>again</em> denying ObamaCare is a tax? Why did he do it?</p> <p> There is no doubt that the Left waged a war on the court’s public image. Just as Obama lectured at the justices during his State of the Union address for the Citizens United decision, so Obama and his media minions prepared for this verdict with blatant mob pressure: Side with us, or your image is ruined.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/mob-presses-john-roberts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Barack Obama John Roberts ObamaCare ruling Mon, 09 Jul 2012 18:27:29 +0000 tim.graham 40584 at http://www.mrc.org NYT's Liptak Sees Furious, 'Bitter,' Angry Conservatives After ObamaCare http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyts-liptak-sees-furious-bitter-angry-conservatives-after-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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>New York Times</em> Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak reported Tuesday on conservatives who are apparently bitter and angry at Chief Justice John Roberts for his shocking decision to uphold ObamaCare on the basis of the government's power to tax: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/03/us/politics/scorn-and-withering-scorn-for-chief-justice-roberts.html?ref=todayspaper ">Roberts Makes a Getaway From the Scorn</a>." <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Adam_Liptak_1.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="221" width="327" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyts-liptak-sees-furious-bitter-angry-conservatives-after-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Adam Liptak Double Standards John Roberts obamacare Supreme Court Tue, 03 Jul 2012 17:36:20 +0000 clay.waters 40563 at http://www.mrc.org Was Justice Roberts 'Squeezed' By Liberal Media Into Supporting ObamaCare? http://www.mrc.org/articles/was-justice-roberts-squeezed-liberal-media-supporting-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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Some other interesting <em>Times</em> reactions on the ObamaCare decision. In her Thursday <a href="http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/28/a-justice-in-chief/?ref=politics ">post</a>, former Supreme Court reporter Linda Greenhouse, who correctly predicted the ObamaCare legislation would be upheld, was pleased with the ruling.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/was-justice-roberts-squeezed-liberal-media-supporting-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch George Will John Roberts Linda Greenhouse obamacare Paul Krugman Supreme Court Fri, 29 Jun 2012 17:33:49 +0000 clay.waters 40536 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Cheerfully Highlights How 'Statesman' John Roberts 'Saved' Obamacare http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-cheerfully-highlights-how-statesman-john-roberts-saved-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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-06-29-ABC-GMA-Court_0.jpg" style="margin: 3px; float: right; width: 240px; height: 177px;" /><em>Good Morning America's</em> Terry Moran on Friday highlighted how Chief Justice John Roberts "saved" Obamacare, featuring voices that lauded the "statesman" and only one clip of Mitt Romney condemning the ruling. In comparison, CBS showcased an interview with Republican Congressman Eric Cantor.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-cheerfully-highlights-how-statesman-john-roberts-saved-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs John Roberts NBC obamacare Fri, 29 Jun 2012 16:42:30 +0000 scott.whitlock 40534 at http://www.mrc.org Conservative Arguments Against ObamaCare 'Misguided, if not Frivolous,' Suggests NYT's Court Reporter http://www.mrc.org/articles/conservative-arguments-against-obamacare-misguided-if-not-frivolous-suggests-nyts-court-rep <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>New York Times legal reporter Adam Liptak used his <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/29/us/supreme-court-lets-health-law-largely-stand.html?ref=todayspaper&amp;pagewanted=all">Friday lead</a> (five other reporters contributed research) on Obama-care being upheld at the Supreme Court to take another crack at the argument by conservatives and libertarians, the so-called broccoli argument "as misguided, if not frivolous."<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Adam_Liptak_0.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="221" width="327" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/conservative-arguments-against-obamacare-misguided-if-not-frivolous-suggests-nyts-court-rep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Adam Liptak John Roberts obamacare Supreme Court Fri, 29 Jun 2012 16:30:00 +0000 clay.waters 40533 at http://www.mrc.org Sudden Respect for John Roberts: 'The Man of the Hour' Who 'Might Have Saved' the Supreme Court http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/sudden-respect-john-roberts-man-hour-who-might-have-saved-supreme-court <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/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2012/May/ScottPelley.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="240" />Chief Justice John Roberts may have angered conservatives with his decisive vote in favor of ObamaCare, but he was, in CBS anchor Scott Pelley’s words, the “man of the hour” on all three network evening newscasts Thursday night. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/sudden-respect-john-roberts-man-hour-who-might-have-saved-supreme-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Brian Williams Conservatives Diane Sawyer Health Care John Roberts Liberals obamacare Scott Pelley Supreme Court Terry Moran Fri, 29 Jun 2012 01:00:24 +0000 rich.noyes 40525 at http://www.mrc.org Matthews Lauds 'Bold' Hero' John Roberts for Beating Back 'Right-Wing Fever Swamps' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/matthews-lauds-bold-hero-john-roberts-beating-back-right-wing-fever-swamps <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>After comparing John Roberts to a Civil War-era Supreme Court judge who upheld the<a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2012/06/27/matthews-slimes-john-roberts-doesnt-want-be-slave-judge-behind-dread"> Dred Scott</a> slave act, Wednesday, Chris Matthews reversed himself, Thursday, and praised the "bold," "defiant" "hero" who upheld ObamaCare.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/matthews-lauds-bold-hero-john-roberts-beating-back-right-wing-fever-swamps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chris Matthews Hardball John Roberts MSNBC obamacare Thu, 28 Jun 2012 22:15:11 +0000 scott.whitlock 40523 at http://www.mrc.org Supremely Slanted http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/supremely-slanted <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How the New York Times Pounds Conservatives and Coddles Liberals When Nominated for the Supreme Court </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</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/SupremelySlantedFixed.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=11020007" title="SupremelySlantedFixed.pdf">PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</p><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/supremely-slanted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports News Analysis Division Clarence Thomas Elena Kagan John Roberts New York Times Ruth Bader Ginsburg Samuel Alito Sonia Sotomayor Stephen Breyer Supreme Court Mon, 12 Mar 2012 19:55:14 +0000 kristine.lawrence 39401 at http://www.mrc.org CNN 'Fit Nation' Force Feeds Big Helping of Government http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-fit-nation-force-feeds-big-helping-government <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>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; One <!--?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /--><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Los Angeles</st1:city></st1:place> councilwoman wants to take a bite out of obesity by blocking fast food restaurants. CNN served up its November 16 report on the food fight with extra relish calling it “a good first step.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-fit-nation-force-feeds-big-helping-government" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Government American Morning CNN Dr. Sanjay Gupta Fast Food Fit Nation Food Police Jan Perry John Roberts Regulation South L.A. Fri, 16 Nov 2007 16:42:30 +0000 admin 25234 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Warns: 'Don't Eat Your iPhone' http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-warns-dont-eat-your-iphone <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; If CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta had his way, when you unwrapped your new iPod or iPhone this Christmas, there might be the following warning label:</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “SURGEON GENERAL’S WARNING: Ingesting or inhaling your iPhone or iPod earbuds may be hazardous to your health.”</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The November 9 CNN “American Morning” warned of the dangers of iPods. The screen read “IPOD &amp; IPHONE DANGER – CAN THEY HURT YOU?”</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-warns-dont-eat-your-iphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Health American Morning Apple CNN Dr. Sanjay Gupta iPhone Ipod John Roberts Fri, 09 Nov 2007 19:20:54 +0000 admin 25247 at http://www.mrc.org