Sanjay Gupta http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20248/all en CNN Laments Medical Marijuana's Illegality: 'Can't A Stroke of the Pen Change This Problem?' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-laments-medical-marijuanas-illegality-cant-stroke-pen-change-problem <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/2014-03-07-CNN-Berman_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right;" />On Friday's <em>This Hour</em>, CNN's John Berman bemoaned how medical marijuana is still illegal in many jurisdictions, and hinted that executive action needed be taken to fix this situation. After noting that "one of the problems right now is the federal law," Berman asked, "<strong>Can't they change this? Can't a stroke of the pen change this problem?</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/cnn-laments-medical-marijuanas-illegality-cant-stroke-pen-change-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Dr. Sanjay Gupta John Berman marijuana MedicalMarijuana Sanjay Gupta This Hour Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:06:07 +0000 matthew.balan 45709 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Gupta on ObamaCare Dropping Millions from Health Plans: 'It Hasn't Been Explained Very Well' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gupta-obamacare-dropping-millions-health-plans-it-hasnt-been-explained-very-well <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 src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-10-30-CNN-Gupta-ObamaCare.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta – who was once considered for President Obama's surgeon general – gave cover to President Obama Wednesday in explaining his broken promise that Americans could keep their insurance.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Matt Hadro is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/matthadro" target="_blank">Follow Matt Hadro on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gupta-obamacare-dropping-millions-health-plans-it-hasnt-been-explained-very-well" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Health Care obamacare Sanjay Gupta Thu, 31 Oct 2013 16:16:45 +0000 matt.hadro 44851 at http://www.mrc.org Pity the Fool: Celebrate April 1st with 8 Anti-Capitalist Journalists and Entertainers http://www.mrc.org/articles/pity-fool-celebrate-april-1st-8-anti-capitalist-journalists-and-entertainers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> These media people insult businessmen as ‘evil,’ call for the return of the guillotine and stoke class warfare. </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">Sometimes liberal bias goes so far it actually becomes absurd, like Roseanne Barr saying that she would bring back the guillotine in order to behead any rich people who wanted to keep more than $100 million of their own money. She set the bar (or the guillotine) higher than her $80 million net worth. But it wasn’t just extreme left-wing celebs like Roseanne and Michael Moore, news anchors and hosts have spewed anti-business, anti-wealth, or anti-capitalism nonsense too.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/pity-fool-celebrate-april-1st-8-anti-capitalist-journalists-and-entertainers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Business Economy Media 1 percenter anti-capitalism April Fools Day Brian Williams Budget Cuts budgeting Economics foolish Jim Avila Martin Bashir Michael Bloomberg Michael Moore Mika Brzezinski MSNBC Occupy Wall Street OWS Piers Morgan Roseanne Barr Sanjay Gupta Fri, 29 Mar 2013 19:43:31 +0000 julia.seymour 43055 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Gupta -- Once a Candidate for Obama's Surgeon General -- Trumpets Benefits of ObamaCare http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gupta-once-candidate-obamas-surgeon-general-trumpets-benefits-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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-09-28-CNN-Gupta-HC.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta boosted ObamaCare on Friday morning's <em>Starting Point</em> without disclosing that he was once a candidate to be President Obama's Surgeon General, and thus the megaphone for ObamaCare.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gupta-once-candidate-obamas-surgeon-general-trumpets-benefits-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama CNN Election 2012 Health Care obamacare Sanjay Gupta Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:31:40 +0000 matt.hadro 41375 at http://www.mrc.org Bloomberg’s Soda Ban Passes, After Steady Stream of Media Attacks on Soft Drinks http://www.mrc.org/articles/bloombergs-soda-ban-passes-after-steady-stream-media-attacks-soft-drinks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New York City Board of Health approves the mayor’s proposed soda ban in spite of lack of evidence regulation will lower obesity. </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/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Soda was demonized by the media and food police groups for years, long before New York City’s Board of Health voted Sept. 13, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/14/nyregion/health-board-approves-bloombergs-soda-ban.html?smid=tw-share&amp;_rmoc.semityn.www">overwhelmingly approving</a> Michael Bloomberg’s controversial ban on certain sizes of soda. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/bloombergs-soda-ban-passes-after-steady-stream-media-attacks-soft-drinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government Health abc ACSH alina cho CNN Food Police gavin newsom John Berman kelly brownell mayor Michael Bloomberg Mika Brzezinski Morning Joe nanny state NYC obesity pop Sanjay Gupta Soda soda pop soda tax soft drink sugar sweetener toxic toxin Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:14:29 +0000 julia.seymour 41219 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Medical Correspondent -- and Former Candidate for Obama's Surgeon General -- Touts ObamaCare Benefits http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-medical-correspondent-and-former-candidate-obamas-surgeon-general-touts-obamacare-be <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 src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-06-28-CNN-Gupta3.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />Once a candidate to be President Obama's surgeon general – and thus the mouthpiece for ObamaCare – Dr. Sanjay Gupta touted the benefits of ObamaCare throughout the day on Thursday, after the Supreme Court upheld the law. CNN's own medical correspondent was essentially defending the law by explaining its benefits to different guests.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-medical-correspondent-and-former-candidate-obamas-surgeon-general-touts-obamacare-be" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Health Care obamacare Sanjay Gupta Fri, 29 Jun 2012 13:26:48 +0000 matt.hadro 40529 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Gupta -- Once Obama's Candidate for Surgeon General -- Warns of Rising Health Care Costs If Mandate Is Overturned http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gupta-once-obamas-candidate-surgeon-general-warns-rising-health-care-costs-if-mandat <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/2012-06-26-CNN-Gupta-Costello3.jpg" />CNN's chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, was once a serious candidate to be President Obama's surgeon general – and thus a megaphone for ObamaCare – before he <a href="http://articles.cnn.com/2009-03-05/politics/gupta.surgeon.general_1_dr-sanjay-gupta-accent-health-chief-medical-correspondent?_s=PM:POLITICS">turned down</a> the offer.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gupta-once-obamas-candidate-surgeon-general-warns-rising-health-care-costs-if-mandat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Health Care Health Insurance obamacare Sanjay Gupta Tue, 26 Jun 2012 21:42:54 +0000 matt.hadro 40498 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Gupta: 'Cheap' Corn Should Be Taxed to Fight Obesity http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-gupta-cheap-corn-should-be-taxed-fight-obesity <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; According to CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta, corn prices have been artificially lowered by government taxpayer subsidies, so they should be artificially raised with a tax on drinks sweetened with corn syrup.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; On the December 18 “American Morning,” Gupta was discussing San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s plan to tax such drinks to fight “the obesity epidemic” by deterring those purchases.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-gupta-cheap-corn-should-be-taxed-fight-obesity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy CNN corn ethanol fat obesity Sanjay Gupta subsidy sugar sweeten syrup tax Tue, 18 Dec 2007 18:42:21 +0000 admin 25183 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Contradicts Itself on 'Danger' of Energy Drinks http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-contradicts-itself-danger-energy-drinks <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; This just in: energy drinks could pose dangers to “people out there who have preexisting heart problems,” but they’re still trying to figure that out.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “Well, we have another warning about those popular energy drinks – the affects that it could have on your heart,” said CNN “American Morning” anchor Kiran Chetry. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-contradicts-itself-danger-energy-drinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health American Morning CNN Dr. Ruth Kava energy drinks heart problems Kiran Chetry Regulation Sanjay Gupta Wed, 07 Nov 2007 20:30:35 +0000 admin 25253 at http://www.mrc.org MSNBC's Olbermann Gives Thanks to Michael Moore http://www.mrc.org/articles/msnbcs-olbermann-gives-thanks-michael-moore <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; Michael Moore and MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann should form a mutual admiration society.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The filmmaker, who got sidetracked with his praise for Olbermann’s “incredible” war commentaries, went on “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” to discuss “SiCKO” and his recent <a href="http://businessandmedia.org/articles/2007/20070710131927.aspx"></a>dispute with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and Dr. Sanjay Gupta.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/msnbcs-olbermann-gives-thanks-michael-moore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government CNN Count down with Keith Olbermann Health Insurance Michael Moore MSNBC nationalized healthcare pharmaceutical companies Sanjay Gupta SiCKO Socialized Medicine Wolf Blitzer Fri, 13 Jul 2007 22:06:59 +0000 admin 25443 at http://www.mrc.org