Bianna Golodryga http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20249/all en ABC, NBC Promote ‘Rising Star’ Julian Castro Being Tapped for Obama’s Cabinet http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-nbc-promote-rising-star-julian-castro-being-tapped-obamas-cabinet <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/jeffrey-meyer">Jeffrey Meyer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Sunday, ABC’s&nbsp;<em>Good Morning America</em>&nbsp;and NBC’s&nbsp;<em>Today</em>&nbsp;hyped President Obama’s selection of Julian Castro, Democratic Mayor of San Antonio, to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development.&nbsp;</p><p>Both NBC’s Jenna Wolfe and ABC’s Ron Claiborne beamed at how<strong>&nbsp;Castro is a “rising star in the Democratic Party” with Wolfe praising how “there’s been speculation that he could be vice presidential pick in 2016.”</strong>&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Jeffrey Meyer is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/JeffreyPMeyer" target="_blank">Follow Jeffrey Meyer on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-nbc-promote-rising-star-julian-castro-being-tapped-obamas-cabinet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bianna Golodryga George Stephanopoulos Jenna Wolfe Julian Castro Ron Claiborne Sun, 18 May 2014 14:30:30 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46285 at http://www.mrc.org ABC on Chelsea Clinton's Pregnancy: 'Move Over, Prince George'; U.S. Has New 'Royal' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-chelsea-clintons-pregnancy-move-over-prince-george-us-has-new-royal <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>According to the liberal network journalists, being part of a Democratic family makes you "royalty." Reporters on ABC, CBS and NBC gushed over the announcement that Chelsea Clinton is pregnant.&nbsp;<em>Good Morning America's</em>&nbsp;Bianna Golodryga enthused, "<strong>Move over, Prince George, though. This morning, Americans have their own royal, or, rather, presidential baby, to look forward to.&nbsp;</strong>"&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-chelsea-clintons-pregnancy-move-over-prince-george-us-has-new-royal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Bianna Golodryga Bill Clinton cbs Chelsea Clinton Hillary Clinton Jan Crawford NBC Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:09:49 +0000 scott.whitlock 46041 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Pushes Anti-Catholic 'Philomena' as a 'Touching,' 'True' 'Winner' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-pushes-anti-catholic-philomena-touching-true-winner <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>Good Morning America</em>'s Bianna Golodrygra on Thursday promoted the anti-Catholic film&nbsp;<em>Philomena</em>&nbsp;as a "touching," "true story." The ABC journalist spun the movie as largely uncontroversial and a "clear winner with audiences everywhere." [MP3 audio&nbsp;<a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-02-20-ABC-GMA-Golodryga.mp3">here</a>.]</p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-pushes-anti-catholic-philomena-touching-true-winner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Bianna Golodryga Good Morning America Oscars Philomena Steve Coogan Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:12:04 +0000 scott.whitlock 45602 at http://www.mrc.org NBC, ABC Gush Over Michelle Obama’s 50th Birthday: ‘Hottest Party In Town’ http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-abc-gush-over-michelle-obamas-50th-birthday-hottest-party-town <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/jeffrey-meyer">Jeffrey Meyer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated her 50th birthday on Saturday night, and NBC and ABC couldn’t hold back their excitement during their Sunday morning broadcasts. The two networks both offered full reports as they cheered on the First Lady at the “country’s most exclusive dance party.”</p><p>ABC’s Susan Saulny began her report and called The White House “party central” and beamed at the long-list of liberal celebrities who attended the birthday bash. Co-host Bianna Golodryga lamented, “We weren’t invited to this but I’m not offended.”</p><div class='signature'><p>— Jeffrey Meyer is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/JeffreyPMeyer" target="_blank">Follow Jeffrey Meyer on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-abc-gush-over-michelle-obamas-50th-birthday-hottest-party-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bianna Golodryga Dan Harris Good Morning America Kristen Welker Lester Holt Michelle Obama Today Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:05:02 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 45338 at http://www.mrc.org Saturday GMA Devotes 10x More Coverage to De Blasio's Pizza Faux Pas Than ObamaCare News http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/saturday-gma-devotes-10x-more-coverage-de-blasios-pizza-faux-pas-obamacare-news <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/paul-bremmer">Paul Bremmer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Some important ObamaCare news broke late on Friday when the Obama administration announced it was dropping CGI, the contractor that built the inept healthcare.gov website, and replacing it with technology consulting firm Accenture. On top of that, on Friday, the Republican-led House passed a bill -- with a substantial number of Democrats joining in -- to partially address security concerns regarding healthcare.gov.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/saturday-gma-devotes-10x-more-coverage-de-blasios-pizza-faux-pas-obamacare-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Health Politics abc Bianna Golodryga Bill De Blasio Culture/Society Dan Harris Good Morning America Health Care obamacare Political Scandals Ron Claiborne Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:35:13 +0000 paul.bremmer 45286 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Spotlights Sotomayor's Stay of ObamaCare's Contraception Mandate; ABC Punts http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-spotlights-sotomayors-stay-obamacares-contraception-mandate-abc-punts <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="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-01-01-CBS-Brown_large.JPG" style="float: right;" width="240" height="134" />CBS stood out as the only Big Three network to devote full coverage to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's Tuesday night stay of the federal government's birth control/abortifacient mandate under ObamaCare. As of Thursday morning, <em>CBS This Morning</em> and <em>CBS Evening News</em> devoted three full reports and a news brief to the ruling against the controversial regulation.<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/cbs-spotlights-sotomayors-stay-obamacares-contraception-mandate-abc-punts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama Bianna Golodryga Catholic Church cbs CBS Evening News CBS This Morning Chip Reid Dan Blomberg Good Morning America HHSMandate Marsha Greenberger NBC NBC Nightly News obamacare Peter Alexander Sonia Sotomayor Supreme Court Susan McGinnis Terrell Brown Today Tom Costello World News Thu, 02 Jan 2014 23:19:47 +0000 matthew.balan 45216 at http://www.mrc.org ABC's Bianna Golodryga: Isn't It 'Kind of Sad' That Investors Are Shrugging Off Sequester? http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-bianna-golodryga-isnt-it-kind-sad-investors-are-shrugging-sequester <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 hyping a "fiscal emergency" that could "<a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/after-hyping-fiscal-emergency-could-cripple-and-vaporize-america-gma-silent-sequestration">vaporize</a>" America, the journalists at&nbsp;<em>Good Morning America&nbsp;</em>seemed slightly puzzled that daily life has continued. GMA anchor George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday talked to reporter Bianna Golodryga and marveled, "...Investors seem to be shrugging off any economic impact from the stalemate in Washington, those across the board spending cuts."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-bianna-golodryga-isnt-it-kind-sad-investors-are-shrugging-sequester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Bianna Golodryga George Stephanopoulos Good Morning America sequester Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:46:25 +0000 scott.whitlock 42824 at http://www.mrc.org Paul Ryan Is Not Freddy Krueger http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/paul-ryan-not-freddy-krueger <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> Mitt Romney made a smart executive decision selecting Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate. Ryan’s genial personality, serious policy wonkery, and political courage have dazzled conservatives and won respect even in a&nbsp; few liberal circles. Romney scores points for political courage as well. He knew liberal politicians and journalists would talk in punishing terms about Ryan’s budget ideas.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/paul-ryan-not-freddy-krueger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Bianna Golodryga Paul Ryan Soledad O'Brien Thu, 16 Aug 2012 20:39:07 +0000 tim.graham 40931 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Falsely Paint Ryan as Spending Cutter Who Could ‘Destroy’ Medicare http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-falsely-paint-ryan-spending-cutter-who-could-destroy-medicare <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> Previewing the choice of Paul Ryan as the GOP vice presidential candidate, the ABC, CBS and NBC morning shows all used Democratic framing to describe the House GOP budget plan that Ryan championed as a plan to, as CBS’s Bob Schieffer put it, “<strong>cut more than $5 trillion over the next ten years</strong>.” ABC’s Bianna Golodryga passed along the demagogic rhetoric of liberals: “<strong>Democrats, meantime, contest that it will destroy Medicare and Social Security.</strong>”<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-falsely-paint-ryan-spending-cutter-who-could-destroy-medicare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bianna Golodryga Bob Schieffer Budget CBS This Morning Good Morning America Paul Ryan Spending Today Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:36:40 +0000 rich.noyes 40870 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Plays Up Bloomberg's Call for More Gun Control, But Admits It Won't Happen http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-plays-bloombergs-call-more-gun-control-admits-it-wont-happen <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/2012-07-23-ABC-GMA-Steph.jpg" style="margin: 3px; float: right; width: 240px; height: 178px;" /><em>Good Morning America</em> Sunday co-host Bianna Golodryga played up calls by liberal Mayor Michael Bloomberg for more gun control in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. This occurred even as George Stephanopoulos conceded that no new gun control legislation would be passed.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-plays-bloombergs-call-more-gun-control-admits-it-wont-happen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Aurora Bianna Golodryga Colorado George Stephanopoulos Shooting Mon, 23 Jul 2012 17:06:04 +0000 scott.whitlock 40717 at http://www.mrc.org Networks: Low Women's Clothing Sales Foreshadow 'Nightmare' http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-low-womens-clothing-sales-foreshadow-nightmare <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/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Before you start getting some crazy idea about the holiday shopping season being on a positive track, tune into the network news for a reminder that the sales figures present an “ominous” sign.</p> <p><br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Why? Because sales of women’s clothing are down 6 percent. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-low-womens-clothing-sales-foreshadow-nightmare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy apparel Bianna Golodryga Christmas Clothes clothing consumer credit card figures holiday Mastercard numbers retail sales shop shopping Spending women's Tue, 18 Dec 2007 17:31:08 +0000 admin 25184 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Drives Recession Fears with R.V. Story http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-drives-recession-fears-rv-story <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/paul-detrick">Paul Detrick</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;Tailgating The New York Times, “NBC Nightly News” worried on December 3 that <!--?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /--><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">America</st1:country-region></st1:place> is traveling down the road to recession, because R.V. sales are projected to decline by about 5 percent in 2008. <!--?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /--></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-drives-recession-fears-rv-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Ali Velshi American Morning Bianna Golodryga Brian Williams CNN Good Morning America Lee Cowan NBC Nightly News Recession RV sales Tue, 04 Dec 2007 18:48:06 +0000 admin 25211 at http://www.mrc.org A Silver Lining to High Oil Prices http://www.mrc.org/articles/silver-lining-high-oil-prices <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/genevieve-ebel">Genevieve Ebel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Amidst continuous news reports of recession and credit crisis, “Good Morning America” focused instead on an “unusual source” of relief for Wall Street and the <!--?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /--><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">U.S.</st1:place></st1:country-region> economy.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; What prompted this economic relief?</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “You can thank high oil prices” said Chris Cuomo on the November 28 broadcast.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/silver-lining-high-oil-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy abc Abu Dhabi Bianna Golodryga Chris Cuomo Citigroup foreign investment Good Morning America NPR Oil Prices Shell oil Wed, 28 Nov 2007 16:27:51 +0000 admin 25220 at http://www.mrc.org 'Going Green' Puts Business in the Red http://www.mrc.org/articles/going-green-puts-business-red <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; “Green is the new black,” according to the media. But businesses are finding it’s an easy way to put themselves in the red.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/going-green-puts-business-red" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy abc American Morning Auden Schendler Bianna Golodryga businessweek carbon neutral carbon offset CNN Continental Airlines FedEx going green Good Morning America green business hybrid trucks little green lies Matt Lauer NBC Pepsi Co Steve Milloy Today Wal-Mart Wed, 31 Oct 2007 18:49:28 +0000 admin 25264 at http://www.mrc.org GMA: Sweaters Predict Coming Economic 'Crisis' http://www.mrc.org/articles/gma-sweaters-predict-coming-economic-crisis <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/paul-detrick">Paul Detrick</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; What determines an economic crisis? According to “Good Morning America,” it’s sweater sales.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ABC’s “GMA” began its October 17 broadcast with a report that might be confused with one of the signs of the Apocalypse—complete with red flags waving as they mentioned each economic problem. One of those was the sweater factor.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/gma-sweaters-predict-coming-economic-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy abc Bianna Golodryga Good Morning America housing Recession sweater U.S. economy Wed, 17 Oct 2007 18:24:46 +0000 admin 25288 at http://www.mrc.org