Morning Joe http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20386/all en MSNBC Host Scolds McCain for Calling Anti-War Protesters 'Scum' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-host-scolds-mccain-calling-anti-war-protesters-scum <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>Even as his fellow <em>Morning Joe</em> co-hosts praised John McCain on Friday for denouncing Code Pink anti-war protesters who attempted to disrupt a Senate hearing <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2015/01/29/mccain-get-out-of-here-you-low-life-scum/" target="_blank">as "low-life sum,"</a> MSNBC's Thomas Roberts lectured the Republican Senator for shutting down the intruders: <strong>"If people want to show up and protest, right? They should be allowed to hear their voices.</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/msnbc-host-scolds-mccain-calling-anti-war-protesters-scum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Capitol Hill Code Pink John McCain Morning Joe MSNBC Thomas Roberts Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:31:50 +0000 kyle.drennen 48132 at http://mrc.org Networks Continue to Show No Interest in Covering Senate’s Passage of Keystone Pipeline http://mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-continue-show-no-interest-covering-senates-passage-keystone-pipeline <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>The nation’s major broadcast networks continued their blackout on Friday morning of not covering the U.S. Senate’s&nbsp;<a target="_blank" href="http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jan/29/senate-approves-building-keystone-pipeline/" data-cke-saved-href="http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jan/29/senate-approves-building-keystone-pipeline/">passage</a>&nbsp;of the Keystone XL oil pipeline with zero mentions on their morning newscasts.</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/networks-continue-show-no-interest-covering-senates-passage-keystone-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Alisyn Camerota Bias by Omission cbs CBS This Morning CNN congress Conservatives and Republicans Fox and Friends Fox News Channel Good Morning America Howard Dean John Heilemann Katty Kay keystone keystone pipeline keystone xl Liberals & Democrats Morning Joe MSNBC NBC News New Day Senate Today Show Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:49:26 +0000 curtis.houck 48131 at http://mrc.org NBC's Mohyeldin Asserts Real American Sniper a 'Racist' Who Went on 'Killing Sprees' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-mohyeldin-asserts-real-american-sniper-racist-who-went-killing-sprees <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>During an appearance on Thursday's&nbsp;<em>Morning Joe</em>, Ayman Mohyeldin, NBC News foreign correspondent, make some highly controversial remarks about the Academy Award nominated film <em>American Sniper.</em> </p><p>Speaking to the MSNBC panel, Mohyeldin proclaimed that "people have described his [Chris Kyle] racist tendencies towards Iraqis and Muslims when he was going on some of these, you know, killing sprees in Iraq."</p><p style="text-align: center;"><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/132511" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></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://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-mohyeldin-asserts-real-american-sniper-racist-who-went-killing-sprees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division American Sniper Ayman Mohyeldin Morning Joe MSNBC Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:07:20 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 48124 at http://mrc.org HuffPo's Stein Claims Clintons Need to Win Lotto to 'Catch Up' With Koch Brothers in 2016 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/huffpos-stein-claims-clintons-need-win-lotto-catch-koch-brothers-2016 <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 MSNBC's <em>Morning Joe</em> on Tuesday, Huffington Post reporter Sam Stein worried that the Clinton political machine would be unable to compete with funding from Charles and David Koch during the 2016 presidential campaign: <strong>"I mean, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton will be scratching lotto tickets, I think, for the next week just trying to catch up with the $889 million that the Koch brothers are going to put in here."</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/huffpos-stein-claims-clintons-need-win-lotto-catch-koch-brothers-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division campaign 2016 Campaign Finance Hillary Clinton Koch Brothers Morning Joe MSNBC Sam Stein Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:37:16 +0000 kyle.drennen 48104 at http://mrc.org Foreign Policy Editor Blames Paris Terror Attack on Abu Ghraib http://mrc.org/biasalerts/foreign-policy-editor-blames-paris-terror-attack-abu-ghraib <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 MSNBC's <em>Morning Joe</em> on Thursday, David Rothkopf, CEO and editor of The FP Group, which publishes <em>Foreign Policy</em> magazine, warned against European authorities being too aggressive in fighting Islamic terrorism following the brutal attack in Paris: <strong>"I think we have to be just as worried about the reaction to the attack from nationalists, from right-wingers</strong>, from people who have sought to drive this wedge...between the Islamic communities and the mainstream communities in Europe....<strong>it's very important that we recognize the value of restra</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/foreign-policy-editor-blames-paris-terror-attack-abu-ghraib" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Charlie Hebdo David Rothkopf Europe Islam Morning Joe MSNBC Terrrorism Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:48:11 +0000 kyle.drennen 47971 at http://mrc.org Politico's VandeHei: GOP In 'Hell of A Jam' If They Win Senate http://mrc.org/biasalerts/politicos-vandehei-gop-hell-jam-if-they-win-senate <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 MSNBC's <em>Morning Joe</em> Tuesday morning, <em>Politico's</em> Jim VandeHei absurdly claimed that Republicans would be in big trouble if they took control of the Senate in the midterm election: <strong>"...even if Republicans win, I think they're going to be in a hell of a jam. In that they're not going to be able to get anything done."</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/politicos-vandehei-gop-hell-jam-if-they-win-senate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division campaign 2014 Jim Vandehei Mika Brzezinski Morning Joe MSNBC Republicans Senate Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:15:37 +0000 kyle.drennen 47523 at http://mrc.org On MSNBC, Graham Nash Blasts Koch Bros.; 'Execution' of Michael Brown http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-graham-nash-blasts-koch-bros-execution-michael-brown <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/2014-10-28-MSNBC-MJ-Graham_Nash.jpg" style="float: right;" height="158" width="280" />On Monday's <em>Morning Joe</em>, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough prompted hippie icon Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills, and Nash fame to promote his new song about the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Nash wildly contended that "what happened with...<strong>almost, the execution of Michael Brown, we had to say something</strong>."</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://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-graham-nash-blasts-koch-bros-execution-michael-brown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Ferguson Missouri Graham Nash Joe Scarborough Koch Brothers Michael Brown Mika Brzezinski Morning Joe MSNBC Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:00:15 +0000 matthew.balan 47475 at http://mrc.org Actor on Morning Joe: ‘I Get All My News from MSNBC. Which Is Probably Not Wise’ http://mrc.org/biasalerts/actor-morning-joe-i-get-all-my-news-msnbc-which-probably-not-wise <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="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/october/RonPerlman-MSNBC-MJ-2014-10-03.jpg" style="float: right; margin-left: 3px; margin-right: 3px;" width="280" />Prompted by <em>Morning Joe</em> co-host Mika Brzezinski to confirm “you watch <em>Morning Joe</em>, I take it?”, actor/author <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000579/" target="_blank">Ron Perlman</a> affirmed: “I get all my news from MSNBC.”</p> <p>He then quickly quipped: “Which is probably not wise.”</p> <p>To which, a guffawing Joe Scarborough agreed: “Trust me, it’s not.”</p><div class='signature'><p>— Brent Baker is the Steven P.J. Wood Senior Fellow and Vice President for Research and Publications at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/brenthbaker" target="_blank">Follow Brent Baker on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/actor-morning-joe-i-get-all-my-news-msnbc-which-probably-not-wise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Morning Joe Ron Perlman Video Mon, 06 Oct 2014 23:45:01 +0000 brent.baker 47320 at http://mrc.org MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt on Midterms: Colorado ‘Rejected More Inflammatory Conservatives In 2010’ http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-kasie-hunt-midterms-colorado-rejected-more-inflammatory-conservatives-2010 <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>Kasie Hunt, MSNBC’s Political Correspondent, appeared on Thursday’s&nbsp;<em>Morning Joe&nbsp;</em>to promote her recent trip&nbsp;to Colorado, where she covered the highly contentious Senate contest between incumbent Democrat Mark Udall and his Republican challenger Congressman Cory Gardner.</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://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-kasie-hunt-midterms-colorado-rejected-more-inflammatory-conservatives-2010" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2014 Election Cory Gardner Kasie Hunt Mark Udall Morning Joe MSNBC Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:44:16 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 47286 at http://mrc.org Scarborough On Obama’s Foreign Policy: ‘Conservative With A Small C’ http://mrc.org/biasalerts/scarborough-obamas-foreign-policy-conservative-small-c <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>Leave it to MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough to eagerly defend President Obama following his speech to the United Nations General Assembly.</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://mrc.org/biasalerts/scarborough-obamas-foreign-policy-conservative-small-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama ISIS Joe Scarborough Morning Joe MSNBC Ramesh Ponnuru Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:03:29 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 47230 at http://mrc.org China Not ‘Communist’ Says Author Naomi Klein on MSNBC http://mrc.org/articles/china-not-communist-says-author-naomi-klein-msnbc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> While touting her ‘Capitalism vs. The Climate’ book, Klein gets the facts wrong, again. </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/matthew-johnson">Matthew Johnson</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/129513" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">Author and columnist Naomi Klein is still having trouble getting her facts straight. This time, in an interview with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” she tried to argue China is not a communist country, even though it is run by the Communist Party of China.</p><p dir="ltr">In that Sept. 24 interview, Klein was promoting her new book, “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate.” She claimed that “we have an economic system that has essentially waged war” on the planet.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/china-not-communist-says-author-naomi-klein-msnbc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Economy Environment International Media anti-capitalism author capitalism carbon emissions China Climate Change Columnist Global Warming Morning Joe MSNBC Naomi Klein Pollution Wed, 24 Sep 2014 20:31:30 +0000 julia.seymour 47225 at http://mrc.org MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski Call for Equal, ‘24-hour’ Media Coverage If Christie Is Officially Cleared http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-joe-scarborough-and-mika-brzezinski-call-equal-24-hour-media-coverage-if-christie- <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 Friday morning, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski joined the Huffington Post’s Sam Stein in calling for equal news coverage if Christie is officially exonerated in numerous investigations into his involvement of the scandal known as Bridgegate to the non-stop coverage when it broke in January. [Audio available <a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/mp3/2014-09-19-MSNBC-MJ-Christie.mp3" target="_blank">here</a>]</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-joe-scarborough-and-mika-brzezinski-call-equal-24-hour-media-coverage-if-christie-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division bridgegate Chris Christie George Washington Bridge Joe Scarborough Mika Brzezinski Morning Joe MSNBC new jersey Sam Stein Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:24:57 +0000 curtis.houck 47187 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Mika Bemoans 'Unprecedented' Foreign Policy 'Crises' Obama Has to Deal With http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-mika-bemoans-unprecedented-foreign-policy-crises-obama-has-deal <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/2014-09-02-MSNBC-MJ-Mika.JPG" style="width: 280px; height: 156px; float: right;" />On Tuesday's <em>Morning Joe</em>, MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski felt sorry for President Obama and all the crises overseas that he is currently facing: "<strong>You look at just the President, and the incoming on foreign policy crises, I think it's possibly unprecedented, except for extreme times of war</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://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-mika-bemoans-unprecedented-foreign-policy-crises-obama-has-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Joe Scarborough Middle East Mika Brzezinski Morning Joe MSNBC Russia Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:27:17 +0000 matthew.balan 47039 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 After Hyping Christie’s ‘Bridgegate,’ CNN Buries Andrew Cuomo’s Scandal http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/after-hyping-christies-bridgegate-cnn-buries-andrew-cuomos-scandal <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>It has been over three weeks since&nbsp;<em>The New York Times</em>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/23/nyregion/governor-andrew-cuomo-and-the-short-life-of-the-moreland-commission.html?_r=0" _cke_saved_href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/23/nyregion/governor-andrew-cuomo-and-the-short-life-of-the-moreland-commission.html?_r=0" target="_blank">published</a>&nbsp;a front-page investigation unmasking the actions of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) shuttering an anti-corruption commission. In reaction, the U.S.</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/media-reality-check/after-hyping-christies-bridgegate-cnn-buries-andrew-cuomos-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division Andrew Cuomo Brian Stelter bridgegate Charlie Rose Chris Christie Chris Cuomo CNN Double Standard Fox News Channel Kate Bolduan MonicaCrowley Morning Joe MSNBC New Day New York Times PBS Roger Ailes The Situation Room Washington Times Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:11:30 +0000 curtis.houck 46934 at http://mrc.org