Bill Weir http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20506/all en CNN’s Bill Weir Slams Fox Nation Web Site: ‘You Willfully Ignorant F***sticks’ http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-bill-weir-slams-fox-nation-web-site-you-willfully-ignorant-fsticks <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><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/july/BillWeir-tweet-fucksticks.jpg" style="float: right; margin-left: 3px; margin-right: 3px;" />Late Thursday morning, Mediaite’s Eddie Scarry&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mediaite.com/tv/cnn-anchor-bill-weir-to-fox-nation-you-willfully-ignorant-fcksticks/" _cke_saved_href="http://www.mediaite.com/tv/cnn-anchor-bill-weir-to-fox-nation-you-willfully-ignorant-fcksticks/" target="_blank">came&nbsp;</a>across a particularly disparaging <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/BillWeirCNN/status/494670062092296192">tweet</a> that CNN anchor Bil</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/cnns-bill-weir-slams-fox-nation-web-site-you-willfully-ignorant-fsticks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bill Weir Climate Change CNN Fox News Global Warming Twitter Washington Times Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:34:50 +0000 curtis.houck 46830 at http://mrc.org Tabloid Nightline Devotes More Time to Sexy Songs, Jogging and 'Amish Mafia' Than Syria http://mrc.org/biasalerts/tabloid-nightline-devotes-more-time-sexy-songs-jogging-and-amish-mafia-syria <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 style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/amish%20law.JPG" width="300" /></p><p><em>Nightline</em>, the show born out of a crisis in the Middle East, has devolved into a superficial, tabloid-heavy program that has hardly bothered with the growing crisis in Syria and Barack Obama's handling of it. Since August 21, the program has allowed a mere four segments (18 minutes and eight seconds).</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/tabloid-nightline-devotes-more-time-sexy-songs-jogging-and-amish-mafia-syria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Bill Weir Nightline Syria Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:57:05 +0000 scott.whitlock 44430 at http://mrc.org ABC Celebrates Earth Day By Pushing Carbon Taxes, Touting Anti-Keystone 'Agitator' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-celebrates-earth-day-pushing-carbon-taxes-touting-anti-keystone-agitator <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>Nightline</em>&nbsp;co-anchor Bill Weir on Tuesday belatedly celebrated Earth Day by touting a left-wing environmentalist who is pushing for new carbon taxes and opposing the construction of the Keystone oil pipeline. Weir failed to label&nbsp;<a href="http://www.billmckibben.com/">Bill McKibben</a>&nbsp;as a liberal. Instead, the journalist simply referred to him as an "organizer," an "agitator" and a "lobbyist."</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-celebrates-earth-day-pushing-carbon-taxes-touting-anti-keystone-agitator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Bill McKibben Bill Weir Global Warming Nightline Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:53:29 +0000 scott.whitlock 43312 at http://mrc.org Celebrating "the Second Coming" of Barack Obama http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/celebrating-second-coming-barack-obama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 26, No. 3 </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/Feb42013.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=752507" title="Feb42013.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Obama’s Best Route to Greatness: “Destroy the GOP”</strong></h3> <p></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/celebrating-second-coming-barack-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama Bill Weir cbs Diane Sawyer Hillary Clinton inauguration John Dickerson Martha Raddatz NBC Newsweek Sat, 02 Feb 2013 18:11:44 +0000 rich.noyes 42490 at http://mrc.org ABC's Post-Debate Liberal Slant: Raddatz Hypes How Obama 'Humanized' Issues; Weir Complains About Climate Change http://mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-post-debate-liberal-slant-raddatz-hypes-how-obama-humanized-issues-weir-complains-ab <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> Martha Raddatz boosted President Obama on ABC after the final presidential debate on Monday evening, just as she did <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/debate-moderator-tilts-obama-abc-colleagues-cheer-martha-raddatz-president">during the earlier vice presidential debate</a> that she moderated. Raddatz asserted that Obama "<strong>humanized what he was talking about</strong>. He talked a lot about the troops; he talked about the survivors from 9/11; he talked about the people in Israel.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-post-debate-liberal-slant-raddatz-hypes-how-obama-humanized-issues-weir-complains-ab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama Bill Weir Debate Martha Raddatz Mitt Romney Twitter Tue, 23 Oct 2012 05:52:02 +0000 matthew.balan 41599 at http://mrc.org The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2009 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/mrc25-worst-media-bias-2009 <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> The MRC is showcasing the most egregious bias we've uncovered over the years — four quotes for each of the 25 years of the MRC, 100 quotes total — all leading up to our big <a href="http://www.mrc.org/gala2012"><strong>25th Anniversary Gala</strong></a> on Thursday night.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/mrc25-worst-media-bias-2009" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama Bill Weir Ed Schultz Evan Thomas MRC 25th Anniversary Newsweek obamacare Sun, 23 Sep 2012 12:00:00 +0000 rich.noyes 41319 at http://mrc.org ABC Discovers Free Market Cure for Curbing Meth Abuse http://mrc.org/articles/abc-discovers-free-market-cure-curbing-meth-abuse <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; When the mainstream media praise free market values, it deserves attention.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; But that’s exactly what ABC “World News with Charles Gibson” did on October 1 in a segment about fighting methamphetamine addiction. The show highlighted the work of a part-time <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:state w:st="on">Montana</st1:state></st1:place> rancher and businessman who applied good business sense to the problem in his state.</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; When the mainstream media praise free market values, it deserves attention.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-discovers-free-market-cure-curbing-meth-abuse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Government abc Bill Weir businessmen crystal meth drug abuse Montana Montana Meth Project philathropy Tom Siebel World News with Charles Gibson Tue, 02 Oct 2007 20:04:35 +0000 admin 25319 at http://mrc.org