The Daily Rundown http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20833/all en MSNBC Goofs: 'Pro-Communist,' 'Right-Wing Radicals' Assault U.S. 'Soldiers' in Turkey http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-goofs-pro-communist-right-wing-radicals-assault-us-soldiers-turkey <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/2014-11-13-MSNBC-DR-Miklaszewski.jpg" style="float: right;" height="156" width="280" />On Thursday's <em>Daily Rundown</em> on MSNBC, Jim Miklaszewski misidentified the political ideology of the protesters that attacked three American sailors in Istanbul, Turkey.</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-goofs-pro-communist-right-wing-radicals-assault-us-soldiers-turkey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Daily Rundown Jim Miklaszewski Labeling Military MSNBC Peter Alexander Ronan Farrow Ronan Farrow Daily The Daily Rundown Turkey Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:34:45 +0000 matthew.balan 47635 at http://mrc.org MSNBC Slams GOP Over 'Irresponsible' 'Politics of Fear' on Ebola http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-slams-gop-over-irresponsible-politics-fear-ebola <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>After citing numerous Republicans on the campaign trail criticizing the Obama administration's handling of the ebola crisis, on Thursday, MSNBC <em>Daily Rundown</em> host Craig Melvin <strong>condemned such criticism as "the politics of fear" and "irresponsible."</strong></p><p style="text-align: center;"><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/129940" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p>NBC's senior political editor Mark Murray agreed with Melvin's accusation:</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-slams-gop-over-irresponsible-politics-fear-ebola" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division campaign 2014 Craig Melvin Ebola Mark Murray MSNBC Republicans The Daily Rundown Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:19:38 +0000 kyle.drennen 47399 at http://mrc.org WashPost Reporter Slams WH Claims Advance Team Staffer Wasn’t Involved in Prostitution Scandal http://mrc.org/biasalerts/washpost-reporter-slams-wh-claims-advance-team-staffer-wasnt-involved-prostitution-scanda <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>Appearing on Friday’s edition of MSNBC’s&nbsp;<em>The Daily Rundown</em>, the reporter with&nbsp;<em>The Washington Post&nbsp;</em>who&nbsp;<a target="_blank" href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/aides-despite-denials-knew-of-white-house-tie-to-cartagena-prostitution-scandal/2014/10/08/5b98dc90-4e7e-11e4-aa5e-7153e466a02d_story.html?wpisrc=nl-headlines&amp;amp;wpmm=1" data-cke-saved-href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/aides-despite-denials-knew-of-white-house-tie-to-cartagena-prostitution-scandal/2014/10/08/5b98dc90-4e7e-11e4-aa5e-7153e466a02d_story.html?wpisrc=nl-headlines</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/washpost-reporter-slams-wh-claims-advance-team-staffer-wasnt-involved-prostitution-scanda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Craig Melvin Daily Rundown MSNBC The Daily Rundown The Washington Post Washington Post Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:21:24 +0000 curtis.houck 47364 at http://mrc.org Chuck Todd: Women Reject GOP 'Crazy White Guys' With 'Crazy Theories' About Contraception http://mrc.org/biasalerts/chuck-todd-women-reject-gop-crazy-white-guys-crazy-theories-about-contraception <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> In an interview with Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus on MSNBC's <em>The Daily Rundown</em> on Thursday, host and incoming <em>Meet the Press</em> moderator Chuck Todd proposed a cause for the GOP's difficulty in attracting women voters: <strong>"...do the arguments about contraception end up...putting the party on mute with those same women voters who may like your economic proposals but say, 'You know what?</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/chuck-todd-women-reject-gop-crazy-white-guys-crazy-theories-about-contraception" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division campaign 2014 Chuck Todd MSNBC Reince Priebus Republicans The Daily Rundown Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:19:35 +0000 kyle.drennen 47023 at http://mrc.org Chuck Todd 'Going to Bring Back Heart, Good Taste, Fairness' to 'Meet the Press' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/chuck-todd-going-bring-back-heart-good-taste-fairness-meet-press <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 at the end of MSNBC's <em>The Daily Rundown</em> on Tuesday, NBC News NASA correspondent Jay Barbree wished host Chuck Todd good luck in becoming moderator of Meet the Press, hailing the chief White House correspondent: "...when God was making Chuck Todd, he was disturbed for a moment, he got distracted, and he looked back and he'd made his heart twice his size." [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-08-26-MSNBC-DR-BarbreeTodd.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </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/chuck-todd-going-bring-back-heart-good-taste-fairness-meet-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chuck Todd Jay Barbree Meet the Press MSNBC NBC The Daily Rundown Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:42:15 +0000 kyle.drennen 47005 at http://mrc.org Chuck Todd Mocks IRS Scandal: ‘Are There Any Actual Real Victims?’ http://mrc.org/biasalerts/chuck-todd-mocks-irs-scandal-are-there-any-actual-real-victims <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>Chuck Todd, NBC’s Political Director, Chief White House Correspondent, and host of&nbsp;<em>The Daily Rundown</em>&nbsp;on MSNBC did his best to deflect from the IRS scandal by&nbsp;<strong>wondering if “there are any actual real victims’ of the IRS targeting of conservative groups.”</strong></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/chuck-todd-mocks-irs-scandal-are-there-any-actual-real-victims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chuck Todd IRS Targets Conservatives MSNBC The Daily Rundown Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:05:36 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46553 at http://mrc.org Chuck Todd: VA Scandal More 'Dangerous' for Obama Than 'Partisanized Benghazi' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/chuck-todd-va-scandal-more-dangerous-obama-partisanized-benghazi <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>Chuck Todd, NBC News Chief White House correspondent, political director, and host of&nbsp;<em>The Daily Rundown</em>&nbsp;on MSNBC is at it again minimizing the investigation into the terrorist attack in Benghazi.&nbsp;</p><p>Appearing on&nbsp;<em>The Daily Rundown</em>&nbsp;on Monday, May 12,&nbsp;<strong>Todd proclaimed that</strong>&nbsp;<strong>the recent scandal engulfing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) “has legs and is very dangerous for the White House, much more so frankly than the partisanized Benghazi.”</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://mrc.org/biasalerts/chuck-todd-va-scandal-more-dangerous-obama-partisanized-benghazi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Benghazi Chuck Todd MSNBC The Daily Rundown Mon, 12 May 2014 18:09:20 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46224 at http://mrc.org Harry Reid Slams 'Tit for Tat' Media: Press Should Just Blame GOP for Washington Dysfunction http://mrc.org/biasalerts/harry-reid-slams-tit-tat-media-press-should-just-blame-gop-washington-dysfunction <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> During an interview with Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday's MSNBC <em>Daily Rundown</em>, NBC political director Chuck Todd challenged Reid's suggestion that Republicans were solely to blame for legislation not getting through Congress: "You don't believe Democrats play any role in this? It feels like a tit-for-tat game....you don't belief there's any tit-for-tat going on here?" [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-05-08-MSNBC-TDR-ToddReid.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </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/harry-reid-slams-tit-tat-media-press-should-just-blame-gop-washington-dysfunction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chuck Todd Democrats Harry Reid MSNBC Republicans The Daily Rundown Fri, 09 May 2014 14:17:40 +0000 kyle.drennen 46207 at http://mrc.org Chuck Todd Uses Low CPAC Panel Attendance to Claim GOP Doesn't Care About Minorities http://mrc.org/biasalerts/chuck-todd-uses-low-cpac-panel-attendance-claim-gop-doesnt-care-about-minorities <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> On MSNBC's <em>Daily Rundown</em> on Friday, NBC political director and host Chuck Todd used low attendance at a Conservative Political Action Conference panel discussion to take a cheap shot at Republicans:<strong> "For a party struggling to change its demographic destiny, this picture taken by a Brookings Institution fellow of an almost empty ballroom at a panel on Republican outreach into minority communities, should be a bit of a warning.</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/chuck-todd-uses-low-cpac-panel-attendance-claim-gop-doesnt-care-about-minorities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chuck Todd CPAC Minorities MSNBC Republicans The Daily Rundown Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:41:55 +0000 kyle.drennen 45700 at http://mrc.org NBC's Todd Laments House GOP Having 'All White Men' as Committee Chairs http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-todd-laments-house-gop-having-all-white-men-committee-chairs <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> Taking a gratuitous shot at Republicans at the end of his Wednesday MSNBC show, <em>The Daily Rundown</em>, NBC political director Chuck Todd insisted on making this declaration: <strong>"By the way, though, all of the committee chairs in the House Republican conference....All white men....Picture of the party's potential problems."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2012-11-28-MSNBC-DR-Todd.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> <br /> Todd, who is himself a white man, was reacting to Democratic strategist Karen Finney making a "shameless plug" for the number of women elected to Congress, who she hoped would bring "a little bit of sanity to the process." As Todd hit the House GOP, Finney chimed in: <strong>"White men....Very representative."</strong></p> <p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-todd-laments-house-gop-having-all-white-men-committee-chairs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chuck Todd House Republicans Karen Finney MSNBC race The Daily Rundown Women Wed, 28 Nov 2012 16:39:24 +0000 kyle.drennen 41900 at http://mrc.org NBC's Luke Russert: Is Romney Campaign 'One of the Most Secretive in History?' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-luke-russert-romney-campaign-one-most-secretive-history <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> Continuing to beat the drum of Mitt Romney's campaign not being transparent on Wednesday's <em>The Daily Rundown</em> on MSNBC, fill-in host Luke Russert melodramatically asked: <strong>"Is this one of the most secretive presidential campaigns in history?"</strong> On Tuesday, regular host <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2012/06/12/nbcs-todd-warns-romney-may-be-least-transparent-president-generation">Chuck Todd predicted</a> that Romney could be "the least transparent president in a generation." [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-06</em></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-luke-russert-romney-campaign-one-most-secretive-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Luke Russert Mitt Romney MSNBC The Daily Rundown transparency Wed, 13 Jun 2012 20:02:28 +0000 kyle.drennen 40392 at http://mrc.org NBC's Todd Warns: Romney May Be 'Least Transparent President In a Generation' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-todd-warns-romney-may-be-least-transparent-president-generation <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> At the top of his Tuesday MSNBC morning show <em>The Daily Rundown</em>, NBC chief White House correspondent and political director Chuck Todd cited the Romney campaign's refusal to release a list of top fundraising bundlers as evidence that <strong>"if he wins in November, Romney could very well be the least transparent president in a generation."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-06-12-MSNBC-DR-Todd.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-todd-warns-romney-may-be-least-transparent-president-generation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Campaign Finance Chuck Todd Mitt Romney MSNBC The Daily Rundown transparency Tue, 12 Jun 2012 20:29:49 +0000 kyle.drennen 40381 at http://mrc.org NBC's Chuck Todd Dismisses Hilary Rosen Comments As 'Manufactured Controversy'...Eight Times http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-chuck-todd-dismisses-hilary-rosen-comments-manufactured-controversyeight-times <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 style="text-align: left;"><img style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-04-13MSNBCDRTodd.JPG" width="240" height="180" />On his 9 a.m. EDT MSNBC show The Daily Rundown on Friday, NBC political director and chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd referred to Hilary Rosen's denigrating remarks about Ann Romney <strong>as a "manufactured controversy" a total of eight times</strong> throughout the one-hour program, mostly during the first ten minutes. <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-chuck-todd-dismisses-hilary-rosen-comments-manufactured-controversyeight-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Ann Romney Campaign 2012 Chuck Todd Hilary Rosen MSNBC The Daily Rundown Fri, 13 Apr 2012 21:26:53 +0000 kyle.drennen 39834 at http://mrc.org