ReneeMontagne http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2111/all en NPR Boosts Obama: Bin Laden Death Political 'Game Changer' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/npr-boosts-obama-bin-laden-death-political-game-changer <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-11-07-FNC-FNS-Lia.jpg" /></div><p>On Monday and Tuesday, NPR played up how Osama Bin Laden's death might translate into a political win for President Obama.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/npr-boosts-obama-bin-laden-death-political-game-changer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert CokieRoberts election GeorgeEdwards liberalmediabias MaraLiasson MorningEdition NPR OsamabinLaden ReneeMontagne SteveInskeep Tue, 03 May 2011 23:56:00 +0000 37647 at http://www.mrc.org NPR Highlights 'McCarthyism' Charge Against Wisconsin GOP http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/npr-highlights-mccarthyism-charge-against-wisconsin-gop <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="162" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/NPR-HQ-BA.jpg" /></div><p>On Monday's Morning Edition, NPR's David Schaper slanted towards a professor and his allies in academia who object to a recent open records request into his e-mails from the Wisconsin GOP, playing five sound bites from them versus only two from a non-Republican source who thought their concerns were overblown. One of the professor's allies labeled the request a "<strong>contemporary version of McCarthyism</strong>."<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/npr-highlights-mccarthyism-charge-against-wisconsin-gop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert DavidSchaper education Labeling liberalmediabias MorningEdition NPR ReneeMontagne Wisconsin Mon, 04 Apr 2011 22:54:00 +0000 37536 at http://www.mrc.org