media criticism http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21805/all en Lauer Lectures Media: 'Don't Jump to Conclusions'...Like NBC http://mrc.org/biasalerts/lauer-lectures-media-dont-jump-conclusionslike-nbc <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 Ben Affleck on Monday's NBC <em>Today</em>, co-host Matt Lauer observed that the actor's new murder mystery thriller <em>Gone Girl</em> was "a little hostile to the institution of the media." Affleck agreed but reassured Lauer: "Yeah, it's not media broadly. It's not you guys or <em>The New York Times</em> or even the news. It's about that stripe of media that's the sort of the cable, 24-hour, 'Who killed somebody today?,' you know, kind of hustle."<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/lauer-lectures-media-dont-jump-conclusionslike-nbc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Ben Affleck Matt Lauer media criticism NBC Today Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:01:45 +0000 kyle.drennen 47255 at http://mrc.org CEO Lampoons NY Times in CNBC Appearance http://mrc.org/articles/ceo-lampoons-ny-times-cnbc-appearance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ken Langone sarcastically calls newspaper a &#039;pillar of journalism&#039; on &#039;Closing Bell.&#039; </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/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>When University of California at Santa Barbara professor Nelson Lichtenstein came onto CNBC to discuss bribery allegations against Wal-Mart De Mexico (a subsidiary of Wal-Mart), he got more than he bargained for.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/ceo-lampoons-ny-times-cnbc-appearance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Media bribery CEO Closing Bell CNBC Geeknet Home Depot Kenneth Langone Maria Bartiromo media criticism mexico Nelson Lichtenstein New York Times UCSB Wal-Mart Wed, 19 Dec 2012 18:29:12 +0000 julia.seymour 42077 at http://mrc.org Famous Journalist Brill’s Beef with ABC http://mrc.org/articles/famous-journalist-brills-beef-abc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Steven Brill finds 13 counts of defamation in BPI’s lawsuit against ABC ‘compellingly persuasive.’ </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/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Well-know journalist Steven Brill, who founded Brill’s Content, recently turned his critical eye to Beef Products Inc. (BPI) and its lawsuit against ABC. Brill, also a legal writer and entrepreneur who also started American Lawyer magazine, said of BPI’s suit: “as an aficionado of these cases, I can report that this is the most detailed, persuasive complaint of its kind that I have ever read.”<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/famous-journalist-brills-beef-abc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Media abc american lawyer beef beef products inc. bias BPI brill's content courtTV defamation Journalism Online Lawsuit legal LFTB malice media criticism Pink Slime Reuters steven brill the jungle upton sinclair Tue, 18 Sep 2012 20:35:26 +0000 julia.seymour 41273 at http://mrc.org