Benghazi http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21925/all en Charlie Rose Waits Almost a Full Hour to Ask Hillary About Benghazi http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/charlie-rose-waits-almost-full-hour-ask-hillary-about-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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/RoseHillary.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />PBS’s Charlie Rose opened his 62 minute-long interview with Hillary Clinton, aired in two parts on <a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/charlie-rose-starts-interview-friend-hillary-clinton-gooey-maya-angelou-poem">Thursday</a> and Friday’s <em>Charlie Rose</em> show, by reciting a Maya Angelou poem dedicated to the former Secretary of State. Almost an hour later Rose finally asked Clinton about the Benghazi scandal. <br /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/charlie-rose-waits-almost-full-hour-ask-hillary-about-benghazi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Benghazi Charlie Rose Hillary Clinton PBS Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:23:15 +0000 geoff.dickens 46741 at http://www.mrc.org CNN’s Erin Burnett Rushes to Defend Hillary Clinton During Interview with Ted Cruz http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-erin-burnett-rushes-defend-hillary-clinton-during-interview-ted-cruz <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>CNN host Erin Burnett did her best to provide cover for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the issue of Benghazi during a highly combative interview with Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX).</p><p>Cruz appeared on&nbsp;<em>Erin Burnett OutFront</em>&nbsp;on Tuesday, June 17 and was immediately met with a barrage of questions from the CNN host in which she defended Ms. Clinton from numerous criticisms over Benghazi.</p><p align="center"><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/127758" 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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-erin-burnett-rushes-defend-hillary-clinton-during-interview-ted-cruz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Benghazi CNN Erin Burnett Erin Burnett OutFront Hillary Clinton Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:51:26 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46493 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Presses Marco Rubio on Immigration Reform; Hillary's Latest Remarks on Benghazi http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-presses-marco-rubio-immigration-reform-hillarys-latest-remarks-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/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2014-06-10-CBS-Rubio_large.JPG" style="width: 280px; height: 154px; float: right; margin-left: 3px; margin-right: 3px;" height="154" width="280" />Charlie Rose and Norah O'Donnell questioned Republican Senator Marco Rubio on Tuesday's <em>CBS This Morning</em> over the increase in the number of children illegally entering the U.S., and whether immigration reform is going to be revived in Congress.</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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-presses-marco-rubio-immigration-reform-hillarys-latest-remarks-benghazi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Benghazi cbs CBS This Morning Charlie Rose congress Hillary Clinton immigration Libya Marco Rubio Norah O'Donnell Veterans Affairs Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:14:43 +0000 matthew.balan 46439 at http://www.mrc.org ABC's Sawyer Actually Grills Clinton on Benghazi: 'A Central Question of Leadership' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-sawyer-actually-grills-clinton-benghazi-central-question-leadership <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 clips of her interview with Hillary Clinton aired on Monday's <em>Good Morning America</em>, <em>World News</em> anchor Diane Sawyer was surprisingly tough on the issue of Benghazi: <strong>"Is there anything you personally should have been doing to make it safer in Benghazi?...I wonder if people are looking for a sentence that begins from you, 'I should have...' 'I should have...'"</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-06-09-ABC-GMA-SawyerClinton.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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-sawyer-actually-grills-clinton-benghazi-central-question-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Benghazi Diane Sawyer Good Morning America Hillary Clinton Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:30:06 +0000 kyle.drennen 46423 at http://www.mrc.org NBC: Testifying on Benghazi 'The Most Important Thing' to Hillary Clinton http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-testifying-benghazi-most-important-thing-hillary-clinton <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 a fawning segment on Thursday's NBC <em>Today</em> promoting Hillary Clinton's <a href="http://www.people.com/article/hillary-clinton-2016-presidential-run-becoming-grandmother" target="_blank"><em>People</em> magazine interview</a>, co-host Savannah Guthrie parroted the former Secretary of State's spin on the 2012 terrorist attack in Libya: <strong>"On Benghazi, Clinton said the chance to testify was the most important thing to her, despite a fall and concussion that's brought some Republican hard knocks on her health."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.or</em></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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-testifying-benghazi-most-important-thing-hillary-clinton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Benghazi Hillary Clinton NBC People magazine Savannah Guthrie Today Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:16:10 +0000 kyle.drennen 46405 at http://www.mrc.org Hillary vs. The Truth on Benghazi http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hillary-vs-truth-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/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> The liberal media consistently dismiss or condemn hearings into Obama scandals as unnecessary and rabidly partisan, and reach those conclusions before said hearings even begin. That might explain why the public doesn’t always line up with that opinion.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hillary-vs-truth-benghazi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division 2016 Presidential Election Benghazi Hillary Clinton Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:54:22 +0000 tim.graham 46410 at http://www.mrc.org ABC’s Stephanopoulos Ignores Benghazi During Interview with Ambassador Susan Rice http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-stephanopoulos-ignores-benghazi-during-interview-ambassador-susan-rice <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><img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/This%20Week%20With%20George%20Stephanopoulos%20-%2010_15_14%20AM.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="165" width="300" />Susan Rice, former U.N. Ambassador and current National Security Advisor for President Obama, sat down with CNN’s Candy Crowley and ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Sunday to discuss a variety of foreign policy topics, yet Stephanopoulos refused to ask his guest about the latest surrounding the Benghazi investigation.&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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-stephanopoulos-ignores-benghazi-during-interview-ambassador-susan-rice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Benghazi Candy Crowley CNN George Stephanopoulos State of the Union Susan Rice This Week Sun, 01 Jun 2014 17:19:53 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46372 at http://www.mrc.org Nets Eagerly Promote Hillary ‘Fighting Back’ and ‘Taking on Critics’ Over Benghazi http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nets-eagerly-promote-hillary-fighting-back-and-taking-critics-over-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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/ABC-WN-HRC-MakingHerCase-2014-05-30.jpg" style="width: 280px; height: 158px; margin: 2px 3px; float: right;" /> Hillary Clinton is managing to do what conservatives cannot: get Benghazi into the news – but only to showcase her heroic efforts to take on those awful Republicans. ABC anchor David Muir on Friday night heralded how she “is ready to fight back on Benghazi,” trumpeting how a selective release from a chapter of her upcoming book shows “she’s taking on her critics.”<br /> </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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nets-eagerly-promote-hillary-fighting-back-and-taking-critics-over-benghazi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Benghazi Brian Williams David Muir Hillary Clinton Libya Martha Raddatz NBC Nightly News World News Sun, 01 Jun 2014 14:31:22 +0000 brent.baker 46370 at http://www.mrc.org NBC and CBS Tout 'Defiant' Hillary Clinton 'On Offense' Over Benghazi http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-and-cbs-tout-defiant-hillary-clinton-offense-over-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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> On Friday, both NBC's <em>Today</em> and <em>CBS This Morning</em> dutifully promoted quotes from Hillary Clinton's new memoir leaked to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.politico.com/story/2014/05/hillary-clintons-benghazi-chapter-107240.html?hp=t1">Politico</a> of the former Secretary of State blasting critics of her mishandling of the Benghazi terrorist attack. <em>Today</em> co-host Savannah Guthrie proclaimed: <strong>"If there was any doubt Hillary Clinton's clearly ready to go on offense on this."</strong> Political director Chuck Todd agreed: "There's no doubt at all.</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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-and-cbs-tout-defiant-hillary-clinton-offense-over-benghazi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Benghazi cbs Hillary Clinton NBC This Morning Today Fri, 30 May 2014 15:27:46 +0000 kyle.drennen 46366 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Won't Be "Shamed" Into Doing Its Job; Investigating Benghazi = "Insidious" Scare Tactic http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/cnn-wont-be-shamed-doing-its-job-investigating-benghazi-insidious-scare-tactic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 27, No. 11 </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://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/May262014.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=682159" title="May262014.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>CNN Won’t Be “Shamed” Into Doing Its Job</strong></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/cnn-wont-be-shamed-doing-its-job-investigating-benghazi-insidious-scare-tactic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Barbara Walters Benghazi Brian Williams Chris Matthews CNN Hillary Clinton Jeff Zucker Karl Rove MSNBC NBC Washington Post Fri, 23 May 2014 19:44:29 +0000 rich.noyes 46341 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Touted Initial Democratic Opposition to Benghazi Committee; Barely Mentions Them Joining http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-touted-initial-democratic-opposition-benghazi-committee-barely-mentions-them-joining <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/2014-05-21-CBS-Pelley_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 133px; float: right; margin-left: 2px; margin-right: 2px;" width="280" />In early May, CBS's morning and evening newscasts spotlighted congressional Democrats' vehement opposition to the formation of a select committee to investigate the September 11, 2012 Islamist attacks on the U.S. government facilities in Benghazi, Libya during <b>10 minutes and 14 seconds of reporting</b>.<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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-touted-initial-democratic-opposition-benghazi-committee-barely-mentions-them-joining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Amy Robach Benghazi Brian Williams cbs CBS Evening News CBS This Morning congress Democrats Good Morning America Libya Nancy Pelosi NBC NBC Nightly News Norah O'Donnell Republicans Scott Pelley Today Trey Gowdy World News Thu, 22 May 2014 20:26:15 +0000 matthew.balan 46332 at http://www.mrc.org Andrea Mitchell to Democratic Congressman: 'Why Even Play the Game' of GOP's Benghazi 'Witch Hunt'? http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-democratic-congressman-why-even-play-game-gops-benghazi-witch-hunt <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 her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell proclaimed: "The Benghazi dozen, five Democrats now agreeing to join seven Republican inquisitors after failing to block the new Benghazi probe. <strong>Is it a witch hunt or a truth squad?"</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-05-22-MSNBC-AMR-Mitchell.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://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-democratic-congressman-why-even-play-game-gops-benghazi-witch-hunt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Benghazi Democrats MSNBC Republicans Thu, 22 May 2014 19:44:58 +0000 kyle.drennen 46331 at http://www.mrc.org Chuck Todd: VA Scandal More 'Dangerous' for Obama Than 'Partisanized Benghazi' http://www.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://www.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://www.mrc.org Eleanor Clift Shockingly Claims Ambassador Stevens 'Was Not Murdered' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/eleanor-clift-shockingly-claims-ambassador-stevens-was-not-murdered <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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/CliftStevens.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />Eleanor Clift stunned the<em> McLaughlin Group</em> panel over the weekend when she shockingly claimed that Ambassador Chris Stevens “was not murdered” in the Benghazi terrorist attacks. <em>&nbsp;</em></p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/eleanor-clift-shockingly-claims-ambassador-stevens-was-not-murdered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts Benghazi Chris Stevens Eleanor Clift Hillary Clinton McLaughlin Group Pat Buchanan Mon, 12 May 2014 16:51:43 +0000 geoff.dickens 46223 at http://www.mrc.org TV 'News' Enlists in Obama's Climate Crusade; Benghazi Just a GOP Voodoo Cult http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/tv-news-enlists-obamas-climate-crusade-benghazi-just-gop-voodoo-cult <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 27, No. 10 </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://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/May122014.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=630279" title="May122014.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>TV “News” Enlists in Obama’s Climate Crusade</strong></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/tv-news-enlists-obamas-climate-crusade-benghazi-just-gop-voodoo-cult" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc Andrea Mitchell Benghazi Bob Schieffer Bryant Gumbel Chris Matthews Chuck Todd Climate Change Donald Sterling Ginger Zee Global Warming Meet the Press MSNBC Racism Sat, 10 May 2014 22:11:42 +0000 rich.noyes 46220 at http://www.mrc.org