Michael Grimm http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21955/all en ABC Reports GOP Congressman's Indictment, But Initially Ignored Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s Charges Last Year http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-reports-gop-congressmans-indictment-initially-ignored-jesse-jackson-jrs-charges-last- <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2014-04-28-NBC-NN-Grimm.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />Both the ABC <em>World News</em> and the NBC <em>Nightly News</em> reported GOP Congressman Michael Grimm's federal charges of tax evasion on Monday evening, but when former Democratic Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. was hit with campaign finance charges back in 2013, ABC ignored the story that evening and NBC failed to label him a Democrat.<br /> </p><div class='signature'><p>— Matt Hadro is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/matthadro" target="_blank">Follow Matt Hadro on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-reports-gop-congressmans-indictment-initially-ignored-jesse-jackson-jrs-charges-last-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Brian Williams Jesse Jackson Jr. Michael Grimm NBC Nightly News World News Tue, 29 Apr 2014 04:36:06 +0000 matt.hadro 46112 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Ignore GOP Response to SOTU, But Publicize GOP Congressman Threatening a Reporter http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-ignore-gop-response-sotu-publicize-gop-congressman-threatening-reporter <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2014-01-29-NBC-NN-Williams.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="240" height="135" />On Wednesday evening's newscasts, the networks all hyped GOP congressman Michael Grimm (N.Y.) threatening a reporter after Tuesday's State of the Union address while skipping the Republican response to the address entirely.<br /> </p><div class='signature'><p>— Matt Hadro is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/matthadro" target="_blank">Follow Matt Hadro on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-ignore-gop-response-sotu-publicize-gop-congressman-threatening-reporter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Brian Williams cbs Evening News Jeff Zeleny Michael Grimm NBC Nightly News State of the Union World News Thu, 30 Jan 2014 21:53:13 +0000 matt.hadro 45432 at http://www.mrc.org As CBS and ABC Move On, NBC Continues to Hype GOP Congressman's Tussle With Reporter http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-and-abc-move-nbc-continues-hype-gop-congressmans-tussle-reporter <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> NBC's <em>Today</em> on Thursday decided to make Republican Congressman Michael Grimm's verbal attack on a reporter after Tuesday's State of the Union a two-day story, with fill-in co-host Tamron Hall proclaiming: <strong>"Well, there's more fallout this morning from an ugly scene following the President's State of the Union address."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-01-30-NBC-TDAY-O%27Donnell.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/cbs-and-abc-move-nbc-continues-hype-gop-congressmans-tussle-reporter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Kelly O'Donnell Michael Grimm Michael Scotto NBC Today Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:39:02 +0000 kyle.drennen 45429 at http://www.mrc.org MSNBC's Ball: GOPers 'Must Feel Like They Should Take a Vow of Silence' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-ball-gopers-must-feel-they-should-take-vow-silence <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-ball-gopers-must-feel-they-should-take-vow-silence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics campaign 2014 Cathy McMorris Rogers Krystal Ball Michael Grimm Mike Huckabee MSNBC Republicans The Last Word Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:01:33 +0000 45427 at http://www.mrc.org WashPost's Milbank Hints Palin is 'Idiot,' Obama Should Use 'Reverse Psychology' on GOP http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/washposts-milbank-hints-palin-idiot-obama-should-use-reverse-psychology-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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-09-06-MSNBC-PN-Milbank.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing as a guest on Friday's <em>PoliticsNation</em> on MSNBC, <em>Washington Post</em> columnist Dana Milbank cracked that President Obama should use on the GOP the kind of "reverse psychology" that is used with children as he saw politics in GOP opposition to military action in Syria.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/washposts-milbank-hints-palin-idiot-obama-should-use-reverse-psychology-gop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Al Sharpton Barack Obama Dana Milbank Libya Michael Grimm MSNBC Paul Ryan Republican Sarah Palin Washington Post Mon, 09 Sep 2013 17:29:14 +0000 44444 at http://www.mrc.org NYTimes Tries to Boost a Democrat's Chances in 'A Seat for the Taking..." in Congress http://www.mrc.org/articles/nytimes-tries-boost-democrats-chances-seat-taking-congress <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In Monday's New York section of the <em>Times,</em> Michael Grynbaum reported on a local congressional race in Staten Island that Democrats see as ripe for the picking, with a headline that suggested the Democrat indeed deserved to win the seat: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/15/nyregion/in-crucial-race-mark-murphy-a-democrat-seeks-traction.html?ref=michaelmgrynbaum&amp;pagewanted=all">A Seat for the Taking, but First Seeking Traction – Democratic Challenger is Largely Unknown In His Conservative Staten Island District.</a>" </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nytimes-tries-boost-democrats-chances-seat-taking-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign 2012 congress Michael Grimm Michael Grynbaum Tue, 16 Oct 2012 18:10:11 +0000 clay.waters 41533 at http://www.mrc.org