immigration reform http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22462/all en Luke Russert Slams GOP Immigration Bill As ‘Very Far To The Right' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/luke-russert-slams-gop-immigration-bill-very-far-right <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>On Tuesday morning, Luke Russert, NBC News Congressional Correspondent, appeared on MSNBC’s The Rundown with Jose Diaz-Balart to discuss the current tensions between the newly-controlled Republican Congress and President Obama. </p><p>Speaking to anchor Jose Diaz-Balart, <strong>Russert criticized the GOP's immigration plan and argued that they are "going to move forward with their bill on Wednesday, Jose. It goes very far to the right.”</strong></p><p style="text-align: center;"><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/132048" 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://mrc.org/biasalerts/luke-russert-slams-gop-immigration-bill-very-far-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division GOP immigration reform Jose Diaz-Balart Luke Russert MSNBC Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:45:46 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 47999 at http://mrc.org Jose Diaz-Balart Pushes Obama To Take More Action On Immigration http://mrc.org/biasalerts/jose-diaz-balart-pushes-obama-take-more-action-immigration <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>Jose Diaz-Balart, host of MSNBC’s&nbsp;<em>The Rundown</em>, sat down with President Obama for an exclusive interview that aired during his Wednesday morning broadcast. The discussion touched on several key issues including immigration reform and the liberal MSNBC host pushed the president to expand his executive action to cover more illegal immigrants.&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/jose-diaz-balart-pushes-obama-take-more-action-immigration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama immigration reform Jose Diaz-Balart MSNBC Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:52:57 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 47826 at http://mrc.org Chuck Todd: Republicans Are Toxic and Confused After Obama’s Executive Action http://mrc.org/biasalerts/chuck-todd-republicans-are-toxic-and-confused-after-obamas-executive-action <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 Political Director and moderator of&nbsp;<em>Meet the Press</em>, appeared on Sunday’s&nbsp;<em>Today</em>&nbsp;to preview his show and had some harsh words for Republicans in the wake of President Obama’s&nbsp;executive action on immigration.&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-republicans-are-toxic-and-confused-after-obamas-executive-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Chuck Todd Erica Hill immigration reform NBC Today Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:43:46 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 47713 at http://mrc.org MSNBC’s Jose Diaz-Balart: GOP’s ‘Got To Be Very Careful’ Responding to Obama’s Immigration Executive Action http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-jose-diaz-balart-gops-got-be-very-careful-responding-obamas-immigration-executive- <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>On Monday, November 17, Jose Diaz-Balart officially took over the hosting duties on MSNBC’s&nbsp;<em>The Daily Rundown</em>, replacing&nbsp;<em>Meet the Press</em>&nbsp;moderator Chuck Todd, and now anchors two hours of MSNBC’s morning programming.</p><p><strong>The MSNBC host used his expanded role at the network to promote President Obama’s proposed executive action on immigration reform and warned that the GOP has “got to&nbsp;<span>be very careful” in how they respond to the president.</span></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/msnbcs-jose-diaz-balart-gops-got-be-very-careful-responding-obamas-immigration-executive-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division immigration reform Jose Diaz-Balart Kasie Hunt MSNBC Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:33:55 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 47656 at http://mrc.org ABC Hits Obama from Left on Immigration, Hypes ‘Anger This Morning’ Among Hispanics http://mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-hits-obama-left-immigration-hypes-anger-morning-among-hispanics <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>Following President Obama’s decision to delay any executive action on immigration reform, ABC’s<em>&nbsp;Good Morning America</em>&nbsp;did its best to hit the president from the left for failing to offer legal status to potentially millions of illegal immigrants currently living in this country.</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/abc-hits-obama-left-immigration-hypes-anger-morning-among-hispanics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Dan Harris George Stephanopoulos Good Morning America immigration reform Jim Avila Sun, 07 Sep 2014 13:41:37 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 47075 at http://mrc.org New Yorker Editor David Remnick Whines Obama ‘Has Been Stifled at Every Angle’ http://mrc.org/biasalerts/new-yorker-editor-david-remnick-whines-obama-has-been-stifled-every-angle <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>During an appearance on ABC’s&nbsp;<em>This Week with George Stephanopoulos</em>,&nbsp;<em>New Yorker</em>&nbsp;magazine editor David Remnick complained that an intractable Congress has made it impossible for immigration reform to become law.</p><p>Speaking on Sunday, August 3,&nbsp;<strong>Remnick whined that President Obama is “pretty stifled” on immigration reform and lamented that “history is going to show that this presidency has been stifled at every angle.”</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/new-yorker-editor-david-remnick-whines-obama-has-been-stifled-every-angle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc David Remnick immigration reform This Week Sun, 03 Aug 2014 17:24:11 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46843 at http://mrc.org CBS Host Schieffer Wonders How Sens. McCain and Graham Deal With GOP During Immigration Crisis http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-host-schieffer-wonders-how-sens-mccain-and-graham-deal-gop-during-immigration-crisis <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>CBS<em>&nbsp;Face the Nation</em>&nbsp;moderator Bob Schieffer attempted to create controversy within the Republican Party over the subject of immigration reform during a joint interview with Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsay Graham (R-SC) on Sunday, July 6.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Schieffer lamented that an immigration bill hadn’t passed Congress and asked his Republican guests “how do you feel about being members of a body that won't act and a party on a crisis like this?”</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/cbs-host-schieffer-wonders-how-sens-mccain-and-graham-deal-gop-during-immigration-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bob Schieffer cbs Face The Nation immigration reform John McCain Lindsey Graham Sun, 06 Jul 2014 18:56:49 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46624 at http://mrc.org Networks Fear Immigration Reform 'Dead' After Cantor Loss, ABC Urges Obama 'Act On His Own' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-fear-immigration-reform-dead-after-cantor-loss-abc-urges-obama-act-his-own <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 Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's stunning primary defeat Tuesday night, the broadcast networks Wednesday morning wrung their hands over the loss and fretted that immigration reform, which Cantor supported, was doomed. On NBC's <em>Today</em>, political director Chuck Todd declared: <strong>"...this, by the way, means immigration reform during the rest of the Obama presidency, the idea that it's gonna happen, is dead.</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/networks-fear-immigration-reform-dead-after-cantor-loss-abc-urges-obama-act-his-own" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs Eric Cantor immigration reform NBC Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:38:34 +0000 kyle.drennen 46445 at http://mrc.org Hispanic Media in the Balance http://mrc.org/special-reports/hispanic-media-balance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How Univision and Telemundo News Coverage Favors Liberals, and What Needs to Be Done to Correct It </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/ken-oliver-mendez">Ken Oliver-Mendez</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</a> </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://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/FinalEnglishLanguage.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=988880" title="FinalEnglishLanguage.pdf">Formatted PDF version (English)</a></div> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/FinalSpanishLanguage.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=640544" title="FinalSpanishLanguage.pdf">Versión PDF (Español)</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/FinalEnglishLanguage.pdf"><img style="float: right; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/april/English%20Cover.JPG" width="240" /></a>With a combined audience of approximately three million, the national evening newscasts of Univision and Telemundo have a viewership that rivals that of the top 10 cable news shows. Yet up until now, news coverage on these major U.S.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/hispanic-media-balance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports News Analysis Division Catholic Church Hispanics immigration enforcement immigration reform obamacare Spanish-language news media Telemundo univision Venezuela Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:04:45 +0000 rich.noyes 45898 at http://mrc.org NBC's Todd Sees 'Long-Term Disaster' for GOP by Delaying Immigration Reform http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-todd-sees-long-term-disaster-gop-delaying-immigration-reform <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's <em>The Daily Rundown</em> on MSNBC, host and NBC political director Chuck Todd proclaimed that the Republican decision to put off immigration reform until after 2014 <strong>"is a long-term disaster for the GOP."</strong> He further declared: <strong>"If the House refuses to pass immigration after the Senate did so last year, it will become clear to the public, particularly viewers of Telemundo and Univision....that one party is standing in the way of reform, and it's the Republican Party."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/fil</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://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-todd-sees-long-term-disaster-gop-delaying-immigration-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chuck Todd Daily Rundown immigration reform John Boehner MSNBC Republicans Fri, 07 Feb 2014 15:51:50 +0000 kyle.drennen 45497 at http://mrc.org Andrea Mitchell: Immigration Reform Would Be 'Jewel in the Crown' of Obama Presidency http://mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-immigration-reform-would-be-jewel-crown-obama-presidency <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 her 1 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell saw immigration reform as a way to save Barack Obama's floundering presidency: <strong>"This would be, you know, the jewel in the crown for this administration, they've had so few legacy things that have not been complicated. Health care is obviously complicated by the downsides. Immigration would be the real key to this second term."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-02-06-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://mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-immigration-reform-would-be-jewel-crown-obama-presidency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Barack Obama immigration reform MSNBC Thu, 06 Feb 2014 21:29:22 +0000 kyle.drennen 45492 at http://mrc.org Oink http://mrc.org/cartoons/oink <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/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="2970" height="2382" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/CMI-Lipstick%20Amnesty.jpg?1360250894" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 7, 2013 - 10:25am</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Culture Government International Politics Amnesty immigration reform Thu, 07 Feb 2013 15:28:14 +0000 matt.philbin 42541 at http://mrc.org