nation http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2349/all en George Soros: Media Mogul http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/george-soros-media-mogul <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/iris-somberg">Iris Somberg</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a title="George Soros and the Media: Executive Summary" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/George_Soros_Media_Mogul2.html">Read the Executive Summary</a></p> <p><a title="Top Journalists that Serve on Soros-Funded Boards" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/Top_Journalists_that_Serve_on_SorosFunded__Boards_of_Directors_or_Advisers.html">Read Top Journalists that Serve on Soros-Funded Boards</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/george-soros-media-mogul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 2009 2010 abc agenda alternet amanpour american anti attacking attacks author back beck big billion billionaire blog board boards book brave called center chamber charity claim CNN columbia community connections conservative Conservatives consortium david Democracy detailed directors downie echo editor Editorial empire find forms foundation foundations Fox free fund funded funding funds gave george global government greenwald group huffington impact included includes including independent industry influence institute integrity interest interests investigations investigative journalism Journalists leading left liberal list made mainstream major makes member members million millions money month murdoch nation national network news newspapers NPR numerous open operation operations organization organizations outlets page people political politics post president Press prize professional program progress progressive project prominent propublica public radio reach readers received report Reporters reporting rupert school service show site society soros sources start states stations stories story study support syndicate tax ties top united university washington web work world wrote year york Mon, 15 Aug 2011 20:59:00 +0000 admin 2081 at http://www.mrc.org Happy Birthday: Obama Gives Himself 3,200 Reasons to Celebrate http://www.mrc.org/commentary/happy-birthday-obama-gives-himself-3200-reasons-celebrate <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Happy Birthday to me,</em><br /><em>Happy Birthday to me,</em><br /><em>I'm narcissistic you see,</em><br /><em>Happy birthday to me.</em><br /><br />It's the perfect romance: a man who loves to be loved and, well, his biggest fan - himself. It's hard to tell if we should mark August 4 as Barack Obama's 50th birthday or his 50th anniversary with himself. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/happy-birthday-obama-gives-himself-3200-reasons-celebrate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Business and Media Institute 3200 50th alliance Anniversary back barack billion birthday bit born Budget cake candles debt economy good government grow higher nation national obama office party president presidents recent reports research Speeches talent trillions year Thu, 04 Aug 2011 18:00:00 +0000 admin 29972 at http://www.mrc.org America to Military: Thank You for Your Sacrifice http://www.mrc.org/commentary/america-military-thank-you-your-sacrifice <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>To the Men and Women of the United States Military:</p> <br /> <p>It's the July 4th weekend. Many of you are far from home in unpleasant places like Iraq and Afghanistan or off the coast of a hostile nation such as Libya. You are fighting at least three wars, and though bureaucrats don't call it the war on terror anymore, you still fight that as well. Every day poses a risk, whether on the streets of Baghdad or on duty in Fort Hood, Texas.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/america-military-thank-you-your-sacrifice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Culture and Media Institute Afghanistan nation remember Fri, 01 Jul 2011 19:08:00 +0000 admin 2103 at http://www.mrc.org America to Military: Thank You for Your Sacrifice http://www.mrc.org/commentary/america-military-thank-you-your-sacrifice-0 <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>To the Men and Women of the United States Military:</p> <br /> <p>It's the July 4th weekend. Many of you are far from home in unpleasant places like Iraq and Afghanistan or off the coast of a hostile nation such as Libya. You are fighting at least three wars, and though bureaucrats don't call it the war on terror anymore, you still fight that as well. Every day poses a risk, whether on the streets of Baghdad or on duty in Fort Hood, Texas.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/america-military-thank-you-your-sacrifice-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Business and Media Institute Afghanistan nation remember Fri, 01 Jul 2011 19:04:00 +0000 admin 29978 at http://www.mrc.org Liberal Media Want Independence from Exceptionalism http://www.mrc.org/articles/liberal-media-want-independence-exceptionalism <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-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, <a href="http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/184279/john-adams-independence-day/rich-lowry">games</a>, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other, from this time forward forever more." </em></p> <p><em> </em></p> <p><em>-John Adams, July 3<sup>rd</sup>, 1776 </em></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/liberal-media-want-independence-exceptionalism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Patriotism Politics america american exceptional exceptionalism nation Tue, 28 Jun 2011 22:53:00 +0000 admin 2157 at http://www.mrc.org It's the Economy, Stupids! http://www.mrc.org/commentary/its-economy-stupids <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to "recovery summer." Oops, that was last year when journalists told us that prosperity was just around the corner.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/its-economy-stupids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Business and Media Institute 100000 add added bad business cbs crash debt economic economy fix Food gas high isnt job jobs Journalists left million month months nation NBC obama party people percent president prices Recovery reelection stamps summer term unemployed unemployment unfunded williams year Fri, 10 Jun 2011 00:53:00 +0000 admin 29983 at http://www.mrc.org Americans Have Good Reason to Give Thanks http://www.mrc.org/commentary/americans-have-good-reason-give-thanks <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Weeks at sea. A horribly cold winter. Poor shelter. Lack of food. Disease and even death.</p> <br /> <p>That was the stark life of the pilgrims. Yet when they looked back on their first year in the new land, they weren't angry. They didn't just cry over their ill fortune.</p> <br /> <p>They gave thanks. Thanks for their survival. Thanks for the food on their plates and the homes they had made. Thanks to the God who made it all possible.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/americans-have-good-reason-give-thanks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Business and Media Institute nation people thanks Wed, 24 Nov 2010 20:35:00 +0000 admin 29855 at http://www.mrc.org The Great Newspaper Bailout http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-newspaper-bailout <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/bmi-staff">BMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's a maxim of journalism that newspapers are supposed to '<em>comfort the afflicted and afflict</em><em> </em>the comfortable<em>.</em>' Yet there are few industries more afflicted by problems than the news business, and some journalists and their supporters on the left are flexing political muscle to find more than a little comfort.</p> <br /> <p>And they certainly do need comfort. Nearly everywhere they turn, the news is bad.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-newspaper-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 2008 2009 american angeles antitrust april asked assistance Bailout BBC big bill billion billions broadband broadcasting business called CEO commission communities congress congressional continue control create daily direct dollars editor executive FCC federal financial foundation free fund funded funding future government group hearing idea including increase industry information institute Intervention involved involvement issue john journalism Journalists law left liberal los made major make model money nation national nations news newspaper newspapers NPR obama online organizations outlets PBS people percent piece post postal president Press print problems profit public publisher publishers recent remain report Review seeking society sort state subsidies subsidy support tax testimony told top urged washington wrote year years Wed, 04 Nov 2009 21:23:00 +0000 admin 30576 at http://www.mrc.org Apostles of Atheism http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/apostles-atheism <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/cmi-staff">CMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Introduction</strong></p> <br /> <p><a name="L"> L</a>ike clockwork, the holiest Christian holidays bring stories into the news cycle that clearly take aim at the faith of the majority of Americans. In 2007, the Discovery Channel's 'The Jesus Tomb' made headlines just before Easter. So it comes as no surprise to learn that a popular comedian announced plans to release a 'documentary on atheism' on Easter Sunday, 2008.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/apostles-atheism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Culture and Media Institute 2007 abc abcs america anti asked atheism atheist atheists back belief book Books broadcast called catholic cbs challenge christian Christianity Christians christopher compass concerns contained controversy convention country coverage dawkins Debate december edition editor examined faith feature featured god golden governor hitchens huckabee included issue issues january Journalists leading league led magazines marlantes mentioned morning mother movie nation national NBC news Newsweek Nightline november page people percent piece prayer public pullman ran Religion religious report reported reporter reporting romneys russert showed Speech stories story Stossel subject Television teresa themed top world wrote year Tue, 11 Nov 2008 02:23:00 +0000 admin 31530 at http://www.mrc.org Hugo The Boss http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/hugo-boss <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/mediamyths/2006/Hugo_The_Boss_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p> <br /> <p>Oil prices began to spike in 2005 and the news media eagerly criticized the “greed” of oil companies and their executives. Reporters complained about “jaw-dropping profits” or that oil firms were “taking spending money out of our pockets and making the country poorer.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/hugo-boss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths Business and Media Institute 1998 2002 2004 2005 2006 abc abcs abuses america american americas anchor anti april article aug big bill billion broadcast bush business called castro cbs chavez chavezs chief Citgo comments companies company complained control country coup coverage covered critic cut danger dec democratic dictator didnt efforts energy evening executives explained Exxon fact feb Fidel firm foreign found free front fuel gasoline gave good government heating House Hugo human included including independence industry information john Judiciary Kerry largest leader leaning left leftist made mentioned morning nation nations NBC network networks news nightly oct office oil owned people percent piece political politics poor power president profit profits protest put recently referred report reported reporter Reporters reports revolution rights security showed states stories story taking term threat Threats Today tonight united Venezuela venezuelan venezuelas viewers violations wasnt week world year years york Wed, 01 Mar 2006 20:43:00 +0000 admin 30108 at http://www.mrc.org Crazy 8s http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/crazy-8s <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2005/Crazy_s_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary<br /></a><br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/crazy-8s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 2005 abc activists added administration Africa african africas ago agreed Allen amanpour america american analysis anchor assistance audience awareness bate billion billions bob broadcast Budget bush business cbs celebrity claim climate clinton CNN cnns Comment concert concerts conference continent Corruption countries country coverage critical criticized day debt development didnt dollars dont economic effort ethiopia event events explain explained explaining fair film foreign found free fund funding gave geldof global good government governments high humanitarian included increase increased institute issue Journalists july june justice Kyoto leaders live lot made major make million millions money morning MTV nation nations NBC network networks news number numbers people percent point Poverty president Press problems raise raising release relief repeated report reporter Reporters reports rich save show showed similar simple site star states stop stories story talking Today tonight total trade treaty tupy united viewers warming wasnt werent work world year years Thu, 14 Jul 2005 00:29:00 +0000 admin 30547 at http://www.mrc.org Pomposity and Circumstance: MRC Marks Same Day 20TH Anniversaries for Liberal ABC and NBC News Anchors - Press Release - September 3, 2003 - Media Research Center http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/pomposity-and-circumstance-mrc-marks-same-day-20th-anniversaries-liberal-abc-and-nbc- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pomposity and Circumstance: MRC Marks Same Day 20th Anniversaries for Liberal ABC and NBC News Anchors </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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <a href="http://www.referralblast.com/cs/med/med1.asp" onclick="window.open('http://www.referralblast.com/cs/med/med1.asp?url=' + location.href,'medWnd','width=285,height=460,scrollbars=yes,menubar=no,resizable=yes'); return false;" target="_blank" onMouseOver="window.status='Click here to tell a friend about this site'; return true;" onMouseOut="window.status=''; return true;"><img src="/images/referralblast/rn-spa-c.gif" border="0" alt="Tell a friend about this site" /></a> <!- referralblast.com website promotion tool tell a friend ends here -> </c</!-><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/pomposity-and-circumstance-mrc-marks-same-day-20th-anniversaries-liberal-abc-and-nbc-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division Brokaw jennings nation Wed, 03 Sep 2003 04:00:00 +0000 admin 3082 at http://www.mrc.org Notable Quotables - 10/01/2001 http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/notable-quotables-10012001 <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/oct12001nq.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=396896" title="oct12001nq.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal" align="center"><span class="title"><b><span style="color: #ff0000;">Terrorist Attack on America<br /> <span style="font-size: small;">Media Coverage: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly</span></span></b></span></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/notable-quotables-10012001" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division claheading nation president september Mon, 13 Feb 2012 02:45:34 +0000 admin 8502 at http://www.mrc.org Jack Kemp Ripped, Joe Lieberman Skipped http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/jack-kemp-ripped-joe-lieberman-skipped <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Boston Globe, CBS, U.S. News &amp; World Report Have Perfect Double Standard on Farrakhan Flaps </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/tim-graham">Tim Graham</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://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/fax1019.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1124651" title="fax1019.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><span class="normal"> - The media blackout of vice presidential nominee Joe Lieberman's September 26 declaration of "respect" for anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and his desire to meet with him continued through Farrakhan's "Million Family March" on Monday. But in 1996, when GOP vice presidential nominee Jack Kemp reached out to Farrakhan, several outlets which are ignoring the Lieberman story played up the Kemp flap. </span> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/jack-kemp-ripped-joe-lieberman-skipped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division farrakhan nation Thu, 19 Oct 2000 04:00:00 +0000 admin 2659 at http://www.mrc.org Too Long in the Sun, or Just Wacky? http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/too-long-sun-or-just-wacky <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> </div> <p><span class="normal">The left-wing magazine the Nation can apply its hidebound brand of analysis to serious public-policy topics. Typical of this is a December book review wherein the Nation's Europe correspondent writes, "If you look at Communism as merely the story of crimes, terror and repression...you are missing the point. The Soviet Union did not rest on the gulag alone. There was also enthusiasm, construction, the spread of education and social advancement for millions..." It's this kind of stuff that makes the Nation...the Nation. </span> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/too-long-sun-or-just-wacky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Communism kramer nation Tue, 04 Apr 2000 04:00:00 +0000 39470 at http://www.mrc.org