Press Releases http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2502/all en MRC President Brent Bozell: Conservatives Must Avoid ABC http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-president-brent-bozell-conservatives-must-avoid-abc <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/ABCsteph_8.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 2px;" height="175" width="300" />RESTON, VA – MRC President Brent Bozell issued the following statement after ABC failed to sanction George Stephanopoulos, host of ABC’s This Week and Good Morning America, for displaying an inexcusable lack of journalistic ethics.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-president-brent-bozell-conservatives-must-avoid-abc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases abc campaign 2016 Clinton Foundation George Stephanopoulos Hillary Clinton Mon, 18 May 2015 15:06:18 +0000 kyle.drennen 48932 at http://www.mrc.org Bozell: ABC Should Remove Stephanopoulos from Campaign Coverage http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-abc-should-remove-stephanopoulos-campaign-coverage <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2015-05-15-ABC-GMA-Steph.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 2px;" height="175" width="300" />MRC president Brent Bozell issued a statement Friday on George Stephanopoulos and his Clinton Foundation donation scandal:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-abc-should-remove-stephanopoulos-campaign-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases Media brent bozell campaign 2016 Clinton Foundation George Stephanopoulos Fri, 15 May 2015 13:41:30 +0000 kyle.drennen 48908 at http://www.mrc.org Conservatives Rally Behind Tony Perkins and Blast CBS's Bob Schieffer http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/conservatives-rally-behind-tony-perkins-and-blast-cbss-bob-schieffer <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2015-04-30-CBS-FTN-SchiefferPerkins.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 2px;" height="175" width="300" />RESTON,&nbsp;VA&nbsp;–&nbsp;Under the auspices of the Conservative Action Project (CAP), more than 40 conservative leaders sent a letter to David Rhodes, president of CBS News. The letter slammed Bob Schieffer for his recent bigoted and biased remarks and put forward conservative support for Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/conservatives-rally-behind-tony-perkins-and-blast-cbss-bob-schieffer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases Media Bob Schieffer cap cbs FRC Tony Perkins Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:40:00 +0000 Claire Chretien 48801 at http://www.mrc.org Catholic Leaders Join MRC, FRC, and AFA in National Campaign to Boot Anti-religious Bigot from New Prime Time Show http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/catholic-leaders-join-mrc-frc-and-afa-national-campaign-boot-anti-religious-bigot-n-0 <p><span><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2015-03-08-CNN-RS-Savage.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 2px;" height="175" width="300" />RESTON,&nbsp;VA&nbsp;– Catholic leaders joined the Media Research Center (MRC), the Family Research Council (FRC), and the American Family Association (AFA) in a&nbsp;</span><span><a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2015/03/30/disney-abc-embraces-hateful-x-rated-bully-new-prime-time-show" target="_blank">national&nbsp;campaign</a></span><span>&nbsp;</span><span>to&nbsp;</span><span><a href="http://bigstory.ap.org/article/76f7856b0793468f9c01</span></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/catholic-leaders-join-mrc-frc-and-afa-national-campaign-boot-anti-religious-bigot-n-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases Art & Entertainment AFA Dan Savage Dan Savage sitcom Disney ABC FRC MRC the real o'neals Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:56:50 +0000 Claire Chretien 48736 at http://www.mrc.org Disney ABC Embraces Hateful X-Rated Bully in New Prime Time Show http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/disney-abc-embraces-hateful-x-rated-bully-new-prime-time-show <p><st1:place><st1:city><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/DanSavage.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 2px;" height="175" width="300" />RESTON</st1:city>, <st1:state>VA</st1:state></st1:place> –&nbsp;Media Research Center (MRC)&nbsp;and&nbsp;Family Research Council (FRC)&nbsp;are launching a&nbsp;joint national&nbsp;campaign to educate the public about a Disney ABC sitcom pilot based on the life of bigoted activist Dan Savage.&nbsp;MRC and FRC contacted Ben Sherwood, president of Disney/ABC Television Group, more than two weeks ago urging him to put a stop to this atrocity but receive</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/disney-abc-embraces-hateful-x-rated-bully-new-prime-time-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases abc Dan Savage Dan Savage ABC Family Research Council FRC hate speech MRC violence against conservatives Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:52:59 +0000 Claire Chretien 48572 at http://www.mrc.org Free Speech Alliance Launches "Free the Internet!" Campaign http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/free-speech-alliance-launches-free-internet-campaign <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/unnamed.png" style="float: right; margin: 2px;" height="175" width="300" />RESTON, VA –&nbsp;In response to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to implement so-called “net neutrality” and in the wake of the FCC releasing details on the new regulations, the Free Speech Alliance (FSA), a project of the Media Research Center (MRC), announced the formation of the&nbsp;<a target="_blank" title="Free the Internet!" href="http://action.mrc.org/free-the-internet">“Free the Internet!” Campaign</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/free-speech-alliance-launches-free-internet-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases FCC free Internet Free Speech Free Speech Alliance free the Internet FSA Internet freedom Leftists Net Neutrality Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:35:43 +0000 Claire Chretien 48494 at http://www.mrc.org Amidst NBC News Shakeup, MRC's Brent Bozell Asks: Will New Leadership Make Any Difference? http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/amidst-nbc-news-shakeup-mrcs-brent-bozell-asks-will-new-leadership-make-any-differenc <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/NBCAndrewLack.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 2px;" width="300" height="175" />RESTON, VA – Media Research Center President Brent Bozell issued the following statement after it was announced that NBCUniversal is shaking up its news division in the wake of a string of embarrassing scandals that have culminated in its suspension of Brian Williams, anchor of <em>NBC Nightly News</em>. For several years, NBC News has been plagued with controversy and ineptitude.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/amidst-nbc-news-shakeup-mrcs-brent-bozell-asks-will-new-leadership-make-any-differenc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases Andrew Lack brent bozell Brian Williams MSNBC NBC Pat Fili-Krushel Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:05:17 +0000 kyle.drennen 48391 at http://www.mrc.org MRC's Brent Bozell Salutes Conservative Stan Evans http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrcs-brent-bozell-salutes-conservative-stan-evans <p><em>MRC President Brent Bozell released the following statement on Tuesday after news that M. Stanton Evans had passed away at the age of 80:</em></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrcs-brent-bozell-salutes-conservative-stan-evans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division brent bozell Conservatives Stan Evans Tue, 03 Mar 2015 23:08:37 +0000 rich.noyes 48361 at http://www.mrc.org MRC Poll: Most Americans Say Brian Williams Should Have Been Fired, Should Still Resign http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-poll-most-americans-say-brian-williams-should-have-been-fired-should-still-resign <p style="text-align: left;" align="center">RESTON, VA – A new poll commissioned by the Media Research Center reveals that the tales Brian Williams told – which led to his eventual suspension without pay – have severely undermined his credibility with the American people.</p><p>In a survey of 1,007 respondents:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-poll-most-americans-say-brian-williams-should-have-been-fired-should-still-resign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division Brian Williams NBC Polls public opinion Scandal Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:17:01 +0000 Claire Chretien 48280 at http://www.mrc.org MRC's Bozell: NBC Chooses Dishonest Superstar Over Professionalism and Ethics http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrcs-bozell-nbc-chooses-dishonest-superstar-over-professionalism-and-ethics <p><em>MRC President Brent Bozell issued the following statement Tuesday night in reaction to NBC's decision to suspend </em>Nightly News<em> anchor Brian Williams without pay for six months:</em></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrcs-bozell-nbc-chooses-dishonest-superstar-over-professionalism-and-ethics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division Brian Williams ethics honesty NBC Nightly News Wed, 11 Feb 2015 01:36:40 +0000 rich.noyes 48213 at http://www.mrc.org Bozell, Over 60 Military Leaders Demand NBC Apology for Chris Kyle Smear http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-over-60-military-leaders-demand-nbc-apology-chris-kyle-smear <p><em>In a February 10 open letter to the Comcast Board of Directors, MRC President Brent Bozell, 22 retired admirals and generals, and other distinguished military leaders asked Comcast to demand an apology from NBC for NBC News correspondent Ayman Moyheldin's smear of Iraq war hero as a "racist" whose military missions were "killing sprees."</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-over-60-military-leaders-demand-nbc-apology-chris-kyle-smear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division American Sniper Ayman Mohyledin Chris Kyle Generals and Admirals Iraq War military leaders NBC military NBC MRC NBC NBC News Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:26:54 +0000 Claire Chretien 48211 at http://www.mrc.org Conservative Leaders Blast TV Nets for Censoring March for Life http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/conservative-leaders-blast-tv-nets-censoring-march-life <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bozell: Media Continue to Hemorrhage Credibility </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2015/january/marchforlife2015.png" style="float: right; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="300" />RESTON, VA – Nineteen leading pro-life organizations joined the Media Research Center to chastise the networks for their near blackout of the 2015 March for Life. The Annual March for Life, which attracted over 200,000 participants from around the country, marked the 42nd anniversary of <em>Roe v. Wade</em>, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/conservative-leaders-blast-tv-nets-censoring-march-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division abc Abortion Bias by Omission cbs Censorship Conservatives March for Life NBC Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:57:52 +0000 rich.noyes 48099 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Anchor Carol Costello's Celebration of Violence Against Palin's Family Wins Quote of the Year http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/cnn-anchor-carol-costellos-celebration-violence-against-palins-family-wins-quote-year <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bozell: &quot;For the liberal media, 2014 was a banner year…of failure&quot; </div> </div> </div> <p><b><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/BestofNQ2014MainImage.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 2px;" height="180" width="300" />RESTON, VA </b>– The Media Research Center (MRC) is proud to announce the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/year-end-awards-best-notable-quotables-2014"><strong><i>Worst of the Worst of 2014: The 27th Annual Awards for the Year’s Worst Reporting</i></strong></a>, with CNN anchor Carol Costello taking home the “Quote of the Year” honor for telling her viewers to enjoy listening to former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s da</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/cnn-anchor-carol-costellos-celebration-violence-against-palins-family-wins-quote-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division Notable Quotables Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:07:08 +0000 kyle.drennen 47887 at http://www.mrc.org Bozell Slams Networks for Covering Lauten Twice as Much as Gruber http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-slams-networks-covering-lauten-twice-much-gruber <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Capitol Hill Staffer’s Comments Were Covered Day After They Occurred, While Networks Waited As Much As 9 Days To Cover Gruber </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/LautenGruber.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 2px;" height="180" width="300" />RESTON, VA – <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-spend-more-time-gop-staffer-comments-gruber-scandal">A study just released</a> by the Media Research Center reveals the big three networks have covered unknown Capitol Hill staffer Elizabeth Lauten’s Facebook post – about how President Obama’s daughters looked and acted at an official event – <i>almost twice as much</i> as ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber’s “stupid voters” commen</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-slams-networks-covering-lauten-twice-much-gruber" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division abc cbs Elizabeth Lauten Jonathan Gruber NBC Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:15:02 +0000 kyle.drennen 47763 at http://www.mrc.org Bozell: Network Censorship of Houston Mayor’s Subpoenas Part of Left’s ‘Relentless Assault on Free Speech’ http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-network-censorship-houston-mayors-subpoenas-part-lefts-relentless-assault-free <p style="text-align: left;">RESTON, VA – According to a <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/houston-attacks-religious-freedom-pastors-networks-unconcerned">new analysis</a> by MRC Culture, over the past two days the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) have completely censored liberal Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s attempt to subpoena sermons of five pastors critical of the mayor, homosexuality, gender identity, or the city’s new “equal rights” ordinance.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-network-censorship-houston-mayors-subpoenas-part-lefts-relentless-assault-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases MRC Culture Censorship Free Speech gay Houston lesbian religous freedom Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:08:13 +0000 rich.noyes 47401 at http://www.mrc.org