RNC http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/258/all en Sharpton Hits RNC on Rosa Parks Tweet, Milbank: 'Racism' 'Bubbling' from Tea Party http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/sharpton-hits-rnc-rosa-parks-tweet-milbank-racism-bubbling-tea-party <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/2013-12-02-MSNBC-PN-Sharpton.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Monday's <em>PoliticsNation</em> on MSNBC, host Al Sharpton and the <em>Washington Post</em>'s Dana Milbank mocked the Republican National Committee for the wording of a <a href="https://twitter.com/GOP/status/407161769069924352">tweet</a> that the group sent out marking the anniversary of Civil Rights Movement icon Rosa Parks defying racist Jim Crow laws:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/sharpton-hits-rnc-rosa-parks-tweet-milbank-racism-bubbling-tea-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Al Sharpton Dana Milbank MSNBC Racism RNC Rosa Parks Washington Post Wed, 04 Dec 2013 00:13:06 +0000 45072 at http://www.mrc.org RNC Chairman Schools MSNBC Host on Shutdown: 'Just Apply for a Job in the Obama Administration!' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/rnc-chairman-schools-msnbc-host-shutdown-just-apply-job-obama-administration <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Thursday fired back at the liberal, Obama-friendly talking points from MSNBC host Thomas Roberts. At one point, a disgusted Priebus, appearing to discuss the shutdown, slammed MSNBC, attacking, "<strong>T</strong><b><strong>h</strong>is is a joke. I think you ought to just apply for a job in the Obama administration or the communications department of the DNC." [MP3 audio&nbsp;<a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-10-03-MSNBC-Roberts-Priebus.mp3">here</a>.]</b></p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/rnc-chairman-schools-msnbc-host-shutdown-just-apply-job-obama-administration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division MSNBC Reince Priebus RNC shutdown Thomas Roberts Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:58:56 +0000 scott.whitlock 44629 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Barely Mentions RNC's Debate Boycott; CNN Drops the Story Over the Weekend http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-barely-mentions-rncs-debate-boycott-cnn-drops-story-over-weekend <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/2013-08-16-CNN-RNC-Debates.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />After the Republican National Committee voted to refuse CNN and NBC from hosting 2016 GOP primary debates, NBC took two days to even mention the news before again ignoring it. In fact, CBS spent more time covering the boycott of NBC than NBC itself did.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-barely-mentions-rncs-debate-boycott-cnn-drops-story-over-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2016 Presidential Election cbs CNN Hillary Clinton NBC Republicans RNC Mon, 19 Aug 2013 22:05:48 +0000 matt.hadro 44305 at http://www.mrc.org Reince Priebus to CNN's Soledad O'Brien: 'I Wish You Would Be as Passionate About Taking Barack Obama to Task' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/reince-priebus-cnns-soledad-obrien-i-wish-you-would-be-passionate-about-taking-barack-oba <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/2012-10-11-CNN-Soledad-Reince.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />After a lengthy spar with CNN's Soledad O'Brien over an alleged Mitt Romney flip-flop, RNC chief Reince Priebus called her out for her double standard on Thursday's <em>Starting Point</em>.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/reince-priebus-cnns-soledad-obrien-i-wish-you-would-be-passionate-about-taking-barack-oba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Corey Booker Double Standard Election 2012 Media Bias Debate Mitt Romney Reince Priebus RNC Soledad O'Brien Starting Point Fri, 12 Oct 2012 00:20:28 +0000 matt.hadro 41496 at http://www.mrc.org A Liberal Lecture for Haley Barbour on Civil Rights Era http://www.mrc.org/articles/liberal-lecture-haley-barbour-civil-rights-era <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From a &quot;news&quot; story by Campbell Robertson: &quot;Governor [Haley] Barbour...has also, however, been dogged by statements that suggest a considerably old-fashioned, even blinkered, view of history, having grown up in the middle of the tumultuous civil rights struggle without, apparently, having noticed much.&quot; Former Klansman and Democratic Senator Robert Byrd got more complimentary treatment in a previous story. </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> Henry Barbour, the nephew of Haley Barbour, the former Republican National Committee chairman and current Mississippi governor, is leading a campaign to have Michael Steele ousted as RNC chairman. Too bad reporter Campbell Robertson couldn't keep his political opinion of Haley Barbour out of his Thursday profile of his nephew: "'<a target="" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/13/us/politics/13barbour.html?ref=campbellrobertson&pagewanted=all">Governor Nephew' Is Raising His Own Profile - Henry Barbour Leads Drive to Oust G.O.P. Chairman</a>."<br /><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/liberal-lecture-haley-barbour-civil-rights-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch CampbellRobertson CivilRights HaleyBarbour liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Racism RNC TimesWatch Thu, 13 Jan 2011 18:26:00 +0000 admin 81 at http://www.mrc.org ABC's George Stephanopoulos Touts GOP Discord Over Michael Steele, Highlights Critical 'Poll of Insiders' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-george-stephanopoulos-touts-gop-discord-over-michael-steele-highlights-critical-pol <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="160" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-04-05-ABC-GMA-Steph.jpg" /></div><p>Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Monday played up GOP divisions over Michael Steele and even touted a "poll of insiders" that showed party leaders think the Republican National Committee Chairman (RNC) should resign. Stephanopoulos also prompted Steele to blame recent struggles on race. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-george-stephanopoulos-touts-gop-discord-over-michael-steele-highlights-critical-pol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert GeorgeStephanopoulos GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias MichaelSteele RNC Mon, 05 Apr 2010 16:45:00 +0000 35922 at http://www.mrc.org CBS's Smith Cites Medicare as Socialist Success Story http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-smith-cites-medicare-socialist-success-story <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-09-09-CBS-TES-Smith[1].jpg" /></div><p>While arguing with Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele about health care reform on Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith proclaimed: <strong>"...if the public option is socialism, then what is Medicare?....That people overwhelmingly think works pretty well for them."</strong><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-smith-cites-medicare-socialist-success-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert cbs harrysmith HealthCareReform liberalmediabias MichaelSteele RNC Wed, 09 Sep 2009 17:27:00 +0000 35077 at http://www.mrc.org Obama Pushes Gov. Health Care; ABC Responds with 'Prescription for America' Coverage from White House http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-pushes-gov-health-care-abc-responds-prescription-america-coverage-white-house <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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The debate over plans to fix the <st1:country-region w:st="on">U.S.</st1:country-region> health insurance system grew hotter June 15 as President Obama addressed the American Medical Association (AMA) in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Chicago</st1:city></st1:place>. But it was the ABC coverage that followed that sparked controversy.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-pushes-gov-health-care-abc-responds-prescription-america-coverage-white-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health abc AMA cbo CharlieGibson ChipReid EarlyShow GalenInstitute GoodMorningAmerica Grace-MarieTurner harrysmith JakeTapper KenMcKay KerrySmith PrescriptionforAmerica RNC RobertE.Moffit stephanopoulos TimJohnson TomDaschle uninsured UniversalHealthCare WorldNews Fri, 19 Jun 2009 19:58:48 +0000 admin 26739 at http://www.mrc.org Media Scrutiny of Wardrobe-gate 'Eats Up' Another Day of Coverage http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-scrutiny-wardrobe-gate-eats-another-day-coverage <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/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >When the Obama campaign issues a statement about a controversial issue, the media accept it as fact.  No such courtesy for the McCain camp.   </p> <br /> <p >Case in point: the media fascination with the $150,000 spent by the Republican National Committee to upgrade the wardrobe of Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her family, compared to allegations of a close relationship between Barack Obama and domestic terrorist William Ayers.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-scrutiny-wardrobe-gate-eats-another-day-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education Ayers Clothes obama Palin RNC Fri, 24 Oct 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28036 at http://www.mrc.org Google CEO: We Need Gov't Regulation of Internet Service Providers http://www.mrc.org/articles/google-ceo-we-need-govt-regulation-internet-service-providers <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Google CEO Eric Schmidt says government regulation of Internet service providers (ISPs) is necessary. In fact, he said he thinks the entire concept of the Internet marketplace relies on it.</p> <br /> <p >     Schmidt spoke to conservative bloggers at the Republican National Convention on September 3 in St. Paul, Minn. He warned that if an Internet service provider were too large, it could use its size to create a “protected structure within the Internet” and suggested that would restrict competition – giving some content favorable treatment within its network.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/google-ceo-we-need-govt-regulation-internet-service-providers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Bloggers browser Chrome convention google Internet ISP Microsoft network Regulation RNC Thu, 04 Sep 2008 12:36:42 +0000 admin 25950 at http://www.mrc.org Ron Paul: Palin Can't 'Rein in the Empire' http://www.mrc.org/articles/ron-paul-palin-cant-rein-empire <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/whitney-stewart">Whitney Stewart</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Former Republican and Libertarian presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul on September 2 called the Republicans’ vice presidential nominee, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, a “good person” but said she would be unable to “rein in the empire.”</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ron-paul-palin-cant-rein-empire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Politics convention Republican RNC RonPaul SarahPalin Wed, 03 Sep 2008 15:11:47 +0000 admin 25955 at http://www.mrc.org