presidential http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2869/all en MRC's Bozell Commends RNC for Dumping 'Unworthy' NBC as Debate Host http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrcs-bozell-commends-rnc-dumping-unworthy-nbc-debate-host <p>MRC President Brent Bozell issued the following statement <span class="aBn"><span class="aQJ">on Monday</span></span> in reaction to the Republican National Committee’s <a href="http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/01/18/exclusive-rnc-officially-severs-ties-with-nbc-news-for-upcoming-gop-debate/" target="_blank"><strong>decision</strong></a> to officially cut ties with NBC News for a planned <span class="aBn"><span class="aQJ">February 26</span></span> Republican presidential debate.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrcs-bozell-commends-rnc-dumping-unworthy-nbc-debate-host" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases CNBC Debate Media Bias NBC presidential Republicans Mon, 18 Jan 2016 23:10:13 +0000 rich.noyes 49851 at http://www.mrc.org Media Attacks on Conservative Women Just Keep Coming http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-attacks-conservative-women-just-keep-coming <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/erin-brown">Erin Brown</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Liberal bias is rampant among the media, but there is no more tangible example of it than in how the media treat Conservative women. The <a href="http://popdose.com/wp-content/uploads/MICHELE-BACHMANN-NEWSWEEK1.jpg">most recent cover</a> of Newsweek features a very wide-eyed Michele Bachmann, looking surprised and unattractive. Perhaps more disturbing is the caption Newsweek placed below the presidential candidate's photo: "Queen of Rage."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-attacks-conservative-women-just-keep-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Politics bachmann governor michele presidential Wed, 10 Aug 2011 19:35:00 +0000 admin 2142 at http://www.mrc.org A Study in Character Assassination: How the TV Networks Have Portrayed Sarah Palin as Dunce or Demon http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/study-character-assassination-how-tv-networks-have-portrayed-sarah-palin-dunce-or-de <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>In just one month, the percentage of Americans who viewed GOP vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin unfavorably soared from 32 percent to 49 percent, according to a new survey. Might hostile media coverage account for Palin's skyrocketing unfavorable rating?</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/study-character-assassination-how-tv-networks-have-portrayed-sarah-palin-dunce-or-de" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Culture abc abcs aired Alaska america anchor andrea asked attack attacks Ayers back barack Biden campaign candidate cbs clip clips CMI conservative Conservatives correspondent country couric coverage criticism criticizing david days Debate elements evening fey good GOP government governor guthrie intellect Interview joe john katie line live make mccain mccains mitchell morning NBC nbcs negative network networks neutral news night Nightline nightly nominee noted obama obamas october Palin palins parodies people percent performance period played positive presidential problem public qualifications ran report reported reporter sarah saturday sees segments september shes show snl Snow stated stories study talk taxes Terrorists tina Today unfavorable vice wright Tue, 11 Nov 2008 01:16:00 +0000 admin 31532 at http://www.mrc.org A Study in Character Assassination: Executive Summary http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/study-character-assassination-executive-summary <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>Apart from politicians embroiled in scandals, rarely have the public perceptions of a candidate soured so quickly. According to Pew Research Center polls from September and October, the percentage of the public that sees Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin unfavorably shot up from 32 percent to 49 percent in just one month.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/study-character-assassination-executive-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Culture abc cbs NBC negative network neutral news october Palin positive presidential public ran sarah september stories Tue, 11 Nov 2008 00:18:00 +0000 admin 31533 at http://www.mrc.org Bozell: CNN Must Correct the Record and Apologize to Gov. Palin, National Review and Their Viewers. http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-cnn-must-correct-record-and-apologize-gov-palin-national-review-and-their-vi-1 <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> <p><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" alt="Tell a friend about this site" border="0" height="23" width="118" /></a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-cnn-must-correct-record-and-apologize-gov-palin-national-review-and-their-vi-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division presidential Thu, 23 Oct 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 3268 at http://www.mrc.org CNN: Want a Balanced Budget? No Tax Cuts for You! http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-want-balanced-budget-no-tax-cuts-you <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/amy-menefee">Amy Menefee</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/rachel-waters">Rachel Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     CNN scared viewers July 13 by suggesting Republican presidential candidate John McCain’s support for extending the Bush tax cuts would threaten their Social Security and Medicare. </p> <br /> <p >     “Your $$$$$” host Ali Velshi and CNN correspondent Allan Chernoff addressed McCain’s claim that he would balance the budget. Chernoff said McCain could do it if he let the Bush tax cuts expire – which they are scheduled to do in just two years. At the same time, the Alternative Minimum Tax will catch up with more middle-income taxpayers. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-want-balanced-budget-no-tax-cuts-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy balanced Budget cut election Iraq mccain Medicare money obama presidential race relief SocialSecurity TaxCut war Tue, 15 Jul 2008 20:52:21 +0000 admin 26048 at http://www.mrc.org McCain's 'Better Way': 'Eco-Friendly' Campaign Merchandise; Spokesman Says Not Pandering to Left http://www.mrc.org/articles/mccains-better-way-eco-friendly-campaign-merchandise-spokesman-says-not-pandering-left <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 >     It’s not quite Birkenstocks and tie-dyed T-shirts, but presumptive Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) has shown he’s willing to go the extra mile to embrace the global warming movement.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/mccains-better-way-eco-friendly-campaign-merchandise-spokesman-says-not-pandering-left" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy campaign candidate ClimateChange eco-friendly election GlobalWarming green mccain president presidential Wed, 14 May 2008 15:43:45 +0000 admin 26179 at http://www.mrc.org ElectionWatch: Krugman Recycles Story His Own Paper Debunked; Then Apologizes http://www.mrc.org/articles/electionwatch-krugman-recycles-story-his-own-paper-debunked-then-apologizes <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>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It takes a big man to admit he’s wrong, but as a columnist for one of the nation’s top newspapers, Paul Krugman shouldn’t have been wrong in the first place.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Krugman’s <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/11/opinion/11krugman.html?_r=2&amp;hp&amp;oref=slogin&amp;oref=slogin"></a>April 11 New York Times column reused a story about an Ohio woman named Trina Bachtel, whom liberal Democratic Sen. Hillary Clinton used in a speech promoting her candidacy for president. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/electionwatch-krugman-recycles-story-his-own-paper-debunked-then-apologizes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Media baby clinton election healthcare hillary insurance obama presidential stillborn uninsured woman Tue, 15 Apr 2008 20:44:52 +0000 admin 26242 at http://www.mrc.org MRC Press Release - Bozell: Bill Keller Must Go http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-press-release-bozell-bill-keller-must-go-2 <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" width="118" height="23" /></a> <!- referralblast.com website promotion tool tell a friend ends here -> </!-><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-press-release-bozell-bill-keller-must-go-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division friend presidential Mon, 03 Mar 2008 05:00:00 +0000 admin 3230 at http://www.mrc.org ElectionWatch: ABC's Donaldson: Economy 'Going in the Dumper'; Likens Obama to a 'Kewpie Doll' http://www.mrc.org/articles/electionwatch-abcs-donaldson-economy-going-dumper-likens-obama-kewpie-doll <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 >     Although he quit working full-time for ABC News in 1999, former ABC reporter and “World News Sunday” anchor Sam Donaldson still is full of opinions when it comes to the economy and politics.</p> <br /> <p >     Donaldson, who is a contributor to ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” and hosts a talk show on ABC radio network, spoke at Nathan’s in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., January 23.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/electionwatch-abcs-donaldson-economy-going-dumper-likens-obama-kewpie-doll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy abc anchor clinton Debate donaldson news obama president presidential race reporter Wed, 23 Jan 2008 22:45:46 +0000 admin 26420 at http://www.mrc.org Real Debate Questions for GOP Candidates http://www.mrc.org/commentary/real-debate-questions-gop-candidates <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/daniel-j-mitchell">Daniel J. Mitchell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Republican debates have been a bit of a disappointment, at least for those seeking a Reaganesque vision of smaller government and economic liberty. Even the recent debate in Michigan, which was supposed to <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/09/us/politics/09debate-transcript.html?_"></a>focus on economic issues, was less than illuminating. The major GOP candidates largely have confined themselves to generic statements in favor of smaller government, less waste, and extending the Bush tax cuts.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/real-debate-questions-gop-candidates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business candidate congress Debate economy election ethanol GOP government healthcare insurance president presidential SocialSecurity Spending taxes trade Welfare Wed, 17 Oct 2007 15:01:36 +0000 admin 29630 at http://www.mrc.org Obama's $85-Billion 'Tax Cuts' Really a Massive Tax Hike http://www.mrc.org/articles/obamas-85-billion-tax-cuts-really-massive-tax-hike <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>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It raises suspicion when a liberal presidential candidate is incorporating the words “tax cut” in his campaign rhetoric.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/obamas-85-billion-tax-cuts-really-massive-tax-hike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government candidate cut decrease democratic fairness hike increase money obama plan poor presidential race tax wealthy Sat, 22 Sep 2007 04:42:55 +0000 admin 25334 at http://www.mrc.org Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of 'Free' Health Care http://www.mrc.org/commentary/life-liberty-and-pursuit-free-health-care <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/amy-menefee">Amy Menefee</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Americans are obsessed with rights. We always have been. </p> <br /> <p >     But the concept of rights our forefathers laid out in the Declaration of Independence has changed dramatically. Those rights – life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – were acknowledged to come from the Almighty, given equally to all people. Today’s rights come from Almighty Government. </p> <br /> <p >     Health care is the newest “right.” From presidential candidates’ universal plans to the return of HillaryCare to Michael Moore’s movie “Sicko,” it’s all over the media. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/life-liberty-and-pursuit-free-health-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business Cannon Cato clinton doctor healthcare insurance medical Medicare Medicine Moore obama plan presidential right SiCKO SocialSecurity tanner universal Wed, 06 Jun 2007 20:13:36 +0000 admin 29649 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Roberts: Obama's $162,100 Senate salary 'modest' http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-roberts-obamas-162100-senate-salary-modest <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>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Only a network anchor could think that earning nearly four times the median household income is “modest.” <br /><br /></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; That was CNN “American Morning” anchor John Roberts’ take on Sen. Barack Obama’s (D-Ill.) annual salary of $162,100. He also called the Obama family incomes of “$470,000 up to $1.4 million” “pretty modest” during the May 17 report. Roberts used the word “modest” three different times to depict some part of Obama’s financial life.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-roberts-obamas-162100-senate-salary-modest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government 2008 candidate class Income Inequality modest income money obama pay paycheck poor Poverty president presidential race rich wealth Thu, 17 May 2007 18:08:46 +0000 admin 25513 at http://www.mrc.org NBA, the Next Civil Rights Frontier http://www.mrc.org/timeswatch/nba-next-civil-rights-frontier <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Plus Admiring Liberal Sen. Chris Dodd and Blaming the Gun Lobby for VT Murders </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> The Next Civil Rights Frontier<br /> "An academic study of the National Basketball Association, whose playoffs continue tonight, suggests that a racial bias found in other parts of American society has existed on the basketball court as well." - <b >Lead sentence to a May 2 front-page story by sportswriter Alan Schwarz about an academic paper alleging discrimination in foul calls against black NBA players</b>.<br /> Times Again Ignores Unanimous Rejection of Kyoto by Senate<p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/timeswatch/nba-next-civil-rights-frontier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> TimesWatch presidential sarkozy tragedy Fri, 04 May 2007 19:38:29 +0000 admin 8106 at http://www.mrc.org