actors http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2895/all en Forbes List Shows Liberals Dominate Influential Media Spots By 9-to-1 http://mrc.org/articles/forbes-list-shows-liberals-dominate-influential-media-spots-9-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Celebrity 100’ reveals strength of left across news, entertainment. </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/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Which celebrities make the most money and get the most interviews and other attention from the media? Nearly all of them are liberal Democrats. At least according to a new list by Forbes, called “the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.forbes.com/celebrities/">Celebrity 100</a>.”</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/forbes-list-shows-liberals-dominate-influential-media-spots-9-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Business Media Politics actors Celebrities celebrity 100 list conservative Fame famous people forbes Lady Gaga liberal madonna movie stars Musicians Oprah Winfrey radio hosts steven spielberg tv Wed, 03 Jul 2013 19:32:37 +0000 julia.seymour 43958 at http://mrc.org Fracking Opponents May Have Run Afoul of Lobbying Rules http://mrc.org/articles/fracking-opponents-may-have-run-afoul-lobbying-rules <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Artists Against Fracking fail to register as lobbying group with state of New York, could face fines. </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/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The celebrity anti-hydraulic fracturing group, Artists Against Fracking, may be in legal trouble, according to Associated Press. The group has so far failed to register with the State of New York, despite laws requiring lobbyists groups spending over $5,000 to register. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/fracking-opponents-may-have-run-afoul-lobbying-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Energy Environment Politics actors actresses artists against fracking drilling energy Environmentalism Fracking hollywood hydraulic fracturing lobbying lobbying regulation lobbying rules New York State oil and gas sean lennon shale gas shale oil state of New york yoko ono Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:17:42 +0000 julia.seymour 42946 at http://mrc.org Producers Pick Lesbian Kiss, R-Rated Movies as Teen Choice Award Nominees http://mrc.org/articles/producers-pick-lesbian-kiss-r-rated-movies-teen-choice-award-nominees <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>A girl-on-girl lip lock, a movie in which a bulldog masturbates, and a marijuana-smoking middle school teacher are among the nominees for the 2011 Teen Choice Awards. Yes that's right, an awards show specifically aimed at <em>13-19 year olds</em> will be featuring inappropriate content more suited for the panel of adults that chose the nominees.</p> <br /> <p>This year, teens will vote for their favorites, ranging from artists with hits about S&M, to sex and drug-filled R-rated comedies, to favorite 'break up' songs - one nominated song features the 'F' word 16 times.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/producers-pick-lesbian-kiss-r-rated-movies-teen-choice-award-nominees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Family 2011 actors adults age artist black Children choice comedy content controversial country date drug features friends inappropriate kissing lyrics marijuana material movie nominated nominees panel rated Rihanna school show Smoking songs strings suited supposed swan SWIFT tale taylor teen teens vote winners words years Fri, 05 Aug 2011 23:54:00 +0000 admin 2143 at http://mrc.org 'Glee': Sex, Songs and Sleaze http://mrc.org/articles/glee-sex-songs-and-sleaze <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>The popular show "Glee" has caused a stir with lesbian fantasies, gay kissing, teen pregnancy and racy photos of the actors - the new season is sure to display more immorality-promoting content. As "Gleeks" everywhere eagerly anticipate the return of their show, they should be reminded that it isn't just innocent, happy show tunes that this "<a href="http://awards.tv.yahoo.com/blog/48-emmy-snubs-who-shouldve-won;_ylt=AsdM48RR37xwTJlIbtRBV4ccjrB_">groundbreaking" </a>show promotes.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/glee-sex-songs-and-sleaze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Family actors murphy school Television Thu, 03 Feb 2011 21:39:00 +0000 admin 2189 at http://mrc.org Peter's Sympathy for Hollywood Hypocrites http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/peters-sympathy-hollywood-hypocrites <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC Covers Anti-War Actors By Playing Up Their &quot;Punishment,&quot; Not Their Errors or Radicalism </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://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/fax0417.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1119086" title="fax0417.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><span class="normal"> </span>The war against Saddam Hussein may be over, but if you watch ABC, you might worry about the alleged oppressors still on the loose: President Bush and his supporters. On ABC last night, <i> World News Tonight</i> anchor Peter Jennings heavily promoted their final segment on how the successful Iraq war would end badly - at least for Hollywood radicals. Jennings promised: "When we come back this evening, being against the war and in show business. And the people who want to punish you for that."</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/peters-sympathy-hollywood-hypocrites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division actors hollywood robbins Thu, 17 Apr 2003 04:00:00 +0000 admin 2787 at http://mrc.org