DailyKos http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/294/all en Joe Lieberman's Unfriendly Sendoff, With Daily Kos Leftist As Escort http://www.mrc.org/articles/joe-liebermans-unfriendly-sendoff-daily-kos-leftist-escort <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times let the founder of the left-wing Daily Kos blog do a victory lap upon Lieberman&#039;s announced retirement from the Senate. The paper was more respectful in saying farewell to the irresponsible liberal Congressman Alan Grayson. </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> Reporters David Halbfinger and Elizabeth Harris gave a not-very friendly sendoff to independent Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, who announced he would not seek another term in the Senate, in "<a target="" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/20/nyregion/20lieberman.html?scp=1&sq=halbfinger%20lieberman&st=cse">For Lieberman, an Exit Forged in Alienation and Disaffection</a>." <br /><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/joe-liebermans-unfriendly-sendoff-daily-kos-leftist-escort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlanGrayson DailyKos DavidHalbfinger DoubleStandards ElizabethHarris JoeLieberman liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Retirement TimesWatch Thu, 20 Jan 2011 21:10:00 +0000 admin 98 at http://www.mrc.org The NYT's Skewed View: Liberal Newsweek 'Strives to Be Apolitical," Far-Left Daily Kos Just a 'Political Blog' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nyts-skewed-view-liberal-newsweek-strives-be-apolitical-far-left-daily-kos-just-politica <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> <p>Two stories in Thursday's New York Times featured the paper avoiding pinning liberal labels on two media organs: the liberal newsmagazine Newsweek and the far-left political blog Daily Kos.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nyts-skewed-view-liberal-newsweek-strives-be-apolitical-far-left-daily-kos-just-politica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert DailyKos JeremyPeters JosephPlambeck LabelingBias liberalmediabias MarkosMoulitsas Newsweek Polls Research2000 Thu, 01 Jul 2010 22:30:00 +0000 36296 at http://www.mrc.org Far-Left Daily Kos Just a 'Political Blog' at the Times http://www.mrc.org/articles/far-left-daily-kos-just-political-blog-times <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Joseph Plambeck never reveals precisely what sort of &quot;political blog&quot; Daily Kos is: &quot;Mr. Moulitsas said that because of his blog&#039;s success, there are other polling organizations willing to work with him, adding that he will require them to provide all of the raw data.&quot; </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> <p>Reporter Joseph Plambeck had every opportunity to identify Daily Kos as a far-left blog in his Thursday story "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/01/us/politics/01kos.html?scp=2&amp;sq=joseph%20plambeck&amp;st=cse">Politics Blog Questions Polling Data It Had Used</a>," but failed to do so. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/far-left-daily-kos-just-political-blog-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch DailyKos JosephPlambeck LabelingBias liberalmediabias MarkosMoulitsas NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Polls Research2000 TimesWatch Thu, 01 Jul 2010 15:28:00 +0000 admin 7687 at http://www.mrc.org Kicking Rush When He's Down http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/kicking-rush-when-hes-down <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> After their nastiness in the hours after Rush Limbaugh went into the hospital with chest pains, I don&#039;t ever want to hear another sermon from liberals about &quot;civility&quot; or &quot;hate,&quot; or &quot;the politics of personal destruction,&quot; or hear them pass judgment on what is &quot;mean-spirited.&quot; </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/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The news that Rush Limbaugh had entered a Hawaii hospital over the New Year's weekend complaining of chest pains triggered a volcanic internet eruption for the hard left the likes of which we've never seen before. If Mt. Vesuvius could vomit in a literal sense, this would be it. <br /><br />This time these radicals let their guard down and showed their true colors.<br /><br />The Twitter lines were ablaze as liberals celebrated the news, news that suggested Mr. Limbaugh was at the very least very ill, and quite possibly dying or maybe already dead:<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/kicking-rush-when-hes-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division BrentBozell DailyKos HuffingtonPost RushLimbaugh Tue, 05 Jan 2010 21:41:00 +0000 admin 4738 at http://www.mrc.org Double Standard: 'Fairly Big Split' Among Liberals on Health Care Downplayed http://www.mrc.org/articles/double-standard-fairly-big-split-among-liberals-health-care-downplayed <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 >Remember how the vocal elements among the left-wing media were all too eager to exploit disagreements between prominent conservatives? </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/double-standard-fairly-big-split-among-liberals-health-care-downplayed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government CNN DailyKos healthcare MarkosMoulitsas MediaBias Tue, 22 Dec 2009 11:21:10 +0000 admin 26468 at http://www.mrc.org Obama's Media Strategy: 'Pick the Target, Freeze It, Personalize It and Polarize It' http://www.mrc.org/articles/obamas-media-strategy-pick-target-freeze-it-personalize-it-and-polarize-it <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 ></p> <p >Although President Barack Obama is only 58 days into his term, there has been a noticeable trend in how the new administration is handling its critics in the media: let no criticism go unanswered and mobilize a formidable group of mainstream media and “net roots” allies to savage the critic.&lt;?xml:namespace prefix = o /></p> <p></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/obamas-media-strategy-pick-target-freeze-it-personalize-it-and-polarize-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy CNBC CNN CPAC Cramer DailyKos DavidLetterman DeanBaker HowardKurtz limbaugh MSNBC Newsweek obama Politico RobertGibbs Santelli SquawkBox stewart TheNation Thu, 19 Mar 2009 15:11:40 +0000 admin 26903 at http://www.mrc.org Left-Wing Cry of 'Revolution' More than Same Old Song http://www.mrc.org/commentary/left-wing-cry-revolution-more-same-old-song <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 >     You say you want a revolution?</p> <br /> <p >     OK, you don’t, but the extremists on the left certainly do. </p> <br /> <p >     A “green revolution?” A “health care revolution?” How about just a good, old-fashioned blood-in-the-streets kind of “revolution?” Economic, political, social, they can’t decide on what, but they sure want one.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/left-wing-cry-revolution-more-same-old-song" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business abc CharlesGibson CindySheehan DailyKos DanDeWalt EarlyShow greenrevolution harrysmith healthcarerevolution JohnBerman MarionNestle Marxism MichaelMoore Nightline Wed, 29 Aug 2007 15:52:51 +0000 admin 29636 at http://www.mrc.org The Daily Kos Bile Fest http://www.mrc.org/articles/daily-kos-bile-fest <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/david-niedrauer">David Niedrauer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >When Bill O'Reilly <a href="http://blog.washingtonpost.com/achenblog/2007/08/bill_oreilly_anklebites_chris.html" /><b>claimed</b></a> after the Yearly Kos Convention that the political blog site<a href="http://www.dailykos.com/" /><b> Daily Kos</b></a> features “the worst stuff on the Internet,” he may not have been far from the truth.  </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/daily-kos-bile-fest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education curses DailyKos hatred invective obscenity politics Tue, 14 Aug 2007 04:00:00 +0000 admin 27710 at http://www.mrc.org Centering Left-Wing Blog Daily Kos While Ignoring Inconvenient Truths http://www.mrc.org/articles/centering-left-wing-blog-daily-kos-while-ignoring-inconvenient-truths <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mainstreaming the Kossacks: &quot;In fact, the online &#039;progressive movement&#039; led now by people like Mr. Moulitsas, a former Republican and U.S. Army veteran, has become much more acceptable and palatable to centrist and leading Democrats.&quot; </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> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Times political blogger Kate Phillips (who tried to <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2006/20061102135650.aspx " target="_self">wish </a><a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2006/20061102135650.aspx ">awa</a>y news coverage of John Kerry's "botched joke" on the eve of the 2006 congressional election) posted on the Times' "Caucus" blog Saturday from Chicago, the site of the YearlyKos convention put on by the liberal activist campaign blog <a href="http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/08/04/kos-founder-on-the-state-of-the-netroots-nation/ " targ</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/centering-left-wing-blog-daily-kos-while-ignoring-inconvenient-truths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch "LabelingBia "TheCaucus Blogs DailyKos KatePhillips NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org YearlyKos Mon, 06 Aug 2007 19:36:00 +0000 admin 5711 at http://www.mrc.org Montana's Daily-Kos Democrat As A "Prairie Pragmatist" http://www.mrc.org/articles/montanas-daily-kos-democrat-prairie-pragmatist <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Timothy Egan: &quot;...the senator-elect from Montana truly is your grandfather&#039;s Democrat - a pro-gun, anti-big-business prairie pragmatist whose life is defined by the treeless patch of hard Montana dirt that has been in the family since 1916.&quot; </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> <p style="BACKGROUND: white">Now that the Democrats hold the majority in the Senate, the New York Times is painting the new Senators firmly into the political middle. Reporter <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/13/us/politics/13tester.html?em&ex=1163653200&en=239a133f883b5e82&ei=5087%0A" target="_self">Timothy Egan</a>profiled Sen.-Elect JonTester, one of the hard-left Daily Kos Democrats, in a story headlined "Fresh Off the Farm in Montana, a Senator-to-Be." </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/montanas-daily-kos-democrat-prairie-pragmatist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch DailyKos LabelingBias Montana NewYorkTimes NYTimes PatriotAct Sen.JonTester TimesWatch TimesWatch.org TimothyEgan Tue, 14 Nov 2006 15:14:00 +0000 admin 5295 at http://www.mrc.org Daily Kos: Less Radical Than Early National Review? http://www.mrc.org/articles/daily-kos-less-radical-early-national-review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;Today, of course, National Review is widely read as a journal of the Republican establishment. But in its infancy it was regarded as extreme - far more radical than the bloggers most influential in the Lieberman defeat.&quot; </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> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">That's the argument put forward in the Sunday Week in Review by Times book review editor Sam Tanenhaus ("<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/13/weekinreview/13tanen.html" target="_self">An Antiwar Campaign That Takes A Page From the G.O.P. Playbook</a>").</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/daily-kos-less-radical-early-national-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch DailyKos NationalReview NedLamont NewYorkTimes NYTimes SamTanenhaus TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Mon, 14 Aug 2006 17:42:00 +0000 admin 5099 at http://www.mrc.org