planned http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2996/all en Liberal Echo Chamber Howls at Planned Parenthood Controversy; Networks Can't Find Komen Supporters http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/liberal-echo-chamber-howls-planned-parenthood-controversy-networks-cant-find-komen-suppo <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 class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/paul-wilson-joe-and-betty-anderlik-fellow-culture-and-media">Paul Wilson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It seems media outlets only care about reporting on Planned Parenthood when its <a href="../../cmi/eyeonculture/2012/Speak_No_Evil_Planned_Parenthood_Flush_with_Federal_Cash_Protected_by_Networks.html">funding is threatened</a>. When that happens, the liberal press goes ballistic.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/liberal-echo-chamber-howls-planned-parenthood-controversy-networks-cant-find-komen-suppo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eye on Culture MRC Culture decision funding huffington parenthood planned Fri, 03 Feb 2012 19:56:00 +0000 39050 at http://www.mrc.org Another Hollywood Actress Flacks for Planned Parenthood http://www.mrc.org/articles/another-hollywood-actress-flacks-planned-parenthood <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/paul-wilson-joe-and-betty-anderlik-fellow-culture-and-media">Paul Wilson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Hollywood's <a href="http://benjaminshapiro.com/index.php/books/209-primetime-propaganda">support for liberal causes</a> is extremely well-documented. It thus came as no surprise that a leading actress decided to <a href="http://www.glamour.com/search/Gyllenhaal?query=Gyllenhaal&amp;qt=dismax&amp;sort=score desc">post her support for Planned Parenthood's baby-killing factory</a> in a "women's magazine" that tilts to the left.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/another-hollywood-actress-flacks-planned-parenthood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Abortion killing parenthood planned womens Tue, 17 Jan 2012 00:57:00 +0000 38743 at http://www.mrc.org Speak No Evil: Planned Parenthood Flush with Federal Cash, Protected by Networks http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/speak-no-evil-planned-parenthood-flush-federal-cash-protected-networks <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/paul-wilson-joe-and-betty-anderlik-fellow-culture-and-media">Paul Wilson</a> </div> </div> </div> <ul> <li>Less than 8 percent (4 out of 55) of stories on three major networks about Planned Parenthood in 2011 mention scandals</li> <li>Media focus on trivial stories about celebrities (38 stories on Charlie Sheen, 10 stories on Mila Kunis' Marine Corps Ball invite), bury Planned Parenthood-related scandals with just four mentions</li> <li><a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/147734/americans-split-along-pro-choice-pro-life-lines.aspx">61 percent of Americans</a> think that abortion should be legal in "only a few" or no circumstances, yet Planned Parenthood, </li></ul><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/speak-no-evil-planned-parenthood-flush-federal-cash-protected-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eye on Culture MRC Culture action federal networks parenthood planned Wed, 04 Jan 2012 20:07:00 +0000 38735 at http://www.mrc.org Celebrity Planned Parenthood Boosters Ignore Reality http://www.mrc.org/articles/celebrity-planned-parenthood-boosters-ignore-reality <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/catherine-maggio">Catherine Maggio</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>There's good news for the pro-life movement: <a href="http://www.lifenews.com/2011/05/26/majority-say-abortion-morally-wrong-but-call-themselves-pro-choice/">more Americans than ever</a> see abortion as morally wrong. But, highlighting their cultural disconnect from their audiences, celebrities are rallying around Planned Parenthood and the culture of abortion.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/celebrity-planned-parenthood-boosters-ignore-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Life Abortion parenthoods planned Thu, 02 Jun 2011 17:52:00 +0000 admin 2164 at http://www.mrc.org 20-to-1: Networks Go Crazy over Sheen Story, Downplay Planned Parenthood Scandal http://www.mrc.org/articles/20-1-networks-go-crazy-over-sheen-story-downplay-planned-parenthood-scandal <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 class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If they ever take a break from publicizing Charlie Sheen's cocaine dos and don'ts, or detailing the power politics within his Beverly Hills harem, the networks should grab a copy of the Society of Professional Journalists' Code of Ethics. And they may want to pay special attention to this entry: "Show good taste. Avoid pandering to lurid curiosity."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/20-1-networks-go-crazy-over-sheen-story-downplay-planned-parenthood-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Life abc Abortion abortions action awesome broadcast broadcasts called coverage defund drug Drugs feb federal gifford good hollywood House involving jeff learned live mentioned minutes NBC networks news numbers organization parenthood planned porn provider receives report reported representatives sheen sheens story underage Video Mon, 07 Mar 2011 20:27:00 +0000 admin 2182 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Still Ignoring Planned Parenthood Sting, Despite House Vote to Defund http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-still-ignoring-planned-parenthood-sting-despite-house-vote-defund <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-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>You can lead a network to a story, but you can't make it report. Certainly not if the story reveals the disturbing truth about one of liberalism's sacrosanct institutions - the largest abortion-provider in the United States. The broadcast networks' coverage of the scandal and potential defunding of Planned Parenthood by the House of Representatives has been disgraceful.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-still-ignoring-planned-parenthood-sting-despite-house-vote-defund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Family Life Politics Abortion action days jackiespeie karl LiveAction network networks pimp planned PlannedParenthood pro-choice pro-life prostitute released report reported representatives righttolife Scandal story Video Fri, 25 Feb 2011 01:11:00 +0000 admin 2184 at http://www.mrc.org Down a Dark Abby http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/down-dark-abby <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>The Dear Abby column, founded by Pauline Phillips in 1956 and now written by her daughter Jeanne, has a reputation for prescribing sensible advice for many of life's dilemmas, both big and small. Readers generally assume Abby can be trusted to provide traditional advice on all topics.</p> <br /> <p>However, a Culture and Media Institute analysis finds that Abby's advice on sexual issues frequently veers far away from traditional moral standards. Traditional morality teaches that sex should be limited to married, heterosexual couples, but Abby doesn't see it that way.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/down-dark-abby" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Culture 2003 2007 abby abbys Abortion activity addressed adult adults advice advise ago asked baby behavior benefits Column Columns concerns culture daughter dear dressing education fact families family friend friends gay Gays girl giving health Homosexuality husband Infidelity information issues lesbians Letter letters life lover make Marriage married men moral morality mother organization organizations parenthood parents people pflag phillips planned Pregnancy pregnant premarital Prostitution protect reader readers received referred relationship response sex sexual sexually site stated stop support teen teens told traditional transmitted unmarried web wife woman Women wrong wrote year years young Mon, 10 Nov 2008 02:00:00 +0000 admin 31536 at http://www.mrc.org Poor Planned Parenthood? http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/poor-planned-parenthood <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><span class="normal"><!--- insert text here ---> </span></p><p> As much as liberals decry major corporations that act as if they're above the law, there's always quiet when the subject is Planned Parenthood, America's number one corporate provider of abortions. During its 2005-2006 fiscal year, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America performed a record 264,943 abortions, reported a tidy profit of $55.8 million - and received a record high in taxpayer funding of $305.3 million.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/poor-planned-parenthood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Abortion facetimes parenthood planned Wed, 24 Oct 2007 04:00:00 +0000 4445 at http://www.mrc.org