website http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3011/all en ABC and CBS Drop the Ball: Take an Hour to Notice ObamaCare Website Crash http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-and-cbs-drop-ball-take-hour-notice-obamacare-website-crash <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> <p> While Monday's NBC <em>Today</em> began its 7 a.m. ET hour coverage of the ObamaCare enrollment deadline by noting the healthcare.gov website had crashed yet again, it took an hour for ABC's <em>Good Morning America</em> and <em>CBS This Morning</em> to notice the malfunction and mention it in their reporting. [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-03-31-ABC-GMA-StephKarl.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-and-cbs-drop-ball-take-hour-notice-obamacare-website-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc CBS This Morning Good Morning America obamacare website Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:45:53 +0000 kyle.drennen 45899 at http://www.mrc.org $650 Million Later... http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/650-million-later <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/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2634" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/BMI-650%20million.jpg?1389987300" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">January 15, 2014 - 2:28pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Government Health cartoon fix Health Care Humor obamacare website Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:35:00 +0000 julia.seymour 45323 at http://www.mrc.org Reddit Bans Climate Change Skepticism, Urges Media to Follow http://www.mrc.org/articles/reddit-bans-climate-change-skepticism-urges-media-follow <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Moderator calls skeptics ‘conspiratorial’ and ‘blind.’ </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/sean-long">Sean Long</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Why argue over evidence, if you can silence the opposition? The popular website Reddit has joined The Los Angeles Times editorial page in censoring climate skepticism. Reddit banned any such comments from the science sub-forum of its website.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@SeanLong717" target="_blank">Follow Sean Long on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/reddit-bans-climate-change-skepticism-urges-media-follow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media censor Censorship Climate Change climate change skepticism climate skeptics editorial pages forum George Soros Global Warming Grist huffington post nathan allen Reddit Science scientists website Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:51:27 +0000 julia.seymour 45169 at http://www.mrc.org Surprise: GMA Commits Journalism, Exposes 'Frustrating' 'New Troubles' for ObamaCare http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/surprise-gma-commits-journalism-exposes-frustrating-new-troubles-obamacare <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>After offering sympathetic coverage to the disastrous roll-out of the ObamaCare website, ABC on Monday actually uncovered "new troubles" and alerted viewers to misleading comments by the White House. Near the top of&nbsp;<em>Good Morning America&nbsp;</em>on Monday, co-host George Stephanopoulos trumpeted, "ABC News has obtained copies of internal administration memos revealing for the first time that extensive hurdles to signing up for insurance are not limited to the website."</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/surprise-gma-commits-journalism-exposes-frustrating-new-troubles-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama Good Morning America Jon Karl obamacare website Mon, 04 Nov 2013 17:11:55 +0000 scott.whitlock 44863 at http://www.mrc.org Bizarro World: Ed Schultz Slams Journalists for Being Too Negative on ObamaCare http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/bizarro-world-ed-schultz-slams-journalists-being-too-negative-obamacare <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>In the world that Ed Schultz lives in, journalists have just been too negative about ObamaCare, showering the President's law with insults.</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/bizarro-world-ed-schultz-slams-journalists-being-too-negative-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Ed Schultz Ed Show MSNBC obamacare website Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:20:35 +0000 scott.whitlock 44854 at http://www.mrc.org ABC and NBC Sympathize With Sebelius for 'Falling on Her Sword' Against 'Rude' Republicans http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-and-nbc-sympathize-sebelius-falling-her-sword-against-rude-republicans <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>ABC and NBC journalists on Wednesday and Thursday hailed Kathleen Sebelius as "falling on her sword" and "taking responsibility" for the ObamaCare website debacle. On&nbsp;<em>World News</em>, reporter Jim Avila complained about the Sebelius grilling as a "rude grandstand" and a "three hour circus of a congressional hearing." He dismissed it as "official finger pointing day on Capitol Hill."</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/abc-and-nbc-sympathize-sebelius-falling-her-sword-against-rude-republicans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc congress Good Morning America Kathleen Sebelius NBC obamacare Republicans Today website Thu, 31 Oct 2013 16:13:14 +0000 scott.whitlock 44850 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Wakes Up to 'Massive Technical Glitches' on ObamaCare Website: 'It's a Bust' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-wakes-massive-technical-glitches-obamacare-website-its-bust <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>The journalists at&nbsp;<em>Good Morning America</em>&nbsp;on Monday woke up to the "massive technical glitches" "plaguing millions" of Americans trying to use the ObamaCare website. The morning show, which has largely minimized the troubled debut of HealthCare.gov, featured reporter Rebecca Jarvis to lament, "It was supposed to be an easy way for Americans to sign up for health care online. But this morning, the Department of Health and Human Services, which spent $500 million to build the site, is admitting it's a bust."</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/abc-wakes-massive-technical-glitches-obamacare-website-its-bust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Good Morning America Health Care obamacare Rebecca Jarvis website Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:31:40 +0000 scott.whitlock 44769 at http://www.mrc.org I Am The Lorax! I Speak for the ... Kids? http://www.mrc.org/articles/i-am-lorax-i-speak-kids-0 <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/iris-somberg">Iris Somberg</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>You'd think that in producing a remake of Dr. Seuss's "The Lorax," Universal Pictures had fulfilled its liberal propaganda obligations for at least this fiscal quarter. After all, "The Lorax" is an environmentalist classic.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/i-am-lorax-i-speak-kids-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture needed petition website Thu, 26 Jan 2012 23:33:00 +0000 38739 at http://www.mrc.org U.S. Press Wants its Al Jazeera English! http://www.mrc.org/articles/us-press-wants-its-al-jazeera-english <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>It's a "news" outlet dedicated to coverage of the Middle East, but it ignores ongoing atrocities against Israeli civilians. Its Arab language sibling threw a lavish birthday party for a terrorist who infamously murdered a Jewish family, and its reporting during the Iraq War was called 'vicious, inaccurate, and inexcusable' by the U.S. Secretary of Defense. The list of op-ed contributors to its website reads like a Who's Who of left-wing and Muslim anti-Americanism.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/us-press-wants-its-al-jazeera-english" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Islamification Patriotism english israeli jazeera website Tue, 10 May 2011 21:52:00 +0000 admin 2167 at http://www.mrc.org Bloomberg Businessweek Celebrates Valentine's Day with Adultery Cover Story http://www.mrc.org/articles/bloomberg-businessweek-celebrates-valentines-day-adultery-cover-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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Infidelity. Adultery. Those aren't exactly words that come on typical candy conversation hearts. Valentine's Day is after all a traditional holiday of love and romance, not of cheating and betrayal.</p> <br /> <p>Yet, Bloomberg Businessweek used the holiday to highlight AshleyMadison.com a website that helps married people (7 out of 10 on the site are men) have affairs. The company's motto is "Life is short. Have an affair."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/bloomberg-businessweek-celebrates-valentines-day-adultery-cover-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Family Life Adultery affair ashleymadison businessweek Cheating company cover fling helps holiday image Infidelity Magazine noelbiderman onlinedating running sex story website wife Tue, 15 Feb 2011 02:11:00 +0000 admin 2185 at http://www.mrc.org John Mayer Flips Out on Huffington Post, Says Website is 'Full of S***' http://www.mrc.org/articles/john-mayer-flips-out-huffington-post-says-website-full-s <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/alana-goodman">Alana Goodman</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Come on, John Mayer – Jennifer Aniston isn't <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">that</i> bad.</p> <br /> <p >Mayer, a popular singer-songwriter, went <a href="http://jhnmyr.tumblr.com/post/1015667480/huffington-post-full-of-shit-yes" />hysterical</a> on the Huffington Post, after the website reported that he and Aniston were possibly rekindling their old relationship.</p> <br /> <p >In a frenzied and incoherent blog post titled “Huffington Post FULL OF SH*T? (Yes!),” Mayer called the liberal-leaning news website “the internet Death Star” and “dangerous.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/john-mayer-flips-out-huffington-post-says-website-full-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education aniston huffington titled website Fri, 27 Aug 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28902 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Dusts Off 6-Month-Old Study to Push Internet Advertising Regulations http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-dusts-6-month-old-study-push-internet-advertising-regulations <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/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     The Internet is making kids fat, and it’s time the government did something. That was the impression “American Morning” gave its January 25 audience with a report by Dr. Sanjay Gupta that neglected to give parents tips for supervising their children’s Internet usage, while lamenting a lack of government regulation.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-dusts-6-month-old-study-push-internet-advertising-regulations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government ad Advertising Candy Children Food game Internet junk kids obesity Regulation snack sugar tax website Thu, 25 Jan 2007 17:55:12 +0000 admin 25648 at http://www.mrc.org THE BEST NOTABLE QUOTABLES OF 2001 - Press Release - December 18, 2001 - Media Research Center http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/best-notable-quotables-2001-press-release-december-18-2001-media-research-center <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE BEST NOTABLE QUOTABLES OF 2001 </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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <span class="heading"><font color="#800000" size="4">THE BEST NOTABLE QUOTABLES OF 2001</font></span><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/best-notable-quotables-2001-press-release-december-18-2001-media-research-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division friend return website Tue, 18 Dec 2001 05:00:00 +0000 admin 3055 at http://www.mrc.org Bernard Goldbergs Bombshell Explodes - Press Release - December 03, 2001 - Media Research Center http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bernard-goldbergs-bombshell-explodes-press-release-december-03-2001-media-research-ce <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> WILL THE MEDIA TREAT THEIR OWN WHISTLEBLOWER WITH THE SAME RESPECT AS THEY TREAT OTHERS? </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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <span class="heading"><font color="#800000" size="4">WILL THE MEDIA TREAT THEIR OWN WHISTLEBLOWER WITH THE SAME RESPECT AS THEY TREAT OTHERS?</font></span><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bernard-goldbergs-bombshell-explodes-press-release-december-03-2001-media-research-ce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division friend return website Mon, 03 Dec 2001 05:00:00 +0000 admin 3053 at http://www.mrc.org MRC REPORT DOCUMENTS BIAS IN ABCs WAR COVERAGE - Press Release - November 07, 2001 - Media Research Center http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-report-documents-bias-abcs-war-coverage-press-release-november-07-2001-media-rese <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MRC REPORT DOCUMENTS BIAS IN ABCs WAR COVERAGE </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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <span class="heading"><font color="#800000" size="4">MRC REPORT DOCUMENTS BIAS IN ABCs WAR COVERAGE</font></span><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-report-documents-bias-abcs-war-coverage-press-release-november-07-2001-media-rese" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division friend return website Wed, 07 Nov 2001 05:00:00 +0000 admin 3051 at http://www.mrc.org