control http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3164/all en The Speech I Skipped http://www.mrc.org/commentary/speech-i-skipped <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-kennedy">Dan Kennedy</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mr. President, I did not see or hear your speech outlining your budget and solutions to the monstrously multiplying deficit and out of control spending, delivered in the middle of the day on April 13, 2011. Because, like most Americans, I was <em>working</em>.</p> <p>Maybe you are unaware that people work. Maybe you intended for your speech to be heard only by your core constituency: the unemployed, chronically unemployed and welfare recipients at home on a work day watching TV and the liberal news media.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/speech-i-skipped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business affluent billion broke business control create cut debt dollar employ funding government hear invest money office order owners people refuse Speech spend taxes unemployed work working Wed, 20 Apr 2011 21:34:00 +0000 admin 29992 at http://www.mrc.org Left, Media Again Shooting Off Their Mouths About Guns http://www.mrc.org/commentary/left-media-again-shooting-their-mouths-about-guns <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>It was inevitable. After spending several days following the Tucson massacre working to curtail the 1<sup>st</sup> Amendment, the left and the media are now targeting the 2<sup>nd</sup>. As always, they have help from either those legitimately concerned for their safety or others trying to scavenge political points from the dead and wounded.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/left-media-again-shooting-their-mouths-about-guns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business control industry Shooting Wed, 12 Jan 2011 21:54:00 +0000 admin 30042 at http://www.mrc.org Scientific American Proposes Global Warming Solution: Birth Control through Contraception and Safe Abortion http://www.mrc.org/articles/scientific-american-proposes-global-warming-solution-birth-control-through-contraception-an <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>The use of birth control has been an issue debated by ethicists in the United States for over a century. Until now, it’s been a moral issue, and few mainstream voices ever advocated the use of birth control for environmental reasons.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/scientific-american-proposes-global-warming-solution-birth-control-through-contraception-an" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Education Environment Family International 2050 abortions atmosphere baby biello billion birth called carbon climate consumption contraception control greenhouse growth issue methods paul people planning population pringle safe scientific significantly Women world worlds year Fri, 15 Oct 2010 23:57:00 +0000 admin 27057 at http://www.mrc.org The Great Newspaper Bailout http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-newspaper-bailout <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/bmi-staff">BMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's a maxim of journalism that newspapers are supposed to '<em>comfort the afflicted and afflict</em><em> </em>the comfortable<em>.</em>' Yet there are few industries more afflicted by problems than the news business, and some journalists and their supporters on the left are flexing political muscle to find more than a little comfort.</p> <br /> <p>And they certainly do need comfort. Nearly everywhere they turn, the news is bad.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-newspaper-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2008 2009 american angeles antitrust april asked assistance Bailout BBC big bill billion billions broadband broadcasting business called CEO commission communities congress congressional continue control create daily direct dollars editor executive FCC federal financial foundation free fund funded funding future government group hearing idea including increase industry information institute Intervention involved involvement issue john journalism Journalists law left liberal los made major make model money nation national nations news newspaper newspapers NPR obama online organizations outlets PBS people percent piece post postal president Press print problems profit public publisher publishers recent remain report Review seeking society sort state subsidies subsidy support tax testimony told top urged washington wrote year years Wed, 04 Nov 2009 21:23:00 +0000 admin 30576 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Rues: 'Politicians & Gun Control: Why Aren't They Outraged?' --4/23/2007 http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-rues-politicians-gun-control-why-arent-they-outraged-4232007 <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> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p> <b><font face="Arial"> <br /> </font> </b><b>1.</b> <a href="#1"><b>ABC Rues: 'Politicians & Gun Control: Why Aren't They Outraged?' </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-rues-politicians-gun-control-why-arent-they-outraged-4232007" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division control Virginia Mon, 23 Apr 2007 04:00:00 +0000 34121 at http://www.mrc.org Hugo The Boss http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/hugo-boss <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><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/mediamyths/2006/Hugo_The_Boss_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p> <br /> <p>Oil prices began to spike in 2005 and the news media eagerly criticized the “greed” of oil companies and their executives. Reporters complained about “jaw-dropping profits” or that oil firms were “taking spending money out of our pockets and making the country poorer.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/hugo-boss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 1998 2002 2004 2005 2006 abc abcs abuses america american americas anchor anti april article aug big bill billion broadcast bush business called castro cbs chavez chavezs chief Citgo comments companies company complained control country coup coverage covered critic cut danger dec democratic dictator didnt efforts energy evening executives explained Exxon fact feb Fidel firm foreign found free front fuel gasoline gave good government heating House Hugo human included including independence industry information john Judiciary Kerry largest leader leaning left leftist made mentioned morning nation nations NBC network networks news nightly oct office oil owned people percent piece political politics poor power president profit profits protest put recently referred report reported reporter Reporters reports revolution rights security showed states stories story taking term threat Threats Today tonight united Venezuela venezuelan venezuelas viewers violations wasnt week world year years york Wed, 01 Mar 2006 20:43:00 +0000 admin 30108 at http://www.mrc.org Hugo The Boss: Executive Summary http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/hugo-boss-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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/mediamyths/2006/Hugo_The_Boss.html">See Full Report</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/hugo-boss-executive-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 1998 acknowledged anti chavez chavezs Citgo control democratic Hugo john Kerry looked mention networks oil percent politics rights states stories story threat united Venezuela Wed, 01 Mar 2006 20:41:00 +0000 admin 30109 at http://www.mrc.org SUPERSIZED BIAS II http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/supersized-bias-ii <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><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2004/SUPERSIZED_BIAS_II_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/supersized-bias-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business abc abcs activists advocacy american Americans analysis anti article asked association august blame bmi business buss called calories CDC center childhood Children choices cited classified comments companies concept consumer consumers control corporate coverage criticism CSPI Debate Diet discussed disease Epidemic fair fast fat Food foods free freedom funded government group groups hasnt health healthier healthy horovitz Improvement individual individuals industry institute interest issue issues june kids latest loss made major marion market McDonalds mckenzie medical national Nestle news Nutrition nwwashington obese obesity offered options overweight people percent personal piece points presented previous problem products public put question report reporter reporting responsibility restaurant result risk Science sellers september snack solution solutions sound Statistics stories story studies study tax university weight year york Tue, 14 Dec 2004 02:58:00 +0000 admin 30537 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 05/15/2000 -- Moms Vs. "Powerful" NRA http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-05152000-moms-vs-powerful-nra <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> <div> <table border="0" cellspacing="1" width="80%"> <tr> <td width="50%"><a href="http://www.mrc.org/printer/cyberalerts/2000/cyb20000515pf.asp"><img border="0" src="http://www.mrc.org/images/printfriendly.jpg" alt="Printer Friendly Version" align="left" /></a></td> <td width="50%"></td> </tr> </table> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p>Moms Vs. "Powerful" NRA; Why Not Total Gun Ban? SUVs the "Meanest"</p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-05152000-moms-vs-powerful-nra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division colorffffff control million Mon, 15 May 2000 04:00:00 +0000 32512 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 03/16/2000 -- CBS "Reality Check" on "Carnage" Condoned by NRA http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03162000-cbs-reality-check-carnage-condoned-nra <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> <div> <table border="0" cellspacing="1" width="80%"> <tr> <td width="50%"><a href="http://www.mrc.org/printer/cyberalerts/2000/cyb20000316pf.asp"><img border="0" src="http://www.mrc.org/images/printfriendly.jpg" alt="Printer Friendly Version" align="left" /></a></td> <td width="50%"></td> </tr> </table> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p>CBS "Reality Check" on "Carnage" Condoned by NRA; Brokaw's Hero: Pataki</p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03162000-cbs-reality-check-carnage-condoned-nra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division clinton control Fundraising political president Thu, 16 Mar 2000 05:00:00 +0000 32476 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 03/03/2000 -- Hsia Shunned http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03032000-hsia-shunned <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> <div> <table border="0" cellspacing="1" width="80%"> <tr> <td width="50%"><a href="http://www.mrc.org/printer/cyberalerts/2000/cyb20000303pf.asp"><img border="0" src="http://www.mrc.org/images/printfriendly.jpg" alt="Printer Friendly Version" align="left" /></a></td> <td width="50%"></td> </tr> </table> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p>Hsia Shunned; "Gun Control Roaring Back"; Jay Nicer Than Dave?</p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-03032000-hsia-shunned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division clinton congre control mccain Fri, 03 Mar 2000 05:00:00 +0000 32468 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 11/04/1999 -- CBS Pushed Gun Control Again; Gumbel Denounced Entrepreneural "Greed" http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-11041999-cbs-pushed-gun-control-again-gumbel-denounced-entrepreneural-greed <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> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p><big><big><strong>CBS Pushed Gun Control Again; Gumbel Denounced Entrepreneural "Greed"</strong></big></big></p> <p><a href="#1">1) Wednesday night CBS's Diana Olick lamented: "In the year of Columbine and Conyers, Georgia is there a very strong possibility that this Congress will not pass any new gun legislation?"</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-11041999-cbs-pushed-gun-control-again-gumbel-denounced-entrepreneural-greed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division control gumbel workplace Thu, 04 Nov 1999 05:00:00 +0000 32413 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 08/17/1999 -- ABC's GOP Analyst: Stephanopoulos; NRA Doesn't Care If Kids Die http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-08171999-abcs-gop-analyst-stephanopoulos-nra-doesnt-care-if-kids-die <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> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p><big><big><strong>ABC's GOP Analyst: Stephanopoulos; NRA Doesn't Care If Kids Die</strong></big></big></p> <p><a href="#1">1) Overhype of the straw poll? Not on Monday. Just seconds in the evening for Alexander's withdrawal. The morning shows focused on Columbine with Today spending more time with a teen who mowed state capitol lawns than on analyzing the straw poll.</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-08171999-abcs-gop-analyst-stephanopoulos-nra-doesnt-care-if-kids-die" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division columbine control george percent Tue, 17 Aug 1999 04:00:00 +0000 32380 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 07/13/1999 -- PBS Finds FNC Biased; Limbaugh as Model; Soccer Team Too Sexy? http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-07131999-pbs-finds-fnc-biased-limbaugh-model-soccer-team-too-sexy <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> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p><big><big><strong>PBS Finds FNC Biased; Limbaugh as Model; Soccer Team Too Sexy?</strong></big></big></p> <p><a href="#1">1) The networks gave a warm reception to the NAACP's lawsuit against gun manufacturers as it led CBS Monday night. NBC's Lisa Myers countered GOP concerns on HMO reform, contending that in Texas "those horror stories have not come true."</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-07131999-pbs-finds-fnc-biased-limbaugh-model-soccer-team-too-sexy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division control morning president Soccer Tue, 13 Jul 1999 04:00:00 +0000 32360 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 06/17/1999 -- Gore Concern for Clinton Behavior Undisputed; Hillary's Religious Side http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-06171999-gore-concern-clinton-behavior-undisputed-hillarys-religious-side <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> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p><big><big><strong>Gore Concern for Clinton Behavior Undisputed; Hillary's Religious Side</strong></big></big></p> <p><a href="#1">1) Wednesday night the networks all highlighted how Al Gore emphasized "family values" and is distancing himself from Clinton, but only CBS challenged him about standing by Clinton until now.</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-06171999-gore-concern-clinton-behavior-undisputed-hillarys-religious-side" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division control family people Thu, 17 Jun 1999 04:00:00 +0000 32347 at http://www.mrc.org