sawyer http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3236/all en SPUN-employment http://mrc.org/bias-numbers/spun-employment <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><strong>Spinning the Numbers When Conservatives in Charge: </strong>During the year leading up to the 2005-06 mid-term elections, the economy was strong and unemployment never went above 5 percent. That wasn’t how the media reported it. Negative reports and stories spun negatively accounted for 58 percent of the stories (38 out of 65).</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-numbers/spun-employment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bias by the Numbers MRC Business 2005 2006 2009 2010 added anchor anthony bad BarackObama biasbythenumbers bush cbs correspondent created dec economic economy Elections Employment evening explained GeorgeW.Bush gibson good growth House job jobs Journalists mason mid month NBC negative news numbers percent period positive rate report reports results sawyer september shows spun spunemployment stories story term things thompson unemployment white williams year years Thu, 28 Oct 2010 00:24:00 +0000 admin 29507 at http://mrc.org ABC Continues Plugging Obama's Health Care Plan http://mrc.org/articles/abc-continues-plugging-obamas-health-care-plan <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/sarah-knoploh">Sarah Knoploh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On the June 22 “Good Morning <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">America</st1:country-region></st1:place>,” ABC gave a preview of what its “<a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/HealthCare/story?id=7845403"></a>Questions for the President: Prescription for America Health Care” special on June 24 will be like: unbalanced interviews and softball questions for the administration. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-continues-plugging-obamas-health-care-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government Health abc cantor GoodMorningAmerica healthcare roberts sawyer Mon, 22 Jun 2009 17:33:04 +0000 admin 26733 at http://mrc.org Olbermann Admits He Only Listens to Rush When Forced to on Toilet --5/23/2007 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/olbermann-admits-he-only-listens-rush-when-forced-toilet-5232007 <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>Olbermann Admits He Only Listens to Rush When Forced to on Toilet </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/olbermann-admits-he-only-listens-rush-when-forced-toilet-5232007" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division sawyer Wed, 23 May 2007 04:00:00 +0000 34140 at http://mrc.org Gassing Up http://mrc.org/media-myths/gassing <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/2007/Gassing_Up_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-myths/gassing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 2005 2006 2007 abc america analysts april asked average bad barrel business California cbs cbss cents claim day didnt evening expert gallon gas gasoline good high higher highest hobson Hurricane increase jan Journalists july Kloza market mason morning national NBC nbcs network networks news nightly oil percent predict Predictions price prices regular relied report reporter Reporters sawyer show states stories story supply tax taxes warned world worse Wed, 09 May 2007 20:56:00 +0000 admin 30115 at http://mrc.org ABC Attacks Reparative Therapy for Homosexuals http://mrc.org/articles/abc-attacks-reparative-therapy-homosexuals <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/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Diane Sawyer spent nearly seven minutes of <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Good Morning <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">America</st1:place></st1:country-region>'s </i>April 23 broadcast attacking religious-based reparative therapy for people struggling with homosexual desires.  </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-attacks-reparative-therapy-homosexuals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education emempp sawyer Wed, 25 Apr 2007 04:00:00 +0000 admin 27853 at http://mrc.org ABC, Apple-Polisher for Autocrats http://mrc.org/bozells-column/abc-apple-polisher-autocrats <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> Never try to say ABC anchor Diane Sawyer hasn't been tough on oppressors. In one interview in 1998, she stared one in the face and said, "You've been compared to Saddam Hussein. Nero. To Torquemada, who was head of the Inquisition." </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/abc-apple-polisher-autocrats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division dictator facetimes fontppfont sawyer sizefontppfont Wed, 07 Feb 2007 05:00:00 +0000 4408 at http://mrc.org With Another Candidate, Stephanopoulos Calls for Gas Tax Hike --1/22/2007 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/another-candidate-stephanopoulos-calls-gas-tax-hike-1222007 <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>With Another Candidate, Stephanopoulos Calls for Gas Tax Hike </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/another-candidate-stephanopoulos-calls-gas-tax-hike-1222007" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division sawyer Mon, 22 Jan 2007 05:00:00 +0000 34066 at http://mrc.org Cafferty Unleashes Tirade on View "We Were Lied To" Pre Iraq War --11/2/2005 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cafferty-unleashes-tirade-view-we-were-lied-pre-iraq-war-1122005 <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>Cafferty Unleashes Tirade on View "We Were Lied To" Pre Iraq War </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cafferty-unleashes-tirade-view-we-were-lied-pre-iraq-war-1122005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division border sawyer Wed, 02 Nov 2005 05:00:00 +0000 33803 at http://mrc.org CBS Wails: "With Only $400 Billion to Spend"; NBC Rues Tax Cut --6/25/2003 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-wails-only-400-billion-spend-nbc-rues-tax-cut-6252003 <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>CBS Wails: "With Only $400 Billion to Spend"; NBC Rues Tax Cut </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-wails-only-400-billion-spend-nbc-rues-tax-cut-6252003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division sawyer Wed, 25 Jun 2003 04:00:00 +0000 33232 at http://mrc.org CyberAlert -- 08/29/2001 -- Holiday Gas Price Scam http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-08292001-holiday-gas-price-scam <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/2001/cyb20010829pf.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>Holiday Gas Price Scam; CBS Conceded False SS Fears; Condit Unlabeled,</p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-08292001-holiday-gas-price-scam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division clinton sawyer security surplus Wed, 29 Aug 2001 04:00:00 +0000 32844 at http://mrc.org Will Jesse's Love Child Hurt Our Cause? http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/will-jesses-love-child-hurt-our-cause <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC Had No Criticism For Reverend&#039;s Sex with Employee, But Worried About Impact on Liberals </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/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</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/fax118.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1084706" title="fax118.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><span class="normal"> When Jesse Jackson released a statement today acknowledging he had fathered a 20-month-old girl out of wedlock with Rainbow Coalition employee Karin Stanford, ABC's <i> Good Morning America</i> had no condemnation of his behavior. Instead, they worried about the political consequences, how Jackson's stepping out of the public eye would hurt the liberals.</span> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/will-jesses-love-child-hurt-our-cause" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division clanormal jackson sawyer supporters Thu, 18 Jan 2001 05:00:00 +0000 admin 2688 at http://mrc.org CyberAlert -- 01/12/2001 -- Harris "Completely Inflexible" http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-01122001-harris-completely-inflexible <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/2001/cyb20010112pf.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>Harris "Completely Inflexible"; Norton's States' Rights Distorted; Ash</p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-01122001-harris-completely-inflexible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ashcroft rights sawyer states Fri, 12 Jan 2001 05:00:00 +0000 32713 at http://mrc.org ABC'S DIANE SAWYER CAN'T SPOT NON-VOTES, BUT PRAISES THOSE WHO CAN http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/abcs-diane-sawyer-cant-spot-non-votes-praises-those-who-can <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FLORIDA DIMPLE-SPOTTERS ARE DOING &quot;PHENOMENAL WORK&quot; </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/qt1122.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1110684" title="qt1122.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><span class="normal"> - </span>Racing through the numerical options for a Gore victory this morning, ABC's Political Analyst George Stephanopoulos announced on Wednesday's <i> Good Morning America</i> that his Democratic sources estimate that if a "looser standard" of counting votes is allowed in Florida, Al Gore would finally achieve a lead of a couple of hundred votes. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/abcs-diane-sawyer-cant-spot-non-votes-praises-those-who-can" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division sawyer Wed, 22 Nov 2000 05:00:00 +0000 admin 2674 at http://mrc.org CyberAlert -- 10/10/2000 -- Sawyer Took on O'Reilly's Slant http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-10102000-sawyer-took-oreillys-slant <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>Sawyer Took on O'Reilly's Slant; Bush Vs. Texas Tots; Charles Grodin Joins 60 Minutes II Tonight</b><b> -- Back to today's <a href="http://www.mrc.org/cyberalerts/2000/cyb20001010.asp"><i>CyberAlert</i></a></b></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-10102000-sawyer-took-oreillys-slant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division clinton people sawyer social Tue, 10 Oct 2000 04:00:00 +0000 32623 at http://mrc.org Right-Leaning Talkers Shock Morning TV http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/right-leaning-talkers-shock-morning-tv <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC&#039;s Diane Sawyer Challenged Fox&#039;s Bill O&#039;Reilly, While NBC Balanced Limbaugh with Begala </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/fax1010.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1117170" title="fax1010.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><span class="normal">Do TV news stars really believe that everything they do is fair and balanced? Two weeks ago, ABC's Diane Sawyer used <i> Good Morning America</i> to preen over Winifred Skinner and her sob story of having to scavenge for cans to afford her prescriptions, an imploding story promoted by the Gore campaign. But today Sawyer was shocked Fox News talk show host Bill O'Reilly forwarded opinions on television in an interview to promote his new book <i> The O'Reilly Factor</i>. (See box.) </span> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/right-leaning-talkers-shock-morning-tv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division george limbaugh oreilly sawyer Tue, 10 Oct 2000 04:00:00 +0000 admin 2651 at http://mrc.org