defense http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3376/all en As North Korea Threatens, New York Times Avoids Obama's Missile Defense Flip-Flop http://mrc.org/articles/north-korea-threatens-new-york-times-avoids-obamas-missile-defense-flip-flop <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>The<em> New York Times</em> story on the Pentagon's response to North Korea's latest belligerence led Saturday's paper -- "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/16/world/asia/us-to-bolster-missile-defense-against-north-korea.html?pagewanted=all">U.S. Is Expanding Missile Defenses On Pacific Coast</a>." But there was a key element missing.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/North_Korea.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="209" width="297" /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/north-korea-threatens-new-york-times-avoids-obamas-missile-defense-flip-flop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Bias by Omission David Sanger defense George W. Bush Martin Fackler Missile Defense North Korea Thom Shanker Mon, 18 Mar 2013 17:08:25 +0000 clay.waters 42941 at http://mrc.org NYTimes Passionately Defends Obama Nominee, 'War Hero' Chuck Hagel Despite Anti-Gay Remark http://mrc.org/articles/nytimes-passionately-defends-obama-nominee-war-hero-chuck-hagel-despite-anti-gay-remark <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>Former Republican senator Chuck Hagel was hailed as a brave Republican maverick and became a liberal media favorite during the George W. Bush years, for comparing the Iraq War to Vietnam and serving as a general thorn in the Republican president's side.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nytimes-passionately-defends-obama-nominee-war-hero-chuck-hagel-despite-anti-gay-remark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Chuck Hagel David Sanger defense Gays Mark Landler Scott Shane Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:14:52 +0000 clay.waters 42168 at http://mrc.org Obama's Chamber of Commerce Attack Falls Flat at the New York Times http://mrc.org/articles/obamas-chamber-commerce-attack-falls-flat-new-york-times <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Two reporters file separate stories dismissing the import of a left-wing attack on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for allegedly allowing foreign money to be used in U.S. elections, with one lamenting how a blog post can be picked up by &quot;like-minded groups and become political fodder.&quot; Like-minded groups like the Times own editorial page. </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>Not even the Times is sold on President Obama's latest desperate attack on his opponents, which he got straight from a left-wing blog. <br /><br />Two Times reporters, not generally known for their Republican sympathies, mounted an unusual defense of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's alleged foreign donations against an attack launched by ThinkProgress, a blog affiliated with the left-wing Center for American Progress. Too bad the Times editorial page didn't use similar skepticism before devoting its lead editorial October 6 to the group's baseless accusations.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/obamas-chamber-commerce-attack-falls-flat-new-york-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BarackObama ChamberofCommerce defense EricLichtblau ForeignDonations liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias PeterBaker TimesWatch Mon, 11 Oct 2010 19:45:00 +0000 admin 7872 at http://mrc.org Exhibit 2-6: The People and The Press, 2003 http://mrc.org/media-bias-101/exhibit-2-6-people-and-press-2003 <p>In the summer of 2003, Princeton Survey Research Associates conducted a <a href="http://people-press.org/reports/display.php3?ReportID=188" target="_blank">poll of 1,201 American adults </a>regarding the media for the Pew Research Center for The People &amp; The Press. They found that a majority (53 percent) of Americans regard the press as 'politically biased,' and most of those said the media tilted to the left.<br /><br /><strong>KEY FINDINGS</strong>:</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-bias-101/exhibit-2-6-people-and-press-2003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Bias 101 News Analysis Division bias defense ethics media Military Pew Research Center Poll public War on Terror Mon, 12 Oct 2009 13:51:00 +0000 admin 29247 at http://mrc.org CACI's London Makes Strong Defense of 'Good Name' http://mrc.org/commentary/cacis-london-makes-strong-defense-good-name <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 >     Truth, it is said, is the first casualty in war. CACI International Inc. Chairman of the Board Jack London found that out the hard way. His company went to Iraq to help the war effort. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/cacis-london-makes-strong-defense-good-name" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business AbuGhraib CACI contractor defense Iraq London prisoner profit profiteer Scandal Torture war Wed, 04 Jun 2008 20:57:54 +0000 admin 29725 at http://mrc.org Bad Company III http://mrc.org/special-reports/bad-company-iii <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/amy-menefee">Amy Menefee</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Businessmen are in every city and town in America.</p> <p> They make the tractors that harvest your food, the jewelry you wear and the electricity that makes our society run. They sell vegetables at your farmers' market and help you get connected to the World Wide Web. They give heart surgeons a place to work and kids a place to play after school.</p> <p> And whether you work for one of them, a non-profit, or the government, they pay for your job.</p> <p> What do they earn for all of their hard work? Abuse.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/bad-company-iii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 100 2005 2006 2007 abc abcs accused AIDS america american Americans april Arts average bad ballmer berresford big bill billion billions bmi brian broadcast buffett business businesses businessman businessmen case cbs cbss centers CEO CEOs charitable charity CNN collapse companies company comparison consumer consumers corporate coverage criminal criminals david defense didnt diversity Dobbs donating Donors dont economist education Enron evening executive explained fact fat foundation foundations Fox free freedom gas Gates generous gift giving global Goliath good greed half historic included industry jobs Journalists list Lou made make makes market melinda mentioned Microsoft million Mine money NBC negative networks news oil pay people percent philanthropists philanthropy portrayals portrayed positive president Press price prices private profit profits public ratio report reporter research rich run Shareholders showed shows small started stories story study sylvester tied tonight top universities viewpoint warming wasnt williams Women words work worker workers world worldcom wrote year years Wed, 26 Sep 2007 21:02:00 +0000 admin 30565 at http://mrc.org Covering Hillary's Right Flank http://mrc.org/articles/covering-hillarys-right-flank <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;The Republican National Committee&#039;s research staff members have already compiled a series of examples that they say show Mrs. Clinton at odds with military interests...General Keane...and other admirers of hers see these skeptical or critical portrayals of her as playing into false stereotypes.&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">The Times covered Hillary's right flank on defense issues on Tuesday's front page, with an entry from Hillary-beat reporter Patrick Healy, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/27/us/politics/27brass.html?pagewanted="all" " target="_self">Mindful of Past, Clinton Cultivates the Military</a>."</p><br /> <p>"Of all the early problems Bill Clinton faced as president, few stand out to Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton as more frustrating and avoidable than his rocky relationship with the military, her advisers say.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/covering-hillarys-right-flank" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign2008 congress defense Gays LabelingBias Military NewYorkTimes NYTimes PatrickHealy Sen.HillaryClinton TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Tue, 27 Mar 2007 18:40:00 +0000 admin 5493 at http://mrc.org ABC Pushes Democratic Complaints of Defense Crowding Out Domestic Spending http://mrc.org/articles/abc-pushes-democratic-complaints-defense-crowding-out-domestic-spending <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 >     With the president’s budget proposal arriving on Capitol Hill, ABC’s Charlie Gibson told viewers that the “massive new plan would squeeze domestic programs” and asked if Congress would “go along.” Reporting the story, ABC correspondent Jonathan Karl pushed liberal Democratic complaints about social spending, but failed to find conservatives to comment on the heavy cost of entitlements like Medicare.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-pushes-democratic-complaints-defense-crowding-out-domestic-spending" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government Budget conservative defense Democrat domestic federal liberal MediaBias president Republican Spending tax Tue, 06 Feb 2007 21:33:53 +0000 admin 25632 at http://mrc.org Jennings Stresses Unfavorable Parts of Pro-Bush Iraq Poll -- 12/18/2002 CyberAlert http://mrc.org/biasalerts/jennings-stresses-unfavorable-parts-pro-bush-iraq-poll-12182002-cyberalert <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> <font face="Arial"><b><br /> 1. </b></font> <a href="#1"><b>Jennings Stresses Unfavorable Parts of Pro-Bush Iraq Poll</b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/jennings-stresses-unfavorable-parts-pro-bush-iraq-poll-12182002-cyberalert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division border defense roberts Wed, 18 Dec 2002 05:00:00 +0000 33107 at http://mrc.org Exposing Williams' Anti-Missile Defense Bias http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/exposing-williams-anti-missile-defense-bias <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Future Nightly News Anchor&#039;s Cable Show Reported Every Missile Test Failure &amp; Ignored Every Success </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/fax1218.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1121134" title="fax1218.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><span class="normal"> </span>President Bush's decision to deploy the first ten anti-ballistic missile interceptors in Alaska prompted more network derision of the missile defense program on Tuesday. Peter Jennings typified the liberal spin, stressing the costs ("a multi-billion dollar system") while disparaging its capabilities ("even now it is unclear if it will work").</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/exposing-williams-anti-missile-defense-bias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division defense failed system Wed, 18 Dec 2002 05:00:00 +0000 admin 2768 at http://mrc.org CyberAlert -- 02/04/2002 -- Complaining About Budget Cuts http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-02042002-complaining-about-budget-cuts <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/2002/cyb20020204pf.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>Complaining About Budget Cuts; Bush "Conjuring Up an Enemy" to Justify</p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-02042002-complaining-about-budget-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Budget defense washington Mon, 04 Feb 2002 05:00:00 +0000 32926 at http://mrc.org General Dowd Goes To War - November 21, 2001 http://mrc.org/articles/general-dowd-goes-war-november-21-2001 <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><br /><br /><b>General Dowd Goes To War</b><b> by L. Brent Bozell III</b> Even the airplane-crash attacks of September 11 could not stop the cultural list-makers from constructing new lists of what's in and out. At the top of the "Out" list is the Age of Irony. After The Era of Detachment, the appeal of laughing at America from the heights of disdain seems instantly to have dried up.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/general-dowd-goes-war-november-21-2001" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch defense Sat, 03 Dec 2011 23:32:18 +0000 admin 4843 at http://mrc.org General Dowd Goes To War http://mrc.org/bozells-column/general-dowd-goes-war <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">Even the airplane-crash attacks of September 11 could not stop the cultural list-makers from constructing new lists of what's in and out. At the top of the "Out" list is the Age of Irony. After The Era of Detachment, the appeal of laughing at America from the heights of disdain seems instantly to have dried up.</span></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/general-dowd-goes-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division defense Wed, 21 Nov 2001 05:00:00 +0000 3854 at http://mrc.org CyberAlert -- 08/15/2001 -- Bush Trip Skipped http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-08152001-bush-trip-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/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/cyb20010815pf.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>Bush Trip Skipped; Gumbel and Couric Advocated on Behalf of Texas Murd</p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-08152001-bush-trip-skipped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division beazley couric defense gumbel Wed, 15 Aug 2001 04:00:00 +0000 32835 at http://mrc.org ABC Tries To Shoot Down Missile Defense http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/abc-tries-shoot-down-missile-defense <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> To Jennings, Stopping Missiles Is a Waste of Money, But Sawyer Is Afraid of More Dangerous World </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/fax0503.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1115173" title="fax0503.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><span class="normal"> According to Peter Jennings, the ABC anchor's e-mail box was "unusually crowded" on Wednesday morning. "Not sure why," he related in his usual afternoon e-mail to <i> World News Tonight</i> viewers, "though there was a lot of traffic on the subject of President Bush and missile defense."</span> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/abc-tries-shoot-down-missile-defense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division clanormal defense president system Thu, 03 May 2001 04:00:00 +0000 admin 2701 at http://mrc.org