vermont http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3459/all en NBC Touts Vermonters Pining for Single-Payer Health Care Like Canadian Neighbors http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-touts-vermonters-pining-single-payer-health-care-canadian-neighbors <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> In a report for Sunday's NBC <em>Meet the Press</em>, correspondent Kevin Tibbles highlighted Vermont's effort "to push into unchartered waters and go further than ObamaCare." He explained the left-wing proposal: <strong>"Vermont's Democratic state government says it can deliver health care more efficiently and for less to every one of its 600,000 residents equally. All paid for with tax dollars to the tune of some $2 billion a year."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-07-27-NBC-MTP-Tibbles.mp3">the audio</a></em>]</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://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-touts-vermonters-pining-single-payer-health-care-canadian-neighbors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Canada Health Care Kevin Tibbles Meet the Press NBC single-payer vermont Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:02:06 +0000 kyle.drennen 46803 at http://mrc.org Silent Spring for Networks on Recent Same-Sex Marriage Decisions http://mrc.org/articles/silent-spring-networks-recent-same-sex-marriage-decisions <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 >Network news covered and even amplified the outrage of gay activists after <st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">California</st1:place></st1:state> voters banned same-sex marriage in last November's election. Now in the wake of three other states' and the District of <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Columbia</st1:city></st1:place>'s recent affirmations of gay marriage, the networks are strangely silent.  </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/silent-spring-networks-recent-same-sex-marriage-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education abc cbs Connecticut D.C. DanRather Maine Massachusetts NBC PeterJennings PeteWilliams Same-SexMarriage vermont Wed, 13 May 2009 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28682 at http://mrc.org 'Nightly News' Praises 'Victory' Over Home Depot http://mrc.org/articles/nightly-news-praises-victory-over-home-depot <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/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Eighty people in a <st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Vermont</st1:place></st1:state> town will soon be out of a job and residents will have lost access to a wide selection of less expensive hardware. NBC calls that a “great story.”</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nightly-news-praises-victory-over-home-depot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business AceHardware BrianWilliams Employment Goliath HomeDepot MikeTaibbi NBC NightlyNews True-Valuehardware vermont Thu, 08 May 2008 14:57:02 +0000 admin 26196 at http://mrc.org Howard Dean: Not a Fierce Liberal Force? http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/howard-dean-not-fierce-liberal-force <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Media Brand Vermont Governor &quot;Populist,&quot; &quot;Anti-War,&quot; and a Magnet for &quot;Middle-Class Resentment&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/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/fax0715.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1118793" title="fax0715.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p> Here's one sign the media are beginning to take Howard Dean's presidential campaign seriously. The "liberal" label has been dropped from coverage, and in some stories, denied. In this week's <i>Newsweek</i>, Howard Fineman never described Dean as liberal, but did find him on target: "As an early foe of war in Iraq, he made acerbic comments that now look prescient." Here are some other examples of the trend: </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/howard-dean-not-fierce-liberal-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division campaign liberal vermont Tue, 15 Jul 2003 04:00:00 +0000 admin 2800 at http://mrc.org CyberAlert -- 05/25/2001 -- Jeffords: "Principle Over Party" http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-05252001-jeffords-principle-over-party <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/cyb20010525pf.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>Jeffords: "Principle Over Party"; Vermonters "Socially Conscious"; Bro</p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-05252001-jeffords-principle-over-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division jeffords liberal Republican vermont Fri, 25 May 2001 04:00:00 +0000 32790 at http://mrc.org