GeorgeSoros http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/347/all en Soros-Funded Group Won’t Release Data to Economist Laffer http://mrc.org/articles/soros-funded-group-wont-release-data-economist-laffer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New study contradicts one from Soros-funded Center for Public Integrity. </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/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apparently “one of the country's oldest and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative news organizations” doesn’t believe in transparency, at least when dealing with economist Arthur Laffer, the “father of supply side economics.” What that meant was that the Soros-funded Center for Public Integrity was unwilling to share research it used in a hit job against the dental industry. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/soros-funded-group-wont-release-data-economist-laffer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Health center for public integrity dentists dollars and dentists GeorgeSoros Kool Smiles Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:15:14 +0000 dan.gainor 41342 at http://mrc.org How Dare Romney Say Obama Made Economy Worse: Reporters Rush to Prez's Defense http://mrc.org/articles/how-dare-romney-say-obama-made-economy-worse-reporters-rush-prezs-defense <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporters rush to Obama&#039;s defense: How dare Romney say Obama has made the economy worse! &quot;It was a dubious statement, because the unemployment rate fell to precisely what it was during Mr. Obama&#039;s first full month in office, February 2009, and nonideological economists agree that the stimulus actions taken by the administration and the Federal Reserve kept the recession from being worse.&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>New York Times reporters Trip Gabriel (pictured right) and Ashley Parker, who follow Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, respectively, teamed up for Saturday's report from Las Vegas, '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/04/us/politics/in-nevada-romney-aims-at-obama-while-gingrich-aims-at-romney.html?scp=1&sq=%E2%80%9CRepublican%20Candidates%20Wrangle%20Over%20Nevada&st=cse ">Republican Candidates Wrangle Over Nevada</a>," rushing to Obama's aide after a mild attack by Mitt Romney, and accused conservatives of carrying a 'caricature' image of lefty donor George Soros. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/how-dare-romney-say-obama-made-economy-worse-reporters-rush-prezs-defense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AshleyParker BarackObama Campaign2012 economy GeorgeSoros KochBrothers liberalmediabias MittRomney NewtGingrich NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch TripGabriel Mon, 06 Feb 2012 20:19:00 +0000 39041 at http://mrc.org CBS's Rose Scolds Newt: 'Why Are Drudge and Ann Coulter Attacking You?' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-rose-scolds-newt-why-are-drudge-and-ann-coulter-attacking-you <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/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="text-align: left;">On Monday's CBS This Morning, Charlie Rose hammered Newt Gingrich on the issue of the opposition his presidential campaign was receiving from some prominent conservatives: "<strong>Why are so many conservatives, including</strong>...<strong>Drudge and Ann Coulter, attacking you?</strong>" Rose also spotlighted how apparently "t<strong>here are those who say that you</strong> [Gingrich] <strong>are angry and you want to get even with Romney</strong>."<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-rose-scolds-newt-why-are-drudge-and-ann-coulter-attacking-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AnnCoulter BarackObama BiasAlert cbs CBSThisMorning CharlieRose GeorgeSoros liberalmediabias MattDrudge MittRomney NewtGingrich SarahPalin Mon, 30 Jan 2012 20:03:00 +0000 38971 at http://mrc.org Still No Leftist Labels for George Soros in Gushing Piece on His 'Generous Philanthropy' http://mrc.org/articles/still-no-leftist-labels-george-soros-gushing-piece-his-generous-philanthropy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Stephanie Strom again gushed over billionaire leftist George Soros without giving him an ideological label, and ignoring or glancing over past controversies financial and political: &quot;That ability to knit together disparate groups will come in handy at Open Society, where Mr. Soros may elect to support struggling scientists in Russia, as he did after the Soviet Union collapsed, using money he made shorting the British pound. Or he may choose to provide loan guarantees to spur the development of low-income housing in South Africa and money to endow the Central European University, which he founded.&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>New York Times reporter Stephanie Strom, who tracks foundation and charitable giving for the Times, gushed over George Soros in a story Wednesday on the new leader of 'his unconventional philanthropic empire': <a href=" http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/07/business/christopher-stone-to-lead-soros-open-society-foundations.html?scp=2&sq=stephanie%20strom&st=cse">'Criminal Justice Expert Expected to Lead Soros Foundations</a>.'</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/still-no-leftist-labels-george-soros-gushing-piece-his-generous-philanthropy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch GeorgeSoros liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias OpenSociety StephanieStrom TimesWatch Wed, 07 Dec 2011 19:43:00 +0000 38654 at http://mrc.org Ex-Girlfriend Accuses Leftist Billionaire Soros of Violence; NBC Carries Story But Omits His Politics http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/ex-girlfriend-accuses-leftist-billionaire-soros-violence-nbc-carries-story-omits-his-pol <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> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-08-12-NBC-Sorosreg.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="180" /></div> <p>NBC's Today show on Friday managed to avoid any ideological labels for a story on violence charges against the very liberal George Soros. Instead, reporter Mike Taibbi simply described him as "rich." In contrast, Good Morning America identified Soros as "liberal."<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/ex-girlfriend-accuses-leftist-billionaire-soros-violence-nbc-carries-story-omits-his-pol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert GeorgeSoros GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias NBC Today Fri, 12 Aug 2011 19:24:00 +0000 38029 at http://mrc.org Soros-Funded Media Toe Liberal Line in Debt Coverage http://mrc.org/articles/soros-funded-media-toe-liberal-line-debt-coverage <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>Coverage of the debt battle and ratings downgrade by Soros-funded media outlets followed the standard liberal line. Conservatives are blamed for blocking tax hikes, the ratings agency itself is called unreliable, and increased financial regulations are called for.</p> <br /> <p>Forget the House proposal of Cut Cap and Balance. Further spending cuts aren't even given the time of day among top Soros-funded news sites, unless they are being criticized. Increased taxes are the only option in their world.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/soros-funded-media-toe-liberal-line-debt-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Media debt downgrade GeorgeSoros S&P Wed, 10 Aug 2011 18:47:00 +0000 admin 27508 at http://mrc.org Glass Houses: Soros-Funded Alternet Accuses GOP of 'Treason' http://mrc.org/articles/glass-houses-soros-funded-alternet-accuses-gop-treason <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>Usually, it's easy to dismiss the moonbat ravings of the far left. But when liberals, always ready to indignantly accuse conservatives of "questioning my patriotism," start suggesting their political opponents are "committing treason," the hypocrisy merits notice. Doubly so when the allegation of treason is made on a website that takes money from George Soros.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/glass-houses-soros-funded-alternet-accuses-gop-treason" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy International Media alternet american anti called chamber clients committee dangerous democratic echochamber fund george GeorgeSoros GOP holds left Liberals libertas llc mediaconsortium men money national open order political position progressive public schecter society soros Treason world wrote Thu, 21 Jul 2011 20:34:00 +0000 admin 27512 at http://mrc.org David Koch Gives to Libertarians, But George Soros Is Nonpartisan? http://mrc.org/articles/david-koch-gives-libertarians-george-soros-nonpartisan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Double standards: Left-wing billionaire George Soros, nonpartisan? A Times photo caption reads &quot;David H. Koch, top, has given generously to a libertarian group, and George Soros has donated millions to other causes.&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> Friday's lead story by Stephanie Strom focused on an I.R.S. crackdown on politically motivated non-profits established by wealthy investors like the libertarian Koch brothers, and the left-wing George Soros: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/13/business/13gift.html?_r=1&scp=2&sq=stephanie%20strom&st=cse" target="_self">I.R.S. Sets Sights On Donors Gifts That Push Policy - Says Tax May Be Owed - Advocacy Groups Draw Scrutiny - A Rare Use of a Provision</a>." <br /><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/david-koch-gives-libertarians-george-soros-nonpartisan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch DavidKoch DoubleStandards GeorgeSoros LabelingBias liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias StephanieStrom TimesWatch Fri, 13 May 2011 19:30:00 +0000 admin 309 at http://mrc.org Soros Event Sets in Motion New Attacks on Dollar http://mrc.org/commentary/soros-event-sets-motion-new-attacks-dollar <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's been two weeks since George Soros bought himself a major economic conference designed to <a href="../../bmi/commentary/2011/Unreported_Soros_Event_Aims_to_Remake_Entire_Global_Economy.html">remake the entire global economy</a>. Just because the event received little major news attention, it still had an impact Americans might be reeling from for years.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/soros-event-sets-motion-new-attacks-dollar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business BrettonWoods dollar GeorgeSoros worldcurrency Thu, 21 Apr 2011 01:15:00 +0000 admin 29991 at http://mrc.org NY Times Again Covers Small Leftist Protest; Ignored Massive 'March for Life' 4 Years Running http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/ny-times-again-covers-small-leftist-protest-ignored-massive-march-life-4-years-running <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>While the New York Times has managed to ignore the tens of thousands that participate in the annual "March for Life" in Washington for <a href="http://www.mrc.org/timeswatch/articles/2011/20110125012838.aspx">four years running</a>, it reliably keeps up with left-wing rallies and boycotts, no matter how puny, including those that target conservative groups (and even restaurants like <a href="http://www.mrc.org/timeswatch/articles/2011/20110131014114.aspx">Chick-fil-A</a>).<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/ny-times-again-covers-small-leftist-protest-ignored-massive-march-life-4-years-running" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CommonCause DoubleStandards EricLichtblau GeorgeSoros IanLovett KochBrothers liberalmediabias MarchforLife Protests Tue, 01 Feb 2011 13:51:00 +0000 37291 at http://mrc.org Times Again Covers Small Leftist Protest; Ignored Massive 'March for Life' 4 Years Running http://mrc.org/articles/times-again-covers-small-leftist-protest-ignored-massive-march-life-4-years-running <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> After ignoring the conservative &quot;March for Life,&quot; the Times covers a lefty protest against a gathering by the conservative Koch brothers, accusing them of trying to influence American politics for the worst. Yet the Times fails to notice the protest itself was organized by a group funded by George Soros, a billionaire trying to influence American politics. </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> While the Times has managed to ignore the tens of thousands that participate in the annual "March for Life" in Washington for <a target="" href="/timeswatch/articles/2011/20110125012838.aspx">four years running</a>, it reliably keeps up with left-wing rallies and boycotts, no matter how puny, including those that target conservative groups (and even restaurants like <a target="" href="/timeswatch/articles/2011/20110131014114.aspx">Chick-fil-A</a>).<br /><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/times-again-covers-small-leftist-protest-ignored-massive-march-life-4-years-running" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch CommonCause DoubleStandards EricLichtblau GeorgeSoros IanLovett KochBrothers liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Protests TimesWatch Mon, 31 Jan 2011 19:25:00 +0000 admin 116 at http://mrc.org Media Expand Left-Wing Attack on Chamber of Commerce over 'Foreign' Contributions http://mrc.org/articles/media-expand-left-wing-attack-chamber-commerce-over-foreign-contributions <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>Liberals are so angry that conservatives are outspending them this election cycle, the president, MSNBC and left-wing bloggers have resorted to attacks on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/media-expand-left-wing-attack-chamber-commerce-over-foreign-contributions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business International 2008election ads anonymity campaign ChamberofCommerce contributions DNC Elections foreignmoney GeorgeSoros gibbs JonStewart KarlRove KeithOlbermann obama secrecy ThinkProgress tomdonohue Wed, 13 Oct 2010 20:28:00 +0000 admin 27060 at http://mrc.org Journos Slam Liberal 'Pro-Israel' Group for Lying About Soros Money http://mrc.org/articles/journos-slam-liberal-pro-israel-group-lying-about-soros-money <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 >You know things are bad when a liberal organization loses the journalists.</p> <br /> <p >On Friday, the Washington Times <a href="http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/sep/24/soros-funder-liberal-jewish-american-lobby/" />reported</a> that the dovish “pro-Israel” group <st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">J Street</st1:address></st1:street> had taken hundreds of thousands of dollars from controversial liberal philanthropist George Soros, after the organization had denied for years that Soros was a donor.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/journos-slam-liberal-pro-israel-group-lying-about-soros-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith GeorgeSoros Israel JStreet Zionism Mon, 27 Sep 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28874 at http://mrc.org News: Unlabeled Leftist George Soros Gives $100M to Unlabeled Anti-Israel Group http://mrc.org/articles/news-unlabeled-leftist-george-soros-gives-100m-unlabeled-anti-israel-group <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Stephanie Strom writes an entire favorable article about famous billionaire hedge-fund manager George Soros without mentioning his history of liberal giving and Bush-bashing. </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>On Tuesday, philanthropy correspondent Stephanie Strom <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/07/business/07gift.html?dbk">covered</a> a huge donation by billionaire hedge fund investor George Soros to the controversy-stained Human Rights Watch, but made no mention of Soros's history of left-wing giving or of the recent Nazi memorabilia-related controversy around Human Rights Watch.<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/news-unlabeled-leftist-george-soros-gives-100m-unlabeled-anti-israel-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch GeorgeSoros HumanRightsWatch LabelingBias liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias StephanieStrom TimesWatch Wed, 08 Sep 2010 17:28:00 +0000 admin 7798 at http://mrc.org Van Jones: 'Higher Energy Costs Are Unavoidable' http://mrc.org/articles/van-jones-higher-energy-costs-are-unavoidable <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 >The left continues to try to renovate Van Jones’ reputation. Jones, the former green jobs czar who disappeared from the White House in a late-night resignation after it was revealed he had signed a 9/11 Truther petition, is one of the headliners at the Hamptons Institute gathering of lefties this weekend.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/van-jones-higher-energy-costs-are-unavoidable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Energy Environment GeorgeSoros GlobalWarming green greenjobsczar VanJones Thu, 15 Jul 2010 20:27:42 +0000 admin 27177 at http://mrc.org