matthews http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3484/all en MSNBC's UnCivil War on the Right http://mrc.org/eye-culture/msnbcs-uncivil-war-right <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>MSNBC's new slogan may be "Lean Forward," but the brazenly left-wing cable network does a lot of looking back - to the 1860s.</p> <br /> <p>April 12, 2011, will mark the 150<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the bombardment of Ft. Sumter in South Carolina - the beginning of the American Civil War. As Americans observe this milestone, they'll hear a lot of words they only vaguely remember from U.S. History class - terms like "secession," "states rights," "nullification," "contraband," or "Dred Scott."</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/eye-culture/msnbcs-uncivil-war-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eye on Culture MRC Culture confederate matthews olbermann seceion states Mon, 11 Apr 2011 15:51:00 +0000 admin 31525 at http://mrc.org What Do 49 Percent Approve of? http://mrc.org/commentary/what-do-49-percent-approve <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>I'm a marketing guy. I'm good at it, and if need be, I can figure out how to sell shaved ice cones to Eskimos or pig manure to pig farmers. But I usually prefer devoting my talents to worthy products and services that benefit consumers. For that reason, I feel sorry for the present White House Press Secretary, humiliated by the product he has to go out and sell.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/what-do-49-percent-approve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business care crows ESPN farmers guy head health hillary imagine Libya marketing matthews obama people percent pig present president Press produced product promise put scarecrows sell told week white work worse Wed, 23 Mar 2011 19:03:00 +0000 admin 29998 at http://mrc.org Tea Partiers Boycott MSNBC Advertisers Over 'Slanderous' Documentary http://mrc.org/articles/tea-partiers-boycott-msnbc-advertisers-over-slanderous-documentary <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 >Some Tea Party leaders are calling for conservatives to boycott MSNBC's advertisers, after the network ran a documentary on June 16 that they say unfairly slandered the movement.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/tea-partiers-boycott-msnbc-advertisers-over-slanderous-documentary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education Documentary freedomworks matthews Thu, 17 Jun 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 29001 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Shuster Claims He's Balanced, Blasts 'Partisan' MRC --4/14/2009 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-shuster-claims-hes-balanced-blasts-partisan-mrc-4142009 <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>MSNBC's Shuster Claims He's Balanced, Blasts 'Partisan' MRC </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-shuster-claims-hes-balanced-blasts-partisan-mrc-4142009" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division matthews Tue, 14 Apr 2009 04:00:00 +0000 34556 at http://mrc.org New Yorker Editor: Rush Limbaugh 'Very Similar' to Bull Connor --2/19/2009 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/new-yorker-editor-rush-limbaugh-very-similar-bull-connor-2192009 <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>New Yorker Editor: Rush Limbaugh 'Very Similar' to Bull Connor </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/new-yorker-editor-rush-limbaugh-very-similar-bull-connor-2192009" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division matthews Thu, 19 Feb 2009 05:00:00 +0000 34517 at http://mrc.org The Year of Leg Thrills http://mrc.org/bozells-column/year-leg-thrills <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>Sean Hannity marks 2008 as the year journalism died. But it could just as easily be the year journalism felt a thrill going up its leg. That Chris Matthews announcement in February, that a Barack Obama speech caused him a mild ecstasy, represented the everyday "mainstream" media view. Reporters didn't so much produce "news" during this election year as they tried to make a sale. Every story seemed to say "You know you want Obama."</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/year-leg-thrills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division facetimes fontppfont matthews sizefontppfont solomon Tue, 23 Dec 2008 05:00:00 +0000 4560 at http://mrc.org MSNBC Anchor Frets: Why Hasn't Obama's Election Ended Terrorism? --12/2/2008 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-anchor-frets-why-hasnt-obamas-election-ended-terrorism-1222008 <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>MSNBC Anchor Frets: Why Hasn't Obama's Election Ended Terrorism? </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-anchor-frets-why-hasnt-obamas-election-ended-terrorism-1222008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division matthews Tue, 02 Dec 2008 05:00:00 +0000 34467 at http://mrc.org A 'Thrilled' Matthews Toasts with Ellen: 'To Barack Obama!' --11/21/2008 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/thrilled-matthews-toasts-ellen-barack-obama-11212008 <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>A 'Thrilled' Matthews Toasts with Ellen: 'To Barack Obama!' </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/thrilled-matthews-toasts-ellen-barack-obama-11212008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division matthews Fri, 21 Nov 2008 05:00:00 +0000 34463 at http://mrc.org Palin 'Didn't Embarrass Herself,' Upset Didn't Answer --10/3/2008 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/palin-didnt-embarrass-herself-upset-didnt-answer-1032008 <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> A Surprise Palin 'Didn't Embarrass Herself,' Upset Didn't Answer </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/palin-didnt-embarrass-herself-upset-didnt-answer-1032008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Debate matthews Fri, 03 Oct 2008 04:00:00 +0000 34429 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Doomed 'Experimnet' http://mrc.org/bozells-column/msnbcs-doomed-experimnet <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> The executive suite at MSNBC is the last hardened corner of America to concede that maybe Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews are nowhere close to the textbook definition of detached, "straight news" anchor. Their decision to abandon what was tenderly called their anchoring "experiment" only acknowledges that the idea was a bust: MSNBC was regularly coming in dead last among the commercial cable-news and broadcast-news network covering the conventions.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/msnbcs-doomed-experimnet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division facetimes fontppfont matthews olbermann sizefontppfont Wed, 10 Sep 2008 04:00:00 +0000 4546 at http://mrc.org MRC Press Release - HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER HOYER LATEST DEMOCRAT TO ADMIT TO SEEKING RETURN OF THE FAIRNESS DOCTRINE http://mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-press-release-house-majority-leader-hoyer-latest-democrat-admit-seeking-return--4 <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> <a href="http://www.referralblast.com/cs/med/med1.asp" onclick="window.open('http://www.referralblast.com/cs/med/med1.asp?url=' + location.href,'medWnd','width=285,height=460,scrollbars=yes,menubar=no,resizable=yes'); return false;" target="_blank" onMouseOver="window.status='Click here to tell a friend about this site'; return true;" onMouseOut="window.status=''; return true;"><img src="/images/referralblast/rn-spa-c.gif" border="0" alt="Tell a friend about this site" width="118" height="23" /></a> <!- referralblast.com website promotion tool tell a friend ends here -> </!-><p><a href="http://mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-press-release-house-majority-leader-hoyer-latest-democrat-admit-seeking-return--4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division finally friend matthews olbermann Mon, 08 Sep 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 3261 at http://mrc.org Matthews: Racist West Virginians Decided in 1957 to Oppose Obama --5/14/2008 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/matthews-racist-west-virginians-decided-1957-oppose-obama-5142008 <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>Matthews: Racist West Virginians Decided in 1957 to Oppose Obama </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/matthews-racist-west-virginians-decided-1957-oppose-obama-5142008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division matthews Wed, 14 May 2008 04:00:00 +0000 34332 at http://mrc.org CBS Condemns Anti-Obama Ad as Proof Campaign Getting 'Nastier' --4/24/2008 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-condemns-anti-obama-ad-proof-campaign-getting-nastier-4242008 <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 Condemns Anti-Obama Ad as Proof Campaign Getting 'Nastier' </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-condemns-anti-obama-ad-proof-campaign-getting-nastier-4242008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division barack matthews Thu, 24 Apr 2008 04:00:00 +0000 34318 at http://mrc.org Obamaholics Unanimous http://mrc.org/bozells-column/obamaholics-unanimous <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> Now that Barack Obama is closing in on the Democratic nomination, some are wondering whether the media will be tougher in their coverage. There's a better question: is it possible to be any softer? The media writ large have been sounding like they're covering a messiah more than a man. So was Hillary Clinton right to complain that Barack Obama has been more celebrated rather than vetted? </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/obamaholics-unanimous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division facetimes fontppfont matthews obamas sizefontppfont Tue, 04 Mar 2008 05:00:00 +0000 4518 at http://mrc.org Matthews: Huckabee & Thompson 'Fanatics,' Obama 'Really Cool' --1/18/2008 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/matthews-huckabee-thompson-fanatics-obama-really-cool-1182008 <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>Matthews: Huckabee & Thompson 'Fanatics,' Obama 'Really Cool' </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/matthews-huckabee-thompson-fanatics-obama-really-cool-1182008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division matthews people Fri, 18 Jan 2008 05:00:00 +0000 34254 at http://mrc.org