FelipeCalderon http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3592/all en CBS's Greenberg Blames America for Mexican Drug Cartels, Claims All Guns Come from U.S. http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-greenberg-blames-america-mexican-drug-cartels-claims-all-guns-come-us <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-11-12-CBS-EN-Greenberg.jpg" /></div><p>On Friday's CBS Evening News, travel editor Peter Greenberg filed a report in which, without challenge, he passed on Mexican President Felipe Calderon's charge that America is "the key part of the problem" of drug cartels in his country. And, even though the overwhelming majority of guns seized from Mexican drug cartels are known to originate from countries outside the U.S., Greenberg seemed to claim that all were bought in the U.S. Greenberg:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-greenberg-blames-america-mexican-drug-cartels-claims-all-guns-come-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert cbs Drugs EveningNews FelipeCalderon Guns liberalmediabias mexico PeterGreenberg Sun, 14 Nov 2010 21:57:00 +0000 36951 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Protest Arizona's Immigration Law With Cameras and Microphones http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/networks-protest-arizonas-immigration-law-cameras-and-microphones <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Study: By Almost 10 to 1, ABC, CBS, and NBC Stories Support Amnesty for Illegal Aliens in Arizona </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 style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-04-30-NBC-NN-Williams.jpg" width="240" height="179" /></div><p>The TV networks have aggressively demonstrated their dislike of Arizona's state law "cracking down on illegal immigrants," a law that "pits neighbor against neighbor." An MRC review of morning and evening news programs on ABC, CBS, and NBC from April 23 to July 25 found <strong>the networks have aired 120 stories with an almost ten-to-one tilt against the Arizona law (77 negative, 35 neutral, 8 positive).</strong> <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/networks-protest-arizonas-immigration-law-cameras-and-microphones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division Arizona FelipeCalderon immigration MichelleObama Wed, 28 Jul 2010 15:00:00 +0000 admin 3003 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Touts Calderon's 'Sharp Words' Swipe at U.S. for Inadequate Gun Laws http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-touts-calderons-sharp-words-swipe-us-inadequate-gun-laws <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 style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-05-20-ABC-WNDS-Sawyersharp.jpg" height="179" width="240" /></div><p>With "Sharp Words" forming the on-screen graphic, ABC anchor Diane Sawyer on Thursday night championed the domestic gun control argument espoused by a foreign leader trying to shift the blame for his nation's criminal activity, a remark neither CBS nor NBC found newsworthy:<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-touts-calderons-sharp-words-swipe-us-inadequate-gun-laws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sWorldNews BiasAlert dianesawyer FelipeCalderon Guns LatinAmerica liberalmediabias mexico Fri, 21 May 2010 00:50:00 +0000 36127 at http://www.mrc.org