RobertNovak http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3733/all en Olbermann Ignores Fmr 'Worst Person' Novak's Death, Once Suggested Will Go to Hell http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/olbermann-ignores-fmr-worst-person-novaks-death-once-suggested-will-go-hell <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="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2005-06-30-MSNBC-CWO-Novakw.jpg" /></div><p>Even though conservative columnist Robert Novak was talked about and attacked many times on MSNBC's Countdown show - especially as host Keith Olbermann frequently devoted time to the Valerie Plame case - the MSNBC host did not take time this week to report on Novak's passing.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/olbermann-ignores-fmr-worst-person-novaks-death-once-suggested-will-go-hell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert JoelMcHale JosephWilson KeithOlbermann liberalmediabias RobertNovak ValeriePlame Fri, 21 Aug 2009 15:20:00 +0000 35008 at http://mrc.org Baltimore Sun's Zurawik: Novak 'a Very Dark Force in Cable TV News' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/baltimore-suns-zurawik-novak-very-dark-force-cable-tv-news <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 height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-08-16-CNN-RS-Zurawick.jpg" /></div><p>Less than two hours after the news of Bob Novak's passing on Tuesday, Baltimore Sun television critic David Zurawik, a regular on CNN's Reliable Sources, took to his "Z on TV" blog to excoriate Novak. <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/baltimore-suns-zurawik-novak-very-dark-force-cable-tv-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert DavidZurawik liberalmediabias RobertNovak Thu, 20 Aug 2009 14:54:00 +0000 35003 at http://mrc.org TV Morning Shows Give Short Shrift to Novak's Passing http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/tv-morning-shows-give-short-shrift-novaks-passing <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 style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-08-19-NBC-Today-Novak.jpg" /></div><p>The network morning news shows could not have cared less about the passing of conservative columnist Robert Novak. While ABC, CBS and NBC all ran obituaries during their August 18 evening news shows, ABC's Good Morning America and CBS's The Early Show on Wednesday completely skipped over Novak, not once mentioning his death. <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/tv-morning-shows-give-short-shrift-novaks-passing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert cbs CNN GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias NBC RobertNovak TheEarlyShow Today Wed, 19 Aug 2009 22:20:00 +0000 35000 at http://mrc.org Statement of Brent Bozell on the Death of Bob Novak http://mrc.org/press-releases/statement-brent-bozell-death-bob-novak <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="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <b>ALEXANDRIA, VA </b>- Media Research Center President Brent Bozell has issued the following statement regarding Bob Novak's passing:<br /><br /><blockquote><b>"Bob Novak possessed all the qualities of an exemplary journalist. During his storied career, Bob produced some of the finest work of anyone in the business of gathering and reporting news. He was hardworking, accurate, and independent. Above all, Bob was tough and fair.</b><br /></blockquote><p><a href="http://mrc.org/press-releases/statement-brent-bozell-death-bob-novak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division pressrelease RobertNovak Tue, 18 Aug 2009 20:02:00 +0000 admin 3323 at http://mrc.org MRC Friend Bob Novak Passes Away; A Look at His Insights About the Media http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/mrc-friend-bob-novak-passes-away-look-his-insights-about-media <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 height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/CNN-Novak-passedaway1.jpg" /></div><p>Sadly, news came this afternoon (Tuesday, August 18) that Robert Novak passed away, at age 78, after a battle with brain cancer.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/mrc-friend-bob-novak-passes-away-look-his-insights-about-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CNN liberalmediabias RobertNovak Tue, 18 Aug 2009 17:05:00 +0000 34992 at http://mrc.org LA Times Writer Whacks Columnist for 'Shivving' Sebelius Over Abortion http://mrc.org/articles/la-times-writer-whacks-columnist-shivving-sebelius-over-abortion <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 ><i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Los Angeles Times</i> media critic Tim Rutten, in <u><a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-rutten28-2008may28,0,5565000.column" />his latest column titled "The rebirth of abortion,"</a></u> voiced his dismay that social conservatives are reviving the issue of abortion in the 2008 presidential campaign. "If there's one issue that epitomizes the culture wars that have so deeply divided American politics over the last eight years, it's abortion.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/la-times-writer-whacks-columnist-shivving-sebelius-over-abortion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education Abortion KathleenSebelius LosAngelesTimes RobertNovak TimRutten Thu, 29 May 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28235 at http://mrc.org Plame-Gate: The Story the Times Would Now Rather Forget http://mrc.org/articles/plame-gate-story-times-would-now-rather-forget <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Times editorial from 2003 wanted to know &quot;who violated federal law by giving the name of [Valerie Plame] to Mr. Novak for publication in his column.&quot; Now we know - but since it&#039;s not Rove or Libby, the Times has abruptly lost inter </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">Valerie who? The paper of record seems to need a reminder. <img src= "http://mrc.org/Timeswatch/stillshots/2006/Plame&Wilson1.jpg" align="right" width="103" height="109" /></p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/plame-gate-story-times-would-now-rather-forget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Editorials Gaffes GeorgeW. JosephWilson NewYorkTimes NYTimes PaulKrugman RichardArmitage RobertNovak ScottShane TimesWatch TimesWatch.org ValeriePlame Fri, 01 Sep 2006 16:38:00 +0000 admin 5144 at http://mrc.org Plame-Gate Bombs Out, But the Times Barely Notices http://mrc.org/articles/plame-gate-bombs-out-times-barely-notices <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;Not with a bang...&quot; So much for the Valerie Plame controversy. </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>It really wasn't so long ago that the Times <a href="http://www.picosearch.com/cgi-bin/ts.pl?index=414911&query=plame&opt=ANY" target="_self">found it of vital importance </a>exactly who told columnist Robert Novak that anti-war ambassador Joseph Wilson's wife worked for the CIA.</p><br /> <p>Now we know, thanks to "Hubris," a new book by Newsweek reporter Michael Isikoff and left-wing writer David Corn of The Nation, someone who bears much responsibility for puffing up the Plame non-story in the first place. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/plame-gate-bombs-out-times-barely-notices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch JosephWilson NeilLewis NewYorkTimes NYTimes RobertNovak TimesWatch TimesWatch.org ValeriePlame Wed, 30 Aug 2006 17:39:00 +0000 admin 5136 at http://mrc.org