augusta http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/4203/all en Networks Freak Out Over All Male Golf Club; Katie Couric Lectures: 'Get With the Program' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-freak-out-over-all-male-golf-club-katie-couric-lectures-get-program <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> <p> <img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-04-05-ABC-GMA-Masters.jpg" style="margin: 3px; float: right; width: 240px; height: 185px;" />ABC and NBC could barely contain their contempt while covering the controversy over the all-male Augusta golf club. Katie Couric, guest anchoring <em>Good Morning America</em> on Thursday, lectured the organization hosting the Masters tournament to allow a woman in: "<strong>I mean, really. Get with the program. Seriously?</strong>"<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-freak-out-over-all-male-golf-club-katie-couric-lectures-get-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc augusta golf Katie Couric masters Thu, 05 Apr 2012 16:49:34 +0000 scott.whitlock 39758 at http://www.mrc.org Washington Post Teed Off about Discrimination in Private Organization http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-teed-about-discrimination-private-organization <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 >     As one of the greatest tournaments in golf got under way on April 5, the front page of The Washington Post sports section complained about fair ways.</p> <br /> <p >     Not fairways, which have been lengthened in recent years to adjust for improved golf clubs and balls, but the fairness of the membership composition of the Augusta National Golf Club – a private organization.</p> <br /> <p >     Post staff writer Leonard Shapiro highlighted new chairman Billy Payne’s unwillingness to discuss the issue of women being accepted into the club. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-teed-about-discrimination-private-organization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Government augusta ball discrimination golf masters private tournament Thu, 05 Apr 2007 19:25:53 +0000 admin 25559 at http://www.mrc.org Patriotism Vs. Tolerance in Pennsylvania - March 19, 2003 http://www.mrc.org/articles/patriotism-vs-tolerance-pennsylvania-march-19-2003 <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>Times Watch for 03/19/03 <br /><br /><b>The Times Pro-War StanceOn Augusta National</b> <br /><br />Todays Times is appropriately pre-occupied with the looming war. John Burns filed a piece from Baghdad that subverted the liberal medias conventional wisdom by suggesting for many Iraqis the first American strike could not come too soon. <br /><br />On another war-related note, media reporter Jim Rutenbergs piece for the National section mentioned the Media Research Centers Special Report criticizing ABC News for its liberally biased coverage of Iraq. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/patriotism-vs-tolerance-pennsylvania-march-19-2003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch augusta masters resolution Sun, 04 Dec 2011 00:32:35 +0000 admin 4885 at http://www.mrc.org The Hazards of Howelling http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hazards-howelling <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> <span class="normal"> <p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Politicians aren't the only public figures who feel so strongly about an issue they ultimately <i> become</i> the story.</font></p></span><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hazards-howelling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division augusta facetimes raines Mon, 09 Dec 2002 05:00:00 +0000 3946 at http://www.mrc.org Another Anti-Bush Iraq Policy Twist From Peter Jennings -- 12/05/2002 CyberAlert http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/another-anti-bush-iraq-policy-twist-peter-jennings-12052002-cyberalert <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> <font face="Arial"><b><br /> 1. </b></font> <a href="#1"><b>Another Anti-Bush Iraq Policy Twist From Peter Jennings</b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/another-anti-bush-iraq-policy-twist-peter-jennings-12052002-cyberalert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division augusta border Editorial Thu, 05 Dec 2002 05:00:00 +0000 33100 at http://www.mrc.org