emergency http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/4211/all en ABC Sensationalizes Qantas Incident http://mrc.org/articles/abc-sensationalizes-qantas-incident <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/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Leave it to the media over-dramatize an incident that was scary enough already.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; That’s just what ABC’s David Muir did in a July 25 “Good Morning America” report on the Qantas flight that made an emergency landing in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Manila</st1:city>, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Philippines</st1:country-region></st1:place>, due to a hole in the plane’s fuselage.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-sensationalizes-qantas-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Media abc air airplane aviation DavidMuir emergency GoodMorningAmerica hole Jet landing Plane qantas safety travel Mon, 28 Jul 2008 13:54:03 +0000 admin 26022 at http://mrc.org ABC Web Site Compares Current Day to Fall of Rome 'If We Don't Save Our Troubled Planet' http://mrc.org/articles/abc-web-site-compares-current-day-fall-rome-if-we-dont-save-our-troubled-planet <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 >     Science fiction often suggests “The future is now.” ABC has taken that to heart and gone from reporting the news to predicting the future. </p> <br /> <p >     Working with left-wing activists, the network is warning people that civilization is poised to go the way of the Roman Empire and the Mayan civilization. The Web site promo for “Earth 2100” discusses “100 years from now when New York is abandoned.”</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-web-site-compares-current-day-fall-rome-if-we-dont-save-our-troubled-planet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Government AlGore change ClimateChange crisis drought emergency Famine Food gas GlobalWarming green inflation oil planet price Rome solar war Thu, 12 Jun 2008 17:54:50 +0000 admin 26122 at http://mrc.org Capitalists Against Capitalism http://mrc.org/bozells-column/capitalists-against-capitalism <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">We all heard how this past weekend, anti-global-capitalism partisans demonstrated, angrily but mostly peacefully, in Washington, not far from where World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings were being held. </span> </p> <p><span class="normal">We're still not sure <i>why</i>, of course. This bunch of societal misfits just...protests. They come to town, dress in trendy black, grab a placard - any placard will do - and yell. What a pathetic lot they've become. </span> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/capitalists-against-capitalism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division emergency violence Tue, 23 Apr 2002 04:00:00 +0000 3961 at http://mrc.org