9-11 http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/672/all en On ‘Fox & Friends,’ 9-11 Victim’s Relative Rebukes Chris Rock for SNL Gags http://mrc.org/articles/fox-friends-9-11-victims-relative-rebukes-chris-rock-snl-gags <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tasteless Freedom Tower jokes met with audience silence. </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/tianna-dimartino">Tianna DiMartino</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/130249" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/fox-friends-9-11-victims-relative-rebukes-chris-rock-snl-gags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Islamification Patriotism 9-11 Chris Rock Fox and Friends Freedom Tower snl Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:29:35 +0000 mike.ciandella 47509 at http://mrc.org NYT Lovingly Profiles Radical Poet Amiri Baraka, Who Suggested Israel Had Prior Warning of 9-11 http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-lovingly-profiles-radical-poet-amiri-baraka-who-suggested-israel-had-prior-warning-9-11 <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>James Barron's "Newark Journal" Thursday New York profile of left-wing poet Amiri Baraka's radical reminisces, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/11/nyregion/amiri-baraka-newark-poet-looks-back-on-a-bloody-week-in-1967.html?ref=todayspaper">A Poet Looks Back On a Bloody Week in 1967</a>." The story's text box suggested Baraka's radical reading of the riot as a "rebellion" was the correct one: "<strong>Recalling a riot, or perhaps a rebellion, that left 26 dead and 1,000 injured</strong>." <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Baraka.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-lovingly-profiles-radical-poet-amiri-baraka-who-suggested-israel-had-prior-warning-9-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch 9-11 Amiri Baraka Bias by Omission Conspiracies Israel James Barron Newark Riots Fri, 12 Oct 2012 19:36:25 +0000 clay.waters 41505 at http://mrc.org NYT Cairo Reporter Apologizes for Free Speech: U.S 'Feels Limited...From Silencing Even the Most Noxious Religious Bigot' http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-cairo-reporter-apologizes-free-speech-us-feels-limitedfrom-silencing-even-most-noxious- <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>Is the First Amendment up for debate?</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-cairo-reporter-apologizes-free-speech-us-feels-limitedfrom-silencing-even-most-noxious-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch 9-11 David Kirkpatrick Free Speech Islam Religion Tue, 18 Sep 2012 18:30:36 +0000 clay.waters 41268 at http://mrc.org New York Times Twice Says Romney 'on the Defensive' in Front-Page Analysis of His Libya Comments http://mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-twice-says-romney-defensive-front-page-analysis-his-libya-comments <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>The <em>New York Times</em> spelled out its habit of trying to wrong-foot Mitt Romney on Thursday's front page coverage of the violence in Egypt and Libya. The banner headline over Thursday's front page, "Attack On U.S. Site In Libya Kills Envoy; A Flash Point For Obama And Romney," ushered in coverage of the attacks on U.S. embassies in Libya and Egypt, with the assault in Libya resulting in four deaths, including the murder of Ambassador Christopher Stevens. <em></em></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-twice-says-romney-defensive-front-page-analysis-his-libya-comments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch 9-11 ashley parker Campaign 2012 Egypt Libya Mitt Romney Peter Baker Terrorism Thu, 13 Sep 2012 16:04:56 +0000 clay.waters 41215 at http://mrc.org New York Times Uses 9-11 Anniversary to Accuse Bush of 'Negligence,' but Neglects to Bring Evidence http://mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-uses-9-11-anniversary-accuse-bush-negligence-neglects-bring-evidence <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>On the 11th anniversary of 9-11, there was not a single mention of the attacks on the front page of the <em>New York Times</em>. In fact, there were just two local news stories related to the attacks in the entire Tuesday edition, one on delays in opening the site museum, the other on how some towns in New Jersey were scaling back annual memorial ceremonies.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-uses-9-11-anniversary-accuse-bush-negligence-neglects-bring-evidence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch 9-11 Anniversary George W. Bush Kurt Eichenwald President's Daily Briefing Terrorism Tue, 11 Sep 2012 17:46:03 +0000 clay.waters 41192 at http://mrc.org Carl Hulse Indulges Russ Feingold's Preening Liberal Melodrama http://mrc.org/articles/carl-hulse-indulges-russ-feingolds-preening-liberal-melodrama <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>New York Times congressional reporter Carl Hulse’s “Congressional Memo” Tuesday was a late valentine to former Wisconsin senator and preening liberal hero Russ Feingold, “<a href="http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/20/in-book-feingold-offers-insiders-view-of-senate-post-sept-11/?ref=todayspaper">In New Book, Ex-Senator Says Fear Clouded Judgment After 9-11.</a>” <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Hulse_2_18.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="192" width="256" /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/carl-hulse-indulges-russ-feingolds-preening-liberal-melodrama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch 9-11 Books Carl Hulse Russ Feingold Terrorism Tue, 21 Feb 2012 18:28:28 +0000 clay.waters 39208 at http://mrc.org Times Commemorates 9-11: Rise in Hate Crimes, Xenophobia Against Muslims http://mrc.org/articles/times-commemorates-9-11-rise-hate-crimes-xenophobia-against-muslims <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times&#039; special 9-11 section finds &quot;rising hate crimes&quot; and &quot;antipathy&quot; against Muslims in the U.S....but the &quot;hate crime&quot; rate against Jews is much higher. And an editorial laments the &quot;rise of xenophobia&quot; since 9-11, while Bill Keller suggests the paper got pressured from the left after the start of the Iraq War. </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>The New York Times printed a special section on the 10th anniversary of the World Trade Center terror attacks: '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/us/sept-11-reckoning/viewer.html?hp">The Reckoning: America and the World a Decade After 9/11</a>.' <br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/times-commemorates-9-11-rise-hate-crimes-xenophobia-against-muslims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch 9-11 AndreaElliott Anniversary BillKeller Editorial HateCrimes IraqWar liberalmediabias Muslims NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Mon, 12 Sep 2011 19:31:00 +0000 admin 521 at http://mrc.org Krugman Offensive Again on 10th Anniversary of 9-11: Bush, Giuliani Among 'Fake Heroes' http://mrc.org/articles/krugman-offensive-again-10th-anniversary-9-11-bush-giuliani-among-fake-heroes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;What happened after 9/11 - and I think even people on the right know this, whether they admit it or not - was deeply shameful. The atrocity should have been a unifying event, but instead it became a wedge issue. Fake heroes like Bernie Kerik, Rudy Giuliani, and, yes, George W. Bush raced to cash in on the horror. And then the attack was used to justify an unrelated war the neocons wanted to fight, for all the wrong reasons.&quot; </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>So much for respectful commemoration of a tragedy. Times columnist Paul Krugman is getting a lot of heat for scraping for political points in a nytimes.com blog post on Sunday, the morning of the 10th anniversary of September 11 attacks - '<a href="http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/11/the-years-of-shame/">The Years of Shame</a>,' in which he claimed '<strong>Fake heroes like Bernie Kerik, Rudy Giuliani, and, yes, George W.</strong></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/krugman-offensive-again-10th-anniversary-9-11-bush-giuliani-among-fake-heroes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch 9-11 GeorgeW.Bush liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias PaulKrugman TimesWatch Mon, 12 Sep 2011 16:52:00 +0000 admin 523 at http://mrc.org 10 Years On: The New York Times and 9-11 http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/10-years-new-york-times-and-9-11 <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>In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, New York Times reporters overcame enormous danger and duress to perform often-heroic feats of journalism, as proven by the Pulitzer Prize winning '<a href="http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/top-stories/144274/portraits-of-grief-10-years-later-lessons-from-the-original-new-york-times-911-coverage/">Portraits of Grief</a>' series, which commemorated the lives of every single victim of the terrorist attacks.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/10-years-new-york-times-and-9-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 9-11 BiasAlert liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes Terrorism Truthers Fri, 09 Sep 2011 19:01:00 +0000 38128 at http://mrc.org NYT: Obama Nabbing Osama: 'Glow of National Pride;' Bush's Capture of Saddam 'Momentarily' Halted 'Spiral of Concern' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nyt-obama-nabbing-osama-glow-national-pride-bushs-capture-saddam-momentarily-halted-spir <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>President Bush received a short-term boost in New York Times polling when Saddam Hussein was captured in December 2003, his job approval rating rising to 58% from 50%, while the assassination of Osama bin Laden similarly benefitted President Obama in yesterday's NYT/CBS News poll, 57% to 46%. Yet it was Obama who got the warmer initial greeting on the Times' front page.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nyt-obama-nabbing-osama-glow-national-pride-bushs-capture-saddam-momentarily-halted-spir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 9-11 BarackObama BiasAlert GeorgeW.Bush liberalmediabias OsamabinLaden Terrorism Thu, 05 May 2011 19:57:00 +0000 37650 at http://mrc.org Times Brushes Aside Inconvenient OBL Fact: Intelligence Originated at Gitmo http://mrc.org/articles/times-brushes-aside-inconvenient-obl-fact-intelligence-originated-gitmo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> While praising Obama&#039;s &quot;strong and measured&quot; leadership in the killing of Osama bin Laden, the Times editorial page feigns ignorance on how the necessary tips came to be, contradicting its own reporting in the process: &quot;Much will be made of the fact that the original tip came from detainees at the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. There is no evidence that good intelligence like this was the result of secret detentions or abuse and torture. Everything suggests the opposite.&quot; </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> Tuesday's lead editorial <a target="" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/03/opinion/03tue1.html?scp=3&sq=long-awaited+news&st=nyt">thumped President Obama on the back</a> for the targeted killing of Osama bin Laden, calling the president "a strong and measured leader." In contrast, the two mentions of President Bush, who pursued Bin Laden aggressively, were both negative.<p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/times-brushes-aside-inconvenient-obl-fact-intelligence-originated-gitmo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch 9-11 BarackObama BiasByOmission GuantanamoBay liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias OsamabinLaden Terrorism TimesWatch Tue, 03 May 2011 19:12:00 +0000 admin 292 at http://mrc.org Jon Stewart Gets Ultimate Liberal Praise: 'Modern-Day Equivalent of Edward R. Murrow' http://mrc.org/articles/jon-stewart-gets-ultimate-liberal-praise-modern-day-equivalent-edward-r-murrow <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;Did the bill pledging federal funds for the health care of 9/11 responders become law in the waning hours of the 111th Congress only because a comedian took it up as a personal cause? And does that make that comedian, Jon Stewart - despite all his protestations that what he does has nothing to do with journalism - the modern-day equivalent of Edward R. Murrow?&quot; </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>When conservative radio hosts like Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck take stands against Obama-care or amnesty for illegal immigrants, the Times is quick to raise concerns. But certain correct causes and personalities not only get a pass but receive heroic treatment. A prime example is comedian-activist Jon Stewart, host of "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central and main news source for many young liberal hipsters.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/jon-stewart-gets-ultimate-liberal-praise-modern-day-equivalent-edward-r-murrow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch 9-11 BrianStelter congress DavidCarr EdwardR.Murrow JonStewart liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Mon, 27 Dec 2010 17:55:00 +0000 admin 7995 at http://mrc.org 9/11 Nine Years Later: United We Stood, Divided We Stand http://mrc.org/commentary/911-nine-years-later-united-we-stood-divided-we-stand <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>Nine years and it still seems like we just woke from a nightmare. Sept. 11, 2001, is seared into the national consciousness like Pearl Harbor 60 years before – only worse because we watched it as it happened. A nation was transfixed while 3,000 of our friends, our neighbors, our coworkers, our classmates and our family members perished in violence and fire.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/911-nine-years-later-united-we-stood-divided-we-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business 9-11 Truthers Unity Wed, 08 Sep 2010 17:24:15 +0000 admin 29876 at http://mrc.org Anti-Mosque Protesters Guilty of Fomenting Muslim Extremism, Says the NYT http://mrc.org/articles/anti-mosque-protesters-guilty-fomenting-muslim-extremism-says-nyt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Scott Shane raises the stakes, accusing Newt Gingrich and others of fomenting radicalism overseas by their opposition to the building of a mosque close to Ground Zero. </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>Still more slanted coverage of the controversy over a proposed mosque at Ground Zero: Saturday's story by intelligence reporter Scott Shane. He raised the stakes, fretting that any U.S. opposition voiced to the speedy approval and building of a giant Islamic cultural center topped by a mosque two blocks from Ground Zero would somehow make radical Muslim extremists hate America even more: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/21/world/21muslim.html?partner=rss&amp;emc=rss">Anti-Islam Protest in U.S. Bolsters Extremists, Experts Say</a>."<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/anti-mosque-protesters-guilty-fomenting-muslim-extremism-says-nyt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch 9-11 GroundZero HowardDean Islam liberalmediabias mosque NewtGingrich NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias ScottShane Terrorism TimesWatch Tue, 24 Aug 2010 16:55:00 +0000 admin 7777 at http://mrc.org Tom Friedman Again Urges Obama Not to Waste Oil Spill 'Disaster,' Hits 'Our Addiction to Oil' http://mrc.org/articles/tom-friedman-again-urges-obama-not-waste-oil-spill-disaster-hits-our-addiction-oil <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Columnist Friedman back in the saddle of his green hobby-horse: &quot;His most important job, though, is one he has yet to take on: shaping the long-term public reaction to the spill so that we can use it to generate the political will to break our addiction to oil....Mr. President, this is your time, this is your moment. Seize it. A disaster is an inexcusable thing to waste.&quot; </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>Claiming that "A disaster is an inexcusable thing to waste," preening "green" columnist Thomas Friedman once again urged Obama to use the Gulf spill to promote Friedman's agenda to break America's addiction to oil" in his Sunday piece "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/30/opinion/30friedman.html">Malia For President</a>." <br /><br />Friedman quoted the Bible in praise of Obama's daughter Malia for asking the president "Did you plug the hole yet, Daddy?" ("And a child shall lead them....)<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/tom-friedman-again-urges-obama-not-waste-oil-spill-disaster-hits-our-addiction-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch 9-11 GasolineTaxes GulfOilSpill liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias ThomasFriedman TimesWatch Tue, 01 Jun 2010 14:47:00 +0000 admin 7616 at http://mrc.org