MaryJoKopechne http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/6937/all en Ted Kennedy's Wife, Also Wonderful http://mrc.org/articles/ted-kennedys-wife-also-wonderful <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sara Rimer on why 1991 was one of the best years of devout Catholic Ted Kennedy&#039;s life: &quot;He fell in love with Victoria Reggie, the canny, razor-smart, beautiful 37-year-old daughter of old family friends, who was also a top banking lawyer.&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 style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">The Times hasn't just spent the days since Kennedy's demise swooning over his <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2009/20090828124353.aspx " target="_self">life and liberal legacy</a>. On Saturday, Sara Rimer swooned over Kennedy's widow as well, the "beautiful" Victoria Reggie, in "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/29/us/politics/29vicki.html?pagewanted=all" target="_self">Kennedy's Closest</a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/29/us/politics/29vicki.html?pagewanted=all"> Confidante, in Politics and Life.</a>" </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/ted-kennedys-wife-also-wonderful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Chappaquiddick Deaths MaryJoKopechne NewYorkTimes NYTimes TedKennedy TimesWatch TimesWatch.org VictoriaReggieKennedy Mon, 31 Aug 2009 17:12:00 +0000 admin 7042 at http://mrc.org Huff-Po Wonders If Mary Jo Kopechne Would 'Feel It Was Worth It' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/huff-po-wonders-if-mary-jo-kopechne-would-feel-it-was-worth-it <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 height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/Kopechne.jpg" /></div><p>The Huffington Post explains that "Melissa Lafsky is the deputy web editor at <a peppycount="58" href="http://discovermagazine.com/">Discover magazine</a>, where she writes the <a peppycount="59" href="http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/realitybase/">Reality Base</a> blog.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/huff-po-wonders-if-mary-jo-kopechne-would-feel-it-was-worth-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert Chappaquiddick discover HuffingtonPost liberalmediabias MaryJoKopechne MelissaLafsky NewYorkTimes TedKennedy Fri, 28 Aug 2009 23:41:00 +0000 35036 at http://mrc.org Adam Clymer in Full Swoon Over Ted Kennedy's Legacy http://mrc.org/articles/adam-clymer-full-swoon-over-ted-kennedys-legacy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Adam Clymer, who wrote a supportive biography of Sen. Ted Kennedy, defended Kennedy from a hostile questioner: &quot;If you voted at 18 or were served Meals on Wheels or took advantage of a Medicare drug benefit, he helped get you there. Cheap college loans, children&#039;s health insurance, aid to the disabled and a variety of civil rights measures are also to his credit.&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 style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Adam Clymer, former Times reporter and author of an approving biography of Sen. Ted Kennedy, is <a href="http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/questions-about-senator-kennedy/ " target="_self">taking </a><a href="http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/questions-about-senator-kennedy/ ">questions </a>on the late Kennedy's legacy at nytimes.com. Surprisingly, Clymer addressed a hostile query early on:</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/adam-clymer-full-swoon-over-ted-kennedys-legacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AdamClymer Deaths MaryJoKopechne NewYorkTimes NYTimes TedKennedy TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Wed, 26 Aug 2009 18:51:00 +0000 admin 7033 at http://mrc.org Nets Skip Chappaquiddick's 40th; NPR Gets 'Ugly' Mail for Even Blogging About It http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nets-skip-chappaquiddicks-40th-npr-gets-ugly-mail-even-blogging-about-it <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/1999-07-17-Kennedy.jpg" /></div><p>While the big liberal media usually find it hard to skip any news related to the Kennedy family, ABC, CBS and NBC breathed not a word about Saturday's <a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/2009/20090719123719.aspx">40th anniversary of Chappaquiddick</a>.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nets-skip-chappaquiddicks-40th-npr-gets-ugly-mail-even-blogging-about-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert cbs Chappaquiddick JonMeacham KenRudin liberalmediabias MaryJoKopechne NBC Newsweek NPR TedKennedy Mon, 20 Jul 2009 20:52:00 +0000 34879 at http://mrc.org