BiasAlerts

Daily BiasAlerts, a product of the MRC's News Analysis Division, detail the latest instances of media bias by analyzing national media coverage of politics and policy. As of February 2015, they are no longer posted on MRC.org, but can be read on the CyberAlerts page of our NewsBusters blog.


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ABC and NBC Acknowledge 'ClimateGate,' But Remain Undeterred: 'Science is Solid'

More than two weeks after ClimateGate broke, ABC's World News finally got around to mentioning it Sunday evening, but not to explore how the e-mails discredited leading scientists who insist ...

CNN's Kurtz: 'Stunning Lapse in Judgment' for CNN to Ignore Baucus Scandal, CBS's Reid Sees 'No Scandal'

On Sunday's Reliable Sources, CNN's Howard Kurtz brought up the scarcity of media attention paid to the revelation that high-profile Democratic Senator Max Baucus nominated his girlfriend to be a ...

ABC Still Silent on ClimateGate, Touts 'Growing Scientific Evidence' on Warming

ABC's Good Morning America maintained its blackout on ClimateGate this weekend, even as Sunday's show previewed the Copenhagen climate summit. Reporter Clayton Sandell showcased two scientists, ...

NBC's Historian Goodwin Campaigns for Democratic Senate Candidate

Before the Democratic primary vote on Tuesday in Massachusetts to replace the late Senator Ted Kennedy, a chance to catch up with how historian Doris Kearns Goodwin - a favorite of NBC News - ...

NBC Nightly News Takes Up ClimateGate, But Frets It Could 'Delay Taking Action'

NBC Nightly News on Friday night became the first broadcast network morning or evening news program to inform viewers about "ClimateGate," but only in the most cursory manner as Anne Thompson ...

Even MSNBC's Chris Matthews Realizes Media Refs 'Calling All the Plays' for Obama

Responding to President Obama criticizing media coverage of the White House jobs summit, on Friday's Hardball on MSNBC, host Chris Matthews wondered why the President wasn't more appreciative of ...

CBS's Schieffer: Obama Facing Most Challenges Since WWII

On Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith asked Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer about all the problems facing President Obama: "it was Afghanistan, now it's jobs...healthcare....Do you ...

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Slams ClimateGate Fakery: When Will NBC Do the Same?

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan on Friday aggressively took on the subject of ClimateGate, informing a global warming scientist that the "perceived integrity of what you are saying is diminished by ...

Matthews Goes on Tear Against Term 'Homeland'

Chris Matthews, on Thursday's Hardball, admonished one of his panelists, April Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks, for using the term "homeland," because "it sounds like Russia," and worried ...

ClimateGate Held Hostage: Day 14

Yet again the Thursday network evening newscasts on NBC, ABC, and CBS failed to cover the ClimateGate scandal. However, ABC World News did manage to devote a two minute story to the release of ...
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