March http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/7310/all en New York Times Hypes 'Several Tens of Thousands of Immigrants' in DC Rally, Escaping the 'Shadows' http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-hypes-several-tens-thousands-immigrants-dc-rally-escaping-shadows <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>continued its push for immigration "reform" in Thursday's edition. The front of the National section included a page-width photo of "tens of thousands of immigrants, Latinos, union members, gay rights and other advocates" who rallied at the Capitol Wednesday.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/DC_rally_amnesty.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="200" width="316" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-hypes-several-tens-thousands-immigrants-dc-rally-escaping-shadows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Amnesty ashley parker Crowd Estimate Julia Preston Lawrence Downes March Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:36:47 +0000 clay.waters 43167 at http://www.mrc.org 'Mad Money' Jim Cramer Blasts Times Reporter for Natural Gas 'Hit Pieces' http://www.mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/mad-money-jim-cramer-blasts-times-reporter-natural-gas-hit-pieces <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>It is rare when a member of the news media takes on one of his brethren over bad reporting, but that's exactly what CNBC's Jim Cramer did on "Mad Money" June 28.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/mad-money-jim-cramer-blasts-times-reporter-natural-gas-hit-pieces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Media 2011 apparently article asked CEO companies criticized energy environmental gas ian inaccurate industry june March mcclendon months natural news paper piece recent report reporter reporting story urbina wells york Thu, 30 Jun 2011 00:05:00 +0000 27516 at http://www.mrc.org Rising Gas Prices Linked to Obama Drilling Ban in Just 1% of Evening News Stories http://www.mrc.org/articles/rising-gas-prices-linked-obama-drilling-ban-just-1-evening-news-stories <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><strong>Main Findings: </strong></p> <p>- Gas prices have risen almost $1-a-gallon since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, yet President Obama's drilling moratorium and other anti-oil policies have barely been mentioned by the networks in that time span.</p> <br /> <p>- Only 1 percent (3 out of 280) of oil price stories since the spill has made any connection between the administration's anti-oil actions and the jump in gasoline prices.</p> <br /> <p><strong>Full Report:</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/rising-gas-prices-linked-obama-drilling-ban-just-1-evening-news-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Government Media 2010 2011 280 administration anti API cbs cost domestic drilling futures gallon gas gasoline green heritage including lining made March market mason moratorium network networks news obama oil permits pipeline policies president price prices rising speculation spill stations stories Wed, 20 Apr 2011 00:43:00 +0000 admin 27531 at http://www.mrc.org No Nukes: How Three Mile Island was Disaster for Media Credibility http://www.mrc.org/articles/no-nukes-how-three-mile-island-was-disaster-media-credibility <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>The massive earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan on March 11 claimed many lives and knocked the Fukushima Daiichi <a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bloomberg.com%2Fnews%2F2011-03-17%2Fjapan-s-nuclear-disaster-caps-decades-of-faked-safety-reports-accidents.html&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHqgF9yYNIEUu57oAknMDwDNFwZdg">nuclear plant</a> offline reviving decades-old fears as well as liberal media bias about nuclear power.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/no-nukes-how-three-mile-island-was-disaster-media-credibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Environment Government Health International Media 1979 abc accident anti China cover coverage days disaster Documentary film Gray harrisburg hollywood industry island Japan March meltdown mile movie news nrc nuclear PBS plant power Press radiation reports syndrome tmi uygar Tue, 22 Mar 2011 17:35:00 +0000 admin 27534 at http://www.mrc.org Unemployment Below 9 Percent 'Bolsters Recovery Hopes' in 2011, But Little 'Consolation' in 1983 http://www.mrc.org/articles/unemployment-below-9-percent-bolsters-recovery-hopes-2011-little-consolation-1983 <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>The unemployment rate finally dropped below 9 percent in February 2011, after 21 months at that rate or higher. The Labor Department reported March 4 that the rate had dropped 0.1 percent to 8.9 percent. The New York Times called it a "notable" improvement, but in 1983, the Times was downbeat about better jobs news.</p> <br /> <p>"The economic waiting game may soon be over, as businesses signal that they are finally willing to resume widespread hiring," the March 5, 2011, story by Catherine Rampell began.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/unemployment-below-9-percent-bolsters-recovery-hopes-2011-little-consolation-1983" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Labor Media 1983 2011 called CatherineRampell coverage fact growth job jobs March months negative networks news percent rate reagan report reports unemployment year Mon, 07 Mar 2011 20:33:00 +0000 admin 27535 at http://www.mrc.org Speak No Evil: Networks Obscure Deadly Extremism of Muslim Brotherhood http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/speak-no-evil-networks-obscure-deadly-extremism-muslim-brotherhood <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/erin-brown">Erin Brown</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <ul> <li>ABC, NBC and CBS news programs have mentioned the Muslim Brotherhood 135 times in 17 years, but only linked them to fundamentalist Islam 37 percent of the time. </li> <li>Just since the unrest in Egypt began in January, they've mentioned the Brotherhood 85 times, and decreased how often they report the nature of the group - just 32 percent of those stories mentioned the group's extremism. </li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/speak-no-evil-networks-obscure-deadly-extremism-muslim-brotherhood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eye on Culture MRC Culture 1993 2011 abc bombing bradley broadcast brotherhood Cairo cbs center Egypt egyptian Extremism feb fundamentalist government group groups Hamas Islam islamic Israel jihad leader leaders linked March members mentioned middle moderate mubarak muslim NBC network networks news organization party peaceful percent political president radical religious roots stories Today trade viewers violence violent world years Wed, 02 Mar 2011 19:49:00 +0000 admin 31526 at http://www.mrc.org Uncritical Condition http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/uncritical-condition <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/bmi-staff">BMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2010/Uncritical_Condition_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/uncritical-condition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2008 abc abcs administration admitted agenda AMA america Americans big bill called Cannon care cbs cited claim claims congress cost Costs coverage critics day Debate didnt Doctors electronic experts federal found free good government health House huge included including information institute insurance insurers issue jan johnson johnsons Journalists july june lower made make March market Massachusetts medical Medicare million morning national NBC network networks news number obama obamacare obamas option patients people percent plan plans policy president presidents private problem problems program programs proponents proposals public records reform report Reporters reports run save Senate solution Speech state stories story study system Today told trillion uninsured universal week year york Thu, 04 Nov 2010 21:33:00 +0000 admin 30587 at http://www.mrc.org Fire and Ice http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice-0 <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><strong>Sidebars<br /><a title="Fire and Ice Executive Summary" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2010/Fire_and_Ice_Executive_Summary.html">Fire and Ice: Executive Summary</a><br /><a href="http://old.businessandmedia.org/specialreports/2006/fireandice/fireandice_climchange.asp">U.S. Funds Nearly $4 Billion in Climate-Change Research</a><br /><a href="http://old.businessandmedia.org/specialreports/2006/fireandice/fireandice_timeswarns.asp">The Times Warms to Cooling</a></strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 100 1895 1923 1954 1974 1975 2002 2005 2006 advance age ago Agriculture america Americans analysis announced april arctic article atlantic aug bad baxter began billion block bmi book Canada century claim claimed claims climate climatologists Cold concerns continued Cooling coverage day dec decade decades declared determine didnt dont earth earths explorer fact fear fears feb Food Fortune front gave geologists glacier Glaciers global government great growing half Headline heat hot human idea important increase Journalists june level lower macmillan Magazine magazines major mankind March melting million national nature news newspapers Newsweek north noted notion ocean paper past people period piece point polar post potential present print problems ran readers recent record report reported reporting reports research rising Science scientific scientists sea sept showed South soviet states stories story summer sunlight temperature Temperatures term threat titled todays trend Union united warm warmer warming warned warning washington wasnt Weather winters world wrote year years york Thu, 04 Nov 2010 01:03:00 +0000 admin 30586 at http://www.mrc.org Times Again Hails Grand Total of Four Illegal Immigrant Marchers http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-again-hails-grand-total-four-illegal-immigrant-marchers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Back in January, a four-student march from Miami to Washington on behalf of illegals somehow merited a 780-word Times article. By contrast, a massive anti-Obama rally that attracted over 100,000 people to the Capitol resulted in a 932-word piece. They&#039;ve finally arrived at the White House, to more acclaim. </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>Back in January, a "march" from Miami to Washington on behalf of students who are illegal immigrants consisting of a grand total of four students somehow merited a <a href="/biasalert/2010/20100104052240.aspx">780-word article</a> by reliably pro-amnesty reporter Julia Preston (By contrast, a massive anti-Obama rally that attracted over 100,000 people to the Capitol resulted in a 932-word piece.)<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-again-hails-grand-total-four-illegal-immigrant-marchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch DreamAct IllegalImmigration JuliaPreston liberalmediabias March NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch washington Thu, 29 Apr 2010 17:02:00 +0000 admin 7540 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Flip Flop on Jobs http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/networks-flip-flop-jobs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Identical Unemployment Numbers Good News for Obama, But All Bad under Reagan. </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2009/Networks_Flip_Flop_on_Jobs_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p> <p><br />These are tough times. More than 3 million people have lost their jobs just since February 2009 and consumer confidence fell unexpectedly in September. The unemployment rate has spiked from 8.1 percent to 9.7 percent in the first seven months of Barack Obama's presidency and is expected to climb even higher.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/networks-flip-flop-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 1982 2009 abc cbs coverage data economic economy Food found gibson good House identical job jobs Journalists lost March mentioned NBC negative network networks news night numbers obama obamas positive president presidents rate reagan report reporter Reporters reports rising september showed Statistics Stimulus unemployment work Thu, 01 Oct 2009 07:58:00 +0000 admin 30578 at http://www.mrc.org Media Myth: Networks Stick to Warming Theme Despite Avalanche of Chilling News http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/media-myth-networks-stick-warming-theme-despite-avalanche-chilling-news <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> </p><p>Temperatures have plummeted to record or near-record lows in 32 states this winter. On March 2, a global warming protest in Washington, D.C. was buried by nearly a foot of snow. And a new study warns that the Earth could be in for a 30-year cooling trend. Reality is not cooperating with the network news’ global warming theme, yet reporters are unwilling to even discuss the possibility that the Earth is cooling.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/media-myth-networks-stick-warming-theme-despite-avalanche-chilling-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 2000 2008 2009 atmospheric cap climate Coal Cooling data earth energy feb found global Gray March network networks news obama obamas plan record report scientists search Snow study tax temperature Temperatures trade trend warming washington year years Wed, 04 Mar 2009 22:55:00 +0000 admin 30124 at http://www.mrc.org The Great Media Depression http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-media-depression <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><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2008/The_Great_Media_Depression_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p> <br /> <p>The year was 1929. The decade of the '20s was ending - not with a roar, but with a whimper. Years of a sky-high stock market and speculative buying were coming to a close. The Dow Jones had peaked on Sept. 3 at 381.17 and then began to dive as unknown and prominent companies alike saw their values drop. In a little more than a month, the market lost 14 percent of its value.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-media-depression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 1929 2007 2008 abc abcs america american analyzed anchor asked bad bank banks Bartiromo bear began big bmi book broadcast business cases cavuto cbs charles close collapse comparison confidence coverage crash crisis daily day days Decline Depression didnt downturn economic economy explained failure Fed federal fell financial GDP george gibson good government great high history impact included institute interest investment journal Journalists levels looked losses lost made major make March market meltdown months morning NBC negative network networks news night oct optimistic outlook papers people percent period points positive post prices problems put rates Recession report reported reporter Reporters reporting reports reserve run show similar situation states stearns stock stocks stories story street things Today todays told unemployment united upbeat View wall warned washington wasnt week world worst wrote year years york Thu, 29 May 2008 07:26:00 +0000 admin 30572 at http://www.mrc.org The Medias Top 10 Economic Myths of 2006 http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/medias-top-10-economic-myths-2006 <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><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/mediamyths/2006/The_Medias_Top__Economic_Myths_of__Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>10. American manufacturing is obsolete <br /></strong><strong>Media myth: All the manufacturing jobs have been shipped overseas, and the only ones left are in the almost empty plants of the Big Three automakers. </strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/medias-top-10-economic-myths-2006" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 2006 abc abcs added administration american Americans august average bad benefits big billion bird blame bubble bush business cbs class CNN cnns companies continued CSPI democratic dream economic economist economy explained fact federal flu Food gas global good Gray growing growth high higher home host housing Income job jobs john Journalists july Kyoto left manufacturing March market middle million minimum money morning myth national news october oil past people percent point prices put record report reported reporter Reporters reports Republicans show states stories story Today tonight truth united virus wage Wages warming workers world worried year years Wed, 06 Dec 2006 22:25:00 +0000 admin 30102 at http://www.mrc.org Fire and Ice http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice <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/r-warren-anderson">R. Warren Anderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td rowspan="2" width="447" height="112" align="left" valign="top"> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2006/Fire_and_Ice_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 100 1895 1923 1954 1974 1975 2002 2005 2006 advance age ago Agriculture america Americans analysis announced april arctic article atlantic aug bad baxter began billion block bmi book Canada century claim claimed claims climate climatologists Cold concerns continued Cooling coverage day dec decade decades declared determine didnt dont earth earths explorer fact fear fears feb Food Fortune front gave geologists glacier Glaciers global government great growing half Headline heat hot human idea important increase Journalists june level lower macmillan Magazine magazines major mankind March melting million national nature news newspapers Newsweek north noted notion ocean paper past people period piece point polar post potential present print problems ran readers recent record report reported reporting reports research rising Science scientific scientists sea sept showed South soviet states stories story summer sunlight temperature Temperatures term threat titled todays trend Union united warm warmer warming warned warning washington wasnt Weather winters world wrote year years york Wed, 17 May 2006 18:56:00 +0000 admin 30561 at http://www.mrc.org Media Myth: Taxation with Misrepresentation http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/media-myth-taxation-misrepresentation <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/amy-menefee">Amy Menefee</a> </div> </div> </div> <table > <tbody> <tr> <td rowspan="9" height="416"> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/mediamyths/2006/Media_Myth_Taxation_with_Misrepresentation__Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p> <br /> <p>When is a dollar a taxpayer dollar? <br /><br />     A. When it’s paying for stem cell research. <br />     B. When it’s going to the military in Iraq. <br />     C. When it’s supporting public education. <br />     D. When it’s aiding sick and hungry Africans. <br />     E. All of the above. </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/media-myth-taxation-misrepresentation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 2005 2006 bill breaks bush business cbs cell dollars education evening federal funded funding government institute Iraq Journalists july Katrina make March mentions money NBC nbcs news nightly paid paying president program public Reid report reporter research Spending states stem stories story tax taxpayer taxpayers Today tonight viewers williams world year Wed, 12 Apr 2006 18:49:00 +0000 admin 30106 at http://www.mrc.org