Norway http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/875/all en Cohen Smears Palin, Gingrich, Other 'Ideological Fellow Travelers' of Norway Mass Murderer http://www.mrc.org/articles/cohen-smears-palin-gingrich-other-ideological-fellow-travelers-norway-mass-murderer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Roger Cohen smears Sarah Palin, shows his ignorance: &quot;When Jared Loughner shot Representative Gabrielle Giffords this year in Tuscon [sic], Arizona - after Sarah Palin placed rifle sights over Giffords&#039; constituency and Giffords herself predicted that -there are consequences to that&#039; - the right went into overdrive to portray Loughner as a schizophrenic loner whose crazed universe owed nothing to those fanning hatred under the slogan of &#039;Take America Back.&#039; (That non-specific taking-back would of course be from Muslims and the likes of the liberal and Jewish Giffords.)&quot; Does Howard Dean know he was spouting ethnic hatred during his 2004 campaign? </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>New York Times international columnist Roger Cohen smeared Sarah Palin and Republicans in general in a politically opportunistic hit piece, ostensibly about the massacre in Norway, posted to nytimes.com on Monday, '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/26/opinion/26iht-edcohen26.html">Breivik and His Enablers</a>.'<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cohen-smears-palin-gingrich-other-ideological-fellow-travelers-norway-mass-murderer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndersBehringBreivik liberalmediabias NewtGingrich NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Norway PeterKing RogerCohen SarahPalin Terrorism TimesWatch Mon, 25 Jul 2011 19:06:00 +0000 admin 435 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Trumpet News of 'Christian' Killer, But Balked Over Labeling Muslim Violence http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/networks-trumpet-news-christian-killer-balked-over-labeling-muslim-violence <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/ChristianExtremist.JPG" border="0" width="240" height="173" /></div> <p>The three major networks trumpeted the news this weekend that the man behind a mass shooting spree in Norway is also a Christian, highlighting the fact in eight different programs from Saturday through Monday.</p> <p> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/networks-trumpet-news-christian-killer-balked-over-labeling-muslim-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Anders BehringBreivik BiasAlert cbs CBSEveningNews EarlyShow GoodMorningAmerica Islam liberalmediabias Muslims NBC NBCNightlyNews Norway Today WorldNews Mon, 25 Jul 2011 16:39:00 +0000 37951 at http://www.mrc.org Times Highlights Tenuous 'Anti-Muslim' U.S. Links to Norway Terrorist on Front Page http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-highlights-tenuous-anti-muslim-us-links-norway-terrorist-front-page <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Scott Shane: &quot;...the mass killings in Norway, with their echo of the 1995 bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City by an antigovernment militant, have focused new attention around the world on the subculture of anti-Muslim bloggers and right-wing activists and renewed a debate over the focus of counterterrorism efforts.&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>It did not take long for the New York Times to suggest the United States has lessons to learn about the massacre in Norway in which Anders Behring Breivik killed over 90 people, most of them teenagers. Monday's front page, '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/25/us/25debate.html?_r=1&hp=&pagewanted=all">Killings Spotlight Anti-Muslim Thought in U.S.</a>' by Scott Shane. <br /><br />While quick to note anti-Muslim 'right-wing activists" Shane didn't identify the left-wing environmentalist and anti-technology ideology of the Unabomber, whose manifesto Breivik copied.<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-highlights-tenuous-anti-muslim-us-links-norway-terrorist-front-page" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndersBehringBreivik liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Norway ScottShane Terrorism TimesWatch Mon, 25 Jul 2011 15:56:00 +0000 admin 437 at http://www.mrc.org NYT Sees More Danger After 'Christian Extremist' Attack in Norway; Found 'Understanding' for Muslim Bombers of London in 2005 http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-sees-more-danger-after-christian-extremist-attack-norway-found-understanding-muslim-bom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> While the Times showed no reluctance to identify the lone gunman in the Norway attacks as a &quot;Christian extremist&quot; in a front-page headline and hinted at more danger from &quot;right-wing extremists&quot; in Europe, the paper was reluctant to identify Islam after the deadly July 7, 2005 attacks by Muslim terrorists in London. Instead the Times treated the attacks as Tony Blair&#039;s &quot;bitter harvest&quot; for following President George W. Bush into Iraq. </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>Sunday's front-page, over-the-fold headline on the massacre in Norway (over a story by Scott Shane and Steven Erlanger) was blunt: '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/24/world/europe/24europe.html?_r=2&pagewanted=all">As Horrors Emerge, Norway Charges Christian Extremist – Manifesto Shows Plan of Attack, Fear of Islam</a>.' (Photo credit Jon-Are Berg-Jacobsen/Agence France-Presse - Getty Images)<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-sees-more-danger-after-christian-extremist-attack-norway-found-understanding-muslim-bom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndersBehringBreivik DoubleStandards LabelingBias liberalmediabias LondonBombing NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Norway Terrorism TimesWatch TimothyMcVeigh Unabomber Mon, 25 Jul 2011 15:06:00 +0000 admin 436 at http://www.mrc.org Obama's Tradition of 'Favoring Pragmatism Over Absolutes' http://www.mrc.org/articles/obamas-tradition-favoring-pragmatism-over-absolutes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The return of the pragmatic big-spending liberal, Barack Obama, at the Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in Norway. </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>That "pragmatic" big-spending liberal Barack Obama is at it again. Reporter Jeff Zeleny, covering Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech for Friday's edition, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/11/world/europe/11prexy.html?scp=4&amp;sq=zeleny&amp;st=cse">claimed the president</a> "continued a pattern evident throughout his public career of favoring pragmatism over absolutes."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/obamas-tradition-favoring-pragmatism-over-absolutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BarackObama JeffZeleny LabelingBias liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias NobelPeacePrize Norway TimesWatch Fri, 11 Dec 2009 14:49:00 +0000 admin 7249 at http://www.mrc.org Gore Wins Nobel Prize for Sexy, According to Wash. Post http://www.mrc.org/articles/gore-wins-nobel-prize-sexy-according-wash-post <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> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Al Gore, the <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/11/AR2007121102491.html"></a>tall, “adorable,” “sexy,” “very hot Nobel Peace Prize winner,” … “The Man.” </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It was the ultimate in Al Gore adoration, all the way from Oslo, Norway, via The Washington Post’s Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/gore-wins-nobel-prize-sexy-according-wash-post" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy actor Al Gore Etheridge famous film gore hollywood inconvenient movie Nobe lPrize nobel Norway Oslo peace prize sex sexy spacey Thurman truth Tunstall Wed, 12 Dec 2007 21:23:54 +0000 admin 25195 at http://www.mrc.org Senate Could Vote Soon on Return of U.N. Sea Treaty Reagan Opposed http://www.mrc.org/articles/senate-could-vote-soon-return-un-sea-treaty-reagan-opposed <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> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In the clamor over Britney Spears’s children and O.J. Simpson’s latest caper, the media haven’t told much about an impending Senate vote that could impact the U.S. economy, national security and international relations. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; At issue is the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea – a.k.a. the Law of the Sea Treaty or LOST. If brought to the Senate floor, it will require a two-thirds majority to be approved. The Associated Press said a Senate vote could occur “by year’s end.” </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/senate-could-vote-soon-return-un-sea-treaty-reagan-opposed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy arctic convention Denmark drill economic Global Warming ice law melt Norway ocean oil polar reagan rights Russia sea seabed treaty U.N. UN United Nations waters Wed, 10 Oct 2007 19:38:58 +0000 admin 25302 at http://www.mrc.org