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PBS Star Jim Lehrer's Record of Liberal Bias in Debates
10/3/2012 11:07 AM ET
Jim Lehrer's been the liberal face of taxpayer-funded PBS for decades -- and has demonstrated a liberal tilt in recent presidential debates.
George Stephanopoulos: Reliably Crowning Democrats as Debate Winners
10/2/2012 7:18 AM ET
In eight out of the last nine general election presidential debates (every one since he joined ABC News in 1997), George Stephanopoulos has gone on his network’s airwaves to claim victory for the ...
ABC, CBS, NBC Hype Romney Hidden Camera Tape, Bury Obama's 'Redistribution' Clip
9/21/2012 6:04 AM ET
In all the Big Three networks this week devoted about 88 minutes to the Romney tape compared to just six and a half minutes on the Obama "redistribution" clip -- a 13 to 1 ratio.
NBC Donates 25 Percent More Airtime to DNC Than RNC
9/11/2012 11:47 AM ET
If journalists were interested in fairness, there's nothing more basic than giving a similar amount of airtime to each major party convention. An MRC analysis finds that's exactly what CBS and ABC ...
ABC, CBS and NBC Bury Bumbling Biden's Most Embarrassing Moments
9/4/2012 7:50 AM ET
When the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks preview Vice President Joe Biden’s 2012 Democratic National Convention speech, will they fill their programs with a montage of the mental mistakes that ...
The Media vs. the GOP: Intolerant, Anti-Women, and Always Too Conservative
8/27/2012 7:50 AM ET
It doesn’t matter whether the nominee is a conservative like Ronald Reagan, or a moderate like John McCain — network reporters always seem to scold Republican delegates ...
Ryan’s Not the First: Media’s History of Trashing GOP Vice Presidential Picks
8/13/2012 9:00 AM ET
Network reporters have already stepped forward to define Paul Ryan as a heartless budget-slasher who might repel as many votes as he might attract to the GOP ticket. A review finds that after ...
Networks That Fawned Over Obama's World Tour Mock Romney's International 'Blunders'
8/2/2012 9:33 AM ET
MRC analysts examined all 21 ABC, CBS and NBC evening news stories about Republican candidate Mitt Romney's trip to London, Israel and Poland between July 25 and July 31. Virtually all of ...
Media Rush to Attack Gun Rights in Wake of Aurora Shooting
7/27/2012 7:53 AM ET
Within hours of the horrible massacre at the Aurora, Colorado movie theater, liberal reporters hijacked the tragedy to advance their anti-gun rights agenda. As they did in the wake of school ...
How Would a Consistent News Media Cover a Supreme Court Ruling Against ObamaCare?
6/20/2012 1:00 PM ET
How the media might cover a Supreme Court ruling tossing out ObamaCare remains to be seen, but the MRC studied how the networks covered multiple Court rulings tossing out key elements of George W. ...
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