Media Reality Check
10/12/2012 10:32 AM ET
Reviewing the questions posed at Thursday night's vice presidential
debate, ABC correspondent Martha Raddatz clearly favored Team Obama, but not entirely. Out
of 48 discrete questions and ...
10/11/2012 7:03 AM ET
ABC News claims it's "absurd" that vice-presidential debate moderator Martha Raddatz favors the Democrats. But a review of her reporting displays a tilt to the left.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...