Press Releases

Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement on Tuesday in response to CNN's lawsuit against the White House: "CNN's lawsuit is ridiculous. I am, and have always been, a defender of the Constitution and the First Amendment. That said, no one reporter has a constitutional right to access the press briefing room. It's the prerogative of the White House to decide who gets a pass and who does not. Let me be clear: Jim Acosta is not a reporter; he is a left-wing activist. He has proven on countless occasions that he is more interested in... continue reading
Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement on Monday in response to last week's midterm elections: The liberal media are spinning this as a typical off-year result for the incumbent president's party, and a referendum on President Trump, but I think they’re wrong. These aren't typical times and Republicans should have kept their majority in the House, especially running against so many leftists funded by radicals clearly out of the mainstream. My concern has never been for Republicans. It has been for the conservative principles it champions. I am going to be perhaps the only conservative... continue reading
Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement on Monday in response to Saturday Night Live 's "pathetic" mocking of former Navy SEAL, and current Republican congressional candidate, Dan Crenshaw: Saturday Night Live is pathetic and unoriginal. Making fun of a former Navy SEAL for his combat injuries shows that nothing is too low for SNL when they have a chance to mock Republicans. If Crenshaw were a Democrat, this "joke" wouldn't have made it out of the writer's room -- and if by some miracle it did, NBC would have issued an apology within the hour... continue reading
RESTON, VA -- The Media Research Center (MRC) today released a new poll, conducted by McLaughlin & Associates, specifically looking at conservatives’ attitudes towards the social media platform, Twitter. According to the poll, almost half of the conservatives (49 percent) surveyed do not trust Twitter to treat all of its users equally, regardless of their political beliefs. That’s nearly three times as many (16.7 percent) who trust Twitter. Ten percent of conservatives said that they stopped using Twitter because of its censorship of conservatives, while another 11 percent said that they were considering leaving for the same reason. Out of... continue reading
RESTON, VA -- Media Research Center (MRC) Vice President of Business and Culture Dan Gainor issued the following statement in response to a new Media Research Center/McLaughlin & Associates poll, gauging public opinion about politics in sports and entertainment media. The survey found that when watching live sports or entertainment shows on television, 74 percent of likely voters said they are “ trying to get away from politics and do not want to be bombarded with partisan political messages,” and 43 percent said they were less likely to watch live sports and entertainment shows because they have become too political... continue reading
For Immediate Release: September 12, 2018 Contact: Tom Buchanan (703) 683-5004, tbuchanan@crcpublicrelations.com Media Research Center: Congress MUST Investigate Claims Google Tried To Fix Election RESTON, VA – Today, the Media Research Center (MRC) said Congress must hold hearings to investigate Google for possibly trying to fix the presidential election following a bombshell report by Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Monday night. The report disclosed a November 9, 2016, email from Google Multicultural Marketing Department head Eliana Murillo describing the company’s “silent donation” to boost Latino voting turnout in the 2016 presidential election. Google’s effort was designed to aid the Clinton campaign... continue reading
RESTON, VA – The Media Research Center (MRC) today released a new poll conducted by McLaughlin & Associates gauging self-described conservatives’ attitudes toward Facebook and other social media companies. According to the poll, o ne-third (32%) of self-described conservative Facebook users have left or are considering leaving Facebook due to political censorship . Two-thirds (66%) of conservatives agreed they do not trust Facebook to treat its users equally regardless of their political beliefs. Another two-thirds (65%) of self-described conservatives believe social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are purposely censoring conservatives and conservative ideas from their platforms. MRC President... continue reading
RESTON, VA -- Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement Monday in response to Facebook, Apple and Spotify removing "The Alex Jones Show" and other InfoWars content. In April, MRC released an extensive report detailing censorship by social media companies. MRC President Brent Bozell: "I don't support Alex Jones and what InfoWars produces. He's not a conservative. However, banning him and his outlet is wrong. It's not just a slippery slope, it's a dangerous cliff that these social media companies are jumping off to satisfy CNN and other liberal outlets. This is part of a disturbing... continue reading
RESTON, VA -- Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement Wednesday in response to a report from Vice News that found Twitter is ‘shadow banning” prominent conservative leaders and members of Congress -- impeding users’ access to their public profiles . I n April, MRC released an extensive report detailing the censorship of conservative voices by Twitter and other social media companies. MRC President Brent Bozell: “This is evidence that Twitter is deliberately censoring conservative voices. It seems Twitter is doing everything in its power to obstruct access to these prominent conservatives and limit the influence... continue reading
For Immediate Release: June 19, 2018 Contact: Tom Buchanan (703) 683-5004 tbuchanan@crcpublicrelations.com Conservative Coalition Calls On Tech Giants to Provide Plans for Eliminating Bias and Censorship RESTON, VA – On Tuesday , the Media Research Center (MRC) and the recently formed coalition, Conservatives Against Online Censorship , called on tech giants Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to release blueprints by September 1 for how they will address the four following key areas of concern: ● Provide Transparency: Conservatives need to know that they are being treated the same as all others. Social media companies have operated in a black-box environment,... continue reading