Press Releases

For Immediate Release: June 19, 2018 Contact: Tom Buchanan (703) 683-5004 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
RESTON, VA — Media Research Center President Brent Bozell issued the following statement Friday in response to the Television Academy banning press from attending the event honoring TBS Full Frontal host Samantha Bee. The TV Academy, the same group behind the Emmy Awards, honored Bee with the award just one day after she referred to Ivanka Trump as a " feckless c**t ." According to IndieWire , Bee defended herself in her acceptance speech at the award ceremony Thursday night. MRC President Brent Bozell: "In an act of absolute cowardice, the Television Academy not only continued to honor Samantha Bee... continue reading
RESTON, VA -- Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell released the following statement on Thursday about Samantha Bee being honored with a special award from the Television Academy, the group behind the Emmy Awards. Bozell called for the organization to “disinvite” Bee. This award comes less than a day after the TBS talk show host called Ivanka Trump a “ feckless cunt .” Bee apologized on Thursday. Here's MRC President Brent Bozell: The decent and honorable thing for the Television Academy to do is immediately disinvite Samantha Bee. The Academy should and they could but they probably won’t. They... continue reading
RESTON, VA – The Media Research Center (MRC) released an extensive report Monday documenting the censorship of conservative voices by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google. The release of this report follows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony last week where he was questioned about the growing concern that Facebook engages in political bias and censorship. CENSORED! How Online Media Companies Are Suppressing Conservative Speech details the overwhelming liberal bias within these tech giants and how it influences the way they flag and remove content, rank search results, curate trending news, and select outside fact-checkers to combat “fake news.” For more,... continue reading
MRC President Brent Bozell: “Many people have speculated that it is the liberal politics in sports and entertainment shows that is driving their audiences away. We now have evidence that proves this is true. 75% of likely voters agree that political commentary should be left out of entertainment and sports TV. It is no coincidence that viewership of this year’s Oscars ceremony hit an all-time-low. The NFL and liberal sports networks like ESPN are completely at odds with their viewers’ interests and their ratings reflect it. Perhaps the sports and entertainment industries will finally heed this warning before Americans tune... continue reading
RESTON, VA -- Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell released the following statement on Thursday in the wake of the news that View co-host Joy Behar had privately apologized to Vice President Mike Pence for her hateful, anti-Christian remarks from February 13. Bozell described the act as a “good first step,” but called for a public apology. He confirmed that the MRC’s campaign to hold ABC’s advertisers accountable will continue. Here’s MRC President Brent Bozell: It is a good first step that Joy Behar privately apologized to Vice President Pence, but it is not nearly enough. Behar and ABC... continue reading
RESTON, VA — The Media Research Center's Facebook and YouTube video views crossed a major milestone in 2017 — topping 400 million views by the New Year and nearly doubling its previous year's views. In the first three weeks of January 2018, MRC surpassed 23 million video views, up from 1.3 million views at the same time last year. The Media Research Center, whose mission is to expose and neutralize liberal media bias, has expanded its video production with the relaunch of in 2015 as part of an effort to provide new content platforms for a younger generation of... continue reading
For Immediate Release: January 11, 2018 Contact : Tom Buchanan (703) 683-5004 , Reston, VA – The Media Research Center (MRC) announced today that prominent conservative LTC Allen B. West, USA, Ret. has been named a Senior Fellow at the MRC to support its mission to expose and neutralize liberal media bias. In addition to his 22 years in the United States Army, Lt. Colonel West’s extensive career includes representing Florida’s 22nd District in the 112thUnited States Congress and serving as Executive Director to the National Center for Policy Analysis in Dallas, TX. He is a Fox News contributor,... continue reading
MRC President Bozell Calls on NBC to Launch Independent Review into Company’s Culture of Sexual Misconduct RESTON, VA -- Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell released the following statement today calling on NBC to hire an independent investigator to review its culture of sexual misconduct following new claims against MSNBC’s Chris Matthews. According to a report by the Daily Caller , NBC paid one of Matthew’s former producers $40,000 after she filed a sexual harassment complaint against the Hardball host in 1999. In the past few months, NBC has been forced to fire Matt Lauer, Mark Halperin, and Matt... continue reading
On Tuesday morning, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell released the following statement reacting to NBC firing Matt Lauer for sexual misconduct: RESTON, VA -- "This is truly a case of a wolf in sheep's clothing. Matt Lauer has spent decades sanctimoniously lecturing others on the ethics of their behavior, yet clearly has not held himself to the same standards. Sexual harassment in any way, shape or form is absolutely repugnant. These allegations are shocking, but perhaps we shouldn't be surprised by his behavior. Remember, this is a man who once attempted to dismiss Bill Clinton's sex scandals as 'personal... continue reading