Press Releases

RESTON, VA – MRC President Brent Bozell released the following letter (below) today to CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad asking that the Media Research Center be included on their annual ‘Islamophobia Network’ list for its long commitment to exposing the leftist PC culture that hides the danger of radical Islam. In his letter, Bozell highlighted the qualifications of the MRC as well as his strong ties to many of the prominent organizations on this year’s list. Mr. Nihad Awad CAIR 453 New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, DC 20003 Mr. Awad, It has come to my attention that CAIR and the... continue reading
RESTON, VA – The following is a statement released Friday afternoon from MRC President Brent Bozell on CNN’s Jake Tapper publicly taking on the State Department over the issue of lies about the editing of video from a public event. “At the risk of ruining Jake Tapper’s career I have to commend him for looking into the camera and publicly demanding accountability from the State Department during a segment that went over four minutes on his show. He identified four separate lies told by the State Department and, when he got to the end, he spoke for me and all... continue reading
RESTON, VA – Media Research Center President Brent Bozell today demanded Telemundo immediately apologize to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and fire a cameraman, as well as all involved in a staging incident in San Diego during a Trump campaign visit there last week. Filmmaker Andrew Marcus of Rebel Pundit caught a Telemundo cameraman in the act of staging a shot with anti-Trump protesters in San Diego. The protesters, who were holding the Mexican flag upside-down, were instructed by the cameraman to flip the flag right-side-up. According to MRC Latino, Telemundo has not aired the cameraman’s footage at this time... continue reading
RESTON, VA – Media Research Center President Brent Bozell was invited to participate in Wednesday's much-anticipated meeting with the nation's top conservatives at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. This evening, he emerged from the gathering and was pleased with the conversation. Further, he was hopeful about a restoration of trust in the future after allegations that Facebook suppressed trending conservative news topics. Upon leaving from the meeting, he has released the following statement: "I think this was a very productive first meeting. I think Facebook understands there is a problem. And I think that from the very top, there... continue reading
RESTON, VA – Later today, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell will join other top conservatives in a meeting with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to discuss last week's Gizmodo report that Facebook quashed trending conservative news items. Going into the meeting, Bozell issued the following statement: “I look forward to sitting down with Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook because, as I’ll explain to them, no one knows more about liberal bias in the media than we do. We have been documenting and exposing it for almost 30 years. Facebook has a serious problem. Trust is everything and now conservatives don’t trust... continue reading
RESTON, VA – Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement praising CNN and MSNBC for their decisions to ban Roger Stone, a close associate of presidential candidate Donald Trump , who has called for intimidation of delegates at this summer’s Republican Convention. A report by Politico on CNN’s decision to ban Stone cited his attacks on Ana Navarro (a Jeb Bush supporter and CNN analyst) in which he called her an “Entitled Diva Bitch,” “Borderline retarded,” and “dumber than dog s---.” Stone has also referred to Roland Martin and Ana Navarro as “quota hires” by CNN... continue reading
RESTON, VA – The Alliance for Fair Coverage of Life Issues launched its #CoverTheMarch campaign today demanding the media cover this year’s March for Life and cover it fairly. The annual event held in Washington, D.C. draws hundreds of thousands of peaceful participants from all over the country. This year’s March for Life marks the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade , the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on demand. The Alliance for Fair Coverage of Life Issues , a coalition of 17 pro-life organizations and two members of Congress along with the Media Research Center, formed in response... continue reading
RESTON, VA – MRC President Brent Bozell issued the following statement on Monday in reaction to the Republican National Committee’s decision to officially cut ties with NBC News for a planned February 26 Republican presidential debate. “This was the right move by the RNC. After the dreadful performance by CNBC’s moderators at the Republican debate in October, it makes no sense to continue to allow committed left-wingers in the media to decide the nominee of the Republican Party. NBC News’s brand has been severely diminished by its continued antics over the last year in particular. NBC has proven itself unworthy... continue reading
RESTON, VA – The Media Research Center (MRC) is proud to announce the Worst of the Worst of 2015: The 28th Annual Awards for the Year’s Worst Reporting , with MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry taking home the “Quote of the Year” honor for scolding a guest who referred to Speaker-to-be Paul Ryan as a “hard worker:” Alfonso Aguilar, Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles: “If there’s somebody who is a hard worker when he goes to Washington, it’s Paul Ryan....” Host Melissa Harris-Perry : “I want us to be super careful when we use the language ‘hard worker,’ because I actually keep... continue reading
RESTON, VA – This morning, the New York Daily News published an offensive cover mocking GOP presidential candidates, the Speaker of the House and people of faith for turning to prayer after the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California. Instead of denouncing this anti-religious bigotry, many in the news media have subsequently touted and praised the disgusting headline, “God Isn’t Fixing This,” belittling prayer as a response to tragedy. Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell reacts: “It wasn’t enough that the New York Daily News saw no issue with publishing such an offensive cover in the aftermath of the... continue reading