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The Media Research Center Should Declare Victory Over Liberal Media Bias ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- On C-SPANs Washington Journal Friday morning former Time magazine columnist Jack White stated that the Media Research Center (MRC) should declare victory over liberal media bias. But Jack Whites employer is a case study in why the MRCs mission to bring political balance to the media continues to be imperative. I must say that Im constantly amazed when people complain about the so-called liberal bias in the press, and there are still people making a living complaining about the liberal bias in the press. Our good... continue reading
NBCs Russert on Personal Campaign to Repeal Bushs Tax Cut Biased: 44 Questions This Year About Repealing The Tax Cut, Zero Questions About Accelerating Or Expanding It ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Media Research Center President Brent Bozell today chastised NBC Meet the Press moderator Tim Russert for going on a personal campaign to repeal President Bushs tax cut. On yesterdays show, Tim Russert asked his 41st, 42nd, 43rd, and 44th questions this year about repealing the tax cut 44 questions from the liberal point of view. To date, he has not asked a single question of any guest about accelerating or... continue reading
MRC STUDY OF NETWORK ECONOMIC REPORTING REVEALS BLATANT BIAS; BOZELL ISSUES CHALLENGE TO NETWORKS ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Media Research Center President Brent Bozell announced the launch of the MRC's Operation ATM (Audit The Media) today with the release of a new study, A Summer of Skewed News: The Liberal Tilt in TV's Economic Reporting . The study found the networks accentuated liberal themes on a range of key economic issues, including tax cuts, prescription drugs and corporate and accounting regulations. Through its new project, Operation: Audit The Media, the MRC will issue weekly reports and, at years end, rank the... continue reading
Videotape Examples Prove Charges Are Serious, Not Silly ALEXANDRIA, VA. - Media Research Center President Brent Bozell today responded to ABC World News Tonight anchor Peter Jenningss dismissal of MRC research showing that Jenningss Middle East coverage is biased. Jennings called the MRCs proof silly Friday on CNNs Larry King Live : LARRY KING: How do you react, by the way, before taking the next call, to some of the controversy that surround you? And I know Brent Bozell, a columnist, has criticized you as being kind of pro-Arab, and I've heard this for years. PETER JENNINGS: Well, I think... continue reading
NETWORKS LABEL CONSERVATIVES FOUR TIMES AS OFTEN AS LIBERALS ALEXANDRIA, VA. - A new Media Research Center study has found that network reporters label conservatives four times more often than they label liberals, confirming recent allegations of liberal media bias made by former CBS newsman Bernard Goldberg in his best-seller, Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How The Media Distort the News . MRC researchers examined all instances in which the reporters themselves applied either the "liberal" or conservative label on ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts over a five-year period, from January 1, 1997 through December 31, 2001. The study... continue reading
STATEMENT FROM BRENT BOZELL PRAISING CNNS SPECIAL THE PATH TO SAINTHOOD If it is necessary and acceptable to point out the failings and demerits of the national press, it is mandatory to speak out when the media perform in a stellar fashion. There is great consternation in some quarters about the way the national press is handling the crisis facing the Catholic Church. To some degree the criticism is valid; there is a piling on mentality in the press, with some media reports taking a deliberate anti-Catholic stance. On the other hand and this is more a personal observation, speaking... continue reading
FIERCE LIBERAL LOYALIST NOW HAS A NETWORK PERCH TO HIMSELF ALEXANDRIA, VA - Media Research Center President Brent Bozell condemned ABC News for anointing former top Clinton spinner George Stephanopoulos as the sole host of the Sunday morning public affairs program continue reading
NEW MRC STUDY FINDS CNNS CUBA COVERAGE A MEGAPHONE FOR A DICTATOR WASHINGTON, D.C. - At a Washington news conference today held by Cuba Libertad , Media Research Center President Brent Bozell released a new MRC study that has found CNNs Havana bureau to be more of a propaganda tool for Fidel Castros government than a balanced and fair source of news out of Cuba. The study, Megaphone for a Dictator: CNNs Coverage of Castros Cuba, 1997-2002 , reviewed all 212 CNN prime time news stories on Cuban life or government since creation of the CNN Havana bureau on March... continue reading
EXPO$: NEW YORK TIME$, TIME, CB$, NBC AND DI$NEY DONATE DOLLAR$ TO PEOPLE FOR THE AMERICAN WAY Bozell: Perhaps Its Past Time That We Stopped Calling These Entities News Organizations And Called Them What They Really Are: Liberal Propaganda Machines ALEXANDRIA, VA - Media Research Center President Brent Bozell blasted several of the largest media companies in America today for their open financial support of People for the American Way , an ultra-left wing Washington special interest group a group these organizations cover on a regular basis. An expos published by National Review Online reveals the New York Times ,... continue reading
CBSs DAN RATHER TAKES HOME TOP DISHONOR AT MRC CEREMONY WASHINGTON, D.C. - CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather won the Quote of the Year award last night at the Media Research Centers annual Dishonors Awards Ceremony. The audience chose Rather from among the evenings top three Dishonor award winners. Rather won for his absurd defense of Bill Clintons honesty during his appearance on Fox News Channels The OReilly Factor last May 15. Bill OReilly: I want to ask you flat out, do you think President Clintons an honest man? Dan Rather: Yes, I think hes an honest man. OReilly:... continue reading