Press Releases

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
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