media outlets — radio, television and print —
regularly feature MRC guests on their programs,
quote MRC spokespeople in their articles, and
cite MRC research in their stories. Below are
links to a sampling of MRC making news in the
media. Links to the full story are provided when
available, and were active when posted.
- Boston Globe, April 30, 2006.
Op-ed by Jeff Jacoby. Relies heavily on MRC
CyberAlert research about NBC’s Tim Vincent
reporting form New York while wearing a shirt emblazoned with the
Soviet Union’s hammer and sickle.
- NewsMax.com, April 29.
Post, Media Slant Limbaugh Plea. Quotes
MRC Director of Media Analysis Tim Graham on articles about Rush
Limbaugh. "While noting that the online link was ‘Limbaugh
Charged With Prescription Drug Fraud,’ Graham said it was ‘accurate
but incomplete,’ arguing that it could mislead readers into believing
that Limbaugh ‘was admitting guilt, with words like surrenders and
turns himself in’ despite the fact that it a part of a deal with no
admission of guilt."
- NRA News, April 28, 2006.
Director of Media Analysis
Tim Graham discussed this week's liberal media bias.
- Fox News Channel, The O’Reilly
Factor, April 26, 2006. MRC Director of
Tim Graham discussed NPR’s support of a judge who sentenced a
convicted child molester to probation
- Washington Times, April 25, 2006.
Inside Politics: McCarthyites by Greg
Pierce. Column quotes Vice President of Research and Publications
Brent Baker. " ‘…hailed Mary McCarthy, the CIA staffer fired last
week for telling The Washington Post's Dana Priest about secret
prisons in Eastern Europe,’ the Media Research Center's Brent Baker
- Los Angeles Times, April 24, 2006.
Eye Partially Blind by Scott Collins.
"No sooner was the ‘Today’ co-host's ascension to the ‘CBS Evening
News’ revealed this month than conservative firebrand
of Media Research Center opened the bomb hatch on what he called ‘the
perky, likable, and politically liberal Katie Couric, whose biases
will only reinforce CBS' reputation as a network riddled with
liberally biased reporting.’" [press
- Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April
Media Join Immigration 'Fringe'
by MRC President
Brent Bozell discussed media coverage of recent protests on
behalf of illegal immigrants.
Union-Tribune, April 16.
of Valor” by Robert J. Caldwell, in Sunday Insight section. “The
Media Research Center, a conservative watchdog group that monitors
television news, complained last fall ….” (Story also carried by
Copley News Service.)
Fox News Channel, Fox & Friends, April 11.
Brent Bozell discussed actor Ben Affleck’s outburst that President
Bush could be guilty of treason and hanged.
National Review, April 10,
Perk." Op-ed by MRC Director of Media Analysis
Tim Graham. "The torch of Dan Rather has been passed at CBS, and
another liberal flame-thrower is on the job," Katie Couric.
Wall Street Journal, April
"New Time, Same Katie." Editorial on Katie Couric. "The list of her
utterances and leading questions posted on the Media Research Center’s
site may not fully represent the range of her opinions and
April 7. "Free
Spirit Vieira to Replace Couric on Today," by Steve Gorman. "L.
Brent Bozell, head of the conservative Media Research Council,
called Vieira ‘a megaphone for the liberal cause.’"
- Washington Post, April 6.
Vieira Getting Set for New Role" by David Bauder (Associated Press
column). "The conservative media watchdog Media Research Center issued
a statement condemning Vieira for anti-Bush administration opinions
offered on ‘The View.’"
U.S. News & World Report,
April 6. A Capital View. "Media
critics need to look in the mirror" by John W. Mashek. "The Media
Research Center, an outfit dedicated to proving that every story in
the newspapers or on TV is slanted left …."
CBS News Public Eye, April
the MRC’s DisHonors Awards" by Brian Motopoli. "Last Thursday
night, Vaughn and I hit Washington DC's Grand Hyatt hotel for the
Media Research Center’s ‘DisHonors Awards.’"
New York Post, March 31.
Dumb." Page Six. "Ted
Turner was pilloried with the ‘Aaron Brown Memorial Award for
Stupidest Analysis’ at the Media Research Center's 2006 Dishonors Gala
last night at the Grand Hyatt in Washington...."
The Weekly Standard, April
Goering Gambit" by Edward Morrissey. "According to a
study performed by the Media Research Center (MRC), the media is
playing right into Saddam's strategy."
- Newsday, April 2.
in Liberal Dross" by Noel Holston. "To
Brent Baker, vice president of the Media Research Council, an
organization dedicated to detecting liberal bias in TV and other
media, ‘Boston Legal’ is typically aggravating and sometimes
of immigration: correction or weasel words?" by James T. Campbell.
Graham, director of media analysis at the Media Research Center, a
conservative media watchdog group, believes the terminology that
appeases minority journalist groups is politically correct, but not
Union-Tribune, April 6.
Vieira Selected as Couric’s Successor at Today" by David Bauder.
"‘NBC promises to poison Americans' mornings with liberal bias,’ said
Brent Bozell." (This AP column also run by Baltimore Sun and
Washington Post, April 6.)
- Knight Ridder Newspapers,
April 8. "Tough
to Make Case for Blaming Media on Iraq" by Dick Polman.
(Philadelphia Inquirer, April 9.)
Noyes offered the pro-Bush argument by phone on Friday. He tracks
Iraq coverage for the conservative Media Research
Center in Virginia …."
- Washington Times,
Politics" by Greg Pierce.
" ‘The torch of Dan Rather has been
passed at CBS, and another liberal flame-thrower is on the job,’
Tim Graham writes …." (Other MRC citations in
3,4,6,7, and March
7, 8, 24, 29, 30.)
- Tribune Media Services,
Cal Thomas nationally syndicated column to more than 400 newspapers,
April 5. "New
Standards, Practice …" by Cal Thomas. "Last Thursday, I served as
the unpaid master of ceremonies for the Media Research Center's ‘Dishonors
Awards’ dinner in Washington."
Monday: Katie Couric Edition." "Here are some of her [Couric’s]
most outrageous, sometimes humorous, quotes over the past 15 years,
courtesy of the Media Research Center …."
- NewsMax.com, April
Replacement an Anti-War Liberal." "According to the Media Research
Center's NewsBusters.org blog, Vieira displayed a photo of herself
marching with her pre-teen daughter and her husband …."
- Townhall.com, April
to the Sidewalk" by Jennifer Biddison. "Thursday night I was
surrounded by an impressive group of conservative Who’s Whos at the
Media Research Center’s annual gala."
Other Clips, Links,
Posted link to MRC blog NewsBusters about Meredith Vieira’s anti-war
The Drudge Report, April 6.
ABCNews.go.com, April 6.
Reuters story carried by ABC that cited the MRC’s research on Meredith
Human Events Online, April 3, 5, 6
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