Media Coverage of Supreme Court Nominee
Check out the most up-to-date
information and examples of liberal media bias in the coverage of the
Senate hearings for Supreme Court nominee John Roberts -- and join in the
discussion on the MRC blog,
This page is a compilation of MRC’s commentary and activities on CBS’s planned mini-series “The Reagans.”
California Recall Page
California’s recall election, currently scheduled for October, promises to be the dominant political story of the late summer and early fall. This is a compilation of all MRC items about the election.
Promoting the Prescription Drug Entitlement
Over the past two months, the networks have passed off political activists as “typical” senior citizens in several prescription drug stories. At least one network has shown a penchant for interviewing the same expert over and over and, in a rather embarrassing mistake, CBS and ABC actually interviewed the same “victim.”
Raines: Editor and Partisan
New York Times Executive Editor Howell Raines has consistently and aggressively promoted liberal policies throughout his career. Listed
on this page are what others have said about the head man at the Times and a couple of comments from Raines himself.
on Terrorism: The Celebrity View
Many celebrities feel obligated to share their political opinions and
the war on terrorism has been no exception. From novelist Norman
Mailer’s rants about “what
if the perpetrators were right” to singer Steve Earle’s
soon-to-be released tribute
to John Walker Lindh, the celebrity community has been a source of
anti-American commentary since the war started. Here’s a selection
of some of those comments.
Halliburton and Hype
misdeeds and a tumbling stock market have led to another media
overreaction. Big business is bad, the media have decided, and more
government regulation is needed to tame the beast and protect the
“little guy.” This simplistic spin has influenced almost every
corporate corruption story since Independence Day.
Lone Anchor of This Week
George Stephanopoulos will take over as the solo host of ABC's Sunday
interview show This Week in the fall, ABC News President David
Westin announced on June 18. Stephanopoulos's rise has been marked by
numerous acts of bias.
Chung: CNN's New Prime Time Star
Connie Chung Tonight will become part of CNN's prime time
lineup on June 24. In anticipation of the new show, the MRC takes a look
back at some of Chung's most outrageous incidents of liberal bias.
Goes to Cuba
Former President Jimmy
Carter recently completed a tour of Cuba that created a flurry of network
coverage and provided viewers with a fleeting glimpse inside the island
Gumbel Set to Retire
Check out videos of Gumbel at his most biased in "Top Ten Gumbel
Stumbles" and read a staggering anthology of the liberal
activist-anchor's personal bias masquerading as journalism.
Pete: Jennings and the Palestinians
ABC's World News Tonight anchor Peter Jennings has demonstrated a
pro-Palestinian, pro-Arab bias in Middle East coverage for years.