|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 31, 2001
|FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Katie Wright (703) 683-5004, ext. 132
NBC-4’s PRO-ABORTION PROBLEM
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Media
Research Center President Brent Bozell today condemned WRC-TV
(NBC Channel 4 in Washington, D.C.) for allowing anchor Barbara Harrison
to emcee a pro-abortion event last Friday, October 26th. Harrison emceed
the Planned Parenthood Awards dinner in Washington; Planned Parenthood
is an adamantly pro-abortion organization.
are supposed to be above reproach when it comes to sensitive and
controversial issues they themselves cover. Barbara Harrison has lost
all credibility in covering this issue, and both NBC-4’s credibility
and judgment have been called into question as well,” Bozell said.
that by allowing Harrison to emcee such an ideological event, NBC-4 just
insulted a huge portion of its viewing audience.
now has a pro-abortion problem. Most of the people in its viewing
audience have a deeply held position on the issue, one side or the
other, and the station owes it to its viewers to re-establish its
credibility. If Channel 4 cannot maintain credibility on this issue, how
can viewers trust it to cover any issue?” Bozell said.
information on the Media Research Center or to schedule an interview with
a spokesperson please contact Katie Wright at
(703)-683-5004, ext. 132.
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