Christians http://archive2.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/225/all/articles/articles/articles/articles/articles/articles/articles/filmmaker-hopes-atheist-brokeback-mountain en Next: Scarlet "C"s http://archive2.mrc.org/cartoons/next-scarlet-cs <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2476" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/default/files/CMI-Burn%20the%20Witch%281%29.jpg?1428428071" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">April 7, 2015 - 1:21pm</span> </div> </div> </div> Faith Family Politics #RFRA Christians gay agenda Indiana Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:34:31 +0000 mike.ciandella 48611 at http://archive2.mrc.org The Age of Obama http://archive2.mrc.org/cartoons/age-obama <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2520" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/default/files/CMI-Moral.jpg?1423666506" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 11, 2015 - 9:49am</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Culture Faith International Islamification Patriotism Politics Christians Crusades Islam moral equivalence Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:55:07 +0000 mike.ciandella 48218 at http://archive2.mrc.org Late-Night Comedian Jokes about ‘CrossFit’ Jesus http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/late-night-comedian-jokes-about-crossfit-jesus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Christians are the target of comedians – once again. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/132701" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p>Larry Wilmore, Stephen Colbert’s replacement, is fighting discrimination – with more discrimination? </p><p>During Comedy Central’s Feb. 2 “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore,” the host focused on obesity “discrimination” to ask, “Should obesity be treated as a civil rights issue?” Citing rigorous physical fitness programs, Wilmore joked that even churches show off a “CrossFit” crucified Jesus. </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/late-night-comedian-jokes-about-crossfit-jesus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith anti-obesity Christians jesus Larry Wilmore Wed, 04 Feb 2015 18:44:43 +0000 mike.ciandella 48161 at http://archive2.mrc.org NBC News Terrorism Expert: ‘We Have to Put Ourselves in the Eyes’ of Terrorists to ‘Understand’ Them http://archive2.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-news-terrorism-expert-we-have-put-ourselves-eyes-terrorists-understand-them <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Wednesday’s edition of&nbsp;<em>The Cycle</em>&nbsp;on MSNBC, NBC News terrorism expert Evan Kohlmann was at it again, telling the hosts that we, as Americans, must&nbsp;<strong>“put ourselves in the eyes”</strong>&nbsp;of Islamic terrorists considering<strong>&nbsp;“there wouldn't be violent attacks but there would be an uproar”</strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<strong>“anger”&nbsp;</strong>among Christians if Muslims burned crosses or trampled&nbsp;<strong>“Christian artifacts.”</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-news-terrorism-expert-we-have-put-ourselves-eyes-terrorists-understand-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Christians cycle France Islamic Jihad MoralEquivalency MSNBC Muslims Paris Terrorism Thu, 15 Jan 2015 22:44:58 +0000 curtis.houck 48022 at http://archive2.mrc.org Majority of Americans Aren’t On Board with Media’s ‘War on Christmas’ http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/majority-americans-arent-board-medias-war-christmas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Good news this Christmas season. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="normal">Good news from the latest Gallup poll – unless you’re a member of the Angry Atheists Club or the League of Whiny Secularists. <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/180347/three-quarters-americans-identify-christian.aspx?utm_source=alert&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_content=morelink&amp;utm_campaign=syndication">Three-quarters of Americans identify as Christian</a>. That number has remained virtually unchanged since last year- just a slight one percent drop. </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/majority-americans-arent-board-medias-war-christmas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Government Politics Christians Christmas Gallop poll Wed, 24 Dec 2014 15:27:09 +0000 mike.ciandella 47913 at http://archive2.mrc.org ABC Refuses to Identify ISIL Victims as Christian http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/abc-refuses-identify-isil-victims-christian <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> And isn’t eager to call the caliphate Muslim, either. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="normal">As liberal columnist <a href="http://nation.foxnews.com/2014/08/13/kirsten-powers-obama%25E2%2580%2599s-inattention-iraqi-christians">Kirsten Power recently noted</a>, President Obama is notably reluctant to acknowledge that Iraqi Christians are facing lethal persecution at the hands of ISIL. Unfortunately, he’s not alone. ABC has been almost completely silent about the religious minorities that ISIS’ self-declared Islamic caliphate is intent on wiping out.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/abc-refuses-identify-isil-victims-christian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith International Islamification ABC News Christians Iraq ISIL Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:48:00 +0000 mike.ciandella 46920 at http://archive2.mrc.org Believers and Nonbelievers to Hollywood: Stay with Bible or We Stay Home http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/believers-and-nonbelievers-hollywood-stay-bible-or-we-stay-home <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Poll shows audiences value Biblical, historical accuracy. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="normal">Before “Noah” director Darron Aronofsky proudly told critics that his film was “<a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/director-whatever-you-think-noah-youre-fing-wrong">the least Biblical film ever made”</a> he might have wanted to ask audiences how important following the Bible was to them.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/believers-and-nonbelievers-hollywood-stay-bible-or-we-stay-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Bible Christians hollywood Noah Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:07:07 +0000 mike.ciandella 46443 at http://archive2.mrc.org NBC’s Olympic-Sized Bias: 13X More Coverage to Russian anti-Gay Law than Attacks on Syrian Christians http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/nbcs-olympic-sized-bias-13x-more-coverage-russian-anti-gay-law-attacks-syrian-christians <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Network frets over gays in the Games, ignores Syrian ethnic cleansing. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Journalists love to preen as human rights watchdogs, congratulating themselves publicly for their roles – real or imagined – in securing the life and liberty of the downtrodden. That is, as long as it’s <i>the right sort</i> of downtrodden.&nbsp; <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/Gaylauer.jpg" style="float: right;" width="385" height="236" /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/nbcs-olympic-sized-bias-13x-more-coverage-russian-anti-gay-law-attacks-syrian-christians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith International Islamification Media Politics Christians gay agenda NBC Sochi Olympics Syria Civil War Thu, 06 Feb 2014 13:30:34 +0000 mike.ciandella 45486 at http://archive2.mrc.org Christian Film Blacklisted at Oscars: CBS Sidesteps Controversy Over Revoking of Nomination http://archive2.mrc.org/biasalerts/christian-film-blacklisted-oscars-cbs-sidesteps-controversy-over-revoking-nomination <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>CBS This Morning&nbsp;</em>on Thursday ignored the larger issue behind the blacklisting of a small Christian film that had its Oscar nomination revoked. Talking to Bruce Broughton, the man who wrote the title song for&nbsp;<em>Alone Yet Not Alone</em>, reporter Ben Tracy failed to wonder if there was a religious motive behind the controversial actions. On Wednesday, the film's nomination was stripped because Broughton, a former Academy official, had previously sent out a mild e-mail promoting the film.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/biasalerts/christian-film-blacklisted-oscars-cbs-sidesteps-controversy-over-revoking-nomination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Academy Awards cbs CBS This Morning Christians Oscars Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:57:09 +0000 scott.whitlock 45426 at http://archive2.mrc.org On MSNBC, Schaeffer Sees GOP 'Pathological Hatred,' Want to 'Stop the First African-American President' http://archive2.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-schaeffer-sees-gop-pathological-hatred-want-stop-first-african-american-president <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2014-01-03-MSNBC-PN-Schaeffer.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing as a guest on Friday's <em>PoliticsNation</em> on MSNBC, during a discussion of conservative Christians making plans to push their agenda, liberal guest Frank Schaeffer charged that Republicans have a "pathological hatred" of President Obama, asserted that the GOP's goal is to "Stop the first African-American President from succeeding at all costs,</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-schaeffer-sees-gop-pathological-hatred-want-stop-first-african-american-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Al Sharpton Barack Obama Christians Conservatives Frank Schaeffer MSNBC PoliticsNation Racism Republicans Mon, 06 Jan 2014 18:45:17 +0000 45231 at http://archive2.mrc.org Egypt: Churches Burned, Christians Attacked, Networks Barely Mention http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/egypt-churches-burned-christians-attacked-networks-barely-mention <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, NBC and CBS give week of anti-Christian violence just 5% of Egypt reporting. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the media’s wall-to-wall Egypt coverage, one important facet of the ongoing crisis has gotten short shrift: the deadly plight of that nation’s Christians. The three broadcast networks in particular have buried the anti-Christian violence, devoting just 5 percent of Egypt reporting to it since last week.</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/egypt-churches-burned-christians-attacked-networks-barely-mention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith International Islamification Politics broadcast networks Christians Egypt Muslim Brotherhood Wed, 21 Aug 2013 19:12:27 +0000 matt.philbin 44327 at http://archive2.mrc.org True Blood: God Is a Vampire http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/true-blood-god-vampire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Erotic vampire blood-fest introduced vampire ‘bible’ with allusions to Christians as extremist vampire group. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-thompson">Lauren Thompson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If the audacious amount of gory violence and bloody sex in “True Blood” doesn’t do it for you, what about malevolent vampire “Christians?”</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/true-blood-god-vampire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Christians True Blood Mon, 18 Jun 2012 18:57:15 +0000 matt.philbin 40426 at http://archive2.mrc.org Another Border Run: New York Times Recycles Its 'Conservative Christians Break With GOP on Amnesty' Theme http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/another-border-run-new-york-times-recycles-its-conservative-christians-break-gop-amnesty-th <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>"<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/13/us/politics/evangelical-groups-call-for-new-stance-on-illegal-immigration.html?ref=todayspaper">Christians On Right Urge Reform On Migrants</a>," ran the headline over Trip Gabriel's Wednesday piece. If it sounds familiar, it's because the<em> New York Times</em> runs these wishful-thinking "conservative Christians break with movement on immigration enforcement" on a regular basis.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Trip_Gabriel_1.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="247" width="247" /></p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/another-border-run-new-york-times-recycles-its-conservative-christians-break-gop-amnesty-th" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Amnesty Christians Gaffes Illegal Immigration Religion Trip Gabriel Wed, 13 Jun 2012 18:00:28 +0000 clay.waters 40389 at http://archive2.mrc.org CBS Surprisingly Highlights Persecution of Christians in 'Majority Muslim' Egypt http://archive2.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-surprisingly-highlights-persecution-christians-majority-muslim-egypt <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/main_photos/2012/May/2012-05-20-CBS-EN-Palmer.jpg" style="float: right;" width="240" height="180" />Sunday's CBS Evening News refreshingly spotlighted the continuing persecution of the Coptic Christians in Egypt, an ongoing story that the Big Three networks have largely ignored for months.</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-surprisingly-highlights-persecution-christians-majority-muslim-egypt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs CBS Evening News Christians Egypt Elizabeth Palmer Jeff Glor Muslims NBC Mon, 21 May 2012 21:56:16 +0000 matthew.balan 40145 at http://archive2.mrc.org Film About Murder Spree Titled ‘God Bless America’ http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/film-about-murder-spree-titled-%E2%80%98god-bless-america%E2%80%99 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Violent black comedy mocks Christians as it kills them. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/paul-wilson-joe-and-betty-anderlik-fellow-culture-and-media">Paul Wilson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>From <a href="articles/filmmaker-hopes-atheist-brokeback-mountain">denying God’s existence</a>, <a href="http://m.newsbusters.org/blogs/brent-bozell/2011/03/12/bozell-column-good-christian-women-should-boo">to attacking Christians</a>, <a href="articles/%E2%80%98glee%E2%80%99-serves-bible-mockery-gay-propaganda-valentine%E2%80%99s-day">to attacking the Bible</a>, Hollywood has launched an all-out war on Christianity in America.</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/film-about-murder-spree-titled-%E2%80%98god-bless-america%E2%80%99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Patriotism Politics Christians faith God Bless America Thu, 16 Feb 2012 15:44:41 +0000 matt.philbin 39164 at http://archive2.mrc.org