News Analysis Division http://archive2.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19165/all en Brent Bozell Praises CNN and MSNBC for Banning Roger Stone http://archive2.mrc.org/press-releases/brent-bozell-praises-cnn-and-msnbc-banning-roger-stone <p><img class="image-blog_body-50" src="http://newsbusters.org/s3/files/styles/blog_body-50/s3/images/stonecnn.jpg?itok=OkGBlZ4g" style="width: 300px; margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px; float: right;" />Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement praising CNN and MSNBC for their decisions to ban Roger Stone, a close associate of presidential candidate Donald Trump<strong>,</strong> who has called for intimidation of delegates at this summer’s Republican Convention.</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/press-releases/brent-bozell-praises-cnn-and-msnbc-banning-roger-stone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division CNN Donald Trump MSNBC presidential election Roger Stone Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:19:15 +0000 rich.noyes 49904 at http://archive2.mrc.org Liberal Loathing for 'Troll-Like,' Sub-Human Ted Cruz http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/liberal-loathing-troll-sub-human-ted-cruz <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 29, No. 4 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/Feb222016_1.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=316964" title="Feb222016.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Liberal Loathing for “Troll-Like,” Sub-Human Ted Cruz</strong></h3><p><br /><span style="float: right;"><img width="300" src="http://www.newsbusters.org/s3/files/styles/blog_body-50/s3/images/2016-02-10-MSNBC-MJ-Matthews.JPG" style="margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" /></span> “There’s a troll-like quality to Cruz. He operates below the level of human life....There’s something about that guy — who’s always reminded me of Joe McCarthy — and there’s something about him that is negative and menacing.”</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/liberal-loathing-troll-sub-human-ted-cruz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division Bernie Sanders Chris Matthews Joy Behar Justice Scalia Lester Holt Marco Rubio MSNBC NBC New York Times Supreme Court Ted Cruz USA Today Sat, 20 Feb 2016 14:40:06 +0000 rich.noyes 49878 at http://archive2.mrc.org Wincing When Hillary's Honesty Questioned; Brian Williams, 'Purveyor of Truth and Justice' http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/wincing-when-hillarys-honesty-questioned-brian-williams-purveyor-truth-and-justice <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 29, No. 3 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/default/files/Feb82016.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=299249" title="Feb82016.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Holt to Hillary: I “Winced” When You Were Called Dishonest</strong></h3><p><br /><span style="float: right;"><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/143643" width="300" height="169" frameborder="0"></iframe></span> “I want to ask you about a moment at the town hall the other day. A young man, a Bernie Sanders supporter, stood up and said young people don’t trust you....And when he said that, I winced. And I was wondering, you’ve obviously been in tough battles, political battles, but do you get your feelings hurt sometimes?”</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/wincing-when-hillarys-honesty-questioned-brian-williams-purveyor-truth-and-justice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division Barack Obama Brian Williams cbs Chris Matthews Hillary Clinton Lee Cowan Lester Holt MSNBC NBC presidential candidates Rachel Maddow Ted Cruz Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:33:00 +0000 rich.noyes 49870 at http://archive2.mrc.org Journalists Ooze Over 'Keen, Analytical' Obama; He's Like George Washington http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/journalists-ooze-over-keen-analytical-obama-hes-george-washington <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 29, No. 2 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/default/files/Jan%20252006.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=279906" title="Jan 252006.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Obama’s Speech Just Like George Washington’s Farewell</strong></h3><p><br /><span style="float: right;"><img style="margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2016/january/DorisKearnsGoodwin.JPG" width="300" /></span> “It [Obama’s State of the Union speech] reminded me — I mean, this is going to sound ridiculous, like I always think about George Washington, but it reminded me of George Washington’s Farewell Address.”<br /><strong>— Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin on PBS’s <em>Charlie Rose</em>, January 12.</strong></p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/journalists-ooze-over-keen-analytical-obama-hes-george-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc Andrea Mitchell Charlie Rose Doris Kearns Goodwin Hillary Clinton NBC PBS President Obama Terry Moran Fri, 22 Jan 2016 17:10:56 +0000 rich.noyes 49856 at http://archive2.mrc.org Bias by the Minute: Tallying the Network News Agenda in 2015 http://archive2.mrc.org/media-reality-check/bias-minute-tallying-network-news-agenda-2015 <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/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Early last year, the Media Research Center set up a new project to keep tabs on all stories on the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts, categorizing each item by its topic and total airtime. Thanks to that effort, we can now precisely analyze the agenda and bias of the Big Three networks — what they covered, and what they failed to cover, in 2015.<br /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Mike Ciandella is Research Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@mikeciandella" target="_blank">Follow Mike Ciandella on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/media-reality-check/bias-minute-tallying-network-news-agenda-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division abc cbs Climate Change Donald Trump Gun Control Hillary Clinton NBC obamacare police misconduct politics Radical Islam sanctuary cities Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:56:14 +0000 rich.noyes 49845 at http://archive2.mrc.org 'Proud' of 'Tearful' Obama's Attack on Gun Rights; Like Lincoln's 'Emancipation Proclamation' http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/proud-tearful-obamas-attack-gun-rights-lincolns-emancipation-proclamation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 29, No. 1 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/default/files/Jan112016.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=319965" title="Jan112016.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>“Proud” of “Tearful” Obama’s Attack on Gun Rights</strong></h3><p></p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/proud-tearful-obamas-attack-gun-rights-lincolns-emancipation-proclamation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc cbs Chuck Todd Donald Trump gun rights Guns Jonathan Alter MSNBC NBC President Obama Racism second amendment Sun, 10 Jan 2016 14:27:32 +0000 rich.noyes 49844 at http://archive2.mrc.org MSNBC’S Melissa Harris-Perry Wins MRC Quote of the Year: 'Hard Worker' Is Now an Offensive Term http://archive2.mrc.org/press-releases/msnbcs-melissa-harris-perry-wins-mrc-quote-year-hard-worker-now-offensive-term <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bozell: “This woman is an embarrassment even by MSNBC’s standards.” </div> </div> </div> <p>RESTON, VA – The Media Research Center (MRC) is proud to announce the <a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/years-worst-worst-best-notable-quotables-2015"><strong>Worst of the Worst of 2015: The 28th Annual Awards for the Year’s Worst Reporting</strong></a>, with MSNBC’s <strong>Melissa Harris-Perry</strong> taking home the “Quote of the Year” honor for scolding a guest who referred to Speaker-to-be Paul Ryan as a “hard worker:”</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/press-releases/msnbcs-melissa-harris-perry-wins-mrc-quote-year-hard-worker-now-offensive-term" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division AP brent bozell Guns Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC Notable Quotables Ted Cruz Worst of the Worst Thu, 17 Dec 2015 15:39:00 +0000 rich.noyes 49815 at http://archive2.mrc.org The Worst of the Worst: The Best Notable Quotables of 2015 http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/worst-worst-best-notable-quotables-2015 <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;charset=utf-8"> <!--COPY FROM HERE DOWN --> <div id="bonq-maincol"> <div id="bonq-home"> <h1><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/bestofnq/2015/bestofnq_2015.jpg" alt="Best of NQ 2015" width="700" height="184" /></h1> <br class="clearer" /> <div id="nq-intro" class="page-section"> <div id="bonq-left-col"> <div style="font-weight: bold; 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as posted on the MRC's <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/tim-graham/2015/12/22/bozell-graham-column-worst-reporting-and-punditry-2015">NewsBusters blog</a>.</li> <li>Syndicated column by Cal Thomas, as posted on NewsBusters: <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/cal-thomas/2016/01/01/taking-stock-medias-march-toward-oblivion">"Taking Stock of Big Media's March Toward Oblivion"</a>; on FoxNews.com, with video commentary: <a href="http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2016/01/04/will-mainstream-media-corrupt-our-country-even-more-in-2016.html">"Will the mainstream media corrupt our country even more in 2016?"</a></li> </ul> <h3>Online:</h3> <ul> <li>Charisma News on December 17: <a href="http://www.charismanews.com/culture/53922-2015-s-best-examples-of-bad-media-reporting">"2015's Best Examples of Bad Media Reporting"</a></li> <li>Global Dispatch on December 18: <a href="http://www.theglobaldispatch.com/mrc-names-melissa-harris-perry-the-worst-of-2015-for-offensive-hard-worker-is-a-racist-term-51087/">"MRC names Melissa Harris-Perry the Worst of 2015 for offensive 'hard worker' is a racist term"</a></li> <li><em>Washington Examiner</em>, by Paul Bedard, on December 28: <a href="http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/top-media-dopes-and-their-wacky-words-of-2015/article/2579172">"Top media dopes and their wacky words of 2015"</a></li> <li>CaptolBeatOK, by Patrick McGuigan on January 3, 2016: <a href="http://www.capitolbeatok.com/reports/the-nations-best-of-the-worst-reporting-for-2015-from-the-media-research-center">"The Nation's Best of the Worst Reporting for 2015, from the Media Research Center"</a></li> <li><em>World</em> magazine, by Marvin Olasky on December 31: <a href="http://www.worldmag.com/2015/12/more_from_our_wacky_media_pundits">"More from our wacky media pundits"</a></li> </ul> <h3>Video:</h3> <ul> <li>One America News Network's <em>Tipping Point</em> segment with Ken Shepherd on December 18. <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nb-staff/2015/12/24/oann-ken-shepherd-highlights-winners-mrcs-worst-worst-2015-awards">Video</a></li> <li>Fox News Channel's <em>Fox & Friends Saturday</em> segment with Rich Noyes on December 19. <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nb-staff/2015/12/20/mrcs-rich-noyes-joins-fox-friends-discuss-winners-mrcs-worst-worst-2015">Video</a>.</li> <li>Newsmax TV's <em>Steve Malzberg Show</em> segment with Tim Graham on December 22. <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nb-staff/2015/12/25/mrcs-tim-graham-highlights-notable-quotables-worst-worst-2015-newsmax">Video</a></li> <li>FoxNews.com's <em>Bias Bash</em> posted December 28. Video commentary by Cal Thomas: <a href="http://video.foxnews.com/v/4677434881001">"Top 5 worst examples of media bias in 2015"</a></li> </ul> <h3>Radio:</h3> <ul> <li>Partial list (not including discussions by hosts without a guest): Interviews with MRC staff include appearances on WBAP (Dallas), KRC (Cincinnati), KPRZ (San Diego), WTMJ (Milwaukee), KFAB (Omaha), WPTF (Raleigh, NC), WQSC (Charleston, SC), WDEL (Wilmington, DE), KVOR (Colorado Springs), WWNC (Asheville, NC), WINA (Charlottesville, VA) and KBAR (Twin Falls, ID)</li> </ul> <br class="clearer" /><br /> </div> <div id="bonq-right-col"> <h2><a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=11" style="color: #347abf; text-decoration: none;">Quote of the Year</a></h2> <div class="wrapper2"> <div class="wrapper"> <div class="media"> <iframe title="MRC TV video player" width="320" height="180" src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/142310" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> <div class="content"> <h3>Melissa Harris-Perry</h3> <div class="middle_content"> <div class="quote"> <strong>Alfonso Aguilar, Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles:</strong> “If there’s somebody who is a hard worker when he goes to Washington, it’s Paul Ryan....”<br> <strong>Host Melissa Harris-Perry:</strong> “I want us to be super careful when we use the language ‘hard worker,’ because I actually keep an image of folks working in cotton fields on my office wall, because it is a reminder about what hard work looks like. So, I feel you that he’s a hard worker, I do, but in the context of relative privilege.” </div> <div class="citation"> &mdash; Exchange on MSNBC’s <em>Melissa Harris-Perry</em>, October 24. </div> </div> <div class="bottom_content"></div> </div> </div> </div> <br class="clearer" /><br /> <br /><hr /><br /> <p>Welcome to the Media Research Center's annual awards issue, a compilation of the most outrageous and/or humorous news media quotes from 2015 (December 2014 through November 2015).</p> <p>To determine this year's winners, a panel of 39 radio talk show hosts, magazine editors, columnists, editorial writers, and expert media observers each selected their choices for the first, second and third best quote from a slate of five to seven quotes in each category <b>[<a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=judges" style="color: #990000; text-decoration: none;">List of Judges</a>]</b>. First place selections were awarded three points, second place choices two points, with one point for the third place selections. Point totals are listed alongside each quote. Each judge was also asked to choose a "Quote of the Year" denoting the most outrageous quote of 2015.</p> <p>The MRC's Kristine Lawrence distributed the ballots and tabulated the results. Senior news analyst Scott Whitlock rounded up the numerous video clips included in the Web-posted version. Rich Noyes and Brent Baker assembled this issue and Brad Ash posted the entire package to the MRC's Web site.</p> <h2><a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=1" style="color: #347abf; text-decoration: none;">Go to first award</a></h2> <br /> <hr /><br /> <h2>Featured Award Categories</h2> <ul class="homepage-categories"> <li> <a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=1"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2015/december/DickMeyer.jpg"" alt="" /><br /> The Obamagasm Award </a> </li> <li> <a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=2"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2015/december/HaroldMeyerson.JPG"" alt="" /><br /> Ku Klux Con Job Award<br><em>for Smearing Conservatives With Phony Racism Charges</em> </a> </li> <li> <a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=3"><img src="https://www.mrctv.org/sites/default/files/images/Steph0426.JPG"" alt="" /><br /> The “What Difference Does It Make” Award<br><em>for Denying Hillary’s Scandals</em> </a> </li> <li> <a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=4"><img src="https://cdn.mrctv.org/sites/default/files/video_thumbs/149470/149470_0002.jpg"" alt="" /><br /> Ruining the Revolution Award </a> </li> <li> <a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=5"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2015/december/BryantGumbel.JPG "" alt="" /><br /> Damn Those Conservatives Award </a> </li> <li> <a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=6"><img src="https://cdn.mrctv.org/sites/default/files/video_thumbs/149479/149479_0001.jpg"" alt="" /><br /> The Pantsuit Patrol Award<br><em>for Boosting Hillary Clinton</em> </a> </li> <li> <a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=7"><img src="https://cdn.mrctv.org/sites/default/files/video_thumbs/149481/149481_0000.jpg"" alt="" /><br /> The Hopeless Haters Award<br><em>for Denigrating the Conservative Candidates</em> </a> </li> <li> <a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=8"><img src="https://cdn.mrctv.org/sites/default/files/video_thumbs/149484/149484_0001.jpg"" alt="" /><br /> Harsh to the Huddled Masses Award </a> </li> <li> <a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=9"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2015/december/DylanMatthews.JPG "" alt="" /><br /> The Audacity of Dopes Award<br><em>for the Wackiest Analysis of the Year</em> </a> </li> <li> <a href="/taxonomy/term/19165/all/feed?cat=10"><img src="https://cdn.mrctv.org/sites/default/files/video_thumbs/149491/149491_0001.jpg"" alt="" /><br /> The Barbra Streisand Political IQ Award<br><em>for Celebrity Vapidity</em> </a> </li> </ul> <br /><hr /><br /> <h2>Download Results</h2> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/bestofnq/2015/BestofNQ2015.pdf"><img border="0" src="http://archive.mrc.org/notablequotables/bestof/2005/images/pdf_icon.gif" align="left" style="height: 25px; 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Based on how the various networks handled the first four debates, viewers should expect: 1) the questions will be aimed at getting the candidates to fight with one another; 2) Donald Trump will take more airtime than any of his competitors; 3) Blitzer and his colleagues will gobble up more speaking time than any of the individual candidates; and 4) the audience will be much higher than for the Democratic debates.<br /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Rich Noyes is Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/RichNoyes" target="_blank">Follow Rich Noyes on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/media-reality-check/crunching-numbers-what-watch-next-gop-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division Ben Carson Carly Fiorina Chris Christie CNBC CNN Debate Donald Trump Fox News Jeb Bush Marco Rubio Ted Cruz Wolf Blitzer Fri, 11 Dec 2015 19:07:00 +0000 rich.noyes 49810 at http://archive2.mrc.org Mauled in the Morning: GOP Candidates Hit from the Left http://archive2.mrc.org/media-reality-check/mauled-morning-gop-candidates-hit-left <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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/LauertoRubio2.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />As the Republican candidates prepare to meet in their fifth cable news debate, they’ve also been participating in what might be considered a year-long, slow-motion debate on the broadcast TV morning news shows. </p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/media-reality-check/mauled-morning-gop-candidates-hit-left" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division abc cbs Donald Trump Marco Rubio NBC Ted Cruz Wed, 09 Dec 2015 17:06:48 +0000 geoff.dickens 49800 at http://archive2.mrc.org Mocking Prayer as 'Meaningless Platitudes' from 'Cowards,' Fearing 'Ugly Politics' of 'Islamophobia' http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/mocking-prayer-meaningless-platitudes-cowards-fearing-ugly-politics-islamophobia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 28, No. 24 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/default/files/Dec72015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=425270" title="Dec72015.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Prayer = “Meaningless Platitudes” from “Cowards”</strong></h3><p><br /><span style="float: right;"><img style="margin-left: 4px; margin-right: 4px;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/documents/2015/NYDNCover.jpg" width="200" /></span> “God Isn’t Fixing This” <br />“As latest batch of innocent Americans are left lying in pools of blood, cowards who could truly end gun scourge continue to hide behind meaningless platitudes” <br /><strong>— Front-page headline and sub-headline of the New York <em>Daily News</em>, December 3.</strong><br /></p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/mocking-prayer-meaningless-platitudes-cowards-fearing-ugly-politics-islamophobia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division anti-Christian bias cbs CNN Gun Control Islamophobia NBC New York Daily News postpartum psychosis Terrorism Washington Post Sat, 05 Dec 2015 22:04:26 +0000 rich.noyes 49794 at http://archive2.mrc.org Blasting 'Ugly' 'Fear Talk' on Syria; Bashing Ted Cruz as 'Un-American' http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/blasting-ugly-fear-talk-syria-bashing-ted-cruz-un-american <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 28, No. 23 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/default/files/Nov232015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=272845" title="Nov232015.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Blasting GOP’s “Extreme,” “Ugly” “Fear Talk” on Syria</strong></h3><p></p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/blasting-ugly-fear-talk-syria-bashing-ted-cruz-un-american" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc Benghazi cbs Chris Matthews CNN Conservatives FNC Hillary Clinton Marco Rubio Media Bias NBC refugees Republicans Shepard Smith Ted Cruz Sat, 21 Nov 2015 15:39:18 +0000 rich.noyes 49777 at http://archive2.mrc.org MRC Study: TV News Is Trying to Winnow the Field of GOP Candidates http://archive2.mrc.org/media-reality-check/mrc-study-tv-news-trying-winnow-field-gop-candidates <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/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="text-align: left;">During the past three months, the big broadcast networks have essentially stopped covering most of the GOP presidential candidates, a lack of national news attention that presumably affects the national poll ratings used to determine which candidates are included in televised debates.<br /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Rich Noyes is Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/RichNoyes" target="_blank">Follow Rich Noyes on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/media-reality-check/mrc-study-tv-news-trying-winnow-field-gop-candidates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division abc Ben Carson Carly Fiorina cbs Donald Trump Jeb Bush Marco Rubio NBC Fri, 06 Nov 2015 22:32:54 +0000 rich.noyes 49753 at http://archive2.mrc.org CNBC's Deplorable Debate Debacle; Hillary 'One of the Biggest Winners'? http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/cnbcs-deplorable-debate-debacle-hillary-one-biggest-winners <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 28, No. 22 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/sites/default/files/Nov92015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=299016" title="Nov92015.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>CNBC’s Deplorable Debate Debacle</strong></h3><p></p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/notable-quotables/cnbcs-deplorable-debate-debacle-hillary-one-biggest-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division candidates Carl Bernstein Carl Quintanilla Chris Matthews CNBC CNN Debate Hillary Clinton John Harwood Kathy Griffin MSNBC Republican Sat, 07 Nov 2015 20:59:36 +0000 rich.noyes 49754 at http://archive2.mrc.org MRC Study Proves It: CNBC Agenda Was to Undermine GOP Candidates http://archive2.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-study-proves-it-cnbc-agenda-was-undermine-gop-candidates <p><img class="image-blog_body-50" src="http://newsbusters.org/s3/files/styles/blog_body-50/s3/images/CNBCDebate.JPG" style="width: 300px; margin-top: 6px; margin-bottom: 6px; float: right;" width="300" />A Media Research Center analysis of the questions posed by moderators John Harwood, Carl Quintanilla and Becky Quick at CNBC's Republican presidential debate found nearly two-thirds (65%) hit the candidates with negative spin, personal insults or ad hominem attacks.</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-study-proves-it-cnbc-agenda-was-undermine-gop-candidates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division Becky Quick Carl Quintanilla CNBC Conservatives Debate John Harwood presidential primary Republicans Fri, 30 Oct 2015 14:20:33 +0000 rich.noyes 49749 at http://archive2.mrc.org