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Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement Monday in response to Facebook, YouTube, Apple and Spotify removing "The Alex Jones Show" and other InfoWars content. In April, MRC released an extensive report detailing censorship by social media companies.
In recent days, the stock prices for major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have taken truly massive hits, which were partly driven by the issue of censoring conservative political speech. Last week, Facebook took a colossal $120 billion stock hit (which was the largest ever in history). And during an appearance on the Fox Business Network’s After the Bell, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell predicted that such hits were “going to get worse.”
MRC research director Rich Noyes appeared Friday on the Fox Business program Cavuto: Coast to Coast to discuss the dearth of economic coverage amid porn-star scandal coverage. Cavuto said the focus isn’t fair and balanced. Noyes agreed: “The media haven't been fair and balanced in years but the Trump era has put that into sort of hyperdrive. If you asked people in polls what they care about, the economy is usually number one or number two. Russia, and sort of these insider scandal stories like that are usually way down. The Michael Cohen case does not affect people's lives, the economy does. That’s where presidents usually rise and fall in the long term.”
Appearing on Fox Business Network’s Varney & Co. on Thursday, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell hammered CNN for abandoning any pretense of objective journalism and devoting all of its air time to attacking President Trump on issue after issue. Host Stuart Varney, a CNN alum, lamented that it was “sad to see” the cable channel had fallen so far.
RESTON, VA -- Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement Wednesday in response to a report from Vice News that found Twitter is ‘shadow banning” prominent conservative leaders and members of Congress -- impeding users’ access to their public profiles. In April, MRC released an extensive report detailing the censorship of conservative voices by Twitter and other social media companies.
Media Research Center Latino Director Ken Oliver-Mendez appeared on Fox Business, Wednesday, to discuss Univision ignoring record low unemployment amongst Hispanics. After Cavuto guest host Charles Payne explained that 62 percent of Hispanics feel better off now, Oliver-Mendez replied: “That wasn't news on Univision or Telemundo.”
Appearing on Fox Business Network’s Varney & Co. Friday morning, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell called on liberals to denounce the effort by the “radical left” to “censor” and “destroy” any media figure who supports, or even just shows kindness toward, President Trump.
Sad news on Thursday as word came that longtime conservative columnist and Fox News regular Charles Krauthammer has passed away. Krauthammer announced on June 8 that he only had a short time left to live, due to a recurrence of cancer. In 2013, the Media Research Center awarded Krauthammer the William F. Buckley Jr. Award for Media Excellence, and he spoke at our annual Gala on September 26 of that year.
RESTON, VA – On Tuesday, the Media Research Center (MRC) and the recently formed coalition, Conservatives Against Online Censorship, called on tech giants Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to release blueprints by September 1 for how they will address the four following key areas of concern:
Appearing on the Wednesday edition of FBN’s Making Money, MRC President Brent Bozell ripped the liberal media and CNN in particular for their advanced case of Trump Derangement Syndrome showing with their “embarrassing” and “insulting” “gossip” about First Lady Melania Trump’s health.
RESTON, VA — Media Research Center President Brent Bozell issued the following statement on Friday in response to the Television Academy banning press from attending the event honoring TBS Full Frontal host Samantha Bee. The TV Academy, the same group behind the Emmy Awards, honored Bee with the award just one day after she referred to Ivanka Trump as a “feckless c**t.”
MRC Director of Media Analysis and NewsBusters executive editor Tim Graham stopped by the Thursday edition of the Fox Business Network’s The Evening Edit and tore into claims by MSNBC host Chris Hayes and Chris Matthews that condemned Trump voters as racist and Republicans as golf-swinging, Wall Street Journal-reading, and sports-watching enthusiasts.
RESTON, VA -- Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell released a statement on Thursday about Samantha Bee being honored with a special award from the Television Academy, the group behind the Emmy Awards. This award comes less than a day after the TBS talk show host called Ivanka Trump a “feckless cunt.” Bee apologized on Thursday.
The Media Research Center’s Rich Noyes on Wednesday appeared on the Fox Business Network to showcase the hypocrisy of journalists in reacting to a secret informant within the 2016 Trump campaign. Talking to host Neil Cavuto, Noyes explained: “These new stories about an informant talking to Trump people and reporting back to the FBI what they said, that would have been a big story if it had happened to the Obama team under say, a Republican administration, the Bush administration.”
RESTON, VA – In response to the continued restriction and censorship of conservatives and their organizations by tech giants Facebook, Twitter, Google and YouTube, the Media Research Center (MRC) along with 14 leading conservative organizations announced Tuesday the formation of a new, permanent coalition, Conservatives Against Online Censorship.
Joining Fox Business Network host Elizabeth MacDonald on the Wednesday edition of her new show The Evening Edit, the Media Research Center’s Research Director Rich Noyes spoke about the liberal media’s blatant “double standard” when it came to Iran deal coverage, trusting Barack Obama but not Donald Trump, and his latest study about negative network Trump coverage.
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Wednesday appeared on Fox Business to decry the unrelentingly negative coverage Donald Trump has endured in the first four months of 2018. According to a new MRC study, 90 percent of the President’s network press has been hostile. Bozell explained: “They simply are not going to say anything positive about him.... They have no vested interest in objectivity.”
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Thursday warned of the “threat of censorship worldwide” from social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Appearing on Varney and Company, he detailed the danger conservatives face: “It is worse than bias. It is censorship.... Never in history has there been a threat of censorship worldwide. These are worldwide platforms.”
MRC Founder and President Brent Bozell, MRC Censorship Project Director Allen West, and 61 prominent conservative leaders issued the following joint statement on Tuesday urging leading social media companies to adopt four key principles in order to ensure that conservatives receive equal treatment on these important platforms.
RESTON, VA – Media Research Center (MRC) Senior Fellow LTC Allen B. West (USA, Ret) issued the following statement Tuesday concerning Facebook’s community guidelines publicly released earlier today. LTC West serves as MRC’s primary spokesperson for its Censorship Project.