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Media Research Center President Brent Bozell appeared on Varney and Co., Friday, to hammer the media’s response to the death of terrorist leader Qasem Soleimani. Regarding press outlets that have called him “iconic” and “revered,” an exasperated Bozell concluded, “The media refuse to award the United States the moral high ground in this existential fight between good and evil, this existential fight between those who believe in freedom and those who believe in terrorism.”
MRC President Brent Bozell appeared on Trish Regan Primetime on Friday and called out CNN and journalists who won’t do the basics of investigating controversies like Hunter Biden’s role in the Ukrainian company Burisma. Talking about the media’s resistance to covering the story (and forced mentions of it by Republicans during impeachment hearings), Bozell blasted, “They are upset that the Republicans are bringing this up. They are having to cover the Republicans live. But if it were up to them, and in fact when it has been up to them, they haven't said a thing.”
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Thursday mocked media sadness that impeachment isn’t going exactly as planned. Appearing on Varney and Co., he reminded Fox Business host Stuart Varney that Chris Matthews blamed Fox News, adding, “[Matthews’s] thinking was 'Fox News is giving this other side of the story and the American people, half of America, is listening to this other side of the story.'”
RESTON, VA -- On Monday, The Media Research Center (MRC) filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against Bloomberg LP, the owner of Bloomberg News, Michael Bloomberg and Mike Bloomberg 2020, Inc. The complaint maintains that the policy adopted by Bloomberg News to omit investigating Mike Bloomberg and the other Democratic presidential candidates while continuing to investigate Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump potentially is an improper contribution to Bloomberg’s campaign under FEC regulations.
Media Research Center founder and President Brent Bozell on Thursday hammered the media’s “fake news, left-wing” agenda when it comes to covering impeachment. Appearing on Varney and Co., Bozell discussed a new MRC study finding that 96 percent of impeachment stories have been negative.
Appearing Wednesday on the Fox Business Network, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell told Trish Regan on her eponymous prime time show that the liberal media have shown “such hypocrisy” on the Trump whistleblower. And in reacting to our latest study, Bozell ruled that they have put our “democracy...in peril” with their rampant, anti-Trump bias.
RESTON, VA — On Thursday, Media Research Center Founder and President Brent Bozell released a statement about Twitter’s decision to ban all political advertising. Bozell called the explanation “laughable” and an attempt to further limit the ability of conservatives to get their message heard.” Here’s the statement from Bozell:
On Wednesday afternoon, the Fox News Channel’s Outnumbered Overtime dedicated a full, four-minute-plus segment to the latest NewsBusters study by research analyst Bill D’Agostino, which quantified at the liberal media’s ongoing obsession with anonymous sources through the lens of the impeachment inquiry.
RESTON, VA — The Free Speech Alliance (FSA), a coalition of conservative organizations and conservative leaders committed to protecting free speech online, surpassed 60 members today. Recent members to the FSA include: PragerU, Susan B. Anthony List, America’s PAC, and Independent Women’s Forum. As big tech companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter continue to de-platform conservatives, it is more important than ever for conservatives to band together in the fight to protect free speech online. That is why the FSA was formed.
Media Research Center Director for Media Analysis Tim Graham appeared at The Paley Center on Tuesday and sparred with liberal CNN host Brian Stelter about media bias in the age of Trump. Graham shot down Stelter’s argument about “hate movements” on the right, saying of the need to hold journalists accountable: “I want to say to Brian very seriously, I don't hate journalists. I don't want to be part of a hate movement. Okay? I minored in journalism, and that's but yes, I have a site called NewsBusters. But journalism's important. Journalism's important enough that we need to hold it accountable.”
On Thursday, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell and more than 20 conservative leaders released a statement rejecting Facebook’s “insulting” response to specific examples of bias. They declared, “No conservative leader or organization should accept this as a legitimate response to the undeniable issues we have raised.” The Media Research Center (MRC) also leads a group called the Free Speech Alliance of almost 60 organizations dedicated to combating the censorship of conservatives online.
In a Wednesday appearance on the Fox Business Network’s Trish Regan Primetime with fill-in host David Asman, NewsBusters executive editor Tim Graham ripped into The New York Times by comparing the newspaper to the current Congress, complete with a lefty leader being besieged by their “radical base”.
Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued a statement on Tuesday regarding former Senator Jon Kyl’s interim report on Facebook’s anti-conservative bias.
On Tuesday, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell and other conservative leaders released a letter calling on Google to explain reports and allegations that the search engine is attempting to block conservative sites and exclude voices that don’t fit the liberal narrative. (A similar letter has also been sent to members of Congress, asking them to investigate.) The letter to Google can be found, in its entirety, below:
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Monday concluded that the New York Times is simply giving up reporting actual news and that the paper is now controlled by a liberal mob of readers. Appearing on Fox Business’s Varney and Co. to discuss the internal Times meeting about shifting from collusion to racism, Bozell declared, “So now they switch to racism to placate those readers. Call me silly, but I thought they were supposed to be reporting news. But they're not. They are doing what their left-wing readers want them to do.”
Appearing on the Monday edition of the Fox Business Network’s Varney & Co., Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell tore into Twitter for being “like two-year-olds” with their attempt to lock Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign account for sharing video of angry, far-left protesters last week outside his home threatening to inflict fatal harm on the Kentucky Republican.
Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell made his latest appearance on the Fox Business Network on Tuesday, sounding off on The New York Times kowtowing to their “clearly out of control” far-left base by changing a headline and CNN’s upcoming show trial on gun control. And for good measure, Bozell schooled a liberal panelist on Bulls and Bears after they insinuated the President was responsible for the El Paso terror attack.
Media Research Center President (MRC) Brent Bozell issued the following statement Tuesday about CNN’s upcoming town hall on guns: "I’m calling on all public officials to boycott CNN's disgraceful town hall in El Paso tomorrow night. It’s nothing more than a partisan political ratings stunt, and it dishonors the victims and their families. We saw how CNN’s town hall following the shooting in Parkland, Florida, last year turned into a left-wing anti-gun political rally. There are no indications this event won’t be more of the same."
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Thursday appeared on the Fox Business Channel to recount the debacle of the Robert Mueller hearings. Regarding the devastated response from journalists, Bozell compared, “It's a throwback to election night 2016 when they all thought that Hillary was going to win and suddenly Trump wins and they were so crestfallen. It happened again yesterday. I thought the news media were going to break down in tears.”
MRC founder and president Brent Bozell and NewsBusters Executive Editor Tim Graham discussed their new book Unmasked: Big Media's War Against Trump with The Daily Signal Podcast this week. Rob Bluey and Virginia Allen asked about how the Media Research Center team has methodically analyzed the networks during the Trump presidency.