Sports Journo from ‘The Nation’ Likens NFL to ‘The Flintstones’

January 4th, 2016 7:11 PM
So, if you bet good money on the Flintstones being used this weekend in an incredibly lame political analogy involving gays and the NFL…I salute you. For that exact thing happened on the Saturday edition of the “Melissa Harris-Perry Show,” when The Nation’s Dave Zirin discussed the suspension handed down to New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who received…

Ebony Editor: What if Bill Cosby Supported Black Lives Matter?

December 31st, 2015 8:37 PM
Maybe it can be chalked up to a tendency toward reflection at year's end and not the emergence of a refreshing pattern. This past Sunday on Meet the Press, one of the last people you'd expect to point out that "it's not always policemen" killing black people -- filmmaker Spike Lee -- said just that in plugging his new movie, Chi-Raq, about the endless…

Year-End Awards: The Most Outrageous Media Quote of 2015

December 31st, 2015 9:04 AM
Wrapping up the Media Research Center’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2015,” it’s time to present the “Quote of the Year” for 2015, and the top runner-up, as selected by our panel of 39 expert judges, who were extremely generous with their time as they reviewed a large ballot of outrageous quotes. Winning the dubious distinction of worst quote of the year, MSNBC…

Year End Awards: The Ruining the Revolution Award

December 26th, 2015 9:59 AM
Since Monday, NewsBusters has been presenting each category from the Media Research Center’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2015,” our annual awards for the year’s worst journalism. Today, the “Ruining the Revolution Award,” for journalists wailing about how awful it will be for communist Cuba to become more like the capitalist U.S. Winning this award, Fox News…

MRC's Graham Highlights NQ's Worst of the Worst 2015 on Newsmax TV

December 25th, 2015 10:32 AM
The MRC’s Tim Graham joined Newsmax TV on Tuesday night with host Steve Malzberg to elaborate on the MRC’s Notable Quotables Worst of the Worst 2015 winners, including overall winner Melissa Harris-Perry of MSNBC declaring on October 25 that the term “hard worker” has racist connotations.

On OANN, Shepherd Highlights Winners of MRC's Worst of the Worst

December 24th, 2015 11:17 AM
Making his television debut on the December 18 edition of One American News Network’s Tipping Point, NewsBusters managing editor Ken Shepherd promoted the 2015 winners of the Notable Quotable’s Worst of the Worst and the overall winner of MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry scolding guest Alfonso Aguilar on October 25 for using the term “hard worker” because it’s…

Noyes Joins FNC to Discuss Winners of MRC's Worst of the Worst Winners

December 20th, 2015 8:02 AM
On Saturday morning, MRC Research Director Rich Noyes joined co-host Tucker Carlson on the Fox News Channel’s Fox & Friends to highlight a few winners from the 2015 edition of Notable Quotable’s Worst of the Worst, including overall winner MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry for her diatribe about the term “hard worker” having racist connotations. 

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Wins MRC's Quote of the Year Award

December 17th, 2015 10:43 AM
The Media Research Center (MRC) is proud to announce the Worst of the Worst of 2015: The 28th Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting, with MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry taking home the "Quote of the Year" honor for scolding a guest who referred to Speaker-to-be Paul Ryan as a "hard worker:"

Harris-Perry Gripes Over 'Totally Black Guy' Darth Vader As Evil

December 13th, 2015 3:12 PM
On her eponymously named Sunday morning show, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry went into a mini-rant about racism in Star Wars as she complained about villain Darth Vader being "totally a black guy" when he was "cutting off white men's hands" who did not "claim his son," but then became a white man after he "claims his son and goes over to the good."…

Kelly, Kurtz Unload on Media for Complaints Over Terrorist Photo

December 8th, 2015 12:49 AM
Ripping members of the liberal media who’ve criticized press outlets for publishing photos of San Bernardino terrorist Tashfeen Malik wearing a hijab, Fox News host Megyn Kelly teamed with guest Howard Kurtz on Monday night to excoriate the “ludicrous” line of thinking by Melissa Harris-Perry and an Al Jazeera producer (among others) that even led Kelly to exclaim that “[n…

Kelly, Beck Rip Melissa Harris-Perry over ‘Hard Worker’ Comment

October 28th, 2015 2:31 AM
As part of his appearance on the Tuesday edition of Fox News Channel’s The Kelly File promoting his new book The Immortal Nicholas, The Blaze founder/host Glenn Beck and host Megyn Kelly slammed Melissa Harris-Perry for her now viral comment condemning the use of the term “hard worker” because she believed its demeaning to slaves and working mothers. 

Melissa Harris-Perry: ‘Hard Worker’ Is Offensive Term to Slaves, Women

October 26th, 2015 6:21 PM
On Saturday, MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry scolded guest Alfonso Aguilar for using the term “hard worker” because it’s demeaning to slaves and working women: "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…

BLM Leader: No Apology for 'Pigs in a Blanket, Fry 'em Like Bacon'

October 18th, 2015 12:02 PM
After tape rolled of Black Lives Matter demonstrators repeatedly chanting "pigs in a blanket, fry 'em like bacon," you might have thought a BLM leader would either apologize, or at least seek to miminize the incident as the excesses of an irresponsible and unrepresenative few. But no.  On today's Melissa Harris-Perry show, after just such video was played, BLM…

'Me Too!' Politico Reporter Assures Harris-Perry He's Also a Feminist

October 12th, 2015 10:13 PM
Isn't that sweet: a Politico reporter assures a far-left MSNBC host that when it comes to a major issue, he shares her political viewpoint. On this evening's Rachel Maddow show, guest host Melissa Harris-Perry happened to mention that she was a "feminist." Hardly had Harris-Perry uttered the words when Jake Sherman, congressional correspondent for Politico, broke…