BMI’s Gainor: Inauguration ‘Pay for Play’ Coverage Highlights Ob

January 19th, 2009 5:57 PM
And the media, 'one of Barack Obama's major constituencies,' don't complain.The Obama Inauguration Committee sold coverage of inaugural events, effectively limiting the number of Americans who can view them and undercutting Obama’s claims of accessibility, according to Business & Media Institute VP Dan Gainor.“Barack Obama, in his last radio address before he becomes president says this is…

Most Networks Skip Story of Obama's Socialist Global Warming Czar

January 14th, 2009 4:41 PM
Fox News on Wednesday continued to be one of the very few media outlets covering the fact that Barack Obama's new "global warming czar" has ties to socialist groups. While all three network morning shows ignored the story, "Fox News Live" host Megyn Kelly interviewed climate change skeptic Senator James Inhofe on the subject. After noting that appointee Carol Browner was a member of the Socialist…

Obama Attorney General Nominee Eric Holder Helped Enable 2000 Elian Go

November 20th, 2008 11:03 PM
Now that Eric Holder is in the process of trying to graduate from Barack Obama's vice-presidential search committee to President-elect Obama's apparent nominee for Attorney General, it's a good idea to remind people of Holder's role in the Elian Gonzalez case in 2000. This post largely reprises one I put up in June._______________________________________ In between hosannas, someone should…

Knight on Fox News: CMI Debate Study Shows that Character Counts

September 26th, 2008 2:40 PM
CMI Director Robert Knight appeared on Fox News Live on Friday morning to discuss the key role that character played in the presidential primary debates, a major finding from CMI's latest report, "‘Character,' the Most Important Issue in the Presidential Debate." Knight stated: "Character was the big factor. A third of the questions were directed at trying to find out whether the candidates had…

MRC's Motley on FNC on Network Dem Convention Coverage

August 26th, 2008 12:35 PM

Rush: Americans Would Love the Pres. Bush I've Seen

November 19th, 2007 2:57 PM
Americans would love the President Bush that Rush Limbaugh has had a chance to spend time with. That was one of Rush's concluding comments in a unique simulcast of his show that he conducted with Martha MacCallum on Fox News Channel this afternoon from 1:30-2 PM ET.View video here. RUSH LIMBAUGH: The president is a fine man, I like him. He's incredibly upbeat. He's so different in person than…

CNN: Forest Fire Rehash More Important Than Medal of Honor Ceremony

October 22nd, 2007 3:25 PM
CNN decided to not to break away from its almost non-stop coverage of the California wildfires as President Bush formally awarded a Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan the Medal of Honor, as its competitors Fox News and MSNBC aired the ceremony at the White House live. The Medal of Honor went to Lt. Michael Murphy of Patchogue, New York, who died in the line of duty in 2005 during operations against…

NBC Paying for Pari$ Hilton Interview? NB/MRC's Graham Discusses Contr

June 22nd, 2007 1:31 PM

MRC Study: On Day Zarqawi Died, CNN And MSNBC Focused on The Negative

December 20th, 2006 5:01 PM
Now that times are difficult in Iraq, it’s easy for the media to claim they are simply reporting the bad news that is obvious to everyone. But how did networks such as CNN and MSNBC report more positive events? According to a new study by the MRC, overall, Fox News generated the most balanced coverage of news on the ground, while the other two cable networks consistently emphasized negative…

Iranian Ambassador Follows Democratic Lead to Blame Fox News

December 7th, 2006 12:16 PM

FNC's Buttner: Economy's Doing Well Despite Media Hype to the Contrary

November 1st, 2006 3:51 PM

Savage Attack: Globe Writer Accuses W of 'Terrorizing' Americans

September 15th, 2006 3:23 PM
The Boston Globe refers to Charlie Savage as a "staff writer."  But judging by the hyper-partisan comments he made on Fox News Channel this afternoon, Savage belongs over on the opinion page.Interviewed with two other legal reporters by FNC's Martha MacCallum, Savage took these shots at President Bush and his fellow Republicans: President Bush is "terrorizing" Americans with the terrorism issue…

Trying Too Hard for Balance, FNC Equates Israeli Security Measures Wit

August 14th, 2006 12:11 PM
Last week, I documented here the way CNN leaned over backwards for balance in a story. In the wake of the Seattle Jewish Center shooting, it equated the fear of Jewish-Americans of similar incidents . . . with the fear of Hezbollah supporters of being unfairly accused.Although it wasn't nearly so egregious, Fox News Channel's Anita Vogel [seen here in a file photo] just engaged in some over-…

Where Are We Going Wrong Helping Homegrown Terrorists Integrate Societ

August 10th, 2006 3:45 PM
Made-in-the-UK Islamic radicals are trying to murder people - and it's the UK's fault for not doing a better job integrating them into society.That was the view expressed on Fox News this afternoon by Angela Corpe of Sky News - Fox's UK sister network. Fox's Page Hopkins asked: "Given that you had 7/7 and we in New York know what it was like after 9/11. [Is it] still very fresh in Londoners'…