New on July 24: Called out by presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to name the “big scandals” of the Trump administration, CNN’s Brian Stelter, on Sunday’s Reliable Sources, cited President Trump’s “demagogic behavior when it comes to the media.” The CNN host insisted that when Trump “calls real news outlets fake news, he poisons our public discourse” and “makes it harder for us to trust each other.”
It’s just three months until the Media Research Center’s 30th anniversary gala on Thursday, September 21, featuring the DisHonors Awards and the William F. Buckley Jr. Award for Media Excellence. Secure your tickets soon so you can join in the celebration, and mocking of the news media, at one of the most popular events each year in Washington, DC. This is guaranteed to sell out all the seats at the historic venue, the National Building Museum.
Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell today announced a new campaign that will focus on informing the American public and corporate advertisers about leftist shows and on-air personalities who use their programs to spread vicious lies and hate.
“We are putting the radical left on notice that we are on to them. We know the inside-outside game that radical organizations are playing with their leftist allies in the 'news'" media. The radical left’s effort to silence conservative media by targeting their advertisers with coordinated smear campaigns has gone unanswered, but today is the day the conservative movement fights back, but with a big difference: We'll tell the truth."
Capitol Hill was a hive of activity on Monday. The House Intelligence Committee conducted a hearing with FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Mike Rogers about the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. In the Senate, the Judiciary Committee conducted the first in a series of hearings in the confirmation process of Judge Neil Gorsuch. Both were major events on the hill but the Comey hearing drew the overwhelming majority of the network news attention, leaving one anchor to say it was “overshadowing” Gorsuch.
Reacting to BuzzFeed irresponsibly publishing an unsubstantiated smear against President-elect Donald Trump, on Wednesday, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell released the following statement:
Archive, from July through December 2016, of the Washington Examiner’s weekly Mainstream Media Scream posts by Paul Bedard, which are based upon a recommendation from the MRC’s Brent Baker who also provides an explanation for each one.
Following Facebook’s announcement that it would start monitoring and flagging fake news stories on the social media platform, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell issued the following statement:
This past Monday, at a pro-Donald Trump rally outside the CNN building in Hollywood, a woman was taken into custody by police for assaulting a Donald Trump supporter. The Trump supporters were protesting the leftist agenda of CNN. Conservatives everywhere have every reason to be furious with a leftist so-called "news" media that has cast aside all pretense of objectivity in this campaign. MRC President Brent Bozell is calling on conservatives across the country to protest outside local media outlets.
RESTON, VA — Media Research Center (MRC) Vice President of Business Dan Gainor issued the following statement announcing the launch of Buying Bias, a new website that exposes the web of funding behind billionaire foundations and nonprofit journalism outlets, which have insinuated themselves into traditional media outlets.
On Thursday night, a star-studded crowd of conservative activists, figures, and guests gathered at the National Building Museum for the Media Research Center’s 2016 Gala featuring the DisHonor Awards. With appearances by conservative columnist Cal Thomas, Weekly Standard's Stephen Hayes, Conservative Review’s Deneen Borelli, Club for Growth president Phil McIntosh, Lt. General William “Jerry” Boykin (ret.), and Baltimore police Lieutenant Brian Rice and Officers Garret Miller and Edward Nero, it was a night to remember.
After the smoke cleared in the voting for the ‘Damn Those Conservatives to Hell Award’ at Media Research Center’s 2016 Gala, frequent Notable Quotables subject and MSNBC host Chris Matthews emerged as the winner for a vicious smear after the New Hampshire primary on “troll-like” Ted Cruz for living “below the level of human life.”
On Monday night following CNN’s Wolf Blitzer hounding of Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence on The Situation Room, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell released a statement denouncing Blitzer’s questioning of Pence.