The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of

September 18th, 2012 8:04 AM
Since September 2, NewsBusters has been showcasing the most egregious bias the Media Research Center has uncovered over the years — four quotes for each of the 25 years of the MRC, 100 quotes total — all leading up to our big 25th Anniversary Gala next week. Click here for blog posts recounting the worst of 1988 through 2003. Today, the worst bias of 2004: CBS’s Morley…

The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of

September 8th, 2012 8:01 AM
Once a day for 25 days, NewsBusters is showcasing the most egregious bias the Media Research Center has uncovered over the years — four quotes for each of the 25 years of the MRC, 100 quotes total — all leading up to our big 25th Anniversary Gala on September 27. (Click here for ticket information) So far, we’ve published the worst quotes from 1988 through 1993 (you can…

Obama Calendar Touts President as 'Heaven Sent,' Quotes John

September 4th, 2012 4:31 PM
A calendar that compares Barack Obama to Jesus Christ may not get too much media play. It could be an uncomfortable reminder of the time when journalists, such as Evan Thomas, compared the President to "God."  One of the hottest selling items at the Democratic National Convention is a 2013 calendar titled "Keep the Dream" that features 16 flattering photos of the…

Evan Thomas: 'It Would Be Better If Energy Prices Went Up

August 25th, 2012 9:44 AM
"It would be better if energy prices went up." So amazingly said Politico's Evan Thomas on PBS's Inside Washington Friday (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Evan Thomas Invokes 'Death Panels,' Should Imitate European Health Car

August 17th, 2012 11:32 PM
Appearing as a panel member on Friday's Inside Washington on PBS, Politico's Evan Thomas brought up the term "death panels" as he advised that America will some day have to stop "spending so much money" on people who are near death. As he brought up a few examples of reforms for American health care, he ended up proposing:

Politico's Evan Thomas: Media Imagining Supposed Romney Gaffes

August 3rd, 2012 11:34 PM
On Friday's Inside Washington on PBS, regular panel member Evan Thomas dismissed media claims that Mitt Romney's recent trip abroad suffered from gaffes as the Politico correspondent asserted that the GOP presidential candidate spoke the truth about the Olympics in London and the social problems of the Palestinians.

Newsweek Magazine, Which Mocked Obama's 'Dumb' Critics, to Cease Publi

July 27th, 2012 12:30 PM
According to an announcement on Wednesday, Newsweek magazine will "likely" go digital and switch to an online presence. Despite hemorrhaging money for years, the publication has been a steady voice of liberalism, both in the magazine and when contributors and editors appeared on  television. On June 9, 2009, managing editor Evan Thomas famously told Hardball anchor Chris…

Politico's Evan Thomas Contradicts Michelle Obama: 'You Can’t Count

June 9th, 2012 5:08 PM
Michelle Obama said at a campaign stop in Philadelphia Wednesday, "When we need a leader to make the hard decisions to keep this country moving forward, you know you can count on my husband, your president." On PBS's Inside Washington Friday, Politico's Evan Thomas surprisingly said, "That’s precisely wrong. You can’t count on him to make the tough decisions…
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Newsweek’s Evan Thomas: Obama Is ‘Sort of God

June 5th, 2009 6:45 PM
  Newsweek editor Evan Thomas brought adulation over President Obama’s Cairo speech to a whole new level on Friday, declaring on MSNBC: "I mean in a way Obama’s standing above the country, above – above the world, he’s sort of God." Thomas, appearing on Hardball with Chris Matthews, was reacting to a preceding monologue in which Matthews praised Obama…