Ashamed of the USA?! Media’s 20 Worst Anti-American Outbursts
July 4th, 2023 10:05 AM
Over the years, the Media Research Center has caught journalists ridiculing and deriding America. The following is a countdown of the Media’s 20 Worst Anti-American Outbursts (as culled from the MRC’s archives).
SCOTUS Reactions Keep Pouring In: Women Will Become ‘State Property!’
July 21st, 2022 10:20 AM
The enraged overreactions (from leftist journalists and celebrities) to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe keep pouring in. MSNBC’s Joy Reid railed that American women will now become “state property.” The following are just a few of the most recent outbursts from lefty journalists and celebrities stemming from the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision.
Melissa Harris-Perry Compares Dobbs Case to Dred Scott on NPR Stations
July 2nd, 2022 6:52 AM
On Thursday, former MSNBC host and public-radio host Melissa Harris-Perry energetically compared the Dobbs decision overturning Roe vs. Wade to the Dred Scott fugitive-slave decision of 1857. It came in a segment titled “Reproductive Coercion is an American Cornerstone.”
This Week in Media Bias History: Don’t Forget U.S. ‘Genocide'
July 7th, 2018 12:15 PM
If any cable network knows how to ruin a great American holiday, it’s MSNBC. On July 1, 2012, then-host Melissa Harris-Perry celebrated the Fourth of July by reminding everyone of the “imperialism, the genocide, the slavery.” Speaking of Independence Day, well-known fabricator Brian Williams in 2005 compared the hostage-takers in Iran to the Founding Fathers: “The first several U.S. Presidents…
GOP Character Thinks Existence of Uninsured 'Made Up By Liberal Media'
October 11th, 2017 5:52 PM
In its October 10 episode, "Jeremy & Anna's Meryl Streep Costume Party," The Mindy Project on Hulu saw one of the doctors of Shulman and Associates, Jody Kimball-Kinney (Garret Dillahunt), tapping into his altruistic side. After being shamed by a woman who runs a free clinic, he finds the practice's old bus and starts offering certain types of healthcare free-of-charge to women who otherwise…
Melissa Harris-Perry Hammers Ex-MSNBC Colleague Who ‘Fired Black Folk’
May 18th, 2017 6:25 PM
Even though it’s been more than a year since Melissa Harris-Perry was fired by MSNBC, the liberal television host still apparently holds a grudge against the channel since she responded angrily when told that the National Association of Black Journalists intends to honor Yvette Miley.
Alec Baldwin May Not Imitate GOP President Donald Trump Much Longer
March 7th, 2017 5:41 PM
Liberal actor and comedian Alec Baldwin has quickly become well-known for playing President Donald Trump on NBC's Saturday Night Live program, but he recently stated in an interview with Mario Lopez of the Extratv.com website that he's not sure how much longer he will continue to do his impression of the Republican occupant of the White House.
Joy Reid: Trump's Last Presser Was 'A Weird Third-World Pep Rally'
January 26th, 2017 2:31 PM
MSNBC weekend host Joy Reid is the latest liberal to get a cozy Q&A in The New York Times Magazine with former MSNBC substitute host Ana Marie Cox. Reid oddly described Trump’s January 11 press conference as a “weird third-world pep rally,” which is quite an insult to her liberal-media colleagues that threw pointed questions at Trump, including the futile screaming antics of CNN’s Jim Acosta…
Current, Former MSNBC Hosts Remain 'Huge Tax Delinquents'
May 31st, 2016 6:04 PM
Joy-Ann Reid, host of the new weekend morning program AM Joy, has yet to pay off a $4,948.15 tax warrant that drew a great deal of attention during 2015. The same is true for fellow MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton, who owes nearly $600,000 for two tax warrants listed by the New York state government.
According to an article posted Tuesday by investigative journalist Evan Gahr of the Daily Caller…
MSNBC Replaces Melissa Harris-Perry With Joy Reid
April 29th, 2016 4:40 PM
Only a year after cancelling The Reid Report in February 2015, on Friday, MSNBC announced that left-wing pundit Joy Reid would once again be getting her own show on the network, replacing Melissa Harris-Perry, who recently stormed off the cable channel following a racially-charged tirade against her employer. In a statement about the staff shake-up, MSNBC president Phil Griffin laughably…
Bozell & Graham Column: MSNBC Turns Intolerably White?
March 15th, 2016 11:11 PM
In the liberal lexicon, “backlash” is a word that only describes conservatives getting what’s coming to them. But as MSNBC reduces its number of shows and time slots for race-obsessed black hosts, this was bound to happen. The hashtag as the Left began to devour itself was “#MSNBCSoWhite.”
When MSNBC hired leftist hosts who were fixated on race, it was only natural that MSNBC would be trashed as…
Melissa Harris-Perry Goes Racial on MSNBC: I Will Not Be ‘Mammy’
March 14th, 2016 5:33 PM
Ex-MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry on Monday appeared on The View to level a racially charged attack against her former employer. Harris-Perry angrily declared that she would not be a “mammy” for the liberal cable channel. Regarding a leaked e-mail she sent to the crew of her show, Harris-Perry explained, “I'm an African-American politics scholar. So, when I say mammy, I mean something very…
Democratic Congressman Slams MSNBC Over Increasing Lack of Diversity
March 3rd, 2016 6:31 PM
On the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, Rep. Luis Gutierrez hammered MSNBC over recent events on the cable channel as the Illinois Democrat complained about its ever-increasing lack of diversity -- with responses from Erik Wemple, who provides an opinion blog on news media for the Washington Post.
“What’s going on at NBC?” Gutierrez asked early in his remarks. “Last week…
Harris-Perry Refuses to Show at MSNBC: 'I Am Not a Token' or 'Mammy'
February 26th, 2016 4:23 PM
In an act of protest or perhaps a temper tantrum, The New York Times is reporting MSNBC weekend host Melissa Harris-Perry said she was refusing to go on her show on Saturday after several weekends of having her show pre-empted for campaign coverage. She said in an e-mail she felt “worthless” in the eyes of NBC News executives.
“I will not be used as a tool for their purposes,” she wrote. “I am…