ABC Apologizes for Story That Connected Mozilla CEO to Hateful Westbor

April 11th, 2014 2:04 PM
ABC News Vice President Jeffrey Schneider has apologized for a story on his network that connected a CEO who supports traditional marriage to the Westboro Baptist Church and their offensive "God hates fags" signs. Mr. Schneider contacted the Media Research Center on Thursday after our social media department requested members call and complain about the comparison.  Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich…

Wrong Again, Maddow - Several Groups Pulled Permits to Protest Obama I

January 23rd, 2013 7:46 PM
Ah, that obsessive devotion to facts remains rigorous and unshakable. Anchoring her network's coverage of President Obama's second inauguration, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow describes an aspect of the event that few people notice, aside from keen observers like her. (video clip after page break)

ABC Uses Video of Hateful Westboro Baptist Church as Example of Same-S

December 10th, 2012 12:52 PM
 Apparently, ABC can't tell the difference between opponents of gay marriage and hateful, anti-American bigots. As World News reporter Terry Moran on Friday highlighted the Supreme Court's decision to consider the legality of same-sex marriage, video of Westboro Baptist picketers appeared onscreen to visually represent "opponents." [See video below. Listen to MP3 audio here.] Members of the…

Westboro Baptist Church Plans Tony Snow Funeral Protest

July 14th, 2008 12:07 AM