Numerous conservative media outlets are parroting the misleading conclusions of a September 2015 report by an anti-immigrant nativist group, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), which claims that "immigrant households use welfare...Show More Summary
Facebook's usage growth may have plateaued over the past 3 years, but Americans still appear to be huge fans of the world's largest social media site. According to stats from the Pew Research Center, charted for us by Statista, Facebook is the runaway leader in user engagement among all social media sites in the US. Show More Summary
Pew Research Center recently posted their newest report on social media – Mobile Messaging and Social Media 2015. Like most Pew reports, it’s focused on American adults, aged 18 and older. It’s an interesting report on the “face” of social media and mobile messaging for 2015. Go read it! Here are some highlights and observations from […]
MRC president Brent Bozell was interviewed by Rush Limbaugh for the latest issue of The Limbaugh Letter. Rush asked: "You started the Media Research Center in ’87, a year before me. You’ve got 28 years in, rying to stop the media, or alert people to the media, or educate people to the media. Show More Summary
You may not be aware of it, but there's this site called Newsbusters that's a project of famed right-wing activist Brent Bozell's Media Research Center, dedicated to "exposing and neutralizing...
When Ted Cruz dismissed Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly's questions to him on immigration as something a "liberal journalist" would ask, the right-wing Media Research Center applauded it. After all, that evasion tactic is straight from the MRC playbook. Show More Summary
Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell and MRC Latino Director Ken Oliver-Mendez issued the following statements in the wake of Univision/Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos’ crass abandonment last night of professional journalism standards and protocol.
On Tuesday, Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell, along with more than two dozen pro-life leaders, sent letters to the network news chiefs at ABC, CBS, and NBC, protesting their lack of coverage of shocking Planned...Show More Summary
According to a new report by the Media Research Center, the three networks are minimizing every Republican presidential candidate not named Donald Trump. In addition to ignoring policy proposals from Republicans such as Scott Walker, ABC, NBC and CBS are avoiding raising any questions about extremely harsh attacks. Show More Summary
Pew Research Center has uncovered some new stats sure to interest social media gurus. The research firm released its “Mobile Messaging and Social Media” report on August 19, 2015, which found 72% of adult internet users are on Facebook...Show More Summary
Social media dynamos Instagram and Pinterest nearly doubled their users between 2012 and 2015, according to a new study — and Pinterest is winning Pew Research Center, a Washington D.C.-based think tank, surveyed 1,907 adults this spring...Show More Summary
Our Media Research Center counts of Planned Parenthood coverage have not counted PBS, since we like to focus first on ABC, CBS, and NBC. But coverage on the PBS NewsHour matches the general trend of scandal coverage. Only the first video...Show More Summary
Has social media usage almost peaked in the US? The latest stats from the Pew Research Center released today suggest maybe so. The percentage of US users who said they used each social network grew much more slowly between fall 2014 and spring 2015 than it did between previous years since Pew started asking the question. Show More Summary
New research about how teens make friends was released last week. According to Pew Research Center's "Teens, Technology and Friendships," by Amanda Lenhart, "57 percent of teens have met a new friend online. Social media and online gameplay...Show More Summary
Speaking with host J.D. Hayworth on Wednesday’s Newsmax Prime, Media Research Center Research Director Rich Noyes discussed the findings of the latest MRC study that show the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC have given Donald Trump large scores of coverage thus far in the 2016 campaign while giving significantly less time to any of the other GOP candidates.
During an appearance on Wednesday’s edition of The Kelly File on the Fox News Channel (FNC), Media Research Center Brent Bozell and host Megyn Kelly eviscerated the media for their double standard in rushing to cover unsubstantiated rape allegations surrounding 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump but not, among others, the Bill Clinton-Juanita Brodderick case.
Summary: If you're a parent, especially a stay-at-home one, you know how important social media can be to your sanity. Social networks can be vital to keeping in touch and finding support, a new Pew Research Center study says. The study found that 75% of parents using social media used it to find parenting information and support. These users also gave support to those they...
The Media Research Center's Brent Bozell appeared on Fox Business, Monday, to dismiss the idea that journalists might somehow be turning away from Hillary Clinton. "No, no they're not," declared Bozell. Regarding a criminal investigation...Show More Summary
What has the right-wing Media Research Center's "media research" been reduced to these days? Complaining that a story is accurately reported in the media. As one might expect, the MRC has joined the rest of the right-wing media in being...Show More Summary
On Thursday’s edition of The O’Reilly Factor on the Fox News Channel, host Bill O’Reilly cited statistics complied by the Media Research Center to lambast the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC for their minuscule coverage ofShow More Summary