The Media’s New Clothes

On March 30, the Media Research Center hosted the DisHonors Awards for the purposes of “Roasting the Most Outrageously Biased Liberal Reporters of 2005.” For example, Rosie O’Donnell won the “I’m Not a Political Genius But I Play One on TV” award for a ludicrous diatribe against President Bush. During one segment of the awards ceremony, they showed several funny clips of different news personalities failing in their attempts to provide a liberal slant to particular stories. They can be found here. If you don’t want to watch all ten minutes, the really good stuff starts at 4:15. Enjoy!

[Disclaimer: I do not endorse the belief that dedication to Christ equals dedication to Republicans and/or conservatives. To say all liberals are out to destroy America is preposterous. However, a liberal media bias does exist, in spite of denials from the media. Seeing them getting caught in the act on live television is fun.]


Anonymous said…
Mmmmm...liberal bias. Nothing brings me more occasional joy than watching network news people make complete fools out of themselves. Fantastic video! :-)
Suzanne said…
I saw the last clip in the boat live. I was DUMBFOUNDED!
Anonymous said…
You didn't think you'd write anything political without a response from me did you?! Well I'm glad you don't think the 'liberals' are out to bring down America. But I'll be impressed when an evangelical christian will say with conviction that the republicans, while different in kind, are equal to the democrats in degree of evil. The allignment of God's people (Christ's bride) with a worldly power and institution is not the power of God but power of satan. Let us not mistake comaradarie with persecution or anything good.

david r.
Anonymous said…
Hey, David, you wrote a good reply. I wonder what Cap thinks about it. I'll also throw out stuff regarding that atrocious “media bias” link. First of all, this liberal-media bias thing is over-hyped. I think that certain liberal reporters, commentators and so forth have a more objective viewpoint than their conservative counterparts. Yes, there are folks like Al Franken, but others on the other side of the aisle, folks like Sean Hannity, are just as bad, if not worse.

After, Hannity gave a disgraceful interview with Democratic Congressman Charlie Rangel, I decided that it’s best if I never heard his voice again. Rangel basically shut Hannity up after he admitted that he had proudly served his country and that he had killed other people in combat. After this Hannity just suddenly stopped his shameless mischaracterizations and his stopped his despicable act.

Anyway, Cap, those awards were a joke. None of those Media Research Center judges are objective. I think all of them are staunch, tow-the line conservatives. Blankley, Hannity, Ingraham, O’Beirne, Thomas, Novak…Come on. You couldn’t measure their bias if you tried too. It would be too much to measure. How many of them voted for Al Gore? You know that “liberal” guy, from NBC/MSNBC, who was up for all those media bias awards... You know, in 2000, Chris Matthews, voted for George W. Bush. That’s right. He supported Bush. And Ted Turner, he’s not a reporter. But Republicans like to take stupid comments made by “celebrities” and other people and label them as speaking for all liberals. They like to make like shameless Hannity-like mischaracterizations.

Yes, people slant certain ways but blind partisanship is a disease that has affected people on both sides of the aisle. And the thing about the Republican side is that they try to promote a fair and balanced viewpoint, when in reality it is far from it. Bill O’ Reilly cant hold Joe Scarborough’s back supporter when it comes to being fair or balanced. Look at O’Reilley tried to exploit the child molestation issue for partisan gain. He told the voters of New Jersey to vote for Doug Forrester because he would protect the kids. Last time I checked more kids are affected by issues like poverty, health-care issues, education, the environment, rather that the “molestation” issue. Do have to remind people that The Catholic Church allowed this act to go on for years. Maybe, they have something to do with why kids aren’t fully protected today.