Tag Archive: liberal bias

Chuck Todd and the Rosetta Stone of Liberal Bias

Chuck Todd, who hosts Meet the Press on NBC, opened his show the way he often does, by introducing his panel of journalists. There was Luke Russert of NBC News, and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report, and there was “Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post … and Ken Blackwell, conservative columnist and former…

Journalists Who Don’t Even Try to Hide Their Bias

Bias Corrupts

The Washington Times ran an interesting tidbit the other day about those right-down-the-middle objective journalists who covered the second presidential debate at Hofstra University a few nights ago.  This is how the story began: “The room set aside for reporters to watch Tuesday night’s debate erupted into applause after President Obama ridiculed the size of…

Bias in the News: Blame it on Their Zip Code

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For years, journalists have bristled at allegations of liberal bias in the news.  “If you think we have a bias,” some of them would say, “that only proves one thing:  that you’re the one with the bias.”  When my book Bias came out at the end of 2001 –despite a surprisingly good review in the…

Bias

Bias

In July 2000 I quit CBS News where I had worked for 28 years.  A year and a half later – 10 years ago this very month — my first book came out.  Bias was about liberal bias in the mainstream news media and it caused quite a stir.  Despite the fact that it got…

Yeah … and Fish Don’t Know They’re Wet, Either

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Not long ago, Bill O’Reilly asked me if I thought it was possible for the so-called mainstream media to cover the presidential campaign fairly.  Note, he didn’t ask if I thought reporters would be fair; he asked if I thought it was possible that they could be fair.  When Bill asks a question that way,…

Conservatism Is Dead- And Other Jokes

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In the year after Barack Obama was elected president, Sam Tannenhaus, editor of the New York Times Book Review, came out with a book of his own.  It was called The Death of Conservatism. Tell me when you stop laughing.  What’s he going to call his next book – The San Francisco Giants Will Never…