Tag Archive: Media Bias

The Media Needs More Liberals Like Kirsten Powers

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Conservatives should feel pretty fortunate for outlets like FOX News, talk radio, and new media blogs. Without them, there really wouldn’t be any mechanism in this country for combating the overwhelming problem of liberal bias in our news media. While these sources do indeed offer at least a tiny semblance of a counterbalance, the reality…

The Incumbent Rule

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We will know next Tuesday evening who the next President will be.  It has been a fascinating election season.  We have been inundated with information like no other election, but there has been some analysis missing from the mainstream media.  There has been very little talk about something called the “incumbent rule”.  This is a…

Like Birds on a Telephone Wire …

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It’s hard to say what bothers me most about what we call the mainstream media.  Their bias, of course, is an evergreen, always high on the list.  So is their arrogance.  Their refusal to admit mistakes is galling (see CNN playing “Stupid Girls” song to lead into Sarah Palin segment, then with a straight face…

Why Media Bias Matters

Media Bias 101

As you may know, Bill O’Reilly doesn’t have much faith in what passes for the mainstream media.  The other night, in a conversation with me on The Factor, he said this: “Folks know that the media is dishonest, that the media now is not in the business to report the news anymore. They’re there to…

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…