Myth of Liberal Media Bias
isn't supported-- because it's not true
January 20, 2002
a reality check for Bernard Goldberg: The mainstream media are no more
liberal than the conglomerates that own them or the advertisers that
pay their bills."
the "Liberal Media" Claim
conservative critique of the news media rests on two general propositions:
(1) journalists' views are to the left of the public, and (2) journalists
frame news content in a way that accentuates these left perspectives.
Previous research has revealed persuasive evidence against the latter
claim, but the validity of the former claim has often been taken for
. .journalists are actually more conservative than the general public."
The Public -- Not The Press -- Has A Leftist Bias
July 5, 1998
years, conservatives have painted a picture of the Washington press
corps as a group of liberal crusaders bent on bashing corporations,
bloating government and socializing health care.
caricature is utterly deflated by a new survey of journalists."
Along ... No Bias To See Here
April 9, 2002
primary mission of the Media Research Center is to compile (mostly anecdotal
and out of context) examples of alleged liberal media bias. A secondary
mission is to deflect charges that Fox News Channel has a conservative
Press: The myth of the liberal media rides again
February 21, 2002
truth is, the media may have been dominated by liberals long ago, back
in the days of Spiro Agnew. It is no longer. Conservatives own today's
media. They just never admit it."
media 'Bias' not as liberal as the book alleges
February 16, 2002
reality, the media contain all kinds of biases -- liberal included.
But one could make a much stronger case that over the past decade the
media have been the very opposite of what Goldberg claims."
Bias in Media is a Myth
February 4, 2002
there is plenty that is wrong with media coverage in this country, charges
of media bias are misleading oversimplifications."
Press vs. Al Gore: How lazy reporting, pack journalism and GOP spin cost
him the election
Dec. 6-13, 2001
naive to think Gore's chronically caustic coverage didn't cause him
to lose votes during a historically close election. Looking back, Gore's
handlers accept responsibility for mistakes they made during the campaign.
When will journalists do the same?"
Myth of the Liberal Media
do a "what if" so I can make a point. I think it's a good
one. I think it's so good, I'd like to hear from anyone who disagrees.