Media Bias Articles


The Washington Post Goes After Rubio Again

11:45 AM, Oct 27, 2011

The Washington Post has a rather loaded story this morning on page A3 about Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla. -- "Marco Rubio on national ticket could be risky bet for Republican Party":

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New York Times's Washington Correspondent Calls Rick Perry 'Horrifying'

The mask slips.
9:47 PM, Aug 15, 2011

Apparently, there was a kerfuffle earlier today because Rick Perry said the following: "If this guy [Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke] prints more money between now and the election ... I don’t know what y’all would do to him in Iowa, but we -- we would treat him pretty ugly down in Texas. Printing more money to play politics at this particular time in American history is almost treacherous -- or treasonous in my opinion.”

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Party Line

There is such a thing as media bias, and it’s not good for you.
Aug 15, 2011

In November 2005, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, published by Harvard University and regarded by academics as one of the four top scholarly journals on economics in America, published the results of a study conducted by Tim Groseclose, a professor of political science and economics at UCLA, and Jeffrey Milyo, then a public policy professor at the University of Chicago and now holder of an endowed chair in social sciences at the University of Missouri.

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The Associated Press's Accusations Don't Trump Terrorism Realities

2:52 PM, Aug 01, 2011

Yesterday, the Associated Press dropped what's known in journalism parlance as a "thumbsucker" on the Norway shootings. It's a piece that's awfully heavy on analysis and short on the necessary facts to justify said thumbsucking.

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Happy Hour: Nixing the Gang of Six

6:00 PM, Jun 23, 2011

"Reid Nixes 'Gang of Six' - Members Stunned"

"Public Pensions Roll the Dice"

If you've been waiting for presidential election angle on the Whitey Bulger arrest, here it is

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No, Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., Did Not Desecrate the Flag

11:23 AM, Jun 15, 2011

After a photo of Rep. Allen West scuba diving and saluting the American flag underwater for flag day surfaced, the media and liberal blogs all wrote a flurry of items about how West is some sort of patriotic hypocrite because he's unaware that the flag code says the American flags should not touch water.

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WaPo's Cohen: Weiner is Just Like a Christian 'Thrown to the Lions'

11:30 AM, Jun 07, 2011

The sweepstakes to see who can offer up the most ridiculous defense of Anthony Weiner is ongoing, but we have a strong late breaking entry from the Washington Post's Richard Cohen:

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Chris Matthews: Weiner's Wife Might Be 'Partly Responsible' for His Behavior

10:45 AM, Jun 07, 2011

Well, it's something when we're on the same page as ThinkProgress, who -- to their credit -- flags this exchange from Chris Matthews' show:

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Quote of the Day — So Far!

11:25 AM, Jun 02, 2011

From the New York Times article announcing that Jill Abramson is replacing Bill Keller as the paper's executive editor:

"In my house growing up, The Times substituted for religion,” she said. “If The Times said it, it was the absolute truth."

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The Left-Wing Credentials of the Washington Post's Newest Blogger

9:52 AM, May 24, 2011

Today the Washington Post announced they were starting a new blog today devoted to covering think tanks. Sure, why not? It strikes me that this is a good idea. Then I read the rest of the press release:

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AP Takes Cheap Shot at Dick Cheney

7:34 PM, May 18, 2011

Reading a short AP story on the new Dick Cheney book, I couldn't help but note this line:

A favorite of the right, Cheney is widely regarded as among the most powerful and controversial of vice presidents and his book is the most anticipated vice presidential memoir in recent history.

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Tales from the Media Crypt

Mar 21, 2011

It is difficult but often advisable to resist the temptation to comment on media bias. Any rational consumer of media, let alone those with conservative leanings, knows such bias exists. To comment on every example would amount to an exercise in necro-equine sadism. There are times, however, when the extent of the problem surpasses the expectations of even the most jaded observer. This is such a time.

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Wisconsin Republican Senator's Car Window Smashed

3:09 PM, Mar 18, 2011

Wisconsin Republican state senator Dan Kapanke has been the subjecte of death threats and vandalism, the LaCrosse Tribune reports

 

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About Today's New York Times Chris Christie Hatchet Job...

1:30 PM, Mar 10, 2011

Well, it was inevitable. Chris Christie was becoming more well-liked by the American people than any GOP politician rightfully should be. Thank goodness the Paper of Record is around to cut him down to size. We wouldn't want him to have a credible chance of running for president and defeating Obama next year, would we?

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