Tag Archive: liberal bias

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…