Category Archives: Media Bias

CBS Ignores Dems Blaming Pelosi for Georgia Defeat, ABC Brushes Over

By Nicholas Fondacaro In the wake of the Democrats’ humiliating defeat in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District Tuesday night, members of the party were in a rush to cast blame on someone. And for many Democrats that blame fell on House

Paying the price for speaking truth to power

Elizabeth Spayd, outgoing New York Times Public Editor

NY Times eliminates its “Public Editor” position By Dave Andrusko I remember a fleeting thought that crossed my mind when I read Elizabeth Spayd’s May 20 column for the New York Times–that what the Times calls its “Public Editor” may

NY Times Follows WashPost In Abolishing Internal Reader’s Advocate, Shunning Transparency

By Tim Graham Michael Calderone at HuffPost reported The New York Times is abolishing its office of “Public Editor,” established in the wake of the Jayson Blair fake-news scandal in 2003. Liz Spayd, the current staffer in that office, is

Why an essentially uniformly pro-abortion Media Elite would benefit from real diversity

By Dave Andrusko Stay with me for just a second, this really does directly apply to us. I was reading a post today written by Michael Cook, who is the editor of the very fine website Bioedge. The title of

Ten Deeply Ironic Comments from Pro-Choice Media Activists

By Sarah Stites The pro-choice movement is often illogical. Here are ten examples of the irony that abounds among its proponents. 1. Planned Parenthood Encourages Girls to ‘Slay’ After liberal director Joss Whedon (famous for Buffy The Vampire Slayer, among

Facebook reactivated our ad account

Editor’s note. The following comes from Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s state affiliate. This morning someone messaged our Facebook page, asking if our ad account had been reactivated yet. It turns out it had been reactivated, though Facebook gave

‘Nature’ has buyer’s regret after March for Science endorsement

Agrobiologist Trofim Lysenko used his political influence to push anti-science ideas into Soviet science and education. Sovfoto/UIG/Getty

By Michael Cook The leading science journal Nature seems to have experienced a case of buyer’s regret after a whole-hearted endorsement of the March for Science. An April 11 editorial said that the journal was “delighted” to endorse the march. Although

Facebook shut down RTL of Michigan’s ad account, claiming prolife news is “fake news”

By Right to Life of Michigan In recent months Facebook has declared a crackdown on what it deems “fake news.” Right to Life of Michigan may be the latest legitimate organization swept up in this crackdown. On April 18, Right

WashPost Bizarrely Claims Partisan Tilt ‘Mostly Unheard Of In Broadcast TV’

By Tim Graham The Washington Post sounded the bias alarm on the front page of Tuesday’s paper. Sinclair is buying some powerful local TV stations from Tribune, “raising questions about content.” Reporter Todd C. Frankel worried “The deal also has

The White House Correspondents’ Association Group Hug

A little different atmosphere at the 2016 White House Correspondents' Association dinner where media favorite Barack Obama exchanges high-fives with Jimmy Kimmel

By Dave Andrusko I thank Byron York and those members of the media not in the tank for the Democratic Party who suffered through Saturday’s miniaturized White House Correspondents’ Association [WHCA] dinner to tell us what actually happened and put

An imaginary solution to the real problem of rampant media bias

By Dave Andrusko Earlier today we reposted a fine piece of analysis by Tim Graham, who was examining a story that appeared in the very liberal POLITICO journal under the headline, “The Media Bubble is Worse than you Think.” As

Politico Warns: ‘The Media Bubble Is Worse Than You Think’

By Tim Graham Politico’s magazine published an article with a surprising title: “The Media Bubble Is Worse Than You Think.” Jack Shafer and Tucker Doherty began with the 2016 election results, which was “not just as an embarrassment for the