Washington Post fails to check science on when life begins, exposes media’s bias on abortion

  Editor’s note. This appeared on the blog of Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s state affiliate. In a flailing attempt to attack a prolife politician for making a statement about the science of when life begins, the Washington Post exposed how media bias on abortion prevents most journalists from doing what they should do. …

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The Washington Post’s last ombudsman and what that might mean for us

By Dave Andrusko I can’t say I read the Washington Post’s Ombudsman regularly enough to know whether Patrick B. Pexton is doing a good job as a go-between between readers and the Washington Post. That is my fault, if for no other reason than I so often clobber the Post for assorted and sundry sins …

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What the Washington Post’s editorial endorsement of Obama tells us

By Dave Andrusko I’d like to combine two pieces of journalism to see what together they tell us: the Washington Post’s editorial endorsement of Barack Obama for President and an interview (preceded by a LONG introduction) Mr. Obama gave presidential historian Douglas Brinkley that appeared in the “Rolling Stone” magazine. I’ve only read one book …

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Washington Post story offers hints why PPFA is so intensely controversial

By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha If you read/watch the way the “mainstream media” covers abortion, you know that collectively it treats Planned Parenthood with kid gloves. There is simply is no compliment too unctuous or too favorable not to make its way into  stories about the largest abortion provider in the world. (And, of course, that …

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Two Investigations of Media Bias, one from an unexpected source

By Dave Andrusko Over in “A Tale of Two Planned Parenthood Controversies: Wall-to-Wall Komen vs. Silence for Live Action,” we bring you a devastating critique of media one-sidedness, produced by the Media Research Center(MRC). In a word, four separate stories aired on ABC, CBS, and NBC detailing the Susan G. Komen Foundation/PPFA controversy which culminated …

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Even the Washington Post Worries that Opposition to Obama’s is Growing “Strongly”

By Dave Andrusko The headline in today’s Washington Post suggests how nervous his media allies are becoming: “Opposition to Obama grows — strongly.” The immediate impetus for this gloom and doom analysis was yesterday’s Washington Post/ABC News poll (see here). As you may recall, the brunt of Tuesday’s story was pro-life businessman Herman Cain vaulting …

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