Tim Graham

Director of Media Analysis
Author Articles

Amnesty Good, Tax Cuts Bad

In 2007, the Times used its poll to push for passage of an immigration "reform" bill. But in 2001, its poll stories tried to explain away public support for Bush's tax cuts.

The Poll's Goals

The New York Times reports its own poll on immigration, complete with slanted questions and a slanted cherry-picking of the answers.

Hillary Clinton, Green Queen of Wal-Mart?

The Times investigated Hillary's service on the Wal-Mart board, but first thought of it as an "antidote to Republican efforts" to define her as a liberal...and then they touted where she was one.

Ten Years Ago, Subpoenas Drew TV Yawns

When Team Clinton Was Subpoenaed, Reporters Found "Hard-Charging Partisans" Wasting Tax Money

Reporting Protest In the Proper Context

David Kirkpatrick and Sarah Abruzzese added little details that make a protest story fairer: they used liberal labels, explained who the protest organizers were, and quoted rally speakers. The ...

Hulse With No Name

Why can't Carl Hulse call a liberal a liberal? Tom DeLay's new book confronts "evil liberal tormentors," but Hulse only sees "critics" and "activists" arrayed against DeLay.

Mass Amnesia Over Mass Clinton Firings

ABC, CBS, CNN, FNC, NBC Morning Interviews With Gonzales All Skip "March Massacre" of 1993

The Inconvenient Times

A surprise for New York Times subscribers: a report that perhaps the "central points" of Al Gore's movie are "exaggerated and erroneous."

Allowing The Tiniest, Briefest Life to Unfold

On the front page, Neela Banerjee found a touching, little-reported trend: "perinatal hospices" for babies not expected to live.

"Peace Surge" Trumps Abortion Protest

Big Three Networks Gloss Over Pro-Life March, But Send Excited Reporters to Boost Anti-War Rally

Negative Ad Season, Negative GOP Coverage

New Focus on TV Ads Largely Finds Conservative and Republican Ads and Arguments Objectionable

Foley Feeding Frenzy: Nets Air 150+ Stories

ABC, CBS, NBC Sound Like Perpetual Motion Machine Manufacturing "Foley Fallout" Against GOP
Media Research Center

Election in The Streets:

How The Broadcast Networks Promote Illegal Immigration

Memories of Katie's Dramatic Liberal Bias

Couric Leaves NBC With Drawn-Out, Treacly Tribute, But Her Real Legacy Was Twisting the News
Media Research Center

The Trashing Of The Christ

Contrasts In Media Treatment of The DaVinci Code and The Passion

No Media Apologies for Bush-Lied Mistake

Washington Post Implies, ABC Accuses Bush of Knowingly Misleading Public on WMD in Iraq

TV Tries To Sink Bush With Weighted Poll

Liberal Networks Show Their Bias By Pouncing On CBS Poll Based On A Skewed Anti-Bush Sample

Going Over Easy for Democrats in the Morning

Network Anchors Tenderly Offer Senators Chance to Rebut and Criticize President's Fort Bragg Speech

PBS on Tom DeLay: Favors "Virtual Slavery"?

Replacement for Bill Moyers Is Becoming the New Poster Boy for Blatant Liberal Bias on Public TV

Anchors Gush Heroism of "Deep Throat"

Dan Rather, Tom Brokaw, and Aaron Brown Offer the Passionate Liberal Rebuttal to Mark Felt's Critics