Media Reality Check

Occasional reports and mini-studies documenting distorted coverage and/or media omissions.
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Big Three Networks Give 2X More Coverage to Confederate Flag than Westerners Joining ISIS

Despite briefly mentioning at least six reported instances of American citizens joining ISIS in June, and multiple FBI warnings about ISIS’s influence in the United States, the networks chose to ...
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Crowning Christie as Corrupt: The Media's Rush to Judge NJ Governor

Despite the liberal media's disinterest in pursuing investigations into Barack Obama's scandals, the case of Republican Chris Christie proves the existence of a blatant double standard. The ...
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Jabbing Jindal: The Media’s Worst Attacks on the Louisiana Governor

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s expected jump into the 2016 GOP presidential nomination race is bound to be met by skepticism, if not an outright dismissal, by the liberal media if their ...
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Boosting Bush: Liberal Media Pushes Jeb to Whack Conservatives

Jeb Bush’s entry into the 2016 GOP primary race hands the liberal media an establishment candidate that they enjoy using as a tool to whack conservatives. Bush’s stances on immigration, Common ...
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MRC Study: TV News Protects Obama from His ISIS Failures

In May, as ISIS terrorists captured the cities of Ramadi and Palmyra, and with FBI warnings of hundreds of radicalized sympathizers here in the U.S., ABC, CBS and NBC devoted a combined 84.5 ...
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Obsessed With Police Misconduct: Top Network News Story for Another Month

As they did in April, the evening news shows on the broadcast networks spent more airtime in May talking about alleged police misconduct than any other single topic – nearly 109 minutes, more ...
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Pummeling Perry: The Media’s Worst Attacks on the Former Texas Governor

If his 2012 presidential run is any indicator, Rick Perry’s jump into the 2016 presidential race will bring a flurry of the liberal media’s favorite pejoratives for Republicans. Racist? ...
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Slamming Santorum: The Media’s Worst Attacks on the Former GOP Senator

Social conservative-haters in the liberal media are sharpening their knives today as Rick Santorum is set to announce his 2016 presidential ambitions. From his arrival to the Senate in 1995 ...
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Ten Times George Stephanopoulos Sucked Up to the Clintons on ABC News

George Stephanopoulos may be in trouble right now for donating cash to the Clintons but for years he’s been giving in-kind contributions, in the form of on-air praise and suck-up questions to them ...
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