Media Reality Check

Occasional reports and mini-studies documenting distorted coverage and/or media omissions.

Do They Have to Subpoena Prince Charles?

National Security Adviser Draws 18 Seconds on the Big Three While Diana Leads All Three Newscasts

Here Comes Gore's Independent Counsel

DNC "Hard Money" Allocation Draws All Evening Shows, But Only A Brief from ABC This Morning

Forgot to Cover Don Fowler's Amnesia

CIA Finagling of Haley Barbour's DNC Counterpart Ignored by ABC, All Three Morning Shows

Document-Shredding Buddhist Nuns?

Media-Friendly Pictures Drew All Four Networks Last NIght, But Morning Shows Aired Nothing Today

Celebrity News Still Wiping Out Politics

Scoops on O'Leary, Gore, Espy, and Brown's Son Skipped or Downplayed In Week Before Hearings

No News Here at Martha's Vineyard

From Teamsters to Troopers to Chung, Some Democratic Scandal Angles Are Taking a Vacation

UPS Strike: TV News Says "Union, Yes"

Networks Ignored Anti-Teamster Themes Like Corruption and Violence, Harped on UPS Practices

Thompson Hearings Trounced by Cunanan

Networks Explore Every Angle of Versace Murder, But Ignore Many Angles of Fundraising Scandal

Democrats' Dirt-Digging Isn't News

In Show With No Hearings Update, GMA Noted Conservatives Think Hearings Are Undercovered

White House Obstruction Ignored by NBC

Network Evening Shows All Cover Hearings for Second Straight Night; Morning Shows Silent Again
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