Bias by Omission

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Keeping Tabs on Mark Thompson, the New York Times Co.'s Controversial New CEO

What did Mark Thompson, the new NYT Co. chief executive, know about the pedophilia scandal and coverup involving host Jimmy Savile that occurred while Thompson was head of the BBC? And will the ...
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Congressional Dysfunction? New York Times Blames C-Span Cameras, Gingrich and Santorum

Ina front-page story, reporter Jonathan Weisman seems to pine for the days of Democratic congressional barons making rules behind closed doors: "The advent of C-Span 2, which put cameras in the ...
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New York Times' Shane Covers for Obama on Libya: Called It 'Act of Terror' Twice in Two Days

More excuses from the Times for Obama on his response to the murders of four Americans in Benghazi. Reporter Scott Shane wrote: "Mr. Obama applied the 'terror' label to the attack in his first ...
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NYTimes Videocast Hits Disrespectful, 'Peevish' Romney's 'Serious Gaffe' on Libya -- But Contradicted By Own Editors

Times reporter Michael Barbaro: "Let be go back to something Jackie said, you know, when Mitt Romney announced on national television in a debate that President Obama didn't say the word ...
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NYT's Stolberg Finds Abortion 'Vexing' for Romney-Ryan, But Biden's Planned Parenthood Flub Ignored

Reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg delivered a "Check Point" on Saturday on "just how vexing the abortion issue has become for Mitt Romney and his running mate." But what about Joe Biden's gaffe, ...
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NYT Lovingly Profiles Radical Poet Amiri Baraka, Who Suggested Israel Had Prior Warning of 9-11

Times reporter James Barron leads left-wing poet Amiri Baraka into radical reminisces. The text box to Baraka's profile suggested his radical reading of the deadly 1967 Newark riots as a ...
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As Other Outlets Finally Take Libya Seriously, NYT Buries Hearings on A10 Under Dull Headline

As Congress holds hearings on the fatal attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, some media outlets break news or put the story on the front page. Then there's the New York Times, which devoted ...
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Networks Silent on Obama’s Fourth Consecutive Trillion-Dollar Deficit

None of the Big Three broadcast networks noted the release Friday of the Congressional Budget Office’s final determination of the fiscal year 2012 federal budget deficit: $1.1 trillion, the ...
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Piers Morgan Ignores Libya While Pounding Romney Campaign

While ignoring breaking news in the Obama administration's Libya fiasco on Thursday night, CNN's Piers Morgan dumped on the Romney campaign for a good portion of his show, saying Mitt is "in a ...
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New York Times Buries Two Controversial Obama Statements, Plays Up Romney Campaign Woes on Front Page

Again the Times focused on the political damage fostered by Mitt Romney's (accurate) statement at a fundraiser that 47 percent of Americans do not pay income taxes, yet buried two ...
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