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Media Bias 101
Media Bias 101: What Journalists Really Think -- and What the Public Thinks About Them
1/23/2014 2:20 PM ET
Media Bias 101: Decades of Research Showing What Journalists Think, How Journalists Vote, What the Public Thinks About the Media, and What Journalists Say About Media Bias (updated, January 2014)
Exhibit 2-28: Seeing Liberal Bias in the News (2013)
1/13/2014 4:14 PM ET
A trio of polls conducted during 2013 showed that, by a wide margin, many more Americans see a liberal bias in the news media than a tilt in favor of conservatives.
Early Polls of Journalists, 1962-1985
1/7/2014 2:02 PM ET
A collection of survey data from the early 1960s through the mid-1980s shows journalists consistently identified themselves as "liberal" in their ideological outlook.
Exhibit 1-4: U.S. Newspaper Journalists
10/8/2009 1:44 PM ET
In 1985, the Los Angeles Times conducted one of the most extensive surveys of journalists in history. Using the same questionnaire they had used to poll the public, the Times polled 2,700 ...
Exhibit 1-3: The American Journalist
10/7/2009 6:14 PM ET
In late 1982 and early 1983, Indiana University journalism professors David H. Weaver and G. Cleveland Wilhoit surveyed more than 1,000 journalists, and reported the results in their 1986 book, ...
Exhibit 1-1: The Media Elite
10/7/2009 5:18 PM ET
In 1981, the Media Elite survey of 240 journalists at top media outlets showed these journalists held liberal positions on a wide range of social and political issues, and voted by huge margins ...
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