JonathanLaPook http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3575/all en For Top TV News Docs, the Diagnosis Is Bias http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/top-tv-news-docs-diagnosis-bias <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, CBS and NBC Health Care Reporters: Democratic Donors and Proponents of Government Health Care </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-05-01-GMABesser.jpg" width="240" height="180" /></div><p>ABC was embarrassed last week by the <a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/2009/20090730015910.aspx">MRC's exposure</a> of how their new senior medical editor, Dr. Richard Besser of the federal Centers for Disease Control, donated $400 to Barack Obama's presidential campaign in 2008, presumably an indication of his political sympathies.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/top-tv-news-docs-diagnosis-bias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division abc BarackObama cbs Democraticdonations healthcare JonathanLaPook NancySnyderman NBC RichardBesser TimJohnson Wed, 05 Aug 2009 12:55:00 +0000 admin 2987 at http://mrc.org