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Exhibit 2-12: Coverage of the War in Iraq, 2007

Two polls conducted in 2007 found the public generally thought the media's coverage of the war in Iraq skewed in a negative, pessimistic direction.
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Exhibit 1-7: White House Reporters

In 1995, Kenneth Walsh, a reporter for U.S. News and World Report, polled 28 of his fellow White House correspondents from ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, USA Today, ...
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Exhibit 1-6: Journalists - Who Are They, Really?

In 1992, Indiana University journalism professors David H. Weaver and G. Cleveland Wilhoit surveyed 1,410 journalists who "work for a wide variety of daily and weekly newspapers, radio and ...
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Exhibit 1-4: U.S. Newspaper Journalists

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 ...
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Exhibit 1-3: The American Journalist

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, ...

New Poll: Most Americans See Media As Biased and Favoring Obama

More bad news for the media: A new poll on from Sacred Heart University's Polling Institute finds five out of six Americans (83.6%) see the national news media as "very or somewhat biased," and ...

CNN Touts 'Good Showing' for Obama in Democrat-Heavy Poll

CNN on Wednesday night and Thursday morning trumpeted the results of a poll of the mainly Democratic audience that watched President Obama's health care speech as "a great showing" for the ...

Odd Front-Page Optimism: "Public Opinion" Still Supports Obama-Care?

Reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg's odd optimism on Obama-care: "While the month of August clearly knocked the White House back on its heels, as Congressional town hall-style meetings exposed ...

Support Slipping for Obama Health Care, Times Still Sees "Strong Desire" for Reform

In its latest poll, the Times sees a "strong desire to get something done" on health control - i.e., more government control. But support has been stronger in recent years, and nothing was done. ...

ABC's Stephanopoulos Says No Quick Health Care Bill: 'The Votes Are Not There'

Former Clinton aide George Stephanopoulos generally tries to put a happy face on big Democratic Party initiatives, but on Tuesday's Good Morning America the chief Washington correspondent for ABC ...
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