BiasAlerts

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George Stephanopoulos Recites Jerry Brown's Democratic Talking Points

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday repeated Democratic talking points as he challenged Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman. Speaking of Whitman's tenure as CEO of ...

Coverage Focuses on U.S.-Caused Civilian Deaths When Taliban Responsible for Ten Times More, Zings CBS's Logan

CBS's Lara Logan may be in Uganda, but she recognized the skew of media coverage of the WikiLeaks war documents on the U.S. involvement in Afghanistan as she contended "the coverage would indicate ...

CBS's Axelrod: 'All Better Informed' By 'Legendary' Left-Wing Journalist Daniel Schorr

On Saturday's CBS Early Show, correspondent Jim Axelrod reported on the death of former CBS correspondent Daniel Schorr, declaring that he "was an old-school broadcast journalist, he was the last ...

While Interviewing Dem Congressman, ABC, CBS Keep the Focus Off Obama, on BP

Democratic Congressman Ed Markey appeared on ABC and CBS's morning shows on Monday to talk about the Gulf Coast oil spill and didn't face a single question about the government's handling of the ...

As AZ Immigration Law Looms, ABC Touts Harm to Small Businesses

ABC's World News on Sunday caught up to CBS and NBC in fretting about the potential problems caused by illegal immigrants leaving Arizona. ABC's Barbara Pinto lamented the possible damage to small ...

MSNBC's Brewer Hits Breitbart for Appearing at Political Fundraiser, But She's Done the Same

On Monday's News Live, MSNBC's Contessa Brewer expressed incredulity at the revelation that journalist Andrew Breitbart will be appearing at a Republican fundraiser. "I mean, really? Is he going ...

CBS Touts Concord, Mass. Banning Bottled Water As 'Revolutionary Move'

At the end of Sunday's CBS Evening News, anchor Russ Mitchell celebrated the efforts of 82-year-old Jean Hill to ban the sale of bottled water in Concord, Massachusetts as: "...one woman's ...

Hypocritical Schieffer Lectures on Superiority of 'Old Media' Over 'New Media'

Four months after leading Face the Nation with uncorroborated allegations from left-wing bloggers about racist and homophobic outbursts by anti-Obamacare protesters, spread in an effort to ...

Looking Back at Schorr's Goldwater-Nazi Axis CBS Evening News Hit Piece

Daniel Schorr's passing on Friday reminded me of the kind of assaults CBS News unleashed on conservatives before there were any countervailing forums available. A 2001 Weekly Standard article ...

Tapper Goes Out with a Contrarian Take on Sherrod; Donaldson Urges Obama to Exploit 'Enemy' FNC

Picking up on Shirley Sherrod's allegation Andrew Breitbart "would like to get us stuck back in the times of slavery" and "he'd like to see all black people end up again" in slavery, ABC's Jake ...
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