The Media Research Center’s (MRC) News Analysis Division, publisher of the NewsBusters blog, has an opening for a Research Analyst/Blogger to work in our Reston, Virginia, headquarters to assist in conducting quantitative studies demonstrating liberal media bias.
The position requires strong communication, research, organizational and writing skills. Candidates should have expert knowledge of, and interest in, political perspectives from right to left, be close followers of current events and regular consumers of the news media and thus able to recognize and explain liberal media bias. Research analyst should also have familiarity with spreadsheet software, as well as software to create professional charts displaying results.
Research analyst must be able to reliably analyze key variables of news coverage and produce quantitative studies; or identify instances of media bias on assigned news programs. Must be able to write authoritative and persuasive articles describing findings for the MRC’s NewsBusters.org blog, using video editing software to post video clips.
Applicants must be open, after a period of training, to working nights and weekends. Starting salary: Mid to high $30s.