Tuesday, March 13
MEDIA BIAS


ONLINE

READ:

Bias? What Bias?, FrontPageMagazine, January 9, 2004.
A conservative wonders how liberals can say there's no liberal bias in the news.

Bias, Slander, and BS, Chapter 1 of What Liberal Media? (2003; pdf format).
A liberal rejects the charge of liberal media bias, arguing the media actually tilts right.

Media Bias Is Real, Finds UCLA Political Scientist, UCLA News Release, December 14, 2005.
Findings of a new study of media bias; not everyone finds them compelling.


CHECK OUT:

Media bias watchdog sites:

On the left - Media Matters for America
"A progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media."

On the right - Media Research Center
Aims "thorough, comprehensive, and ongoing analysis based on quantitative and qualitative research...[to]...document liberal bias in the media."

In the middle - Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)
A "national media watch group...offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986."