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  AIM Report: New Evidence of Liberal Media Bias - November A
Claims of media bias are not new, but increasing claims of bias, especially a perceived liberal media bias, have led to diminishing credibility ratings among news outlets, and an increased level of skepticism of all news coverage.
Perception of bias is associated with the perception of accuracy and credibility, and a decrease in a news sources' credibility renders that source less useful; as perceived credibility declines, conceivably, so does the audience.
With liberals being happy with the media, and because conservatives perceive a general media bias, the study suggests that the media in fact are liberal.
www.aim.org /aim_report/4997_0_4_0_C   (2775 words)

 Culture jamming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Culture jamming is the act of transforming existing mass media to produce negative commentary about itself, using the original medium's communication method.
It is a form of public activism which is generally in opposition to commercialism, and the vectors of corporate image.
"Media Burn," a spectacle staged in 1975 by the performance art collective Ant Farm.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Culture_jamming   (705 words)

 Media Monitor - Goldberg on Media Bias, Part II - June 25, 2001
Former CBS News journalist Bernard Goldberg, a living witness to liberal media bias during his 28 years at CBS, was asked on C-SPAN recently to name other conservatives at CBS.
However, he knew of liberals at the network who agreed there was a liberal media bias.
Reed Irvine is the former Chairman of Accuracy In Media and Cliff Kincaid is the Editor of the AIM Report.
www.aim.org /media_monitor/A976_0_2_0_C   (644 words)

This bias helps journalists establish and maintain a cultural identity as knowledgeable insiders (although many journalists reject the notion that follows from this--that they are players in the game and not merely observers).
Accuracy in Media claims the the news media are biased toward liberal politics.
Fairness and Accuracy in Media claims the the news media are biased toward conservative politics.
rhetorica.net /bias.htm   (2526 words)

 Media Bias, The Liberal Media - The Peace Encyclopedia
Why, in the media, do we sometimes see Israel refered to as "Tel Aviv", while, when other countries are refered to by a city, it is always their capitol?
The media have become de facto co-conspirators with the terrorists in organized murder.
The media now rank with the crooked used car salesman and they are not to be trusted - even when they slip in the veneer of truth.
www.yahoodi.com /peace/mediabias.html   (2805 words)

 Bull Market for Media Bias (washingtonpost.com)
In 1985 the public thought the media "moral" by 54 percent to 13 percent; by 2003 opinion was split 40 percent to 38 percent.
What's disturbing is that, like restaurants, the news media may increasingly cater to their customers' (partisan) tastes.
If liberals and conservatives migrate to rival media camps, both camps may ultimately submit to the same narrow logic: like-minded editors and reporters increasingly feeding like-minded customers stories that reinforce their world view.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A62453-2004Jun22.html   (881 words)

 Media Bias Is Real, Finds UCLA Political Scientist... 12/14/2005
Of the 20 major media outlets studied, 18 scored left of center, with CBS' "Evening News," The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times ranking second, third and fourth most liberal behind the news pages of The Wall Street Journal.
Since Groseclose and Milyo were more concerned with bias in news reporting than opinion pieces, which are designed to stake a political position, they omitted editorials and Op‑Eds from their tallies.
The campus’ central media relations unit serves as a liaison between journalists and the university, directing callers to appropriate communications representatives at the 11 professional schools and UCLA College of Letters and Science, and coordinating distribution of news releases and other communications.
www.newsroom.ucla.edu /page.asp?RelNum=6664   (1434 words)

 Crooks and Liars » Media Bias
I simply want to reduce it to the size where I can drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub,” Norquist, a staunch conservative, which the public would perceive as a fiscally sound conservative that believes all the problems in the US are wrapped up in too many taxes and government intervention.
According to Media Matters, NBC, CNN and FOXNews all covered the Hsu scandal, but none of the aforementioned networks dedicated any time to the Romney/Fabian scandal that can be found in the Nexis database.
Media Bloodhound has more, and Largest Minority, on video, goes after Disney on the same and a few other issues.
www.crooksandliars.com /category/media-bias   (2752 words)

 Media Bias Basics
The Liberal Media Exposed (PDF Report): Formatted, easy-to-print pages detailing the key results of nearly two dozen surveys about media bias.
The Media Research Center continuously reports on instances of the liberal bias in the mainstream media.
Media Reality Check fax reports showcase important stories that the news media have distorted or ignored, and several times each year the MRC publishes Special Reports offering in-depth documentation of the media’s bias on specific issues.
www.mediaresearch.org /biasbasics/welcome.asp   (426 words)

  Media Bias - Katrina & Rita   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The media at all levels on Wednesday pounced on video released by the AP of government conference calls held as Hurricane Katrina hit last August, with most stories portraying them as containing a smoking gun about how President Bush was warned about potential levee failure.
Michael Chapman, a spokesman for the Media Research Center in Virginia, says there was a clear agenda behind much of the false reporting.
On Friday's Good Morning America, Jessica Yellin avoided the pro-Bush consensus of those shown on ABC the night before and characterized the reaction of evacuees as "mixed," a description she managed to support by running a clip from a woman in a different location.
www.newsbull.com /forum/forum.asp?FORUM_ID=185298   (1757 words)

 Media Bias Debate | NewsBusters.org
He denounced the media habit of omitting or downplaying positive news coming out of Iraq and then gave an example of the kind of news that is usually downplayed or omitted by the media (thnx NewsBusters reader).
Check the establishment media, and you'll have no trouble finding stories decrying the plight of the taxed, but unrepresented, citizens of the District and touting the importance of giving these poor (mostly Democratic) souls representation.
September 14, 2007 - 21:01 ET Tim Graham, Director of Media Analysis for the Media Research Center and Senior Editor of the MRC's NewsBusters, appeared Friday night on the Fox News Channel’s "The O’Reilly Factor" to discuss the MRC's Special Report, "Huffington’s House of Horrors: A Compendium of Far-Left Flame-Throwing, Name-Calling, and Attack-Dogging."
www.newsbusters.org /taxonomy/term/296   (2844 words)

 Media Bias
South Park Conservatives: The Revolt Against Liberal Media Bias (Hardcover)
Arguing that the generation that watches South Park is revolting against three decades of liberal bias in the media, a former editor of City Journal shows the ways in which a new media counterculture is emerging in America.
Essays cover a variety of viewpoints on the subject of media bias, including whether the media are influenced by conservative interests, if ABC News was biased against the U. Led war in Iraq, and does corporate media threaten democracy.
www.beyondbias.org /media-bias.htm   (178 words)

 Sibby Online: Media Bias   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The tinhorn brass and the leftist foot soldiers at the New York Times and its media cousins may not know it, but the NSA already has enough evidence to hang some of them and their friends for treason.
The media watchdog noted columnist and blogger Michelle Malkin wrote in February 2005 her difficulties in becoming part of Google News.
Fired CBS "60 Minutes" producer Mary Mapes is still blaming the internet for ending her media career prematurely - or more precisely; the "vicious" bloggers who discovered that documents she unearthed in a bid to trash President Bush's National Guard service were forgeries.
sibbyonline.blogs.com /sibbyonline/media_bias/index.html   (13299 words)

 Media Bias - Fight The Bias - Liberal Media Bias
Media Bias - Fight The Bias - Liberal Media Bias
If there is any issue you feel strongly about we urge you to contact your representatives.
If you are a conservative, libertarian, centrist, or free thinker, help us fight liberal media bias by subscribing to and referring our free email newsletter.
www.fightthebias.com   (80 words)

 Media Research Center Home Page - 9/28/2007 12:02:58 AM
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell is calling upon CBS and CNN to distance themselves from left-wing hate groups and apologize to Bill O’Reilly for their participation in the smear campaign against the Fox News Channel host.
When the news broke that Dan Rather was suing CBS News for $70 million for somehow destroying his reputation, the most noticeable reaction came from the media establishment itself.
Now on the MRC's NewsBusters blog, a new twice a week comedy show with jokes about politics, Hollywood and media bias.
www.mediaresearch.org   (562 words)

 Media Bias : Reporting Wars Exposing Bias in the Media
Media Bias : Reporting Wars Exposing Bias in the Media
Below is a list of the currently reported 'reporting wars' from the mainstream media.
If you are member of the biased (or unbiased) media feel free to contact us.
www.reportingwars.com   (872 words)

 emediahub.com - bias in the media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Netster.com makes it quick and easy to find what you need.
Find Bias In The Media and more at Lycos Search.
www.emediahub.com - bias in the media (9/5/2006
www.emediahub.com /Bias-In-The-Media.aspx   (232 words)

 Fine On Media - BusinessWeek Online
To piggyback on Jarvis, the Times would much rather have someone screaming about liberal media bias than to have a bunch of news stories pointing out the precise details of how variable its ad rates can be.
Revenues were up at The New York Times Media Group, and were on a par with last year at the New England and Regional Media Groups.
In my own interactions with Beth I was struck, as everyone is, by how assured and sharp she is. But I never came away thinking that she had any particular profound thoughts about the ongoing collision between traditional media entities and a rapidly-digitizing world.
www.businessweek.com /innovate/FineOnMedia   (4373 words)

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