Wednesday, March 29, 2017

"Just think of the MSM as Democrat operatives with bylines, and it all makes sense."-Instapundit----- The Myth of an Unbiased Mainstream Media

Image result for liberal media biasThe Myth of an Unbiased Mainstream Media:
"...For many, the illusion still remains that the mainstream media is unbiased.
...“It’s concerning that news organizations with a clear and stated bias are serving as the eyes and ears of the White House press corps, regardless of their political leaning,” Andrew Seaman, chair of the Society of Professional Journalists’ Ethics Committee...
Yet while many mainstream media outlets may not be “clear”—that is, transparent with their readers—about their perspective, there’s no doubt they indeed have a perspective.
First, let’s just look at the data about journalists:
  • 96 percent of the donations given by journalists in the 2016 presidential election as of August were to Hillary Clinton, according to the Center for Public Integrity.
  • 7 percent of journalists identify as Republican, while 28 percent identify as Democrat, according to an Indiana University School of Journalism study conducted in 2013.
  • “Of the major newspapers that endorsed either Clinton or Trump, only 3 percent (2 of 59) endorsed Trump,” noted FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver.
When you keep those facts in mind, the actual behavior of the mainstream media starts to make more sense...."
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