Bias by the Numbers

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Networks Barely Notice White House War on Women’s Pay

After puffing up Obama as equal pay champion, roughly 95 percent of stories on pay disparity mentioning Obama ignore White House wage gap.
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Ebola: Networks 91% Confident Travel Screenings are Sufficient

But in 2010 Obama administration killed tougher regulations proponents called ‘critical.’
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Networks Confident in CDC over Ebola, 98 Percent Ignore Agency Failures

Only 1 of 54 stories express concern about CDC’s competency, handling of dangerous diseases.
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Major Papers 15-1 against For-Profit Education

New York Times, USA Today, LA Times echo liberal attacks.
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Network Coverage of ‘Extreme Weather’ Up Nearly 1,000 Percent

Ten years ago ABC, CBS and NBC barely used the phrase, now they go to extremes despite scientific disagreement.
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New York Times Touts ‘Plain Packaging,’ Downplays Impact of Taxes on Tobacco

Business story supports pro-regulatory position of Times editorial board which attacked tobacco 24 times in two years.
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Networks Nourished Anti-Vaccine Hysteria With 171 Stories on Debunked Autism Link

ABC, CBS and NBC kept debate alive while children died from drop in vaccinations.
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Obamacare Stories Ignore Taxes, Penalties 88 Percent of the Time

Even in tax season, Obamacare-related taxes barely mentioned by evening news shows.
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98 Percent of Networks Jobs Stories Ignore High Black Unemployment

Despite bipartisan outrage, NBC gives just 10 seconds to jobs crisis while ABC, CBS remain silent.
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‘The Mentalist’ Relies on Misleading Anti-Fracking Propaganda

CBS crime drama revolves around corrupt natural gas company, uses gimmick of flammable water.
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