Bias by the Numbers

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Half of Fracking Stories Rely on Hollywood Hit Jobs

News reports give platform to artists, celebs and anti-drilling documentaries in 50 percent of reports.
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Networks Do 92 Climate Change Stories; Fail to Mention ‘Lull’ in Warming All 92 Times

ABC, CBS and NBC ignore ‘mystery’ warming plateau in favor of alarmism about sea levels, allergies, weather.
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Soros Gave $6.1 Million to Groups Linked to Pressure on IRS to Target Conservative Nonprofits

Government actions followed letters about right-wing organizations.
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CNN's Amanpour Mocks 'Roughty-Toughty' Rumsfeld, Calls Gitmo 'Not American'

CNN's Christiane Amanpour and Jeffrey Toobin continued to push for Guantanamo Bay to be closed on the May 2 10 p.m. ET hour of Anderson Cooper 360. "It's just not American," Amanpour insisted. ...
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CNN Barely Mentioned Gosnell Trial for Weeks; Spent 45 Times More Coverage on Brad Paisley-LL Cool J Song

From the beginning of the Kermit Gosnell trial on March 18 until April 12, CNN devoted exactly 24 seconds to the the former abortionist's clinic of horrors. In contrast, the network spent over ...
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Virtual Reality! Networks Cover Manti Te’o 521 Times More than March for Life

ABC, CBS, NBC devote nearly two-and-a-half hours to fictional girlfriend; just 17 seconds to event 500,000 attend.
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Unbiased? 18 of 20 Top Newspapers Push Gun Control in Editorials

Major papers demonize NRA, call for more gun bans.
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Piers Morgan Says Todd Akin Controversy Supports Narrative That GOP Is 'Anti-Women'

Piers Morgan said on Thursday that the Todd Akin controversy supports "the argument that the Republican Party is anti-women," playing into the Democratic playbook. "I suppose the problem is ...
Gas Prices

Networks Hype Rising Gas Prices 4 Times More for Bush, Than Obama

Gas prices mentioned in 97 stories in one month of 2008 coverage, compared to just 21 in month of 2012 coverage.

GOP's 'Cut, Cap and Balance' Mostly Just Cut By Media

Republican budget plan only mentioned by name in 10 percent of stories.
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