Media Reality Check

Occasional reports and mini-studies documenting distorted coverage and/or media omissions.

Media Line Up Against First Amendment

Coverage "Shamelessly Touts" Heavily Regulated, Government-Financed Elections

Republican Hearings? Partisan Stunt

Whether the Issue is Fundraising or the IRS, Networks Play Up Partisan-Gain Angle If Goal Isn't Liberal

Tamraz: Poster Boy for Liberal Laws?

Frank Testimony Draws All Evening Shows, Two Morning Shows Months After First Print Reports

Sheila Heslin vs. White House Pressure

"Most Dramatic Testimony So Far" Ignored by ABC, CBS Last Night; Another TV Blackout This Morning

Will Anybody Huang-Chung Tonight?

Reno Shakes Up Justice, Specter Charges FBI Coverup, Senate Discusses Huang's Fundraising Tactics

Do They Have to Subpoena Prince Charles?

National Security Adviser Draws 18 Seconds on the Big Three While Diana Leads All Three Newscasts

Here Comes Gore's Independent Counsel

DNC "Hard Money" Allocation Draws All Evening Shows, But Only A Brief from ABC This Morning

Forgot to Cover Don Fowler's Amnesia

CIA Finagling of Haley Barbour's DNC Counterpart Ignored by ABC, All Three Morning Shows

Document-Shredding Buddhist Nuns?

Media-Friendly Pictures Drew All Four Networks Last NIght, But Morning Shows Aired Nothing Today

Celebrity News Still Wiping Out Politics

Scoops on O'Leary, Gore, Espy, and Brown's Son Skipped or Downplayed In Week Before Hearings
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