Bias by Omission

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NYT's Douthat Describes How Media 'Shamed...Into Paying Attention' to Gruesome Gosnell Infanticide Case

Columnist Ross Douthat on the perils of the media attempting to "lead the conversation" on hot-button issues: "And it’s how you end up with a press corps that went all-in for the supposed 'war ...
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New York Times Maintains Blackout on Philadelphia Abortionist Gosnell's Trial on Infanticide

The New York Times has almost ignored the trial of of Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortionist accused of mass infanticide, even as conservatives have shamed other media outlets into playing ...
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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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ABC, CBS and NBC Turn a Blind Eye to ObamaCare Setbacks

For the past couple of weeks there has been a steady drip of bad news for ObamaCare, but you wouldn't know it if you only get your news from the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks. From a ...
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NYT Neuters Obama's Cutie Comments on Kamala Harris, But WashPost Suggests 'White House Boy's Club'

President Obama causes ruffles on a fundraising jaunt in San Francisco when he said that state Attorney General Kamala Harris was "by far the best-looking attorney general in the country." The ...
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Sen. Reid Blames Marines Deaths on Sequester, New York Times Stays Silent

The New York Times reported on the tragic death of seven Marines on a training exercise in Nevada. But reporters Eric Schmitt and Timothy Williams selectively quoted Democratic Majority leader ...
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As North Korea Threatens, New York Times Avoids Obama's Missile Defense Flip-Flop

The New York Times story on the Pentagon's responding to North Korea's latest belligerence by deploying additional ballistic missile interceptors along the Pacific coast led Saturday's paper. But ...
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Hugo Chavez Loved Baseball and the South Bronx, NY Times Gushes

Propaganda for the late left-wing strongman of Venezuela Hugo Chavez keeps popping up in strange places in the New York Times. Reporter Frances Robles took a trip down leftist memory lane with ...
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NY Times Buries Sen. Paul's Filibuster, While Wash Post Carries Two Full News Stories

Republican Sen. Rand Paul's filibuster on Attorney General Eric Holder's refusal to rule out drone strikes against U.S. citizens was absent from the front page of the New York Times. The ...
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CNN Catches Obama's Falsehood on Sequester; Networks Barely Report It

CNN's Dana Bash fact-checked President Obama's falsehood about the sequester on Friday, but the major networks didn't exactly follow CNN's lead in reporting his blatant distortion. In his ...
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