Labeling

Sotomayor Prompts More 'Conservative' Than 'Liberal' Labels

Amazingly, after showing no reluctance in 2005 to describe John Roberts and Sam Alito as "conservative" or worse, the Tuesday network evening newscasts, particularly ABC and NBC, applied more ...

ABC Minimizes 'Liberal' Label for Sotomayor; Used 'Conservative' for Alito Frequently

ABC News didn't use any labels such as liberal or progressive to describe Judge Sonia Sotomayor during its Tuesday morning coverage of her nomination to the Supreme Court. On the other hand, when ...

Sanchez and Slater Agree Bush 'Presided Over a Reign of Bullies'

CNN anchor Rick Sanchez and Dallas Morning News political writer Wayne Slater agreed on Tuesday's Newsroom program that former President George W. Bush appeared to be "controlled by a bunch of ...

ABC, NBC Hype CSPI's Left-Wing Anti-Restaurant Study

Evening newscasts push Center for Science in the Public Interest study about killer salt, downplay individual responbility for food choices.

Dear CBS Radio: It Isn't Voluntary When Threats are Involved

Dept. of Agriculture country-of-origin labeling wouldn't actually be a choice.

Strange Bedfellows: Supporting Agribusiness to Help Illegals

In its quest to paint illegal immigration in sympathetic terms, the Times ponders the plight of agri-business, which might lose cheap labor if a federal crackdown on employers is implemented.

Hulse With No Name

Why can't Carl Hulse call a liberal a liberal? Tom DeLay's new book confronts "evil liberal tormentors," but Hulse only sees "critics" and "activists" arrayed against DeLay.
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