Media Bias Debate

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CNN Panel Whitewashes Media Bias on Gay Marriage; 'In the Middle'

Sunday's Reliable Sources was absurdly generous to the media for their coverage of the same-sex marriage debate. Gay activist John Aravosis ridiculously claimed that the press is "in the middle" ...
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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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Anderson Cooper to Receive GLAAD's 'Vito Russo Award'

CNN has a special relationship with the advocacy group Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), and it continues as prime-time host Anderson Cooper will be honored at the ...
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CNN's Lemon Insists Gun Rant 'Wasn't Advocacy,' Compares Gay Rights to Civil Rights

After calling for getting "guns and bullets and automatic weapons off the streets" after the Newtown shooting, CNN's Don Lemon insisted to the Dallas Voice that it "wasn't advocacy" and he was ...
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MSNBC Panel Sits Around and Tells Race Jokes On the Air

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry had her panel guests tell their "favorite race joke" or "best punch line" on race on her Sunday show and laughter ranged between nervous and uproarious. ...
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Blind Spot? Howard Kurtz Rips Coverage of Rubio's 'Watergate' But Ignores CNN's Stunt

CNN media critic Howard Kurtz ripped the press infatuation with Sen. Marco Rubio's water sip as "profoundly depressing," but on Sunday's Reliable Sources he wouldn't call out his own network's ...
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On CNN, Howard Kurtz Hits Media's 'Romance' with Hillary Clinton

CNN's media critic Howard Kurtz focused on the "romance" between the media and outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on Sunday's Reliable Sources. "[T]hings were so lovey-dovey, it almost ...
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Pants on Fire? Despite Media Outcry, Romney's 'Lie of the Year' Was True

Even though the Romney campaign correctly said that Obama sold Chrysler to Fiat which would be making Jeeps in China instead of America, the media disparaged that case with PolitiFact going so ...
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Advocacy, Not Journalism: 13 CNN Guests Want More Gun Control, Only 2 Argue to the Contrary

Commemorating the one month anniversary of the Newtown shooting, CNN stacked its Monday line-up with gun control advocates and Democratic politicians. Over the course of the entire day, CNN ...
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'Centrist' News Network? CNN Loads Newscasts With Gun Control Advocates

One month after the Newtown shooting, CNN "commemorated" the atrocity by hosting a string of gun control activists and Democratic politicians pushing for stricter gun laws. From the 5 a.m. ...
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