Media Bias

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Exhibit 2-12: Coverage of the War in Iraq, 2007

Two polls conducted in 2007 found the public generally thought the media's coverage of the war in Iraq skewed in a negative, pessimistic direction.
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Exhibit 2-2: What the People Want from the Press

In November 1996, the Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA) partnered with the Lou Harris Organization to poll 3,000 people about their attitudes toward the press.
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Exhibit 1-17: The News Media and the War, 2005

As part of a larger study of how the views of "opinion leaders" compare with those of the general public, the Pew Research Center for The People and The Press, in collaboration with the Council on ...
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Exhibit 1-15: TV and Newspaper Journalists

In March and April 2005, the University of Connecticut's Department of Public Policy surveyed 300 journalists nationwide - 120 who worked in the television industry and 180 who worked at ...
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Exhibit 1-14: Campaign Journalists (2004)

New York Times columnist John Tierney surveyed 153 campaign journalists at a press party at the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston, and found a huge preference for Democratic Senator ...
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Exhibit 1-12: The People and the Press: Whose Views Shape the News?

In the July/August 2001 edition of the Roper Center's Public Perspective, Washington Post national political correspondent Thomas Edsall summarized the findings of a Kaiser Family Foundation poll ...
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Exhibit 1-11: Newspaper Editors

In January 1998, Editor and Publisher, the preeminent media trade magazine, conducted a poll of 167 newspaper editors across the country.
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Exhibit 1-9: Washington Bureau Chiefs and Correspondents

In April 1996, the Freedom Forum published a survey of 139 Washington bureau chiefs and congressional correspondents about their presidential votes and opinions of the Republican "Contract with ...
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Exhibit 1-7: White House Reporters

In 1995, Kenneth Walsh, a reporter for U.S. News and World Report, polled 28 of his fellow White House correspondents from ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, USA Today, ...
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Exhibit 1-6: Journalists - Who Are They, Really?

In 1992, Indiana University journalism professors David H. Weaver and G. Cleveland Wilhoit surveyed 1,410 journalists who "work for a wide variety of daily and weekly newspapers, radio and ...
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