Media Reality Check

Occasional reports and mini-studies documenting distorted coverage and/or media omissions.
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Debate Night: Will Liberal Bob Schieffer Be the Next Candy Crowley?

A review of the record shows moderator Bob Schieffer has tilted left in his previous visits to the presidential debate stage, and his approach as a CBS correspondent and anchor is that of a ...
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Candy Crowley Aids Obama With 2-to-1 Liberal Agenda & Validation of Libya Falsehood

The liberal tilt of questions selected by CNN’s Candy Crowley was so obvious, even the gang on NBC’s Today — hardly a conservative bastion — thought it remarkable. Correspondent Chuck Todd opined ...
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MRC Study: By 2-to-1 Margin, Journalists Favor Liberal Questions at Town Hall Debates

If history is a reliable guide, Mitt Romney has twice the chance of facing a hostile liberal question Tuesday night as Barack Obama has of facing a question based on a conservative agenda, as the ...
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Debate Moderator Tilts to Obama; ABC Colleagues Cheer: 'Martha Raddatz for President'

Reviewing the questions posed at Thursday night's vice presidential debate, ABC correspondent Martha Raddatz clearly favored Team Obama, but not entirely. Out of 48 discrete questions and ...
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ABC's Moderator Martha Raddatz Warned of Budget 'Slashing,' Hailed Hillary and Barack

ABC News claims it's "absurd" that vice-presidential debate moderator Martha Raddatz favors the Democrats. But a review of her reporting displays a tilt to the left.
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PBS Star Jim Lehrer's Record of Liberal Bias in Debates

Jim Lehrer's been the liberal face of taxpayer-funded PBS for decades -- and has demonstrated a liberal tilt in recent presidential debates.
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George Stephanopoulos: Reliably Crowning Democrats as Debate Winners

In eight out of the last nine general election presidential debates (every one since he joined ABC News in 1997), George Stephanopoulos has gone on his network’s airwaves to claim victory for the ...
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ABC, CBS, NBC Hype Romney Hidden Camera Tape, Bury Obama's 'Redistribution' Clip

In all the Big Three networks this week devoted about 88 minutes to the Romney tape compared to just six and a half minutes on the Obama "redistribution" clip -- a 13 to 1 ratio.
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NBC Donates 25 Percent More Airtime to DNC Than RNC

If journalists were interested in fairness, there's nothing more basic than giving a similar amount of airtime to each major party convention. An MRC analysis finds that's exactly what CBS and ABC ...
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ABC, CBS and NBC Bury Bumbling Biden's Most Embarrassing Moments

When the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks preview Vice President Joe Biden’s 2012 Democratic National Convention speech, will they fill their programs with a montage of the mental mistakes that ...
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