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Media Bias

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by SG-17, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. EnlightenmentHK

    EnlightenmentHK Emperor

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    Because reality has a well known liberal bias. :)
     
  2. Sims2789

    Sims2789 Fool me once...

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    As till said:

    I disagree with there being a bias toward reality. I think the bias is firstly toward whatever makes them the most money, secondly toward false neutrality, i.e., "McCain said the sky is green with polka-dots, while Obama said the sky is blue", and thirdly toward. whatever's the easiest thing for the journalist himself to do. But Till's main point, that both campaigns aren't equivalent and therefore will not be covered in equal light, is completely correct. That's especially true this year; McCain's attacks on the media about Palin seemed to have hurt the media's ego, and they seem to be constantly trying to out-do each other as real journalists for once (thus, the polka-dot analogy isn't as valid this election as it usually is).
     
  3. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    The"bias" of the media in the US is toward lazy, cheap, and sensationalist.
     
  4. Ayatollah So

    Ayatollah So the spoof'll set you free

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    Hmm, if this keeps up, I might just have to revise my signature.

    What. He. Said.
     
  5. JollyRoger

    JollyRoger Slippin' Jimmy Supporter

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    Maybe Palin or Bristol or Piper can go into hiding. The media loves its missing white girl stories.
     
  6. jeps

    jeps Arcadefire

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    you know that when FOX tells you the media is biased, you should TOTALLY believe THEM because they are the ONLY UNbiased media, RIGHT?
     
  7. Berzerker

    Berzerker Deity

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    Why is it a bias for a media outlet to blast McCain for the kind of campaign he's been running? If a President lies us into a war, should the media coverage be 50/50 negative and positive? Yeah, much of the media likes Obama more than McCain, but McCain aint exactly inspiring well wishers with his behavior. I had much more respect for the guy before his campaign... Calling that a bias misses the point - NO ONE should view McCain's campaign as anything more than slander. Of the two, Obama behaves more like an adult should behave. That aint bias, its reality...
     
  8. Arwon

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    Reality has a known liberal bias!

    Edit: God dammit EHK.
     
  9. DBear

    DBear unbeliever

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  10. civ_king

    civ_king Deus Caritas Est

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    CNN is the most neutral news network while Fox if the most Conservative
     

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