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Is the Liberal Media Bias finally dead?
TalkRadioInsiders.com ^

Posted on 04/06/2009 6:28:30 AM PDT by TalkRadioInsiders.com

After viewing an article on examiner.com that asks the question about the current existance of the “liberal media bias”…. I thought I would share a few thoughts on this.

Not long ago (10 or 15 years ago) the big buzz on talk radio was how unfair and completely bias the media was - to the left. In fact it’s only in recent years that this proclamation has died down. But I would say the notion of only 1 side being represented on a given subject - has changed dramatically… and is worth noting.

The way news is being covered these days has changed dramatically and I think reporters of all view points are now being represented quite well. This has been a long time coming. This may come as a bit of a shock to those from a conservative viewpoint, as we’ve thought of ourselves for so long as the “unheard” voice in the wilderness.

So I say let’s keep score...

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1 posted on 04/06/2009 6:28:30 AM PDT by TalkRadioInsiders.com
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

it’s approaching it’s prime....thus the decline, people want the truth


2 posted on 04/06/2009 6:29:57 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com; All

Uh, no...the leftist press will be right back on our necks as soon as it is feasible. Mark it.


4 posted on 04/06/2009 6:31:03 AM PDT by notdownwidems (Shellback, pollywogs! U.S.S. William H. Standley, CG-32)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

One only has to look at the fawning coverage of 0’s European tour to conclude that the answer to your question is, no.

Where’s the coverage of 0 bowing to the Saudi king? Hmmm?


5 posted on 04/06/2009 6:32:13 AM PDT by mplsconservative
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

Troll alert.


6 posted on 04/06/2009 6:32:37 AM PDT by kabar
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

This guy puts MSNBC somewhere in the middle. Uh huh. Next.


7 posted on 04/06/2009 6:32:51 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

MSNBC is SPLIT!!! You must be nuts!!! FOX is balanced.


8 posted on 04/06/2009 6:33:12 AM PDT by ontap (Just another backstabbing conservative)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com
TalkRadioInsiders.com
Since Apr 2, 2009

IB4TZ?

9 posted on 04/06/2009 6:33:26 AM PDT by Alex Murphy (Presbyterians often forget that John Knox had been a Sunday bowler.)
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To: FrPR
Who wrote this?

Someone from the left leaning press ... obviously.

10 posted on 04/06/2009 6:34:46 AM PDT by al_c (Avoid the consequences of erudite vernacular utilized irrespective of necessity)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

Signed up two days ago. TROLL!!!!TROLL!!!!


11 posted on 04/06/2009 6:34:47 AM PDT by ontap (Just another backstabbing conservative)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

This is pure craptrap. Liberal bias is stronger than ever. Just look at the recent election of the Teleprompter Kid.

Whoever wrote this article must have been smoking some potent sh-t.


12 posted on 04/06/2009 6:34:58 AM PDT by princeofdarkness ("Obama Lied. Liberty, Morality, and Prosperity Died.")
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

The liberal media bias is even worse than before. They continue to lay down biased cover for the spread of marxism in our country.


13 posted on 04/06/2009 6:35:31 AM PDT by TennTuxedo
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

I think one of the oustanding achievements of the brilliant Obama adminsitration is the fact that he has ended media bias. Who else could have pulled that off? A stunning achievement, the likes of which the world has never seen before. Now, all reporting is fair and objective and we are in a new era of journalistic excellence — all thanks to the god-like Barack Obama. [/sycophantic press]


14 posted on 04/06/2009 6:35:39 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (American Revolution II -- overdue)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

Blog-pimpin’ Zot!


15 posted on 04/06/2009 6:36:16 AM PDT by GreenAccord (Bacon Akbar!)
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16 posted on 04/06/2009 6:37:18 AM PDT by Old Sarge ("Remember, remember, the Fourth of November, the Socialist treason and plot...")
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

Bias dead? No. Stupidity reigns. Just heard this exchange from two infobabes on CNN:
“The Dow is just coming off it’s greatest 4-week gains since 1933!” The reply? “Oh thats great!”


18 posted on 04/06/2009 6:40:32 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com
ZOT!


19 posted on 04/06/2009 6:41:38 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (FOBO)
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20 posted on 04/06/2009 6:42:00 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: FrPR; ontap; Kenny Bunk; BorisTheBulletDodger

When in doubt, blame Medved.


21 posted on 04/06/2009 6:42:02 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The Election of 2008: Given the choice between stupid and evil, the stupid chose evil.)
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To: FrPR

I went to the link, and it appears the answer is “staff”. It looks like a very simple blog, but no names seem to exist anywhere about who is involved.
Overall, whoever it is did a fairly poor job of explaining his/her basis that liberal bias is ending....


22 posted on 04/06/2009 6:42:03 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com
"The way news is being covered these days has changed dramatically and I think reporters of all view points are now being represented quite well."

What utter nonsense! We have a Democrat president and Democratic controlled Congress! Of course the Democrats have to be reported on. They control everything now! But does the press bust Obama's chops for lying about how he "inherited this mess" when in fact he's been in Congress since Jan 2005 and passing those bills!

23 posted on 04/06/2009 6:44:41 AM PDT by avacado
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To: Old Sarge

IBTZ


25 posted on 04/06/2009 6:49:15 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com; 50mm; darkangel82; Old Sarge
So I say let’s keep score...

Yes, let's keep score.

Vertical metal pole 1, you 0.

Fail! Well, for you, at least. Not for the kittens, however.

IBTZ

(Image flagrantly borrowed, without intent to return, from 50mm.)

26 posted on 04/06/2009 6:50:39 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385

It really hurts to watch that!


27 posted on 04/06/2009 6:52:43 AM PDT by ontap (Just another backstabbing conservative)
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28 posted on 04/06/2009 6:53:06 AM PDT by WakeUpAndVote (Fump!)
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29 posted on 04/06/2009 6:54:33 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages - In Honor of Standing Wolf)
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To: rabscuttle385

O dear gawd, that must have HURT.


30 posted on 04/06/2009 6:54:42 AM PDT by Old Sarge ("Remember, remember, the Fourth of November, the Socialist treason and plot...")
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com
We've been keeping score. The media is severely biased to the left.

....all view points are now not being represented quite well.

There, fixed it for you, troll.

31 posted on 04/06/2009 6:54:46 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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32 posted on 04/06/2009 6:56:13 AM PDT by IrishPennant (Obama: Succeeding Where Bin Laden Failed)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

" you lie"

33 posted on 04/06/2009 7:04:40 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

There have been a lot of studies on media bias, one of the most detailed came from George Mason University which measured the time spent on each side of an issue as well as the number of guests representing each side. That study showed that, in balance with the country, all the media is leftward slanting, even Fox, although Fox and Drudge where closest to the middle, being the most balanced.

Here is the detailed study.
mason.gmu.edu/~atabarro/MediaBias.doc


34 posted on 04/06/2009 7:08:57 AM PDT by mnehring
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35 posted on 04/06/2009 7:10:36 AM PDT by backhoe (All across America, the Lights are going out...)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com
Dear Leftist Troll:


36 posted on 04/06/2009 7:13:12 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

You joined three days ago to post an article written by your website that is laughable anyway?


37 posted on 04/06/2009 7:15:56 AM PDT by autumnraine (Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose- Kris Kristoferrson VIVA LA REVOLUTION!)
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Is the Liberal Media Bias finally dead?

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
no.

38 posted on 04/06/2009 7:16:17 AM PDT by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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NO....it’s still here.


39 posted on 04/06/2009 7:17:09 AM PDT by LadyPilgrim ((Lifted up was He to die; It is finished was His cry; Hallelujah what a Savior!!!!!! ))
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com
Is liberal media bias finally dead? Goodness, what a question to ask, and I've concluded that the only way you can dare ask such a question is to be a statist wanting to further an agenda by putting a happy face on everything Obama does, or a mushy moderate who doesn't want to upset anyone or be accused of being a racist.

I guess bias must be a difficult thing to gauge when a good number of people still get their news from local and "popular" cable outlets, and when said news organizations pick and choose which stories to run and which stories to ignore based on personal politics and preference. So if a violent protest takes place in Europe during Obama's visit to the G20 summit and you don't see it covered on CNN, did it really happen? If Michelle Obama wears a mangled mess of clothing to a public event and the statists drool and fawn, does it make her fashionable?

This country was duped into voting for a rank amateur with the assistance of statists in the media - but as the days go by, more people are beginning to wake up and smell the gulag.

Liberal bias dead? Ohhh, no no no. The liberal bias is just beginning.

40 posted on 04/06/2009 7:17:34 AM PDT by dbwz (DISSENT IS PATRIOTIC)
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To: mnehring

Thank you for posting something that someone might actually learn something from.


41 posted on 04/06/2009 7:18:58 AM PDT by dbwz (DISSENT IS PATRIOTIC)
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42 posted on 04/06/2009 7:22:18 AM PDT by dragonblustar ("... and if you disagree with me, then you sir, are worse than Hitler!")
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

PMSNBC has some of the biggest moonbattery there is. How could you possibly conclude they are split? CNN is more sane than they are.


43 posted on 04/06/2009 7:23:41 AM PDT by beandog
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com
The way news is being covered these days has changed dramatically and I think reporters of all view points are now being represented quite well.

For some reason this reminds me of the "Blues Brothers" scene where the woman says (paraphrasing) "We play both kinds of music : country and western."

I suppose in your mind the MSM are giving all points of view. From the extreme left-wing to the left-of-center point.
Does the phrase "We all work for the President now. " "He's every inch a president" and the fact that ABC can't give less than an "A" for any speech he does really sound "un-biased" to you?

44 posted on 04/06/2009 7:23:42 AM PDT by techcor (I hope Obama succeeds... in becoming a one term president.)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

What a crock, looks like a Fairness Doctrine supporter. That or an ACORN Operative looking to expand the ranks.


45 posted on 04/06/2009 7:23:57 AM PDT by Danae (Amerikan Unity My Ass)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com

What a steaming turdpile.


46 posted on 04/06/2009 7:24:58 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com
WRONG! Here's the point you lefties never seem able to grasp: NBC CBS ABC NYTimes PBS et. al. all purport to present news objectively.

Conservative talk radio does not hide the fact that it is opinion.

See the difference? I didn't think so.

47 posted on 04/06/2009 7:27:15 AM PDT by Zman516 (socialists & muslims -- satan's useful idiots.)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com
Is the Liberal Media Bias finally dead?

Not even close, although, as more newspapers and prime time propagand . . . . . er, NEWS shows find their subscribers.viewers in decline and their revenues down sharply, there is hope. But, contrary to the laws of physics, the greater the decline, the more leftists bias displayed by the news media. They don't seem to get it - and neither do I.

48 posted on 04/06/2009 7:34:53 AM PDT by DustyMoment (FloriDUH - proud inventors of pregnant/hanging chads and judicide!!)
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To: TalkRadioInsiders.com
"Is the Liberal Media Bias finally dead?"

You have GOT to be freakin kidding!

49 posted on 04/06/2009 7:37:49 AM PDT by Designer (We are SO scrood!)
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To: Old Sarge

Love the password today. Strange posting history to say the least.

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/by:talkradioinsiderscom/index?tab=comments;brevity=full;options=no-change


50 posted on 04/06/2009 7:38:20 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It took almost 250 years to make the USA great and 30 days for "The Failure" BO to tear it down.)
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