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Obama's honeymoon with media is history
The Washington Times ^ | January 26, 2010 | Jennifer Harper

Posted on 01/26/2010 11:02:20 AM PST by jazusamo

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1 posted on 01/26/2010 11:02:22 AM PST by jazusamo
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2 posted on 01/26/2010 11:04:20 AM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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During the entire first calendar year of his administration, Mr. Obama's mainstream media coverage was almost "perfectly balanced" — he rated 49 percent positive and 51 percent negative evaluations by sources and reporters.

Excuse me?

3 posted on 01/26/2010 11:04:57 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (We have the 1st so that we can call on people to rebel. We have 2nd so that they can.)
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Tell that moron to get real. Balanced? No Fn way.


4 posted on 01/26/2010 11:07:25 AM PST by dumpthelibs (dumpthelibs)
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To: jazusamo
During the entire first calendar year of his administration, Mr. Obama's mainstream media coverage was almost "perfectly balanced" — he rated 49 percent positive and 51 percent negative evaluations by sources and reporters.

Oh sure, I'll believe this when pigs fly !

5 posted on 01/26/2010 11:08:10 AM PST by Republic
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according to a study released...by the Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA).

So why should anyone believe that this organization recognizes bias when they see it?

6 posted on 01/26/2010 11:08:11 AM PST by rhombus (i)
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Much of the Obama coverage was breathlessly positive, even melodramatic

All things considered, it still is.

7 posted on 01/26/2010 11:08:29 AM PST by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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Is the media finally seeing that the party is over, that it’s time to get to work? It may be to late for the media since they didn’t want to see what was really going on. I believe that the general public no longer trusts them.


8 posted on 01/26/2010 11:09:22 AM PST by RC2
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To: ClearCase_guy

“By Sources” must mean bloggers and posters (including every negative comment on FR about BO.


9 posted on 01/26/2010 11:09:34 AM PST by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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It makes you wonder what they consider negative. Not openly gushing and drooling and more “nuanced” praise instead?


10 posted on 01/26/2010 11:10:00 AM PST by secret garden (Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.)
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Utter BS. They are still relentlessly promoting, covering for him , deliberately ignoring negative stories about him and his administration and reliably attacking conservatives and his critics.


11 posted on 01/26/2010 11:10:51 AM PST by Carl LaFong (Experts say experts should be ignored.)
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You mean the CMPA isn’t balanced? /sarc

I do believe his media praise is going to start taking a hit.


12 posted on 01/26/2010 11:11:58 AM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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The point is that he is still getting 39% positive, that is staggering considering the p!$$ poor job he has been doing. There is no question that the media is in the tank for Obama still and they are finding it harder and harder to swim out.


13 posted on 01/26/2010 11:14:02 AM PST by GauchoUSA
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If you want to see the definition of a biased WH reporter, check out Chuck Todd. Todd’s analysis often includes statements about what “we” need to do, including himself as part of the Obama team. If the day’s news is bad for the Obama WH, Chuck Todd looks like his puppy died. If the news is good for the Obama WH, Chuck Todd is visibly giddy.

Chuck Todd could be the poster boy for what’s wrong with the MSM.


14 posted on 01/26/2010 11:14:40 AM PST by brownsfan (The average American: Uninformed, and unconcerned.)
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The MSM is still deluded


15 posted on 01/26/2010 11:14:40 AM PST by FlyingEagle
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I believe the media is starting to realize they can only go so far with their phony support and Obama’s reaction to Scott Brown being elected has had a lot to do with waking them up.


16 posted on 01/26/2010 11:16:29 AM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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From the article:

"His quest to secure the 2016 Olympics for Chicago failed in spectacular fashion," commented Fox News' Bret Baier in October.

Reporting the negative news should not count as a negative article...I suspect it did.

17 posted on 01/26/2010 11:16:41 AM PST by LearnsFromMistakes (Yes, I am happy to see you. But that IS a gun in my pocket.)
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"I do believe his media praise is going to start taking a hit."

I don't. Want proof?
Listen to the overall media after he gives the State of the Union speech.

18 posted on 01/26/2010 11:17:19 AM PST by AGreatPer (Impeach Obama)
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My guess would be F Chuck Todd got lots of wedgies and gym shorts pulled down in the high school locker room.

He just looks like the type.


19 posted on 01/26/2010 11:21:22 AM PST by Col Frank Slade
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Good example of an unabashed Obama media supporter that doesn’t even try to hide it, he and those like him should take up a different line of work.


20 posted on 01/26/2010 11:21:28 AM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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