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The idea that a free media prejudice is merely a myth. If just it were true, we can have a much more humane, open-minded, and also ultimately effective public dispute on the problems facing the country. — Barbra Streisand




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To make the debate that the media has actually a left- or right-wing, or a free or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too lot oil in your hummus. — Al Franken


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The media has a tremendous bias and also has because that a an extremely long time against the Republican party and versus somebody the happens to be conservative. They definitely have a remarkable bias against me. — Donald Trump


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There"s not lot you have the right to do about the prejudice of the media other than try to against it by placing the truth out best you can, and the Internet has actually been a great weapon for holding the media accountable. — Ron Paul


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But in the right-wing media, lock do have actually a right-wing bias. And also they likewise have an agenda. So your agenda is: we"re one adjunct that the Republican Party, and also we"re going press that agenda every day, and, as you say, brand these story that aid further the right-wing cause. — Al Franken


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Media bias is one thing. Rejection of reality is another — Chuck Todd


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Media bias has to be a favorite layout of the appropriate for decades, that course. — Thomas Frank


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The media are desperately afraid of being accused of bias. And also that"s partly due to the fact that there"s a whole machine out there, an organized attempt to suspicion them of bias whenever they speak anything the the appropriate doesn"t like. So rather than really try to report things objectively, they clear up for being even-handed, i beg your pardon is no the exact same thing. Among my currently in a column - in which a variety of people assumed I was insulting lock personally - was that if shrub said the earth was flat, the mainstream media would have stories through the headline: "Shape of planet - see Differ." then they"d quote part Democrats saying that it was round. — Paul Krugman


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Kurt was a feminist. A lot of the bashing against Courtney i think has actually to attend to gender bias and also the media, and also I think the he chosen that she was acquisition the attention off of him. — Brett Morgen


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Media bias in editorials and columns is one thing. Media fraud in reporting "facts" in news story is something else ... The worry is no what miscellaneous journalists or news organizations" editorial see are. The issue is the change of news reporting into ideological spin, along with self-serving taboos and also outright fraud. — Thomas Sowell


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Look in ~ the language. If a scientist it is intended the simple, unconditional, absolutely particular statements that politicians and journalists want, that is talking as an activist, no a scientist. — Daniel Gardner


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Asking the inquiry whether the tendency media has actually a free or conservative bias is like asking whether al Qaeda supplies too lot oil in your hummus. I can think they usage a little bit too much oil; some human being might think it"s a tiny dry. However the difficulty with al Qaeda is they desire to kill us. And also the difficulty with the mainstream media is that it has these other biases that are much more important. — Al Franken


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If liberals think they are shedding elections due to the fact that of the conservative prejudice in the media, they may too give up best now. — Ann Coulter


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Pseudoscience is almost always recognizable native a distance, and also easy to confirm on nearby examination. Science is, however, no immune from hubris, and bad science deserve to be tougher come spot. Those of united state who do a living from science or scientific research media must screen scientific integrity. We must constantly check our assumptions and also fight the siren tune of agreement when our data tells united state to be contrarian. We must remain live independence of politics or religious bias in analyzing our work. We have to admit as soon as we are wrong, and also remain ready to evolve as soon as verifiable data demands change. We have to admit once we are uncertain, remain humble in advances, and also offer courageous and also independent advice grounded in science. — K. Lee Lerner


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Fox News seems much more conservative than it is since no other television network end the past half-century has been anything however decidedly liberal. As soon as the media share is liberal, for free equate liberalism with objectivity and deviations from it together bias, just as liberals preach tolerance towards all ideas - other than conservative ones. Their self-delusion is surreal. — David Limbaugh


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Say what you wish about media in the Arab world, but say it knowing that no media channel in the people is absolutely free. — Aysha Taryam


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Viewed together a whole, the pertinent research by cognitive and also social psychologists to date suggests that racial bias in the drug war was inevitable, when a public agreement was built by political and also media elite that medicine crime is black and also brown. — Michelle Alexander


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The prejudice of the tendency media is towards sensationalism, conflict, and laziness. — Jon Stewart


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(Everyone, i guess, sees their place as the neutral one and everyone else"s place as biassed. I wonder why 177 minutes of the today programme is completely secular; you feel horribly excluded by 3 minutes of thought for Today. I view a sinister anti-religious bias when David Attenborough goes with a whole series without ever once aying "On the various other hand probably God made it all"; you feel that 30 minutes of hymn to sing on Sunday evening amounts to theocratic oppression.) — Andrew Rilstone


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That"s awesome. There"s no predisposition in the media. — Carl Edwards


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An unconscious people, an indoctrinated people, a civilization fed only partisan information and also opinion that check their very own bias, a civilization made morbidly obese in mind and also spirit by the junk food the propaganda is much less inclined to put up a fight, questioning questions and also be skeptical. And also just together a democracy can die that too countless lies, that sort of orthodoxy can kill us, too. — Bill Moyers


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There are those who think a for free or a conservative prejudice permeates the media. Ns don"t. The operative press prejudice is one the favors conflict, no ideology, and it is lashed through a market-driven predisposition to rise ratings or circulation with an ext wow stories, much more sizzle. — Ken Auletta


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Where the distinctions came in was the patina of belief which the news media laid over everything. There"s absolutely a bias, to some degree, in the way the media portrays the military. I"m no saying that"s totally wrong - the fourth Estate is there to hold generals and also colonels account for your actions and also decisions - yet having reporters ~ above the scene, reporting in actual time absolutely complicates points for the army mission. — Dave Abrams


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For many, what they check out on television becomes more true 보다 what they see through their eye in the external world. However this is not so, for one must never forget that every television and also has been edited. The viewer walk not watch the event. That sees in edited form of the event. That is not the event which is seen, but an edited symbol or an edited photo of the event. One aura and illusion of objectivity and also truth is developed up, which might not be entirely the case, also if the people shooting the film were completely neutral. — Francis A. Schaeffer


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Asking who in the media around liberal predisposition is prefer asking a fish about water. "Huh, what are you talking about? where is it?" — John Stossel


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I have been an extremely concerned around media bias and also the total dishonesty that the press. Ns think brand-new media is a an excellent way to acquire out the truth. — Donald Trump


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The media didn"t hand it to Obama; ~ all, the Number One cable news channel, Fox, is right-wing. The Number One newspaper, the wall surface Street Journal, likewise has a right-wing editorial slant (and is owned by the same male who owns Fox News). The Number One talk radio display is rush Limbaugh, and Sean Hannity is Number Two, and also Glenn Beck is Number Three. Once you control all the largest media outlets, it"s time to protect against grousing around liberal media bias. — Paul Begala


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The tendency media has its very own agenda. They do not desire to print the facts. They have actually an agenda, they have actually a slant, they have a bias. It is outrageous to me. — Curt Weldon


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In the conflict over opioid addiction, there"s one group we aren"t hear from: chronic pains patients, countless of whom must use the medicine on a long-term basis. — S. E. Smith


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Naturally, civilization - specifically in America - live in the minute and, offered the "crisis" orientation that cable news, think the the worst period the country has ever gone through. No really. — Ivan Eland


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Everything is in the means the material is composed. — Joseph O"Connor


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I pick up a copy of Newsweek ~ above the plane and immediately notice how biased, slanted, and also opinionated every the U.S. Newsmagazine articles are. No that the Euro and also British press aren"t biased together wellthey absolutely arebut life in the United states we are resulted in believe, and also are continually reminded, the our press is fair and free of bias. After such a short time away, ns am shocked at how obviously and blatantly this lie is revealedthere is the "reporting" the is essentially parroting what the White house press secretary announces; the myriad built-in presumptions that one end to register after being in other places for a while. The legend of neutrality is an reliable blanket for a hold of biases. — David Byrne


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<...> determine influential writers and news sources (including those with strong biases) and monitor what they space saying. This can aid you understand how groups talk around events and also issues. — Rachel young name Brown


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Others Exonerated the plebs and threw the blame top top the patricians: it to be owing to their artful canvassing that the plebeians found the roadway to office blocked; if the plebs can have a breathing-spell native the mingled prayers and menaces the the nobles, they would think of your friends as soon as they checked out vote, and also to the protection they had already won would add authority. It was fixed in bespeak to perform away through canvassing, the the tribunes need to propose a regulation forbidding anyone to whiten his toga, for the purpose of announcing himself a candidate. This might now appear a trivial thing and one scarcely to be taken into consideration seriously, but at the moment it kindled a furious struggle in between the patricians and the plebs. Yet the tribunes prevailed and also carried your law: and also it was clear that the plebeians in your irritated mood would assistance the men of their very own order. — Livy


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Donald Trump refused to summary a health care plan. And they just kind of moved on, rather of pushing him on it. He provided a ridiculous answer ~ above the nationwide debt. And also they relocated on without pressing him on it.No other candidate could have gained away v that. So, i think there"s a weird prejudice here in the media rooting for Donald Trump, due to the fact that they recognize he"s the most basic Republican come beat. — Marco Rubio


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the media, at least in the U.S., often tends to emphasis on pain pill use, abuse, and addiction by world who do not have actually chronic pain.Even if these stories offhandedly mention that this pills are offered to treat pains in world whose physics pain does not go away, however, the story of those who use pain medication responsibly -- or, worse, accused the drug-seeking behavior since they need certain varieties of pills for chronic pain -- space usually overshadowed by the "How deserve to we avoid pain pill addiction?" concern, instead of asking, "How can we law chronic pain an ext effectively? — Anna Hamilton


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The filter bubble has tendency to dramatically amplify confirmation prejudice - in a way, it"s draft to. Consuming details that conforms come our principles of the people is easy and pleasurable; consuming details that obstacles us to think in brand-new ways or concern our presumptions is frustrating and also difficult. This is why partisans of one political stripe have tendency not to consume the media that another. Together a result, an info environment constructed on click signals will certainly favor contents that supports our present notions around the world over contents that obstacles them. — Eli Pariser


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I do uncover that the mainstream media oftentimes is what ns would take into consideration off basic or has actually a bias. — Dick Cheney


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Many journalists currently are no more than channelers and also echoers that what George Orwell referred to as the "official truth". They merely cipher and transmit lies. It yes, really grieves me the so many of my fellow journalists can be for this reason manipulated that they become really what the French explain as "functionaires", functionaries, no journalists. Countless journalists become really defensive as soon as you indicate to them the they space anything however impartial and also objective. The problem with those indigenous "impartiality" and "objectivity" is that they have actually lost their dictionary meaning. They"ve been taken end ... now typical the establishment point of view ... Journalists don"t sit down and also think, "I"m now going to speak because that the establishment." Of food not. However they internalise a whole set of assumptions, and one that the most potent assumptions is the the civilization should be viewed in regards to its usefulness come the West, not humanity. — John Pilger


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How would we flood village and city with our information? The civilization must learn how well i govern them. Just how would they understand if we didn"t call them? — Frank Herbert


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In order to change the conversation about Muslims in American media, we require a diverse, unified motion of world who space willing to take it a stand against anti-Muslim bias. — Aasif Mandvi


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Well, other than for ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, CNN, brand-new York Times, the Washington Post, and around another 100 newspapers, i find small evidence of liberal prejudice in the media. — Rupert Murdoch


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To ask whether the tendency media has actually a conservative or liberal bias is choose asking even if it is al-Qaida uses too lot oil in your hummus. It"s - ns think they can use too much oil in their hummus - yet it"s the dorn question. — Al Franken


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The real predisposition of the media is not to the left or come the right, however to the slim strata of economic elites in ~ the peak of our society. — Jim Hightower


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Unequal accessibility to money and also media plus bias, external and also internalized, and male-dominant religions and illegality at the polls - every those are factors for women"s wildly unequal political power. — Gloria Steinem


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Those who make objectivity a faith are liars. They are scared of human pain. They dont want to it is in objective, it"s a lie: they want to it is in objects, so as not to suffer. — Eduardo Galeano


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Does the tendency media have a free bias? top top a couple of things, maybe. Contrasted to the American public in ~ large, most likely a slightly greater percentage that journalists, due to the fact that of thier magnified power that discernment, establish they understand a gay human or two, and are, therefore, less frightened the them. — Al Franken




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