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February 11, 2009 Government Conservatives often accuse the media of having a liberal bias . Scholarly research generally comes to the conclusion that the bias in the media is neither conservative nor liberal. .. it's anti-political, anti- government, anti-candidate. They are constantly scouring for lies and potential criticisms. typically hostile to the frontrunner, whoever is perceived to be in the lead do the editorial sections of a newspaper correlate to campaign donations? Not really. But newspapers in liberal areas tend to be liberal, and those in conservative areas tend to be conservative. Rathergate led to assertions that CBS was anti-conservative. however, in another example (of a time when CBS rushed to put out a story without enough information). .. the story was critical of Bill Clinton, a Democrat. Participation Types of Participation conventional = the ordinary, respectable institutions: the parties, interest groups. from most apathetic: seeking information on politics
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2009 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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