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Bias, Ethics, and Propaganda November 9, 2011 Mass Comm F11
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Standupforamerica.com
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Read this on your own… Documenting the Media's Lopsided Liberal Slant MRC Details 40+ Surveys About Journalists' Liberal Opinions and Public's Growing Awareness of Bias By: Rich Noyes | View PDF Version February 18, 2010 08:54 ET Surveys over the past 30 years have consistently found top journalists are much more liberal than the rest of America. At the same time, public opinion polls show Americans see the media as politically biased, inaccurate and an obstacle to solving society’s problems. The numbers document a credibility crisis for journalism that only a swift move towards professionalism and fairness can fix. The MRC has now created a one-stop online resource, “Media Bias 101,” detailing more than 40 surveys revealing journalists’ liberal opinions and the public’s attitudes about bias. The report also contains page after page of quotes from top reporters discussing media bias — most denying the problem, but some admitting it. Key findings: WHAT JOURNALISTS THINK
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Is American media biased? what do people think? 50% say too liberal 25% say too conservative Media Research Center says yes …but it honors Rush Limbaugh Media Matters says no …but it’s supported by Soros and Moveon.org
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Bias what is bias ? often unwitting or unintended distortion
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT 920:205 taught by Professor Annaf during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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