audience. On the liberal side, they also found the New Yorker, BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post, and the Washington Post. On the conservative side, there was Drudge Report, the Rush Limbaugh Show, Yahoo News, and the Wall Street Journal. The Pew Research Center also noticed that there were varying levels of intensity. For example, the Rush Limbaugh Show had a much more consistently conservative audience while the Wall Street Journal was still on the conservative side but had more liberals mixed in. This was also found on the liberal side; the New Yorker was more liberal and CNN was consistently less liberal. In the Fox News series, Bias Bash, Cal Thomas, a popular columnist, radio commentator and author of several pro-conservative books, did a video entitled “Top 5 Worst Examples of Media Bias in 2015” where he “calls out the journalists with the worst media bias” (Top 5 Worst Examples of Media Bias in 2015). Even though the title says “Top 5” worst examples, he provides six in the short, three minute and eleven second video. His fifth example is Dick Meyer, who was the Bureau Chief for Scripps Howard Newspapers in Washington, praising Barack Obama and saying that “Obama will go down in history as an extraordinary President, probably a great one” (Dick Meyer). Example number four is Harold Myerson, who, at the time, was a columnist for the Washington Post, commenting negatively on the Republican Party, claiming that it “suppresses black voting”, “opposes federal efforts to mitigate poverty”, “objects to federal investment in infrastructure and education”, and “is nearly all white” (Harold Myerson). Number three is Bryant Gumbel, a Sports Host for HBO, saying that he hates the NRA more than anything. He views them as the same level as pigs and thinks “they are a curse upon the American landscape”, because “they don’t care about human life” (Bryant Gumbel) The number two spot went to Mark Halperin, a Co-Host for Bloomberg TV, was talking about Hillary Clinton ordering a burrito at a Chipotle restaurant, calling her “fun” and “new” in a condescending way
(Mark Halperin). The number one spot went to Paul Krugman, a columnist for the New York
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