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Even Harvard Finds The Media Biased

On the subject of a biased press, comes Investor’s Business Daily: [1]

Just like so many reports before it, a joint survey by the Project for Excellence in Journalism and Harvard’s Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy — hardly a bastion of conservative orthodoxy — found that in covering the current presidential race, the media are sympathetic to Democrats and hostile to Republicans.

Democrats are not only favored in the tone of the coverage. They get more coverage period. This is particularly evident on morning news shows, which “produced almost twice as many stories (51% to 27%) focused on Democratic candidates than on Republicans.”

The most flagrant bias, however, was found in newspapers. In reviewing front-page coverage in 11 newspapers, the study found the tone positive in nearly six times as many stories about Democrats as it was negative.

Harvard? Amazing. Harvard ITSELF has a history of left-leaning bias. When even THEY notice….

And as the IBD article concludes…

 The media, of course, insist they are careful to keep personal opinions out of their coverage. But the facts tell another story — one that can’t be edited or spiked.