Carrying GOP water?

First impressions mean a lot.  In that vein, here’s the first paragraph from the front page story in today’s New York Times about Obama’s budget proposal, to be revealed later today: President Obama will propose further tax increases on the affluent to help pay for his promise to make...

Nobody To Blame But Himself

Politico’s John F. Harris and Jim Vandehei tackle what can be a tricky subject for reporters to discuss, especially political reporters; bias.  It’s an interesting piece, and one that focused primarily on which biases do affect reporting outside of ideological biases, but what it all comes down...

On John Edwards ‘Love Child’

“Double standard!” cries Slate media critic Jack Shafer.  “An elaborate cover up!” whines hacktacular OG ‘even the liberal’ blogger Mickey Kaus.  ‘Liberal bias!’ wails the wingnutosphere (surprise, surprise). All that self-righteous sturm und drang simply because the MSM hasn’t dove on recent reports from...

Bias

Bostondreams over at the TM Experience picks up what is THE quote of the campaign season from a Clinton supporter: “It’s not just the media that’s biased against Hillary. If you look carefully at the election results in the last dozen or so primaries, it’s obvious that the Americans are showing a clear bias...