Two cases in point today: - They continue to report that Wisconsin governor Scott Walker want to remove collective bargaining rights from all state pubilc service unions. This is incorrect - police and fire fighters unions are exempt … [Read more...]
Yup No Media Bias, Part II
To further debunk the McCain/EaBo whine lament: [W]hen network news people ventured opinions in recent weeks, 28% of the statements were positive for Obama and 72% negative. Network reporting also tilted against McCain, but far less … [Read more...]
Micheal Savage tells autisitic kids “Don’t act like a moron” – Stigma lives!
For a good site on Autism, I recommend the Autism Foundation: http://www.autism-society.org/... For the neurology of autism: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disor... Here is the Center for Disease Control site on … [Read more...]
Big Democrats & The National Media
See also Greg Sargent. … [Read more...]
Hidden agenda surfaces in the Globe, part 2
The headline was matched by the lede, another finger-pointing gotcha: HANGING ROCK, Ohio - Senator Hillary Clinton, who has accused rival Barack Obama of sending misleading mailers to voters about her healthcare plan, misstated his … [Read more...]
Supreme Court Rules on Admissability of Evidence of Bias in Corporate Culture, Discrimination Suits
The Supreme Court ruled that courts may, on a case-by-case basis, consider allegations of discrimination by co-workers, offered as plantiff's evidence of biased corporate culture. (Sprint v Mendelsohn 06-1221) While the case reviewed was an … [Read more...]
US Papers Carry More Conservative Columnists
You can look these things up by state. Here's a list of MA papers. Even here, the list of syndicated conservatives in our op-ed pages outweighs progressives by 2 (24 conservatives to 22 progressives).Drill down, it gets funner...the Lowell … [Read more...]
How the Media Starts Big Lies.
As Digby wrote:These are patented Whitewater-style "smell test" stories. They are based on complicated details that make the casual reader's eyes glaze over and about which the subject has to issue long confusing explanations in return. … [Read more...]