Erik Wemple: bias


Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 01/23/2014

New York Times editor: We’re ‘cosmopolitan,’ not liberal

Could we get a bit more detail on that?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:05 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cosmopolitan, Jill Abramson, media bias, New York Times, Noam Chomsky

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Gosnell case: HuffPost host says left 'made a decision' to not cover trial

Bias to blame for the Gosnell non-coverage? Absolutely, says HuffPost Live host.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:39 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, Kermit gosling, marc lamont hill, media bias

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Message to conservatives: Cut the whining

Weekly Standard writer says enough with liberal-media whining.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:47 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt labash liberal media, liberal media whining, matt labash pollster bias, labash media bias, labash liberal media, daily caller liberal media, labash daily caller bias

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Woodward: Romney partisans passed along lame Benghazi tip

Also rates campaign coverage.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:17 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news sean hannity media bias, fox news sean hannity benghazi, sean hannity bob woodward media bias, sean hannity

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Fox News and the Associated Press: What’s next?

What’s next for the two big media operations?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:12 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news roger ailes ap, roger ailes ap, fox news roger ailes ap bias, fox news roger ailes bill o'reilly ap, fox news ap, fox news associated press, associated press fox news bias ailes

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Media tend to cite Obama-favoring profs, the Hill reports

The Hill looks deeper at the professors who are quoted in news stories.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:09 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama donor professors the hill, obama donor professors, obama professors donors the hill, obama favoring professors, liberal media, media bias, presidential campaign media bias

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Charge: Lefty media making ‘fools’ of Americans

Blog reader mad about media’s ‘left-wing’ preference.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:59 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  liberal media bias, left wing media, mitt romney media bias, barack obama media bias, virginia school romney photo, ap photo romney, romney photo kids

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Obama camp blaming media

Now the Obama campaign dabbles in media-blaming

By Erik Wemple  |  05:38 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama debate, barack obama media, media narrative romney debate win, romney debate narrative, media bias romney, media bias obama

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Pat Caddell: Press is the ‘enemy of the American people’

Analyst says news media are leaving U.S. democracy in peril.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:16 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  pat caddell, media enemy of the american poeple, media bias, libya, new york times, mainstream media bias

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Romney campaign’s ‘no whining’ rule on media

Why won’t the Romney campaign complain about the media?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:25 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, media, no whining, ed gillespie, buzzfeed, media bias

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/26/2012

AP editor cites Bachmann fact-checking ‘quota’

Editor from Associated Press jokes about Bachmann fact-checking ‘quota.’

By Erik Wemple  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jim drinkard, associated press, ap, fact-checking, democrats, republicans, fairness, media bias, michele bachmann, hpv vaccine

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Hannity proves media bias!

He cites ‘glaring difference’ in treatment of candidates

By Erik Wemple  |  09:54 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, sean hannity, john mccain, neil munro, daily caller, media bias, fox news

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 07/11/2012

PolitiFacters respond to ‘weekend dump’ allegations

PolitiFact Virginia says it doesn’t scheme against Republicans

By Erik Wemple  |  06:00 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politifact Virginia, republican party of virginia, bias, rulings, rick thornton

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Virginia Republican Party to PolitiFact: Don’t bother ringing!

Virginia GOP won’t be speaking with state PolitiFact reporters

By Erik Wemple  |  05:35 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  republican party of virginia, politifact virginia, richmond times-dispatch, fact-checking, bias, rick thornton, dave rexrode

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Virginia Republican Party publishes huge attack paper on PolitiFact

86 pages of critique.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:55 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politifact virginia, virginia republican party, richmond times-dispatch, bias, rulings, truth-o-meter

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 07/10/2012

O’Reilly issues media mission statement

Fox host says he hunts for ‘powerful people’ who bury the facts.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:46 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bill o'reilly, fox news, bernard golfberg, media bias

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 06/12/2012

O’Reilly trips up when describing Fox News

Can Bill O’Reilly explain what Fox News is all about?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:03 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, bill o'reilly, bernie goldberg, media bias

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Politico’s media criticism, No. 6

Sixth in a series on Politico’s media critique

By Erik Wemple  |  05:39 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ari fleischer, george w. bush, politico, jim vandehei, mike allen, "to gop, blatant bias in vetting"

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 06/04/2012

Politico’s media criticism criticized, No. 5

Fifth in a not-so-occasional series on Politico’s media criticism.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:45 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jim vandehei, mike allen, politico, barack obama, mitt romney, new york times, washington post, bias, vetting