Conservatives have long b*tched about the liberal bias in the media. Now, Harvard’s Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy has done a definitive study, and surprise surprise, it turns out that Democrats are favored on television, radio and in the newspapers. Thank God for Fox.
Here’s a nice quote:
CNN was the most hostile toward Republicans, MSNBC, surprisingly,
the most positive. MSNBC was also the most favorable toward Democrats
(47.2%), Fox (36.8%) the most critical.
The anti-GOP attitude also lives on National Public Radio’s "Morning
Edition." There, Democrats were approvingly covered more than a third
as often as Republicans. Negative coverage of Democrats was a
negligible 5.9%. It seemed to be reserved for Republicans, who were
subject to one-fifth of the program’s disparaging reports.
Even talk radio, generally considered a bastion of conservatism, has
been relatively rough on the GOP. On conservative shows, Obama got more
favorable treatment (27.8%) than Rudy Giuliani (25%).