20 May 2008

What Media Bias?

Two stories came up on the Reuters feed at the same time just now.  One was about Obama, and one was about McCain.  They're not even trying to hide it anymore.

Just contrast this...

Obama to take big step in Democratic race


Obama expects to claim a majority of pledged delegates won in state-by-state races after Tuesday's returns, but he will still be about 75 short of the 2,026 needed to clinch the nomination without further help from superdelegates -- party officials who are free to back any candidate.

With this...

McCain to mark Cuban day with new attack on Obama


Obama's vow to hold direct talks, without preconditions, with leaders of countries hostile to the United States, including Iran, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela and Cuba, has given McCain a broad opening to attack Obama over foreign policy.

He pounded Obama on Monday for pledging to meet the leader of Iran, saying to do so would reward a government in Tehran dedicated to destroying U.S. ally Israel.

At a town hall meeting in Miami, McCain planned to accuse Obama on Cuban Independence Day of wanting to soften the decades-old U.S. embargo against the communist government of Cuba.

Any difference in tone or content?  It seems like it to me.  Not only that, the McCain story is more about Obama than McCain.  The pro-Obama story mentions McCain briefly...
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