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.
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... more...
hmm.... so they have. I didn't think to get a screencap, but I think my credibility is probably higher than theirs (my dog's credibility is higher than theirs) so folks will believe it was there. I'll know better in the future. Thank you Sir.
I wonder if Google cache would have it?
Posted by: Stashiu3 at 20 May 2008@15:56:30 (Q5ggV)
I'm beginning to get a very serious malaise because of the hopelessness the media gives to me.
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