OGJ Editorial: Are the media biased?

12/16/2002
Allegations of bias by prominent Democrats have raised healthy issues about news media in the US. The question most in need of an airing, however, has so far escaped the uproar.Complaints about conservative prejudice in the media surfaced in recent weeks from former President Bill Clinton, former Vice-President Al Gore, and Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD), soon-to-be former majority leader.Clinton blasted "an increasingly right-wing and bellicose conservative press" and charged the mainstream media with complacency for yielding to conservative pressure. Gore spoke of a "fifth column" of conservatives with "pervasive impact" in the media. Daschle complained of a "very shrill edge" in the commentar...
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