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Posted: 6/4/2003 7:03:48 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/4/2003 7:05:16 AM EST by BenDover]
Did anyone see Hardball with Chris Matthews on Monday? Topic of discussion was liberal bias in the media with the LA Times Editor, John Carroll, sent a memo to his top deputies that read in part:
"I’m concerned about the perception, and the occasional reality, that the "Times" is a liberal, politically correct newspaper. Generally speaking, this is an inaccurate view, but occasionally, we prove our critics right. We did so today with a front page story on the bill in Texas that would require abortion doctors to counsel patients that they may be risking breast cancer."
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The memo goes on to say,
"I want everyone to understand how serious I am about purging all political bias from our coverage. We may happen to live in a political atmosphere that is suffused with liberal values and is unreflective of the nation as a whole, but we are not going to push a liberal agenda in the news pages of the "Times."
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You can read the transcript here: [url]http://www.msnbc.com/news/921483.asp[/url] I think this kicks total ass, and it's about time someone woke to the reality that despite their best efforts as an industry, what the media presents represents a fractional minority of the population as a whole.
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 7:06:13 AM EST
I'll believe it when they have a 10 year long record of nothing but unbiased truth.
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 10:27:29 AM EST
Sounds more like CYA for all the times to come when they [b]WILL[/b]get caught.
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 10:30:07 AM EST
Ditto to 7IDL and Mute.
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