Network Reporters Assess Rehnquist Through a Liberal Prism

Wednesday's Example of Media Bias   —   Posted on September 7, 2005

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-Read the excerpt below from the Sept. 6 "CyberAlert" found at MediaResearchCenter.org.
-Read "Types of Media Bias" in the right column. Then answer the questions.

…network reviews of [Chief Justice William Rehnquist’s] career approached his views negatively from the left. Instead of saying he championed the rights of crime victims, religious expression and of treating all equally without regard to race, CBS reporter Jim Stewart fretted that “under Rehnquist, criminals found it hard to get multiple appeals in federal court. The line between church and state became more porous. Affirmative action became more difficult to implement.”…

To read the complete CyberAlert, click here.

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Is the following excerpt an example of media bias by SPIN or OMISSION?


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SPIN