Should the Media Report on Presidential Candidates’ Abortion Records?

Wednesday's Example of Media Bias   —   Posted on October 15, 2008

… the news media [has neglected to examine] Barack Obama’s … pro-abortion stance during the Democratic campaign for the presidential nomination. … the network evening newscasts barely mentioned Obama’s pro-abortion stance during the primaries – from the launch of his candidacy in January 2007 through the end of the primaries in June 2008, just six out of 1,289 network evening news stories about Obama (0.46%) mentioned his position on abortion; none discussed it in any detail.  …

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