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MediaBias.pdf. Jj_racejusticecommunity_programfinal. ColorOfChangeNewsAccuracyReportCardNYC. BiasBasics.pdf. Mainstream Media Is Missing the Point. SOURCE: AP/ Alex Brandon President Barack Obama lines up his putt at the Mink Meadows Golf Club on August 25, 2009 in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts.

Mainstream Media Is Missing the Point

Reporters recently became angry with President Obama when they were excluded from his round of golf with Tiger Woods. By Eric Alterman | Thursday, February 21, 2013 According to a much-discussed recent report in Politico, members of the press are frustrated by their lack of face time with President Barack Obama. Still, it would be hard to find an administration that did not inspire unhappiness among those who have the misfortune of drawing the assignment of covering it for their media outlet. It may or may not be true that President Obama is less available to the press corps than previous presidents—though in many respects, that means he is probably telling fewer lies to the media and the people than his predecessors did. The funding of the denial machine is becoming increasingly invisible to public scrutiny.

What is wrong with this picture? Sasa Vucinic: Why we should invest in a free press. Alisa Miller: How the news distorts our worldview. How does the news shape the way we see the world?

Alisa Miller: How the news distorts our worldview

Here's the world based on the way it looks -- based on landmass.And here's how news shapes what Americans see.This map -- (Applause) -- this map shows the number of secondsthat American network and cable news organizations dedicated to news stories,by country, in February of 2007 -- just one year ago.Now, this was a month when North Korea agreed to dismantle its nuclear facilities.There was massive flooding in Indonesia.And in Paris, the IPCC released its study confirming man's impact on global warming.The U.S. accounted for 79 percent of total news coverage.And when we take out the U.S. and look at the remaining 21 percent,we see a lot of Iraq -- that's that big green thing there -- and little else.The combined coverage of Russia, China and India, for example, reached just one percent.

» The Changing TV News Landscape. By Mark Jurkowitz, Paul Hitlin, Amy Mitchell, Laura Santhanam, Steve Adams, Monica Anderson and Nancy Vogt of Pew Research Center The news programs that Americans watch on national cable channels and their local television stations have changed significantly in recent years while the network evening newscasts have remained remarkably stable, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.

» The Changing TV News Landscape

On cable, the news structure of the three channels—the mix of interviews, packaged segments and live coverage—has changed. After relying on significantly distinct formats five years ago, the three rivals now look strikingly similar. Sign In. Partisans and Controversial News Online: Comparing Perceptions of Bias and ...: EBSCOhost. Loading... citation_instruction.

Partisans and Controversial News Online: Comparing Perceptions of Bias and ...: EBSCOhost

The Anatomy of Media Bias: Trayvon Martin, Mike Daisey, and the Press. Please consider disabling it for our site, or supporting our work in one of these ways Subscribe Now > Julian Sanchez -- Research Fellow, Cato Institute.

The Anatomy of Media Bias: Trayvon Martin, Mike Daisey, and the Press

Media Bias. Since citizens cannot cast informed votes or make knowledgeable decisions on matters of public policy if the information on which they depend is distorted, it is vital to American democracy that television news and other media be fair and unbiased.

Media Bias

In a recent Gallup Poll, the majority of Americans believe that the mass media slant reports in favor of the liberal position on current issues. [The bias] is not the result of a vast left-wing conspiracy – [there is] an unconscious “groupthink” mentality that taints news coverage and allows only one side of a debate to receive a fair hearing. 7 Principles of Media Objectivity. Media manipulation is one of the most unfortunate aspects of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

7 Principles of Media Objectivity

We’ve seen papers blur the distinction between journalism and advocacy, fact-checking failures become fatal, photographers and Palestinians twist reality in mutually beneficial relationships, semantics become politicized and news executives cover up news to protect access. We’ve even seen journalists abuse readers who dared to disagree. None of this is in the public’s interest. News services capable of skewing Mideast coverage are just as capable of botching other areas of coverage. We expect journalists to maintain independence and objectivity.We expect news that is relevant, informative, proportionate, and engaging.We expect transparency. Media bias. Media Manipulation and Public Relations. Media in the United States. Author and Page information In recent years, the American media has been plagued with all sorts of problems including, sliding profits, scandals about manipulation, plagiarism, propaganda, lower audiences, “dumbing down”, and so on.

Media in the United States

Media omissions, distortion, inaccuracy and bias in the US is something acknowledged by many outside the USA, and is slowly realized more and more inside the US. However, those problems have made it very difficult for the average American citizen to obtain an open, objective view of many of the issues that involve the United States (and since the United States is so influential culturally, economically, politically and militarily around the world, they are naturally involved in many issues). Those with power and influence know that media control or influence is crucial. A free press is crucial for a functioning democracy, but if not truly free, paves the way for manipulation and concentration of views, thus undermining democracy itself. — J.W. Back to top Dr. News Bias Explored. Cultural Genocide Through Mainstream Media: A Brief Critical Analysis: EBSCOhost.

Detailed Record Title: Cultural Genocide Through Mainstream Media: A Brief Critical Analysis.

Cultural Genocide Through Mainstream Media: A Brief Critical Analysis: EBSCOhost

Authors: Olague, Rubén1Ekiaka Nzai, Valentin1 Source: Journal of Latinos & Education. 2014, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p309-316. 8p. Document Type: Article Subject Terms: *GENOCIDE*MASS media*POPULARITY*CRITICAL analysis*MINORITIES Author-Supplied Keywords: bilingual educationbiliteracyEnglish language learnersESLlanguage revivalmaintenancemulticultural educationpreservation. How much worse can mainstream news media become?: EBSCOhost. "A conservative is a statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the liberal, who wishes to replace them with others…" — Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary" (1911) When CNN's Lou Dobbs recently lost his anchor gig — accepting big bucks in the process — reaction by some segments of the mainstream news media approached a frenzy of orgasmic delight.

How much worse can mainstream news media become?: EBSCOhost

To say they celebrated is putting it mildly. They absolutely loved it. Indeed, what some now call the "lame-stream media" took giant strides to live up to that description. It was as if millions of New York Yankees haters across America loudly rejoiced because the team admitted it cheats baseball by buying the best players.