Study confirms media’s widespread pro-Obama bias

One of the greatest delusions the left suffer from is the belief the media is some kind of huge monolithic right wing force. Here we have yet another authoritative academic analysis that shows the opposite is true.

A sweeping study of some 130,213 news articles on the 2012 presidential match between President Obama and Mitt Romney has proven anew that there was a strong pro-Democratic bias in the U.S. and international press.

“Overall, media reporting contained more frequently positive statements about the Democrats than the Republicans. Overall, the Republicans were more frequently the object of negative statements,” wrote the study authors, Their conclusion: “The Republican Party is the most divisive subject in the campaign, and is portrayed in a more negative fashion than the Democrats.

You can view the whole study here.Be prepared for data overload.



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