Media Bias

Media Bias Tools of the Trade c/o Reuters

by Steve MacDonald December 21, 2016

Talk about burying the lead. The Reuters headline announces that “At least six ‘faithless electors’ break ranks, but Trump wins Electoral College vote” but fails to clarify that most of them defected from Hillary until paragraph five. Most of the rest is an attack on the Electoral College and Trump.

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Data Point – Media Bias much?

by Skip October 18, 2016

A study from Harvard’s Shorenstein Center of the four weeks encompassing and surrounding the two major-party political conventions makes this obvious. Trump’s news coverage during this period was 75 percent negative; the friendliest week Trump got from the media was the week of the convention itself — when it was “only” 55 percent negative. Contrast […]

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Kinda sums it up for this election, doesn’t it?

by Skip September 9, 2016

I worry about a society in which the Press’s love for a Democrat candidate is held up as an example for actual life: (H/T: Instapundit)

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Media bias – it doesn’t matter what he says

by Skip August 13, 2016

(Image H/T: Lucianne) And the mask is coming off: “CNN’S CUOMO COMES RIGHT OUT AND ADMITS IT: ‘We couldn’t help Hillary any more than we have, she’s got just a free ride so far from the media, we’re the biggest ones promoting her campaign, so it had better happen.” (H/T: Instapundit) And must I remind you, […]

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Iranian State Run Television Documentary Claims Obama Gave Iran Millions in Exchange for US Spies

by Steve MacDonald August 5, 2016
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That “story Trump made up” of there being video about Obama giving Iran $400 million to get hostages released…well, the Iranians created a documentary about getting pallets of cash from America in exchange for 4 spies. Does that count? And then we have this. More at Conservative Treehouse

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A Public Service Reminder About Deliberate Slant in the Media

by Steve MacDonald June 23, 2016
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Since 9/11/2001 the media has been on a mission to protect the sorts of people most likely to commit acts of violence and terror in the name of Jihad–and anyone who might look like them. To aid and abet this free public relations effort there are printed guidelines. Yes, most of us are aware that […]

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What’s That? The Clintons Were Involved in an Online “University Scandal” Too?

by Steve MacDonald June 9, 2016
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This is a story about shifty degree programs offered by an online “University.” The University (coincidentally) received $55 Million taxpayer dollars from Hillary Clinton’s US State Department while paying Bill Clinton $16 million dollars over 4 years to promote the thing as an honorary chancellor. (Jonathan While largely ignored by the media, the Clintons […]

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Ted Cruz Responds to WaPo Cartoon

by Steve MacDonald December 25, 2015
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You’ve probably heard the one about the major American Newspaper that published a cartoon of Senator Ted Cruz’ daughters. The Washington Post depicted his Hispanic children as monkeys. Do that with Obama’s daughters and see what happens to you. Anyway, Ted and his campaign has a cartoon idea of their own.

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Other than Fox News naturally…

by Skip November 3, 2015

Joe Scarborough: No Republican Has Hosted Network Sunday Show or Newscast in 50 Years. I also like the idea that was thrown out there about moderators for Republican debates: if you have never pulled a Republican ballot and voted in a Republican primary…   (H/T: Instapundit)

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Guess we can’t make funny with Kevin Landrigan anymore

by Skip August 12, 2014

In a lot of ways, the MSM has brought this upon themselves – plummeting ad revenue and dropping subscriber numbers.  Part of it has been the Internet but to a large degree, and there are no small number of folks that would agree with me, it has been the ever leftward inching that the media […]

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Where Is NH Media on A Gun Running Politician?

by Steve MacDonald April 3, 2014
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In case there is any doubt that there is a media preference for Democrats let’s just clear that up…Again. A quick search of three local Newspapers near me, provides some perspective. I Searched three items.  Leland Yee, the gun-running anti-gun Democrat State Senator from CA, Wendy Davis–a Democrat State senator from TX (and candidate for […]

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Have you Looked in the Mirror Lately?

by Steve MacDonald January 21, 2014
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Yesterday afternoon a NH House Rep. sent me a “heads up” that the Nashua Telegraph’s political doodler Kevin Landrigan had made note (on Facebook) of the frequency of articles at GraniteGrok regarding the DuckGate case of Nashua NH House Democrat David Campbell–a case with a number of unanswered questions that suggest a police commissioner helped […]

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Liberal Logic: “Wielding A Deranged Man, A GUN Shot 12 People..”

by Mike September 19, 2013
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A Little WMURphy for You.

by Steve MacDonald August 5, 2013

I think I know why WMUR was miffed at us.  No, not becasue Skip fingered them for media bias, though I just did that here again and on Red State, so we should probably expect another letter from their lawyer.   I think it’s becasue, well, let me show you. Skip MURphy W MUR If Mr. […]

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New Hampshire Says State Gun Laws Should Stay the Same or Be Less Strict by 51-46%

by Steve MacDonald August 4, 2013

The Title WMUR ran with was “Granite Staters unhappy with failure of gun background check bill.”  Were they? A new poll shows almost half of Granite Staters think gun laws should be stricter, and a majority were angry or dissatisfied that an effort to expand background checks failed. The WMUR Granite State Poll shows that […]

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Abortion and the Media in One Cartoon…

by Steve MacDonald April 22, 2013

..and just the tip of the media bias iceberg. H/T Cahnman’s Musings

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GrokTALK! Snippets–Segment Four: Ellen Kolb on Life, Religious Liberty, And The Pursuit of Media Responsibility

by Steve MacDonald April 14, 2013

In the Fourth and final Segment of this weeks podcast Skip and Steve talk with longtime New Hampshire life Advocate Ellen Kolb about the HHS mandate, the GOP and Social Issues, Kermit the Killer Gosnell, the missing media, Planned Parenthood and more. Due to a technical problem the first few minute of this segment were […]

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Pro-Global Warming Climate-Change Flat-Earthers Busted for Lying….AGAIN!

by Steve MacDonald April 4, 2013

The Climate Flat-Earthers, the warming zealots who refuse to acknowledge any observation that contradicts the dogma of their pseudo-scientific faith,  were recently busted again.  This time it was Shaun Marcott who lied, accepted accolades for his lie, promoted the lie, and after getting caught backed off quietly, knowing that the same media that over-sold his […]

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There’s Bias and then there’s Hyper Bias

by Scott Morales March 15, 2013

Speaking of media bias, let me ask you to characterize the following in a pithy little phrase such as “media bias” and see what you come up with. Let’s suppose a Senator, a white middle-aged loin following male Senator, is accused of following his loin into under-aged brothels and cavorting in such trade illegally while […]

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An Open Letter to Foster’s Daily Democrat (Updated and Bumped)

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[Update: I was just informed that the day after this post originally went up Foster’s Daily Democrat decided to publish Dan Davis’ letter.   We take no credit.  I’m sure it was just waiting in the slush pile for a space to open up and the timing is coincidental.  We do appreciate Foster’s making room on their pages for […]

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About That Media Bias We Hear About (and) A Bit of Odebacle Reminiscing.

by Steve MacDonald March 4, 2013

Debra Heine, at Breitbart, has a P.I.’s  peep shot of the wife-beater wearing Obama Administration and its abusive relationship with the media. She makes note of how reporters are treated if they say anything the boss in the Big House doesn’t like.  But every time the new media or the so-called swing voters ask, like […]

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Gun-Toting ‘Lunatic’ Pleads Guilty to ‘Intent to Kill’

by Steve MacDonald February 7, 2013

The mad right-wing lunatic who, last August, tried to shoot up the offices of the Pro-Gay Rights “Human Rights Campaign” in Washington DC has… …pleaded guilty to one federal count of crossing state lines with guns and ammunition. He also pleaded guilty to one count of intent to kill while armed and one count of […]

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The mainstream media: Is there any limit to how tough they can be?

by Tim Condon January 22, 2013

This from an objective, aggressive, no-nonsense, just-the-facts CNN news reporter observing the Obama inauguration parade:

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Why the Portsmouth Herald sucks

by Tim Condon December 23, 2012

There are media outlets and media outlets. But some are just so filled with idiotic hatred that they descend into ugly parody.  The Portsmouth Herald qualifies. Two days ago…

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What Stacie Laughton Wants People to See is That She is Just Like Everyone Else.

by Steve MacDonald November 26, 2012

On June 8th 2012, the Nashua Telegraph did a community piece on then candidate for the New Hampshire House Stacie Laughton.  It opened like this. NASHUA – What Stacie Laughton wants people to see is that she is just like everyone else. This theme was repeated throughout the article, but nowhere in the Nashua Telegraph’s […]

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The Mainstream Media….

by Tim Condon October 30, 2012

A Harley biker rode by the zoo in Washington, DC and saw a little girl leaning into the lion’s cage. Suddenly, the lion grabbed her by her jacket and tried to pull her inside as her parents screamed. The biker jumped off his Harley, ran to the cage and punched the lion on his sensitive […]

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We Know What You Are, Ma’am. Now We’re Just Haggling Over the Price!

by Mike September 30, 2012

The LameStream Media and their accomplices do not like it when they themselves become the object of real news reporting. Methinks the Old Gray Lady doth protest too much. Indeed, with the reputations of the formerly trusted polling firms in tatters, and the traditional ‘news’ outlets being exposed as merely ‘Democrats with bylines‘, they are […]

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Media Fact ‘Checkers’

by Steve MacDonald September 27, 2012

H/T To Patriot Post (

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If Sea Ice Grew and No One Was There to ‘Report’ It, Did It Really Happen?

by Steve MacDonald September 20, 2012

Forbes has a story about the Antarctic.  It’s that other frozen wasteland, the one you never hear much about.   You don’t hear anything about it because for the past 33 years the amount of sea-ice in the antarctic has apparently been growing, and as of this week–due to record cold temperatures in the region–has reached […]

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