Bias Series

On The Media

Ira and Brooke Discuss

Friday, March 25, 2011

This all began when Ira Glass challenged Brooke and Bob to answer the question of liberal bias. So, this week, we invited Ira on to discuss the findings and the lessons learned.

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On The Media

Does Public Radio Have a Liberal Bias? The Finale!

Friday, March 25, 2011

This week, the final installment of our exploration into the question: Does NPR have a liberal bias? Last week, we learned why the question is so complicated and PEW's Tom Rosenstiel said he'd examine NPR's coverage and report back to us. This week, we hear from conservative listeners Sam Negus ...

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On The Media

Does NPR Have A Liberal Bias?

Friday, March 18, 2011

OTM takes up the question posed by Ira Glass last week on our show: Does NPR have a liberal bias? Brooke wrestles first with the (surprisingly hard to define) terms. What is liberal? What is bias? What is NPR? We then hear three different perspectives on NPR’s political leanings from ...

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On The Media

Oy, What a Week for NPR

Friday, March 11, 2011

It was a rough week in a tough season for public radio, starting five months ago with the mishandled firing of NPR news analyst Juan Williams, and ending with the resignation of NPR CEO Vivian Schiller. Brooke and Bob look back. Way back.

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On The Media

The Bias Bias

Friday, March 11, 2011

So, is NPR liberal leaning? Are public radio employees broadcasting a bunch of leftist propaganda? This American Life host Ira Glass issues a challenge.

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