On media bias
I subscribe to the "failing" (ha) NY Times. To me, it's pretty much what I've always associated with "news": they just describe shit that's happening. We're human beings and I'd never suggest that bias can't enter into reporting at all, but the typical NY Times article is pretty banal. Notably, their editorial section, in which opinions are argued, is kept separate from their news reporting. And yet this is one of many outlets—NBC/ABC/CBS, CNN, WaPo—that's considered a "liberal" news outlet by conservative media.
Snap to today, after Canadian intellectual Jordan Peterson was interviewed for BBC. Here's how conservative media outlets reported on the "news":
Washington Times: "Jordan B. Peterson leaves reporter speechless after her 'right not to be offended' remark: 'Gotcha'"
Breitbart: "'You've Got Me': Feminist Cathy Newman Crumbles in Channel 4 Interview with 'Controversial' Prof. Jordan Peterson"
Daily Wire: "Psychologist Leaves Reporter Speechless Explaining Why Free Speech Trumps Someone's 'Right' To Not Be Offended"
"Jordan Peterson DESTROYS Leftist 'Gender Pay Gap' Narrative"
Daily Caller: "TV Host Gets Stumped By Anti-PC Professor"
Do any of those headlines sound the least bit "unbiased" or objective? Is there any attempt at all to differentiate between news and editorial content? Can you imagine a NY Times headline saying something like, "Trump DESTROYED by Harvard-educated journalist" or some shit like that? Doesn't happen. So please, tell me more about this liberal bias in the mainstream media.
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