Liberal media bias

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Liberal media bias has dominated American journalism for decades. Even the Washington Post admits to harboring liberal bias.[1]

Ian Wishart said:

"Most of us in journalism are not just reporters, we are idealists. We think we have a responsibility to change the planet for the greater good, and with the power of television and movies we think we can actually achieve those changes by manipulating public opinion. So at a newsroom level, you've had a subconscious buy-in on a whole lot of liberal agendas..." [2]

Regarding liberal media elite bias, Roger Ailes, a GOP political operative who founded and led Fox News Channel, stated:

They just believe what they believe and they think their job is to drag the rest of the redneck morons toward the light. They don’t understand that the so-called redneck morons, the people they don’t like, are the people that grew up with values, patriotism, all those things. And they hate all those words.[2]

In creating Fox News, Ailes "forc[ed] some people to actually acknowledge that others exist in the world beside the people who went to Elaine’s back in the old days."[2]

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  1. Ombudsman Deborah Howell said that, "... some of the conservatives' complaints about a liberal tilt are valid. Journalism naturally draws liberals; we like to change the world. I'll bet that most Post journalists voted for Obama. I did. There are centrists at The Post as well. But the conservatives I know here feel so outnumbered that they don't even want to be quoted by name in a memo. [1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roger Ailes: I Built Fox to Give Voice to Patriotic Average Americans Hated by Media Elites. Breitbart News. May 18, 2017. Retrieved May 19, 2017.