Media Bias at the Post-Bulletin?

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The Post-Bulletin recently published a piece by Fran Bradley. His topic was taking voting seriously. The P-B did some editing. One of his bullet items was totally removed: “Don’t be misled by mainstream liberal bias. Objective journalism too often takes a back seat to ideology.” Hmmm.

Media coverage and race

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Much is made of Michael Brown’s death by a police officer. Supposedly, their is a horrendous racial bias against black men; a great injustice. Have you heard of Kevin Jordan? He was a Griffin, Georgia police officer, killed in May. Have you heard of Allen Bares? He was a Vermillion Parish, Louisiana Deputy Sheriff, shot to death in June. Have you heard of Melvin Santiago? He was a Jersey City police officer, shot to death in July. Have you heard of Jeffrey Westerfield? He was a Gary, Indiana police officer, shot to death in July. Have you heard of Perry Renn?  He was an Indianapolis, Indiana police officer, shot to death in July. It is too soon for any of these cases to have completed adjudication but in …

On the lighter side (?)

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A Harley-Davidson biker was riding by the Washington, DC zoo when he saw a little girl leaning into the lion’s cage. Suddenly, the lion grabbed her by the collar of her jacket and tried to pull her inside to slaughter her, under the eyes of her screaming parents. The biker jumped off his Harley, ran to the cage and hit the lion square on the nose with a powerful punch. Whimpering from the pain the lion jumped back and let go of the girl. The biker brought her to her terrified parents, who endlessly thanked him. A reporter watched the whole event unfold. “Sir, that was the most gallant and brave thing I’ve seen a man do in my whole life.” “Why, it was nothing, really,” the replied. …