How the Media Manipulated the Democratic Primary

Rall, Ted
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/06/09/how-the-media-manipulated-the-democratic-primary/

Publisher:  Counter Punch
Date Written:  09/06/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19528

Though it might not always seem like it, the news media is composed of human beings. Humans aren't, can’t be, and possibly shouldn't be, objective. Still, there's a reasonable expectation among consumers of political news that journalists of all political stripes strive to be as objective as possible. At their minimum, media outlets ought to be straightforward about their biases. They certainly shouldn't have, or appear to have, their thumbs on the scales.

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