Anti-Obama Media Bias? Not Quite

Liberal writers are zeroing in on a new study from Pew’s Project for Excellence in Journalism that found Barack Obama has been subjected to far more “negative” coverage than any of the Republican presidential candidates. The graphic accompanying the study is dramatic: Slam dunk, right? One of Eric Boehlert’s blog items at Media Matters is headlined “So Much for the Liberal Media.” In another post he acknowledges that there have been criticisms of the Pew methodology in the past, but the real issue here is how right-wing critics will react to the numbers. Steve Benen at Washington Monthly makes a […]