Like any platform with a social media slant, Wikipedia contains as much 'point of view' as it does 'facts.' A new Internet platform allows the geographical origins and potential biases of contributors to be revealed.
A study by independent think-tank The New Culture Forum has confirmed that the BBC has been reporting the news in a biased manner, downplaying the immigration threat and glossing over controversial issues.
New documents reveal the US State Department was “doing favors” for TransCanada during a government review of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline and sheds light on a White House bias in favor of the pipeline.
Biases in eyewitness identifications in police line-ups have been observed empirically. Now scientists would be finding out more about these biases to determine if people avoid pointing the finger at someone they like in a police line-up.
Over the past week, the Association of Community Organizers for Reform Now (ACORN) has been exposed in several cases as committing a variety of illegal acts. But are media outlets reporting the controversy?
UK: The BBC has come under fire for wasting huge amounts of license fees - in a desperate bid to bury its own report.
The BBC commissioned the Balen Report in 2004, to disprove allegations of anti Israel bias in its news coverage of the Middle east.
Journalists are more prone to being liberal when it comes to politics. Although political orientation in the news media doesn't vary much across the field it is more likely that editorial writers are conservative. Does that mean all media is biased?
AP has been the standard for news reporting in America for 150 years. That standard has slipped greatly of late, and the AP's David Espo is a case study of just how far they've slipped. Question is, does AP even care? Doesn't look like it. What a shame.
Election Study finds Hillary Clinton hit the hardest in the media. Barack Obama and Mike Huckabeee fare the best and Fox News Channel provides the most balance.... they even clarify that with (Not a Typo).
MSNBC.com identified 144 journalists who made political contributions from 2004-2008. Most of the newsroom payouts leaned to the left: 125 journalists gave to Democrats and liberal causes. Only 17 gave to Republicans. Two gave to both parties.
The largest sexual discrimination lawsuit in U.S. history moved forward against Wal-Mart when a federal appeals court approved class-action status for seven women who claim the retailer was biased in pay and promotions.