Posts Tagged: BIAS

Journalists Cowed

This thing will probably show up on your Facebook at some point today, most likely under one of those two-sentence headlines that everyone sneered at last year and then started using exclusively in let's say… January? Like this one from the Washington Post: "Just 7 percent of journalists are Republicans. That’s far fewer than even a decade ago."

There are other headlines that would also be accurate. "Just 28 percent of journalists identify as Democrats. That’s fewer than even a decade ago." Or: "Haha, so the whole libertarian journo-man thing is a 90s thing?" Or: "Finally, a majority of journalists have realized that identifying with a political party [...]