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Time’s Halperin Scolds Press for ‘Extreme Pro-Obama Bias’
November 23, 2008, by Warner Todd Huston

Halperin at Politico/USC conf.: ‘extreme pro-Obama’ press bias
November 22, 2008, by ALEXANDER BURNS

Media bias was more intense in the 2008 election than in any other national campaign in recent history, Time magazine’s Mark Halperin said Friday at the Politico/USC conference on the 2008 election.

“It’s the most disgusting failure of people in our business since the Iraq war,” Halperin said at a panel of media analysts. “It was extreme bias, extreme pro-Obama coverage.”

Halperin, who maintains Time’s political site “The Page,” cited two New York Times articles as examples of the divergent coverage of the two candidates.

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