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Former NPR Reporter Denounces ‘Canard’ of Liberal Media Bias for Causing ‘False Balance’

Former NPR Reporter Denounces ‘Canard’ of Liberal Media Bias for Causing ‘False Balance’
June 11, 2009 by Tim Graham

In addition to disparaging Brian Williams for offering a “candygram” to Barack Obama in prime time, PBS omnipresence Bill Moyers organized another one-sided left-wing discussion on the alleged conservative bias of the news media last Friday, picking up on Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne’s complaint that the media are giving too much time and weight to Rush Limbaugh and Newt Gingrich on the Sotomayor nomination. Former NPR correspondent Brooke Gladstone, who now hosts the weekly show On The Media for WNYC radio (distributed nationally by NPR), denounced the “canard” of liberal media bias and how it causes “overbalance”:

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