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How The Press Helped Obama
Over The Finish Line

Investor´s Business Daily, by IBD Staff

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Posted By:RustMB, 11/21/2012 8:05:13 AM

Bias: It´s hard to see how press coverage of President Obama´s re-election bid could have gotten any more biased, but a new report shows the media managed to outdo themselves the week before voters went to the polls. The Pew Research Center´s latest analysis puts hard numbers against the claim that the press went out of its way to get Obama re-elected. According to the report, after months of positive press, "Obama´s coverage improved dramatically" in the crucial final week of the campaign.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nimby, 11/21/2012 8:08:46 AM     (No. 9027201)

Get over it. We knew this from day 1 and we did nothing about it

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Reply 2 - Posted by: marthaville, 11/21/2012 8:15:19 AM     (No. 9027217)

I keep looking for the rebuttal by the New York Times, the Washington Post, LA Times, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, et al. Anyone know where I can find it?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nina584, 11/21/2012 8:16:08 AM     (No. 9027219)

Don´t watch their tv ,don´t read their papers and mags. Pay them back and watch them go bankrupt.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dolphin, 11/21/2012 8:25:04 AM     (No. 9027242)

We knew this was going to happen. Not watching them hasn´t worked. I used to ask what we were going to do about it but now I don´t think there is anything to be done about it. We live in a dictatorship and the "press" is the official propaganda. That we have alternative media is only temporary. They shut down Glenn Beck, Andrew Breitbart and are working on Rush now. The small potatoes will get roasted for dessert.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jebediah, 11/21/2012 8:27:51 AM     (No. 9027247)

Let´s put ABC news right in there as well. I have listened (on 770ABC N.Y. during Limbaugh) to the news NOW NEVER mention the rockets that have consistently been fired into Israel in the past year, or mention the fact that Hamas plants its weapons in schools and hospitals. Ditto t.v. ABC this morning. I actually watched a BBC America...very anti-Israel--report that did a more balanced job. ABC news is NOT to be relied upon.......and places like BRian Williams and NBC also fit in that category. They not only shill for Obama but they are biased against Jews and Israel. Wake up, America!!!!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Raristotle, 11/21/2012 8:53:32 AM     (No. 9027299)

There´s a solution to this problem--Republicans need to pool their resources to combating media bias. I´ve always marvelled at how the left, in spite questions that occasionally challenge them, will stay on message. The topic could be taxes and the liberal talking head will transition it to the Republicans´ "War on Women." Leftists are fighting guerrilla warfare, and Republicans are lining up like British soldiers, preparing to be shot. And then, on top of that, 95% of the media is out to destroy them. We need to assume that these are current rules, stop complaining about media bias, and react accordingly.

There needs to be seminars and programs for conservative lawmakers to answer these types of questions properly. Not only should we avoid the questions that allow the media to frame the issues, but we have to be able to frame the issue right back at them. If the media talks about abortion and rape, we need to talk about 3rd-trimester infanticide and how the President (and Left in general) supports it. If the media talks about religion, we need to talk about how the left has made the state their god. This has to be done by 2014, or we´ll reside in 2nd place forever.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JAN, 11/21/2012 8:53:57 AM     (No. 9027300)

Obamao had help from Chris Christie.

This republican will happily cut off my nose to spite the traitor.

He is up for re-election next year. I will remember.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mindyourbubble, 11/21/2012 8:58:41 AM     (No. 9027310)


the rags won. soon ther editors will be in rags too. the sooner the better.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Clinger, 11/21/2012 9:04:30 AM     (No. 9027323)

Biased? I´d suggest that the bias has morphed into outright activism.

Those from the other perspective will take the data as confirmation that there is disproportionate negative content to report on, so of course there will be disproportionate reporting of negative stories. This kind of analysis is great but far from the ironclad case we need to build. Be careful how you use this when you talk with your lefty cousin at the dinner table on Thursday.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: pigop, 11/21/2012 9:07:39 AM     (No. 9027335)

What a revelation!

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