CBS 58 | 5-9-2017 On May 9, 2017, CBS 58 (WDJT – Milwaukee) featured a “special report” during its 10 pm newscast titled: “Impact of Immigrant Labor in Wisconsin.” The report focused on a Southeast Wisconsin dairy farm whose workforce consisted of all illegal immigrants. One might think the reporter would call into question the […]Read More
Media Bias: Context
Bias by lack of contextLeading people to believe an issue or problem is much greater than it truly is by not providing proper context, backed up with statistics or thorough analysis of the issue.
WFRV CBS 5 | 5-1-2017 WMCF previously “checked” Channel 5 (WFRV) for featuring a biased story regarding protests over Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s decision to participate in Federal efforts to crackdown on illegal immigrants. Well, unfortunately, WFRV is back at it. During both its 6 pm and 10 pm newscasts on May 1, […]Read More
WFRV CBS 5 | 4-4-2017 On March 29, 2017, Channel 5 (WFRV) featured a story on its website titled: April Ryan: The press is ‘under attack by this administration’. The story focuses on a tense interaction between White House reporter, April Ryan, and White House Press Secretary, Cmdr. Sean Spicer. Read/Watch the report here. Can you spot […]Read More
WFRV CBS 5 | 1-2-2017 There is no doubt that the national media has been focusing much of its reporting on Russian hacking. The local media has been no different; however, in its January 2, 2017, 10 pm newscast, Channel 5 (WFRV) took the narrative a bit too far, crossing into the realm of bias. […]Read More
In a rare move by local media, WULK FOX 11 (through its parent company, Sinclair Broadcast Group) recently featured…Read More
Seldom do we encounter blatant attempts by the mainstream media to push a completely false narrative, but the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently published…Read More