Media Bias: Omission

Definition

Bias by omission

Ignoring facts that reflect negatively on liberal or left-wing views or ignoring facts that support conservative views.

Planned Parenthood Grand Jury Probe

WLUK FOX 11 went so far as to omit from its lead at 5 p.m. on January 26, 2016 the fact that a Texas grand jury was commissioned to investigate Planned Parenthood for illegally selling fetal body parts. ..

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Ariens Follow Up; CAIR Gets Involved

On January 25, 2016 WGBA NBC 26 reported that Minnesota’s Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) is “getting involved” in the complaints of some Muslim workers at the Ariens company in Brillion.

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Racial Achievement Gap

WLUK FOX 11 and WBAY ABC 2 each reported at 5 p.m. the results of the latest Badger Exam. Each station reported on a “racial achievement gap”…

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