Media Bias: Spin

Definition

Bias by spin

Emphasizing aspects of a policy favorable to liberals without noting aspects favorable to conservatives; putting out the liberal interpretation of what an event means while giving little or no time or space to explaining the conservative interpretation.

NBC 26 Interjects Biased Commentary

WGBA NBC 26  |  12-12-2016 During the latter half of the week of December 12, 2016, the local media went into overdrive perpetuating the national media narrative that the Russian government undermined the recent presidential election due to its purported hacking of the email servers of John Podesta and the Democratic National Committee. WMCF took […]

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WBAY Puts on the Blinders

In its August 9, 2016, 10:00 p.m. newscast, WBAY Channel 2 continued with the national media trend of drumming up negative news…

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