Tag Archives: bias

Dec 29th, 2010

Howie Kurtz: An Unreliable Source

Howie Kurtz--the media watchdog who hosts CNN's "Reliable Sources"--covered Rick's firing. When compared with Kurtz's coverage of Juan Williams' firing, it's clear there was a bias against Rick. In fact, Kurtz made factual errors which he has never bothered to address or correct to this day. Turns out Kurtz is not a reliable source.

Dec 27th, 2010

Double Standard: Juan Williams

Imagine for just one moment if someone uttered the following words on national television: "I got to tell you, if I see people who are Black, I get worried. I get nervous." Would we call this racial profiling, or even worse?

Dec 27th, 2010

Journalism FAIL: Reporters Miss Boat

Journalists got it wrong: "...it was widely reported, inaccurately, that Sanchez said Jews 'control' the news media, and accordingly, that his words were therefore anti-Semitic." Adding insult to injury, they didn't do any reporting on the substance of what Rick discussed.