Pew: Every News Outlet Biased for G8y Marriage

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#1 Jun 17, 2013
Shocked, I tell ya.../s

http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/pew-every...

Pew: Every TV News Outlet Had Coverage Supportive of Same-Sex Marriage

By Alex Weprin on June 17, 2013 11:28 AM

A new survey from Pew’s Project For Excellence in Journalism examines the coverage of gay marriage among the media. The big takeaway: almost every outlet presented more supportive statements in favor of gay marriage than opposing statements against gay marriage, including every TV news outlet.

Pew looked at every segment on gay marriage from March 18-May 12, and classified every statement made on the issue as being supportive of gay marriage, opposed to gay marriage or neutral.

As a whole, the network morning shows presented 44 statements in favor of gay marriage, none opposed, and 56 neutral. The network evening newscasts presented 46 statements in favor of gay marriage, none opposed, and 54 neutral. Each cable news channel was broken down individually. Given the three very different programming strategies of the channels, it was an interesting move, as all three presented far more supporting arguments than opposing arguments:
just saying

Reynoldsburg, OH

#2 Jun 17, 2013
WE-LL, DUH!
Big Johnson

Columbus, OH

#3 Jun 17, 2013
Tippy is angry because his crackpot views get no support from the news media industry he despises.

The fools!

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#4 Jun 17, 2013
Big Johnson wrote:
Tippy is angry because his crackpot views get no support from the news media industry he despises.
The fools!
Bob, are you a closet homo?
Big Johnson

Columbus, OH

#5 Jun 17, 2013
-tip- wrote:
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Bob, are you a closet homo?
Ed, why does it matter to you that I do not give a shit either way? Let them marry, don't let them marry, I don't care, it won't change my life either way.

How will it change yours?

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