John McCain, network coverage, liberal bias, Brit Hume, Fox news, Grapevine

Liberal bias in the press is a reality. The press has a bad reputation in the US going back to the American Revolution. John and Abigail Adams, nearly saints in their dedication to this country, complained about the unfair treatment they received in the press. Now, John McCain, a hero and honorable man, is being treated unfairly by the likes of the NY Times and network news. Brit Hume, of Fox News, addressed liberal bias of the network news in his March 4 2008 Grapevine segment. Here is an excerpt:

Going Negative

“A study of the three broadcast network evening news programs indicates John McCain’s media fortunes have taken a dramatic turn south since early January. The Center for Media and Public Affairs says the percentage of McCain coverage it deemed positive was 46 percent from mid-December through mid-February. But look at the contrast between his 97 percent positive number before the New Hampshire primary on January eighth — and just 30 percent positive since.”

You can read the rest of the story here:

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,335030,00.html

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