Yet another study has been issued that demonstrates the liberal bias of the mainstream media, this one from Tim Groseclose of UCLA who has compared news reports with political speeches.
"I suspected that many media outlets would tilt to the left because surveys have shown that reporters tend to vote more Democrat than Republican," said Tim Groseclose, a UCLA political scientist and the study's lead author. "But I was surprised at just how pronounced the distinctions are."
"Overall, the major media outlets are quite moderate compared to members of Congress, but even so, there is a quantifiable and significant bias in that nearly all of them lean to the left," said co‑author Jeffrey Milyo, University of Missouri economist and public policy scholar.
I'm not sure I agree with all of their methodology -- such as their quantification of "liberalness" that gives the average American voter a more liberal rating than the average member of Congress -- but any changes I'd propose would simply make the resulting measure of media liberalness even more pronounced.