French on Media Bias

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04 Sep 2018

David French on bias in the media:

It is consistently interesting to me that mainstream media outlets have somehow convinced themselves of two contradictory things at once: 1) They cannot fairly cover America without a newsroom that more or less looks like America, but 2) they can cover American without a newsroom that thinks like America. In other words, their coverage will be woefully deficient if they don’t supplement progressive white male reporters, producers, and editors with progressive female, black, Latino, Asian, and LGBTQ reporters, producers, and editors; but it’s completely fine to build an ideological monoculture and also nurture an office environment that often views conservatives as morally depraved.

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