The Myth Of The Liberal Media

Barbara Santee


by Barbara Santee, Ph.D

Political conservatives claim the First Amendment right to express their opinion, apparently a right they are reluctant to grant to people of the opposite viewpoint.  These knee-jerk conservatives constantly repeat the right-wing mantra — the “liberal” media – implying they can’t get their voices heard.  They repeat this tired shibboleth – the “liberal” bogey man — in order to gain even greater control of the media.

Now, let’s review who the primary players are in this alleged “liberal” media.  Rush Limbaugh, Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity, Eva Von Zahn, Belway Boys, Brit Hume, Tony Snow, Juan Williams, Mara Liason, the McLaughlin Group, G. Gordon Liddy, Laura Schlessinger, Michael Meved, Sam Donaldson, Cokie Roberts, Tim Russert, Bob Schieffer, John Hockenberry, Ollie North, Neil Bortz, Robert Novak, Paul Weyrich, Wolf Blitzer, Don Imus, John Stosssel, Howie Kurtz (Reliable Sources), Don Horowitz, Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham, Peggy Noonan, William Safire…

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One thought on “The Myth Of The Liberal Media

  1. Thaaank you! Jeez, this is something that can’t be said enough! Anytime conservatives end up looking foolish, corrupt, or abusive, from Nixon to W. and Palin, they’ve blamed the liberal media. Has it ever occurred to them that maybe they are the cause of the poor public image?

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