Tag: Media Bias

Gender Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story For Clinton Coverage

Danny Funt, Columbia Journalism Review – September 3, 2015

Gender bias in public life is so pervasive that, to borrow legal parlance, the burden of proof should probably rest on those denying its influence, not asserting it. Yet while bias is entrenched in virtually everything, that fact doesn’t always explain surface-level disparities in how we treat the sexes.

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Trump: I Have No ‘Crush’ on Megyn Kelly

Mark Hensch, The Hill – August 26, 2015

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he doesn’t have a “crush” on Megyn Kelly, following a flare-up in the billionaire’s ongoing feud with the Fox News anchor. “Trust me, there is no crush — that I can tell you,” Trump responded when questioned by host Matt Lauer on NBC’s “Today.”

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Hillary Clinton Sparks Plastic Surgery Rumours: Experts Feel She Has Work Done on her Face

Keerthi Mohan, International Business Times – June 29, 2015

Hillary Clinton has sparked rumours that she had work done on her face after top surgeons noted that her face looks younger than it has in years. They have also noticed that the skin under the Democratic front-runner’s eyes appear tighter when compared to photographs from a year ago.

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Forget the White House. What about the 2016 Swimsuit Contest?

Paul Schwartzman, Washington Post – June 14, 2015

Martin O’Malley is not the best-known Democrat running for president (Hello, Hillary!). Nor is he the fire-breathing socialist talking of tearing up Wall Street (Bernie Sanders, come on down!). Yet, depending on one’s taste, O’Malley may command at least one category: the swimsuit competition.

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