I used to trust the mainstream media. About 20 years ago, as a reporter for a CBS affiliate, I belonged to it! Most of my colleagues, though liberal, at least attempted to be fair and objective. In journalism school, too, my professors, which included staff and executives at major media outlets, were principled and professional. That was then; bias is now.
This bias isn’t reflected merely in how stories are reported; what leads and what’s buried play an equally important role. So, last week, when a major breaking story dropped to mere mention in newscasts, the media once again showed their partisan hand.
Jeffress Defends Endorsement of Paula White’s Book, But Admits He Hasn’t Read it “Word for Word” or Researched Her Theology
Prominent Southern Baptist Preacher, Robert Jeffress, is defending his decision to endorse a book by controversial preacher, Paula White, saying her book