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Impasse the responsibility of Democrats

September 19, 2020 | Article Review | 0 Comments

PE Bias Grade : B-

The Boston Globe provided an update to the Coronavirus relief bills trying to make their way through Congress, with the reporters giving biased charac.... Read more

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Socialists ask please

September 17, 2020 | Media Criticism, Article Review | 0 Comments

PE Bias Grade : C+

What do radical environmentalists who want to transform the American economy to address "climate change" have in common with radical economists who wa.... Read more

Skipping over Trump’s positive poll results

September 13, 2020 | Article Review | 0 Comments

PE Bias Grade : A-

The New York Times conducted a poll in a couple of swing states in the Midwest and found that Biden continues to hold his lead against President Trump.... Read more

What about North Korea?

September 12, 2020 | Article Review | 0 Comments

PE Bias Grade : B-

The Boston Globe and the New York Times just can't give Trump credit for the two recent Mideast peace deals. Today's story reports that Trump has adde.... Read more

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Editorial Reviews

Media coverage is all about November

April 1, 2020 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

The Boston Globe is completely obsessed with President Trump's re-election in November. They want him out, and have aligned themselves with the Democrat Party to accomplish this goal. They have been trying one strategy after another, so far without s.... Read more

And here it is…Globe endorses Warren

February 28, 2020 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

[Warren Report #58-2020] The Boston Globe's special Warren Report edition features an article at least two years in the making: The official Boston Globe endorsement of Senator Elizabeth Warren for the Democratic nomination. The Globe also endo.... Read more

Guilty by assumption

February 23, 2020 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

The Boston Globe editorializes that Attorney General William Barr has to go, and the reason is because Barr was reviewing his office's sentencing recommendation for Roger Stone at the same time that President Trump sent out a tweet questioning the se.... Read more

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Article Reviews

Media tells you what to think

September 12, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : C

I remember the last time we had very destructive wildfires in California, President Trump opined that poor forest management was to blame. His comments were scoffed at by California Liberals. Now it is happening again, even worse, and it has becom.... Read more

Boston Globe’s sneaky journalistic violation

September 11, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : C-

It has been anonymously reported by The Atlantic magazine that President Trump disparaged World War One soldiers buried in a French cemetery when his trip there was cancelled due to bad weather a couple of years ago. Trump often says incendiary th.... Read more

Boston Globe hides race of Black police chief

September 9, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : F

The Boston Globe published an Associated Press (AP) story in which the Rochester, NY police chief (and his two top assistants) resigned because of what he called attacks on his character and integrity. These resignations were in the midst of ongoing .... Read more

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Investigative Journalism

Textbook example of media bias from the AP and Boston Globe

August 14, 2020 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : F

The Boston Globe ran a purposely false story on page 2 of today's paper in which it claimed that President Trump is blocking an increase in funding to the US postal service because he fears that it will lead to his losing the election. Unfortunate.... Read more

Boston Globe sounds false alarm on abortion access

January 8, 2020 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : C

The Boston Globe published a story about an abortion clinic in Brookline that is in financial distress. The article seems to suggest that readers who are concerned about having legal access to abortions should contribute to this organization because .... Read more

Sowing distrust

January 6, 2020 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : C

Killing a foreign government official is risky, even if the official is part of a rogue regime, supports international terrorism, and is a terrorist himself. But when he directs attacks on Americans at the American embassy in Baghdad, reminiscent of .... Read more

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Media Criticism

What the Russians did in the 2016 election and why

August 19, 2020 | Media Criticism, Article Review

PE Bias Grade : A

The Boston Globe published an article on the Senate Intelligence Committee's final report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and highlighted the report's conclusions. But the article, while accurate, lacks some context which I would like to.... Read more

Biden and Harris roll out racist charge against Trump

August 13, 2020 | Media Criticism

PE Bias Grade : N/A

Does anyone remember the good old days, when political campaigns were about goals and ideals, not personal attacks? Trump is a racist. Harris is nasty. Biden is losing his mind. Pence is a religious zealot. While these charges might all be fact.... Read more

In defense of Civil War statues

August 4, 2020 | Media Criticism

PE Bias Grade : N/A

I am not a huge history buff, but as I’ve gotten older, I begin to appreciate history more. My American history was learned in high school and anything I’ve picked up since then has been from personal reading or media. I also enjoy art and .... Read more

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