Article Reviews

Article Reviews 2018-10-22T06:15:37-04:00

Lord of the Flies

February 19, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : F

The Boston Globe cannot wait to publish any negative news or innuendo about President Trump. It is really interesting how low they will dig to paint a negative picture. Today's example is about school bullying, which has been around as long as we'.... Read more

Markey gets his shout-out

February 19, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : C

Another union protest covered by the Boston Globe, which is part of the Left's publicity machine, aided and abetted by the Left's media partners like the Globe. Senator Ed Markey gets the shout-out today by appearing with the protesters. I wonder .... Read more

These examples of climate change don’t make the case

February 18, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : C

Anecdotes are not scientific evidence, but they usually, at least, support the hypothesis of an argument. But the Boston Globe’s article on climate change and how it affects hospital patients do not make the case. I am a climate-change skeptic, .... Read more

Sentence not revised

February 18, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : B

The Boston Globe did a fine piece today in covering the brouhaha over the Justice Department's revised sentence recommendation for Roger Stone, except for a huge, glaring error in the headline. The headline is just wrong. The sentence was not revised.... Read more

Sen. Warren rips page from Hillary excuse book

February 18, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : D

[Warren Report #45-2020] As Sen. Elizabeth Warren surely gets ready to drop out of the race, the Boston Globe is ramping up their list of excuses for why she didn’t win. A couple of weeks ago, it was sexism. Bernie’s fault. Or maybe Democra.... Read more

Even hate speech is protected speech

February 17, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : B

Free speech isn’t just for speech with which you agree. People have the right to express views which are unpopular and vile. Inciting riots or armed rebellion goes too far, because we have elections to make political decisions. So speech cannot be .... Read more

Much ado about very little

February 17, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : C+

You can’t have a slow news day without another charge of outrageous behavior against President Donald Trump. Whether it’s immigration, or reducing government red tape, or now trying to cut spending growth, everything Trump does is perceived negat.... Read more

Preparing Warren for Mass. loss

February 14, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : B

[Warren Report #44-2020] This is a bit embarrassing for the Boston Globe. Not only did Warren get shellacked in New Hampshire, a "must win" state for the neighboring Senator, but now her lock on the Massachusetts vote on Super Tuesday appears in d.... Read more

Where’s the beef?

February 14, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : C+

This global-warming update in the Boston Globe repeatedly talks about large glaciers breaking off the Antarctica ice sheet, and how this is not just evidence of global warming, but is going to cause our oceans to rise several feet if it continues. .... Read more

Doctoring or highlighting?

February 13, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : F

The Boston Globe attempts to confuse readers by mixing up “doctored” videos meant to intentionally fool people into believing what they see (the video) with what actually happened, and legitimate political-commentary videos which have been obviou.... Read more

Can’t cut spending growth

February 13, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : C+

The Boston Globe reports on President Trump's budget which he delivered to Congress. It is a proposal which outlines the administration's priorities, but Congress typically develops its own budget so this is more of a political document than a budget.... Read more

The Globe persisted

February 11, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : C+

[Warren Report #40-2020] Is "undeterred" a synonym for "persisted"? Undeterred is how the Boston Globe described Sen. Elizabeth Warren in this Warren Report in which she finished third in Iowa and appears to be fading fast. This article is p.... Read more

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