Savvy PR firm scores NYTimes coup against March For Life

We’ve received quite a few complaints about the religion angle the New York Times chose for its story on the March For Life. And I’d sure as heck like to join in. But before I do that, I want to point out that the Times also ran a straight news story covering the march and, [Read More...]

Foot-long subs vs. March For Life

The Associated Press has a Twitter feed with nearly 1.6 million followers. Those followers received two tweets about a gun control rally and march in Washington, D.C. this weekend. “Gun control march in Washington to feature Newtown residents, pastors, parents and survivors of gun violence,” read one. “PHOTOS: Thousands march for gun control on National [Read More...]

How to write a bland story about the March For Life

As expected, the journalists at The Washington Post were pretty careful with their coverage of this year’s March For Life. As I wrote the other day, in a challenge to GetReligion readers: I would imagine that the Post team will be rather careful in its coverage this year, after receiving rather stark criticism from its [Read More...]

Time for the “March for Life” media debate (updated)

It’s that time again — time for the annual debate about media bias in mainstream press coverage of the annual March For Life. This has been going on for ages. When I was in graduate school at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in the early 1980s, many of the media-bias studies that I read [Read More...]


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