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Kevin Rennie On Big Media Bias Towards John Edwards

by | 28th, July 2008

THE John Edwards love child story you won’t read about:

The big media enterprises have so far ignored the John Edwards story told by the Enquirer. It’s become widely known beyond the Enquirer’s 1 million readers, however, through the online Drudge Report. Last week, Jack Shafer in Slate.com dissected the media bias that last summer led reporters to pounce on creepy Idaho Sen. Larry Craig ‘s arrest in an airport bathroom for importuning, while reporters are now ignoring the Edwards love child story a year later. Shafer concedes the analogy is not exact, but it’s close enough to reveal vastly different standards in treating these tawdry tales.

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