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May 16, 2005

New York Times: CPB to Investigate NPR Bias

According to a New York Times article that ran on the front page of the business section article, CPB has announced its intention to examine National Public Radio’s Middle East coverage for evidence of bias.

In one of several points of conflict in recent months, the chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which allocates federal funds for public radio and television, is considering a plan to monitor Middle East coverage on NPR news programs for evidence of bias, a corporation spokesman said on Friday...

...Top officials at NPR and member stations are upset as well about the corporation's decision to appoint two ombudsmen to judge the content of programs for balance...

CAMERA has, for years, carefully documented bias in NPR’s Middle East coverage The public is already well aware of NPR's notorious partisan reporting.

Posted by RH at May 16, 2005 02:44 PM