The slant on media bias


The Wall Street Journal is among the most liberal media outlets in the U.S., more liberal than the New York Times and NPR. And the Drudge Report is left leaning, yes, left leaning, more left leaning than CNN.

One study found:

The most important factor driving the slant of a given newspaper is ... the political leanings of the people who buy it. In other words: newspapers are giving the people the news that they want.

Surprised? Agree?

See how 20 national media outlets rank and more on media bias in How Biased Is Your Media?: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast.

(H/T: Danny McCall)

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