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Chuck Todd discusses the ‘mythology’ of media bias against conservatives

http://twitter.com/#!/chucktodd/status/303985290073223168

Well, I think I figured out the “speed bumps” of twitter: when you want to spark a conversation on twitter, simply talk about media bias

— Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) February 19, 2013

Can we just say to Chuck Todd, “What took you so long to figure that out?” Twitchy has been compiling instances of media bias since the beginning, and yes, NBC’s Todd has been the featured player in many of them. He appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” today to discuss why conservatives are so reluctant to sit down with the mainstream media.

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It turns out there’s a “mythology” infecting more and more newsrooms, suggesting that the mainstream media will “do anything to disrupt the conservative agenda.” Crazy, huh?

[email protected]chucktodd, paraphrased: “The media isn’t biased against conservatives.Conservatives are simply crazy.”

— DepressiveBlogger69 (@AceofSpadesHQ) February 19, 2013

@chucktodd how many times did MSNBC mention Rubio/water vs. how many times did MSNBC mention Menedez/child prostitutes #tcot #mythology

— Hillary Hype (@MaxTwain) February 19, 2013

@joenbc your network ran the clip of Rubio drinking water 155 times and @chucktodd says media bias is “myth?” #WTF

— V the K (@VtheK) February 19, 2013

@chucktodd @noltenc Where’s Sen. Menendez coverage? Vs Sen. Toe Tapper?

— Ron Eckman (@EckmanRon) February 19, 2013

@pac43 @chucktodd Glad to see there’s no lib. media bias. Guess NBC News is hiding Salazar story behind Todd Akin dirty joke

— GeneAndTonic (@Genethesoup) February 19, 2013

@chucktodd You’re saying there’s no double-standard or hypocrisy by #MSM when it comes to the treatment of cons. vs. libs? #Really? #LNYHBT

— Guy Pacot (@CoConservParty) February 19, 2013

Chuck Todd saying bias against #gop is myth is like the tooth fairy saying the Easter bunny is bogus #tcot #TGDN #mythitaway

— Jester (@quaintjester) February 19, 2013

Yep, the idea that the media are biased against conservatives is a myth.

@chucktodd: Examples re: media hostile: Akin HUGE but not Jesse Jr. during elex. Media million Xs harder on Romney over Libya than Obama.

— John Nolte(@NolteNC) February 19, 2013

@noltenc I would love to get this done in an open forum. Get our C-SPAN friends to broadcast…

— Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) February 19, 2013

Why bother with C-SPAN? Just ask NBC’s new political analyst David Axelrod to clear things up. He’s objective, right?

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/02/19/chuck-todd-discusses-the-mythology-of-media-bias-against-conservatives/

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