Bias? What Bias?

First, CafePress rejects two of Tam’s quite humorous artworks. I disagree, but it’s a business, and they can do pretty much what they want.

But CNN? CNN is ostensibly a news service – one that prides itself on its “objectivity” and “fairness.”

It’s time to bring up my favorite media quote again. Unfortunately, Dianne Sawyer is not a CNN reporter:

“You know, I wanted to sit on a jury once and I was taken off the jury. And the judge said to me, ‘Can, you know, can you tell the truth and be fair?’ And I said, ‘That’s what journalists do.’ And everybody in the courtroom laughed. It was the most hurtful moment I think I’ve ever had.” – Diane Sawyer, Good Morning America, 7/12/07

(Application of the ClueBatâ„¢ is seldom painless.) But the point holds true nonetheless.

Now Ravenwood has discovered a bit of bias at CNN’s apparel store. Go look.

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