Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News is a non-fiction book by Bernard Goldberg, a 28-year veteran CBS news reporter and producer, giving detailed examples of what he calls liberal bias in television news reporting. It was published in 2001 by Regnery Publishing and reached number 1 on The New York Times Best Seller list in the non-fiction category.
Famous quotes containing the words distort, news, media and/or exposes:
“Just as a chemist isolates a substance from contaminations that distort his view of its nature and effects, so the work of art purifies significant appearance. It presents abstract themes in their generality, but not reduced to diagrams.”
—Rudolf Arnheim (b. 1904)
“Charles Foster Kane: Look, Mr. Carter. Here is a three-column headline in the Chronicle. Why hasnt the Inquirer a three-column headline?
Carter: News wasnt big enough.
Charles Foster Kane: Mr. Carter, if the headline is big enough, it makes the news big enough.”
—Orson Welles (19151985)
“Today the discredit of words is very great. Most of the time the media transmit lies. In the face of an intolerable world, words appear to change very little. State power has become congenitally deaf, which is whybut the editorialists forget itterrorists are reduced to bombs and hijacking.”
—John Berger (b. 1926)
“Work saves us from melancholy. Pleasure exposes us to it.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)