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September 15, 2018
R.J. Ogaard: Corporate media, stop what you're doing
By R.J. Ogaard Honest journalism exists and it thrives at many levels. From local news to features, to the "good" news that's too often buried...
September 15, 2018 - 6:15am
July 26, 2017
Our view: The 'unhealthy obsession' goes both ways
Herald editorial board A survey released last month shows more than half of Americans feel the media is biased. The media received a better grade...
July 26, 2017 - 7:53am
April 5, 2017
Port: Rep. Kevin Cramer on media bias questions: 'I just want to know whether they even care'
Since before election day North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer has been saying he wants to do something about left wing media bias in broadcast...
April 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
February 10, 2017
Letter: Media must admit it has bias problem
"Prejudicially framed news with an underlying message and implied meaning" defines subjective journalism. Reporter: "Senator, is it true that you beat your children?" Senator: "It most certainly is not true." Headline: "Sen. Smith denies beating children." Objective journalism also...
February 10, 2017 - 6:00am
February 9, 2017
Letter: Want to spot media bias? Watch or read the news
It's hard to deny the existence of media bias in the face of so much media bias. What's inexcusable about this bias is that it's so transparent...
February 9, 2017 - 6:10am
January 5, 2017
Editorial: Cramer should back off 'media bias' case
Does "Make America Great Again" mean bringing back the Fairness Doctrine, which for decades required broadcasters to present both sides of hot issues? North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer says no. But his actions speak louder than his words, because Cramer's using his position in...
January 5, 2017 - 6:10am
Letter: Cramer should abandon media-outlet survey
Any American media outlet receiving a survey from U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., regarding media bias should delete it or throw it in the trash ("Cramer addressing media bias," Page A1, Dec. 31). Cramer says he's not engaged in a witch hunt against journalists who reported factually...
January 5, 2017 - 6:00am
November 4, 2016
Port: Citing 'surreptitious propaganda,' Congressman Kevin Cramer promises hearings on political media bias
“As a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce with subcommittee assignments to Communications and Technology and Oversight and...
November 4, 2016 - 3:57pm
September 11, 2016
LETTER: Why media credibility is in the tank
The bedrock principles of objectivity and integrity within print and electronic news media are diminishing. Not all news sources subscribe to that growing trend. However, the evidence as shown by the daily words and actions of a majority within journalism is both staggering and in...
September 11, 2016 - 4:22am
February 6, 2016
LETTER: Media's pro-abortion bias repeatedly shines through
More than 400,000 Americans braved a huge blizzard for this year's March for Life in Washington—news that once again was ignored by major American news media. NBC and CBS had no coverage of the march, while ABC news devoted 14 seconds. The motivations for these large marches...
February 6, 2016 - 2:02am
November 12, 2015
LETTER: Americans scorn flagrantly biased and partisan media
Routinely denied, news media bias generally exists out of political motivation, dishonesty, arrogance or contempt. Framed to impugn the character and credibility of selected individuals or groups, too many news stories attempt a spin to perceived threats of agenda and power base. Inflammatory...
November 12, 2015 - 10:19pm
July 25, 2015
LETTER: Media show their clear pro-abortion bias - again
Early in the morning on July 14, a pro-life group released two videos showing Planned Parenthood executive Deborah Nucatola casually discussing the "harvesting" of organs, including livers, brains, lungs and the hearts of unborn babies killed through late-term abortion. Unlike...
July 25, 2015 - 3:00am
April 10, 2015
LETTER: Bias runs rampant through news coverage
Journalism does not exist within academic theories of neutrality or insulated vacuums of practicum. It is too often partisan. It is too often exclusive. This is a reality often denied by the worker bees and royalty of print and electronic news media. The rise of partisan news...
April 10, 2015 - 4:30am
July 17, 2011
Jerry Cavanaugh, St. Michael, N.D., letter: Herald's anti-nickname bias shows through
ST. MICHAEL, N.D. -- I am a supporter of the UND Fighting Sioux nickname, and I am also an Indian. I read the story about the president of UND and the majority state senator from Fargo in a recent Herald, and the story's content was not interesting to me ("Who said what, when?", Page...
July 17, 2011 - 12:05am
March 31, 2010
Ronald Fischer, Grand Forks, column: Unfair media reports target Catholic Church
By Ronald Fischer GRAND FORKS -- During the past week, not a day has gone by that I haven't picked up the Herald but to see an expose attacking the Catholic Church. Monday was no exception, with a front-page story about a Minneapolis lawyer who has made millions of dollars in...
March 31, 2010 - 1:30am