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False Equivalency

No, Andrew Sullivan, Calling Out Bigotry is Not 'Intolerance'

John Becker | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices
John Becker

In his rush to the barricades, Sullivan both misses the point and harms our cause.

Media's False Equivalency Played a Big Part In Government Shutdown

Tom Pappalardo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Tom Pappalardo

False equivalency is the media's way of criticizing both political parties by exaggerating the mistakes and flaws of one party so when they have to criticize the obvious sins of the other party, they can do it without appearing to have a bias for one side or the other.

The Republican Shutdown and Time Magazine's False Equivalency

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Scherer and Altman leave Time readers with the impression that somehow Nancy Pelosi is equally responsible for the Republican Tea Party crazies in the House who are driving the country into the ground to win concessions from the president they despise.

Anderson Cooper And Journalism 101: The Myth Of Objectivity

Tracy Baim | Posted 07.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Tracy Baim

Is someone who is straight (or closeted) any better able to cover a gay story? Every reporter has a long list of bias points. It is time we shatter this notion that being part of a minority group means you should not be able to cover that group.