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Bias in Hard News Articles from Fox News and MSNBC: An Empirical Assessment Using the Gramulator
Brock Terwilleger, Philip McCarthy, Travis Lamkin

Last modified: 2011-03-20

Abstract


Hard news articles, just like op-ed articles, can reflect a media organization's bias. This study assesses bias in the hard news articles published by Fox News and MSNBC. Indicative linguistic features identified by the Gramulator reveal biases in corpora from the two networks.

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