A Measure of Media Bias

  title={A Measure of Media Bias},
  author={Tim Groseclose and J. Milyo},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of Economics},
  • Tim Groseclose, J. Milyo
  • Published 2005
  • Economics
  • Quarterly Journal of Economics
  • In this paper we estimate ADA (Americans for Democratic Action) scores for major media outlets such as the New York Times, USA Today, Fox News Special Report, and all three network television news shows. Our estimates allow us to answer such questions as Is the average article in the New York Times more liberal than the average speech by Tom Daschle? or Is the average story on Fox News more conservative than the average speech by Bill Frist? To compute our measure, we count the times that a… CONTINUE READING

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