• Corpus ID: 15169237

Bias in Hard News Articles from Fox News and MSNBC: An Empirical Assessment Using the Gramulator

@inproceedings{Terwilleger2011BiasIH,
  title={Bias in Hard News Articles from Fox News and MSNBC: An Empirical Assessment Using the Gramulator},
  author={Brock Terwilleger and Philip M. McCarthy and Travis Alan Lamkin},
  booktitle={FLAIRS},
  year={2011}
}
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. 
4 Citations

Tables from this paper

The effect of news media political bias on pre-elections poll results: evidence from the 2019–20 Israeli elections

ABSTRACT Research has had very little to say about whether polling predictions of elections outcomes are biased in line with the political bias of the news outlets that commission the polls. This

What is Fake News? A Foundational Question for Developing Effective Critical News Literacy Education

Since the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, policy makers, scholars, and critics have increasingly warned about the dangers associated with fake news. In response, they have proposed numerous

Focused Information Retrieval & English Language Instruction: A New Text Complexity Algorithm for Automatic Text Classification

A range of linguistic features that characterize the English reading texts used at the B2 and C1 level of the Greek State Certificate of English Language Proficiency exams are delineated in order to better define text complexity per level of competence.

References

SHOWING 1-5 OF 5 REFERENCES

Perceptions of Political Bias in the Headlines of Two Major News Organizations

Although claims of media bias are abundant, systematic and scientific investigations of potential biases are rare. The present study was an attempt to determine whether a perception of bias would be

Exploring media bias with semantic analysis tools: validation of the Contrast Analysis of Semantic Similarity (CASS)

By analyzing television transcripts from cable news from a 12-month period, this work reveals significant differences in political bias between television channels and can be used to investigate semantic structure when exploring any topic that affords a large text-based database.

Broadcast and Cable Network News Coverage of the 2004 Presidential Election: An Assessment of Partisan and Structural Imbalance

Broadcast and cable network evening news shows gave more prominence, time, and attention to Democrat John Kerry than to President George Bush in their 2004 presidential election coverage. Broadcast

Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC2007)

in press. The Gramulator: A Tool for the Identification of Indicative Linguistic Features Applied Natural Language Processing and Content Analysis: Identification, Investigation, and Resolution

  • in press. The Gramulator: A Tool for the Identification of Indicative Linguistic Features Applied Natural Language Processing and Content Analysis: Identification, Investigation, and Resolution