Spinning the center, manic media semantics


From FAIR, a weekly report on the sad state of media discourse and the peculiar political cartography of locating the, ahem, center.

From Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting:

This week: The corporate media finally paid attention to the Bradley Manning trial–but NBC botched some of the history. Plus the New York Times tries to show how Democrats are moving ‘away from the center.’ But how do they define the center anyway?

And we look at an MSNBC debate over Walmart and a living wage that could have used more debate.

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