We have written several times about Tim Groseclose’s new book, Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind. That the press is biased toward the left is obvious, but Professor Groseclose is the first academic to use social science techniques to measure the extent of the bias and its influence on our culture. Our first post on Left Turn explained what the book is about and why it is so important. We have done several more posts on the book, including here, here, here, here and here. It is unquestionably one of the seminal works of 2011.
Now for the good news: Professor Groseclose will be in Minneapolis on October 19 for a program that is co-sponsored by the Center of the American Experiment, Power Line and Wyncrest Capital. Youu can read all about the event here. It will take place at the Hilton Minneapolis, 1001 Marquette Avenue South, from noon to 1:30 on the 19th. The cost, happily, is modest. We will be there, as will our friend Kathy Kersten, who plays a significant role in Left Turn as a sort of laboratory experiment.
It should be a very fun event. We hope to see you there!