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Left Turn: A modest experiment, part 3

Featured image We continue with our exclusive preview of Tim Groseclose’s Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind, published this past Tuesday. Professor Groseclose is a distinguished scholar — he is the Marvin Hoffenberg Professor of American Politics at UCLA, holding a joint appointment in the departments of political science and economics — and this is an important book. We have previously posted the preface, the introduction, chapter 8 »

Left Turn: A modest experiment, part 2

Featured image We continue with our exclusive preview of Tim Groseclose’s new book Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind. Although he wears his learning lightly, Professor Groseclose is a distinguished scholar — he is the Marvin Hoffenberg Professor of American Politics at UCLA, holding a joint appointment in the departments of political science and economics — and this is an important book. We have previously posted the preface, »

Left Turn: A modest experiment, part 1

Featured image With Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind, officially published today, Tim Groseclose has written an important book. Professor Groseclose measures media bias with social-scientific methods and concludes that: (i) all mainstream media outlets have a liberal bias, and (ii) while some supposedly conservative outlets—such as the Washington Times or Fox News Special Report—do lean right, their conservative bias is less than the liberal bias of most »

Left Turn: When hell broke loose

Featured image Tomorrow is the official publication date of Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind, by Tim Groseclose. Groseclose is the Marvin Hoffenberg Professor of American Politics at UCLA. He holds joint appointments in the political science and economics departments. The publication of Professor Groseclose’s book — previewed here by Paul Bedard at USNews and here by Professor Groseclose himself — is a signal event. To the vexed »

Left Turn: A Preface

Featured image On this coming Tuesday St. Martin’s Press will publish Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind, by Tim Groseclose. Groseclose is a distinguished professor of political science. He is the Marvin Hoffenberg Professor of American Politics at UCLA. He holds joint appointments in the political science and economics departments. He has held previous faculty appointments at universities including Stanford and Harvard. He is not, shall we say, »

A look behind TiZA

Featured image Minneapolis’s City Pages is a free weekly tabloid with a strongly left-wing bent. You know the type. But This week’s featured story by Gregory Pratt — “The truth behind TiZA” — is a first-rate piece of journalism on Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy, the (public) suburban St. Paul charter school that was brought down by our friend Katherine Kersten and the lawsuit she inspired. I have frequently commented here that you »

Kindred spirits having flown

UCLA Professor Timothy Groseclose alerts us to a column by Professor Renford Reese in the Daily Bulletin. Professor Groseclose observes that a newly consecrated hero has been added to Reese’s pantheon: “Mahatma Ghandi. Martin Luther King. Nelson Mandela. »