This Week in Media Bias History: Stop This Patriotism Before It Gets Out of Hand!

After the Gulf War in 1991, Time magazine was worried about an outbreak of American patriotism. It must be stopped before it “bursts the bounds of reason” and “passes into jingoism.” Another example from the This Week in Media Bias History archives: Dan Rather, he’s not subtle. The now-disgraced CBS Evening News anchor in 1995 described the 1994 GOP congressional class as aiming to “demolish” programs “helping children and the poor.” Also, don’t we all miss the “security” of Soviet tyranny?

Below are Rich Noyes’s collected tweets from the eleventh week of This Day in Media Bias History. To get the latest daily examples, be sure and follow Noyes on Twitter. To see recaps of the first ten weeks, go here.) 

 

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