Monday, August 18, 2008

Washington Post admits coverage favors Obama 3 to 1


Obama's Edge in the Coverage Race

By Deborah Howell | Sunday, August 17, 2008; Page B06

Democrat Barack Obama has had about a 3 to 1 advantage over Republican John McCain in Post Page 1 stories since Obama became his party's presumptive nominee June 4. Obama has generated a lot of news by being the first African American nominee, and he is less well known than McCain -- and therefore there's more to report on. But the disparity is so wide that it doesn't look good.

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