April 8, 2011

David Folkenflik tests that comment by reviewing Bret Baier‘s panels over six months. He found that the same mix typically prevailed: two clear-cut conservatives and one other analyst. That other person was sometimes a Democrat or liberal, but usually it was a journalist from a non-ideological news outlet. “That would seem both to underrepresent the left and also to cast reporters as though they’re surrogate liberals,” notes Folkenflik.
> Watch Baier spar with Stewart on a recent “Daily Show”

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