Jim Lehrer is a journalist and the news anchor for The News Hour on PBS. In the video below, Lehrer talks to MarketWatch’s Jon Friedman about issues of media bias in election and convention coverage.

Jim Lehrer on Election Coverage
The Wall Street Journal Digital Network
Originally aired on July 25, 2008

How does Lehrer characterize the extent of media bias in election coverage? What does Lehrer think contributes to why some candidates get more coverage than others? Do you believe that the media, in general, is biased in its coverage of liberal or conservative issues? Why or why not?

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