Ohio Senate Race Skewed by “Pants on Fire” Media Narrative
In the U.S. Senate race between Democrat incumbent Sherrod Brown and Republican challenger Josh Mandel, a PolitiFact Ohio narrative – that Mandel is a ridiculous liar – has taken center stage, aided by reporters who treat PolitiFact Ohio as an objective source and ignore proof of the publication’s liberal bias.
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Newspapers Enable PolitiFact Ohio’s Liberal Bias
PolitiFact Ohio – the “fact checking” wing of the Cleveland Plain Dealer – faces proof of staffers’ liberal bias after two years of being cited as an authority by all six of Ohio’s major newspapers. Although a recent Media Trackers report debunked the outlet’s claim to objectivity, most of the state’s biggest dailies continue to treat PolitiFact Ohio as an objective source. On August 16, Media Trackers | Read More »
PolitiFact Ohio Plays Defense for Leftist Senator Sherrod Brown
Cross-posted from Breitbart.com. The journalistic malpractice outfit calling itself PolitiFact Ohio has ruled as “Pants on Fire” 6 of 22 recent statements by Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel, supporting a “rocky start” narrative at legacy media outlets covering the campaign. Cherry-picking and distortions from PolitiFact Ohio act as another hurdle for Mandel in his race against incumbent Sherrod Brown – whose record is in many respects worse | Read More »