Biased about bias.
Consider media treatment of the term "assault weapon" vs. "partial birth abortion," Both terms are linguistic ploys concocted by advocates to prejudice public debate. "Assault weapon" isn't a term used by firearms makers; "partial birth abortion" isn't used by abortion doctors. The press embraced "assault weapon" and uses it freely. "Partial birth abortion" never appears in news stories without a journalistic disclaimer.
Russell B. Garrard
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|Author:||Garrard, Russell B.|
|Article Type:||Letter to the Editor|
|Date:||Mar 1, 2005|
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