Press Prejudice

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/rep-john-fleming-field-criticism-over-600k-income-153305241.html

Fleming was merely pointing out a consequence of tax increases–that business owners will have less money to re-invest and hire new workers if they decline to take a pay cut. But his message likely won’t resonate, as Jansing said, with “average Americans.”  This is the key reality that is buried deep in the center of the article.  The reporting here is more of the sensational pro Obama reporting that telling one message in the headline, reinforces that message in the first several paragraphs and then makes a factual correction toward the end of the article , a point by the way, that most research on news reading, points out that the reader has gone onto other articles since the average American reader gets, the headline and the first two paragraphs and forgets the rest of the article. 

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Retired army chaplain, Rotarian, moderately right of center on most issues, big on self reflection and self analysis.

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