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Biased Media

Biased Media

From a report by Bill Dedman, Investigative reporter, posted on nbcnews dot com, on Jul 15, 2007.

The following 143 journalists made campaign contributions from 2004 through the first quarter of 2007, according to Federal Election Commission records studied by msnbc dot com.

This list accompanies the report by msnbc.com on journalists making campaign contributions. You also can compare the policies of news organizations.

Key:
(D) Contributed to Democrats or liberal causes.
(R) Contributed to Republicans and conservative causes.
Note: Detailed responses from the journalists follow the list. (go to the website above to read them).

Those Who Contributed to Both Democrats or liberal causes and Republicans and conservative causes:

  1. (D & R) Newsweek, Jane Bryant Quinn, personal finance columnist.
  2. 2. (D & R) The New York Times, Nancy Tilghman, freelance writer.

Those Who Contributed only to Democrats or liberal causes:

  1. (D) ABC affiliate in Boston, WCVB, Sangita Chandra, producer.
  2. (D) ABC affiliate in Wichita, KAKE, Susan Peters, anchor.
  3. (D) ABC News, Mary Fulginiti, “Primetime” correspondent.
  4. (D) Air America and CBS Radio, Betsy Rosenberg-Zimmerman, environment talk show host and environment reporter.
  5. (D) Albany, N.Y., Times Union, Greg Montgomery, graphic design editor.
  6. (D) Bloomberg News, Carlos Torres, reporter in Washington.
  7. (D) Bloomberg News, James Polson, reporter on energy and utilities.
  8. (D) Bloomberg News, John Wydra, radio newscaster.
  9. (D) Bloomberg News, Joshua Fellman, reporter in Asia.
  10. (D) Bloomberg News, Katherine Burton, reporter.
  11. (D) Bloomberg News, Milanee Kapadia, reporter.
  12. (D) Bloomberg News, Robert Dieterich, energy editor.
  13. (D) Bloomberg News, Robert Houck, multimedia news editor.
  14. (D) Bloomberg News, Robert Urban, real estate reporter.
  15. (D) Boston Herald, Chris Donnelly, news librarian.
  16. (D) Business Week, Prudence Crowther, chief copy editor.
  17. (D) CBS affiliate in Boston, WBZ, Liz Walker, newsmagazine host.
  18. (D) CBS affiliate in Los Angeles, KCBS, Claudia Bill, news writer.
  19. (D) CBS affiliate in Memphis, WREG, Markova Reed, anchors the morning and noon news.
  20. (D) CBS News, Edward H. Forgotson Jr., producer, “CBS Sunday Morning.”
  21. (D) CBS News, Serena Altschul, correspondent for “CBS Sunday Morning.”
  22. (D) CNN, Guy Raz, Jerusalem correspondent, now defense correspondent for National Public Radio.
  23. (D) Contra Costa Times, Calif., Robert Taylor, fine arts reporter.
  24. (D) Corpus Christi, Texas, Caller-Times, Elvia Aguilar, business writer.
  25. (D) Detroit Free Press, Joel Thurtell, reporter.
  26. (D) Detroit Free Press, Susan Hall-Balduf, copy editor.
  27. (D) Dow Jones Newswires, Billy Mallard, credit markets editor.
  28. (D) Dow Jones Newswires, Samuel J. Favate Jr., editor.
  29. (D) Forbes, Tatiana Serafin, senior reporter.
  30. (D) Fort Wayne, Ind., News-Sentinel, Faith Van Gilder, copy editor.
  31. (D) Fort Wayne, Ind., News-Sentinel, Fran Adler, copy editor.
  32. (D) Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Randy Galloway, sports columnist.
  33. (D) Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Vincent Langford, sports copy editor.
  34. (D) Fox affiliate in Minneapolis, KMSP, Alix Kendall, morning anchor.
  35. (D) Fox affiliate in Omaha, KPTM, Calvert Collins, reporter.
  36. (D) Fox affiliate in Washington, D.C., WTTG, Laura Evans, anchor.
  37. (D) Fox News Channel, Codie Brooks, researcher for Brit Hume’s “Special Report.”
  38. (D) Inc., Jane Berentson, editor.
  39. (D) Independent station KTVK, Phoenix, Steve Bodinet, reporter.
  40. (D) La Stampa, newspaper in Turin, Italy, Paolo Mastrolilli, New York correspondent.
  41. (D) Lexington Herald-Leader, Brian Throckmorton, copy desk chief.
  42. (D) Los Angeles Times, Dan Neil, automobile critic.
  43. (D) Los Angeles Times, Manohla Dargis, film critic, now at The New York Times.
  44. (D) Los Angeles Times, Nick Cuccia, design editor.
  45. (D) Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., Times, Whit Griswold, copy editor.
  46. (D) McClatchy Newspapers, Beryl Adcock, news desk chief, Washington bureau.
  47. (D) Msnbc.com, Joel Widzer, travel columnist.
  48. (D) Msnbc.com, Rachel Schwanewede, senior editor, TodayShow.com.
  49. (D) MTV News, Gideon Yago, “Choose or Lose” presidential correspondent.
  50. (D) Muskegon, Mich., Chronicle, Terry Judd, reporter and chief of the Grand Haven bureau.
  51. (D) National Catholic Reporter, Margot Patterson, senior writer and arts/opinion editor.
  52. (D) National Public Radio, Corey Flintoff, newscaster.
  53. (D) National Public Radio, Michelle Trudeau, correspondent.
  54. (D) NBC News, Victoria Corderi, “Dateline” correspondent.
  55. (D) New Delhi Television, Stephen Marks, reporter.
  56. (D) New Hampshire Union Leader, David Johnson, sports copy editor.
  57. (D) New York Daily News, Celia McGee, reporter, and freelancer for The New York Times.
  58. (D) New York Daily News, Matthew Roberts, photographer.
  59. (D) Newsday, Long Island, Rita Hall, section designer/artist/writer.
  60. (D) Newsweek, Anne Underwood, correspondent on health and medical stories.
  61. (D) Newsweek, Temma Ehrenfeld, associate editor.
  62. (D) NPR affiliate in Washington, WAMU, Susan Goodman, reporter.
  63. (D) Oriental Daily, Chun Fai Cheng, reporter.
  64. (D) Reuters, Lisa von Ahn, news desk editor.
  65. (D) Reuters, Michael Erman, reporter.
  66. (D) Richmond Times-Dispatch, Michael Hardy, state political reporter.
  67. (D) Richmond Times-Dispatch, Pam Mastropaolo, copy editor.
  68. (D) Rolling Stone, David Swanson, assistant editor.
  69. (D) Rolling Stone, Jann Wenner, editor and publisher.
  70. (D) Rolling Stone, Jason Fine, deputy managing editor.
  71. (D) Salon.com, Gary Kamiya, writer at large and former executive editor.
  72. (D) Salon.com, Katharine Mieszkowski, reporter.
  73. (D) San Francisco Chronicle, William Pates, letters editor for the editorial page.
  74. (D) San Gabriel Valley Newspapers, Calif., Eric Terrazas, sports editor.
  75. (D) San Jose Mercury News, Rachel Wilner, sports editor.
  76. (D) South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, Ethan Skolnick, sports columnist.
  77. (D) Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Barbara Haugen, copy editor.
  78. (D) The Atlantic Monthly, Martha Spaulding, assistant managing editor.
  79. (D) The Blade, Toledo, James Bradley, copy editor.
  80. (D) The Boston Globe, Henry Riemer, sports statistician.
  81. (D) The Boston Globe, Rebecca Ostriker, arts editor/writer.
  82. (D) The Chicago Tribune, John von Rhein, classical music critic.
  83. (D) The Chicago Tribune, Maureen Ryan, entertainment reporter.
  84. (D) The Daytona Beach, Fla., News-Journal, Marc Davidson, editor.
  85. (D) The Des Moines Register, Stephen P. Dinnen, business reporter.
  86. (D) The Economist, Andreas Kluth, technology correspondent.
  87. (D) The Economist, Joanne Ramos, financial writer.
  88. (D) The Hartford Courant, Bill Lewis, copy editor.
  89. (D) The Hartford Courant, Nancy Gallinger, copy editor.
  90. (D) The Honolulu Advertiser, Chris Neil, wire editor.
  91. (D) The Korea Daily News, Chang W. Kim, journalist.
  92. (D) The Lincoln, Neb., Journal Star, Paul Fell, editorial cartoonist.
  93. (D) The Lincoln, Neb., Journal Star, Sylvia Hermanson, copy editor.
  94. (D) The New York Times, Christine Muhlke, deputy editor, style magazine.
  95. (D) The New York Times, Randy Cohen, ethics columnist.
  96. (D) The New Yorker, Ann Goldstein, head of copy department.
  97. (D) The New Yorker, David Denby, film critic.
  98. (D) The New Yorker, George Packer, war correspondent.
  99. (D) The New Yorker, Hendrik Hertzberg, senior editor.
  100. (D) The New Yorker, Henry Finder, editorial director and books editor.
  101. (D) The New Yorker, Janet Malcolm, writer.
  102. (D) The New Yorker, John Lahr, theater critic.
  103. (D) The New Yorker, Judith Thurman, writer.
  104. (D) The New Yorker, Mark Singer, profile writer.
  105. (D) The New Yorker, Tad Friend, Hollywood reporter.
  106. (D) The Oregonian, Portland, Steve Amick, reporter.
  107. (D) The Palm Beach Post, Fla., George McEvoy, columnist.
  108. (D) The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif., Mark Benoit, wire editor.
  109. (D) The San Diego Union-Tribune, Arline Smith, news production editor.
  110. (D) The San Diego Union-Tribune, Bob Elledge, assistant news editor.
  111. (D) The San Diego Union-Tribune, Charlie Smith, copy editor.
  112. (D) The San Diego Union-Tribune, Penni Crabtree, business reporter.
  113. (D) The San Diego Union-Tribune, Shaffer Grubb, graphic artist.
  114. (D) The Sun, Baltimore, John Scholz, copy editor.
  115. (D) The Wall Street Journal, Eben Shapiro, editor of the Weekend Journal section.
  116. (D) The Wall Street Journal, Henny Sender, senior special writer.
  117. (D) The Wall Street Journal, Krishnan Amantharaman, managing editor of the classroom edition.
  118. (D) Time, Jim Frederick, senior editor.
  119. (D) U.S. News & World Report, Amanda Spake, senior writer.
  120. (D) U.S. News & World Report, Michael Freeman, researcher.
  121. (D) Vanity Fair, Elise O’Shaughnessy, contributing editor.
  122. (D) Vanity Fair, Michael Shnayerson, contributing editor.
  123. (D) WWJ News Radio, Detroit, Vickie B. Thomas, reporter.
  124. (D) York, Pa., Daily Record, Teresa Cook, copy editor.

Those Who Contributed to Republicans and conservative causes:

  1. (R) CW affiliate in Chicago, WGN, Jay Congdon, news producer.
  2. (R) CW affiliate in Los Angeles, KTLA, Diana Chi, news writer.
  3. (R) Forbes, Jean A. Briggs, assistant managing editor.
  4. (R) Forbes, Robert Lenzner, national editor.
  5. (R) Fox News Channel, Ann Stewart Banker, producer for Bill O’Reilly’s “The O’Reilly Factor.”
  6. (R) Los Angeles Times, Charles Perry, food writer.
  7. (R) MSNBC, Joe Scarborough, host of “Morning Joe” and “Scarborough Country.”
  8. (R) PBS affiliate in New York, Thirteen/WNET, Rafael Roman, host, “New York Voices.”
  9. (R) The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Barbara Bradley, fashion editor.
  10. (R) The Macon, Ga., Telegraph, Stephen “Keich” Whicker, local government reporter.
  11. (R) The Miami Herald, Harry Broertjes, copy editor/page designer.
  12. (R) The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa., Beth Hudson, sports reporter.
  13. (R) The New York Sun, Liz Peek, financial columnist.
  14. (R) The Star-Ledger, Newark, Robin Gaby Fisher, feature writer.
  15. (R) The Washington Post, Stephen Hunter, film critic.
  16. (R) The Washington Times, Gary Arnold, film critic.
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