Are we sure this is due to bias? What if it’s actually due to self-induced brain damage?
According to a study released Thursday by neuroscientist Dr. Tara Swart in association with the London Press Club, the highest functions of the human brain operate at a lower level in journalists than the average population.
Her research titled “Study Into The Mental Resilience of Journalists,” blames journalists’ cognitive shortcomings on dehydration caused by excessive alcohol consumption along with poor diet, including higher levels of sugar and caffeine.
Alternate possibility: What if it’s due to there having been a lot of missteps, backbiting, and free-form chaos by the Trump White House since Inauguration Day? It’s noteworthy that even a (slight) majority of Fox News’s coverage of Trump has been negative.
Of 12 different policy subjects tested (defense, the economy, international trade, etc), the Shorenstein Center found that a majority of the coverage was negative … for all