The real reason Obama avoids negative campaigning


A recent study has shown that the media does Obama’s dirtywork for him.

Media coverage of John McCain has been heavily unfavorable since the political conventions, more than three times as negative as the portrayal of Barack Obama, a new study says.

Fifty-seven percent of the print and broadcast stories about the Republican nominee were decidedly negative, the Project for Excellence in Journalism says in a report out today, while 14 percent were positive. The McCain campaign has repeatedly complained that the mainstream media are biased toward the senator from Illinois.

This is from an article by Howard Kurtz  at http://voices.washingtonpost.com.

I lifted it from TMR (see blogroll)

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