Most people regard journalists as biased, though it is most evident in the bias of journalists at places politically different from the consumer – in the US, MSNBC viewers regard Fox News consumers as biased while Fox News consumers regard everyone else as biased.

Science media does not have this issue because everyone votes the same way politically and it makes no difference; except on political issues that attract political demographics, like GMOs or climate change, science media can stick to science. What about sports?  Can a sports journalist be biased?

They can. It just may not be evident when it comes to their sports coverage.


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