Evaluating Media Bias (Paperback)
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Engaging and informative, Evaluating Media Bias provides an academically informed but broadly accessible overview of the major concepts and controversies involving media bias. Schiffer explores the contours of the partisan-bias controversy before pivoting to real biases: the patterns, constraints, and shortcomings plaguing American political news.
About the Author
Adam Schiffer is associate professor of political science at TCU. He studies American politics and teaches courses on political communication, public opinion, and research methods. He has published on topics such as the role of social media in the 2012 presidential election, the ability of blogs to set the mainstream press' agenda, partisan bias in newspaper election coverage, and ideological self-identification.