Peter Hart on why journalists love the tea party listen05/20/10 Kate Bradshaw
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Sarah Palin and other leaders of the conservative tea party movement often accuse the mainstream media of having a liberal bias. In this monthâ€™s issue of Extra, a publication put out by the media watchdog Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), Peter Hart, the organizationâ€™s Activism Director, authored a piece titled Journalists Heart the Tea Party.
WMNF spoke with Hart about the mainstream news outletsâ€™ coverage of the tea party movement. He said the movement itself originated in the corporate media.