February 26, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: Media Bias

Judge blocks abortion notification requirements in Kansas

A Kansas court has temporarily blocked a long-standing abortion law called the “Women’s Right to Know Act.” On Oct. 30,…

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Prominent scientists balk at climate change narrative

For years the refrain has been “the science is settled,” never mind that actual science is never settled — but…

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Kansas City Star rejects opinions with which it disagrees

When Colleen Nelson was the editorial manager for the Kansas City Star, she made sure that alternate views (i.e., not…

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Three Wuhan virologists deemed first COVID-19 patients

The names of the three Chinese researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology who may have been the very first…

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Kansas City Star reporting on Shawnee Mission protest reveals bias

The Kansas City Star exaggerated repeatedly in a story about a protest at Shawnee Mission North over comments a teacher…

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KU Law school says ADF discussion of the First Amendment is ‘hate speech’

Last week the University of Kansas student chapter of the Federalist Society invited Jordan Lorence, the senior counsel and director…

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Lansing school board implements a Parents Bill of Rights

On June 13, 2022, the Lansing, Kansas, Board of Education did what the Kansas Legislature was unable to do, passing…

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Washburn president slams free speech over Michael Knowles event

Conservative media figure and speaker Michael Knowles is scheduled to speak at Washburn University Thursday evening, at the invitation of…

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Kelly admin prioritizes politics over public health, emails show

With little fanfare, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s administration forced out Dr. Lee Norman, who had been both the state public…

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KC Star falsely accuses Majority Leader Hawkins to protect Kelly admin

The Kansas City Star this week reaffirmed that it won’t let the truth get in the way of its support…

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Kelly decries federal vaccine mandate, stops short of backing lawsuit

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly came out against the federal vaccine mandate Friday morning, a day after Attorney General Derek Schmidt…

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Derek Schmidt denied opportunity to respond to KC Star attack

A recent Kansas City Star opinion piece sharply criticized Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate and current Attorney General, Derek Schmidt, for…

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KC Star spreads disinformation about school board meeting

Last week, YouTube removed a video of the May 17 Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education meeting for “spreading…

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Mayor Whipple dodges questions about Wichita mask mandate

In October, Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple said the city’s mask mandate should remain in effect until the 14-day rolling average…

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Eagle reporter fails objectivity test in story about earthquakes

The Wichita Eagle reporter tasked with taking an allegedly unbiased look at climate change has once again allowed her biases…

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Social media censorship legislation proposed in Kansas

A social media censorship bill, targeting companies like Facebook and Twitter that have been censoring and de-platforming conservative viewpoints, is…

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Kansas Reflector legislative coverage puts media bias on full display

Media bias comes in many flavors; making outright false claims, slipping editorial statements in news stories to push a political…

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Media covering up government misdeeds is a serious threat to liberty

On Monday, September 14, Democratic Kansas Governor Laura Kelly carefully parsed her words to make Kansans believe 23 people died…

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Bari Weiss’ unconscionable treatment at NYT no surprise

Bari Weiss is a self-described “left-leaning centrist,” who the Washington Post says, “portrays herself as a liberal uncomfortable with the excesses of…

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Wichita Eagle climate change reporter fails objectivity test

In December of last year, the Sentinel raised concerns about the objectivity of a new climate change reporting position for…

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Media crucified Brownback, but glosses over Kelly’s budget tricks

When Republican Governor Sam Brownback used budget tricks to avoiding spending cuts, media pounded him on the front page and…

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KC Star reporter perpetuates misleading attacks on Republicans

Kansas City Star Washington D.C. Correspondent Bryan Lowry on Sunday sent out a tweet in the aftermath of Joe Biden…

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Misleading Associated Press story disparages Kansas ranchers

Last week the Lawrence Journal-World ran a misleading Associated Press story on range burning by Roxana Hegeman that unnecessarily disparaged Kansas ranchers.…

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Sentinel acquired by Kansas Policy Institute

Special to The Sentinel After two years of operating as an independent entity, The Sentinel has become a subsidiary of…

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