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Keith Olbermann

Pew study finds news from non-profit sites can have its own kind of bias

Pew study finds news from non-profit sites can have its own kind of bias

Just because news and information comes from a non-profit operation rather than corporately-owned one doesn’t mean it is ideologically-free, disinterested and independent reporting that citizens can automatically trust. Quite the contrary, some of the non-profit “news” operations that have sprung up as traditional news outlets have disappeared in recent years are funded by entities with an ideological agenda that is reflected in the informational content on the site. Those are among the most important findings of an illuminating study of non-profit news published Monday by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism. The one thing I learned in my...

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