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Jonah Goldberg: How reporters hide their bias

Jonah Goldberg: How reporters hide their bias

"Let me say for the billionth time: Reporters don't root for a side. Period."

This declarative tweet came from the Washington Post's Chris Cillizza on Oct. 16. The next day, Mr. Cillizza posted on Twitter, "Well, this is super depressing. NO idea why any journalist would donate $ to politicians."

The "super depressing" story he was reacting to came from the Center for Public Integrity. According to its just-released study, more than 96 percent of donations from media figures to either of the two major-party presidential candidates went to Hillary Clinton.

Left-wing outfits and various members of the journalistic guild nitpicked the...