AUTHOR: Slublog DATE: 1/07/2004 04:41:00 PM ----- BODY: Media Bias? - The Media Research Center examines the amount of time given presidential candidates this year versus four years ago. The eight candidates who ran for the Republican nomination received a total of 136 minutes, 7 seconds of airtime in the 2000 primary. The ten Democrats running against Bush have already received 240 minutes, 41 seconds. That's a rather large discrepancy, even if you do take the extra candidates into account. The study also looks at the types of questions the Republicans were asked then, as compared to the questions the Democrats are asked now. Read the whole thing. --------