AUTHOR: Slublog DATE: 9/09/2004 09:00:00 AM ----- BODY: Is it Even Worth It? - Given the renewed attention to the "Bush AWOL" story after the media silence on the inconsistencies in Kerry's Vietnam record, it's worth asking whether media bias is even something to get worked up about anymore. It's now beyond dispute that the media is in the bag for John Kerry, and very sad. But they'll only have themselves to blame when readership and viewership drop after the election. It's hard to keep an audience that no longer trusts you. --------