Must Read Book: How the Media Ignored the Real News to Get Obama Re-Elected

Posted: Feb 01, 2013 3:15 PM

It's been a week full of liberal media bias examples, but after all, every week is full of them. We saw NBC news purposely edit another video clip smearing Second Amendment supporters in order to push a gun control agenda. This is the same agenda President Obama just happens to be pushing as he continues to single out the NRA and its members as enemy number one. The move by NBC impacted public opinion for a few hours until luckily new media, the team over at precisely, debunked the entire thing.

Although this was a case of editing to fake news in order to influence the current political debate about gun control on Capitol Hill, often times the media simply chooses to ignore the real news for political purposes.

New York Times Best Selling Author and Washington Examiner Editor David Freddoso details this tactic in his newest book, Spin Masters: How the Media Ignored the Real News and Helped Re-Elect Barack Obama, which came out Monday.

In the book Freddoso states, "Sure the mainstream media tilt left -- even wildly left. We all know that, right? But it's even worse than you think. The trouble is not just bias -- it's that the media no longer even bother to report the news or investigate big stories."

Freddoso wades through the past year in media, covering everything from the media promoted war on women to the lack of coverage of big scandals like Operation Fast and Furious and the 9/11 terrorist attack in Benghazi. Using humor, Freddoso points out media's most ridiculous stories with sections in the book titled, "The Zombie-Eyed Granny-Starver from Wisconsin" and "Violence Against Fact."

If you're interested in knowing how many former mainstream media journalists are actually working in the Obama administration, he's got that covered too.

Get it, read it and remember it next time you watch the news or read the Washington Post. The book is available now on Amazon.