[...] in an exhaustive study on news coverage of the Democratic primaries, the watchdog Media Research Center concluded that Obama had one big advantage over all his primary rivals: the support of the national media, particularly the three broadcast networks. At every step of his national political career," the MRC concluded, "network reporters showered the Illinois senator with glowing media coverage, building him up as a political celebrity and exhibiting little interest in investigating his past associations or exploring the controversies that could have threatened his campaign.
In With the New Alfred S Regnery The American Spectator; Nov 2008; 41, 9; Docstoc pg. 6 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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