Who's Looking Out For You? Themes

Bill O'Reilly (commentator)
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Media Bias

A major theme of this novel is that the major media has a predisposition towards the left or liberal viewpoint on issues. Many demagogues exist at high places in media outlets such as TV stations and newspapers. At this point, they have the ability to shape news coverage to their own viewpoints. This can be purposeful or unconsciously done, but still puts a bias on the news. This bias, or spin as Bill O'Reilly calls it, must be taken into account when doing analysis or making serious decisions based on this news.

Many journalism schools are left-leaning and as such produce graduates of the same nature. This atmosphere has created a circle of graduates eventually learning to teach, yet more graduates, until fairly recently with the coming of talk radio. This world onto itself did not have much in common with "mainstream" America.

To some people, the...

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