I know networks put up Falwell, Donohue, Robertson and the like because they get good sound bites, but how many times have the Jim Wallis's been on? It's good to see this now.
I'm thrilled to read through Street Prophets that the United Church of Christ has teamed up with Media Matters to "fight the pronounced tilt toward the Religious Right in mainstream media news....read on
A recent study completed by Media Matters concludes what we have long known to be true: the networks favor the right-wing extremists. In this particular study, an analysis of guests on Sunday Morning talk shows revealed a pronounced bias in the percentage of conservative pundits versus progressives. In fact, the report shows that the networks frequently allow these shows to be used to attacks progressives and their ideas."
Click over to Street Prophets for links to the ad.