"Over 78 percent more negative news stories discussed a recession when the economy under a Republican was soaring than occurred under a Democrat when the economy was shrinking. …
The media’s focus on the negative side of everything surely helps explain people’s pessimism. In a recent interview Fox’s Neil Cavuto claimed this bias ‘is all part of the media’s plan to get a Democrat in the White House.'"
-- John R. Lott, Jr.
Author, University of Maryland Senior Research Scientist