Media Bias

At Real Clear Politics: TV Shows Push Gun Control Myths — in Sync With Biden

18 Feb , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece on media bias at Real Clear Politics.

Last week, the Biden administration promised gun control groups that it will soon roll out a massive push for limits on firearm purchases and other measures. President Biden reiterated that promise on Sunday. And the television networks aren’t waiting to lay the groundwork for this effort.

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CBS’s NCIS LA again shows bad things happen if you own a gun

18 Feb , 2021   Video

This episode of CBS’s NCIS LA pushes a common Michael Bloomberg theme on women and guns (Season 12 Episode 10, February 14, 2021). A woman explains to the NCIS LA agents that she has a gun for protection, but the gun was stolen. She says that she never thought that one of the people she knew would steal it, and Marty Deeks (played by Eric Christian Olsen) says in exasperation: “We never do.”…

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Never a successful Civilian defensive gun use on NBC: Woman fails to use a gun to protect herself

4 Feb , 2021   Video

NBC’s Chicago PD has a long history of trying to convince people that they shouldn’t try to use a gun defensively. When gang members threatened a civilian, the police tried to convince him to leave his gun at home (Season 5, Episode 13, 2018). When he doesn’t, it results in him getting murdered.…

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More CBS Bias Against Guns: Even A Locked Gun Safe Doesn’t Stop A Daughter From using a Father’s Gun in a mass public shooting

3 Feb , 2021   Video

On CBS’s FBI Most Wanted (S2 E4 January 19, 2021), a woman steals his father’s gun from a lock box at home and attempts a mass public shooting. The father attempts to justify owning the gun to protect his family, but the message is obvious: parents may think that they have a gun for safety, but the gun will be used for bad purposes and they should be afraid of guns in the home even if they are locked in a safe.…

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Television Show Bias against guns: ABC’s in The Fix every time the gun used in self-defense something goes wrong

11 May , 2019   Video

Each time Maya Travis (Robin Tunney), who plays the show’s lead, tries to use a gun in self-defense something goes wrong. Previously, in the first episode, she almost shot her boyfriend Riv (Marc Blucas) because she thought that he is an intruder. Now when she is being stalked by some unknown person, she starts carrying her gun, only to have it stolen after she leaves her car.…

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Television Show Bias against guns: On NBC’s Chicago Med Doctor’s gun gets stolen and it is used to shoot a young man

24 Mar , 2019   Video

In Episode 12 of Season 4, Natalie (Torrey DeVitto) asks Will (Nick Gehlfuss) to move back in with her. But she has a condition: he must get rid of his gun. His handgun has been a major, long-standing problem between them, and this time Will finally relents. But he changes his mind upon entering the police station, and turns around to put the gun in his car.…

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