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Bernard Goldberg

Bernard GoldbergAKA Bernard Richard Goldberg

Born: 31-May-1945
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Bias

Veteran of CBS News for nearly thirty years, whose career there ended with the publication of his work Bias, a New York Times bestseller. The book purported to demonstrate the "liberal bias" pervading American news media. Of course, the content of the news media itself is entirely driven by capitalistic forces. Goldberg has turned into somewhat of a conservative gadfly. An appearance on The Daily Show to promote his book 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (see Bernard Goldberg's List) did not go so well -- the utter irrelevance of his book was painfully highlighted. Very few conservatives made the list -- even obvious candidates such as Ann Coulter (who recommended the use of nukes in the days immediately after 9/11) are excluded -- and many of the "liberals" listed have been out of power or influence for many years: Jimmy Carter is ranked sixth.

Wife: Nancy Solomon (one son, one daughter)
Son: Brian
Daughter: Catherine

    University: Rutgers University (1967)

    Emmy (eight various awards)
    Global Warming Skeptics

    CBS (CBS News, joined 1972, 30 year career)
    Real Sports Correspondent (1999-)

    A League of Ordinary Gentlemen (5-May-2004) · Himself

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Author of books:
Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News (2001, media studies)
Arrogance: Rescuing America from the Media Elite (2003, politics)
100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (And Al Franken Is #37) (2005, politics)
Crazies to the Left of Me, Wimps to the Right: How One Side Lost Its Mind and the Other Lost Its Nerve (2007, politics)
A Slobbering Love Affair: The True (and Pathetic) Story of the Torrid Romance Between Barack Obama and the Mainstream Media (2008, politics)

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