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1912 Cartoon on Media Bias

For those of you that think so-called “media bias” is something new and unique to our 24-hour media landscape, check out this classic cartoon about the difference in coverage a Teddy Roosevelt meeting received.

The cartoon was drawn by Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist John T. McCutcheon, who is known as the “Dean of American Cartoonists”, and appeared in the Chicago Tribune on May 13, 1912.

As you can see, the more things change, the more they stay the same…