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Friday, February 28, 2014
WND's Unruh Still Can't Be Bothered To Report Both Sides Of A Story
Topic: WorldNetDaily

WorldNetDaily's Bob Unruh has never been interested in reporting with any modicum of fairness on views he doesn't agree with (when he mentions those views at all), and that tendency shows up again in a Feb. 25 article.

In it, Unruh frames the issue of transgender rights for public school students through the eyes of its opponents, as the lead paragraph of his article makes all too clear:

Opponents of California’s radical “coed bathroom law,” which allows public school students to choose whether to identify themselves as boys or girls, are vowing to continue their fight even though state officials claimed they did not turn in enough signatures to have voters decide the issue.

WND has regularly parroted right-wing fearmongering about transgenders by uncritically portraying the issue as being about "coed bathrooms" and showers.

Unruh lavishes attention of the anti-transgender views of Brad Dacus of the right-wing Pacific Justice Institute, a serial misinformer who peddles anti-gay views. Unruh makes no effort whatsoever to talk to a supporter of transgender rights.

Unruh also throws in the views of his equally anti-gay superior at WND, David Kupelian, complaining that transgenderism is being "de-pathologized" and no longer considered a "mental disorder."

Posted by Terry K. at 12:42 AM EST

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