Lincoln on Media Bias

“These political fiends are not sick enough yet. Party malice, and not public good possess them entirely.”

Letter to Henry Raymond, November 28, 1860

“Please pardon me for suggesting that if papers like yours which have heretofore garbled and misrepresented what I have said, will now fully and fairly place it before their readers, there can be no further misunderstanding.”

Letter to N.P. Paschall, November 16, 1860


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