HELEN There is no doubt about the media having a liberal bias. What is not so widely known outside of academia is that this bias exists even more strongly in our education system here in the United States. I have personal knowledge of a paleontology post-grad student working for his Ph.D. who knows that he will get kicked out of the program if it is known he is a creationist. In the meantime, he is earning top marks. Stories like this are not uncommon. Recently, however, there has been a case making prominent headlines which may be going to court over this issue. Below in the article quoted it is discussed in a far more interesting manner than I could present here. The author is an ex-Communist... from http://worldmag.com/world/issue/02-15-03/closing_2.asp This might be a good place to mention the number of times organizations like Institute of Creation Research or Answers in Genesis are ridiculed for simply putting their statement of belief on their front pages of their publications and the idea that those who write for them and work for them must subscribe to this belief statement. At least these organizations are honest and ethical about what they are doing. The same cannot really be said for mainstream academia in most cases, nor for mainstream publications.