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favoring one person or side over another

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For more than 20 years, researchers have identified a phenomenon called "hostile media perception", which means readers and viewers are inclined to think that journalists are biased against their particular point of view.
That Iraqi oil won't pay the bills is biased against Bush.
These biased ligands provide an enhanced level of drug specificity which allows enhanced efficacy or decreased side effects to be designed into the drug candidate.
Unfortunately, the study offers a misleading set of results engineered from biased assumptions (since manipulating one's premises is the most effective, hidden way to get desired answers), produced by a biased source.
At the opposite extreme from Keller's perfect toss is a completely biased toss, in which the coin stays flat while in the air.
When all three raters agreed that an item contained biased content based upon one of these three criteria that item was determined to be a "symptom item.
This led to a geographically biased sample, unless the population density of males approximately 20-40 years of age happened to correspond with the catchment areas for testicular cancer of the hospitals used for the recruitment of cases, weighted by the number of cases for each one.
However, in Wiatt's response, filed on his behalf by Superior Court Counsel Frederick Bennett, the judge maintains that only ``extrajudicial'' biased opinions are grounds for a judge's dismissal.
If the data cannot be retrieved or the process is too costly, the sample win become biased to the extent of the missing data.
However, the historical performance of the best rule (s) is upwardly biased - a combined effect of randomness and data mining.
3 percent were classified as anti-male homosexual biased.
Still more recently, it has been suggested that, the use of GAMs to analyze time-series data results in air pollution risk estimates being biased upward and that concurvity in the rime-series data results in standard error estimates being biased downward.
Their claim is that the jurists are biased against deputy public defenders and their clients.
Steepleton wrote, "Despite counseling, admonishment and warnings over the past five years, you have ignored this duty and consistently produced biased and one-sided reporting which promotes your own personal views.
In a previous study we showed that broods from the viviparous eelpout (Zoarces viviparus) were significantly male biased in 1998 in the vicinity of a large kraft pulp mill on the Swedish Baltic coast.