OH, PLEASE: Reporter Says Journalists Are Liberal Because Left-Wingers Have Higher IQ

Published on February 3, 2014

A reporter for a widely-watched Israeli television news program has suggested that more journalists have a liberal political outlook because they possess higher intelligence.

Ilan Lukatch, the culture reporter for Channel 2 News, received a question on his Facebook page last week inquiring, “How many people at Channel 2 affiliate with the political right?”

According to The Times of Israel, Lukatch replied, “I will not give you a list of names, for obvious reasons, but there are right-wingers.”

“Of course there are more on the left, but that’s because there’s correlation between one’s IQ and political leaning, and senior figures in the media are generally above average,” he wrote.

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