slant in favor of (someone or something)

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slant in favor of (someone or something)

1. To hold, represent, or play into a bias in favor or support of someone or something. While the newspaper typically slants in favor of more conservative viewpoints, it has come out in support of the governor's plan to increase taxes. The group has always slanted in favor of federal deregulation and the autonomy of citizens, being very vocal in its opposition of governmental control or interference.
2. To write or present something in such a way as to form, represent, or play into a bias in favor or support of someone or something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "slant" and "in." Please try to keep your writing neutral—we don't want you slanting your articles in favor of any politicians or political parties. Purporting itself to simply be presenting facts, it's pretty clear the director has slanted the documentary in favor of the convicts who claim they were framed by the state.
See also: favor, of, slant
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