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The Scoundrel Song of David Banner

No matter how pornographic his lyrics, no matter how many kids he helps to corrupt, no matter how callously he maligns fellow citizens as niggas and hoes and no matter how coarsely he portrays ...

Will the Media Cover THIS Story?

Will public nudity and sexual acts performed in broad daylight in San Francisco streets, while police stand by doing nothing, generate headlines on national newscasts?

The Death of Sportsmanship

Rutgers University is known as the birthplace of college football, but in the last few weeks it's seemed more like the deathplace of sportsmanship.

Kid Nation Ties for Top Ratings

Viewers attracted by adorable children or train wreck hype?

Media Juiced on Celebrity Hype

Camp O.J. has taken over Las Vegas.

"Resegregation" in Alabama Schools (and in Omaha Too?)

Guilt by association: "Tuscaloosa, where George Wallace once stood defiantly in the schoolhouse door to keep blacks out of the University of Alabama...."

Embarrassing Celebrity Pundits

A key measure we have for punditry in our political culture is fame, not a display of any brains.

Rutgers Fans' Abuse of Navy Players Elicits Media Yawn

Journalists leaped to the defense of the Rutgers women's basketball players, but Navy men's football players seem to be fair game.

Kathy Griffin's Unfunny Jesus Joke

Comedienne crosses the line by mocking Christ while accepting an Emmy award.
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