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Still Swerving Around the "Partial-Birth Abortion" Label

The Times avoids the "provocative" (but accurate) label of "partial-birth abortion" in headlines, while fencing the phrase with quotation marks in stories.

Media Fret About Abortion Restriction

The liberal media were wringing their hands in anguish about the loss of abortion rights as they reported the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision Wednesday upholding a ban on partial-birth abortions.

BusinessWeek Credits 'Savvier Media' With Silencing Warming Opposition

Magazine also praises corporations that have 'come around' to promote carbon caps.

"What Opponents of the Procedure Call...."

The procedure that shall not be named: Partial-birth abortion.

Is Gun Control Back in Play? The Times Hopes So

Will the massacre at Virginia Tech cause the Times' hostility toward guns to flame up again?

A Pulitzer Prize for Evasive Reporting?

Andrea Elliott's series on a Brooklyn-based Muslim imam won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing - but suffers from a lack of curiosity about the unflattering sides of its subject matter.

Green Day(s) All Year 'Round

Media uncritically report on climate change rallies, protests and concerts without pausing to count the cost to businesses and individuals.

PTC: TV Networks Get 'F' for Ratings

New study shows networks fail to warn parents about program content