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Times Smiles for Tavis Smiley

Cheering on the PBS fixture and liberal advocate: "Tavis Smiley bounded into the Manhattan twilight, fresh from an interview at the Venezuelan embassy with that country's president, Hugo Chávez. ...

ABC Blows Smoke at Audience on Tobacco-on-Film Study

Reporter Nauert left out any critique of study by anti-tobacco advocates who call for R-ratings

The Public Editor Busts Linda Greenhouse

The Times public editor talks tough about Linda Greenhouse's anti-Bush speech at Harvard: "It seems clear to me that Ms. Greenhouse stepped across that line during her speech."

GOP Only "Fashions Itself" as the Party of Lincoln?

Mark Leibovich: "Even though the G.O.P. fashions itself as 'the party of Lincoln' and a promoter of tolerance, it is perceived as hostile by many gay men and lesbians."

Marking Big Labor's Latest Revival & the Focus on "Stagnant Wages" Canard

Greenhouse: "....worker discontent over stagnant wages, shuttered factories, shrinking pensions and the soaring trade deficit." But a fellow reporter noted that hourly wages rose 4 percent in ...

Unemployment Rate Falls, But Times Is Still Pushing Pessimism

Describing a September in which the unemployment rate fell: "For American workers, the job market is starting to look a lot less inviting."

Michelle Malkin's "Questionable Political Graffiti"

Tom Zeller Jr: "This is not to suggest that Ms. Malkin's video would not be particularly offensive to some people. There is little that Ms. Malkin says or does that is not."

Times Asks Fox News Host: "What Political Party Do You Belong To?"

Deborah Solomon on Bill Clinton's rant on Fox News: "I saw it as a genuine expression of feeling."