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Bill Keller Resigns as NYT Editor, Reporter Hails His 'Great Journalistic Distinction' Really?

In the wake of Bill Keller's surprise resignation as editor of the New York Times, a reporter there hails Keller's "eight years of great journalistic distinction." Times Watch begs to differ (see ...

Chris Matthews: Not Since Abraham Lincoln Has Someone 'Caused' Strife Like Sarah Palin

According to Chris Matthews, Sarah Palin is the most divisive figure since Abraham Lincoln "caused" the Civil War. In an odd historical analogy, the Hardball host marveled at Palin's bus tour: ...

Meet the Times' New Liberal Boss, Jill Abramson, Champion of Anita Hill

Jill Abramson, who will become Times executive editor in September, still holds a grudge over how Anita Hill was treated during the Thomas hearings (and wrote "Strange Justice," a Thomas-hostile ...

NBC Wonders How 'Rising Star' Weiner Can Get Pic Scandal 'Behind Him'

At the top of Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Meredith Vieira worried about the impact of the Twitter photo scandal on Congressman Anthony Weiner's career: "Will the scandal and his response to it ...

Celebrity Planned Parenthood Boosters Ignore Reality

Debate over cutting federal funding for abortion provider highlights divide between stars and reality.

ABC's John Berman: Sarah Palin Makes Mitt Romney Seem 'More Reasonable' and 'More Secure'

Good Morning America correspondent John Berman on Thursday offered a sarcastic take on Sarah Palin's tour, dismissing it as a "magical mystery bus." He also spun a possible 2012 run by Palin as ...

Bill Keller Resigns as Exec. Editor, Reporter Hails His 'Great Journalistic Distinction.' Really?

In the wake of Bill Keller's surprise resignation as editor of the New York Times, a reporter there hails Keller's "eight years of great journalistic distinction." Times Watch begs to differ (see ...

ABC Scurrilously Implies Trimming Federal Spending Will Lead to More Deaths

In a story which ironically included a soundbite from Republican Congressman Paul Ryan denouncing demagoguery on budget decisions, ABC's Jake Tapper on Wednesday night sank to employing some of ...

Unlike ABC and CBS, NBC's Williams Spikes Weinergate Yet Has Time for Christie's Helicopter 'PR Problem'

ABC and CBS on Wednesday night allocated full stories to Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner and the lewd photo sent from his Twitter account, but not the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. ...

NPR Host Decries 'Fairness Bias' - When Media Overcompensate to Conservatives

NPR host Brooke Gladstone admits that journalists are generally more liberal than regular Americans, but she thinks they overcompensate for their bias by giving too much of a voice to conservatives.