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ABC and NBC Starstruck by 'Patented Michelle (Obama) Power'

ABC and NBC have delivered fawning coverage of First Lady Michelle Obama's visit this week to South Africa and Botswana, oozing over the "celebrity" and "excitement" of the "patented Michelle ...

No Liberals on the Supreme Court?

From an angry Times lead editorial: "Wal-Mart got what it wanted from the court - unanimous dismissal of the suit as the plaintiffs presented it - and more from the five conservative justices, who ...

Times Finally Finds a Place to Cut Spending: Afghanistan

The Times finally finds a place to cut government spending. Michael Cooper: "[The resolution] was nonetheless a remarkable signal of both the nation's spreading war weariness and the lingering ...

American Library Association Supports WikiLeaks Suspect Manning

Librarian group's backing is not just for gay propagandists any more.

Happy Father's Day, Sperm Donor

Sunday's front-page brought us this joyous sentence, teasing a 4,000-word profile of an alternative family: "In Brooklyn, a single mother, her son, her sperm donor and his lover are helping to ...

After Touting Huntsman's Promise to be 'Civil,' ABC Slams Republican with Obama Talking Points

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday played up presidential candidate Jon Huntsman's promise for "a civil campaign" and an ABC graphic reminded, "Huntsman's Promise to be ...

NBC Picks on Supposed Republican Stumbles Before Showing Obama Soothing a Baby

On Tuesday night, NBC highlighted a series of stumbles by Republican presidential candidates, none of them all that significant (Romney having $100 bills in his wallet and Perry referring to ...

NYT's Front-Page Hit on Clarence Thomas's 'Ethically Sensitive Friendship' All Fizzle

3,000 words on Sunday's New York Times front page about alleged ethical questions surrounding Justice Clarence Thomas add up to...not much: "The project throws a spotlight on an unusual, and ...

NY Times Celebrates 'Euphoric Moment' for Gay Marriage in New York State, Cheerleads For Legalization

When it comes to gay issues, the Times tossing away journalism in favor of frothy anecdotes like Shaila Dewan's unjournalistic celebration of the possible legalization on the possible imminent ...

NYT's Front-Page Hit on Clarence Thomas's 'Ethically Sensitive Friendship' All Fizzle

3,000 words on Sunday's front page about alleged ethical questions surrounding Justice Clarence Thomas add up to...not much: "The project throws a spotlight on an unusual, and ethically sensitive, ...