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'Far Right' Playwright David Mamet Gets Testy Treatment from NYT Magazine

How sweet of the Times: "David Mamet explains his intellectual shift to the right. The far right." One of Andrew Goldman's questions to the acclaimed playwright: "Sometimes in the book I thought ...

Time's Joe Klein Declares Dem House Win a 'Victory for Socialism,' Later Retracts 'Tongue-in-Cheek' Comment

Appearing on the May 25 edition of MSNBC's Last Word, Time magazine's Joe Klein declared that a Democrat's victory in a New York House election was "a victory for socialism!"

CBS's Smith Wonders If Tea Party 'Losing' Its Appeal, More Sunday Pleas to Raise Taxes

"Do you think the Tea Party is losing some of its appeal?" So Harry Smith cued up a hardly independent guest on Sunday's Face the Nation: Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chair of the DNC. Meanwhile, ...

NBC's Harwood: Palin 'Next to Zero Chance of Being Elected President'

As broadcast news programs over the weekend gave attention to Sarah Palin's bus tour which was viewed as a possible prelude to a presidential run, NBC correspondent John Harwood had one of the ...

After Predicting No Israeli Objections to Obama's Mideast Speech, CNN's Zakaria Hits Netanyahu for Objecting

After proclaiming that he would be "surprised if anyone in Israel" objected to Obama's Middle East speech, CNN's Fareed Zakaria ripped Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his refusal to ...

On Saturday Night C-SPAN Will Air the MRC's 'DisHonors Awards'

Saturday night (May 28) C-SPAN will air the Media Research Center's "DisHonors Awards," and presentation of the "William F. Buckley Jr. Award for Media Excellence," which took place May 7 at the ...

Morning Shows Tout White House Claim that 'Distraction' Sarah Palin Is 'Re-Election Insurance'

Covering the growing buzz that Sarah Palin might mount a 2012 presidential campaign, the morning shows on Friday repeated liberal talking points proclaiming that it would be a disaster. Good ...

NBC's Gregory: Paul Ryan is 'Hurting the Republican Party' With Medicare Reform Push

Appearing on Friday's NBC Today, Meet the Press host David Gregory largely dismissed the possibility of Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan entering the 2012 presidential race: "He's got some of his ...

Blame the Right for Everything: Times Ludicrously Labels 9-11 Truthers 'Right-Wing'

Right-wing Truthers? "...the station canceled [Bill] Weinberg's program...after he accused WBAI of promoting fringe right-wing commentators and conspiracy theories claiming that the United States ...

Times Ignores Sen. Reid's Patriot Act Hypocrisy, Embraces the Act in Obama Era

The Times has certainly become more comfortable with the Patriot Act since the Bush administration: "Patriot Act Battle Could Hinder Investigators." But a 2005 story on extending a Patriot Act ...