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NPR Falsely Claims Vieira 'Passively' Dealt With Trump's Birtherism

On Wednesday's All Things Considered, NPR's David Folkenflik erroneously claimed that NBC's Meredith Vieira "notably failed to contradict Donald Trump or others casting doubt on where Mr. Obama ...

Times Flubs Timeline of 'Birther' Myth: First Spread by Hillary Clinton Supporters in 2008

A front-page story said Obama's release of his birth certificate "allowed him to cast his political opponents as focused on the trivial at a time when the nation is facing more important issues," ...

Jake Tapper Highlights Obama's 'Untruth' About Pro-Birther Bias Online, But Skips It on ABC Broadcast

After Barack Obama bitterly complained that the "birther" issue dominated the news instead of the budget, ABC News correspondent Jake Tapper on Wednesday exposed an "untruth" by the President ...

CBS: Ryan Budget Opponents 'Poignant'; Touted 'Nasty' Tea Parties in 2009

CBS's Early Show on Wednesday played up how opponents of Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan shouted down GOP representatives at recent town hall meetings, but downplayed them as "less than friendly," ...

Royal Disaster: Networks Obsess Over Wedding, Barely Mention Mexico Drug Violence

Fawning coverage of British nuptials outpaces reporting of Mexican drug war victims.

CNN Features Kindergartner as Victim of Gov. Christie's Budget Cuts

CNN's Deborah Feyerick took the offensive Tuesday and emphasized the negative effects of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's cuts to education funding. Feyerick highlighted the plight of an ...

Times Uses Wikileaks to Discredit Guantanamo Bay

The Times lead on Monday continues the paper's criticism of Guantanamo Bay: "The murkiness of the secret intelligence - and the fact that interrogators gathered much of their information from the ...

MSNBC Touts 'Reasonable' Obama on Birth Certificate, Gregory Chides 'Low-Minded' RNC Chairman

Meet the Press host David Gregory on Wednesday derided the Republican National Committee Chairman as "low-minded" for his response to the release of Barack Obama's long-form birth certificate. ...

Even Liberals Think Paul Krugman's a Little Paranoid

Too true: "But Krugman's writing voice sarcastic, data-driven, flecked with just a little bit of maybe-there's-a-bomb-in-the-wastebasket zeal - was perfect for the Internet....There are times, ...

CBS's Cordes Charges Ryan's Plan Undermined by 'Big Tax Cut for the Wealthy'

Picking up from flustered colleague Bob Schieffer, who on the April 17 Face the Nation demanded of Congressman Paul Ryan, "Why do these rich people need another tax cut? I mean, they're already ...