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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.

Martin Bashir: Sarah Palin's Bus Tour a 'Breach of Federal Law'

MSNBC's Martin Bashir on May 31 insisted that Sarah Palin's bus tour amounts to a "breach of a federal law." Anchoring his eponymous program, Bashir scolded: "In fact, the whole thing could be in ...

NBC's Curry Whines About Palin's 'Bad Relationship' with Media, 'Not Playing Well' With GOP

On Wednesday's NBC Today, fill-in co-host Ann Curry fretted over Sarah Palin not sucking up to the press, complaining "[she] seems to delight in having a bad relationship with what she calls the ...

Times Pushes Tornadoes As Economic Stimulus

Frederic Bastiat, call your office: "There is no silver lining to a funnel cloud, as anyone who survived the tornadoes can attest, but reconstruction can help rebuild local economies as well as ...

Jackie Calmes: Republicans Don't Understand How Important Increasing Debt Limit Is

Jackie Calmes on those dumb Republicans insisting on fiscal accountability: "Many Republicans have also made comments indicating that they do not understand or do not care that an increase in the ...