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Surprise: A Long, Respectful Profile of Sarah Palin in the New York Times Magazine

Times Magazine writer Robert Draper provides some context to the media's anti-Palin caricature: "The caricature of Palin as a vapid, winking, press-averse clotheshorse proved irresistible to ...

Olbermann: FNC & Conservatives 'Close to Playing w/ Its Own Poop,' 'Better Off' if GOP Reps 'Didn't Live in This Country'

On Thursday's Countdown show on MSNBC, after guest Howard Fineman of the Huffington Post predicted that Republican Congressmen would not agree to extend unemployment benefits, host Keith Olbermann ...

CBS Early Show Declares Auto Bailout a Success, Celebrates 'GM's Big Comeback'

At the top of Thursday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith cheered the public trading of General Motors stock as evidence that Obama administration's bailout of the auto industry had worked: ...

Joy Behar Insists Biblical View on Homosexuality Leads to Bullying

ABC's "The View" hosted pastor Joel Osteen Tuesday, author of the book The Christmas Spirit ' but the conversation took a controversial turn and went from Christmas to homosexuality. Co-host Joy ...

'Small-Government Conservative' Scarborough Favors Federal Intervention On Distracted Driving, Raising Driving Age to 18

The co-hosts of MSNBC's Morning Joe pleaded with the Secretary of Transportation Tuesday for federally mandated devices in cars that would scramble cell phone reception, as well as for raising the ...

Zernike Claims Her Slanted Tea Party Book Was 'as Objective as Possible a Look'

Kate Zernike says she tried to be objective in "Boiling Mad," her book about the Tea Party: "I've just written this book that very consciously tried to come up through the middle...there was merit ...

CBS: Lisa Murkowski 'Not Beholden' to GOP 'Who Turned Their Backs on Her'

On Thursday's CBS Early Show, correspondent Nancy Cordes reported on Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski declaring victory in her write-in bid for reelection and portrayed her as a victim of the GOP: ...

CBS Spins Civilian Court Debacle of Detainee as a Setback for the 'Government,' No Mention of Obama

Of the three morning shows on Thursday, only CBS left out any mention of Barack Obama or Attorney General Eric Holder while reporting on the nearly complete acquittal of a former Guantanamo Bay ...

Lauer to Lisa Murkowski: Will You Stand Up to Republicans Who Want Obama to Fail?

NBC's Matt Lauer, on Thursday's Today show, invited on Alaskan Senator Lisa Murkowski to applaud her presumptive write-in ballot win over Republican candidate Joe Miller and asked if she would now ...

Times Makes Sure Some Conservative Donors Give Till It Hurts

All the news fit to print leaves out the man who loaned the paper $250 million.