Tim Graham

Director of Media Analysis
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Hailing the First 'Great' Transgender TV Show

Hollywood loves to paint itself as rebellious, but more and more, it succumbs to a rigid orthodoxy. It’s gone from enforcing the Hays Code to enforcing the Gays Code.
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Reagan Had It Easy in the Cold War?

They don’t hand out master’s degrees in revisionist history, but if they did, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman might deserve one.
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Jay Carney's Pinocchio Problem

Can Carney truly offer “invaluable” commentary when the media themselves know that he used his White House podium to spout falsehoods  to the press?
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Cancel the Unethical 'Daily Show'

It claims to be a “fake news” show that satirizes what’s wrong with news. It could be that – but it isn’t. It is everything that is wrong about today’s snarky liberal media elite.
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Feminists Demand TV Agit-Prop

Fox star Mindy Kaling committed a gaffe among the Hollywood Left by telling a Flare magazine interviewer she had no plans to address what the magazine called “the American right’s current war ...
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Gallup Poll Shows All-Time Low In Public Confidence In Media

The pollsters at Gallup reported Wednesday that Americans' confidence in the media's ability to report "the news fully, accurately, and fairly" has dropped to its previous all-time low of 40 ...
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Obama Is Carter, Not Reagan

Even Obama's natural allies don't see a Reaganesque titan in the White House.
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David Limbaugh's Case for Christianity

David Limbaugh has written a book that departs dramatically from his recent tomes on the worst excesses of the Obama presidency. “Jesus On Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel” ...
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Journalists In Screech Advocacy Mode

On any issue, there's always the spin, especially in the "analysis" reports where "journalists" go in screech advocacy mode while projecting a sober, dispassionate tone.
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When Child Sex Abuse Isn't News

In England, in one town, at least 1,400 children, some as young as 11, were groomed for sexual exploitation and rape (even gang rape). But the abusers were Pakistani Muslims.
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Jon Stewart and Anti-Semitism

Mark Levin was right to call Jon Stewart a "clown" and his satirical bashing of Israel in the Gaza war "putrid."
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Exploiting the 'Sex Box'

The "We TV" channel plans a new show in 2015 called "Sex Box." It's another attempt to "help" Americans with their reluctance to talk about sex.
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Obama Spurns the Optics Police

If picking on vacation optics is cheap “politics as usual,” then journalists should look at themselves as serial offenders, at least when the president’s epublican.
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Obama Satire? Still Unacceptable

Increasingly, Obama is seen as a national embarrassment, and yet the utter lack of zinging satire remains.
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The Media's Sharpton Agenda In Ferguson

Some 400,000 civilians have been murdered in Darfur, but one death of a black man in Missouri allegedly due to white police brutality is infinitely more newsworthy.
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Overdoing the Death of Robin Williams

The first rule of coroner public relations ought to be “never seem to enjoy sharing the specifics on someone’s death."
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What John Walsh Plagiarism Fiasco?

Newly appointed Sen. John Walsh announced he would not run for his seat in November after The New York Times exposed his academic fraud. Network coverage? Next to zero.
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The Mockery of 'Black Jesus'

It's always easy to mock Jesus Christ in Hollywood. The Adult Swim channel's latest attempt is "Black Jesus," a pot-smoking foul-mouthed Son of God.
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Still Kicking Nixon Around

While every Clinton scandal is automatically “old news,” Watergate never fades as a liberal-media fascination center.
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Hollywood Plays Around With Virginity

To the entertainment elites, virgins are fascinating -- because they're so abnormal and twisted.