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Third Runners-Up Quotes in the MRC's Best of NQ Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting

The third runners-up quotes in the MRC's "Best Notable Quotables of 2009: The Twenty-Second Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting." Today's quotes include: "The Republican National ...

Tina Brown: Limbaugh 'Like the Bad Fairy at Sleeping Beauty's Christening'

The Daily Beast's Tina Brown targeted Rush Limbaugh for ruining 2009, particularly after Obama's inauguration, on Thursday's Today show on NBC, blaming him for the "big discord and toxic ...

ABC's Wright Offers Sarcasm in Story on Conservative Criticism of Obama on Terrorism

ABC on Wednesday night reported on criticism from the right of how President Barack Obama is addressing terrorism, but correspondent David Wright tried to discredit the critics' points by reacting ...

Boston Herald's Film Reviewer Baffled Gore's Movie Didn't Propel Him Into Presidency

Naming his ten best movies of "the first decade of the 21st century," Boston Herald film reviewer James Verniere on Tuesday in his list, "Closing credits: As decade fades to black, 10 films ...

MSNBC.com Analyst: Palin's 'Reality Show' Life Not Good for Grandson

MSNBC.com's Steve Adubato went so far to compare Sarah Palin's notoriety to a reality show during a segment on Wednesday's Today show on NBC. Adubato acted as an apologist for Levi Johnston's move ...

Second Runners-Up Quotes in the MRC's Best of NQ Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting

The second runners-up quotes in the MRC's "Best Notable Quotables of 2009: The Twenty-Second Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting." Today's quotes include Newsweek: "Spock's cool, ...

ABC News Reporter to Marry Obama's Top Budget Aide

Just when you thought journalists could not possibly get any cozier with the Obama administration, it was revealed that ABC News economics and business reporter Bianna Golodryga, a regular ...

NBC Groups Palin With 'Flabby Thighs, Cheap Men' on 2009 'Purge' List

On Tuesday's Today show, NBC's Jenna Wolfe singled out Sarah Palin and grouped her with "flabby thighs, cheap men, [and] rude people" as subjects some people chose to ritually "purge" from their ...

First Runners-Up Quotes in the MRC's Best of NQ Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting

The first runners-up quotes in the MRC's "Best Notable Quotables of 2009: The Twenty-Second Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting." Quotes today include: Newsweek's cover adulation: "The ...

No Surprise: Liberal Supreme Court Reporter Linda Greenhouse Donated to Obama Campaign

Former New York Times Supreme Court reporter Linda Greenhouse donated to the Obama campaign, she revealed in a nytimes.com column on stringent restrictions on campaign speech. That comes as no ...
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