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Sean Penn Blames Media for Failures in Haiti Recovery

Appearing on Monday's CBS Early Show, actor Sean Penn described ongoing relief efforts in Haiti following January's earthquake and condemned the media for its lack of coverage of the disaster ...

CNN's Rick Sanchez: Rails Against Uneducated Conservative Talk Show Hosts Misleading Gullible Listeners

On Friday's Rick's List, CNN's Rick Sanchez attacked conservative economic policy, singling out the right's support for lower tax rates, and complained that "we in America are so easily led to go ...

NBC Reporter Discovers New Immigration Law Causing Illegals to Leave Arizona

NBC's Lee Cowan, on Thursday's NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, discovered a stunning result of Arizona's new immigration policies - illegal immigrants are now leaving the state.

MSNBC's Donny Deutsch Disparages Sarah Palin's 'Mama Grizzlies' Video as 'Insulting' to Women

Donny Deutsch was a lonely man on Thursday's "Morning Joe." The only panelist to decry Sarah Palin's new video designed to galvanize conservative women for the midterm elections, the MSNBC ...

MSNBC Fill-In Host Absurdly Claims Again: Obama a 'Republican President'

For the second day in a row, liberal talk show host and MSNBC guest anchor Cenk Uygur pushed the outlandish notion that President Obama is a conservative. Filling in on July 7 for Dylan Ratigan on ...

NBC Offers Additional 35 Seconds to Story of Controversial Medicare Appointment, ABC, CBS Still Silent

NBC's Nightly News with Brian Williams on Thursday became the first evening news broadcast to cover the recess appointment of Donald Berwick to run Medicare. Anchor Brian Williams asserted that ...

CBS Host Admits Levi Johnston Apology 'Highly Under-Reported'

On Friday's CBS Early Show, fill-in co-host Erica Hill confessed Levi Johnston's apology for making false statements about the Palin family was "highly under-reported." During the 'Early Wrap' ...

Morning Shows Devote 52 Minutes to Lindsay Lohan, a Scant 20 Seconds to Appointment of Controversial Doctor

Over the span of two days, the network morning shows have given just 20 seconds of coverage to the recess appointment of Donald Berwick, a pro-rationing doctor who will run Medicare. In contrast, ...

State Lawmaker Discredits Campbell Brown's 'Misinformation' About Arizona's Immigration Law

Debating the fallout of the Obama administration's attempt to squelch Arizona's popular immigration law before it goes into effect later this month, CNN's Campbell Brown on July 6 challenged a ...

Former Time Reporter Carlson: I Would Vote for Kagan 'Twice'

During the July 2 edition of Bloomberg Television's Political Capital, Bloomberg News columnist Margaret Carlson exalted Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Carlson stated she would vote for Kagan ...
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