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Obama Gets a Warm Embrace from Fox...Well Not FNC, But a Fox Show

It wasn't on the Fox News Channel (FNC) nor a Fox News production carried on Fox (such as Fox News Sunday), but President Barack Obama received a warm and appreciative session with John Walsh, ...

CBS Drama Showcases Blank Book that Mocks Palin as Empty-Headed Dunce

On this past Tuesday's episode of The Good Wife on CBS, viewers were treated to a scene in which a ballistics expert opens a gift, from a partner of a law firm, to find a book about Sarah Palin ...

Michael Moore: 250,000 Killed in Haiti Because It's an Unregulated 'Republican's Paradise'

Left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore, appearing on Friday night's Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO to plug the DVD release of his Capitalism: A Love Story screed, cited the 250,000 killed in Haiti, ...

ABC Finally Catches Up with Democratic Scandals; Flashback: 152 Stories on Foley

ABC's World News on Friday night finally caught up with burgeoning Democratic scandals, though hardly showing the same zeal as when the networks incessantly focused on Republican Congressman Mark ...

You Read It Here First: Media Pick-Ups of MRC Studies

Fox News host Sean Hannity picked up on MRC's study showing ABC gave six times more time to the outcry over Jim Bunning's attempt to slow the deficit than the scandal involving Charlie Rangel; ...

CNN Blog Attacks Black Pro-Lifers, Continues Liberal Trend

The Anderson Cooper 360 blog on CNN.com capped a leftward trend during the week of March 1 with a post on Friday from Obama supporter Tanya Acker, who accused pro-life activists of "racial ...

MSNBC Bashes GOP For Using 'Politics of Fear'

Throughout the day on Thursday, MSNBC hosts repeatedly slammed the Republican Party over an RNC fundraising memo that poked fun at Democrats and their left-wing agenda.

Lauer Previews Exclusive Sitdown with Karl 'The Divider' Rove on Today

On Friday's Today show NBC's Matt Lauer offered viewers a sneak peak of next week's exclusive interview with Karl Rove in a highlighted portion of the interview Lauer asked Rove if he was pleased ...

NBC Nightly News Leads with Brush Back Against Rove on Rationale for Iraq War

The night before NBC's Today show on Friday had an "exclusive" with Karl Rove to plug his new book, 'Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight' in which he assured readers ...

ABC Devotes Almost Six Times More Coverage to Jim Bunning's Non-scandal Than to Charlie Rangel's Actual Scandal

Over the last three days, ABC's World News devoted almost six times as much coverage to Senator Jim Bunning and his temporary hold-up of an unemployment bill as the program did for the ongoing ...
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