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Ex-CBS Anchor Dan Rather Worried About 'Accountability' of Internet Journalism

In a Monday interview on MediaBistro.com's weekly video series Media Beat, disgraced former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather shared his concerns over the credibility of internet journalism: "The ...

Pelosi Finishes Last Among Today Viewers' Choice for Person of the Year

In advance of Time magazine's Person of the Year choice being revealed on Wednesday's show, NBC's Today show brought on managing editor Richard Stengel yesterday, to reveal the seven finalists, ...

MSNBC Graphics Fret About Joe Lieberman, 'The Spoiler' Who Is 'Blowing' Health Care Reform

Some of the clearest examples of MSNBC's liberal bias can be found in the onscreen graphics selected for the network's programming. In the span of 20 minutes on Tuesday, three such Morning Meeting ...

Gibson's Reminiscing Humanizes Obama and Biden as He Re-Runs Whacks at Reagan and Palin

Beginning his last week as anchor of ABC's World News before retiring on Friday, Charles Gibson ended his final Monday newscast by reminiscing about the political stories he's covered over his ...

NY Times Laments Media Bias....at the Wall Street Journal

Let no one say the New York Times is blind to media bias. It's uncovered it at the (conservative) New York Post and (conservative) Fox News - although admissions of the paper's own clear liberal ...

ABC's Charles Gibson Swears: 'I Carry No Water for Obama,' Highlights 'Amazing Moment' of 2008 Victory

World News anchor Charles Gibson appeared on Monday's edition of The View to tout his own objectivity and to swear, "I'm very fond of John McCain. I carry no water for Obama." Speaking of the 2008 ...

Today Previews Final Nominees for Time's Person of the Year

Time's managing editor Richard Stengel joined Meredith, Matt, Ann and Al, on Monday's Today, to play a guessing game of who will become his magazine's Person of the Year and praised one of the ...

On Today: James Cameron Reveals Liberal Propaganda in Avatar

Prompted by NBC's Meredith Vieira, on Monday's Today show, Avatar director James Cameron revealed the liberal undertones in his new blockbuster as he told the Today co-anchor the plot centers on ...

CBS: Obama West Point Speech 'Contradictory;' Health Care Bill 'Incomprehensible'

In an unusually tough interview with President Obama on Sunday's 60 Minutes on CBS, correspondent Steve Kroft described the President's West Point speech as being "greeted with a great deal of ...

Lauer to Steele: Will President's Stocking Be 'Empty On Christmas Day?'

NBC's Matt Lauer, on Monday's Today show, in his first question to RNC Chair Michael Steele, asked if opponents to Barack Obama's health care reform bill, were going to deprive the President of ...
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