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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 ...

Winning Quotes in the MRC's Best of NQ Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting

The winning quotes in the MRC's "Best Notable Quotables of 2009: The Twenty-Second Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting." The awards issue was posted, with videos, on Monday, December 21, ...

Mitchell Hails Success of 'Obama Doctrine,' Palin's Wallace-Like Appeal 'Does Frighten Me'

On Sunday's Meet the Press, NBC's Andrea Mitchell insisted the "Obama Doctrine" has "borne fruit," but "it is not perceived yet" - though the President has already "united the world behind the ...

ABC's Sawyer Touts Robert Byrd's Dedication to 'Health Care Champion' Kennedy

On Thursday's World News, ABC anchor Diane Sawyer took the time to devote an entire story to 92-year-old Democratic Senator Robert Byrd's health bill vote, which he dedicated to the late Ted ...

Fox Newswatch Highlights Couric and Klein in MRC's Awards for Worst Reporting

Saturday's Fox Newswatch on FNC highlighted two "winners" in the MRC's "Best Notable Quotables of 2009: The 22nd Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting." Viewers were treated to Katie Couric ...

MSNBC: GOP 'Grinches' Stealing Christmas, Being 'Mean' Over ObamaCare

Early in the 1PM ET hour on MSNBC on Tuesday, anchor Norah O'Donnell pressed New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg on Republican efforts to slow down passage of ObamaCare: "You guys are going to ...

Couric Touts How 'Most of Us Are Ready to Say Good Riddance' to Past Decade

More than a year before the end of "the first decade of the 21st century," Katie Couric publicized a non-CBS News poll which, she relayed, found "as we get ready to close the chapter on the first ...
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