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When critics asked if the sex scenes [in HBO's new show, Tell Me You Love Me] were faked or real, actress Michelle Borth became suddenly defensive. We are not porn stars. We're actors, she ...

Fred Thompson's "Trophy Wife"

Plus: Low taxes cause child abuse and a "charismatic" terrorist leader

The New Republic Smears the Troops – With a Hoax?

An article written under a pseudonym defames American soldiers in Iraq with dubious, unverifiable stories of cruelty.

Why is the Bureau of Prisons Squelching a Child Porn Link to Molestation?

Shocking study indicates that 85% of convicted child porn users may have sexually abused minors, more than double the previous estimates.

Harry Potter: The Issue is Parental Responsibility

Moms and dads must teach children to discern the good and the bad messages in the books and movies.

New York Times Gives Comfort to Wall Street Journal Reporters Worried about Murdoch Takeover

Liberal journalists seem to fear losing their safe sanctuary for bias.

Media Let Parents Off the Hook on Childhood Obesity

Are Shrek, Sponge Bob, sugary cereal and pleading children really impossible to resist?

NBC Justifying Vandalism?

A report on the destruction of a Hummer by radical environmentalists takes a distressingly green turn.

How Pornography Undermines Personal Responsibility and Freedom

The political and cultural Left have a deep interest in promoting pornography. Millions of men who might have championed the moral high ground in the public square feel that they dont have the ...

Newsweek Takes a Look at Modesty – but Keeps It at Arm's Length

Shouldn't the editors know intuitively that modesty is a good thing?

Vitter Scandal: Media Swallow Larry Flynt's Line

Quite a contrast to the media hostility when the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth exposed John Kerry as a made-up war hero.

USA Today's Top 25 Medical Events Tell a Sorry Story

Some medical 'advances' respond to, excuse or promote irresponsible behavior.

NBC Coverage of Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal Puts CBS to Shame

Both networks ask what the Catholic church is doing to prevent further abuse, but only one bothers to find the answer.

Where's the Abortion?

Washington Post film critic alleges 'moral hypocrisy' in pro-life message.

CBS Exploits Child Labor Law Loopholes for Ratings

Kid Nation works children 14 hours per day, calls it 'summer camp.'

Throwing Hate Crimes Baloney at Our Troops

The Kennedy-Smith hate crimes bill, SB 1105, is baloney no matter how it's sliced. Trying to stick it on a defense bill is disgusting, devious, inappropriate and gratuitous.

Don't Use the 'A' Word

Media tout condom use, ignore increase in abstinence to explain record low teen birth rate.

Irresponsibility and the Internet

Miss New Jersey pays a price for juvenile shenanigans.

Ads and Condoms and Pigs

CBS and Fox say no to broadcasting Trojan's racy new condom ads -- but what about the rest of their programming?

Beating around the Bush

New York Times, Associated Press use former Surgeon General's charges of censorship to bash Bush, fail to report that Clinton did it too.

Vitter's Prostitution Scandal: One Network Seeks the Lesson, Another Slams an Ideological Enemy

ABC twists the knife in Vitter, while CNN explores changing public expectations of politicians and morality.

Senator Confesses 'Sin,' Accepts Responsibility

The behavior was inexcusable, but Vitter refuses to shift the blame.

Hillary Forgives Republicans of Their Sins

"Her Methodist faith, Mrs. Clinton says, has guided her as she sought to repair her marriage, forgiven some critics who once vilified her and struggled in the bare-knuckles world of politics to ...

ABC News Targets Guns, Omits Facts

ABC's World News Tonight blasts away at middle American gun culture with a few rounds of shoddy science and emotional manipulation.

A Spoonful of Vulgar Helps the Coffee Go Down

NBC's Today treats viewers to some early morning profanity.

Worshiping Gaia and the Goracle

Professionalism goes out the window as Big Media swoons over Al Gore and his Live Earth extravaganza.

ABC Honors the Naturalization of True Immigrant Patriots

161 U.S. military personnel from 54 countries become U.S. citizens in Baghdad on July 4.

Pew Poll on Marriage and Parenthood Reflects Narcissism, Cultural Corrosion

Is marriage about fulfilling adults, or is it about raising children?

Pew Poll: Press Promotes Progressive Results, Conceals Conservative Results

Stories focus on de-linking of childrearing and marriage, but ignore growing opposition to same-sex marriage.

Do The Media Think We're All Bigots?

Nets, press depict immigration bill opponents as conservative racists stirred up by talk radio.