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Flashback: Reacting to MRC, ABC News Chief Westin Apologized for 'No Opinion' on Whether Pentagon Was 'Legitimate' 9/11 Target

Reporting ABC News President David Westin's plan to step down at the end of the year, the Washington Post's Howard Kurtz noted "some early missteps" during his tenure, such as "a comment after the ...

Looking Back at Schorr's Goldwater-Nazi Axis CBS Evening News Hit Piece

Daniel Schorr's passing on Friday reminded me of the kind of assaults CBS News unleashed on conservatives before there were any countervailing forums available. A 2001 Weekly Standard article ...

Shame That 'Compelling Evidence' Lincoln Was Gay Won't Make It Into Texas Textbooks

The Times' answer to the educational culture wars: "Perhaps a big, gay dance party is what it will take to help the intractable sides find common ground."

After Friday Sentencing, Flashback: Newspapers Painted Spies for Cuba as Endearing Elderly Couple

On Friday, Kendall and Gwendolyn Myers, who spied for Cuba, were sentenced to prison terms, an action which the Washington Post described as "a grim ending to the Myerses' idealistic embrace of ...

Bill Maher Goes Out with Another Conspiracy: 'We Need a War All the Time So We Can...Buy Oil'

HBO's Bill Maher insisted "I'm not trying to be a conspiracy theorist," but then proceeded to assert the Defense Department "uses more oil than anywhere else to kill people in the Middle East to ...

Leading Actors Lend Their Voices to Boston Pops' Tribute to the Kennedy Brothers

On Tuesday, actors Morgan Freeman, Robert DeNiro, Ed Harris and Cherry Jones will narrate "the world premiere performance of The Dream Lives On: A Portrait of the Kennedy Brothers," a production ...

Flashback: Media Blamed and Condemned Conservatives After Oklahoma City Bombing

The "Special Purveyors of Hate & Division Issue" published in 1995 of the MRC's Notable Quotables newsletter featured a gem from Bryant Gumbel: "The bombing in Oklahoma City has focused ...

HBO Sports Documentary Blames Reagan for Racial Tension that Scarred Larry Bird

Catching up with an HBO sports documentary which ran several times in March: 'Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals,' painted Boston Celtics basketball star Larry Bird as the victim of a racist ...

CBS Celebrates ObamaCare Achieving Long-Held Liberal Goal

Even before ObamaCare passed, on CBS's Sunday Morning reporter Tracy Smith touted the bill as the fulfillment of a century of liberal efforts: "After months of rancor in the streets, and ...

ABC Shows Mock Up of Proposed Ronald Reagan $50 Bill

ABC squeezed in a short item Wednesday night on a House resolution to put Ronald Reagan on the $50 bill, a report most notable for the enticing mock-up ABC's graphics artists created.
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