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PBS's Tavis Smiley Claims 2011 Budget Deal 'An Immoral Document'

As part of the political panel on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, PBS host Tavis Smiley decried the recent budget deal in Congress to fund the government through the rest of 2011: "I believe that ...

No Nukes: How Three Mile Island was Disaster for Media Credibility

More than 30 years later, nuclear accident shows how media hype can make a bad situation far worse.

ABC and NBC Resort to Using 'Bert and Ernie' and 'Big Bird' to Undermine Effort to De-Fund NPR

Demonstrating how the media are an obstacle to any spending cuts, NBC and ABC on Wednesday night resorted to citing Sesame Street characters as potential "casualties in a war over culture and ...

ABC News Frets Over PBS Cuts: 'Big Bird on the Chopping Block?'

The ABCNews.com website on Tuesday used the Sesame Street character Big Bird to worry about potential Republican cuts to PBS. Next to a picture of the forlorn puppet and some concerned children, a ...

PBS's Meacham: Why 'Lionize' Reagan Who 'Treated the Poor Poorly'?

On Friday's Need to Know program on PBS, co-host Jon Meacham - formerly of Newsweek - seemed to agree with HBO filmmaker Eugene Jarecki's characterization of former President Ronald Reagan as ...

Newsweek's Thomas: GOP 'Selling Smoke and Mirrors,' Peterson Mocks 'Free Lunch'

On Friday's Inside Washington on PBS, host Gordon Peterson used the term "free lunch" to mock Republicans who wish to avoid tax increases while trying to restrain the federal budget deficit. ...

Gordon Peterson Suggests Dream Act Would Pass if Illegal Immigrants 'Looked Like Norwegians'

On Friday's Inside Washington on PBS, during a discussion of President Obama's failure to secure passage of the Dream Act in the Senate, after panel member Evan Thomas of Newsweek asserted that ...
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