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MTP’s Gregory Frames Election Through Liberal Prism: ‘The Year of Birth Control Moms’
2/19/2012 5:46 PM ET
“GOP says HHS mandate is about liberty, not contraception. Dems say it’s about contraception, not liberty. Media accept and amplify Democratic framing.” So the Weekly Standard’s Stephen Hayes ...
Religion Reporter Spreads False "98%" Figure on Catholic Birth Control, Puts "Religious Freedom" in Scare Quotes
2/15/2012 1:35 PM ET
A slanted summary by religion reporter Laurie Goodstein is symbolic of the tone of her coverage of Obama's contraceptive mandate: "The uproar threatens to embroil the Catholic church in a bitter ...
Obama's Contraception Plan Just a Cynical Wedge Issue Used by GOP?
2/9/2012 1:10 PM ET
Reporter Jennifer Steinhauer portrayed the religious freedom fight over birth control in cynical political terms, showcasing Republicans as being opportunistic in opposition to Obama's requirement ...
'This Isn't a Theocracy,' NYT Editor Explains While Defending Obama Contraception Rule
2/8/2012 2:06 PM ET
Why they pay Editorial Page editor Andrew Rosenthal the big bucks: "I understand that the Catholic Church in particular feels strongly about birth control, but this isn't a theocracy." ...
Network Newscast Blackout of Mandate on Catholics Continues, But Sunday Talk Shows Take It Up
2/6/2012 9:04 AM ET
The broadcast network evening and morning newscast blackout, of the Obama administration plan to force health insurance offered by Catholic charities and hospitals to cover sterilization, ...
Strange New Respect for Mormon Faith When It Comes to Amnesty for Illegals, Tweaking Romney
2/3/2012 1:16 PM ET
Suddenly it's not courageous to disagree with the leaders of your religion: "Romney's Tough Immigration View Is at Odds With His Church." Religion reporter Laurie Goodstein even showed respect for ...
Times Freely Mocks Mormons: 'I Wouldn't Buy the Underwear Just Yet'
2/1/2012 2:19 PM ET
The Times online has "Room for Debate" to mock some religions, including Mormonism: "I wouldn't buy the underwear just yet....[the Mormon Church] has used its mobilizing genius to pursue political ...
South Carolina, Home of Dark (Unsubstantiated) 'Undercurrents' of Politics
1/11/2012 3:48 PM ET
Welcome to South Carolina, "a place famous for surfacing the dark undercurrents of American politics," says campaign reporter Jim Rutenberg. But is there any evidence for his claims of a racially ...
ABC Staff Laugh at Maher's Anti-Religious Mockery of Tim Tebow
12/31/2011 9:15 PM ET
On Wednesday's Good Morning America, ABC staff could be heard laughing in the background when substitute news reader Dan Harris read part of HBO comedian Bill Maher's infamous tweet mocking Denver ...
Jeremy Peters on the 'Dog-Whistle Politics,' Subliminal Crosses of the Religious Right
12/28/2011 3:01 PM ET
Reporter Jeremy Peters is seeing things: "The 2004 Bush-Cheney campaign used billboards with faint images of crosses. And at the Republican National Convention that year, the lecterns on stage ...
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