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Obama Names Tom Brokaw And Another Ex-NBC Reporter to White House Panel

President Obama has named two NBC News veterans to the selection panel for the White House Fellows program, which will select new Fellows in the coming week: "Tom Brokaw, now a special ...

ABC Highlights Archival Footage of Sotomayor Complaining About Discrimination

Good Morning America on Thursday unearthed archival footage that featured Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor on the show in 1986 complaining about discrimination against women. The clips ...

After They Criticize Obama, CBS Calls Gay Groups 'Far Left'

Now that gay activists are unhappy with Barack Obama for his policies on federal benefits for same-sex couples, CBS has dusted off the "far left" label. Co-host Harry Smith on Thursday: "President ...

NBC Chafes Obama's Honeymoon Over, But 'It's Not Personal, It's Professional'

"The honeymoon is coming to an end for President Obama," NBC's Chuck Todd fretted Wed. night in summarizing a NBC poll. "But," he rebounded, "it's not personal. It's professional as now the public ...

Evan Thomas on Obama the God: 'I Was Not Being Literal'

In this week's Newsweek, Evan Thomas confessed to being nailed by MRC and other media critics for comparing Obama to God on MSNBC ' or so it seemed, he wrote: "I compared President Obama with God. ...

CPB Ombudsman Agrees: Bill O'Reilly 'Guilty of Promoting Domestic Terrorism'

On Friday, June 12, the PBS program Now (formerly hosted by Bill Moyers) devoted most of its half-hour to the complaints of late-term abortionists Warren Hern and LeRoy Carhart smearing the ...

Scientific American Magazine Honors Obama For 'Welcoming Back' Science Into White House

For his "extraordinary" accomplishments in just "a matter of weeks of taking office," the June edition of Scientific American magazine is honoring Barack Obama as one of ten people "who have ...

ABC, CBS Grill Obama Aide on Health Care and Government Regulations

ABC and CBS's morning shows on Wednesday both provided surprisingly tough questioning to Christina Romer, one of Barack Obama's economic advisors. On the issue of health care, Good Morning America ...

Easily Impressed TV Anchors Marvel At Obama's Fly Swat

The everyday act of swatting a bug happens countless times at picnics and ball games across the country, but when CNBC's cameras caught Barack Obama slapping a fly, the fawning liberal press ...

He's No Spitzer: ABC, CBS, NBC All Brand Ensign a 'Republican'

Wednesday's ABC, CBS and NBC morning shows made a point of labeling Nevada Senator John Ensign a "Republican" after he admitted an extramarital affair. NBC, which took days to admit New York's ...
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