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Omission Watch: ABC, CBS and NBC Ignore Pelosi's Torture Hypocrisy

For the past three weeks, controversy has swirled around Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has called for a "truth commission" to expose the supposed war crimes of the Bush administration ...

Downbeat Spin from NY Times: World Ends, Minorities Hardest Hit

Which Wednesday newspaper headline, over articles about the same report from the Pew Hispanic Center, is not like the others?

CBS's Rodriguez Grills Miss CA: Are You Being 'Hypocritical'?

On Wednesday's CBS Early Show co-host Maggie Rodriguez interrogated Miss California Carrie Prejean, wondering if the beauty queen was a hypocrite for standing up for Christian values.

CNN Panel Pushes Republicans to Say Cheney Should 'Just Shut Up'

Three CNN personalities and one regular commentator on Monday's No Bias, No Bull program all tried to get Republicans Bay Buchanan and Kevin Madden to disown former Vice President Dick Cheney, and ...

On FX, Writer Frets U.S. Didn't Heed France on Not Going to War

Four weeks after FX's Rescue Me featured a New York City firefighter telling a French journalist how the 9/11 terrorist attacks were part of "a massive neo-conservative government effort" to ...

CNN and ABC Vets Join Obama's Team, So Revolving Door Up to Ten

Following the path of CNN Middle East correspondent Aneesh Raman and producer Kate Albright-Hanna, who both jumped aboard the Obama campaign last year, senior political producer Sasha Johnson this ...

CBS's Smith Cues Up Sebelius to Recite Health Care Talking Points

On Tuesday's CBS Early Show co-host Harry Smith repeated liberal talking points while asking Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about President Obama's plan to nationalize the ...

Shuster Absurdly Says Cheney 'Didn't Know' About Al-Qaeda Pre-9/11

David Shuster, substitute hosting for Chris Matthews on Tuesday's Hardball, absurdly asserted that Dick Cheney "didn't know" about al-Qaeda before 9/11.

Tina Brown Slams Dick Cheney's 'Crazy Jihad' and 'Hate-Fest'

Former New Yorker editor Tina Brown appeared on Tuesday's Morning Joe on MSNBC to rail against the "crazy jihad" and "one-man...hate-fest" of Dick Cheney. Brown, who is now the editor of the Daily ...
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