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$200 Million Mortgage Plan Not Enough for Networks

Media criticize Bush plan, calling for even more 'relief' from government for irresponsible borrowers.

PBS Anchor Admits Book Industry Is In 'Transition'

'NewsHour' anchor Jim Lehrer discusses publishing struggles, 'wishes' more people would 'quit writing' and start 'reading' books.

Bush's Housing Bailout Doesn't Go Far Enough

In its front-page story on the subprime housing "crisis," the Times ignores conservative concerns and embraces the issue as a political game - one the liberal Democrats are sure to win.

Movie Reviewer Not Satisfied by Presence of 'Choice'

Entertainment Weekly film critic bemoans the absence of pro-abortion propagandizing in Juno, even though the pregnant protagonist seriously considers abortion.

Fixing Overheated Housing Market with Half-Baked Bailout Plan

Networks promote government bailout, downplay 80-percent home price gains and overlook consequences of dismissing mortgages' risk.

Global Warming Vote on Snowy Day in Washington

Senate committee debates expensive climate change bill as two inches of snow blanket D.C.

Times Not Totally Frank About Al Franken's Senate Run

A front-page story on Al Franken's run for Senate skipped the controversies over Air America and Franken's "joke" about executing Karl Rove, Lewis Libby and President Bush.

Indictment of a Top Hillary Fundraiser - Hsu Cares?

Relegating the indictment of a top Hillary Clinton fundraiser to a brief story, without a byline and with a boring headline.

MRC President Brent Bozell Talks About His Book on O'Reilly Radio Show

Announcement: Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Center (which publishes Times Watch) will appear on Bill O'Reilly's radio show Thursday (December 6) to discuss his new book "Whitewash: ...

Editor Bill Keller, Unleashed in London: "A War Going Very Badly in Iraq"

Times Executive Editor Bill Keller proudly states of his paper: "We do not work in the service of a party, or an industry, or even a country" and went after "hate-mongering radio broadcasts."