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Jon Stewart Gets Ultimate Liberal Praise: 'Modern-Day Equivalent of Edward R. Murrow'

"Did the bill pledging federal funds for the health care of 9/11 responders become law in the waning hours of the 111th Congress only because a comedian took it up as a personal cause? And does ...

Winning Quotes in the MRC's Best of NQ Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting

The winning quotes in the MRC's "Best Notable Quotables of 2010: The Twenty-Third Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting." The awards issue was posted, with videos, on Monday, December 20, ...

On Fox, Juan Williams Calls GOP Presidential Field 'Weak' and Insists Palin 'Can't Stand on the Intellectual Stage with Obama'

"This is such a weak field," Fox News analyst Juan Williams declared during a Fox News Sunday look at potential 2012 GOP presidential candidates, prompting an appalled Bill Kristol to mock: "Yeah, ...

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 ...

Margaret Carlson Mocks Tea Party as 'Blowing Off Steam,' Praises Obama as Like Richard Holbrooke

On Friday's Political Capital show, Bloomberg's Margaret Carlson lavished praise on President Obama has having "negotiating skills" like the recently deceased diplomat Richard Holbrooke as host Al ...

ABC's Roberts Omits 'Illegal' from Dream Act Discussion, Calls Tax Cuts 'Giving Something Away'

Appearing on Thursday's Good Morning America to discuss the recent legislative activity in Congress, ABC's Cokie Roberts managed to avoid using the word "illegal" as she recounted the failure by ...

New Enrique Iglesias 'F' Word Song Accelerates Race to Bottom

The Latin singer's latest song is sexually explicit and profane – will media dismiss?

Enthralled White House Press Corps Pose Sycophantic 'Questions' to 'Comeback Kid' Obama

"There weren't a lot of hard questions in this news conference," FNC's Bret Baier observed in an understatement. Indeed, Caren Bohan of Reuters reflected the collective glow of the White House ...

ABC Finds a Republican to Advance Notion That GOP was 'Shellacked'

On Wednesday's GMA, ABC's Jake Tapper spun President Obama's victories during the lame duck Congress as a post-midterm "shellacking" of Republicans: "The President and Democrats...have passed a ...

CNN's Spitzer: Obama Supports the 'Agenda for Choice in Schools'

CNN's Eliot Spitzer misleadingly claimed on Tuesday's Parker Spitzer that "President Obama has done everything to push the agenda for choice in schools." In reality, the President's record shows ...