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GOP Fight to Cut NPR a Mere 'Distraction' Over 'Trivial Amount of Money'

Michael Shear dismisses the NPR debate: "...the closer that Washington moves toward full-blown election season, the greater appetite both sides will have for small, symbolic issues that appeal to ...

Times Watch Quotes of Note: Radical Chic

The Times relaunches its Sunday magazine with a hagiographic profile of terrorist helper Lori Berenson in Peru. Plus Paul Krugman's persecution fantasies of Wisconsin, and why we won't miss ...

CBS Finally Covers NPR Scandal...On 4 A.M. News Program

Following the March 8 release of an undercover sting video of NPR executive Ron Schiller calling Tea Party members "racist," CBS initially gave no coverage to the ensuing scandal and resignations ...

Jon Meacham: Media Would Have 'Barbecued' Bush If He Did NCAA Brackets During Crises

Jon Meacham, the liberal host of PBS's Need to Know, frankly admitted Thursday that media scrutiny of President Bush would far surpass the mild criticism of Barack Obama when it comes to a ...

Liberal Frank Rich Finally 'Gets Sick of His Own Voice,' Quits NY Times

In his farewell column, New York Times columnist Frank Rich admitted the job "can push you to have stronger opinions than you actually have, or contrived opinions about subjects you may not care ...

NPR Slants Towards Democrats By 5-2 Margin in Report on Nuclear Energy

NPR's Scott Horsley favored Democrats over Republicans by a five-to-two margin on Thursday's Morning Edition. Horsley played soundbites or quoted from Obama administration officials or ...

CBS Early Show Calls on Obama to Make Tough Decisions...On His NCAA Picks

On Thursday's CBS Early Show, news reader Jeff Glor declared: "President Obama is ready for March Madness, it appears. He broke out the brackets at the White House yesterday and made his picks in ...

Liberal Frank Rich Finally 'Gets Sick of His Own Voice,' Quits NYT

In his farewell column, Frank Rich admitted the job can push you to have stronger opinions than you actually have, or contrived opinions about subjects you may not care deeply about, or to run ...

Networks Ignore Faith-Based Groups in Japan Disaster Aid Coverage

For five days following the earthquake and tsunami, networks focus solely on government relief efforts.

MSNBC's Chuck Todd Spins for Obama on NCAA Picks: 'The Schedule Is the Schedule'

MSNBC's Chuck Todd on Thursday fretted over the blame Barack Obama is enduring for making televised NCAA picks during the ongoing crises in Libya and Japan. After gushing over the President's ...