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Bill Keller: You'd Have to Be a Conspiracy Theorist Not to Believe the New York Times

The paper's executive editor Bill Keller laments that "Suspicion hardens into full-blown conviction when people lose faith in authorities" like the New York Times. Keller approvingly quotes ...

Chris Matthews Sees Edwards Indictment as GOP 'Revenge,' Like in 'Third World Countries'

On Friday's Hardball on MSNBC, host Chris Matthews proposed a GOP conspiracy behind the indictment of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards: "Do you think there's politics in this ...

The 'Fiercely Principled' Jack Kevorkian Helped 'Spur the Growth of Hospice Care'

A Times obituary for Jack Kevorkian, who practiced ad-hoc euthanasia, gave him credit for principle while eliding much of his creepiness, recounted by a fellow Times reporter: "Kevorkian was ...

NBC: 'Critics Blast' 'Bad Case' Against John Edwards, 'Did Government Overreach?'

At the top of Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer touted objections to the indictment of former Democratic Senator John Edwards: "Some critics blast the government's case against the former ...

ABC's Amanpour Chafes Over Focus on Debt, Pushes for 'Another Stimulus' Big Spending Bill

Looking at government as the best job creator, on Sunday's This Week ABC's Christiane Amanpour pushed her guests to agree the stagnant economy and growing unemployment argue for less concern about ...

NBC's Williams Smugly Swats at Palin's Botched History But Ignored Obama's 'Selma' Flub

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams seemed to take smug delight Friday night in pointing out how Sarah Palin's off-the-cuff recounting of Paul Revere's ride was at odds with the correct ...

GMA Hits Chris Christie's Use of State Chopper But Ignores Weiner Scandal

Both "scandals" of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) carried much more weight Thursday than on Friday, but ABC's Good Morning America continued hitting Christie ...

CNN Spreads Cell Phone Alarmism, Calls WHO Review 'Rather Conclusive'

While other outlets urged caution about report, CNN anchor prepares to change her behavior.

No Longer Fit to Print: Jill Abramson's Religious Worship of the NY Times

Incoming New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson's described her life-long religious love for the Times to a reporter for the paper: "In my house growing up, The Times substituted for ...

Kevorkian's Attorney on MSNBC: He Will Be Remembered as a 'True Hero' and 'Martyr'

As news broke of Dr. Jack's Kevorkian death on Friday, MSNBC anchor Chris Jansing invited on defense attorney and friend Geoffrey Fieger to praise the convicted criminal known as 'Dr. Death': "Dr. ...