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Times Initially Omits John Edwards' Party ID After Indictment; Quick to Label Troubled GOP

Katharine Seelye's initial online report on the indictment on campaign finance violations of John Edwards, the former senator and 2008 Democratic presidential candidate left out one crucial word: ...

CBS Complains Obama 'Saddled' By 'Stubbornly Sluggish Economy'

On Friday's Early Show, before the new 9.1% unemployment figure came out, CBS's Dean Reynolds bewailed how President Obama is being "saddled" by the "stubbornly sluggish economy." Reynolds played ...

Meet the NY Times' New Liberal Boss, Jill Abramson, Champion of Anita Hill

Jill Abramson, who will become New York Times executive editor in September, still holds a grudge over how Anita Hill was treated during the Thomas hearings (and wrote "Strange Justice," a ...

Bill Keller Resigns as NYT Editor, Reporter Hails His 'Great Journalistic Distinction' Really?

In the wake of Bill Keller's surprise resignation as editor of the New York Times, a reporter there hails Keller's "eight years of great journalistic distinction." Times Watch begs to differ (see ...

Chris Matthews: Not Since Abraham Lincoln Has Someone 'Caused' Strife Like Sarah Palin

According to Chris Matthews, Sarah Palin is the most divisive figure since Abraham Lincoln "caused" the Civil War. In an odd historical analogy, the Hardball host marveled at Palin's bus tour: ...

Meet the Times' New Liberal Boss, Jill Abramson, Champion of Anita Hill

Jill Abramson, who will become Times executive editor in September, still holds a grudge over how Anita Hill was treated during the Thomas hearings (and wrote "Strange Justice," a Thomas-hostile ...

NBC Wonders How 'Rising Star' Weiner Can Get Pic Scandal 'Behind Him'

At the top of Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Meredith Vieira worried about the impact of the Twitter photo scandal on Congressman Anthony Weiner's career: "Will the scandal and his response to it ...

Celebrity Planned Parenthood Boosters Ignore Reality

Debate over cutting federal funding for abortion provider highlights divide between stars and reality.

ABC's John Berman: Sarah Palin Makes Mitt Romney Seem 'More Reasonable' and 'More Secure'

Good Morning America correspondent John Berman on Thursday offered a sarcastic take on Sarah Palin's tour, dismissing it as a "magical mystery bus." He also spun a possible 2012 run by Palin as ...

Bill Keller Resigns as Exec. Editor, Reporter Hails His 'Great Journalistic Distinction.' Really?

In the wake of Bill Keller's surprise resignation as editor of the New York Times, a reporter there hails Keller's "eight years of great journalistic distinction." Times Watch begs to differ (see ...