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Lauer to Lisa Murkowski: Will You Stand Up to Republicans Who Want Obama to Fail?

NBC's Matt Lauer, on Thursday's Today show, invited on Alaskan Senator Lisa Murkowski to applaud her presumptive write-in ballot win over Republican candidate Joe Miller and asked if she would now ...

Times Makes Sure Some Conservative Donors Give Till It Hurts

All the news fit to print leaves out the man who loaned the paper $250 million.

Olbermann Slams Jay Rockefeller, Ailes and 'Buffoon' Pamela Geller in Return of Worst Person Segment

On Wednesday's Countdown show, Keith Olbermann featured a "Worst Person" segment for the first time since indefinitely suspending it a few weeks ago as the MSNBC host decided to go after Pamela ...

'Fish Story': NBC's 'Today' Disregards Motives in Seafood Industry Attack

Jeff Rossen ignores economic and political interests and omits contradictory data in segment warning against dangers of imported seafood.

ClimateGate 1 Year Later: Networks Barely Cover Scandal, But Defend and 'Exonerate' Accused Scientists

Climate controversy shook public's faith in global warming science, but not network news media's. Reporters downplayed allegations, defended the science and turned accused into victims.

NBC's Mitchell Berates Republican: Are You Just 'Too Busy' to Meet With Obama?

NBC's Andrea Mitchell, hosting her self-titled MSNBC show on Wednesday, got into a bit of a tiff with Republican Senator John Barrasso over, of all things, a scheduling conflict that kept ...

Activist and MSNBC Anchor Contessa Brewer Lectures Mormons, Hopes for More 'Progress' on Gay Rights

Gay rights activist and MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer continued to insert her politics into news reports on Wednesday. The News Live host discussed changes in how the Mormons view homosexuality and ...

Newsweek Uses Same Excuse for Obama as Carter: Presidency Too Big for One Man

In the November 22 issue of Newsweek magazine, Daniel Stone defended the Obama administration by blaming the institution of the presidency for failures rather than the chief executive himself: ...

Calmes Complains GOP Didn't Sufficiently 'Accommodate' Obama by Passing Liberal Laws During Time of National Crisis

Jackie Calmes, impatient with Republicans for not sufficiently accommodating Obama during a time of national crisis (i.e. early in his presidency): "I'm going to go out on a limb, at the risk of ...

Networks Allow a Scant Four Minutes on Rangel Conviction; Devote 120 Minutes to Royal Wedding

Tuesday's evening news broadcasts and Wednesday's morning shows allowed a scant four and a half minutes of coverage to the conviction of powerful Democrat Charlie Rangel over ethics charges. In ...