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Tea Party 'Extreme' to Amanpour, But Union Protesters a 'Populist' Show of 'People Power'

Last October, ABC's Christiane Amanpour characterized the Tea Party as "extreme," declaring "people are looking at the Tea Party and saying this is not conservatism as we knew it but it's ...

NBC Equates Madison to Egypt While Ignoring 'Scott Stalin' Placard, All Spike Obama's Role

"The uprising at home," teased NBC anchor Brian Williams who set up his Friday newscast by equating the left-wing protests with those against Arab dictatorships: "From the Mideast to the American ...

ABC's Banfield on CNN: 'I'm Not Going to Cast Aspersions' on Rosen

n Wednesday's AC360 on CNN, ABC's Ashleigh Banfield punted on Nir Rosen's offensive Tweets against CBS's Lara Logan and tried to explain them away: "We're using a lot of electronics to get ...

Networks that Railed Against Rhetoric of Tea Parties Offer No Anger for Hitler, Dictator Signs at WI Protests

The same networks that assailed the allegedly extreme invective from the Tea Party have, thus far, not found anything interesting about signs implying that Scott Walker, Wisconsin's Republican ...

Times Watch Quotes of Note: Panel Host Challenges Executive Editor Keller on Front-Page Liberal Bias

Plus the "advocates for women's health" at Planned Parenthood, and Bill Keller tries his hand at stand up.

Again: Planned Parenthood Among 'Advocates for Women's Health'

Eric Eckholm's idea of balanced reporting on abortion provider Planned Parenthood: "Now, in a surprise step that has set off deep alarm among advocates for women's health, the newly conservative ...

CBS Host's False Attack on Wisconsin Governor Falls Flat

On Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Chris Wragge attempted to portray Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's efforts to curb costly benefits for public sector unions in his state as purely political: ...

ABC's One-Sided Take on Wisconsin Protests Includes an Interview With Top Secret, Hidden Democrat

Good Morning America on Friday spun the protests in Wisconsin from the perspective of the unions and Democratic lawmakers who oppose Republican efforts to reform collective bargaining. Co-host ...

Times Editorializes for Justice Thomas to Talk More to Show He's Not Corrupt

Hypocritical concern for Thomas's reputation: "When the Supreme Court hears arguments next week, it will mark the fifth anniversary of Justice Clarence Thomas's silence during oral argument - ...

Nets Champion Wisconsin Public Employees 'Rising Up' in 'Mutiny' Against 'Extreme Cuts'

ABC on Thursday night championed a "mutiny in America" by public employees in Wisconsin whom NBC's Brian Williams trumpeted for "rising up and saying no to some of the most extreme cuts in the ...