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Obama: Now a Hero in Brazil, Too

Obama, the savior of Latin America: "But Mr. Obama, on the second day of a five-day tour of Latin America, once again seemed to sidestep mentioning his own racial background in appearances here, ...

60 Minutes' Safer Grills 'Right-Wing Conservative' NY Archbishop, Urges Catholic Church to be More Liberal

On Sunday's 60 Minutes, CBS correspondent Morley Safer interviewed New York Catholic Archbishop Timothy Dolan and pressed him on the his commitment to traditional Church teachings: "No question ...

On Top of the Big Stories: 'Mr. Obama Knows His Hoops'

As missiles fall in Libya, Michael Shear reports on another kind of shooting prowess: "Being president is an ego trip. So you would have thought President Obama wouldn't need to add to his ...

NBC's Andrea Mitchell Enthralled by 'Remarkable Job' on Libya Done By Obama and Rice

NBC's Andrea Mitchell on Sunday's Meet the Press trumpeted now-President Obama's Libya action: "This was pretty remarkable ' bringing this whole coalition together and getting the Arab League" to ...

NPR's Liasson Omits Critics of 'Comprehensive' Immigration Reform

On Friday's Morning Edition, NPR's Mara Liasson conspicuously excluded conservatives who are opposed to "comprehensive" immigration reform proposals, such as those forwarded by former President ...

New York Times Digital Firewall Goes Up March 28: Who Will Pay to Read the Times Online?

Jeremy Peters reports on his own paper: "No American news organization as large as The Times has tried to put its content behind a pay wall after allowing unrestricted access. The move is being ...

'Big Fan' Jake Tapper Offers One-Sided Puff Piece on Vulgar Mormon Musical

According to Good Morning America host Robin Roberts, reporter Jake Tapper is a "big fan" of South Park. His affection showed on Friday as he interviewed the program's creators, the duo behind a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...