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Birthers vs. Truthers: The New York Times' Double Standard on Conspiracy Theories

Birthers vs. Truthers: The New York Times' double standard on conspiracy theories. While GOP response to a Times poll question on Obama's birthplace has caused anxiety and discussion, the paper ...

ABC Bemoans 'Obscene' Profits of Oil Company 'Behemoths'

ABC's Jon Karl on Monday railed against the "obscene" profits of the oil companies and demanded to know what House Speaker John Boehner plans to do about it. World News anchor Diane Sawyer ...

Times Anti-Bush Foreign Policy Voice Doubts Obama on Libya: 'Is This Any Way to Fight a War?'

NYT foreign policy maven David Sanger was a harsh critic of Bush's foreign policy philosophy, mocking him as an incurious George overseas, making his blunt lack of confidence in Obama's Libya ...

Birthers vs. Truthers: The Times' Double Standard on Conspiracy Theories

Birthers vs. Truthers: The Times' double standard on conspiracy theories. While GOP response to a Times poll question on Obama's birthplace has caused anxiety and discussion, the paper has ignored ...

Reuters' Freeland Refers to Gitmo as Part of 'American Gulag Archipelago'

On Monday's The Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC, Reuters' Chrystia Freeland labeled the U.S. prison system the "American 'gulag archipelago'." Her remark followed a discussion on the Guantanamo Bay ...

Etiquette Columnist Takes Time to Write Chiding Note to WI Gov. Scott Walker

Thank you for the insight, etiquette columnist: "Teachers are so embattled these days, we should all take a moment to thank them - even the governor of Wisconsin, who wouldn't have gotten where he ...

On Letterman, Maher Charges Racist 'Tea-Baggers' Are 'Corporate America's Useful Idiots,' CBS Expunges Vile Term

Regurgitating the same kind of derogatory comments he regularly spews on his Friday night HBO show, Bill Maher showed up Monday night on the Late Show with David Letterman where CBS, unlike HBO, ...

Networks Treated Good Friday, Earth Day as Equals

ABC, CBS and NBC split coverage of eco-celebration and Christian holy day.

Ex-Newsweek Editor Howard Fineman: GOP Plan Says 'Screw You' to Younger Voters

Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman on Monday spun Paul Ryan's blueprint for reforming Medicare as saying to younger Americans "screw you." Appearing on MSNBC's Hardball, the senior politics ...

The Times Marks Easter In Its Own Way: Gay Activism

Uh, hooray? Austin Considine: "As the tranquil tones of church bells and choirs usher in another Easter Sunday, you may hear stirrings of controversy beneath those sounds - set to the pounding of ...