Brian Fitzpatrick

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TIME's Campaign Coverage in Question

CMI report exposes editor's political agenda: persuading religious voters to support Democrats.

<i>TIME's</i> Religious Democratic Crusader

Amy Sullivan is anchoring TIME magazine's 2008 presidential campaign coverage. CMI Senior Editor Brian Fitzpatrick provides a revealing look at her faith-and-politics agenda based on Sullivan's ...

Profiles in Cowardice, Unreported

Smith College allows militant lesbians to silence a speaker; APA, pressured by gay activists, cancels a panel on therapy for homosexuals. Liberal media ignore both stories.

CBS May Day Bouquet to the Castros

On The Early Show, correspondent Liz Palmer describes Fidel Castro as Cuba's revolutionary hero and lauds new dictator Raul Castro's efforts to improve workers' lives.

Obama's 'Pastor Souljah' Moment

Media hope Obama has put the Wright controversy behind him, but important questions yet unasked must be answered first.

Hollywood Director: Jesus 'Probably' Fathered by Roman Rapist

Filmmaker Paul Verhoeven is about to publish a 'realistic' biography of Christ, and hopes to follow with a movie.

Gaiag Me with a Spoon

No subject, not even Barack Obama and the New Camelot, inspires reporters to drop any pretense of balance and objectivity like the Environment.

Expelled Opens with a Bang

Big Media's reviewers panned the movie, but the public had the last laugh.

Character Questions

ABC was right to ask about Obama's judgment and patriotism, and Hillary's honesty.

When Media Aren't Ignoring Controversial Evolution Movie, Expelled, They're Hostile

New York Times, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times discussed Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth at least three dozen times before the documentary was released. Ben Stein's Expelled? Two mentions.

For Obama, How Bitter It Is

ABC, NBC soft-pedaled the candidate's remark lumping religion in with racism, and ignored the message about his values.

Obama's Retiring Pastor: Jefferson a Pedophile

The Rev. Jeremiah Wright's explosive accusation against Thomas Jefferson was not reported by the Associated Press and the Chicago Sun-Times, though the audio is on the newspaper's Web site.

No Forgiving Charlton Heston

Some media figures think it's okay to hate somebody because he disagrees with their political beliefs.

Charlton Heston's 'Controversial' Life

Many journalists discount the late actor's character because they disagree with his views.

While Covering Lies by Hillary and Obama, Couric Smears McCain

CBS 'balances' a story about whoppers told by the Democratic candidates by falsely depicting a McCain policy prediction as a lie.

Networks Ignore Revealing Obama 'Baby' Gaffe

Candidate doesn't want daughters punished with a baby.

ABC Condemns Defender of Western Civilization

Reporter calls Dutch politician 'racist' for opposing immigration and suggesting Judeo-Christian culture is superior to Islamic culture.

ABC's View Girls Skip Down the Yellow Brick Road with Obama

Most panelists choose to coddle the candidate, not examine his character and values.

Networks Spurn Clinton-Obama Spat over Character and Values

Reporters are more concerned about Democratic prospects in November than in telling the American people who Clinton and Obama really are.

Hollywood's Holy Week Christophobic Fantasy: Zealot Stones Mother to Death

On NBC's Law & Order, a college student influenced by a radical Christian youth minister murders his mother to save her soul after she commits adultery with a Muslim.