Tim Graham

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Times Exposes Liberal 'Fund-Raising Powerhouse': The Congressional Black Caucus

It may not be surprising for the Times to investigate corporate fat cats piling their cash on a congressional charity. But it's surprising when it's the Congressional Black Caucus.

Krugman on Deficit Fears: Worse Than Iraqi WMD Hype

Columnist Paul Krugman played media critic, asserting the media is panicking the public with an empty threat - deficits are like vanishing weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

Abortion Is Fine, But 'Prayer Breakfast Draws Controversy'

The Times utterly ignored tens of thousands gathered for the March for Life in January, but published a photo of about ten protesters of the National Prayer Breakfast.

Obama's a 'Rare' Middle-Class President, Claims Washington Post's Saslow

Washington Post reporter Eli Saslow befuddled readers on Wednesday by claiming Barack Obama "is a rare president who comes from the middle class." Did the Post forget the humble origins of ...

NYT Can't Report Box-Office Receipts Without Blurting 'Mel Gibson, Anti-Semitic Drunk'

Checking the weekend box-office receipts for Mel Gibson's thriller, "Edge of Darkness," NYT reporter Brooks Barnes quickly reminded readers of the actor's "anti-Semitic outburst" and pondered: ...

NYT Can't Report Box-Office Receipts Without Blurting 'Mel Gibson, Anti-Semitic Drunk'

Checking the weekend receipts for Mel Gibson's dark thriller, "Edge of Darkness," arts writer Brooks Barnes reminded readers of the actor's "anti-Semitic outburst" and pondered: "Had moviegoers ...

Washington Post's Tom Shales: Obama 'Snatched Humility from the Jaws of Hubris'

Washington Post TV writer Tom Shales was glowing for Obama at the keyboard again in his State of the Union review on Thursday. Obama had the ability to "snatch humility from the jaws of hubris." ...

NY Times Wrote Up Four Immigration Protesters, All But Ignored Tens of Thousands Against Abortion

The Times recently offered up a 780-word article on a protest for illegal immigrants - with four marchers walking from Miami to Washington. But on Saturday, tens of thousands of Americans ...

Times Wrote Up Four Immigration Protesters, All But Ignored Tens of Thousands Against Abortion

The Times recently offered up a 780-word article on a protest for illegal immigrants - with four marchers walking from Miami to Washington. But on Saturday, tens of thousands of Americans ...
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How the Old Media Deliberately Censored New Media Scoops in 2009

CNN's Yellin Says 'Very Subdued' Coakley Swamped by 'Tidal Wave of Voter Rage'

When Democrats lose, liberal reporters tend to see anger and fear, and never positive motivations. CNN reporter Jessica Yellin found the "anger and fear" during live coverage just after 10 pm ...

Reporters Still Buying That Wright Mess Was Obama's Finest Hour

The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz found it amazing Barack Obama was portrayed so well in background quotes provided by Obama's own aides to the authors of 'Game Change.' Kurtz credibly recounted ...

Washington Post's Decade in Review: From 'Hell' to 'Evolution'

Post writer Dan Zak insisted that "we" cheered the inauguration of Barack Obama and that "everyone" suggested this decade with two terms of President Bush was the "decade from Hell."

WaPo's Liberal Decade: 'We' Went from 'Hell' to 'Hope'

Style writer cheered the tantalizing evolution into the Obama era.

ABC News Reporter to Marry Obama's Top Budget Aide

Just when you thought journalists could not possibly get any cozier with the Obama administration, it was revealed that ABC News economics and business reporter Bianna Golodryga, a regular ...

WaPo's Robin Givhan Delights in Michelle Obama's Fashions, Tells Carrie Prejean to 'Shut Your Trap'

First Lady appears six times on the Best of 2009 list.

Matthews Puts Cheney in 'Birther Country,' Donny Deutsch Says He's 'Evil and Dangerous'

MSNBC host Chris Matthews strongly objected to Cheney's declarations on Fox News that offering 9/11 architect Khalid Sheikh Muhammad a courtroom forum is giving "aid and comfort to the enemy." ...

Heckuva Job, Desiree: Times Downplays 'Non-Religious Christmas' Plans at White House

The Times left a Christmas bomb in paragraph 12 of its syrupy Sunday story on Desiree Rogers, the bumbling Obama social secretary: "When former social secretaries gave a luncheon to welcome Ms. ...

As Greens Slip in Climate Polls, Wash Post Diagnoses 'Emotional Dead Spots' in 'American Brains'

On Tuesday, the Washington Post's Health Science section was headed by a story contending global warming skeptics need a psychologist. David Fahrenthold's piece was headlined: "It's natural to ...

WaPo Feminist Says Palin News Was Sexist, But Palin Children 'Tumbled Down the Stairs'

Writer blamed Palin for the media portrayal of the former governor.