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'Countdown' Goes Drag to Rip Sarah Palin

Show regular and Village Voice columnist Michael Musto mocks former Alaska governor by reenacting 2008 campaign concession speech that didn't happen.

Time Sees 'Silver Lining' in Gay Marriage Loss in Maine

Not to worry. For marriage traditionalists, resistance is futile.

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AP Laments Maine Marriage Victory

Article focused on gay and lesbian reaction to outcome, but unlike nets, at least did the story.

Still Whalin' on Palin: CBS Helps Levi Johnston Smear Sarah

Network gives 'white-trash idiot' four interviews in two days to discredit former vice-presidential candidate.

Surprise: Times Runs Cover Article in Support of R.O.T.C.

Reporter Michael Winerip questions the reasoning behind the Ivy League's 1960s, antiwar-era ban on the military's Reserve Officers Training Corp.

Laughable: 'Countdown' Accuses Palin of Sexism

Olbermann and O'Donnell argue Sarah Palin forced Scozzafava out of NY 23 race and wonder why she wasn't called out for sexism.

Joy Behar: Profits the 'Real Immorality' of Abortion

View host Barbara Walters defends Planned Parenthood, allows little dissent in panel discussion about abortion.

Newsweek Trashes Sexual Abstinence

Reporter Sarah Kliff uses extreme examples and leftist groups to promote comprehensive sex ed instead.

In Sympathetic WaPo Story on 'Abortion Addict,' All the Condemnation Is Saved for Pro-Lifers

Post Reporter Manuel Roig-Franzia depicted pro-lifers as violent and hateful.

CMI Commentary: Post Calls Virginia GOP Attorney General Candidate a Bigot

Desperate to have some impact on Virginia elections, editorial smears Cuccinelli for traditional morality.

FCC Goes Left to Analyze Future of Journalism

Chairman appoints liberal Beliefnet president who said McCain was trying to make Obama look like Antichrist.

CBS, NBC Ignore Expansion of Hate Crime Laws; ABC's Gibson Claims Matthew Shepard was Murdered 'Because He was Gay'

'World News' Anchor ignores own network's reporting on the Shepard case.

Television Violence, Real-Life Consequences

New PTC study finds increased depictions of violence against on women on primetime programs.

Author Gore Vidal Labels Polanski Victim a 'Young Hooker'

'Anti-Semitism' drove the outcry against the director, not the rape of a 13-year-old girl.

CNN, MSNBC Hail Hate Crime Legislation; Ignore Consequences for Free Speech

Will religious teaching about homosexuality be prosecuted as a hate crime?

'View' Shames Media for 'Guilty Until Proven Innocent'; No Mention of Limbaugh

Hosts muster sympathy for teacher wrongly accused of having sex with a teen; forget their own complicity in spreading falsehoods.

'Safe Schools Czar' Funded Anti-Christian Gay Porn Art Exhibit

The man advising the president on safe schools is a gay activist who sponsors 'important' dirty pictures.

NBC 'Nightly News' Champions Obama's Sensitivity to Women

Correspondent's one challenge to the president focused on a male-only basketball game.

'Morning Joe': With Fox Feud, Administration Really 'Playing' Rest of Media

Scarborough, guests agree White House is sending a message to others not to follow FNC's lead.

Three's Company: Pop Culture 'Knocks at the Door' of Group Sex

Teen-oriented entertainment attempts to normalize three-ways.

Olbermann Calls Prejean's Privacy Complaint over Breast Surgery Details 'Ironic'

MSNBC host equates belief in traditional marriage with privacy breaches.

Behar Goes Palin Bashing; Likens Her to Other 'Mental Midgets' Reagan and Bush

HLN continues left's line of denigrating the intelligence of conservatives ahead of the release of Sarah Palin's book.

On 'View' Goldberg Holds up Cronkite as Paragon of Unbiased Reporting

Whoopi pines for the 'Cronkite generation.'

GMA Hypocrisy: Wants Apology from Balloon Boy Family; Doesn't Apologize to Limbaugh

A balloon hoax requires an apology, smearing a man with phoney racism charge doesn't.

Networks Cover Bogus 'Balloon Boy' Story 100 Times More Than Made-Up Limbaugh Quotes

ABC, CBS and NBC morning shows give more than 80 minutes to possible 'stunt,' but a meager 47 seconds to made up comments about conservative talk show host.

Columnist Kristof Gets Off a Good One: Democrats vs. Quality Education

Liberal columnist Nicholas Kristof takes on the teachers' unions, whose resistance to reform has resulted in "generations of disadvantaged children" being "cemented into an underclass by ...

CMI Commentary: Where's All That Liberal Brainpower the Media Promised?

Are these people really our best and brightest?

CNN Praises UK Government for Giving Drugs to Junkies

In one sided report, network claims giving 97 percent pure heroin to addicts cuts crime and addiction rates.