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Michelle Obama, First Recessionista?

The new First Lady's fashion choices may be affordable in the eyes of the media but they still remain out of the budget of many average people.

Spike Lee: DC is 'Chocolate City'

Discussing post-racial inauguration, CNN doesn't call Lee on outdated racial term.

The Naked Truth About CBS and Teen Sex

The Early Show shows soft-core pics and hosts anti-abstinence advocates, but protests too much when confronted with teen sex.

CNN Anchor Thinks Ann Coulter Has Heart Three Sizes Too Small

'Showbiz Tonight' guests call the author 'rude,' 'out of control,' 'disruptive,' 'outrageous' and the 'worst guest ever.'

Early Show: Abstinence Okay for Adults, Doesn't Work for Teens

CBS hosts a pro-abstinence relationship expert, but the morning show has a history of denouncing abstinence.

Britney's Single Spells Out Lewd Sex…Literally

The pop princess' new single contains not-so-hidden content considered too raunchy for some radio stations

Networks' Inauguration Coverage: Traditional Pastor a Big Story; Gay Cleric a Yawn

Rick Warren – not the gay bishop – is controversial to the broadcast news outlets.

Ann in the Lioness' Den

Conservative author finds out her 'View' is not quite welcome on ABC's chat-fest.

No Joke: Comedienne Whoopi Goldberg Claims She Could Live Like Jesus

'View' co-host ignores the divinity of Jesus Christ, focuses on His human qualities.

Stop the Politicking and Start Entertaining

The people have spoken. They don't want their entertainment served with a side of politics. But some in Hollywood just aren't listening.

Life on the Straight Edge

Early Show Fails on Facebook Fiasco

CBS host Maggie Rodriguez does not acknowledge personal responsibility in breastfeeding photos controversy.

Balance AWOL in WaPo, MSNBC Coverage of Atheists' Inauguration Suit

Litigants want God to be as absent from ceremony as opposing views are from reports.

For Media, 2008 Was Year of Hollywood Values

Celebrity breakdowns and comebacks, love triangles and teen pregnancy were the most covered entertainment stories.

Today Show Ignores Counterpoint in Major Teen Sex Study

NBC's morning show hosts comprehensive sex education advocate and fails to mention problems with the study.

Today Show Ignores Counterpoint in Major Teen Sex Study

NBC's morning show hosts comprehensive sex education advocate and fails to mention problems with the study.

Jesus, Gary and Joseph?

Dragging down the Nativity story in Amsterdam.

Merry ******mas

Nearly three-quarters of Christmas songs performed on morning shows are secular.

Children's Book Depicts Santa Fighting Global Warming

'Santa Goes Green' pushes eco-agenda with story of boy who forgoes toys to save polar bear habitat.

Joy Behar: Obama Picking Rick Warren Like 'Cheney in Charge of Gun Control'

View co-hosts analyze president-elect's choice of pastor for inaugural invocation.

New Tube vs. Old Tube

One study reveals teens watch less TV than older generations but another study finds access to racy material is just a click away.

Taking the Federal Government to Kindergarten

Education reporter Sam Dillon only talks to liberals who argue that massive pre-school spending by the federal government would be a wise investment: "...experts are debating how best to improve ...

ABC Mocks Missing Messiah

'Good Morning America' laughs off prevention as 'Baby Jesus LoJack,' even joins in fun by swiping a wise man.

2008 Worst Grinches

CMIs Dan Gainor and Colleen Raezler rate the attacks and defenses of Christmas on CMIs annual Grinch-o-Meter.

Macabre Soda Ad Finds Suicide Funny

Pepsi yanks a disturbing print campaign depicting lonely calorie character taking his life.

Newsweek Gets LGBT Applause for Prop 8 Propaganda

Author talks to gay group about Religious Right reaction to her article presenting the religious case for gay marriage.

Grinch-o-Meter Alert: Playboy Mexico Mocks Virgin Mary

Magazine publisher claims it never meant offense.

Farewell to Liberalism's Legal Advocate

ABC's Boston Legal was little more than liberal propaganda thinly disguised as entertainment. Conservatives shouldn't be heartbroken to see it go.

CBS Serves Up Soft-Core Porn for Breakfast

The Early Show hosts laugh off celebrity nudity to promote their interviews.

Episode 2: The Christians Strike Back

God makes a comeback - and the media listens.