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Media Take Sides in OK Lawmaker's 'Homophobia' Flap

An anti-Sally Kern rally of 300 made the New York Times. Almost no press mentions of the pro-Kern rally numbering at least 1,500.

On Sunday, ABC, CBS Showcase Atheist Suing Army

Co-plaintiff gets unchallenged platform to claim military services have become 'government-paid missionaries.'

NYT: Gay Bishop is 'Normal,' Opponents Are 'Conservative'

Reporter Laurie Goodstein never labels the Episcopal hierarchy, which has rejected Biblical teaching on homosexuality, as 'liberal.'

Obama and the Hip-Hop Problem

So Barack Obama is feeling like a pimp?

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.

Abstinence Education: Bias on the Hill and in the Press

Neither the LA Times nor Reuters reported that comprehensive sex education -- condoms and contraceptives -- receives 12 times more funding than no-sex-before-marriage programs.

Expelled Opens with a Bang

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

They Read the Articles? Playboy Piece Wins Science Prize

Skin mag staff writer gets 'Honorable' Mention for the Wistar Institute Science Journalism Award.

Compassion Forum Mostly Showed Faith in Liberalism

CMI Director Robert Knight analyzes CNNs faith-based conversation at Messiah College with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama and reveals a bias toward equating compassion with government action, ...

'Bigger, Badder and Grosser'

MTV brings Tila Tequila back for a second, misnamed Shot at Love.

The Art of the Non-Apology

TIME and HBO offend veterans and Catholics in the name of environmentalism and comedy. Too bad.

Iwo Jima Vets Blast TIME's 'Special Environmental Issue' Cover

TIME editor tells MSNBC 'there needs to be a real effort along the lines of World War II to combat global warming and climate change.'

Character Questions

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

Ben Stein vs. Sputtering Atheists

I went into the screening of Expelled bored. I came out of it stunned.

Right Diagnosis, Wrong Remedy

Condoms don't protect against HPV.

CNN's 'Compassion' Forum Needed Ben Stein

Why didn't Campbell Brown and Jon Meacham ask the tough questions?

What They Like

If you are the parent of a kid who plays video games, this site's for you.

CosmoGirl! as a Religious Guide? Hardly

Article discusses religion without a clear understanding of what religion really is.

Bias, Bias Everywhere as Media Ponder Pontiff

There were too many examples of anti-Pope bias to list before Benedict even set foot on American soil.

Evergreen Gore's New TV Ad Is Holocaustic

When the search for truth is confused with political advocacy, the pursuit of knowledge is reduced to the quest for power. – Alston Chase

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.

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.

Bill Maher Slanders Pope Benedict XVI

Comedian's HBO-sponsored hate speech is nothing new.

German Director to Stage America-Bashing Opera on Set Depicting 9/11 Ruins

Naked actors wearing only Mickey Mouse masks will represent penniless 'victims of capitalism.'

No Forgiving Charlton Heston

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

Post Pulitzer Winner: Ignore CEOs, Treat Them 'Like Social and Political Pariahs'

Business columnist Steven Pearlstein says he advocates pursuing class envy, admits to ignoring CEOs in his reporting.

YouTube's Great Influence, for Good and for Ill

Inspiring 'Last Lecture' and vicious cheerleaders both go viral.

Charlton Heston's 'Controversial' Life

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

ABC Features Teen 'Confessionals'

Story explains why parents should just say no to Spring Break.