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Swaggering Swingtown

CBS looks to set new records in broadcast debauchery.

California Supremes Order Homosexual 'Marriage'-- Will Citizens Submit?

Dissenting justices called the ruling a startling act of legal jujitsu that oversteps judicial power.

TIME's Campaign Coverage in Question

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

Religion: How ABC Loathes Thee

Boston Legal episode is a vehicle for anti-religious propaganda under the guise of entertainment.

Junking the Real Meaning of Art: RIP Mr. Rauschenberg

Inspired by Rauschenberg's success and unbound by considerations of skill or beauty, a generation of artists was freed to slap together virtually anything and call it Art.

<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 ...

ABC's Good Morning America Exploits Sex… Again

The premiere of Sex and the City, The Movie gives rise to another salacious news story.

Librarians Against, and For, Censorship

Challenging libraries to provide titles they're not stocking would turn the tables and make people realize that librarians can also be censorious in the titles they choose not to display. The mere ...

TIME: Have a Baby, Wreck the Environment

If you have to have kids, at least reduce their carbon footprint.

ABC's Mother's Day Gift to Viewers: A Same-Sex 'Wedding'

Brothers and Sisters is the first network series to showcase a same-sex union between regular characters. The show continues the network's taboo-busting – or standards-eroding – trend in ...

CBS Evening News Touts Financial Discipline Expert, but Omits Her Faith Motivation

Reporter Richard Schlesinger is surprised by the notion of giving 10% to charity, the Biblical principle of tithing.

Applauding 'Grand Theft'

Yes, young lads, you can visit strip clubs and get lap dances, pick up prostitutes, go on assassination missions and conduct gangland-style executions. The New York Times applauded the game's ...

Stars and Stripes, Newsweek Tut-Tut Concerns about Porn on Military Bases

The big newsweekly suggests Congressman's motive for proposing a ban is re-election, not the welfare of the troops.

Walters Makes Light of Adultery in Autobiography

News of Barbara Walters' cheating past gets a free pass from Oprah and The Washington Post.

NBC Showcases Heartthrob with a Message

Bella star Eduardo Verastegui appeared on Today to promote the movie's DVD release, but revealed how he found deeper meaning in life than fame and fortune.

Taboo-Busting ABC Touts Sister-Brother Love

Good Morning America jolts viewers awake with a puff piece on incest.

Newsweek Helps Obama Four Different Ways

Magazine spares no efforts to help Obama over the Wright hurdle.

Left Wing and Wright Brained?

Liberal media pundits are trying to excuse Barack Obama's 20-year ties to the Rev. Jeremiah Wright by suggesting that Wright's ravings are no worse than a single comment by Jerry Falwell.

GOP Again Challenging Dem Patriotism - But Where's the Times' Evidence?

Robin Toner's still whining about Michael Dukakis: "[In 1988] the Republicans used the symbols of nationhood (notably, whether schoolchildren should be required to recite the Pledge of Allegiance) ...

CW Blasphemes God (with a Wink and a Nod) in Ads for Teen Drama

Gossip Girl campaign uses text-message shorthand over racy photos and videos.

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.

A May Day for Feminism at the Post

Women belong in combat, and mothers don't need husbands.

CBS's Criminal Minds Smears Christians

Gay son becomes serial killer because religious dad tried to beat him straight.

Obama's 'Pastor Souljah' Moment

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

Opponents of Muslim School "Divisive," "Self-Appointed Watchdogs"

Overdramatic Andrea Elliott: Opponents of a Muslim public school and its principal Debbie Almontaser are part "of a growing and organized movement to stop Muslim citizens who are seeking an ...

Miley Media Mania

This picture spoke more than 1,000 words.

On Sunday, ABC, CBS Showcase Atheist Suing Army

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

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.

Obama and the Hip-Hop Problem

So Barack Obama is feeling like a pimp?