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Runaway Bridal Coverage

Nets ignore crucial California Supreme Court case on same-sex 'marriage.'

'Aspirational TV?' Or More Cable Voyeurism?

Bravo introduces Real Housewives of New York City.

Media Spike Story on Obama Citing Jesus to Justify Same-Sex Civil Unions

Not a single paper or network covers Obama rejecting the Book of Romans' teaching on homosexuality.

NBC's Medium Casts Arizona Senator and Ex-POW as Murderer, Cannibal

Are the writers trying to send a backhanded political message, or will next week's episode feature a corrupt murdering female senator from New York?

Clueless in Obama Nation

On Sunday, at Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio, Sen. Obama promoted homosexual legal civil unions in answer to a question posed by a pastor, and then threw out this challenge: If people find ...

The Sunday Washington Post on Satanic Rock: 'Two Horns Up!'

This underlines how low the Post will go for Internet traffic numbers.

Network Jailbreak

NBC, ABC and CBS loose their America-bashing impulse in stories on the U.S. incarceration rate.

ABC Addresses 'Moral Hazard' of Government Bailouts

Taxpayer-funded rescues for people facing foreclosure could encourage even greater financial risk-taking.

NBC Focuses on Quality Family Time

Today Show highlights low-cost, low-tech ways for families to spend time together.

GMA: Is Victoria's Secret Too Sexy?

ABC un-coverage crams dozens of semi-dressed models and naked body parts into two minutes of morning television news.

John McCain: Disqualified at Birth?

Just the latest flaky, negative story on McCain since he apparently clinched the GOP nomination.

Bill Buckley Made It Okay to Be a Conservative

I was a conservative as a kid, but fell under the sway of liberal profs and the New Age culture. But Buckley was a key force in pulling me back to reality.

Anointing Misguided Leaders: the Networks Disservice to Black America

CMI senior editor Brian Fitzpatrick studies coverage of the biggest civil rights story of 2007 and finds that the networks sought comments only from the liberal black establishment, never from ...

Religion in America and on the Network News

It's always interesting to see how different news organizations report the exact same information.

It's Sweeps Week -- ABC News to Focus on Sex Tonight

For 20/20 it's infidelity, for Nightline it's the merits of porn.

CBS Evening News Acknowledges that Premature Babies Feel Pain

The network leaves one question unanswered: why do some physicians still say infants don't feel pain?

FCC Complaint Filed Against NBC's Las Vegas

Show aired one day after Jane Fonda dropped the c-word on NBC's Today.

The New York Times, John McCain, and the Abuse of Ethics Reporting

By playing politics with a story, America's 'paper of record' has made it more difficult for journalists to keep politicians accountable for their moral conduct.

Dear Abby, or Dear Dr. Ruth?

A mother should accept her daughter making a living by running porn sites?

'Dumb' Americans

Author Susan Jacoby attacks conservatives and religious believers while promoting new book.

Nets Ignore Michelle Obama's Lack of Pride in America

News shows do cover Barack Obama's insignificant plagiarism spat with Hillary Clinton.

Sex Education Veers the Wrong Way

The Washington Post steers parents to a perfectly awful book about sex, Robie Harris's It's Perfectly Normal.

Nets Slam Gun Rights

Following the Valentine's Day shootings at NIU, the network tom-toms pounded out the familiar anti-Second Amendment beat – even taking whacks at Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Kids, Courage and Character

Sometimes facing your fears can have unexpected results.

ABC Goes to Yale for Sex Week

Nightline co-anchor to moderate debate on porn.

Morning Media's Valentines to Vulgarity

Jane Fonda drops the C-bomb on NBC's Today Show, and ABC's The View trots out bare-chested Chippendales and condoms.

Liar, Liar, Who's the Liar?

Baseball great Roger Clemens and his former trainer testify before Congress. While the media and America wonder which one lied, the real issue is what the scandal says about our culture.

Washington Post Sends Big Valentine to Multi-Partner 'Relationships'

Polyamory. It's not about sex, it's about loving yourself. Really? It may also be about redefining marriage.

CNN Headline News Backs Transgenderism – For an 8-Year-Old

Prime News host Richelle Carey's piece was so biased, the TransYouth Family Advocates are using it to raise money.

Turning Fool's Gold Into the Real Thing

Despite his short-term pledge of support, soon-to-be father McConaughey is telegraphing the message that he might or might not be around for the long haul.