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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.

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.

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.

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.

It's a Wrap! Hollywood Writers to Vote on Ending Strike Today

So much for the culture's reprieve from the nightly assault on traditional values delivered by fresh-off-the-keyboard television shows.

CBS and Devilish Dexter

Dexter finds killing and dismembering human beings to be intoxicating. CBS thinks we, too, should be fascinated and intoxicated by that.

Character, Personified

Marine Sean Stokes exemplified courage, patriotism and selflessness in winning the Silver Star in Iraq.

Super Bowl Ads Score with More Laughs but a Few Yecchs

This year's broadcast toned down the sexy ads, pumped up the humor and connected for a touchdown with the Declaration of Independence.

ABC Casts Stones at Evangelical Financial Advisers

Anchor Dan Harris challenges the 'quality' of advice proffered by counselors who apply Biblical principles to money, mortgages and credit cards.

Who Knew? CBS Develops a Conscience on Britney

Maggie Rodriguez announces The Early Show will show extreme restraint regarding paparazzi photos.

Choose-Life Movie Plots? They're Fictions, 'Consoling' and 'Cutesy'

Only pro-abortion movies are honest about the lives of women, in the view of Washington Post movie reviewer Ann Hornaday.

CBS's Couric Unloads Both Barrels at Religion

Don't trust those flock-fleecing televangelists – and keep that Bible far away from me!

CBS Reveals: John Edwards Influenced by Soviet-Linked Marxist I.F. Stone

What book would the former Vice Presidential nominee bring into the White House? A book by a man so radical he blamed South Korea for starting the Korean War.

America's Tabloid Coliseum

During the Roman Empire days, people would cram into coliseums to be entertained by gladiators fighting to the death. Have we created a modern American counterpart?

A "Cruel" Arizona Law Means Illegals No Longer Get Money for College

How dare they: A new Arizona law limits financial assistance for college to actual citizens!

Take Two Pills and Reserve Your Place in Rehab

NBC highlights prescription drug abuse, but only in the wake of tragedy.

Building Character One Boy at a Time

NBC Nightly News spotlights one man's effort to chart a new course for troubled boys.

ABC News Pimping for Ratings

For insight on Nevada presidential politics, most national journalists might turn to political science profs at UNLV or perhaps some local ink-stained wretches. Not ABC World News Saturday. They ...

Judging Churches for Being Judgmental

The Wall Street Journal runs a hostile, one-sided article about church discipline.