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Rush Limbaugh, Vindicated

The liberal media refuse to report about Jesse Macbeth or any of the phony soldiers who have misrepresented their military experience to attack the Iraq war policy.

Cold Case Is Cold Hearted Toward Amish

During the anniversary week of the Lancaster County massacre, CBS's drama blames the 'oppressive' Amish culture for the murder of an Amish girl.

Confirmed: Faithful Folk are More Generous

Research supports CMI study finding that religious people are more likely than secular people to give of their money and time.

ABC Takes 'Big Shots' at Traditional Values

New dramedy normalizes irresponsible sexual behavior, depicts grown men as eternal adolescents.

ABC Airs Two Segments Blaming Guns, Not Criminals

However, the story takes an unexpected twist when an infamous killer accepts personal responsibility for his crimes.

CBS's Cold Case Adds Insult to Injury

Last Sunday they savaged evangelical Christians. This Sunday, one year after the Lancaster County schoolhouse massacre, they'll poke their fingers in the eyes of the Amish.

C'mon Britney, Turn it Around

Spears is ruining her life and the media are feasting on the spectacle.

Film of Abortion Aftermath Too Hard for 'Angry' Film Critic to Take

I suggest the faint of heart skip the rest of this paragraph, warned New York Times movie reviewer Manohla Dargis before relaying the graphic details of the aftermath of an abortion. My initial ...

Two Lewd Tuesdays

Oprah promotes, Whoopi volunteers for irresponsible sex.

The Frustrated Family Hour

Since 2000-2001, violent content during the family hour has increased 52 percent. Sexual content is up 22 percent.

60 Minutes Changes Tune on Thomas

The CBS news magazine treats the conservative black Supreme Court Justice with unprecedented respect, in contrast to Thomas's Senate confirmation hearings

A Modern-Day Stoning?!? Cold Case Smears Christian Kids

CBS's entertainment division portrays devout teens as murderers and hypocrites and their youth pastor as a pervert, while taking cheap shots at abstinence education.

Irresponsible Adults and 'Artistic' Perverts

When adults abdicate responsibility as protectors of children and vanguards of public morality and decency, children become the nation's most endangered species. When adults equate legal with ...

The Scoundrel Song of David Banner

No matter how pornographic his lyrics, no matter how many kids he helps to corrupt, no matter how callously he maligns fellow citizens as niggas and hoes and no matter how coarsely he portrays ...

Was Blind, but Now She Sees – Thanks to a U.S. Soldier

ABC World News profiles an Army sergeant who took responsibility to help a suffering Iraqi girl.

TIME Plays TV Doctor: Suggests Vatican Gave Pope John Paul II A Push Into Death

TIME promotes the views of an Italian doctor who did what the magazine condemned Senator Bill Frist for doing: diagnosing a patient from video footage.

Will the Media Cover THIS Story?

Will public nudity and sexual acts performed in broad daylight in San Francisco streets, while police stand by doing nothing, generate headlines on national newscasts?

The Death of Sportsmanship

Rutgers University is known as the birthplace of college football, but in the last few weeks it's seemed more like the deathplace of sportsmanship.

Kid Nation Ties for Top Ratings

Viewers attracted by adorable children or train wreck hype?

Media Juiced on Celebrity Hype

Camp O.J. has taken over Las Vegas.

"Resegregation" in Alabama Schools (and in Omaha Too?)

Guilt by association: "Tuscaloosa, where George Wallace once stood defiantly in the schoolhouse door to keep blacks out of the University of Alabama...."

Embarrassing Celebrity Pundits

A key measure we have for punditry in our political culture is fame, not a display of any brains.

Rutgers Fans' Abuse of Navy Players Elicits Media Yawn

Journalists leaped to the defense of the Rutgers women's basketball players, but Navy men's football players seem to be fair game.

Kathy Griffin's Unfunny Jesus Joke

Comedienne crosses the line by mocking Christ while accepting an Emmy award.

MSNBC's Olbermann Condemns Lieberman for Speaking at Pro-Troops Concert

TV host expresses disdain for flag-waving American patriots.

Running for President While Running from Marriage

The media must make candidates take clear positions on whether to amend the Constitution to protect one-man, one-woman marriage.

Opposing 9/11 Remembrance

Commemorating the victims of al-Qaeda's sneak attack is growing tedious, even annoying, and may play into the hands of the Bush administration, according to NPR and The New York Times.

Tempting Teens with Spicy Commercials

In the quest for buzz, advertisers continue to sink to new lows – now they're suggesting irresponsible sexual behavior to children.