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Expelled Encounters Liberal Media Hostility

Documentary exposes the academy's emotional and ideological commitment to evolution, and its anti-scientific refusal to consider evidence for intelligent design.

ABC's View Girls Skip Down the Yellow Brick Road with Obama

Most panelists choose to coddle the candidate, not examine his character and values.

CBS Early Show Gives Planned Parenthood Star Treatment

Kate Walsh plays a doctor on TV. Who cares what she thinks about abstinence education and STDs?

ABC Follows 'Born Gay' Script to a T

Good Morning America promotes the latest gay gene study, and marginalizes the opposing scientific voice by labeling him as religious.

NBC Touts New Do-It-Yourself Paternity Test

Today Show fails to address the moral implications.

Dumbest Book of the Year

Even liberals cannot trust the new book by Eric Alterman, Why We're Liberals.

Washington Post Swoons over Hollywood Leftists Come to D.C.

News media help entertainment media 'progressives' spread message about separating church and state.

All They Need Is Love?

ABC's Good Morning America fails to ask hard questions when a transgendered 'man' announces 'his' pregnancy.

Oh, Those Naughty Broadcasters

NBC pokes its finger in the FCC's eye, and Fox says 'No' to paying fine.

Networks Spurn Clinton-Obama Spat over Character and Values

Reporters are more concerned about Democratic prospects in November than in telling the American people who Clinton and Obama really are.

Hollywood's Holy Week Christophobic Fantasy: Zealot Stones Mother to Death

On NBC's Law & Order, a college student influenced by a radical Christian youth minister murders his mother to save her soul after she commits adultery with a Muslim.

FaithShatters: ABC Takes an Ill-Informed Whack at Creationists

During Holy Week, the Nightline series FaithMatters ridicules Biblical literalists.

Beyond Bunnies and Jelly Bellies: USA Today Explores True Meaning of Easter

Article challenges popular definition of sin and allows Christians to cite the correct definition.

Does Profanity Reign Supreme?

What Hollywood really wants – and in a cowardly way, is refusing to declare publicly – is the right to bombard your living room, and your children, with obscenities.

ABC's Raddatz Recoils from True Political Leadership

Reporter is appalled that Cheney refuses to base Iraq strategy on public opinion polls, as network coverage of the war's fifth anniversary emphasizes costs, ignores benefits.

Scoring Points by Demonizing Falwell

Unlike Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Jerry Falwell was no hater.

Obama Can Run, but He Can't Hide Without Media Help – and They're Helping

The networks gloss over the candidate's failure, in a crucial speech, to explain why he remained in a church that preaches hatred of America.

Keeping 'Pigs' Out of Your Parlor

The Supreme Court will rule on fleeting expletives and broadcast indecency.

Money Talks, but Will Hollywood Listen?

A new study shows less profanity in film leads to higher profits for movie studios.

Lewis Black, Anti-Catholic Hack

Black is the star of a brand new Comedy Central show named The Root of All Evil. Comedians act like prosecutors, with Black as judge, trying to determine which of two allegedly evil forces is ...

A Book for Culture Warriors

CMIs Colleen Raezler reviews the blockbuster book by Carol Platt Liebau documenting the blizzard of provocative sexual messages the media are sending to our children. Prude: How the Sex-Obsessed ...

Thanks, Kristen

The girl behind the Spitzer scandal deserves some media attention too.

Couric Shocked, Shocked! That 50% of Teen Girls Are Sexually Active, and 25% Have STDs

An expert interviewed by CBS misses the link between 'comprehensive' sex ed and runaway rates of HPV.

Reporting the Spitzer Scandal: The Good, the Bad and the Outrageous

Jeff Greenfield tells it like it is; Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz says sweep it under the rug.

Whoopi! ABC's Goldberg Calls for Legalizing Prostitution

The View's hostess responds to the Spitzer scandal by arguing for decriminalizing the flesh trade, ignoring the pain of infidelity and the exploitation of vulnerable women.

Stand By Your Womanizer

Hopefully, the Spitzer family will experience forgiveness and reconciliation. That takes time and work. But exploitation of the family by the one who broke the trust is hardly the right catalyst.

ABC, NBC Continue to Ignore Personal Responsibility for Foreclosures

Four months after CMI released a study on debt coverage,only CBS addresses the character question in mortgage crisis stories.

ABC Highlights Gambler Suing Casinos for Enabling Addiction

Good Morning America ditches character, personal responsibility.

Rolling Stone Editor: 'Hillary Clinton Has Really Exhibited Some of the Things that Most Disgust Us about Politics'

Eric Bates tells MSNBC the Clinton campaign attacks on Obama are a 'veiled kind of racism' and says he favors Obama's campaign approach with new media.

Washington Post Targets Mother in Tangled Tango Reporting

A Virginia school system employee and her children have been exposed to retaliation for opposing a pro-gay children's book.