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Saints and Swearing

After zooming in on a woman wearing an obscene T-shirt at an NFL game, Fox apologized - but the network is suing for the right to broadcast the F-bomb any time of day.

New York Times Spins Leftist Social Agenda into 'Governing from the Center'

Promoting high-octane social liberalism is not centrist government.

Newsweek Plays Spiritual Jackass

Newsweek column serves to ridicule and undermine religious faith.

NY Times to Marriage: Drop Dead

The New York Times celebrates women's "liberation" from dependence on men and the institution of marriage.

Studies Show Violence on Television Permeates All Genres

Violence on television has reached record levels, so we can expect more aggressive behavior from children. Read the studies here.

The Ancient Problem of TV Violence

Concerns about violence on television date back to 1954. But who would have predicted television could be as noxious as it is today?

More Violence, More Sex, More Troubled Kids

Prime time TV is more violent than ever before, more of the violence is sex-related, and children are paying the price.

Pro-Life Website Forces Correction From NY Times

Five weeks after the New York Times was notified about a major error in its reporting on abortions in El Salvador, the newspaper finally ran a correction on Sunday.

Of Major News Outlets, Only NBC Gets Amniotic Stem Cell Story Right

A research breakthrough indicates that amniotic stem cells may provide all of the potential therapeutic benefits of embryonic stem cells, but without killing a human embryo.

MTV Promotes the Death of Innocence

Do parents actually watch what their kids watch on MTV? Or, in the effort to be "un-priggish," have they completely abdicated responsibility to turn the garbage off?

Hollywood's Four-Letter Word: GOD

Atheist activist Sam Harris recently proclaimed on National Public Radio that America needed a lot more mockery of religious belief.

Media Use Premarital Sex Study to Attack Abstinence Funding

Isn't rampant premarital sex a reason to expand federal abstinence programs?

Media Use Premarital Sex Study to Attack Abstinence Funding

Isn't rampant premarital sex a reason to expand federal abstinence programs?

The Gospel of Truth? Says Who?

At Christmastime, ''U.S. News and World Report'' Breathes New Life into Old Errors

The Gospel of Truth? Says Who?

At Christmastime, "U.S. News and World Report" Breathes New Life into Old Errors

Newsweek: Jesus is a "nice Jewish boy"

Newsweek offers up the annual Christmas season story undermining orthodox Christian faith.

Newsweek: Jesus is a "nice Jewish boy"

Newsweek offers up the annual Christmas season story undermining orthodox Christian faith.

A&E's "Wedding Wars" Shamelessly Plugs Gay "Marriage"

Caricatures abound in this fantasy about a nation-wide strike by gays and supporters of gay "marriage"

War on Christmas? Bah, Humbug.

The media are turning a blind eye to one of our most important cultural and Constitutional conflicts.

Bob in Japan

Bob Knight discusses Mary Cheney's fatherless baby.

In Chicago, a Fairy and Santa Are In, Jesus Is Out

The Christkindl, or Christmas Fairy, is welcome at a Christmas festival in Chicago. So is Santa Claus. But a film about the birth of Jesus has provoked city officials to lower the boom.

Throwing the Book at 'Religious Right'

Halloween and the election are over, but the media's favorite boogeyman is still roaming the land.

Mum's the Word on Radical Democrat Social Agenda

Media avoid awakening traditional values voters by ignoring Democrat plans.

Tempting Target: Media Try to Persuade Conservatives to Stay Home

With the November elections looming, the biggest players in the mainstream media are casting aside objectivity to mount an all-out effort to discourage values voters from going to the polls.

Media Downplay New Jersey's Gay Marriage Ruling as Election Day Approaches

The major media are soft-selling the New Jersey Supreme Court's Wednesday decision ordering "gay marriage" or its equivalent, lest the ruling become a fire bell in the night for social ...

Fear Factor: A Times Critic on Judge Richard Posner's "Chilling Book"

Two law professor/bloggers are not impressed with Kakutani's "arguments" against libertarian Judge Posner's provacative take on liberty in an age of terrorism.

NBC: Well-Paid Teachers Still 'Deserve Better'

Reporter ignores how educators earn more than most households, yet work only 10 months in a year.