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NYT Neuters Obama's Cutie Comments on Kamala Harris, But WashPost Suggests 'White House Boy's Club'

President Obama causes ruffles on a fundraising jaunt in San Francisco when he said that state Attorney General Kamala Harris was "by far the best-looking attorney general in the country." The ...
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Sen. Reid Blames Marines Deaths on Sequester, New York Times Stays Silent

The New York Times reported on the tragic death of seven Marines on a training exercise in Nevada. But reporters Eric Schmitt and Timothy Williams selectively quoted Democratic Majority leader ...
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As North Korea Threatens, New York Times Avoids Obama's Missile Defense Flip-Flop

The New York Times story on the Pentagon's responding to North Korea's latest belligerence by deploying additional ballistic missile interceptors along the Pacific coast led Saturday's paper. But ...
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Hugo Chavez Loved Baseball and the South Bronx, NY Times Gushes

Propaganda for the late left-wing strongman of Venezuela Hugo Chavez keeps popping up in strange places in the New York Times. Reporter Frances Robles took a trip down leftist memory lane with ...
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NY Times Buries Sen. Paul's Filibuster, While Wash Post Carries Two Full News Stories

Republican Sen. Rand Paul's filibuster on Attorney General Eric Holder's refusal to rule out drone strikes against U.S. citizens was absent from the front page of the New York Times. The ...
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CNN Catches Obama's Falsehood on Sequester; Networks Barely Report It

CNN's Dana Bash fact-checked President Obama's falsehood about the sequester on Friday, but the major networks didn't exactly follow CNN's lead in reporting his blatant distortion. In his ...

NY Times' Dao Sees Marines Leaving War With Hope, But Edited Out a Marine's Hope in 2005

New York Times military reporter James Dao filed from Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan on the Marine Corps leaving the country, "As Marines Exit Afghan Province, a Feeling That a Campaign Was Worth ...

NYT: Republican Cuccinelli Is Controversial in Virginia Gov. Race, but Not Ex-Clintonite Terry McAuliffe?

New York Times reporter Trip Gabriel saw a controversial candidate on one side of the Virginia governor's race, perhaps the biggest political race this year – Republican Kenneth Cuccinelli, ...
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Big Three Network Double Standard on Labeling Scandalous Politicians

All too often when reporters are discussing Democrats caught in scandals, they develop a peculiar speech impediment that prevents them from uttering the "D" word. However, when members of the ...
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Blind Spot? Howard Kurtz Rips Coverage of Rubio's 'Watergate' But Ignores CNN's Stunt

CNN media critic Howard Kurtz ripped the press infatuation with Sen. Marco Rubio's water sip as "profoundly depressing," but on Sunday's Reliable Sources he wouldn't call out his own network's ...
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