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ABC Fails to ID First Elected Black Senator as a Republican - Beaten by White Democrat

ABC anchor Charles Gibson on Wednesday night had time to convey President Barack Obama's praise of Edward Brooke for "breaking barriers" as the first popularly-elected black U.S. Senator, but not ...

ABC Fails to ID First Elected Black Senator as a Republican - Beaten by White Democrat

ABC anchor Charles Gibson on Wednesday night had time to convey President Barack Obama's praise of Edward Brooke for "breaking barriers" as the first popularly-elected black U.S. Senator, but not ...

ABC Fails to ID First Elected Black Senator as a Republican - Beaten by White Democrat

ABC anchor Charles Gibson on Wednesday night had time to convey President Barack Obama's praise of Edward Brooke for "breaking barriers" as the first popularly-elected black U.S. Senator, but not ...

40 Years Since Chappaquiddick; Ted Kennedy 'Would Have Brought Comfort' to Mary Jo Kopechne 'In Her Old Age'

Saturday marked the 40th anniversary of the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, killed July 18, 1969 after leaving a party with Senator Edward Kennedy. Over the course of the past four decades, the media ...

Flashback: John John Was No 'Sun God,' Chappaquiddick Was a Kopechne Tragedy

"The sudden death of the only son of an assassinated President is certainly a major news story, but the TV nets used his death as a chance to launch a week-long tribute to him as America's 'crown ...

Oliver Stone: 'Reagan Was a Dumb Son of a Bitch' Who Spawned Bush

Film producer/director Oliver Stone declared on Friday night's edition of HBO's Real Time that "Reagan was a dumb son of a bitch" and "I really think George W is dumber," but he won't create a ...

Reagan the 'Moses of...Greedy White Men'; Beat Reagan Statue with Shoe Like Saddam's?

On HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, D.L. Hughley insisted "you never saw drugs or drive-byes or homeless people" in inner-cities before Reagan "cut" social programs and became "the Moses ...

Flashback: Wacky Network Quotes from 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre

June 4 is the 20th anniversary of Tiananmen Square. Back in 1989, CBS's Eric Engberg compared the planned assault on students with the Ohio National Guard's panicky shooting into anti-war ...

Flashback: Nets Were Quick to Tag Alito and Roberts as 'Ultra' and 'Hardline' 'Conservatives'

Network anchors and reporters didn't hesitate to apply strong ideological labels (not just quoting others) to President Bush's two Supreme Court nominees, John Roberts and Samuel Alito. Will they ...

The Great Media Depression

News reports depict economy far worse now than during the 1929 stock market crash
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