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  • 5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

    NEW YORK (AP) — The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have been Michael Bay's sequel-reboot hybrid "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the lone movie to even approach $1 billion globally....

  • Chelsea Clinton leaves NBC News

    Clinton, whose first child is due later this year, drew widespread criticism for her limited role at the network that nevertheless earned her a $600,000 annual salary, far above the pay for most correspondents.

  • Another Ferguson? Wait, wrong race, no interest

    Why has there been no media interest in the police shooting of an apparently unarmed suspect in Salt Lake City?

  • Dairy group says it didn't intend to deny access

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho dairy industry group said Tuesday it didn't intend to deny media access to dairies when it mailed a letter to about 500 members urging them to turn down interview and tour requests. The letter from the United Dairymen of Idaho was sent anonymously to The Associated...

  • ABC News makes changes at top broadcasts

    NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News is making leadership changes behind the scenes at its top two broadcasts. The network announced Tuesday that Tom Cibrowski (sih-BROW-skee), the top executive behind "Good Morning America" as it passed by NBC's "Today" show in the ratings, will become a top deputy to...

  • China courts documentaries as it limits expression

    BEIJING (AP) — China is wooing filmmakers at the same time as it's cracking down on them. Authorities are handing more slots to documentaries, giving even independent filmmakers a chance to be shown on state television. But while China is avidly pursuing what it considers serious content to...

  • The politicized life: MSNBC anchor uses popular ice bucket challenge to encourage voter registration

    MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid over the weekend participated in the popular "ice bucket challenge" to benefit the ALS Association, an organization dedicated to combating Lou Gehrig's Disease.

  • Mainstream Media Scream: George Stephanopoulos frets over ISIS 'overreacting'

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features ABC "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos fretting over strong U.S. action against the terrorist group ISIS.

  • Few details month after reporters detained in Iran

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater freedom and the old hard-line establishment....

  • The Ferguson feeding frenzy

    The most poisonous "-ism" now infecting Ferguson, Mo., is not virulent racism. It's viral narcissism.

  • Are Republicans abandoning the Obamacare issue? Doubtful

    In a bit of dubious cherry-picking, a new Bloomberg article concludes that the Affordable Care Act is losing its effectiveness as a political issue for Republicans and is diminishing as a major issue. 

  • Is this the breaking point? Media, pundits furious with Obama for golfing as ISIS horrors go unanswered

    President Obama delivered a brief statement Wednesday on ISIS' beheading of American photojournalist James Foley, a momentary pause that was immediately followed by his return to the golf course.

  • The media and the mob

    Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Mo., seem to be in the minority.

  • Rove-backed Crossroads adds Colo. to fall TV plan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the states where it will be advertising this fall, booking more than $6 million in television time and taking its post-Labor Day media budget to more than $26 million. The Karl Rove-backed...

  • The people who 'explain the news' look like they don't actually read the news

    It would take hours to list Vox's numerous mistakes and errors, so we won't even try. But it's sometimes worth noting the really silly nonsense as it occurs, to point out when America's self-proclaimed “explainers of the news" are flat-out wrong.



From the Weekly Standard

  • ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

    "Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick,” President Obama told the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 26. He repeated the thought in...

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  • Small Ball in Wisconsin

    West Allis, Wis. --  Scott Walker looked relaxed. Dressed in light blue Levi’s jeans, a navy polo shirt, and white and gray Nike sneakers, the Wisconsin governor had just finished speaking at a...

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  • Democrats Take the Low Road

    Conway, Ark. "Tom Cotton voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola,” a TV ad in Arkansas declared last week. The ad came from Democrat Mark Pryor, who is running for reelection to...

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