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  • Obama nominated for ... an Emmy?

    How does Emmy-award winner President Obama sound?

  • What the obituarists never said about Dick Scaife

    On the day after his 82nd birthday, on Independence Day to be precise, a giant passed away, Richard Scaife. The man had style. He departed decorously as the nation was happily celebrating its 238th birthday. His sense of style has not been often mentioned in the obituaries, nor have his wit and...

  • Censorship: 38 journalism groups slam Obama's 'politically-driven suppression of news'

    38 journalism groups have assailed the president's team for censoring media coverage, limiting access to top officials and "politically-driven suppression of the news."

  • Website apologizes for Clooney mother-in-law story

    LONDON (AP) — The British website Mail Online apologized Wednesday to George Clooney for alleging that his fiancee's mother opposed their marriage on religious grounds — a story Clooney called both wrong and irresponsible. Clooney is engaged to Beirut-born London lawyer Amal Alamuddin,...

  • The importance of slow news

    Wars, plane crashes, mass murder -- it's easy to report news that happens suddenly. Reporters do a good job covering that. But we do a bad job telling you about what's really changing in the world, because we miss the stories that happen slowly.

  • NBC News' Chuck Todd: Obama administration looks like it's 'struggling to run the government'

    An MSNBC panel suggested Wednesday that the myriad of scandals surrounding the White House have finally overwhelmed top Obama officials, giving off the sense that the administration is "struggling to run the government."

  • Rep. Jim Bridenstine urges media to ignore HHS coverage guidelines for illegal immigrants

    Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., is urging reporters and news crews to ignore media guidelines laid out by the Department of Health and Human Services in a recent invite to tour a holding facility for underage illegal immigrants in the Sooner State.

  • Dinesh D'Souza's new movie points conservatives in the right direction

    Do we conservatives really mean it when we say that we need to promote our ideas in the popular culture through books, movies and other media? If so, we need to support people like Dinesh D'Souza and his latest movie and book, America: Imagine a World Without Her.

  • Is banning 'fringe views' from the media how liberals want to deal with conservatives?

    First they came for freedom of speech. Then it was freedom of religion. Is freedom of the press for "fringe" voices next?

  • Late-night US talk show 'Conan' debuts in China

    BEIJING (AP) — The American late-night talk show "Conan" has racked up more than 3 million hits since its debut on an online video site in China. The comedy show hosted by Conan O'Brien and featuring celebrity interviews is available on the website of Sohu Video, a unit of Chinese online...

  • Major Venezuelan newspaper to be sold

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — One of Venezuela's oldest and most prestigious newspapers has been sold amid increasing government pressure on independent news media. The editor in chief of Caracas-based El Universal, Elides Rojas, confirmed that a group of Spanish investors had bought the...

  • Unshackled from White House decorum, Jay Carney takes veiled shot at the press

    In a New York Times Magazine interview published Thursday, Carney complained that reporters have a habit of "chasing the same soccer ball down the field," meaning asking the same questions over and over again, that "reinforces a shallow approach."

  • When the president becomes fodder for late night comedians: U.S. World Cup chant edition

    When a president's approval rating is in the dumps, it's only natural that he becomes fodder for late-night comedians. And why not? He's low-hanging fruit.

  • Ex-newspaper editor named Pulitzers administrator

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Pulitzer Prizes, among journalism's highest honors, have a new administrator. Mike Pride, the former editor of the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire and a former member of the Pulitzer board, was named to the post Tuesday by the board and Columbia University in New York,...

  • That bad, huh? Newspaper so disappointed in Obama it apologizes for 2008 endorsement

    President Obama has so far been a major disappointment to even his most ardent supporters, his approval numbers steadily falling to fresh lows. And the president is apparently such a disappointment, that the Billings Gazette in Montana felt compelled last week to apologize to its readers for...



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