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There are plenty of reasons to be skeptical about reports about the military strikes in Yemen.
Pundit David Brooks reacts to the Pulitzers: "I'm a little made nervous by the fact that [reporters] really did benefit by what I think of as a repellent, unpatriotic act."
In a USA Today op-ed, Fox News liberal Kirsten Powers weighs in on Brandeis University's decision to rescind its offer to honor the anti-Muslim activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali during commencement activities.
A new book argues that the conventional wisdom about kids and parenting isn't just misguided or inaccurate; it forms a worldview reinforces and recommends a specific, deeply conservative, political ideology.
CBS host Bob Schieffer wanted an expert on Ukraine, so he woke up John McCain.
A merger of two massive media companies--which raises some fundamental questions about one corporation holding enormous power over cable, broadband and programming--isn't generating any interest over at MSNBC.
Time's Jon Meacham is, once again, telling readers to think differently about the Bush family.
Right-wing pundits spin the new Obamacare numbers. Media botch the timeline on Israel/Palestine negotiations. Bill O'Reilly finds Judeo-Christian roots on the Supreme Court walls--but misses everything else that's there.
New York Times op-ed writers shed crocodile tears over the prospect that climate advocates they have done their level best to undermine might not be getting their message out effectively.
NBC's Meet the Press is introducing segments called "Meeting America," billed as an attempt to get out of the Beltway bubble. It's a fine idea in theory, but their first installment, a look at the Keystone XL pipeline, was a flop.
Both the New York Post and the Daily News sensationalized, for the second day in a row, revelations that Al Sharpton was an informant for the FBI. Revelations first alluded to in 1988 by Newsday, to be specific.
When the Washington Post's David Ignatius writes a column headlined "Putin Steals the CIA's Playbook on Anti-Soviet Covert Operations," is that supposed to be a criticism or a compliment?
Some stories are easy to understand--or would be, if media reported the facts without so much spin. As hard as it might be to believe, the roots of the current Israel/Palestine negotiating impasse is one of those stories.
Time thinks Mary Jo White will be a good SEC chair because...she approves of torturing Guantanamo prisoners?
Fox host Bill O'Reilly sees Moses at the Supreme Court as proof of America's Judeo-Christian roots. But wait till he finds out who else is depicted on the Court walls.