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    Will Bob Schieffer Move Toward the Center?

    Mon, 11/17/2014 - 22:08
    Bob Schieffer is right that "a lot of people" think the Democrats should move to the "center"--especially journalists and pundits, who have been saying this for at least 30 years. There's no reason to think it's especially good advice, but that doesn't seem to matter.

    No, NPR Did Not Ask Cosby About Rape Accusations

    Mon, 11/17/2014 - 22:03
    NPR's Scott Simon didn't ask Bill Cosby about the sexual assault allegations made against him by numerous women. There was no "rape question."

    Is Keystone Coverage Getting Worse?

    Mon, 11/17/2014 - 17:29
    The Keystone XL pipeline is back in the news. But some of the coverage is as bad as ever--if not worse.

    FAIR TV: CBS's Ebola Omission, Bush Iraq Lie and Climate Change, Fox-Style

    Fri, 11/14/2014 - 16:19
    60 Minutes went to Liberia to cover the ebola crisis. The segment by correspondent Lara Logan was moving and dramatic; but who was missing? George W. Bush is back in the news and still peddling some tall tales about the Iraq War. Plus the Fox News Channel manages to sneak a little climate change denial into a brief mention of the latest IPCC report. Fair and balanced.

    Obama's 'Hot Anti-Wall Street Rhetoric'?

    Thu, 11/13/2014 - 17:33
    Politico says bankers are fond of Hillary Clinton, in part because of "Obama’s hot, anti-Wall Street rhetoric." What are they talking about?

    Fareed Zakaria Wants a Better Public

    Thu, 11/13/2014 - 14:42
    Zakaria has a different standard for ignorant citizens and ignorant politicians--not to mention ignorant media pundits.

    CBS Covers Liberia's Ebola Crisis–Without Liberian Voices

    Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:10
    CBS presented a very moving and dramatic account of the fight against ebola in Liberia. But no Liberians spoke in the piece.

    Never Too Late to Tell Old Iraq Lies

    Tue, 11/11/2014 - 15:46
    Perhaps it is fitting that George W. Bush would say, "When you say something as president, you better mean it"--and then say something so demonstrably false.