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  • Forget Karl Rove, Fox role in 'Lie of the Year' is what matters

    Forget Karl Rove, Fox role in 'Lie of the Year' is what matters
    While much is being made of Karl Rove's post-election return to the air this week on Fox, I don't think that's really the news that matters these days at Rupert Murdoch's channel. Reflecting in a way the very post-election GOP malaise that they...
  • Possibility of Baltimore Sun sale brings interest from investors

    Possibility of Baltimore Sun sale brings interest from investors
    The possibility that the Tribune Co. will sell its newspapers after an imminent exit from bankruptcy has set off a new round of speculation about The Baltimore Sun's future ownership — along with expressions of interest from potential buyers....
  • Kate and Will are pregnant

    Kate and Will are pregnant
    I was giving a speech once to a group of career women who had decided to be stay-at-home moms, and I was waiting to be introduced when I overheard an animated conversation between two of them. "So, the doctor said she could have a serving of grapes,...
  • If Ben Carson really wants 'rational' discussion, why's he on Fox News so often?

    If Ben Carson really wants 'rational' discussion, why's he on Fox News so often?
    In stepping down last week as a speaker at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine commencement, Dr. Ben Carson again took on the role of media/culture critic and martyr to "political correctness." "Someday in the future, it is my hope and prayer that...
  • Political comedy bits: The five best of July

    Political comedy bits: The five best of July
    About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She also...
  • Friday morning talkers: Welcome to the age of the flying car

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles • No! The horror! Rick Perry...
  • White House emails show Obama White House attacking, excluding Fox News

    White House emails show Obama White House attacking, excluding Fox News
    I honestly don't know if I have the emotional energy for this post today. I fought this battle in 2009 when the White House went to war with Fox, and I have the scars to prove it. I am so tired of standing up for journalistic principles in the middle...
  • TV press doing the job on debt ceiling - Networks carry Obama's Friday news conference

    TV press doing the job on debt ceiling - Networks carry  Obama's Friday news conference
    During the economic meltdown of 2008, I was appalled by the emotional, rollercoaster, histrionic, fact-lacking "coverage" from such cable-TV business analysts as Jim Cramer (CNBC) and Ali Velshi (CNN). I thought TV coverage during that crucial time in...
  • Piers Morgan pleads ignorance, innocence in UK phone hacking scandal

    Piers Morgan pleads ignorance, innocence in UK phone hacking scandal
    Last year when CNN was talking about hiring Eliot Spitzer and Piers Morgan, I expressed my dismay at the way in which both could harm the credibility that the channel had steadfastly built through its journalism. Spitzer did prove to be an...
  • Hack this, Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch is in trouble and a whole lot of folks are delighted. They are practically drooling at the mouth that the downfall of Fox News could be around the corner. Members of Congress are calling for an investigation into allegations that the...
  • Rupert Murdoch, Sheila Dixon, John Edwards -- the media and public shame

    Rupert Murdoch, Sheila Dixon, John Edwards -- the media and public shame
    I have been thinking about media and public shame a lot lately. And events this week with Rupert Murdoch globally and Sheila Dixon locally have focused my troubled thoughts. The litany of public figures who have been in the news lately for behaving...
  • Wall Street Journal attacks News Corp. critics, invokes First Amendment

    Wall Street Journal attacks News Corp. critics, invokes First Amendment
    If you want to get a sense of how desperate things have become in Rupert Murdoch's empire, take a look at this editorial in today's Wall Street Journal. To cast what is happening in the UK -- and what certainly seems headed for the US -- as the work of...