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  • Hearing disrupted by shaving cream 'pie' as Murdochs give little ground in testimony

    Hearing disrupted by shaving cream 'pie' as Murdochs give little ground in testimony
    UPDATE (11:55 a.m.): The hearing was abruptly interrupted, and the camera went to a blank wall as a result of a disturbance in the hearing room at about 11:55 a.m. as the last questioner was addressing a question to Rupert Murdoch.  A replay of video...
  • Bret Baier, Chris Wallace make Fox News a winner at Iowa debate

    Bret Baier, Chris Wallace make Fox News a winner at Iowa debate
    I hate the unprecedented extent to which Fox News has involved itself in Republican politics, but I have to admit the channel presented a first-class, rousing and illuminating debate among GOP candidates Thursday night. Most of the credit has to go to...
  • Defense begins in Currie trial

    Defense begins in Currie trial
    Attorneys for state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, on trial for extortion and related charges, began his defense Monday by calling a witness who portrayed the Prince George's County legislator as endlessly pleasant, but not very bright. "On the smart [scale],...
  • Will Murdoch scandal make us pull back from Brit tabloid values?

    Will Murdoch scandal make us pull back from Brit tabloid values?
    As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic. What most American analysts were wondering was whether...
  • Obama, Boehner in debt reduction TV showdown -- and CNN gives us Piers Morgan

    Obama, Boehner in debt reduction TV showdown -- and CNN gives us Piers Morgan
    If nothing else, Monday night's dueling prime-time addresses to the nation by President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner hopefully woke more Americans up to the fact that we are at an epic moment in the nation's history. The narcissists...
  • ABC, NBC and the shameful business of news operations buying interviews

    ABC, NBC and the shameful business of news operations buying interviews
    Last Sunday, I wrote about the way in which British tabloid values had already taken root in American media and corroded the soul of our press. I was challenging the conventional wisdom here that our journalistic standards are somehow vastly superior...
  • Rick Santorum: What's good for Fox News is bad for the country

    Rick Santorum: What's good for Fox News is bad for the country
    As Wednesday's GOP debate arrives with Rick Santorum now at center stage, it is impossible not to notice how much his rise is welcomed at Fox News. It is also impossible not to see how deeply owner Rupert Murdoch and chief Roger Ailes have already...
  • 'Game Change' - Sarah Palin posse flipping out over HBO film before seeing it

    'Game Change' - Sarah Palin posse flipping out over HBO film  before seeing it
    Last week, I wrote about HBO's "Game Change" right after screening the two-hour film about the 2008 presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin. You can read it here. I described the film as "so political in so many good ways," and predicted...
  • The Obamas put their stamp on the White House interior

    The Obamas put their stamp on the White House interior
    Barack Obama, his wife, two daughters and mother-in-law are set to move Tuesday into a big old barn of a house that is not exactly homey. The White House contains two floors of ceremonial, museumlike rooms topped by two floors of family quarters filled...
  • Is a high-speed train between Orlando and Miami a good idea?

  • James Murdoch joins board of ad platform company

    (Reuters) - James Murdoch, the co-chief operating officer of 21 Century Fox, is joining the board of digital advertising platform company True(X) Media, the company said on Thursday. Additionally, former Microsoft chief marketing officer Mich Mathews and...
  • Channel 5 Sale Falters as Discovery Withdraws From Bidding: Report

    LONDON -- An attempt by the owner of U.K. broadcaster Channel 5, Northern & Shell, to sell the network appears to have faltered as reports circulated Thursday that one of the leading contenders to acquire the TV group, Discovery Communications, had...