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Lou Dobbs For President? Dobbs Confirms He's Considering Run

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lou Dobbs is considering a run for President, he told GQ's Jeanne Marie Laskas. Laskas, who spent several days with Dobbs and found herself acting in...

Think Again: CNN Sells Itself Again (and Again)

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

To pretend that CNN has upheld high standards would be to embrace a fiction plotline so contradictory to our experience in reality that few novelists would dare try it.

How Maria Bartiromo May Become the Best Teacher You've Ever Had

Michael Martin | Posted 01.20.2012 | Books
Michael Martin

A great teacher will passionately help you discover the ability you have inside yourself and help you culture that pearl, so that your feelings and intellect become your allies.

PdF: Can the Internet Fix Politics?

Andrew Keen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Andrew Keen

Rather than being about peddling conspiracy theories or swapping stolen songs or posting videos of your skateboarding cat on YouTube, citizenship is about recognizing the moral consequences of one's own actions.

Con Games: Talk About Crazy

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Conniff

Call me crazy, but I like this country the way it is. I'm a liberal talk show host. I'm not packing. I'm not afraid of a thing.

How Targeted Online Ads Helped Sink Lou Dobbs at CNN

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Colin Delany

Late last year, longtime CNN host Lou Dobbs resigned due to pressure from a coalition of organizations, including media watchdogs and groups representing Latinos and immigrants.

Hate Groups On the Rise -- It's Only the Economy, Stupids

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrea Chalupa

The worsening recession, soaring public debt, bailouts for bankers, and misinformation over President Obama's attempts at health care reform are fueling radicalism and hate groups.

Halal Phobia in France

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

In France, Islamophobia is reaching new heights. A French town recently filed a complaint against a fast food chain because the restaurant now prepares burgers from halal meat.

Republicans At War on Immigration -- Here's Why

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Frank Sharry

The way immigration has been handled by most Republicans has badly damaged the GOP brand. And while immigration is not the number one issue for most Latino voters, it is a defining issue.

Conservative Politics: Just a Talk Show

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Conniff

As a conservative, you see, I would have the innate ability to oppose exactly those things I stand for ...

How Will SCOTUS Decision Affect Corporate Media?

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

CBS' blatantly hypocritical decision has sparked intense controversy and brought new light to the shadowy world of corporate media policy governing political or issue-advocacy commercials.

Jason Linkins

Jon Stewart Discusses Lou Dobbs's Decision To 'Go Palin' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The only thing that differentiates Dobbs's "I quit" announcement from Sarah Palin's was that there were no woodland creatures squawking in the background. At least none that you could hear.

Fox Business Eying Lou Dobbs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox Business Network is eying CNN host Lou Dobbs, the New York Times' Brian Stelter reports. Stelter merely mentions the news midway through his arti...

Earth to Lou: It Could Have Been Different

Mark Potok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Potok

It didn't have to end this way for Lou Dobbs. He could have been a contender. But Dobbs, a supremely self-confident man who often mentions his Harvard education in private conversation, just wouldn't listen.

Lou Dobbs Not Planning A Political Career

NY Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lou Dobbs, the defiant anchorman who abruptly quit CNN late last year, has decided to stay on TV -- and out of politics, sources say. Dobbs has said ...

2009 Hall of Shame Inductees

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Jim Taylor

The 2009 inductees who have been selected have distinguished themselves by their egregious behavior that has brought shame on themselves and soiled all those who have been touched by them.

Is Lou Dobbs Too Mean To Be President?

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Former colleagues at CNN tell Lloyd Grove that Lou Dobbs managed through intimidation, picked on subordinates' weaknesses, and flew into rages. Given ...

Frank Rich: In Defense Of The Balloon Boy Dad

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For a country desperate for good news, the now-deflated "balloon boy" spectacle would seem to be the perfect tonic. As Wolf Blitzer of CNN summed up t...

CNBC: Lou Dobbs Won't Be Coming To Our Network

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: CNBC has said that the network will not be hiring Lou Dobbs. "We are not in talks or negotiating with Lou Dobbs. He is not going to work for ...

Jason Linkins

Lou Dobbs Now Mulling Future In Politics | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Despite all the negative attention surrounding his departure from CNN, Lou Dobbs is setting his hopes very high, telling reporters that he's considering possible runs for the White House or Senate.

Lou Dobbs Describes Meatless Mondays In Schools As "A Political Storm In The Making"

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On Monday night, Lou Dobbs did a segment on how "Meatless Monday" is being adopted by the Baltimore city school district in an effort to cut costs and...

To Bill O'Reilly: You Lose Dobbs Bet

J. Richard Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
J. Richard Cohen

Dear Bill, You lost the bet. Time to pay up! Sincerely yours, J. Richard Cohen

VIDEO: Lou Dobbs vs. 'Latino in America'

Arturo Perez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arturo Perez

I decided to start writing to Dobbs, pointing out his many errors, and the danger his words could cause. I don't know how many emails I wrote, but needless to say, he never wrote me back.

Top 10 Reasons This Woman Can't Write for Late Night Comedy Shows

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Catie Lazarus

My lady sensibility is limited to menstruation (hilarious), babies (adorable), and unicorns mating (adorably hilarious).

Justicia Poetica: Dobbs Rises and Then Falls Thanks to Immigrants

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

As I watched the sad eyes of Lou Dobbs last night while he bade an abrupt farewell to his long career at CNN, I shed the tears that he apparently couldn't. I was inspired by the power of the movement to oust him.