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Gregory Accidentally Accuses Jon Huntsman Of Having An Affair, Effusively Apologizes | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party is in such a state of disrepair and scandal that television news hosts can't keep track of which prominent figures are dealing wi...

Is Congress Ready to Reassert its Independent Role?

Sandy Maisel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Maisel

I have just finished watching the Sunday talk shows. All in all -- and this from a Sunday morning talk show junkie -- a pretty poor excuse for analysis of what's going on in Washington.

Senator Sessions, Judge Sotomayor, And Racism

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In all the hoopla over Judge Sonia Sotomayor being nominated to the Supreme Court, there is one interesting side story that the media is largely ignor...

Letter From Paris: Calling A Dick A Dick

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beth Arnold

With yet another round of Dick Cheney disinformation saturating the airwaves, it boggles the mind how the Bush administration controlled the American conversation in the media for so many years.

Fashion Face-Off! Men Of MSNBC Get Catty On "Morning Joe" (VIDEO, POLL)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Poor Chuck Todd. Not only did he have to be on-camera at 4:15 AM PST, but then he had to endure Joe Scarborough's scathing fashion critique. First, S...

Jason Linkins

David Gregory Yawns At Torture News (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Do I believe that Meet The Press has improved under David Gregory? No, I do not. And as it turns out, in growing numbers, America is agreeing with m...

David Gregory's "Meet The Press" Ratings Hit New Low — The Sunday Morning Horse Race Is On

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If the Sunday morning TV throne is empty, then the race for the crown is on. NBC's "Meet the Press" suffered its lowest ratings since David Gregory...

White House Pet Correspondent Lucky Sees Stars & Stripes!

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

With all the presidential advice Lucky received this past weekend from the above-mentioned, she is well on her way to being appointed White House Pet Correspondent to Bo Obama.

First Snapshots from the First Obama WH Correspondents' Dinner (Photos)

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Scott Shrake

The mix of Beltway media personalities and Hollywood types was jarring but fun.

David Gregory To Anchor Weekly Hour On MSNBC

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC continues to shake up its dayside lineup. Just one day after announcing Dylan Ratigan would join the network as a weekday anchor from 9-11 AM, ...

Celebrities Hit Auction Block for Human Rights

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeffrey Buchanan

The online auction will raise funds supporting the RFK Center's vital work around the globe.

Sunday Morning Still Searching For Successor To Russert's Throne: Will It Be Stephanopoulos?

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"The throne is empty." So said "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace, meaning that there has been no successor as the king of Sunday morning televisio...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: March 27, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congratulations are in order to Mickey Kaus, who proved, through the disclosure of a single, intended-to-be-off-the-record threaded discussion from Jo...

NBC's David Gregory Says: You're Stupid

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Green

David Gregory, instead of calling the public stupid, how about saying on the air that there are, in fact, no "best and brightest" at AIG worth giving bonuses to if they threaten to leave?

Why Does Obama's Teleprompter Hate America?

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Without a doubt, many of the attacks from the far-right against President Obama have amounted to nothing more than the political equivalent of speaking in tongues.

Web Ad for Bobby Jindal Uses Celebrity Voices (and Mine) Without Permission

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

How do I know? I'm one of the voices they used, which is quite curious because I am neither a celebrity nor anywhere near a Bobby Jindal fan.

Laughing with Obama, Laughing at McCain

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stu Kreisman

With the national media's insistence of dwelling on the trivial (Who's twittering who, Obama's NCAA brackets, Dick Cheney's opinions about anything) a...

Paper: "'Meet The Press' Is Now The De Facto Safe Show On Sunday Morning"

Newsday | Verne Gay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The new moderator often seems like he's wearing a suit made for someone else - Russert - and as a result has yet to clearly establish why he got this ...

Cheney, Rove, and Fleischer and the Importance of Net Neutrality

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Dick Cheney, Karl Rove, Ari Fleischer and other right-wing mouthpieces are trying to frame future debates while they reinvent the George W. Bush years...

Meet The Real Press

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stu Kreisman

The fourth estate has abdicated its responsibilities to Stewart, Letterman, Olbermann, Maddow, Campbell Brown and the bloggers on the internet.

Media Focus On Earmarks Allows Omnibus Opponents To Control Debate

Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Numerous media outlets have devoted significant coverage to the earmarks contained in the pending omnibus appropriations bill, even though, according ...

Mike Murphy Moves a GOP Message

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

In case you thought it was only the CPAC crowd arguing that Obama was the second coming of "European-style socialism," Murphy wanted you to know precisely which slice of Europe they had in mind.

There's More to Influence on Twitter Than Being Famous

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joanne Bamberger

Al Gore, it's not really kosher Twitter etiquette to have 160,000+ people on your list and then only be interested in what two of them are tweeting.

TV News Anchors Can't Stop Twittering

New York Times | ALESSANDRA STANLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Left alone in a cage with a mountain of cocaine, a lab rat will gorge itself to death. Caught up in a housing bubble, bankers will keep selling mortga...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: February 27, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I quite liked Mark McKinnon's piece in The Daily Beast, today, about Twitter "jumping the shark." I especially liked his admonition that we all must ...