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Stop the Sexist Rants on Palin!

Adele Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adele Stan

Whenever Palin makes news, as she did big-time with her decision last weekend to resign her office as governor of Alaska, more than just legitimate criticism hits the airwaves and the Web.

Fight Club: Old Media vs. Twittermedia

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jack Hidary

Ann Curry of NBC and Rick Sanchez of CNN caused a stir today at the 140 -- the audience began shouting at various points.

Rick Sanchez Rips Bill O'Reilly For Lying About CNN And Murdered Army Recruiter (VIDEO) (UPDATED)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

***UPDATED June 6*** Fox News host Bill O'Reilly was forced to apologize to CNN after anchor Rick Sanchez slammed O'Reilly for claiming that CNN didn'...

Rick Sanchez Equates Barney Frank and Michele Bachmann, and Doesn't Choke on the Absurdity

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Memo to Rick Sanchez: Lincoln vs. Douglas was "a classic showdown." Frank vs. Bachmann was the rhetorical equivalent of the Harlem Globetrotters vs. the Washington Generals. And your intro to the segment was an object lesson in unthinking equivalency. READ MORE Obama Calls for An Extreme Makeover of Our Culture: Are the Credit Card Companies Listening? In his masterful commencement speech at Notre Dame, President Obama decried those who "view life only through the lens of immediate self-interest and crass materialism." He should send a copy to the credit card companies, which, faced with customers choking on debt, respond by jacking up interest rates and tacking on penalties and fees. READ MORE WATCH: Arianna on The Situation Room Discussing Cheney's Speech and Pelosi's Predicament

Jason Linkins

Media Matters Highlights Journalistic Integrity, Even At Fox News (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Most media organizations are used to getting dogged and criticized by Media Matters For America, but, via Greg Sargent, it seems that the organization...

Glenn Beck Radio Show: Rick Sanchez Can't Say Beck Responsible For Murder Because Of DUI (AUDIO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 04.11.2009 | Media

Earlier this week, CNN's Rick Sanchez accused Fox News -- namely Glenn Beck -- of creating an environment of fear and distrust that has led to a surge...

Jason Linkins

Beck Named 'World's Worst Person' For Fearmongering | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lots of commenters didn't like my take on a CNN segment, responding to the recent uptick in gun violence by anointing Fox News as the primary driver b...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: April 9, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hello. Please to enjoy the following remix of the NOM "Gathering Storm Of Gay Marriage" commercial! MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Meghan McCain's media s...

Jason Linkins

Rick Sanchez: Fox News Contributing To Gun Violence (VIDEO) (UPDATED) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

[UPDATED, below.] So, in case you haven't noticed, people have lately been going around killing people, indiscriminately. Is this because Fox News i...

CNN's Rick Sanchez All Over The Financial Bailout (In A Minute) (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Kevin Allocca | Posted 09.23.2008 | Comedy

Watch: CNN's Rick Sanchez is all over this bailout. In 20 years, we'll be saying, "When the economy collapsed, CNN's Rick Sanchez was there."...

Jason Linkins

CNN Caller Says AIG Execs Should Be Shot (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So, I'll be the first to admit, when I was musing on what's to become of the AIG's bonus babies, I indulged in a little "extreme clawback" fantasia, t...

News for Twits

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert J. Elisberg

Twitter, Facebook and MySpace all have their place. But it isn't In the middle of a newscast.

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 ...

Twitter Growing In Popularity Among TV News Personalities

Washington Post | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Here's a chance through Twitter, all these social networks, to break the glass in front of the tube," says "Nightline" co-anchor Terry Moran. "It giv...

Arianna and Richard Quest Discuss Obama's Stimulus Plan

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna and Richard Quest joined host Rick Sanchez on "CNN Newsroom" to discuss Obama's stimulus plan. Watch the full segment below....

Rush Limbaugh Heats Up "The View," CNN (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Talk of Rush Limbaugh heated up the TV Monday, with memorable moments on both "The View" and CNN. On "The View," Whoopi Goldberg introduced a hot top...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: January 29, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We posted earlier on this interesting finding by Think Progress, which found that in the discussion over the economic stimulus package, the cable news...

Twitters Hacked: Fox News, Barack Obama, Rick Sanchez, Britney Spears

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A flurry of high-profile Twitter accounts have been hacked, most prominently the Fox News account, which has declared that Bill O'Reilly is gay. Fox ...

Jason Linkins

Joe The Plumber Secures Book Deal | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the hilarious -- and sad! -- parts of Samuel "Joe The Plumber" Wurzelbacher's recent interview with CNN's Rick Sanchez was that moment where an...

Which TV News Personality Is This Woman Married To?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Viewers of a certain TV program learned Wednesday that the woman pictured on the left is married to one of the following TV news personalities. Which...

Sam Stein

Joe The Plumber Vs. CNN's Rick Sanchez: "You're Asking Me Insane Questions" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Joe the Plumber, in his last media tour of (one can hope) this election cycle, took to CNN this afternoon to make the case for his candidate John McCa...

Jason Linkins

Rick Sanchez V. Michael Goldfarb: McCain Spokesman Wusses Out On CNN | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oh, dear. Michael Goldfarb, who's clearly better off blogging about ABBA and criticizing people for playing Dungeons and Dragons, just pooped his pan...

Sam Stein

Rick Sanchez Calls Out Media That Fell For "Mutilation" Hoax | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The big political story of the day revolves around what turned out to be a non-story. Several media outlets (the vast majority conservative) were left...

Leaks in McCain's Cone of Silence?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

The honor system, are you kidding me? I think it is pretty clear at this point McCain did indeed know the questions in advance at the Faith Forum.