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Sam Stein Weighs In On Rupert Murdoch's Fox News Claims (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Huffington Post political reporter Sam Stein appeared on "The Rachel Maddow Show" Wednesday to discuss Rupert Murdoch's recent comments about Fox News...

Network News Execs Playing With Fire in Tea-Party Coverage Decisions

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Mann

CNN and MSNBC, by their excessive and irresponsible coverage, have made a small fringe group of far-right crackpots seem much larger and more politically powerful than it is

What If Fox News Actually Wants Mob Violence?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The GOP Noise Machine fervently excused last week's violent behavior and eagerly tried to shift the blame onto the victims of the intimidation, and then demanded to know what the big deal was.

Foxy Lady!

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Weber

If anything puts the lie to Palin's and Fox's supposedly Christian-based conservative principles it is their decidedly un-Christian approach to Anyone Who Doesn't Agree With Them.

Roger Ailes: I Feel Sorry For 'Crazy" Howell Raines

DailyFinance | JEFF BERCOVICI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"I started to read it, and he said everybody ought to try to get me or something -- and I said, This poor guy," Ailes told me. "I sort of feel sorry f...

Roger Ailes To Fox News Staffers: No Trash-Talking Beck, 'Defend The Family'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News chief Roger Ailes visited the Washington bureau Wednesday and issued a stern message to its employees: do not trash-talk your Fox News collea...

Fox News 'Divided' Over Glenn Beck, Journalists Worried About His Popularity

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz Monday describes Fox News a "a network divided" over its most recent star, Glenn Beck. Kurtz reports there is a "d...

Howell Raines Slams Roger Ailes, Fox News' 'Dishonest,' 'Propaganda'

Washington Post | Howell Raines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One question has tugged at my professional conscience throughout the year-long congressional debate over health-care reform, and it has nothing to do ...

Obama's Revenge: A Political Parody

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

In advance of the upcoming baseball season, the right-wing blogosphere has gone viral with a parody of Ernest Thayer's immortal "Casey at the Bat," with Barack Obama replacing the Mudville slugger striking out.


Dave Hackel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Hackel

I don't know who devises and disseminates the GOP's talking points, but they're brilliant. And since brilliance is not a quality that I readily associate with Michael Steele, I'm guessing it's Roger Ailes.

Roger Ailes Admits White House May Have 'Legitimate Complaints' About Fox News (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In an interview with National Review's Peter Robinson, Fox News chief Roger Ailes admitted that the White House may have "legitimate complaints" about...

Columbia Journalism School Dean: Fox News Attacks 'Very Good Advertising For Us'

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Nick Lemann is Columbia's dean. Surprisingly he's rather tickled by Ailes's assault on his institution. "What we teach is how to report the news," he ...

Tea Time Etiquette 101 With Sarah Palin

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michael B. Laskoff

I've spent the day giving careful thought to six simple rules of right conduct -- pun intended -- which will ensure that you don't accidentally embarrass yourself at a Twenty-First Century Tea Party .

What Newborns Have to Teach Us That Glenn Beck's Forgotten

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Newborns feel no need to lie, defend, or be other than who they are. They simply are, unlike we older ones, well-schooled into acting roles. Perhaps newborns are too busy with the work at hand: growing!

The Dalai Lama Brings Back Obama's Mojo

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael B. Laskoff

David Plouffe is clearly a man with a plan to repair the president's standing and help the Democrats retake the initiative.

Glenn Beck Update: The Backpedaling Begins

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

First, Beck claimed he never used the word "slaughter." Then he only used it in reference to Mao, Stalin, or Hitler. Then, when he used it, he wasn't referring to Obama. Then he was. Got it?

Arianna Discusses Roger Ailes And Glenn Beck On Countdown (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

On Monday night, Arianna appeared on Countdown With Keith Olbermann to follow up on her back-and-forth with Roger Ailes concerning Glenn Beck and Fox ...

Glenn Beck Goes After Me, But Forgets His Show Is on Video and Lies About Things He "Never, Never" Said

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Glenn Beck didn't come out of nowhere. He's the latest example of what the great historian Richard Hofstadter called "the paranoid style in American politics." READ MORE Glenn Beck Update: The Backpedaling Begins Sleep Challenge 2010: Getting Horizontal on the Way to Gender Parity Sleep Challenge 2010: Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough Keep Me Up All Night Davos Diary 2010: Snapshots from My Short But Sweet Visit Why Jeremy Rifkin's The Empathic Civilization Is This Month's HuffPost Book Club Pick WATCH: Arianna Discusses the Tea Party Movement on The Situation Room WATCH: Arianna Talks About Roger Ailes, Glenn Beck on Countdown WATCH: Arianna Discusses Scott Brown, Rush Limbaugh with Joy Behar WATCH: Arianna Makes the Case for Gender Parity on CNBC WATCH: Arianna Discusses Sarah Palin's "R-Word" Hypocrisy on Countdown WATCH: Arianna Co-Hosts Morning Joe

Sorry That I Hurt Fox News Czar Roger Ailes' Tender Feelings

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Mann

Awww...I hurt Widdle Woger Ailes' delicate feelings. Poor baby. I'm referring to powerful Fox News Czar Roger Ailes, who blasted this humble TV...

Roger Ailes On "This Week": Defends Glenn Beck, Insists Fox Is No Longer At War With Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News Channel President Roger Ailes insisted on Sunday that his network was no longer at war with the Obama White House and defended Fox's Glenn Be...

Fox News has almost every Republican presidential candidate for 2012 on its payroll. Are they the Kingmakers?

John Amato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Amato

If they are just another news organization and are defended by Howard Kurtz and Jack Tapper as such, then why do they employ almost the entire field of Republican presidential candidates for 2012?

Fox News Exec: Larry Klayman Wrong About Roger Ailes, Chris Cuomo

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News is responding to claims made about the network by conservative attack dog Larry Klayman in his book, Whores: Why And How I Came To Fight The ...

Axelrod, Roger Ailes Met Two Weeks Ago

Politico | Mike Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a time of tension between their organizations, White House senior adviser David Axelrod met with Fox News chairman and chief executive officer Roge...

Roger Ailes Is The Real Head Of The Republican Party: Howard Fineman

Newsweek | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I've been trying to answer this question: does the Republican Party have a "leader"? Surely it's not Michael Steele, the loose-lipped chairman of the ...

The Roger Ailes-Murdoch Children Feud

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rupert's son in law fired a rocket at Fox News boss Roger Ailes--the first salvo in an escalating war between Murdoch's heirs and the company brass fo...