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ANOTHER Fox Reporter Heckled By Wisconsin Protesters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A Fox News reporter was heckled by a crowd of Wisconsin protesters who chanted, "tell the truth!" during his entire report on Monday. It was the se...

Media Fails in Matter of Life and Death

Lauren Ashburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lauren Ashburn

The cardinal rule of journalism is simple: Get it right or don't report it, especially when it comes to matters of life and death. But during live coverage of the shooting in Tucson this weekend, the media got it wrong over and over again.

WATCH: Rachel Maddow HAILS Fox News Host

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

You read this correctly -- on Tuesday night's episode of her show, Rachel Maddow reached across the aisle to praise Fox News host Shepard Smith. Smith...

Shep Smith Shames Republicans On 9/11 First Responders Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News' Shep Smith shamed Republicans holding up a bill to help the first responders to the September 11th tragedy Monday on "Studio B." Smith host...

Shep Smith Unloads On Blockers Of 9/11 Responders Bill: 'How Do They Sleep At Night?'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Shepard Smith excoriated the Senators who are holding up the so-called "Zadroga Bill" to assist 9/11 first responders who suffer from medical problems...

Fox News Estimates Jon Stewart's Crowd at Seven People

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"Our total count includes Stewart, [Stephen] Colbert, and what appear to be a few of their friends and relatives," said Fox anchor Shepard Smith. "This has to be a smaller crowd than they were expecting."

NOT GOING ANYWHERE: Shep Renews Fox News Contract

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Shep Smith isn't leaving Fox News anytime soon. The face of the network's news division has signed a three-year contract extension with Fox News, Dea...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, President Obama signed the financial regulation bill, Facebook signed up its 500 millionth member, and the Senate Judiciary committee signed off on Elena Kagan. But the news cycle was dominated by the media frenzy over Shirley Sherrod. turned the obscure USDA worker's tale of racial awakening into a grainy video snippet "proving" reverse racism. Fox News tore into the story like rabid jackals with a taste for blood and race baiting (Shepard Smith was a noble exception). Tom Vilsack revealed an itchy trigger finger, having an underling force Sherrod to resign via BlackBerry because "you are going to be on Glenn Beck tonight." So the administration left no doubt it's afraid of Beck's shadow, and the president insisted that the buck stops... somewhere else, pointing the finger at the "media culture." The White House and a shamed media want to brand this a "teachable moment" but will the lesson stick?

Jason Linkins

Fox News' Shirley Sherrod Mediagasm (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When it came to rushing to judgment on the Shirley Sherrod affair, no one ran further afield than Fox News.

WATCH: Shep Smith UNLOADS On Fox News For Hyping Shirley Sherrod Story

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Shep Smith laid into his own network Wednesday, calling out Fox News for its role in hyping the Shirley Sherrod story based on an edited videotape (h/...

WATCH: Lindsay Lohan's Angry Dad Drops F-Bomb On Fox News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A fondness for the f-word may run in the Lohan family. Days after Lindsay Lohan was caught with "F**k U" painted on her nails and called the judge wh...

Shep Smith: Qatar Diplomat Was Smoking A 'One-Hitter' In Plane Bomb Scare (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Qatar diplomat Mohammed al-Madadi was apparently sneaking a cigarette in the bathroom of a Denver-bound flight when he foolishly joked to a flight att...

Howard Stern Caller Pranks Fox News: 'Jamie Foxx Is A C**t' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A prank call to Fox News by an infamous Howard Stern super-fan made it on air on Monday. During a segment on a West Virginia mining accident, the t...

Shepard Smith MOCKS Bill O'Reilly? 'We'll Do It Live' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News hosts are used to being mocked by Comedy Central. Now Bill O'Reilly seems to be taking some friendly fire from Shepard Smith. An intense out...

Shep Smith Hits 100 Consecutive Months #1 In Time Slow

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

There was a time early in his TV news career when Shepard Smith thought it best to clean up his delivery, scraping off the accent now caked onto his F...

Shep Smith Fox News' "Resident Contrarian," "Man Of Reason"

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

But then there's Shepard Smith, Fox News' resident contrarian. Far from toeing the company line, Smith occasionally defends Obama and other Democra...

Shep Smith Named One Of's Most Influential Men | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Shepard Smith is one of the most-watched newsmen in America, as well as one of the highest-paid anchors in the country. His fast-paced nightly news pr...

Pure Insanity: Making Sense Of 'News' And Politics

Dave Hackel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Hackel

It keeps happening -- every day the "news" is filled with statements that give me no other choice than to just shake my head and say, "Huh?" These stories and ideas just don't compute.

Shep Smith Outraged By Bacon Cheese Doughnut Burger: 'Sign Of The Apocalypse' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News host Shepard Smith has a reputation for speaking his mind, and today he let his viewers know the latest source for his outrage: the bacon che...

Shep Smith Apologizes For "Lack Of Balance" In Fox News Report (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Shepard Smith apologized for a "lack of balance" on a story aired during his Fox News show today. Reporter Shannon Bream was covering the campaign fo...

Shep Smith Profiled: 'Anti-Anchor,' 'Golden Boy Of Fox's News Division'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The American Journalism Review's features Fox News anchor Shep Smith on the cover of its December issue in an over 4,500 world profile titled, "The An...

Jason Linkins

Fox News's Shepard Smith Goes After Sen. John Barrasso On Public Option | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Earlier this afternoon, Fox News's Shepard Smith demonstrated some of that trademarked independent thinking that so often gets him in dutch with the c...

Fox News Is the Story

Eric E. Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric E. Burns

The White House has exposed Fox News for what it is: not a news organization, but a partisan political entity that is waging a war against the Obama administration and its progressive agenda.

Shep Smith: Was That Canadian Health Care Story We Just Ran Fair? (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"The Fox Report" on Fox News, hosted by anchor Shepard Smith, ran a piece by reporter Dan Springer on how Canada's single-payer health care system is ...

A Puzzlement

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Norman Horowitz

TV talking heads have learned to entice their listeners to listen by being as outrageous as they wish to be.