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Hate Speech from Glenn Beck: Likens Criticism of Fox News To Murder Of 6,000,000 Jews

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
MJ Rosenberg

By now we should all be used to the Right's use of the millions of Holocaust victims, as political footballs against Democrats. But, for some of us, getting used to it is hard.

Fox, Time Warner Settle Dispute

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — The Fox television network and Time Warner Cable reached a programming deal in principle on Friday, after leaving millions of peop...

Fox Finally Finds Fall Hits, Up 7% In Viewers

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox's prime time is off to one of its best starts ever. It is poised to win the second week of the TV season in adults 18-49, and not only are some of...

The Alternate Reality Decade

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

A ten year interval, where otherwise responsible citizens decided that the best way to deal with their problems was to simply ignore them, has ended.

Spill O'Reilly! Sesame Street Talking Head Meets Fox News Host (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly has been parodied on shows like Saturday Night Live and the Colbert Report. Now add Sesame Street to the list. Earlier th...

No Grinch will ruin Carrie Underwood's Holiday

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Carrie Underwood has been a busy girl. The recent host of the Country Music Association Awards, talks about recent controversy and what it's like to host her own special

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Osborne

We've seen this pattern before. A non-sourced, anonymous story enters the right-wing blogosphere and gets picked up by mainstream media, allowing the right to stovepipe their insanity.

Conan O'Brien's Pissed, But His Defensive Posture Is Wanting

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

I cannot believe that if the public preferred Conan over Dave they wouldn't have switched to NBC from whatever prime-time network they'd been watching.

Jon Meacham: Fox News Attack Makes Obama Seem More Progressive Than He Really Is

Newsweek | Jon Meacham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

To the base, the White House looks tough, willing to hit back--all while the base is getting few of the substantive reforms it has fought for. I am no...

Fox Cancels Reality Channel

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Reality TV junkies are facing a cold truth: The Fox Reality Channel is wrapping up its four-year mix of new and repeat programming...

It's Crime-Warner and a Pox on Fox: Viewers Have Little Patience With Two Greedy Elephants

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Hanft

Rather than keep it a private corporate battle over money, Time-Warner decided to take its argument public, hoping to win subscribers over to their side by casting Fox as the mendacious villain.

Major Garrett: The One Fox News Reporter The White House Respects

Time | Michael Scherer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the course of reporting a story for this week's TIME magazine, which is about the White House's determination to take the fight to its critics, I c...

Time Warner Cable Offers Arbitration With Fox

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — The nation's top broadcast regulator on Thursday urged Time Warner Cable and the Fox television network to agree to a temporary de...

If I Still Worked at Fox News...

Eric Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Burns

I ask myself what I would have done if I worked at Fox now. Would I have quit, as the estimable Jane Hall did?

If It Were Me, I'd Be Embarrassed

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Vines

Last Wednesday, a media firestorm erupted after a seventeen-year-old girl named Jackie was interviewed by MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell while standing in line during Sarah Palin's Michigan book signing.

Glenn Beck Loses Claim Against Web Site Creator's Glennbeckrapedandmurderedayounggirlin1990.com

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A web site mocking Glenn Beck's integrity has won a claim brought against it by the Fox News commentator accusing the site of violating trademark righ...

Jimmy Kimmel Should Worry About the Leno-O'Brien Mess

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

Jimmy Kimmel, the also-ran behind O'Brien and Letterman at the 11:30pm slot, decided to weigh in with this weak Leno lampoon. But he should watch out -- the last laugh will probably be on him.

The New York Times and Bloomberg Act as Stenographers for MSNBC on Anti-CNN Coverage

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

Neither of two news stories made the connection between CNN's rating declines and the drastic change in its position on Time Warner Cable in New York, where 10 percent of America's televisions are.

'Our Little Genius' Kiddie Quiz Show Premiere Yanked By Fox

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Fox won't be starting its kiddie quiz show, "Our Little Genius," next week as planned. The first two episodes have been yanked by pr...

Obama On White House War With Fox News: I'm Not Losing Sleep Over It (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The White House's war with Fox News, which Jason Linkins has helpfully mapped out here and here, took a new, (and perhaps final?), turn Wednesday nigh...

Fear and Envy of Black Masculinity: How Politico's Jonathan Martin Mugged President Obama and Got Away With It

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ronald B. Robinson

Almost all black men recognize the contemptuous look Jonathan Martin gave Obama on Thursday.

"Glee" Even More Of A Hit On iTunes Than On TV

New York Times | EDWARD WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Glee" might be changing that, drawing an average audience of about 7.8 million viewers, according to the Nielsen Company. ... What is more, the sh...

Cat Fight in the Fox's Den

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Handel

The battle between Time Warner Cable and Fox is just another facet of an n-dimensional war between cable companies, satellite companies, websites, video-game manufacturers -- and, of course, the consumer.

TV Review: The Cleveland Show

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Catie Lazarus

The Cleveland Show is simultaneously inventive and familiar in how it chronicles the adventures of a loving and garden-variety dysfunctional American family.

My Five Minutes on Fox

Nancy Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Jackson

I expected better from my recent Huckabee Show appearance, where I was booed and heckeled. After all, Governor Huckabee himself supported cap-and-trade just two years ago.