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OMFG ROYAL BABY DAY 2013, Remembered

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.23.2013 | Media

A historic uprising yesterday in the birth canal of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has apparently ended in the successful birth of a presum...

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Hillary Clinton Goes On '60 Minutes' And Unleashes A 2016 Frenzy: The Mediagasm

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama sat down for a joint interview on "60 Minutes" with outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the weekend. This provided...

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Paul Ryan Gets His Roll-Out: The Mediagasm

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

As Eric Boehlert pointed out, the most amusing thing about the way the media has treated Mitt Romney's selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate is t...

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WATCH: S&P Downgrade Gives Media A 'Wake Up Call' About The Terrible Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.09.2011 | Media

Ordinary people in America have probably noticed that over the past three years, the economy has been, for the lack of a better term, "FUBAR." Even if...

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WATCH: The Media Mixes Up Names

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.03.2011 | Media

Never again will there be a night when so many on-air talking heads confuse the president's name with the world's most notorious terrorist's.

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Something Is Happening On A Sunday, So Let's Vamp: The Mediagasm

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.02.2011 | Media

Before we got the news Sunday night, America got about a solid hour of ramping and vamping, as newspeople took to the teevee to make wild speculation about what it was that they were all summoned back to work to report.

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SOTU Bores, Bachmann Riles, And For Some Reason, Christine O'Donnell Was Booked On Good Morning America: The Mediagasm

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last night, after President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address, your cable teevee people stepped up to the microphone and offered h...

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Obama's Tucson Speech Fails To Accommodate Cable News's Attention Span: The Mediagasm

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

2011-01-14-h.jpgIf you were a member of the 24-hour cable teevee media, all that can be said about the Way We Mourn Now is that it was such an awful inconvenience!

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Election Night On Cable TV: The Mediagasm (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

2010-11-04-holograms.jpgCable news coverage of yesterday's midterms was a pageant performed by the institution that knows the least about the lives of ordinary Americans.

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Fox News' Shirley Sherrod Mediagasm (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

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General David Petraeus Fainted OMGZ: The Mediagasm (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The long war in Afghanistan is the source of any number of scary moments, but you want to know what has to happen for the entire media to freak out en...