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Diseases and Demagogues

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

It is difficult enough to confront resurgent diseases without an explosion of unhinged conspiracy mongering.

Viggo Mortensen: Watching Fox News Is Like Watching 'A Horror Movie'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.17.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Viggo Mortensen is all for reading things you don't agree with to get a broader sense of the world, but he just can't tolerate Fox News. The actor ...

Mike Rogers Aims To Be 'Productive Conservative'

AP | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Mike Rogers wants to be a "productive conservative" on the radio dial who fosters "smart debate" during the daily show he wil...

Michael Savage Getting Sean Hannity's Timeslot

Posted 11.26.2013 | Media

Michael Savage is taking over Sean Hannity's timeslot on Cumulus radio stations starting January 2014. Savage will broadcast during the 3 to 6 p.m...

Sean Hannity's Career About To Change

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.16.2013 | Media

Sean Hannity is set to part ways with Cumulus, the second-biggest radio network in the United States, according to multiple reports on Thursday and Fr...

6 Terrible Sex Scenes Written By Politicians And Pundits

Posted 08.06.2013 | Books

Taken from Wretched Writing: A Compendium of Crimes Against the English Language by Ross Petras and Kathryn Petras (Perigee, $15) Let us briefly a...

If This Is What the Soviet Union Looks Like, Sign Me Up!

Brian Joyce | Posted 07.28.2013 | Media
Brian Joyce

Question: How do you know when the media's First Amendment right to free speech is under attack? Answer: Don't worry, they'll tell you!

Michael Savage Signs Deal With Cumulus Media

mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com | Posted 12.17.2012 | Media

Michael Savage, the popular conservative radio host, has found a new home for his show, "The Savage Nation," which went off the air last month after h...

Top Conservative Radio Host Leaves Show

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 11.28.2012 | Media

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Savage's talk show left the airwaves Thursday after the conservative host won a legal battle with his longtime employer, althou...

Right-Wing Radio Host's Shocking Attack On John Roberts

Benjamin Hart | Posted 06.29.2012 | Media

Conservative firebrand Michael Savage is not known to mince words--one of his favorite adjectives is "Islamofascist," and in 2009 he was banned from e...

Limbaugh Flap Is Latest Proof of Talk Radio's Political Influence

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Media
Sandy Goodman

With talk radio almost uncontested, too many of today's conservative talkers take advantage of the fact that if you tell a lie big enough, people will believe it. Is it any wonder that large numbers of Americans still think the president is a Muslim or a foreigner or worse?

Conservative Radio Host Offers Obama $50,000

Posted 03.15.2012 | Media

Conservative talk radio host Mark Levin has offered to donate a large sum of money to a super PAC supporting President Obama if the President will agr...

Man With a Million

Jonathan Richards | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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Conservative Radio Host Offers Newt Gingrich $1 Million To Drop Out

Posted 12.13.2011 | Media

Conservative radio host Michael Savage has offered Newt Gingrich $1 million to drop out of the Republican primary race. Savage posted the announce...

On the Killing of an American and America

Robin Koerner | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
Robin Koerner

No person who accepts the killing of an American citizen without due process, based on the assessment of the executive branch alone, can call themselves a Liberal.

Michael Savage Attacks Mikey Weinstein Over Stopping of Air Force "Jesus Loves Nukes" Training

Chris Rodda | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Michael Savages rant against Mikey Weinstein this week included some remarks that were apparently so offensive that they even had to be edited out of even a show as offensive as his.

Browsing Is Dead

Claire Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Claire Gordon

If I want to watch a movie now, I just search and download or stream on Netflix. My browsing is limited to the genres "end-of-the-world" and "suburban dysfunction," which Netflix says are my favorites.

Tucson Tragedy Demands Discourse Recall

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morris W. O'Kelly

Slow down America. Slow down. There is no finish line awaiting the fastest to pass judgment. There is no prize for the swiftest rebuke of political...

Michael Savage Sues Own Radio Network: 'Indentured Servitude'

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Controversial radio personality Michael Savage has sued his syndicator, Talk Radio Networks, claiming his contract with the network amounts to "indent...

The Little Bill That Could

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

On Saturday, Congress passed legislation which opens up radio spectrum to independent radio stations. Anyone tracking the rise of Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh understands the primary political significance of gaining access to spectrum.

Why Do Media Commentators Get It So Wrong on Islam? And What Is the Cost?

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John L. Esposito

A few days ago, controversial radio/TV host Glenn Beck, in a stunning display of ignorance (if not bigotry), picked a number out of his imagination an...

The $200 Million Hive Mind of Bachmann, Beck, Rush, and Imus

Edward Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Edward Murray

In short, if someone in the political media acts like the two of you are buddies, they have another agenda in mind.

GOP and the Deepening Divide

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

What has happened to the "Grand Old Party" of George H.W. Bush and James Baker? For one, the GOP has become captive of several groups that now dominate the party's base and have transformed its thinking.

"Progressive Hunter" Jailhouse Confession: How the Right-Wing Media and Glenn Beck's Chalkboard Drove Byron Williams to Plot Assassination

John Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Hamilton

Fifteen years after militia-movement-inspired bombers killed 168 people in the Oklahoma City federal building, right-wing domestic terror plots are a fact of life in America.

Killing the False Equivalency "Both Sides" Meme

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

The Republicans of 2010 are all about ear-plugged "Lalalala! Can't hear you!" loud noises. The filibustering is unmatched on the Democratic side. The brazen, hubristic flaunting of obvious hypocrisy is unmatched. But still, it's "both sides."