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Church Leader To BUY BACK Conservative DC Paper

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — The executive editor of The Washington Times says the owner of the financially-troubled newspaper has reached a preliminary agreeme...

Explaining the Link Between George Soros and J Street

Jeremy Ben-Ami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeremy Ben-Ami

On Friday, the Washington Times published a confidential J Street tax return, containing private information about some of our donors. I write to provide context, assume responsibility, and to address our critics.

Report: Conservative Paper Washington Times Near CLOSURE

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Conservative newspaper The Washington Times is perilously close to shutting down, the website DCRTV reports. A source told the site that at familia...

No Change in Policy as Obama Picks Bush Era Diplomat as Envoy to Azerbaijan

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Matt Bryza, Obama's nominee for ambassador to Azerbaijan, is a relic from the Bush Administration with a checkered and controversial past.

Washington Times Sale: Unification Church Plans To Sell Newspaper

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — Executives at The Washington Times are negotiating to sell the newspaper, which was founded in 1982 and funded by the Rev. Sun Myun...

Washington Times Sale: Unification Church To Sell Conservative Newspaper

Washington Post | Ian Shapira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Washington Times executives are negotiating to sell the newspaper, after the Rev. Sun Myung Moon's family cut off most of the annual subsidy of about ...

Rep. Eric Cantor's East Jerusalem Tea Party

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eileen Read

If Obama can't make measurable progress on a peace process and Iran sanctions, we'll probably be seeing the Republicans moving in aggressively for the Jewish-American vote.

Conservative Rampage

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Why did the Washington Times trumpet a devotion to waste, pollution and dirty fuels? Their acerbic rhetoric was hardly a way to expand readership and gain credibility on the national stage.

Washington Times Publisher Jonathan Slevin OUSTED

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The president and publisher of conservative newspaper The Washington Times has been ousted after a clash with the editor. Politico's Patrick Gavin re...

Right Wing Paper Praises Factory Farm Book

David Kirby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Kirby

If a conservative newspaper can write warmly in favor of factory farm reform - something that Barack Obama promised on the 2008 trail - maybe it can emerge as a truly bipartisan issue.

Think Again: Mainstream Media to Conservatives: 'Thank You, Sir, May I Have Another?'

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

If you are among the benighted minions who take Breitbart and Beck seriously, well, that's on you. The problem arises when the rest of the media allow this brand of hucksterism to infect their own reporting.

Post-Hutaree: How Glenn Beck and Fox News Spread The Militia Message

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

For anyone who thought the dark, Waco-fueled chapter of domestic extremism in this country was behind us, the Hutaree arrests were a jarring reminder ...

Jason Linkins

Washington Times Reporter Fired For Speaking Out About Newsroom Conditions | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Duin's sin, however, was to tell the Washington Post's Ian Shapira that the Times newsroom has basically succumbed to a terrifyingly Hobbesean level of disarray.

Despite Pundit Claims, Offshore Drilling Support is Down Significantly

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

Seizing on a recent NBC/WSJ poll (PDF) showing 60% of Americans continue to support offshore drilling, several journalists and pundits have implied t...

Green News Report -- May 20, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Oil ashore tha...

Arnold Beichman Dead: Anti-Communist Author And Scholar Dies At 96

The Washington Post | Emma Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Arnold Beichman, 96, an author, scholar and influential polemicist best remembered for his sharply anti-communist writings, died Feb. 17 in Pasadena, ...

Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

As if blaming immigrants for global warming, the financial crisis, and every other ill that is currently affecting our society wasn't enough, Mark Kri...

Will Breitbart, O'Keefe, and Giles Come Clean About the ACORN Pimp Hoax?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Now the fooling is over, and it's time for Breitbart, O'Keefe, and Giles to come clean about the ACORN pimp hoax and their role in spreading it.

Screwups in Climate Science

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Recent events have given climate science a black eye, but nowhere near the knockout punch depicted in the media. E-mails documenting overly partisan b...

Climate Reality Trumped by the Donald

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

The fact that bunches of climate deniers have used the recent weather to sow seeds of doubt about climate change is not very surprising, but Donald Trump? What happened?

Fox News, Right-Wing Media Deserve a Snowball in the Kisser

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

It's not just Fox News, but conservative newspapers, talk radio hosts, blogs, and other online outlets who are in on the science-denial scam.

Washington Times Denies Moonie Bias Claim

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — The Washington Times is denying a religious discrimination claim by the paper's former opinion editor. Richard Miniter filed a com...

Wahington Times Shake-Ups Connected To New President's Book Review?

Politico | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Given today's big management changes and still-unanswered questions about whether executive editor John Solomon will stay at the paper, there are a lo...

Jason Linkins

Washington Times Set To Enact Significant Layoffs | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Here's your update of what's going on at the increasingly chaotic Washington Times.

Media, Money and Sun Myung Moon

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

More than a decade ago, the Washington Times was the fulcrum of Moon's mission to use money and media as a path to power.