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Unchecked by campaign finance regulation, unchallenged by a journalism sufficient to expose abuses, a nearly unbeatable force opposed progressives in 2010.
By this past weekend, says Greg Mitchell, the media's focus had shifted from the elections to Keith Olbermann's suspension for donating money to Democratic candidates. Not a peep, of course, about the amount that MSNBC's parent company, GE, had given throughout the campaign season.
While he railed against "illegals," undocumented immigrants tended to his estates and prize horses. A special Nation investigative report.
American conservatism is poised to come to (legislative) power, just as it runs itself off the rails.
ABC is in a position to break open a paradigm for the Sunday interview programs.
The talking heads of cable news are leading double lives as paid lobbyists for corporations.
As we observe the third anniversary of Molly Ivins's death, we are ever more the lesser for her loss.
The Washington Post has run a "news" article about deficit reduction produced by The Fiscal Times, an outfit backed by Social Security demonizer Pete Peterson.
By refusing to acknowledge Fox News's avowed partisanship, its MSM defenders diminish the work of honest journalists who try to play fair.
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