Your reward for slogging through the impenetrable Dianetics: Face time with Farrakhan!There's nothing like the Fourth of July weekend to amp up our pursuit of happiness and help us reflect on what this country stands for: freedom, baby!
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Pat Sullivan, APTwo weeks ago the New York Times absolutely bungled coverage of a highly disturbing rape case in the small town of Cleveland, Texas. The story of the repeated gang rape of an 11-year-old was told through community members intent on blaming the victim, wondering about her style ... More >>
Pat Sullivan, APThe case of an 11-year-old girl gang raped by as many as 18 men and boys in Cleveland, Texas has been a source of horror, anger and confusion since it made national news on Tuesday, with some critics of the media coverage believing that everyone from the Houston Chronicle to t ... More >>
Former Senator Ted StevensReports confirm that former U.S. Senator Ted Stevens, 86, was on board the plane that crashed in southern Alaska last night while en route to a lodge near Lake Aleknagik. Five of the nine people on the flight are believed dead, though the senator's fate remains unkno ... More >>
Here we have MTV's chat with Coodie and Chike, who helmed Ms. Badu's slightly NSFW ode to Matt & Kim and the eradication of groupthink. Erykah herself, of course, has Tweeted about 2,000 times about it in the last 24 hours, offering everything from amusing anecdotes to nonchalant defiance. But per ... More >>
Republicans won two governors' races, which is characterized by the press (customarily known as the liberal media) as a "sweep." "GOP sweeps gov races," says Politico. "Christie win completes GOP gubernatorial sweep," says CNN. "McDonnell Leads GOP Sweep," says the Roanoke Times. "GOP Sweep," says ... More >>
thinkprogress.orgMark Hemingway at NRO posts a reader's jaundiced take on US journalismMark, believe me, I hope the Daily Mail is right. But crowd estimates aside, I'm almost incredulous at that Daily Mail report. It's a fairly straight report, and it's fair! What American media outlet would prin ... More >>