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January 9, 2005
Columnist David Shaw is on vacation.
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January 24, 2014 | By Morgan Little
The New York Times Magazine for this Sunday depicts former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as a bizarre-looking planet, inspiring quite a range of reactions. The cover accompanies the story “Planet Hillary” by Amy Chozick, a look at the potential 2016 Democratic presidential front-runner. Clinton, who left her post at the State Department last year, has not confirmed that she will be revving up her second presidential campaign, though that hasn't stopped supporters from raising funds and preparing for the campaign.
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NEWS
August 9, 1999 | NANCY WRIDE
Here are some resources about child-related advertising and consumer issues. * The Center for a New American Dream offers a free copy of "Tips for Parenting in a Commercial Culture." Call toll-free (877) 68-DREAM, or check the center's Web site at http://www.newdream.org. * The American Academy of Pediatricians offers suggestions and recommendations about children and the media at its Web site, http://www.aap.org, as part of its Media Matters campaign.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 20, 2013 | By Scott Collins
Now that Howard Kurtz is leaving CNN for Fox News Channel, things might be getting animated around the water cooler at Rupert Murdoch's cable news network. Kurtz, a media critic and the host since 1998 of CNN's journalism roundtable "Reliable Sources," will be taking over the weekend show "Fox News Watch," pushing out current host Jon Scott, whom Fox is moving elsewhere. The move came as a surprise because Kurtz has sometimes been harshly critical of Fox News. At least one Fox News host isn't likely to roll out a welcome mat: conservative host Sean Hannity, who recently dubbed Kurtz "a nitwit.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 20, 2013 | By Scott Collins
Now that Howard Kurtz is leaving CNN for Fox News Channel, things might be getting animated around the water cooler at Rupert Murdoch's cable news network. Kurtz, a media critic and the host since 1998 of CNN's journalism roundtable "Reliable Sources," will be taking over the weekend show "Fox News Watch," pushing out current host Jon Scott, whom Fox is moving elsewhere. The move came as a surprise because Kurtz has sometimes been harshly critical of Fox News. At least one Fox News host isn't likely to roll out a welcome mat: conservative host Sean Hannity, who recently dubbed Kurtz "a nitwit.
BUSINESS
January 12, 2005 | Lynn Smith, Times Staff Writer
An announcement by a liberal activist organization about a decision to pull some advertising at Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has set off denials, countercharges and even legal threats by Staples Inc., the activists and Sinclair. Media Matters for America, an organization that represents a coalition that includes MoveOn.
NEWS
April 18, 2012 | By Morgan Little
WASHINGTON -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he expects a “vast left-wing conspiracy” in the media to attack him in an effort to boost President Obama's chances of being re-elected. “There will be an effort by the, quote, vast left-wing conspiracy to work together to put out a message and to attack me," Romney said in an interview with Breitbart.com's Larry O'Connor. "And they're going to do everything they can to divert from the issue people care about, which is a growing economy that creates more jobs and rising incomes.
NEWS
January 24, 2014 | By Morgan Little
The New York Times Magazine for this Sunday depicts former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as a bizarre-looking planet, inspiring quite a range of reactions. The cover accompanies the story “Planet Hillary” by Amy Chozick, a look at the potential 2016 Democratic presidential front-runner. Clinton, who left her post at the State Department last year, has not confirmed that she will be revving up her second presidential campaign, though that hasn't stopped supporters from raising funds and preparing for the campaign.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 23, 2012
The end of Pacific Standard Time — the Getty's region-wide survey on the history of art in Southern California — will be celebrated with free admission at 19 local museums on March 31. Among the participating institutions will be the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Pasadena Museum of California Art, the Fisher Museum of Art and the American Museum of Ceramic Art. Pacific Standard Time explored the history of art in Southern California...
OPINION
December 29, 2010 | By Allison Kilkenny
On Dec. 9, the website Media Matters published a leaked e-mail written by Fox News' Washington managing editor, Bill Sammon. In the e-mail, Sammon instructed reporters to avoid the phrase "public option" when referencing President Obama's healthcare plan. He wanted employees to instead call it the "government option," a phrase that Republican pollster Frank Luntz instructed Fox News personality Sean Hannity to use simply because "public option" was polling too well. I wrote that the e-mail "once again illustrates just how laughable the Fox News slogan 'Fair and Balanced' really is. " Here was a high-ranking Fox News official explicitly instructing employees to avoid using the term "public option.
NEWS
April 18, 2012 | By Morgan Little
WASHINGTON -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he expects a “vast left-wing conspiracy” in the media to attack him in an effort to boost President Obama's chances of being re-elected. “There will be an effort by the, quote, vast left-wing conspiracy to work together to put out a message and to attack me," Romney said in an interview with Breitbart.com's Larry O'Connor. "And they're going to do everything they can to divert from the issue people care about, which is a growing economy that creates more jobs and rising incomes.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 23, 2012
The end of Pacific Standard Time — the Getty's region-wide survey on the history of art in Southern California — will be celebrated with free admission at 19 local museums on March 31. Among the participating institutions will be the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Pasadena Museum of California Art, the Fisher Museum of Art and the American Museum of Ceramic Art. Pacific Standard Time explored the history of art in Southern California...
OPINION
December 29, 2010 | By Allison Kilkenny
On Dec. 9, the website Media Matters published a leaked e-mail written by Fox News' Washington managing editor, Bill Sammon. In the e-mail, Sammon instructed reporters to avoid the phrase "public option" when referencing President Obama's healthcare plan. He wanted employees to instead call it the "government option," a phrase that Republican pollster Frank Luntz instructed Fox News personality Sean Hannity to use simply because "public option" was polling too well. I wrote that the e-mail "once again illustrates just how laughable the Fox News slogan 'Fair and Balanced' really is. " Here was a high-ranking Fox News official explicitly instructing employees to avoid using the term "public option.
OPINION
October 26, 2010 | Jonah Goldberg
First, a confession: I listen to NPR. Sometimes, when I have to explain this fact to my right-wing brethren, I'll forgo trying to make the case that much of what NPR does is simply great radio and instead I'll note that it's more useful to listen to enemy broadcasts than more friendly fare. This is a serious point. Like never before, it's now possible to get all of your news from avowedly nonliberal or explicitly right-wing media outlets. (It's been possible to dine exclusively on liberal fare since World War II, at least)
ENTERTAINMENT
August 4, 2009 | Matea Gold
The liberal media watchdog group Media Matters for America sought to ratchet up the pressure on CNN on Monday with an ad slamming the network for allowing host Lou Dobbs to continue raising questions about President Obama's birth certificate. In the ad, set to begin running on cable today in three cities, the group spotlights Dobbs' recent focus on the so-called "birther" controversy, fueled by right-wing critics of Obama who question whether he is really a citizen.
BUSINESS
January 12, 2005 | Lynn Smith, Times Staff Writer
An announcement by a liberal activist organization about a decision to pull some advertising at Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has set off denials, countercharges and even legal threats by Staples Inc., the activists and Sinclair. Media Matters for America, an organization that represents a coalition that includes MoveOn.
OPINION
October 26, 2010 | Jonah Goldberg
First, a confession: I listen to NPR. Sometimes, when I have to explain this fact to my right-wing brethren, I'll forgo trying to make the case that much of what NPR does is simply great radio and instead I'll note that it's more useful to listen to enemy broadcasts than more friendly fare. This is a serious point. Like never before, it's now possible to get all of your news from avowedly nonliberal or explicitly right-wing media outlets. (It's been possible to dine exclusively on liberal fare since World War II, at least)
ENTERTAINMENT
October 17, 2004 | DAVID SHAW
Ever since the public opinion polls came out after the first presidential debate, I've been trying to figure out why they almost universally showed such a significant rise in John Kerry's fortunes. I don't just mean his rise in the horse race -- going from well behind President Bush to pulling almost even (and in a couple of polls, slightly ahead) on the "Whom would you vote for?" question. I mean the voters' increased approval of Kerry on a wide variety of policy and character issues.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 9, 2005
Columnist David Shaw is on vacation.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 17, 2004 | DAVID SHAW
Ever since the public opinion polls came out after the first presidential debate, I've been trying to figure out why they almost universally showed such a significant rise in John Kerry's fortunes. I don't just mean his rise in the horse race -- going from well behind President Bush to pulling almost even (and in a couple of polls, slightly ahead) on the "Whom would you vote for?" question. I mean the voters' increased approval of Kerry on a wide variety of policy and character issues.
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