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The paper risks much by folding its environment desk – just at the moment when climate change has never been more pressing

Monday, 07 January 2013 19:51

Is Spitzer too opinionated for Al Jazeera?

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Following on Jennifer Granholm's and Gavin Newsom's heels, Spitzer signs off as Al Jazeera's launch approaches

I knew there was more to it than just being a movie when, for several days between Christmas and New Years, I watched Drudge implicitly trashing “Django Unchained” on his hard-right website.

Cable giant pulls channel just hours after announcement of acquisition

Did the Washington Post and others underplay the story through fear of the News Corp chairman, or simply tin-eared judgment?

Ray Comfort, a Christian minister and socially conservative activist from New Zealand, made quite a splash last year when he made a documentary that the Anti-Defamation League slammed for equating the Holocaust to abortion in America. Now he's released a new movie, and its subject matter is a bit odd for a provocateur of the Christian right: John Lennon.

Until now, this hasn’t been the best year for media mogul Rupert Murdoch. For one, none of the Republicans who’d been on the payroll of his Fox News Channel — not Newt Gingrich or Rick Santorum or Mike Huckabee or Sarah Palin — became this year’s GOP nominee for president.

Oprah Winfrey is the only African American on the Forbes 400, a list of the wealthiest people in the U.S. In fact, she's one of only six known Black billionaires in the world, and she's the only Black woman with a fortune worth more than a billion dollars.

Saturday, 20 October 2012 13:48

Fox News cost Mitt the debate

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Romney stumbled on Libya because the GOP is reliant on a right-wing media machine that has no ideas, just scandals

Saturday, 13 October 2012 17:56

Argo: Can Ben Affleck rehabilitate Jimmy Carter?

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"Argo" reminds us that America's ongoing, screwed-up relationship with Iran has deep historical roots

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