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  • Arianna Huffington: Post hostess (Conversation between two puzzled socialists))

    12/21/2008 4:03:27 PM PST · by jessduntno · 17 replies · 746+ views
    Latte Times ^ | Today | Choire Sicha
    Arianna Huffington: Post hostess By Choire Sicha December 21, 2008 Arianna Huffington shuttles between New York, home of the Huffington Post offices, and Los Angeles, where her youngest daughter is in high school... LATTE: With the rise of the Campbell Brown "No B.S." hour and Rachel Maddow, now TV news is more op-ed page than front page. Is this a good thing? HuffnStuff: It's absolutely a good thing. Also, just the question presupposes there is something inherently wrong with a journalist or a newscaster having an opinion, which is a continuation, for me, of the misperception of the highest calling...
  • A Round up of articles on the Mumbai attacks from the Mumbai daily rag .

    11/28/2008 1:55:40 AM PST · by Indian_Fighter_Kite · 13 replies · 642+ views
    Mumbai Mirror ^ | November 28 2008 | Various Mumbai Mirror Reporters
    HUNTING FOR KUBER 2302 [ Cover Story ] http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/15/2008112820081128032820980832e0a8d/HUNTING-FOR-KUBER-2302 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Terrorists partied before mayhem near Leopold http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/2/20081128200811280337003717ea28dbb/Terrorists-partied-before-mayhem-near-Leopold _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Cabbie says youth who shot 7 of his kin seemed keen to make every bullet count . http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/2/20081128200811280336089961c5e98dd/Cabbie-says-youth-who-shot-7-of-his-kin-seemed-keen-to-make-every-bullet-count _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Colaba couple peeping out of balcony shot dead http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/2/20081128200811280336047927723c245/Colaba-couple-peeping-out-of-balcony-shot-dead?pageno=1 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Cops fall victim to faulty helmets, useless bulletproof jackets http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/2/2008112820081128033558667bdbe87d2/Cops-fall-victim-to-faulty-helmets-useless-bulletproof-jackets?pageno=1 ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  • Rag And Bone Cup Dates To 300BC

    05/27/2008 3:21:27 PM PDT · by blam · 23 replies · 144+ views
    Rag and bone cup dates to 300BC Last Updated: 9:40PM BST 27/05/2008 The grandson of a rag and bone man who acquired a small metal cup is in line for a windfall after discovering it is a pure gold vessel dating back to the third or fourth century BC. A rag and bone man gave his grandson the pure gold vessel, which is from the third or fourth century BC The piece could be worth hundreds of thousands of pounds. The 5˝ in cup, believed to be from the Achaemenid empire, has two female faces looking in opposite directions, their...
  • Virginia County secretly removes Confederate flag from official seal

    03/03/2006 11:37:56 AM PST · by Rebeleye · 1,330 replies · 8,277+ views
    The Daily Press, Hampton Roads, VA ^ | March 2, 2006 | Associated Press
    The removal of the Confederate flag from Amherst County's official seal has upset Southern heritage groups, who contend residents weren't told of the change. County officials acknowledge the image was quietly removed in August 2004 to avoid an uproar.
  • THE NEVER NEUTRAL NEW YORK TIMES - Cheap Shots Unlimited!

    08/09/2005 4:52:21 AM PDT · by Apolitical · 6 replies · 907+ views
    AMERICAN ENTERPRISE MAGAZINE ^ | By Marni Soupcoff
    Well, at least they have admitted they have a problem. No doubt, some day that will help the New York Times recover from its status as a clearly biased newspaper that has trouble reporting the facts without first putting them through a rough leftist spin cycle...............
  • Hillary Clinton 2008 Confirmed?

    01/17/2005 4:38:09 PM PST · by yoe · 51 replies · 6,759+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Jan. 16, 2005 | Staff
    New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) has long been rumored as desperately seeking the democratic nomination for president in 2008. And while many political observers fully expect the power hungry former First Lady to hit the campaign trail within only a few months of being re-elected as a US Senator in 2006, US News & World report claims to have a confirmation of sorts. From USNews.Com's Washington Whispers: Hillary's in… You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends...
  • Media ADs in Cahoots with DNC

    06/27/2004 10:42:28 AM PDT · by Libertina · 25 replies · 163+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | June 27, 2004 | Libertina
    Imagine my surprise when I clicked on the Drudge article "FU long overdue" which links to a Washington Post article. Right in the middle of the article pops up an ad crowing out:Time for a change. Make One. Donate to John Kerry – Give $50 now So now articles themselves - as biased as they are - aren't even enough. Planted INSIDE the attack on Preidsent Bush is an ad where you can DONATE MONEY to the opposition candidate! It is OUTRAGEOUS!
  • Charlie Daniels is a Simple Man.

    08/07/2003 2:47:46 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 15 replies · 857+ views
    Charlie Daniels: "You know I got some flack for writing this song. Some people called me some names. I don't care" Simple Man I ain't nothin' but a simple man They call me a redneck I reckon that I am But there's things going on That make me mad down to the core. I have to work like a dog to make ends meet There's crooked politicians and crime in the street And I'm madder'n hell and I ain't gonna take it no more. We tell our kids to just say no Then some panty waist judge lets a drug...
  • My question for Pinch Sulzberger

    05/15/2003 7:25:15 AM PDT · by Mia T · 8 replies · 505+ views
    5.15.03 | Mia t
      Mr. Raines, who referred to the Blair episode as a "terrible mistake," said that in addition to correcting the record so badly corrupted by Mr. Blair, he planned to assign a task force of newsroom employees to identify lessons for the newspaper. He repeatedly quoted a lesson he said he learned long ago from A. M. Rosenthal, a former executive editor. "When you're wrong in this profession, there is only one thing to do," he said. "And that is get right as fast as you can." Times Reporter Who Resigned Leaves Long Trail of Deception XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX...
  • The Times Reaps What It Sowed 2

    05/11/2003 3:57:10 PM PDT · by Mia T · 32 replies · 4,344+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 5.11.03 | Mia T
    The Times Reaps What It Sowed 2 by Mia T, May 11, 2003   "It's a huge black eye," said Arthur Sulzberger Jr., chairman of The New York Times Company and publisher of the newspaper, whose family has owned a controlling interest in The Times for 107 years. "It's an abrogation of the trust between the newspaper and its readers." … The Deception Reporting Process Riddled With Lies… There was no inkling, Mr. Raines said, that the newspaper was dealing with "a pathological pattern of misrepresentation, fabricating and deceiving." … But Mr. Sulzberger emphasized that as The New York Times...
  • Georgia to retire state flag referred to as a Denny's place mat

    05/08/2003 7:33:37 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 8 replies · 335+ views
    KPLCTV ^ | 8 May 2003 | AP
    Atlanta-AP -- The Georgia state flag, whose symbolism was initially meant to satisfy everyone, will be retired today after being flown for only two years. Georgia Governor Sonny Purdue plans to sign a bill to take down the controversial flag and replace it with a simpler design. When the 2001 flag was introduced it was considered a political masterstroke. It shrunk the Confederate battle cross and incorporated the symbol in a small montage of older Georgia flags.The flag was quickly voted the nation's ugliest by a group of flag experts. School children couldn't draw it. Around the state Capitol, it...