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ELEPHANTS FOR FOX, DONKEYS FOR MSNBC

September 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Last week, during the Republican National Convention, it was Fox News Channel’s time to shine. On Thursday, only NBC’s America’s Got Talent was watched by more people than FNC’s coverage of the convention, which featured Clint Eastwood conversing with an empty chair and Mitt Romney accepting the RNC’s presidential nomination. Commented today’s (Thursday) Washington Post: […]

VIEWERS WATCHING MORE NEWS, BELIEVING IT LESS

August 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The “believability” ratings of the major TV and print news organizations have taken another hit. According to a survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, only 56 percent of the population give the 13 organizations included in the survey a positive believability rating. That compares with 62 percent in 2010 […]

SO, DID JON STEWART RESTORE SANITY?

November 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Like Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” rally in Washington that preceded it, estimates varied vastly of the size of crowd that gathered for Jon Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity” held on the National Mall on Saturday. The Associated Press said it numbered in the “tens of thousands.” CBS put the number at 215,000. And then there […]