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Glenn Beck Under Fire : Opinion Brief
Glenn Beck should be penalized for his on-air references to the Holocaust, says a prominent group of Rabbis.

Rabbis vs. Glenn Beck

400 Jewish leaders are calling on Rupert Murdoch to punish Glenn Beck for making references to the Holocaust. Should the Fox News owner comply?

 
Fox News : Opinion Brief
Bret Baier's impromptu rendition of "Rapper's Delight" bumped the Fox News host from a mere cable TV star to a YouTube sensation.

Fox News' Bret Baier: A rapping delight?

The cable-news fixture revealed some fierce hip-hop talent at a golf tournament. Is he the Eminem of political reporters?

 
Cable News Feuds : Opinion Brief
"Draft Keith Olbermann" Facebook and Twitter pages are already in effect and a website is forthcoming.

Senator Keith Olbermann?

A group of liberal activists want the former MSNBC talk-show host to run for the seat of retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT). What a nightmare, say opponents of the idea

 
Cable News Feuds : Opinion Brief
Keith Olbermann surprised 'Countdown' viewers by announcing his immediate departure on Friday.

Why Keith Olbermann left MSNBC: 5 theories

Liberal talk-show host Olbermann abruptly parted ways with MSNBC on Friday, stunning his audience and commentators alike. What happened?

 
Fox News : Opinion Brief
Joan Rivers and Sarah Palin: Rivers says her scheduled "Fox and Friends" appearance was scrapped because she had made anti-Palin remarks.

Joan Rivers vs. Sarah Palin: Censorship at Fox News?

The notorious comedienne claims her "Fox and Friends" appearance was canceled after she called Sarah Palin "stupid." Really?

 
Fox News : Best Column
Roger Ailes was once told by his father to fight every fight like "it's life and death."

Esquire's Roger Ailes profile: 6 takeaways

The magazine's self-proclaimed "exclusive and unbiased investigation" of the Fox News mastermind has people talking, about both the article's style and its subject. Here, six things to know

 
Cable News Feuds : Opinion Brief
The host of "Piers Morgan Tonight" has been lauding himself as a tough interviewer, but his inaugural chat (with Oprah Winfrey) didn't provide much evidence.

Piers Morgan's 'timid' debut

The talk-show host landed Oprah Winfrey for his first show, but failed to connect with critics

 
Cable News Feuds : Opinion Brief
"This is an outrageous abdication of our responsibility to those who were most heroic on 9/11," said Jon Stewart in regard to the media's silence on the health care bill debate.

Is Jon Stewart the next Edward R. Murrow?

The Comedy Central host's advocacy on behalf of 9/11 victims puts him in the same league as the anti-McCarthyite CBS host, says The New York Times. Is the newspaper crediting him with too much?

 
Cable News Feuds : Opinion Brief
"It's not very often that I am left without words," said the host as he signed off his last "Larry King Live" show.

Larry King's last show: A fitting finale?

Celebrities, network news stars, and even President Obama bid the legendary talk-show host farewell as he signed off for good

 
Cable News Feuds : Opinion Brief
Larry King played a seminal role in launching Ross Perot's 1992 presidential bid.

How will Larry King be remembered?

CNN's media legend is hosting his last show tonight, prompting critics to reflect on his once-pivotal power, his schmaltz, and his suspenders

 
Fox News : Opinion Brief
The latest "FoxLeaks" memo dates from late 2009 and focuses on climate-change coverage.

Is Fox News pushing climate change skepticism?

Another leaked memo appears to show Fox News urging its reporters to slant the news — this time, in favor of global-warming skeptics

 
NPR Under Fire : Opinion Brief
NPR held onto its funding, but conservatives suggest the issue will be revisited.

Is NPR's future in jeopardy?

Republicans failed to slash National Public Radio's federal funding, but vowed to try again when they seize the House in January. Is dead air ahead?

 
Fox News : Opinion Brief
Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes says the network "tends to be more direct" in challenging presidents than its rivals.

Fox News vs. Obama: Roger Ailes on the attack

What does the Fox News chairman mean when he says Obama has a "different belief system than most Americans"? And is that comment "fair and balanced"?

 
Cable News Feuds : Opinion Brief
Jon Stewart was ill but came on to the Rachel Maddow Show for a 40-minute interview.

Jon Stewart and Rachel Maddow's 'thrilling face-off'

"The Daily Show" and MSNBC hosts debated their respective places in the media — entrancing some pundits and vexing others

 
Glenn Beck, Inc. : Opinion Brief
Glenn Beck maps out the connections between the liberal watchdog group Media Matters, the billionaire George Soros and advertising boycotts against Fox News.

Is Glenn Beck's campaign against George Soros anti-Semitic?

Liberal critics say Beck used hateful stereotypes to tear down the Jewish-born financier. Did he... or is that just a cheap attempt to discredit the Fox News star?

 
Cable News Feuds : Opinion Brief
Keith Olbermann says the support he received from viewers and fellow journalists during his suspension felt like a "universal hug."

The return of the 'indefatigable' Keith Olbermann

The liberal pundit returned to MSNBC and apologized to his viewers — but not to the network that suspended him

 
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