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FCC Kinda, Sorta Backs Down From "Study" Of Newsrooms

FCC Kinda, Sorta Backs Down From "Study" Of Newsrooms

The study is going forward, but it has been “amended” to remove questions about news philosophy and editorial judgment: Faced with an outcry, the Federal Communications Commission’s chairman said Thursday that he would amend the effort — intended to assess whether the news media were meeting the public’s “critical information needs” — by removing questions

Prosecution Seeks Gag Order, Reporter Threatened With Arrest, In NRA T-Shirt Controversy

WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports A couple of weeks ago a kid in West Virginia made national headlines after he was arrested in a dispute with his school over wearing an NRA t-shirt. He had worn the shirt to school once and been suspended for it. When he wore it again, the

Our Unserious Media: MSNBC Replayed Rubio's Water Clip 155 Times

This is just pathetic: “Zero Dark Thirsty,” “Swing and a Miss,” “Parch Madness,” “Tough Swallow,” “Just Add Water,” and “Water Under the Bridge” were a handful of the phrases used on-air by MSNBC on Wednesday to mock Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio for awkwardly pausing to take a sip of water while delivering the official

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