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Awkward: After CBS Story on ‘Pervasive Sexual Harassment’ in Politics, Host Poses With Bill Clinton

<p>Well, that’s awkward. <em>CBS This Morning</em> on Thursday offered a report on the “pervasive sexual harassment in the politics world.” The tone and message of the segment was clear: This must be taken seriously and stopped. Yet, later in the program, co-hosts Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell delighted at a smiling picture of fellow co-host […]

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Not So Brave: Why Isn’t The Onion Mocking Harvey Weinstein?

<p>Since the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault story broke in the New York Times on October 5, the usually aggressive, satirical Onion has avoided bashing the fallen studio exec (and prominent Democrat). The Onion managed just one humor piece. And that story really wasn’t about attacking Weinstein. The headline redirected attention to sexism in general. </p>

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Hidden Video Exposes NYT Editor Trashing ‘Idiot’ Trump and ‘F***ing Horrible’ Pence

<p>The latest video from James O’Keefe captures a <em>New York Times</em> editor secretly trashing the “idiot” Donald Trump and the “fucking horrible” Mike Pence. In undercover footage released by Project Veritas on Tuesday, NYT homepage editor Des Shoe conceded, “<em>The New York Times</em> is not…I mean, it’s widely understood to be liberal-leaning. But, American newspapers are […]

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ABC Gushes Over ‘Picture Perfect’ New Book of Obama Photos

<p>ABC journalist and Obama fan Robin Roberts on Monday’s <em>Nightline</em> gushed over a new book of pictures of the Obamas. Co-host Dan Harris deemed the collection of images “picture perfect.” Talking to former White House photographer Amanda Lucidon, Roberts fawned over a picture of the couple snuggling close to each other: “Didn’t the President tweet […]

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BBC to Hillary: After Weinstein, Do You Regret Dismissing Bill’s Accusers?

<p>British journalist Andy Marr went there. The BBC presenter hammered Hillary Clinton in a way that most American reporters wouldn’t dare. After asking her about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Marr didn’t let this bit of hypocrisy go unchecked from the presidential candiate: “But that we recognize that this kind of behavior cannot be tolerated anywhere, […]

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