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MSNBC Joins the Anti-Romney Bandwagon

I have always been weary of the whine regarding the purported "liberal media"; having won 60% of presidential elections over the last 40 years, near-complete dominance of the radio airwaves, and a cable news behemoth with ratings greater than the aggregate of both its nearest competitors, conservat…

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Written by Jay Gatsby on Thursday January 5, 2012

Why Watch Cable?

As a sometime talking head on CNN, I'm arguing against interest here - but Friday was a day that fully drove home the uselessness of cable news. All day long, cable breathlessly reported the Tiger Woods story, while managing totally to ignore what had actually occurred. As a sometime talking head …

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Written by David Frum on Saturday November 28, 2009