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By Joseph Rossell | June 10, 2015 | 4:31 PM EDT

Don’t falsely accuse people who host their own TV shows. Anti-fracking activist and filmmaker Josh Fox was kicked off Varney & Co. Monday, June 8 after he accused host Stuart Varney of lying.

Fox, the producer and director of the factually-challenged Gasland documentaries, criticized Varney’s opposition to fracking. Fox was the target of today’s Varney segment with filmmaker Phelim McAleer.  

By Matthew Balan | June 10, 2015 | 3:53 PM EDT

CNN president Jeff Zucker targeted his network's competitors, MSNBC and Fox News, during a Wednesday interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Zucker returned fire in response to a 2014 claim by Fox News Channel CEO Roger Ailes that CNN is "out of the news business." The network executive retorted, "It's absurd on its face. The fact is, we're doing more news than we've ever done. We're doing more news than anybody else."

By Katie Yoder | June 10, 2015 | 3:24 PM EDT

According the feminist media, the road to women’s equality is paved with… orgasms.

Cosmo’s July issue boasted singer Nicki Minaj on its cover. Inside, the star talked sex, including her “demand that I climax.” Following her cue, the feminist media began chanting “orgasm equality.” The Guardian’s Jessica Valenti pushed, “Why should we demand equal orgasms for all?” while Bustle’s Kristen Sollee vowed, “equality starts in the bedroom.”

By Julia A. Seymour | June 10, 2015 | 2:26 PM EDT

Gathering to protest carbon emissions often makes the evening news. But when hundreds gather to hear scientists from various disciplines argue that global warming isn’t the dire threat the media claim ... crickets.

Heartland Institute’s Tenth International Conference on Climate Change is happening June 11 and 12, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Policymakers, scientists and other experts will speak on the issue of climate change. And if history repeats itself, ABC, CBS and NBC will say virtually nothing about it. Many newspapers have already made it clear that skeptical views are not welcome within their pages.

By Andrew Miller | June 10, 2015 | 2:25 PM EDT

He’s no fool, and he certainly doesn’t need pity.

In a Huffington Post Live interview yesterday, Mr. T was asked about everything from the origins of his career to his recent success battling cancer. What the interviewer discovered? All was thanks to God and family.

By Julia A. Seymour | June 10, 2015 | 2:02 PM EDT

Although it is nearly summer and people are taking trips to the beach, the brutal winter is not quite forgotten. In Boston, the dingy remains of former 75-foot snow piles could still be found after Memorial Day, according to The Washington Post.

Much of the country suffered from severe cold and snow during a winter that also spawned significant ice cover of the Great Lakes: 85 percent as of Feb. 23, 2015. If that had been record melt, or record heat certainly the broadcast networks would have been warning about the threat of global warming or climate change.

By Tim Graham | June 10, 2015 | 1:46 PM EDT

Stating an anti-transgender opinion is close to forbidden in today’s “news” pages and “news” rooms, especially after the Bruce Jenner fawning frenzy. Exhibit A? Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist Jennifer Graham (no relation to me) wrote a column truthfully titled “Caitlyn Jenner is still a mister.” notes Jay Brown of the so-called Human Rights Campaign demanded she be fired for “hate speech, plain and simple." The Post-Gazette "news" room erupted with demands for a byline strike until Graham was fired. 

By Matthew Balan | June 10, 2015 | 12:54 PM EDT

Jerry Seinfeld blasted political correctness on the early Wednesday edition of NBC's Late Night With Seth Meyers. Seinfeld cited how he recently got a negative reaction to a "gay French king" joke: "I can imagine a time when people say, 'Well, that's offensive to suggest that a gay person moves their hands in a flourishing motion, and you now need to apologize.' I mean, there's a creepy PC thing out there that really bothers me."

By Tom Blumer | June 10, 2015 | 12:26 PM EDT

Readers can be excused if they believe that the Associated Press might be more interested in protecting what little is left of Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby's credibility and reputation than they are in reporting the news.

Look at the vague headline about enhanced police presence in the area where Freddie Gray was arrested that Mosby herself requested at the AP story by Juliet Linderman:

By Scott Whitlock | June 10, 2015 | 11:40 AM EDT

MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow on Tuesday couldn't help herself as she fawned over the liberal credentials of Republican turned independent turned Democrat Lincoln Chafee. Despite the fact that Chafee is no longer a member of the GOP, the journalist repeatedly hyped his former status. She recounted, "In 2004, when President George W. Bush was running for re-election as president there was one Republican U.S. senator" who didn't vote for the incumbent. 

By Sarah Stites | June 10, 2015 | 11:40 AM EDT

When it comes to the phrasing of a message, two words can make all the difference. 

Last week, the CDC made a subtle change in the “Prevention Methods” section of its annual Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment report released June 5. Whereas abstinence had once been recommended as “a” reliable way to prevent the transmission of STDs, the report now calls it “the most” reliable way. 

By Kyle Drennen | June 10, 2015 | 11:07 AM EDT

On Wednesday, NBC’s Today seized on two New York Times hit pieces against Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio, as national correspondent Peter Alexander proclaimed: “He is one of the Republicans' fastest rising stars, just 44, the youngest presidential candidate in the field. But this morning, new scrutiny is focused on Florida Senator Marco Rubio's financial struggles and spending habits.”

By Connor Williams | June 10, 2015 | 10:32 AM EDT

Carrying on the media’s continued effort to poke at Christians, Conan O’Brien cracked a joke, suggesting that evangelicals’ supposed intolerance of gay people may be coming to an end:  “Across the country, some evangelical groups are starting to take a second look at the Bible’s stance on gay people. Yeah, they're taking a second look at it. They're noting that if you count Joseph and God,  Jesus had two daddies.”

By Melissa Mullins | June 10, 2015 | 10:08 AM EDT

On the Dan Patrick radio show, NBC sportscaster Bob Costas said "I wish Caitlyn Jenner well" in finding a comfortable identity, but said “Awarding the Arthur Ashe award to Caitlyn Jenner is just a crass exploitation play… It’s a tabloid play." 

By Andrew Miller | June 10, 2015 | 9:53 AM EDT

Though we have come to expect countercultural themes in most mainstream genres like pop and rap, country music has seemed to hold out as long as possible, retaining traditional values in most content. This is certain to change if Billboard has its way.