Set your TiVo to CNN Headline News at 9 p.m. EDT tonight. NewsBusters senior editor/MRC director of media analysis Tim Graham will be on the "Glenn Beck" program to discuss how PBS is politicizing a documentary about World War II.
The controversy centers around how documentary producer Ken Burns and PBS have dealt with pressure from activist groups to include more footage on Hispanic Americans' contributions to the war effort.
Arthur Sulzberger Jr., the chairman and publisher of The New York Times Company, leaves the company's shareholders' meeting Tuesday, April 24, 2007 in New York. Shareholders delivered another rebuke to the New York Times Co., withholding as much as 42 percent of the vote for directors at the company's annual meeting.
NBC's Brian Williams, left, looks into the camera as he begins to moderate the first Democratic presidential primary debate of the 2008 election hosted by South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, S.C.
Rosie O'Donnell is photographed through a closed window as she is driven from the ABC television studios after the taping of 'The View,' Wednesday, April 25, 2007, in New York. O'Donnell announced at the show's start that she would be leaving.
Brent Bozell, President of
the Media Research Center, which publishes
NewsBusters, appeared Tuesday night on FNC's "Hannity & Colmes"
to criticize PBS for returning left-winger Bill Moyers to the
taxpayer-funded network just weeks after PBS spiked Frank Gaffney's
documentary, "Islam vs. Islamists: Voices from the Muslim Center,"
which was intended to be part of last week's 11-part America at a
Crossroads series. Wednesday night, most PBS stations will run Moyers's
left-wing screed, "Buying
the War," about how the news media was supposedly complicit
in the Bush administration's false contentions that got the U.S. into
the Iraq war. (More below on the segment and topic)
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Meredith Vieira and Matt Lauer, right, and correspondent Pete Williams report, in New York Thursday morning April 19, 2007, on a video manifesto and photos sent to their network by Virginia Tech gunman Cho Seung-Hui.