Barbara Walters (L) listens as Robert Iger, chief executive of The Walt Disney Co. (C), speaks at ceremonies before the unveiling of her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California June 14, 2007. Kathy Hilton (2nd R), mother of Paris Hilton, and Hilton's sister Nicky Hilton (R) are also shown attending the ceremony.
Bob Harris is a former writer for National Lampoon, a comedian, and a five-time Jeopardy winner. He just posted at his blog his extraordinary analysis of the final episode of "The Sopranos" which aired last Sunday.
Though some of his insights were discussed in a previous Open Thread, there are many tremendously compelling observations for your entertainment pleasure. Enjoy.
Workers begin to dismantle the clock above the New York Times building as the newspaper begins to move to a newly built structure after occupying the current one for around 100 years, in New York June 13, 2007.
NewsBusters executive editor Matthew Sheffield appeared on the FNC show "Fox and Friends" Thursday morning (7:00am ET hour) to discuss fired CNN correspondent Jeff Koinange and the scandals surrounding his apparent staging of a news story as well as his use of network resources to conduct an affair with a source.
Update 7:50 | Matthew Sheffield. Well that was fun. Unfortunately the prior segment to mine ran a little long so we didn't get a chance to fully discuss the FNC Iraq question. Please see Tim Graham's followup on the subject if you're interested in more.
U.S. Senator and Presidential candidate Barack Obama (D-IL) laughs with CNN host Soledad O'Brien during at a Presidential forum on faith, values and poverty at the George Washington University in Washington, June 4, 2007.
National Public Radio folks read NewsBusters. The new show "Tell Me More" noticed that NB Senior Editor Tim Graham analyzed their sympathetic segment on anti-war mothers of fallen soldiers and how they felt about Cindy Sheehan's decision to abandon her activism for now because of mean conservatives.
On Friday's edition of "Tell Me More," NPR played host Michel Martin's Wednesday phone interview with Tim as he sat in his messy MRC office about his objections to the NPR piece, and he explained how the media didn't play up that Cindy Sheehan didn't merely suffer from derogatory names, but she also threw around a lot of derogatory names of her own. Tim also called out Martin for inaccurately suggesting on her blog that President Bush never met with Sheehan.
Media representatives wait for Paris Hilton to arrive at a Los Angeles municipal courthouse Friday, June 8, 2007. They were disappointed because she was driven in using an underground entrance as she arrived.