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By Katie Yoder | April 21, 2015 | 2:49 PM EDT

The granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst isn’t proud of one aspect of the family business, and she’s speaking out publicly. Cosmopolitan Magazine isn’t for women, she says, it’s against them. 

The granddaughter of the head of media conglomerate Hearst Corporation is speaking out against her family’s publication of Cosmopolitan. Victoria Hearst, Founder and President of Praise Him Ministries, will launch the “Cosmo Harms Minors” campaign in Washington, D.C. on April 22 to criticize Cosmo’s sexually explicit material and demand that minors are protected from the magazine’s “pornographic” influence. Hearst will be joined at the National Press Club by Dawn Hawkins of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation and psychiatrist Miriam Grossman, MD.

By NB Staff | April 21, 2015 | 2:39 PM EDT

Catholic leaders joined the Media Research Center (MRC), the Family Research Council (FRC), and the American Family Association (AFA) in a national campaign to educate the public about a Disney ABC sitcom pilot based on the life of anti-religious bigot Dan Savage.

By Bryan Ballas | April 21, 2015 | 2:30 PM EDT

The breaching of the White House airspace by an elderly political radical is disturbing to many Americans. That is unless you happen to be MSNBC’s Luke Russert, whose Twitter feed was stuffed with people who thought the man was a hero.  
 
In recapping the saga of the gyro-copter pilot who flew too close to the White House while advocating campaign finance reform, Russert framed the issue as a fight between the government who seeks punishment and the people who love the heroic protester.

By Tom Blumer | April 21, 2015 | 11:52 AM EDT

Readers who have seen my previous posts on actress Gwyneth Paltrow's recent "failed" attempt to complete the deceptively designed "Food Stamp Challenge" know far more than people who rely on Eonline.com ever will.

Although it's far from encouraging when contemplating our nation's future, what we have here is an object lesson in how the entertainment press airbrushes the truth to polish the image of a celebrity who is either breathtakingly ignorant or in on the scam.

By Scott Whitlock | April 21, 2015 | 11:27 AM EDT

The journalists at CBS This Morning on Tuesday promoted anti-vaccine activists, highlighting their outrage over the Surgeon General appearing in a Sesame Street segment with Elmo to encourage childhood vaccinations. Co-host Gayle King huffed, "...But vaccine critics don't see anything cute about this video after the controversy over of the measles outbreak." 

By Kyle Drennen | April 21, 2015 | 11:18 AM EDT

In CBS's first report on a new book detailing the Clinton Foundation foreign donation scandal, on Tuesday's CBS This Morning, correspondent Nancy Cordes avoided the specific accusations of corruption and instead focused on the Clinton campaign dismissing the controversy as a "distraction." Cordes even touted a "potential upside" for Hillary Clinton: "...all these attacks from different directions could help unify Democrats around her."

By Geoffrey Dickens | April 21, 2015 | 10:47 AM EDT

Over the past five weeks, all three broadcast networks have essentially walked away from covering the ex-Secretary of State’s secret extra-governmental e-mail server and the possible loss of crucial documents needed by the House Select Committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks, with coverage on ABC, CBS and NBC’s morning and evening news shows falling by more than 93 percent from the levels seen in early March.

By Jeffrey Meyer | April 21, 2015 | 10:47 AM EDT

On Monday, Late Night host Seth Meyers devoted 4 minutes of his broadcast to smearing 19 potential Republican presidential candidates who spoke at a New Hampshire Republican Party gathering over the weekend. 

By Joseph Rossell | April 21, 2015 | 9:22 AM EDT

A liberal worth $15 million crusading against the wealthy with a documentary. Now that's comedy gold.

It's also exactly what British comedian and left-wing activist Russell Brand has done by making The Emperor's New Clothes, which was directed Michael Winterbottom.

By Mark Finkelstein | April 21, 2015 | 8:30 AM EDT

How bad are things getting for Hillary when a defender is reduced to arguing, in response to the Clinton Cash allegations, that Bill might have been a dishonest bag man, not letting Hillary know that people were giving him money in an attempt to influence her?!

On today's Morning Joe, responding to the Clinton Cash revelations, MSNBC contributor Dorian Warren said that Bill Clinton "could have been running serious game on many of these countries saying I'll talk to my wife, give me the check, and then never mentioning [it.]"

By Jeffrey Meyer | April 21, 2015 | 8:28 AM EDT

On Monday’s The Kelly File, Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano hammered Hillary Clinton over her foundation’s alleged practice of receiving foreign donations in exchange for political benefits during her tenure as Secretary of State.

By Tom Blumer | April 20, 2015 | 10:54 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune reporter Jackie Crosby's writeup on how "Minnesota has been losing residents to other states" since 2002, and that it's especially troubling because "young adults are leaving in the greatest numbers," contained an enormous blind spot.

The Gopher State, aka the Land of 10,000 Lakes, is also sardonically known as the Land of 10,000 Taxes by many residents, and with good reason. Yet the only time the word "tax" appeared was in a sentence discussing the need for "robust tax rolls."

By Curtis Houck | April 20, 2015 | 9:50 PM EDT

After briefly alluding to the Clinton Foundation scandal on Monday’s CBS This Morning, the CBS Evening News made no mention of the scandal or a damning new book on the subject from author Peter Schweizer on its Monday evening broadcast. Both ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News did cover the story as well as Hillary Clinton’s response Monday afternoon in New Hampshire, but also parroted Clinton campaign talking points in responding to Schweizer’s allegations.

By Tom Johnson | April 20, 2015 | 9:23 PM EDT

Imagine a president of the United States proclaiming in his or her inaugural address, “I do not believe in God. I do not believe in a hereafter…There is no hope, save in ourselves.” If something like that ever happens, writer Jeffrey Tayler’s dream will have come true.

Tayler, who routinely trashes religion for the liberal online magazine Salon, complained in a Sunday article that several recent announcements of presidential candidacies have brought about “a media carnival featuring, on both sides, an array of supposedly God-fearing clowns and faith-mongering nitwits groveling before Evangelicals and nattering on about their belief in the Almighty.” He called on the media not to let the candidates “get away with God talk without making them answer for it.”

By Clay Waters | April 20, 2015 | 9:21 PM EDT

Chris Christie who? Rachel Swarns, who for years fawned over Barack and Michelle Obama for the New York Times, wrote an "open letter" column to actor Adam Baldwin in defense of a left-wing group which tied up traffic in mid-town Manhattan in the name of a $15-an-hour "living wage."