Jan 11, 2007

Sometimes your what do what?

Faith Salie, host of PRI's Fair Game, lists 10 things Esquire readers don't know about women.

NewsHour didn't show all sides in Iraq panel, FAIR says

Lefty media watchdog Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting criticized a recent NewsHour panel discussion of the war in Iraq, saying it included no strong advocates for troop withdrawal. FAIR urged its readers to e-mail NewsHour producers and "encourage the program to broaden future discussions to include such voices." PBS Ombudsman Michael Getler said he's received more than 100 e-mails about the matter.

Study on TV violence prompts warning to broadcasters

The violence depicted in broadcast networks' primetime programs is approaching "epidemic proportions," according to a study issued yesterday by the Parents Television Council. FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, who appeared at the news conference unveiling the study, warned broadcasters to do a better job of policing themselves, lest Congress decides to take action, according to the Los Angeles Times.