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CEOs Roberts & Zucker: Nothing but the truth, huh?

MEDIA CONSOLIDATION & THE PUBLIC INTEREST

House effort urges DOJ & FCC to block Comcast acquisition of NBC-U

Netflix warns Comcast-NBC merger could hurt open Internet

Public interest groups warn Comcast takeover is anticompetitive

Comcast-NBC merger no sure thing from Stop Big Media

TOP STORIES

Will George W Bush be next to appear before UK’s Iraq Inquiry?

Dave Zirin talks Super Bowl politics from Democracy Now

Paul Krugman covers the ‘hold’ strategy employed by US Senators

Demand Media: The future of content, cheap and plentiful

GREEN ACTIVISM & LOCAL ECONOMIES

No oil company will know peace in the creeks of Nigeria

Globalization kills, return to local economies by Thom Hartmann

Incentives to going ‘off grid’ bring power to the people

4 stories that should have changed the media narrative, but didn’t

FOLLOW THE MONEY

In a message to Dems, Wall St. sends cash to GOP

Wealthy CEOs conspire to influence elections for GOP

NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo takes on Bank of America fraud

ACORN smear conspirator wants tax-deductible donations to her legal fund

SARAH PALIN & THE TEA PARTY

Tea Party represents ‘innate racism’ says Meghan McCain

Speech was all boilerplate non-sequiturs & cognitive disconnections

Raw Story debunks Palin’s claims in speech by Sahil Kapur

Last Word: Palin has delusions of grandeur by Mike Lupica

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"Energy, Budget Cuts, Tax, Lift American Spirits"

Palin reads cheat notes from her palm on Tea Party stage

SNL mocks Fox News on ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’

Iran arrests 7 ‘spies’ tied to US-funded radio station

In response to this story, one Raw commenter insisted the site was covering-up the following news stories:

Iran accepts third party enrichment deal terms from Antiwar.com

Iranian scientist assassinated as US steps up war threats

Obama spreads war flames in Middle East from Global Research

I regularly link to news from Antiwar.com on Raw Story, and found both of these Global Research pieces to be thought-provoking. If only the commenter wasn’t anonymous, I could let them know Raw only schedules me once a week, making it difficult for me to conspire to cover anything up, or cover much of anything for that matter…

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TOP STORIES
Jerk or genius, TV’s Stephen Colbert boosts US

Remembering ‘Kvetcher in the Rye’ JD Salinger by Greg Palast

ACORN mounts campaign to ‘sting the stinger’ by Daniel Tencer

Rahm Emanuel will really, really not like hosting this mental disabilities panel

CORPORATE POWER
How corporations secretly move millions to fund political ads by Brad Jacobson

Dems consider constitutional amendment to combat campaign finance decision

ACLU may reverse course on campaign finance limits from NY Sun

The end of the corporate zombie? from Huffington Post

BEHIND THE CONSERVATIVE VEIL
Rumsfeld sent Wall St Journal op-ed dismissing torture allegations to Dubya

Report: SarahPAC spent thousands buying copies of Palin’s ‘Going Rogue’

Insurance companies ‘used Tea Party’ to try and kill bill by Sahil Kapur

Glenn Beck update: The backpedaling begins by Arianna Huffington

MIDDLE EAST POWER STRUGGLES
Obama’s silent war shocks Pakistan from Guardian UK

Onward Christian soldiers, again from Antiwar.com

Raze illegal buildings, unless they are Jewish settlements

Israeli commander: ‘We rewrote the rules of war for Gaza’ from The Independent

BROADCAST POLITICS
FCC gives Native American tribes priority to obtain radio licenses

Obama wants you to create the next YouTube by Megan Tady

Countdown begins for end of Olbermann’s ‘Countdown’

Obama is obligated to sue Rush Limbaugh for demotion from True/Slant

JOURNALISM & PRESS FREEDOM
McChesney & Nichols on ‘Death & Life of American Journalism’ from DN!

Novaya Gazeta, publisher of assassinated journo, site back online after attack

College journalists included in proposed amendment to Maryland shield law

Anti-Govt protest covered by bloggers, ignored by Russian media

THE LATEST WATERGATE
What if the Landrieu phone plot perpetrators were liberal or Muslim?

High jinks to handcuffs for Landrieu provocateur from NY Times

Landrieu phone plot: Men arrested have links to intelligence community

Is this the same Stan Dai arrested for trying to bug Landrieu’s office?

POLITICAL ECONOMY OF CINEMA
Wal-Mart, Target put squeeze on Redbox from Business Week

Movie Gallery files bankruptcy, closing 760 stores

Hollywood loses key battle over illegal downloads

Surveying video art and alternative media 1968-1980 from Cineaste

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Losing the Internet as we know it by Megan Tady  CLICK HERE TO FILE NOW!

TOP STORIES

Tell PBS: Don’t abandon hard-hitting journalism from FAIR

White Power USA: The rise of right-wing militias from Democracy Now!

64 new food rules for better health by Michael Pollan

Cops can arrest you for filming them & Police fight cellphone recordings

POLITICS

Obama received $20m from healthcare industry during 2008 campaign

Senator Russ Feingold wary of approaching campaign finance ruling

Lobbyists aided Alaska senator in writing EPA limits bill from McClatchy

Why ACTA negotiations are secret from Slashdot

ECONOMY

Wall Street will be back for more by Chris Hedges

Unemployment: The 2010 time bomb by John Nichols

LISTEN- Matt Taibbi and RFK Jr. on Obama’s sellout to Wall Street

There’s plenty of good news, will the US ever hear it? by David Swanson

THE MEDIA

The fundamental unreliability of America’s media by Glenn Greenwald

Study: Watching TV shortens your life span from LA Times

Your guide to cutting the cord to cable TV from MediaShift

Fox News finally signs up Sarah Palin as commentator from Indecision Forever

AT&T consultant conjures evidence Obama is soft on net neutrality by Tim Karr

Google stops hosting AP News from TechDirt

Radio royalty fight heats up in DC from Forbes

Arbitron CEO resigns after questionable testimony to Congress

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Sarah Palin 2012 Disaster movie

Wasserman Schultz accuses Republicans of politicizing breast cancer

Justice Dept pointlessly gags Guantanamo lawyer by Andy Worthington

UC Santa Cruz tuition hike protest ends peacefully

Conservative talk goes to sleep on the weekend from Blather Watch

Teen sex magazine will stay on shelves at public library

Music industry inches forward into reality by Sahil Kapur

The Phantom Menace by Paul Krugman

Man arrested for not using Twitter

Pit bull in the China shop by Frank Rich

How Google Wave is changing the news from Mashable

Voters roll call on Ron Paul & Alan Grayson’s Audit the Fed amendment

Al-Jazeera digital strategies

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Conservative columnist David Brooks just went public again with his criticisms of Sarah Palin. “She’s a joke. I can’t take her seriously,” he told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos.

The question other members of the press are asking is whether he will codify his statements in print at The New York Times this time around.

A month before last year’s presidential election Brooks admitted to a forum in Manhattan that Palin was “not even close” to qualified for higher office. However, he failed to reveal the opinion in multiple columns after the comment. At the time, he was called “frighteningly dishonest” by Editor & Publisher’s Greg Mitchell, who suggested he should debate himself on PBS.

There was little debate, however, on This Week Sunday. The other conservative on the panel with Brooks, George Will, isn’t buying into the Palin frenzy either.

Will said he thinks Republicans can do better. “Some conservatives think they have found in Sarah Palin a Republican William Jennings Bryan,” he said. “Now, why would they want someone who lost the presidency three times?”

Brooks may have also alluded to his feelings about Mike Huckabee’s presidential hopes, adding, “The idea that this potential talk show host is considered seriously for the Republican nomination, believe me, it will never happen.

“Republican primary voters are not going to elect a talk show host,” he said.

See the video of Brooks where the story was originally published on The Raw Story.

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