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Rush Limbaugh on Chinese President:

Rush Limbaugh on Chinese President: “CHING CHANG CHONG”

by Jorge Rivas on January 20 2011, 4:06AM

We can’t say we’re surprised, but Rush Limbaugh is at it again.

Topics: Media

Comcast Merger Worries Indie Artists, Web Advocates

Comcast Merger Worries Indie Artists, Web Advocates

by Jamilah King on January 19 2011, 2:39PM

Welcome to the latest part in the saga over equal media access.

Topics: Media

Man With Golden Voice Ted Williams Heads To Rehab, How It All Unfolded Interactive

Man With Golden Voice Ted Williams Heads To Rehab, How It All Unfolded

by Jorge Rivas on January 13 2011, 11:00AM

An interactive look at how Ted Williams went from from hero to villain in less than two weeks.

Topics: Media

ELLE Cover Lightens The Most Beautiful Woman in the World

ELLE Cover Lightens The Most Beautiful Woman in the World

by Jorge Rivas on January 12 2011, 10:00AM

ELLE is at it again, this time they’ve lightened the most beautiful woman in the world.

Topics: Media

Oprah's Book Club Hasn't Included Female Authors Since 2004

Oprah’s Book Club Hasn’t Included Female Authors Since 2004

by Jorge Rivas on January 11 2011, 11:42AM

Oprah’s Book Club hasn’t read a woman novelist since 2004 and only three authors of color in the last decade.

Topics: Media

Fox News Affiliate Exploits Homeless Looking for New Golden Voice

Fox News Affiliate Exploits Homeless Looking for New Golden Voice

by Jorge Rivas on January 10 2011, 2:19PM

A Fox News affiliate in Indianapolis gets downright tacky in its search for the next Ted Williams.

Topics: Media

Film Critic Roger Ebert Gets Schooled Over His

Film Critic Roger Ebert Gets Schooled Over His “Huck Finn” Read

by Jorge Rivas on January 6 2011, 12:39PM

Film critic Roger Ebert keeps putting his foot in his mouth.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media

Two Young Girls Climb U.S./Mexico Border Fence in 18 Seconds

Two Young Girls Climb U.S./Mexico Border Fence in 18 Seconds

by Jorge Rivas on January 4 2011, 1:43PM

Is the fence along the U.S.-Mexican border a waste of money? See for yourself.

Topics: Immigration, Media

Nickelodeon Gets Diversity Points, But Still Overlooks Race

Nickelodeon Gets Diversity Points, But Still Overlooks Race

by Jorge Rivas on January 3 2011, 1:11PM

The network adds another young black actor to its line-up of sitcom stars.

Topics: Media

Oprah Winfrey Network Debuts Without Young People, Latinos

Oprah Winfrey Network Debuts Without Young People, Latinos

by Jorge Rivas on January 3 2011, 11:05AM

Critics still say it’s still an ambitious and well-received start.

Topics: Media

The White World of Sports Journalism

The White World of Sports Journalism

by Dexter Rogers on January 3 2011, 10:05AM

Dexter Rogers takes a break from covering January’s big games to ask how the press box became a bastion of white privilege.

Topics: Media

Mapping America: One Block At A Time (Yours Included)

Mapping America: One Block At A Time (Yours Included)

by Jamilah King on December 16 2010, 11:44AM

The New York Times put together Census data for this exhaustive interactive map. We love it.

Topics: Media, Technology

Lobbying Ends On Open Web Proposal

Lobbying Ends On Open Web Proposal

by Jamilah King on December 14 2010, 3:05PM

Now the FCC is set to rule on net neutrality regulations next week.

Topics: Media

Fox News: 'Penélope Cruz is Having an Anchor Baby'

Fox News: ‘Penélope Cruz is Having an Anchor Baby’

by Jorge Rivas on December 14 2010, 11:36AM

Leave it to the network to insult Latinos on what’s supposed to be their own turf.

Topics: Immigration, Media

Blacks, Latinos Use Twitter Two Times More Than Whites

Blacks, Latinos Use Twitter Two Times More Than Whites

by Jorge Rivas on December 10 2010, 2:38PM

Despite a digital divide, blacks and Latinos are more than twice as likely to use Twitter than whites.

Topics: Media

Still No Excuses for Tyler Perry's

Still No Excuses for Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls”

by Jamilah King on December 3 2010, 5:18PM

Sofia Quintero takes Perry’s apologists to town, and still waits for more black female directors.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media

Rosa Parks and the Love For Justice Photo

Rosa Parks and the Love For Justice

by Jamilah King, Hatty Lee on December 1 2010, 6:04PM

Today’s love is dedicated to freedom fighters, past and present.

Topics: Celebrate Love, Media

Who Else Hates Fox News? The Simpsons

Who Else Hates Fox News? The Simpsons

by Jamilah King on November 23 2010, 3:01PM

The long running show takes aim at Fox. Again.

Topics: Media

Politicians, Artists Draw Broadband Battle Lines

Politicians, Artists Draw Broadband Battle Lines

by Jamilah King on November 22 2010, 2:24PM

The FCC could cut a net neutrality deal before Christmas.

Topics: Media

Readers Play Tiny Violin for Arizona's Financial Losses [Facebook Edition]

Readers Play Tiny Violin for Arizona’s Financial Losses [Facebook Edition]

by Channing Kennedy on November 19 2010, 4:31PM

Let’s just sat we’re not exactly shedding any tears.

Topics: Media