| Feb 12, 2013
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address will rearrange Tuesday prime time. The speech is scheduled to start at 9 on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox Business Network and Bloomberg. There will be responses by Sen....
| Mar 8, 2013
Former Gov. Jeb Bush will be everywhere Sunday morning. He is on five programs: “Meet the Press,” “State of the Union,” “Fox News Sunday,” “Face the Nation” and “This Week.” The Florida...
| Mar 11, 2013
In Salon: In a case of apparent plagiarism, Fox News pundit Juan Williams lifted — sometimes word for word — from a Center for American Progress report, without ever attributing the information, for a column he wrote last month for......
| Feb 2, 2012
Jesse Jackson is right.
In response to the face-off in Arizona between President Barack Obama and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer last week, Jackson said, "Even George Wallace did not put his finger in Dr. King's face." And it's true; he didn't. Similarly, not...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:42 PM
They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
| Mar 10, 2011
— Vivian Schiller's resignation as president and chief executive of National Public Radio comes at a perilous time for the public broadcaster, as Republicans in Congress press ahead with plans to slice its federal lifeline.
Schiller's exit on...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 1:45 AM
The recent controversy surrounding National Public Radio, in which a conservative operative caught top executives disparaging conservative groups and offering to protect a controversial donor, could not have come at a worse time for WVPE.
| Mar 17, 2011
Oh, NPR, won't you please state your game? Are you liberal? Are you neutral? Are your employees secret socialists? Do their screensavers feature slideshows of Noam Chomsky? Do your office Christmas parties serve only free-range eggnog? Do your parking...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 7:46 PM
Tonight was the moment political geeks from around the country wait for all year: The White House Correspondents Dinner, where political humor rules the evening.
There were two speakers at the event in Washington: President Barack Obama and Saturday...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Rick Perry's withdrawal from the presidential race and his endorsement of Newt Gingrich give a boost to a campaign that has been gaining momentum in the days before the South Carolina primary. Much of the analysis of this latest turn of events focuses...
| Jan 24, 2012
Newtzilla is back.
Six weeks ago, during the last Newt Gingrich surge, I wrote here that "conventional weapons are useless against Newtzilla…. Everything bad about Gingrich — the flip-flops, the wives, the ego — is known. Once voters...