| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:45 PM
The 2012 election season rolls to its long-desired conclusion Tuesday night with hour upon hour of results on local stations, broadcast networks and cable news channels. ABC, CBS and NBC start their coverage at 7 p.m. Cable news will begin earlier. You...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Updated Nov. 6, 2012, 1:04pm CT It all comes down to this. After over a year of campaigning, Nov. 6 is Election Day in America, when citizens will finally (hopefully) know who will be the President of the United States for the next four years, as well...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:35 PM
You know what, maybe there is some justice in this world.
I was angry Monday when I saw David Axelrod, the latest Obama partisan hired by MSNBC, dare to take on Bob Schieffer, of CBS News.
At issue was a statement Schieffer made on his "Face the...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I am really getting tired of the invective and sarcasm shown by the likes of The Sun and MSNBC ("Don't save the planet" May 3). It is less and less logic and more just "shouting down the enemy".
I guess Andrew Green, Rachel Maddow, and others are...
| Nov 16, 2012
As the dust settles in the wake of the latest presidential election, where can the open-minded voter turn these days for reasonably unbiased analysis and commentary on the state of political affairs?
It's a challenge in this era of talk radio and cable...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Writing is frustrating work. Add pictures to the story, and watch your hair get even whiter with each passing pronoun. Author/illustrator Mark Siegel survived the process of creating a graphic novel, Sailor Twain, and he'll be appearing at (naturally)...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Ball State alum and TV host David Letterman will return to his old stomping grounds next month—and he’s bringing Oprah with him.
The “Late Show” host will appear with Oprah Winfrey on November 26 in Emens Auditorium. The program...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:41 AM
It was such a weird, seemingly off-the-cuff remark by Mitt Romney in the first debate: that of all the items in the budget an axe-wielding privatizing plutocratic president could hack away at, he pointed to a children’s television show and the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:09 AM
There was a time when the lines between the practices of politics and journalism were clear-cut. Professional politicians did their thing, which was getting elected and getting others elected. Professional journalists did theirs, writing and telling how...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Awards handed out Sunday before the evening Grammy Awards telecast sometimes set the stage for what happens during the national TV broadcast. This year, the Black Keys got the momentum rolling by having a hand in three awards early on, including rock...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:48 AM
It was fairly obvious by about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday that most cable and network analysts thought President Obama was going to be re-elected.
But they didn't have the data to make the call until 11:17.
When that happened at NBC News and CNN, viewers were...