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Chris Wallace: Fox News covers contraception for female employees

Last week, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said a Georgetown University student was a “slut” and a “prostitute” for wanting oral contraceptives to be covered by her health insurance — but it’s not clear if he feels the same about the female employees who receive birth control pills from Fox…

Another advertiser abandons Limbaugh

The online data-backup company Carbonite has become the sixth advertiser to sever its ties to The Rush Limbaugh Show in the wake of Limbaugh’s repeated personal attacks on Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown University Law School student, Think Progress is reporting. Limbaugh posted an apology on his website earlier today, but…

Limbaugh apologizes to Sandra Fluke

In what could be seen as an attempt to head off the backlash he is currently facing, Rush Limbaugh has posted a statement on his website apologizing to Georgetown University Law Student Sandra Fluke for his vicious, personal attacks on her this week. Talking Points Memo‘s Livewire blog quotes that…

Photo show captures Bob Dylan as young rock star

Rare photographs of Bob Dylan, shot over a year-long period in the mid-1960s, go on show in Paris next week in an exhibition that captures the moment the protest folk singer morphed into cult rock star. From 1961 to 1966, Dylan wrote seven albums that marked the history of pop,…

Autopsy conducted on conservative activist Andrew Breitbart

Coroners conducted an autopsy on the body of conservative activist Andrew Breitbart on Friday but deferred a formal finding on the cause of his death until toxicology and lab tests are completed, officials said.…

‘Desperate Housewives’ star claims unfair dismissal

A former “Desperate Housewives” actress took her ex-employer to court, claiming unfair dismissal from the hit TV series about lust and scandal in Wisteria Lane. Nicollette Sheridan claims she was fired for complaining that the show’s creator, Marc Cherry, slapped her on the head during rehearsals for a scene in…

Bodies of reporter, photographer found in Syria

Syrian authorities have found the bodies of US journalist Marie Colvin and French photographer Remi Ochlik in the Baba Amr district of powderkeg Homs Thursday after rebels retreated, the foreign ministry said. “Authorities this morning located the bodies of the two journalists, American Marie Colvin and Frenchman Remi Ochlik, in…

Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart dead

Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart is dead, according to a post on his Big Journalism website published Thursday morning. Raw Story was not immediately able to obtain independent confirmation of Breitbart’s death, but Big Journalism editor Joel Pollak said in an email: “It is, sadly, true. There isn’t much more to say.”…

Jon Stewart lampoons ‘frothy a$$ juice’ Santorum’s sexual innuendos

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart reviewed the Republican primaries in Michigan and Arizona. Stewart first lampooned the various new networks, which were forced to kill time on air while they waited for the Michigan primary votes to be counted. “Eventually, the winner did emerge…

James Murdoch steps down from News International amid hacking scandal

James Murdoch, son of billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch, has resigned his post as the top executive in charge of News International, the British publishing arm of News Corporation, according to The Associated Press. Murdoch had been embroiled in an increasingly heated hacking scandal after several News International properties were…

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