Tim Graham

Director of Media Analysis
Author Articles

Washington Post Addresses Obama's Faith -- with NO Wright

How can responsible journalists explain the candidate's beliefs and ignore his lengthy relationship with a politically and theologically radical preacher?

Adam Nagourney: OK With Obama's Centrist Head Fakes

The Times guards Obama's "brand" as a different kind of politician, despite his flip-flopping on guns and other issues.

NYT Magazine Publishes Charge That McCain's a Phony POW

Liberals were outraged in 2004 when they nominated Sen. John Kerry and some veterans who served with him on Swift Boats had the audacity to challenge his war heroism. How will they greet cranky ...

Adam's Fib

In a news analysis on the California Supreme Court's imposition of "gay marriage," Adam Nagourney seemingly can't find a liberal anywhere.

Anti-War Activists Hyped, Pro-Lifers Spiked

The Times wrote no story on the tens of thousands marching in the annual March for Life in January. But in May, 40 straggling protesters against the Iraq war marching through upstate New York are ...

As The World Squirms

TV writer Ginia Bellefante reports CBS is building ratings for its soap As The World Turns with a gay storyline. But she's amazed the show isn't protested for its "prejudice against the military."

A Grieving Dad vs. Illegal Gang Members

The Times told the heart-tugging story of a black father in Los Angeles whose son was shot dead by an illegal-alien gang member.

Howell Raines Unplugged - Please

The disgraced former Executive Editor of the Times writes a chronicle of gasbaggery about how the national media persecutes black leaders. As opposed to the reverse discrimination in favor of ...

Barney Frank, Witty Bridge-Builder

A front-page profile of a favorite liberal House committee chairman oozes political correctness, celebrates his mockery of the religious right, and underlines praise from Republicans. The last ...

Gay Pride, Meet 'Mad Pride'

Sufferers of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder try to decrease the stigma against so-called "madness" or "mental illness," with support from the Times Sunday Styles section

Who Let Evil Rove in the Newsroom?

The Times makes belated front-page news out of Bush strategist Karl Rove's advice offerings on Fox News and in Newsweek. He's no "thinking woman's sex symbol," as the Times described George ...

They Read the Articles? Playboy Piece Wins Science Prize

Skin mag staff writer gets 'Honorable' Mention for the Wistar Institute Science Journalism Award.

Times Decries " Anti-Communist Witch Hunt" in Hollywood Obit

Thank goodness for that: "By the time [director Jules Dassin] wrote and directed "Never on Sunday," a comedy about a good-hearted prostitute, the anti-Communist witch hunt in the United States had ...

The Audacity of Silence About Tony Rezko

Broadcast Networks, News Magazines Ignore or Downplay Barack Obama's Sleazy Home Purchase

The Sunday Washington Post on Satanic Rock: 'Two Horns Up!'

This underlines how low the Post will go for Internet traffic numbers.

Choose-Life Movie Plots? They're Fictions, 'Consoling' and 'Cutesy'

Only pro-abortion movies are honest about the lives of women, in the view of Washington Post movie reviewer Ann Hornaday.

Networks Swoon Over New King of Camelot

Broadcast and Cable Networks Offer Oohs and Ahhs For Kennedy Family Endorsements of Obama

CNN Hypes Christian Symbol in Another Huckabee Ad

Fish on banner nets more critical attention.

Another Sappy, Scandal-Free Profile of Hillary

Mark Leibovich's sympathy for Hillary Clinton oozes through in a 2,500-word story, in which not a single opponent of Hillary Clinton is cited.

Newsweek Writer Enjoys Atheist Denouncing the Conservative 'Nitwit'

At this point a critic must ask: as much as he enjoyed the denunciation of Donohue, did Gordon check out Pullman's assertion of having no greater agenda than telling a rip-roaring tale? Even ...