Video of Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett's May 21 arrest at MSP Airport shows him swearing at a cop just before the officer gets fed up, puts him in an arm bar, and roughly slams him to the ground. (Read the backstory here.)The altercation took place while Jarrett, who was fresh out of rehab at the ti ... More >>
-- Update at bottom --Longtime Fox News TV anchor Gregg Jarrett was arrested yesterday afternoon at MSP Airport for allegedly obstructing the legal process/interfering with a peace officer.Just before 2 p.m., police responding to a report of a drunken man found Jarrett, drunk, at the Northern Lights ... More >>
On Saturday evening, Ron Burgundy dropped by Bismarck's KX News studio for a guest appearance as anchor.SEE ALSO: New NoDak TV news anchor's first two on-air words are "fuckin' shit!" [VIDEO] In a surprising and somewhat disappointing twist, Burgundy actually didn't conclude his appearance by tellin ... More >>
Chuck Steinmetz, president of Milwaukee's WITI-TV Fox 6 TV channel, has apologized after one of his reporters filmed a comedy vignette last Friday at the scene of a fire in Milwaukee's West Allis neighborhood that killed three children.SEE ALSO: Fox 9 led last night's 10 o'clock newscast with a real ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Annie Stensrud, KEYC Mankato "drunk broadcast" anchor, sentenced to probation-- KEYC Mankato anchor Annie Stensrud breaks silence on her "drunk broadcast" [VIDEO]One week after being sentenced to probation for third-degree DWI, Annie Stensrud is telling her side of the story.The former M ... More >>
It's not exactly LeBron jilting Cleveland for the pleasures of South Beach, but today Don Shelby made a decision of his own. Starting next month, the longtime WCCO TV news anchor will anchor BringMeTheNews' drive-time newscasts between 6 and 9 a.m.Shelby, 64, will also develop original content wi ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty, Roger Ailes: Not seeing eye to... jowls.Tim Pawlenty wanted to be the latest in a slew of former, current, and future Republican presidential candidates to join the crew as an analyst at Fox News. But there was a complication. Pawlenty had already decided to throw his support behind ... More >>
Her business is none of your business.When Barack Obama was running for president, Michele Bachmann loved to talk about his relationship with Bill Ayers, the old hippie who blew up federal buildings when Barry Obama was a little kid. Bachmann's fear over Obama's connection to Ayers led to one of ... More >>
Jon Stewart says to himself: "Wow."This past week, the White House "came under fire" - another word for the national conversation being dominated by our very loud conservative media, led by the Fox News machine - for inviting the world's least-controversial (oftentimes boring!) rapper, Common, to ... More >>
Heidi Collins: Better connected.If only CNN, Fox, MSNBC, the major networks, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal had exercised the foresight to tune into Fox 9 here in the Twin Cities on Sunday night, they could have broken the Osama bin Laden story so much faster. That's because we' ... More >>
Bachmann vs. Stephanopoulos: No contest.Never letting the facts get in the way of a good soundbite, Michele Bachmann's been caught with her pants on fire by PolitiFact again. George Stephanopoulos, on "Good Morning America," asked her why it was okay for the wealthy to get tax breaks, but no ... More >>
Add Cyndy Brucato to the list of prominent Twin Cities television news anchors relinquishing their anchor duties this year. As noted earlier, WCCO's Don Shelby is retiring, and Fox 9's Robyne Robinson is running for lieutenant governor. Brucato says she's staying at her post through the Stat ... More >>
CaptionIf you think local TV news ought to be delivered by someone who projects knowledge, wisdom and compassion without being framed by a swirling background screen of primary colors, a never-ending crawler and melodramatic music, then you're going to miss Don Shelby. If you think a nightly ... More >>
Media Matters offers criticism of the press from left field, so Fox News is a natural target. With that disclaimer out the way, we take note this morning that the watchdog has calculated that Fox News yakkers have either endorsed, campaigned or raised money for Republican candidates more than ... More >>
Tarryl Clark's probably feeling pretty good about the $1.1 million she's raised to try and turn Rep. Michele Bachmann out of office. But she's up against a fact-challenged incumbent who's happy to charge donors $10,000 a pop for a photo op with Sarah Palin today. And we're pretty sure they ... More >>
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When talking about her fans: "Gay, straight, I'll take anybody at this point... hermaphrodites."
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Starbucks pays big buckolas for hourly mention on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program.
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The National Republican Congressional Committee sent out a memo today denying that their ad pull out for Rep. Michele Bachmann was in respons ... More >>
How many decades has it been since statistics showing that men comprise a majority of anything has been news? And since when does holding 43 percent of a category of jobs make anybody endangered? Forty-three percent is almost half. Is it even statistically relevant?
America needs, needs a new father figure/sex symbol/empathetic figure to buoy our hearts. Enter Anderson Cooper. The Scud Stud's appeal has been easily outdone and usurped by CNN's Cooper, aka "The Coop," aka "The Flood Stud," who offered compelling coverage of Katrina and the news ... More >>
The first disaster was the hurricane. The second was the federal government's response.
Networks reclaim watercooler title, CBS claims. Also: Newspapers are all the rage, the NYT says. And Americans can't get enough of Fox News, according to Fox News. And just now overheard at the CP watercooler: "Have you seen that show The Cut on CBS? It has to be the most gawd-awful idea for a ... More >>
War based on made-up "intelligence" bad, gay marriage worse In the Strib: Minnesota gay marriage amendment bill (Dean Johnson calls it "the politics of distraction") passes the House, heads to Senate; the Polk County sheriff's deputy has suspended the deputy whose leaked email about the details of ... More >>
Whopping margins oppose Congressional actions, favor removal of feeding tube This morning ABC News released a poll concerning the Terri Schiavo case. Some of the findings: 63 percent of respondents favor removal of the feeding tube; 70 percent say it's inappropriate for Congress to involve itself i ... More >>
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