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The Day That TV News Died

Mar 25, 2013
If any single day marks the fall of broadcast reporting, it's when Phil Donahue was banished in 2003 for telling the truth about the coming war in Iraq.If any single day marks the fall of broadcast reporting, it's when Phil Donahue was banished for telling the truth about the coming Iraq War.
Tomas Young

Tomas Young Out Loud

Mar 21, 2013
The 33-year-old veteran and author of "The Last Letter" appeared with his wife on "Democracy Now!" on Thursday to talk about his decision to end his life amid unrelenting pain and suffering from wounds sustained in the Iraq War, and to read his letter aloud.

O’Reilly Threatens Caller re Olbermann

Mar 3, 2006
Bill O'Reilly and MSNBC's Keith Olbermann have been feuding for a while now (background story here, a video example, and another clip), and on Thursday, when a caller to O'Reilly's show merely mentioned Olbermann's name, Bill cut the line and said, "We have your phone number and we're going to turn it over to Fox security, and you're going to get a visit"--as though the caller was threatening O'Reilly--when in fact O'Reilly was threatening the caller! UPDATE: FOX security calls back.