President Obama has held a lead in election polls. But some conservatives are accusing big media outlets of designing their polls to make Obama look good. And in some cases, by projecting a Democratic surge that would rival turnout in 2008.
The satirical news site reported a bogus poll: 77 percent of rural white voters would rather vote for Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad than President Obama. The Iranian news agency Fars did not understand it was a joke, and reported the survey as fact.
The New York Times prospered under Sulzberger's guidance, leading the way in financially difficult times through innovation and savvy management. Under Sulzberger, the paper added sections and editions, won 31 Pulitzer prizes, and played a historic role in defending the First Amendment.
On Fox News Friday afternoon, viewers were presented with a police chase. In the end the suspected car-jacker appears to shoot himself. Fox issued an apology for airing the scene. NPR's David Folkenflik reports on the perils of live coverage.
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