This Week’s Reliable Sources

From CNN:

    HOWARD KURTZ, HOST (voice over): Crime stories. As conservative pundits demand a pardon for Scooter Libby, who faces two-and-a-half years behind bars, Paris Hilton mysteriously gets sprung from jail after three days before heading back to the slammer.

    Which story do you think is consuming more media oxygen?

    Terror talk. Were news organizations used to hype the plot to bomb Kennedy airport when those arrested had no explosives or anything else?

    Debatable. Is the press too quick to pick winners and losers in these presidential showdowns? And the candidates pushing back against some of CNN’s questions.

    Plus, Stray Rod. Why are reporters snooping into Alex Rodriguez’s off-the-field affairs?

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