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December 30, 1999
Kristol Canned by ABC; Second Runners-Up in the Best NQs of '99

December 29, 1999
Time Praised FDR & Dissed Churchill; First Runners-Up in the Best NQs of '99

December 28, 1999
Best NQs of 1999: Annual Awards for the Year's Worst Reporting

December 20, 1999
Jesus Goes Left; ABC's Liberal Showcases & Time Capsule; Naked Geraldo

December 17, 1999
McCain-Bradley = "Virtue"; "Divisive" Pope; FNC Showed Broaddrick Q to Gore

December 16, 1999
Huang Skipped; NBC's "Paternal" Castro; Bradley: Diane Sawyer's Boyfriend

December 14, 1999
Ted to "Save the Human Race"; Brokaw Hit GOP from Left; W's "Intellect"

December 10, 1999
Clarence Thomas Accepted Award on Behalf of Woman Who Wished Him Dead

December 9, 1999
ABC Decried Giuliani on Homeless; Stahl: Hillary "Knocked My Socks Off"

December 6, 1999
"Stupid" Tax Cut; "Alleluia" to Spending; Christmas "Saved" by Regulator

December 3, 1999
Cochran's Gore Dinner Date; FNC Up, CNN & Gumbel Down

December 2, 1999
How to "Pay" for Bush Tax Cut for the Wealthy; Tipper Not Pressed on Homeless

November 30, 1999
What Pain "Hurt" Hillary? Gumbel's Reagan Insult; FNC Picked Up Dirkhising

November 22, 1999
Liberal "Centrist"; NBC Accented Hillsdale Scandal; Viewers Avoiding Gumbel

November 15, 1999
Gore - FALN Pardon Link Suppressed; ABC Discovered Boys & Girls "Different"

November 11, 1999
Gumbel: Conservatives Ruin "National Prestige"; FNC Showed What ABC Spiked

November 9, 1999
Anchor to Clinton:"How Does it Feel Talking to Me?"; Focusing on Bush Quiz

November 4, 1999
CBS Pushed Gun Control Again; Gumbel Denounced Entrepreneural "Greed"

November 2, 1999
Clinton's Buddy Bryant Gumbel; CBS Pushed Bush Drug Question

November 1, 1999
Gumbel Denounces MRC Ad; Insists That on Political Views "I Hold Them in Check"

October 29, 1999
Zilch on ABC, CNN & NBC on Huang/Riady Revelations; Helms' Women Problem

October 27, 1999
Budget Cut Realities; Lauer Urged Dole for VP; "Appeasement" of China

October 25, 1999
Cutting "The Penny That Cures Cancer"; Bathtubs Kill More Than School Shooters

October 22, 1999
"Partial-Birth" Avoidance; Another Car Bomber; Reno Warned of FALN

October 21, 1999
Crusading for Campaign Finance "Reform"; Democrat Ray; Rivera on Starr

October 20, 1999
Gore's Treaty Flip-Flop; Fishing With Wen Ho Lee; Spend or Hike Taxes

October 19, 1999
NBC: U.S. Nuclear "Overkill"; Sad for Clinton; GOP Doesn't Care About World

October 15, 1999
Thwarted FBI Skipped; Wright's Q Ignored By ABC & CBS; Clinton's 1991 Moral Concern

October 13, 1999
Coup Linked to CTBT Foes; Unabomber "Charming"; Clift Thanked Bush

October 8, 1999
"Patients' Bill of Rights" Cheered; Brazile's Dirty Campaigning Ignored

October 5, 1999
Clinton Warned Us; "Intelligent Catholics" Like Dung; Clinton Avoided Sex

October 1, 1999
China's Communist Success; Socialist Turner; Morris's "Cockamamie" Story

September 30, 1999
Beatty Not Liberal; Morris Distorted on "Airhead"; Clinton's Spittle

September 29, 1999
Hailing Maverick McCain; "Gipper Was an Airhead"; Leftist West Wing

September 27, 1999
Morris's Imaginary Friends Spawned by Acorn; Reagan's "Empty Mind"

September 24, 1999
FBI's Freeh Opposed Pardons, But Nets Don't Care; Beatty Better Than Reagan

September 22, 1999
Pardon Hearing Skipped; Raisa as Jackie; Stossel's Rare Spin; Sam on Pot

September 20, 1999
Pothead Sam; Video of Pardoned FALNers Making Bomb; Delete 2nd Amendment

September 17, 1999
Shooter's Anti-Christian Motive Missed & Noted; Nets Avoiding Pardons

September 16, 1999
Gibson's Gun Crusade; Pardons Pardoned; Floyd Blamed on Global Warming

September 15, 1999
Too Much Press Scrutiny of Hillary; Global Warming's "Killer Mosquitos"

September 13, 1999
Puerto Rican "Dreams"; Bias Conceded in Lack of Home Deal Outrage

September 9, 1999
Gullible for Hillary; Stephanopoulos Raised Bush Drugs with Bradley

September 7, 1999
Jobs Up or Down?; Witnesses Suppressed; Mislabeling by NY Times

September 2, 1999
CBS & NBC Got to Pardons; Clinton Raved About Woman from Past

August 27, 1999
Blind to Officer Blinded by FALN; Erbe Boasted of Heroin & LSD Use

August 24, 1999
Bush vs. Broaddrick; Clinton Seduced Nephew's Fiancé; Huang-Tied Nominee

August 23, 1999
CNN Blamed GOP for Media's Bush Focus; Hypocrisy Over Broaddrick

August 20, 1999
Bush & Drugs a Big Story on Outlets Which Ignored Broaddrick

August 18, 1999
DOD Security & Pardon for Terrorists Skipped; GMA's Gibson Dozed Off

August 17, 1999
ABC's GOP Analyst: Stephanopoulos; NRA Doesn't Care If Kids Die

August 13, 1999
Corporate America Dominates PBS; Cronkite Denounces Jarvik

August 12, 1999
Tragedy Overkill; Koppel's Idea of "Objective"; PBS on Y2K

August 11, 1999
"Pious, Sex-Crazed" Starr; Pinch Favored U.S. Deaths

August 10, 1999
"Huge" GOP Tax Cut; Jesse's Fan Club; Gore's "The Best Boy"

August 9, 1999
Whipping Black Conservatives; Notable Quotables: Praising Hillary

August 6, 1999
Two Nets Skip China Report; Out of Water?; No Corrections for Hale Tale

August 5, 1999
CBS's Dishonest Hit on Tax Cuts; Disputing Foster Affair; Snubbing Rest

August 3, 1999
GMA's Love-In for Hillary; CBS Let Cox Call Wen Ho Lee a Scapegoat

August 2, 1999
CBS Bought Hillary's "Candor"; $90,000 Skipped in AM; "Stupid Tax Cut"

July 30, 1999
22 Seconds for $90,000 Fine; Greenspan's Tax Cut View Distorted

July 28, 1999
Gerth on Citibank Tanked; FNC Revealed Trie Leads Being Suppressed

July 27, 1999
Ted Kennedy: Champion of "The Little Guy"; AP Re-Wrote Clinton's Lie

July 26, 1999
JFK Jr. a "Sun God"; ABC Wanted to Hire Him; Tax Cutters Have Low IQ

July 23, 1999
Tax Cut Helps Rich; Clinton's JFK Jr. Tale False But Media Buy It

July 22, 1999
Ted Tribute; Kennedy Family "Values" in "National Bosom"; No Scandal Qs

July 21, 1999
"Chubby" Ted; ABC Discredits a Tax Cut; PBS List Sharing: Newt's Fault

July 20, 1999
Reviving the Myth of Camelot; Dan Rather Awed by "Kennedy Mystique"

July 19, 1999
Chappaquiddick a Kennedy "Tragedy"; Rather Fooled & Broke Gun Vow

July 16, 1999
Killing Health Rights; Hockenberry Gun in Mouth; NBC Repeats Starr Bashing

July 15, 1999
GOP Killing Patient Rights; NBC: Sports Bra = Title IX Success

July 13, 1999
PBS Finds FNC Biased; Limbaugh as Model; Soccer Team Too Sexy?

July 12, 1999
Dreaming of Senator Rodham; Her "Celtic Mist"; Rivera Loves Rather

July 9, 1999
Surprised So Many Object to Hillary; News Chief Tried to Mute Drudge

July 8, 1999
Avoiding Hillary's Sleaze; Rebuking Rudy & Equating Him to Hitler

July 6, 1999
Pouncing on Bush's Guard Preference; CAFé More Deadly Than SUVs

July 1, 1999
CBS's "Good Thought" to Restrict Free Speech; Another Spy Case?

June 30, 1999
Medicare Plan Doesn't Spend Enough; Clinton's Killer Fundraiser

June 29, 1999
ABC Pushed UN Report on Guns; Nets Ignored How China To Test Missile

June 28, 1999
Clinton China Admission & Dissembling Skipped; Salon's Coulter Smear

June 25, 1999
Whistleblower's Punished; Rahter Not Biased; Co-host Stephanopoulos

June 23, 1999
ABC Skipped Rudman Again; Clinton's "Hero's Welcome"; Bush's Mistake

June 22, 1999
Implant Dangers Deflated; Brokaw Praised Quindlen; Unwelcome Bipartisanship

June 21, 1999
CNN Let Clinton Avoid Chinagate; Bush "Extreme"; CBS Ignored Dingell

June 17, 1999
Gore Concern for Clinton Behavior Undisputed; Hillary's Religious Side

June 16, 1999
ABC & NBC Ignored Rudman's Report; Poll: Most Interested In Chinagate

June 15, 1999
Unlike Dad, W's No "Race-Baiter"; Rather Can't Say Gore's Wrong

June 14, 1999
Bush Spins; Christian Coalition = Inquisition; Anchorman Stephanopoulos

June 11, 1999
Clinton Earned a "Place in History"; Anti-Tax Pledge = Witch Trials

June 10, 1999
Special Edition: Today Gave Hillary Clinton 12 Minutes to Show She Cares About Kids

June 10 1999
"Gun Lobby" Puppets; Only FNC Noticed Richardson; CNN's McGovernite

June 9, 1999
O'Leary Leaked Secrets?; Lou Dobbs Quits CNN; Media Will Protect Hillary

June 8, 1999
Hot Day Means Global Warming; Giggling Over Al; Las Vegas Lost

June 7, 1999
"Hysteria" Over a "Red Menace"; NY Editor to Hillary: Run

June 4, 1999
Special Edition: ABC's Charlie Gibson Pressed Clinton from the Left on Gun Control

June 4, 1999
Hsing-Hsing NBC's Cold War "Symbol"; FNC Confirmed Cox Warnings

June 3, 1999
Hsing-Hsing Before Chung Ching; Ventura Hit on Guns; GMA's Clinton Week

June 2, 1999
"It Only Takes One" Missile; "NBC News Hosed Me" A Talk Show Host Asserted

June 1, 1999
CNN: Cox Manipulated Media to Hype China Coverage; Clinton's Cover-Up

May 28, 1999
FNC: Spy Scandal "Getting Serious"; CBS: It's No Big Deal

May 27, 1999
FNC Uncovered Retribution; Bias Pondered; HRC Hailed by Rather

May 26, 1999
Special Edition: Police Brutality Before Spying; Rather/Hillary

May 26, 1999
Gun Control Before Espionage at CBS & NBC

May 25, 1999
Reno as Victim; Clinton in on Cover-Up?; McCarthyite Republicans

May 24, 1999
Connecting $ to Spying; Clinton's Great Week; Nightline Absence

May 21, 1999
Gun Control Too Late; Cox Talks to Fox; Selleck vs. O'Donnell

May 20, 1999
FNC Displays Clinton Lying; Hitting Selleck; Clinton's Gun Buddy

May 19, 1999
Cox Clogged by Commerce; Today Showcased Webcam Zoomed in on Goldberg

May 18, 1999
ABC: Lanny Davis a Truth Teller; Media "Help" GOP Correct Gun Error

May 17, 1999
Nets Skip How Missile Made with Stolen Info; CNN: Hillary Has "Suffered"

May 14, 1999
Networks Ignore a 1997 Spy: Peter Lee; Jennings Derided Reagan

May 13, 1999
Rubin: Greatest SecTreas Since 1790s; Liddy Earns Media Approval

May 12, 1999
CBS & MSNBC Skipped Chung; Morning Chung Blackout; NBC Gets to Spying

May 11, 1999
Richardson Ignored; Russert Condemned Clinton But NBC News Disagrees

May 10, 1999
CBS & NBC Refuse to Touch China; Russert Grilled Richardson

May 7, 1999
Spy Suspect Out On Saturday; Chung Revealed More; King Replaced Gore

May 6, 1999
CBS & NBC Skip China Hearing; Brokaw: China a Bigger Risk Than Kosovo

May 5, 1999
War Incompetence; "Great Women" Judged by ABC: Hill, Fonda & Clinton

May 3, 1999
Networks Ignored How Clinton Warned; Time's White: Ban All Guns

April 30, 1999
NBC Ignored Nuclear Data Transfer; Nets Avoid Implicating Clinton

April 27, 1999
Chung Delayed; ABC Showed Cassie Bernall's Faith; Koppel Lauded Hillary

April 26, 1999
Media Consider Cultural Culpability; NRA's "Cruel Reminder"

April 23, 1999
Gun as Deterrent Derided; "Fatheads" Urge Prayer; Fired by Energy

April 21, 1999
Shooting Prompted Gun Control Talk; ABC Hyped Hillary & French Day Care

April 19,1999
Cox Told Fox Energy Delaying Report; Arnett Axed?; ABC's Abortion Swing

April 16, 1999
Clinton Spy Cover-Up Skipped; Editors Applauded Clinton Retort of Talk Radio

April 15, 1999
CBS & NBC Blame U.S. in Kosovo; Starr's Stands; ABC: Benefits of Taxes

April 13, 1999
More on Fire Than Contempt; DOE Official Charged Cover-Up, Only CBS Cares

April 9, 1999
Special Edition: Busy Beavers Interest NBC, Not Clinton Scandal; Shunting Chinagate

April 9, 1999
CBS & NBC Avoided Fundraising; FNC Outlined Money Flow; "Witty" Zhu

April 8, 1999
ABC, CBS & NBC AWOL on Chung; ABC's Right to Carry: the Anti-Gun Case

April 6, 1999
Broadcast Nets Suppress China-DNC; Couric Deplored "Right-Wing"

April 5, 1999
Nets Skipped Chinese Military-DNC Donation Link; Gas vs. Milk for Kids

April 2, 1999
Nets Skip Warnings to Clinton; Giuliani Scolded for Criticizing Hillary

April 1, 1999
April Fools Edition (Vol. Four; No. 59); Not available 

April 1, 1999
Dan Rather Goes Gentle on Clinton; Spared Reagan/Bush Treatment

March 31, 1999
Time for Ground Troops?; Only Lee Wiretap Rejected; Geraldo Thanked Flynt

March 30, 1999
CyberAlert reader survey (Vol. Four; No. 56); Not available 

March 29, 1999
Starr Image "Grossly Unfair"; Actor Denounced "Success and Achievement"

March 26, 1999
Grand Jury Forewoman: Would Have Indicted Clinton; Gumbel's Blast

March 24, 1999
Sam on Clinton's "Credibility"; CNN Dug Out Gore Video; Kazan = Tripp

March 22, 1999
Some Rude to Kazan; "Evil Right-Wing"; CNN's Bruce Morton Took Sides

March 20, 1999
Press Conference Softballs; CBS & NBC Ignored Broaddrick; Dreyfuss on Kazan

March 19, 1999
China "Red Meat" for Partisan GOP; Brokaw Denounced "Conservative Dogmas"

March 17, 1999
Richardson Skipped; Rush Lambasted, Countered With Bias Proof

March 16, 1999
Communists Agree: GOP on "Witch Hunt"; Yearning for Senator Hillary

March 15, 1999
GOP: Witch Hunting, "Stupid" Cold Warriors; The Murdoch Conspiracy

March 12, 1999
Special Edition: Stephanopoulos "A Linda Tripp Type"

March 12, 1999
"Poster Boy for Betrayal": CNN Accepted Claim That Gore Created the Internet

March 11, 1999
Bill Clinton: "First 'Woman President'"; Chilly Clinton Bed; Biting Bittman

March 10, 1999
China Would Have Figured It Out; Rivera Accosted a Starr Deputy

March 9, 1999
"Wacko Right-Winger is Redundant"; Media Driving Broaddrick Story?

March 8, 1999
Two "Juanitas"; Morton: Monica a Victim of VRWC; Starr & Tripp Pummeled

March 5, 1999
Moinca: Victim of Right-Wing Conspiracy; Morton: Tripp "Evil," Starr "Big Brother."

March 4, 1999
Lewinsky "Afraid" of Starr; Alter Denounced GOP Over Broaddrick

March 3, 1999
NBC Suppressing Broaddrick While Plugging Lewinsky on ABC

February 26, 1999
Broaddrick Fades; NOW's Warning Skipped; CBS Crusaded for More Medicare

February 25, 1999
No Unwarranted Broaddrick Delay?; Hockenberry: Illegitimate Story

February 24, 1999
Myers Freed; Media Dismiss Broaddrick and Hope She Goes Away

February 22, 1999
ABC & NBC Resist Broaddrick Story; Starr Hammered More in Prime Time

February 19, 1999
Clinton Takes NH But Local Paper Fired Back; Morals Worse in France

February 18, 1999
ABC Promotes Liberal Protests; NBC to Ken Starr: "Have You No Shame?"

February 17, 1999
NBC Dramas Feature an IC; CNN's Liberal Town Meeting

February 16, 1999
CBS: GOP Must Move Left; Tripp a Bad Mom; CNN's Liberal Night

February 15, 1999
Snowe, Collins & Chafee "In Touch"; Clinton Vindicated?; People's Fawning

February 12, 1999
Special Edition: NBC's Today on Linda Tripp: A Betrayer Responsible for the Scandal

February 12, 1999
Revenge Rejected; Hero Heckler; Racist GOP; Oops: NBC Showed a Broaddrick Sign

February 11, 1999
Geraldo in Full-Gloat Mode; Actor Ron Silver Repudiates "Right-Wing Fringe"

February 10, 1999
ABC Put Sex Survey Ahead of "Real Issues"; CNN: Clinton Accepts Responsibility

February 9, 1999
More Trial Would "Terrify People"; Hitchens: "A Male Linda Tripp"

February 8, 1999
All a "Partisan Hit Job"; Donaldson: "Expel" Clinton; Newt Deserved It

February 5, 1999
ABC: Heckler Is "Voice of the People"; "Free Lisa Myers"; Starr a Felon

February 4, 1999
Brokaw Denounced GOP "Zealotry" and Hypocrisy; Gingrich Vindicated

February 3, 1999
Jordan Praised; Starr "A Nut Job"; FNC Picked Up Broaddrick Charge

February 2, 1999
Only FNC Hinted at Clinton-Lewinsky Collusion; Starr Targeted; Tax Cuts Help Rich

February 1, 1999
ABC Talks to PI Who Warned Willey; "Stalinist" Trial; Rivera Endorses McCain

January, 29, 1999
Partisan GOP "Rammed Through" Its Plan; Rather Castigated Senators

January 28, 1999
Not Enough Reporting on VRWC; Starr's Vindication Skipped; Pope & Clinton

January 26, 1999
Lindsey Graham's Aunt "Says He's Wrong"; House Managers Remind One of Nazis

January 25, 1999
Manager Meeting with Lewinsky Ruins Bipartisanship; Geraldo: Clinton a "schmuck"

January 22, 1999
Touting Pat Robertson; CBS: Clinton Brought Smiles to Kids; GOP "Un-American" 

January 21, 1999
Canonize the Popular Clinton; "Held Hostage" by the Trial; GOP Stuck in the '80s

Januray 20, 1999
Public "Loves" Clinton's Plans; CBS: Time for Ruff But Not Hyde

Januray 19, 1999
Why is GOP "Dragging This Thing Out?"; Hating Conservatives More Than Clinton

January 18, 1999
Discrediting Judge Nixon Comparison; Hyde: "Rabid" Conservative to "Statesman"

January 15, 1999
Trial Will Cause Market Collapse?; Rivera Attacks "Snotty" NBC Question

January 13, 1999
ABC Flaunts Flynt, CBS & NBC Refrain; Admiring Nancy Reagan for Moderating Husband

January 12, 1999
Rivera Showcases Flynt's Hit, Then Blames Clinton's Opponents

January 11, 1999
House Managers Similar to Klan "Night Riders"; House's Pile of Dung"

January 8, 1999
A GOP "Coup"; ABC's Labeling; Hyde & Company: "Zealots"

January 6, 1999
Conservatives Want to "Torture" Clinton; Byrd's Brain; Perry Smith: Fire Kaplan

January 5, 1999
Elizabeth Dole, "Social Conservative" and "Darling" of the Right

January 4, 1999
"Right-Wing Nuts" Employ "McCarthyism"; Spend More; China Tanked



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