The NPR Juan Williams affair may not be a real campaign issue, but it has given conservatives the chance to rail against government waste and liberal elitism, favored targets of tea party groups.
NPR's Juan Williams was fired after remarks he made on Fox News about his anxiety over seeing Muslims on planes.
Media organizations have been wrestling with whether the Colbert-Stewart rally in Washington is a political or merely entertainment event. The answer could help show where the boundaries of good journalism lie today.
Journalists like Juan Williams, fired Wednesday, are laboring under increasing demands to share their personality and opinion while at the same time abiding by traditional ethics rules.
As NPR's Juan Williams learned when he was fired Thursday for comments that were taken to be anti-Muslim, the axe is swift to fall when media personalities speak out on controversial topics. Here is his story and those of five others recently ousted for voicing unpopular views.
The contract of Juan Williams as a senior NPR news analyst was terminated following his comments about Muslims made Monday on Fox's 'The O’Reilly Factor.'
Joyce Carol Oates was sometimes abrupt as keynote speaker and interviewee at the 2010 Boston Book Festival.
It's scary times for Democrats. Some 100 House seats are now in play – almost all of them held by Democratic incumbents. And one-quarter of Obama's 2008 supporters are defecting to the GOP.
Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul appears with his father, Rep. Ron Paul (R) of Texas, during a campaign event in Erlanger, Ky., on Oct. 2.