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Rob Tornoe is an award-winning editorial cartoonist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR and msnbc.com, among others. He is also an avid sports nut and rabid Buffalo Bills fan (don't remind him), and draws sports cartoons for the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Evening news programs on cable and broadcast news channels were completely silent in the immediate aftermath of a Washington Post story about business dealings by Jeb Bush "that raised questions about his judgment and exposed him to reputational risk." Their complete lack of coverage stands in stark contrast to the nearly three hours of coverage by cable and broadcast evening news programs devoted to The New York Times' faulty allegation that Hillary Clinton's State Department was influenced by Clinton Foundation donors when it signed off on the purchase of Uranium One the same day the story came out.Research 11 minutes ago
Anti-choice legislation will be enacted in Tennessee and Florida starting July 1, imposing unnecessarily extended waiting periods before women can obtain abortion procedures. But media should note that these restrictions to abortion access are discriminatory and will prevent many women from receiving vital reproductive health care.Research 1 hour and 47 minutes ago
Fox News hosts are rallying to defend Donald Trump after NBC severed business ties with the GOP presidential hopeful following his offensive campaign announcement speech in which he referred to Mexican immigrants as criminals and "rapists."Research 2 hours and 45 minutes ago