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Tom Brokaw Is 150% Right

Tom Brokaw says the White House Correspondents Dinner has grown too big for its britches. Glitz,glamour,TV stars, the press acting like the 1%? It should definitely be open for change.

The one side Mr. Brokaw fails to mention though is the fact that the Correspondents Association, during the dinner, raises money for scholarships. Ed Henry, incoming Association President, has been all over this on Twitter.

Test Your News IQ with the Pew Research Quiz

Test your knowledge of the major political parties by taking the Pew Research Center's short 13-question quiz. Then see how you did in comparison with 1,000 randomly sampled adults asked the same questions in a national survey conducted Mar. 29-Apr. 1.

The recent massive ‘heat wave’ in America was really built up by the media as some kind of phenomenon (global warming perhaps?). Turns out it was much ado about nothing. Noel Sheppard at Newsbusters explains: All last week, global warming-obsessed media were rife with reports about record-breaking heat. Problem is, according to the National Climatic Data Center, and marvelously┬áreported┬áby the Hockey Schtick Sunday, almost no temperature records were actually broken: Read More...