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Rolling Stone Still Running Totally Debunked Rape Story Online

15 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Mediaite columnist Joe Concha scolded Rolling Stone magazine on Media Buzz on Sunday morning because its botched campus rape story from last year is still online. It's also the very first Google search result for "rape on campus," he noted.

Meet the Press Segment Descends into Chaos over Hillary Emails

15 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

In one of those interrupt-a-thons that so endear punditry to the viewership, a Meet the Press segment on Hillary Clinton's emails descended into chaos between MSNBC host Joe Scarborough and Clinton representative Neera Tanden.

Rand Paul to Faith Leaders: 1st Amendment ‘Doesn’t Say Keep Religion out of Gov’t’

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

According to video taken by CBN News, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) told a gathering of faith leaders last Thursday that America was in a "moral crisis," in part over gay marriage, and that government had a role in addressing it.

Martin O’Malley: Presidency ‘Not Some Crown to Be Passed Down Between Families’

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley appeared to take one more step toward a presidential run Sunday morning when he criticized (though not by name) putative Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton on This Week.

Earnest Ties Indiana Bill to Obama’s Selma Speech: ‘Important to Stand Up’ Against Discrimination

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

On This Week Sunday morning, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) was in "damage control" over the passage of bill critics say would allow businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians...

Boehner: ‘Miracle I Won’ First Election ‘With a Name That Looks Like Boner’

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

During a soliloquy on State of the Union about the advantages of competition on the 2016 GOP primary field, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) recalled his first election, which pitted a man "with a name that looks like Boner" against a candidate named "Tom Kindness."

Stephanopoulos Corners Pence over LGBT Discrimination: ‘It’s a Yes or No Question!’

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

This Week host George Stephanopoulos absolutely grilled Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) over the newly-signed "religious freedom" bill, which critics maintain would allow businesses to refuse services to LGBT customers.

Cruz Pushes Back on Inexperience Charge: I Wasn’t Just a ‘Community Organizer’

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

State of the Union temporary host Dana Bash pointed out to Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) Sunday morning that he and President Barack Obama shared notable similarities in their biographies and qualifications before the seeking the White House (an example of the limits of political analogy). Show More Summary

Indiana Governor Wants to ‘Clarify’ Controversial ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

In the face of widespread criticism over the so-called religious freedom bill he just signed, Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) said late Saturday night he intended to work with his legislature to "clarify" the bill, though he did not specify how.

WATCH: SNL’s Kate McKinnon Does a Disturbingly Accurate Robert Durst Impersonation

12 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Who knew that Saturday Night Live warhorse Kate McKinnon had a secret Robert Durst impersonation in her back pocket? Did anyone know?

SNL Presents Disney’s Inevitable, Gritty, Live-Action Remake of Bambi

12 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Now that Disney is in the business of shooting dark, gritty, live-action remakes of its classic animated films, Saturday Night Live presented Disney's next film, starring Dwayne Johnson as Bambi.

SNL’s Pep Boys Follows Starbucks’ Lead, Starts National Conversation Around Gender Identity

13 hours agoNews : Mediaite

This week, Saturday Night Live decided to illustrate why it's never a good idea for a corporate entity to turn fraught social issues into a marketing campaign...Starbucks.

SNL’s The Rock Obama Returns to Scold Some Mean Republicans

13 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Whenever Dwayne Johnson appears on SNL, he is duty-bound to bust out a sketch starring "The Rock Obama," his muscle-bound, angry, yet surprisingly accurate impersonation of our current president.

Iranian Government Journalist Defects, Seeks Asylum in Switzerland During Nuclear Talks

19 hours agoNews : Mediaite

According to the British Telegraph newspaper, a close media adviser to Iran President Hassan Rouhani has defected, and is seeking political asylum in Switzerland after traveling there to report on Iran's nuclear talks with the U.S. and other western governments.

MSNBC Guest on Indiana Law: Let’s ‘Thump the Bible Thumpers with the Bible’

19 hours agoNews : Mediaite

According to actor and Sirius XM radio host John Fugelsang, it's time to "thump the Bible thumpers with the Bible" over Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which he says is "un-Christian."

Angie’s List Isn’t Expanding Because of Indiana ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

19 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Popular customer review website Angie's List says its planned expansion project in Indianapolis, Indiana is coming to an abrupt standstill after the state's governor signed into law a religious freedom act that some say opens the door to government-sanctioned discrimination against LGBT individuals.

Jonathan Capehart: We Should Accept Expelled Oklahoma Student’s Apology

22 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Despite former University of Oklahoma student Levi Pettit's unequivocal apology for participating in his fraternity's racist chant, Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart noticed many people suggesting the mea culpa should not be accepted.

Robert Reich: A Few Hundred People Joining ISIS Not Really a ‘Big Deal’

22 hours agoNews : Mediaite

In the grand scheme of things, a few hundred people joining up with Islamic State forces is "not a big deal," economist Robert Reich said Friday evening on Comedy Central's The Nightly Show.

Charles Barkley to NCAA: Pull Final Four from Indiana over ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Legendary NBA player Charles Barkley called upon the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to move its national semifinal and championship tournament rounds out of Indiana after the state passed a controversial law that critics say sanctions discrimination against LGBT people on religious grounds.

Germanwings Captain Reportedly Tried to Destroy Locked Cockpit Door with Ax

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

According to multiple reports, the Germanwings Flight 9525 blackbox audio indicates the captain attempted to break down his flight's cockpit door with an ax after copilot Andreas Lubitz intentionally locked it and set the aircraft on a fatal crash course.

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