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Cashing in On Tragedy

The Washington Post Style section reports that the Lincoln Center hurricane benefit had some liberal speechifying it (making it fit the mold as a PBS broadcast). Danny Glover said the hurricane revealed America as a third world country. Harry Belafonte said the hurricane was a result of the corrupt structure of government. And Bill Cosby said the current government doesn’t care about the people.

The next item after that: Michael Schiavo’s got a book deal. He’ll call the book “Terri: The Truth.” (I doubt it will say “I finally shoved her into the afterlife and cashed in.”) His co-author (or primary author), who feels Michael is misunderstood, was a PBS station executive in Chicago. More here.

Tim Graham — Tim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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