Opinion

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The Oprah Winfrey Show: union made

One phrase most entertainment reporters fail to mention about Oprah Winfrey's 25 years as the "queen of talk" is "union employer and member."

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"American Idol" is a slice of America

If you're not into "American Idol" and think it has no place in this publication, stop reading now, and direct your anti-popular culture comments and criticisms elsewhere.

“Neutrality” is bogus

MSNBC’s suspension of Keith Olbermann for contributing to the re-election campaign of Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., and two other Democrats has been the occasion for much discussion about the issue of journalistic standards.

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Television gets “Outsourced”

Somehow, an NBC sitcom about U.S. jobs going overseas is becoming a hit.

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“American Idol” is about young talent, not celebrities

Sooner or later every popular TV show  eventually flops, and "American Idol" last season appeared to be heading down that path - but the show must go on, right?

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Cuba in the house

My favorite television show at the moment is Fox's "House," but one episode made me scratch my head.

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It’s anti-capitalism, Charlie Brown

Forty-four years ago, pop culture received an unexpected push leftward with "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

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