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Fox News vs.: The best in celebrity battles

2 September 2010 5:16 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Last month on Late Show with David Letterman, as she’s done on her own MSNBC show, Rachel Maddow made the point that there will always be fear mongers — like the Fox News Channel, she said — who, in her words, want white voters to be afraid of “scary black people” so they’ll vote conservative. What can change, she insisted, is how other media outlets and viewers themselves react to the stories they spin. Instead of going along with the snap judgment on the edited Shirley Sherrod video (which, to be fair, not all Fox News personalities did), CNN spent the day debunking it, »

- Mandi Bierly

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George Clooney to receive special Emmy

21 July 2010 10:07 AM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

George Clooney will receive a special Emmy Award during the primetime telecast on Aug. 29. He'll be handed the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award to acknowledge his extensive charity work. Notes the TV academy's press release: "Whether it is his advocacy to stop genocide in Darfur, his subsequent founding of Not On Our Watch with Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle and Jerry Weintraub to focus global attention and resources on preventing mass atrocities, or quickly mobilizing the entertainment industry for the 'America: A Tribute to Heroes' in the wake of 9/11, 'Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope' in 2005, and most recently, the 'Hope For Haiti Now' telethon, Clooney’s personal dedication to humanitarian concerns makes »

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How Telethons Help: Haiti Will Be George Clooney's Third

17 January 2010 10:45 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

In response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti that has killed up to tens of thousands of people, George Clooney and MTV Networks are organizing a megawatt line up of musicians, film and television stars for a national telethon looking to be successful in raising funds as previous disaster telethons have in the past. "He's been on the phone for three days straight with almost no sleep," Clooney's rep told People when he skipped the Critics' Choice Awards Friday in order to prepare for the Haiti telethon. "George knows how to do this well. It's his third one." The Up in the Air »

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