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Also, be sure and enter our "The View" contest if you haven't already.

Today's starter: Michelle Malkin vs. Gawker/Wonkette.

Open for comment.

Note: NB is looking for military, ex-military and former intelligence community members to write about the media's coverage of military and intelligence issues. If you're interested, email newsbusters@mediaresearch.org

Start your TV tuners: NewsBusters senior editor Rich Noyes will be appearing on MSNBC at 2:42 Eastern to discuss leaks of classified material and the role of the news media. Post your comments here.

Open for general discussion.

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He is the son of a blacksmith, he's the former mayor of Tehran, who won the presidency out of nowhere, and has made news often with his sometimes-outrageous statements. He speaks very little English and so our conversation was through an interpreter, beginning with his message, pointed at our audience.

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A place to discuss anything not covered by other postings...

MRC president and NB publisher Brent Bozell will be a guest on the MSNBC show "Scarborough Country" Tuesday night at 9:00pm Eastern (re-airing at 4am Eastern Wednesday morning). We're told he'll be on during the first segment of the show to discuss the media's coverage of Pope Benedict's remarks about Islam and the Muslim world's reaction to them.

Post your reactions to the show on this page.

Today's starter: Did the AP earn Pulitzers for collaborating with terrorists? Probably, argues Power Line.

Starter: Does anyone watch the Sunday morning news interview shows anymore?

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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez speaks with reporters who surround him after a meeting of the G-15 at the 14th Nonaligned Summit in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Today's starter: The pope has sparked controversy in the Muslim world over his remarks that God may not look favorably on those who commit violence in the name of a religion.

Post comments about whatever you like here.

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NewsBusters Senior Editor Tim Graham appeared on Fox News' "Your World with Neil Cavuto" to discuss the Clinton team's efforts to censor ABC's upcoming docu-drama, "The Path to 9/11."

Graham said the Clinton administration was acting like a "bunch of babies that can't handle criticism." Neil Cavuto asked whether the situation was similar to CBS' pulling of a Reagan movie after pressure from conservatives. Graham said that this situation is different because Reagan "was not allowed to defend himself" and "dying of Alzheimer's Disease" when CBS wanted to air the movie. Bill Clinton, on the other hand, is able to defend himself and say "don't put any lies in it."

After conservative complaints about the Reagan movie, Graham said, the New York Times ran an editorial noting the "Soviet-style chill in the air." But with Democrats now attacking the movie and even threatening to pull the license of ABC, Graham said he doesn't "see anyone attacking the Democrats and the Clinton administration for being censors, for being the people that can't stand criticism."

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MRC president Brent Bozell appeared on Friday's "Fox and Friends" in the 8am hour beginning at 8am Eastern. The topic discussed was the censorship campaign mounted by Democrats against the ABC miniseries, "The Path to 9/11."

Today's starter topic: President Bush's anti-terrorism speech. Love it or hate it?