The deceased al Qaeda leader dominated the media cycle, but there were other stories as well.
We discovered a pushing-50 prolific actor who refuses to lose any of his good looks or charm and a venerable website that’s doing better than ever.
On the losing side, we have a TV network that is in danger of losing some of its most loved talent, and a certain sometimes politician who still cannot pick a decent journalist.
Reprising his role as George W. Bush, Will Ferrell was hilarious in fictitiously announcing the killing of a terrorist gopher from a nearby Sizzler's Steakhouse.
Many tried tried to make light of the chilling Osama Bin Laden death story, but Ferrell's video was truly exceptional.
John Stewart's take on the Osama bin Laden death photos situation was poignant and accurate. The Daily Show exceeded its normal excellent standard with the smart, sophisticated, intelligent take.
There's a lot of love circulating for Rob Lowe recently, mainly because he is great.
A great interview on Piers Morgan, and -- let's face it -- an especially sexy magazine cover that any 47-year old should be proud to pull off? Yeah, that counts for a win.
The Twitter feed of author Buzz Bissinger is usually amusing, but his latest rant about the media's embarrassing response to Osama Bin Laden's killing was gold. Just check it out, you'll see why he won this week.
The Global TV's news anchor said 'Obama' instead of 'Osama' not once or twice but four times in one brutal segment.
When your job to speak clearly and deliver the news, and you confuse up the name of a world leader and his terrorist antithesis once, fine. But four times? You're a loser, even if it was 'obviously unintentional.'
It's been a rough week for Rupert Murdoch: the News Corp earnings call showed that the Daily, Murdoch's iPad-only baby magazine, lost $10 million in its first quarter. At the same time, the corporation's third quarter report showed that News Corp missed its earning goal, and the value of its stock was down 3%.
These two things together, in the same week, don't make much for winning material.
A recent poll showed that two-thirds of American's wouldn't vote for her if she were to run for President. Then she dug herself deeper at a pre-White House Correspondents Association Dinner brunch party, where she proved that she still makes no attempt to learn anything about how the news is collected in this country.
When asked to name the country's most influential journalist, Palin 'stumbled a bit, asked her husband Todd and then settled on Greta Van Susteren... with whom she is friends and who was standing next to her.'
This week, college basketball announcer Gus Johnson, beloved by fans for his excitable announcing during March Madness -- also said he may be leaving the network.
To lose both in such a short period of time doesn't speak too well of CBS, at least, not this week.
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