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Reliable Sources: Obama, O'Donnell and a sports controversy

By Howard Kurtz, Host of CNN's Reliable Sources
A magazine story saying President Obama has adopted his father's anti-colonial views has stirred controversy.
A magazine story saying President Obama has adopted his father's anti-colonial views has stirred controversy.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Howard Kurtz is the host of CNN's "Reliable Sources" on Sunday
  • Topics on this week's show will include Christine O'Donnell's GOP primary win in Delaware
  • The show also will examine sexual harassment claims by a Mexican TV reporter
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Editor's note: Howard Kurtz is host of CNN's weekly Sunday morning program "Reliable Sources," which turns a critical lens on the media. It airs at 11 a.m. ET Sundays. Kurtz is media reporter for The Washington Post and has covered urban affairs, the Justice Department and Capitol Hill and served as the paper's New York bureau chief. He has covered the media since 1990.

Washington (CNN) -- I was stunned when I read Dinesh D'Souza's Forbes magazine piece arguing that President Obama inherited a Kenyan, anti-colonial view from his father (whom he barely knew).

So, apparently, was White House spokesman Robert Gibbs, who told me the article was "a new low" for journalism. We'll talk about that, and the way the media have treated Tea Party conservative Christine O'Donnell, with author John Avlon, the San Francisco Chronicle's Debra Saunders and CQ's Craig Crawford.

I always enjoy sitting down with Tina Brown, and this week was no exception. We chatted in New York about everything from the kooky pastor to Glenn Beck to the phone-hacking scandal in Britain. You'll see that conversation Sunday.

And what is going on with Ines Sainz? If you're not familiar, she's the Mexican TV reporter who got an apology from the New York Jets after drawing catcalls in the locker room. (I thought this was 2010.) Yet some commentators are blaming her for -- yes -- dressing too provocatively. Can't wait to hear what ESPN's Christine Brennan has to say about this on Sunday.