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New Census Questions Will Change ObamaCare Findings; Networks Ignore
4/15/2014 11:44 PM ET
New Census questions will change the findings on the impact of ObamaCare, reported the New York Times on Tuesday. The broadcast networks ignored this new report on the Tuesday evening newscasts, ...
Top Democrat Charges 'Not All' GOP Colleagues Are Racist; Broadcast Networks Ignore
4/14/2014 11:38 PM ET
Democratic Congressman Steve Israel, Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, charged on CNN on Sunday morning that some of his GOP colleagues, as well as a "significant ...
Evening Newscasts Ignore House GOP's Criminal Referral for Lois Lerner But Find Time for Hillary
4/10/2014 8:30 AM ET
In a major new development in the IRS scandal, House Republicans voted on Wednesday to send a criminal referral to the Department of Justice for former IRS chief Lois Lerner. FNC's ...
CBS and NBC Ignore White House Hypocrisy on Equal Wages for Men and Women
4/9/2014 9:56 AM ET
On Tuesday evening, the networks all dutifully touted President Obama's call for equal pay for women in the workplace. NBC and CBS ignored Obama's hypocrisy – the pay gap that exists among his ...
Howard Kurtz Rips Media Double Standard On Mozilla CEO's Resignation
4/8/2014 9:36 AM ET
On Monday's Special Report, Fox News media analyst Howard Kurtz ripped the media double standard on the resignation of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich. After news surfaced that Eich supported ...
Networks Ignore New GOP Claim That IRS Did Target Tea Party Groups
4/8/2014 9:36 AM ET
Monday's network evening news casts ignored a new GOP claim Tea Party groups were indeed singled out for "systematic scrutiny" by the IRS. House Republicans released a report that said the IRS ...
Ed Schultz Claims the 'Mainstream Media' Isn't Being 'Fair' to ObamaCare
4/8/2014 9:28 AM ET
On his Monday show, MSNBC's Ed Schultz ripped the "mainstream media" for not being fair enough to ObamaCare. Of course, the only examples of "media bias" that Schultz displayed were from ...
Chris Matthews and Joan Walsh Call Those Disputing ObamaCare Numbers 'Birthers'
4/4/2014 8:22 PM ET
On Thursday's Hardball, host Chris Matthews and guest Joan Walsh disparaged conservatives who disputed the administration's ObamaCare enrollment numbers "birthers" and "truthers." "What can ...
Bob Schieffer and Brian Williams Push Liberal Reaction to SCOTUS Campaign Finance Decision
4/2/2014 10:42 PM ET
Both CBS's Bob Schieffer and NBC's Brian Williams cried foul on Wednesday evening at the Supreme Court striking down the cap on overall political donations, showing sympathy for supporters of ...
CNN's Smerconish Brags He's a 'Card-Carrying Member of ObamaCare'
4/2/2014 12:44 AM ET
CNN gave a warm reception to the ObamaCare enrollment numbers on Tuesday evening. New CNN host Michael Smerconish touted the benefits of ObamaCare on Tuesday night, confessing he was a ...
White House PR? CBS Highlights Young ObamaCare Enrollee's 'Peace of Mind'
4/2/2014 12:34 AM ET
As the networks reported on President Obama's Tuesday "victory lap" over ObamaCare's new enrollment numbers, CBS played right into the administration's hands by highlighting the "peace of ...
Networks Fret Over UN Report on Climate Change; 'Urgent New Warning,' 'Extreme Consequences'
4/1/2014 12:00 AM ET
The networks all hyped the new United Nations report on climate change on Monday evening, touting it as a dire call for action and an "urgent new warning." NBC's Brian Williams gave by far the ...
'Nightline' Turns to Democrats to Slam Christie as a 'Bully'
3/28/2014 7:07 PM ET
To accompany ABC's tough interview of New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Friday's Nightline quoted New Jersey Democrats slamming him as a vengeful "bully." World News anchor Diane Sawyer noted ...
CBO Estimates Minimum Wage Hike Would Cost Private Sector $15 Billion; Networks Silent
3/28/2014 7:07 PM ET
The network evening news casts have yet to report an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office that President Obama's proposal to hike the minimum wage would cost the private sector $15 ...
ABC Touts 'Bond' Between Obama and Pope; Forgets the Administration's Birth Control Mandate
3/28/2014 12:35 AM ET
All the networks gave positive coverage on Thursday evening to President Obama's meeting with Pope Francis, but ABC left out the elephant in the room, the massive conflict between the Obama ...
Networks Hype Obama 'Talking Tough' to Russia, But Only ABC Presses Him on the Matter
3/26/2014 12:11 AM ET
While on Tuesday evening the networks hyped President Obama "talking tough" to Russia and "belittling" them, only ABC pressed him on whether he was wrong about Russia during the 2012 campaign. ...
Networks Ignore Bad News for ObamaCare One Week Before Enrollment Deadline
3/24/2014 11:30 PM ET
With only a week to go before ObamaCare's sign-up deadline, the networks ignored the law entirely on Monday evening even though the latest estimate has the administration one million sign-ups ...
CBS Hypes That Millions 'Stand to Benefit' from Obama's Attempt to Bypass Congress on Overtime Wages
3/13/2014 12:15 AM ET
CBS was the only network on Wednesday evening to report President Obama's plan to bypass Congress and force businesses to pay management employees extra for overtime work. NBC and ABC both ...
Blackout: Broadcast Networks Ignore GOP Bellwether Victory Against ObamaCare
3/13/2014 12:08 AM ET
After a Republican won a bellweather congressional election in Florida on Tuesday night, the broadcast networks made no mention of it on Wednesday evening, not even the CBS Evening News where, ...
Networks Continue Touting White House's Plug for ObamaCare, Ignore Enrollment Shortfall
3/12/2014 10:21 AM ET
On Tuesday evening, the networks continued relaying the White House's plea to young voters to sign up for ObamaCare, touting President Obama's mock interview with comedian Zach Galifianakis ...
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