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Networks Boost Obama's Push for Minimum Wage Increase, Ignore GOP Opposition
1/30/2014 5:57 PM ET
The networks played right into President Obama's hand Wednesday evening as they touted his push for a minimum wage increase while giving barely any voice to his Republican opposition. "[T]he ...
Networks Ignore GOP Response to SOTU, But Publicize GOP Congressman Threatening a Reporter
1/30/2014 5:48 PM ET
On Wednesday evening's newscasts, the networks all hyped GOP congressman Michael Grimm (N.Y.) threatening a reporter after Tuesday's State of the Union address while skipping the Republican ...
Brian Williams Hails Obama's 'Strong' SOTU, Boosts Obama's Record, 'Humor and Feistiness'
1/29/2014 5:58 PM ET
NBC's Brian Williams was dripping with praise and support for President Obama after his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, touting areas where he was "strong" and quoting a ...
NBC Hypes GOP Getting 'Personal' With Clinton, Plays Up the Party's 'Women's Issue'
1/28/2014 1:06 AM ET
On Monday's Nightly News, NBC's Brian Williams fretted over "personal" shots at Hillary Clinton from Republicans, and correspondent Andrea Mitchell suggested that the GOP has an ongoing women ...
Irony: Multi-Millionaire Jon Stewart Mocks Wealthy Businessmen Discussing Income Inequality
1/24/2014 7:25 PM ET
On Thursday's Daily Show, comedian Jon Stewart – who is worth an estimated $80 million – mocked the irony of wealthy business leaders discussing income inequality at the recent World Economic ...
ABC Reports Al Qaeda's Resurgence In Iraq; Ignores Obama's Brag They Were on 'Path to Defeat'
1/24/2014 7:21 PM ET
In an exclusive report Thursday on al Qaeda's resurgence in Iraq, ABC's Martha Raddatz ignored President Obama's boast in 2012 that "al Qaeda is on the path to defeat." Raddatz's story aired ...
NBC Connects Christie to Decrepit Trenton High School, Ignores Mayor's Corruption Charges
1/24/2014 7:15 PM ET
For the second straight evening, NBC stuck with Chris Christie's "Bridge-gate" on Thursday as CBS and NBC haven't mentioned the story since Tuesday. And NBC's Nightly News tacked on a story ...
CNN's Toobin Slams Pro-Life Movement: 'They Want Women to Have No Control Over Their Own Bodies'
1/23/2014 6:02 PM ET
On the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, CNN's senior legal analyst smeared the entire pro-life movement in saying on Wednesday's AC360 Later, "They want women to have no control over their own ...
Piers Morgan Goads Ann Coulter to Admit She's 'Part of the Problem,' the 'Female Glenn Beck'
1/23/2014 5:54 PM ET
CNN's Piers Morgan tried to get Ann Coulter to admit she's a "female Glenn Beck" and "part of the problem" for her "divisive" and "partisan" rhetoric, on Wednesday's Piers Morgan Live. Glenn ...
Colbert Boosts Striking Fast Food Workers Who Want $15 an Hour; Mocks Their Opponents
1/17/2014 7:03 PM ET
Striking fast food workers want $15 an hour and Comedy Central is all too happy to help boost their cause. Stephen Colbert performed his usual shtick of the satirical conservative and gave a ...
Piers Morgan Asks If Iraqis Aren't Any Better Off Than Under Saddam Hussein
1/17/2014 6:55 PM ET
According to CNN's Piers Morgan, the U.S. mission in Iraq was a failure and Iraqis could ask if they're any better off now than under dictator Saddam Hussein. Interviewing former Defense ...
NBC Keeps Hammering Christie Scandal But Ignores Senate Spending Bill
1/17/2014 6:51 PM ET
NBC continued hitting the Christie scandal on Thursday evening while the CBS and ABC evening newscasts have not reported it since Tuesday. "In New Jersey, there's late word tonight of a widening ...
NBC Takes 'Wage Gap' Activism to White House, Brags of Obama's Support
1/17/2014 5:15 PM ET
NBC News special anchor Maria Shriver played both roles of journalist and activist on Tuesday's Nightly News, as she promoted her own report on closing the gender "wage gap" while touting ...
Brian Williams Skips Bad ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers, But Bids Farewell to Retiring Liberal Congressman
1/15/2014 9:36 AM ET
On Monday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams ignored bad ObamaCare enrollment numbers for young people, but made time to announce the retirement of a long-standing liberal congressman, ...
Chris Matthews Bashed 'Pissant' Rand Paul for Rant Against Christie's Tourism Ad; Now Admits It's a Problem
1/15/2014 9:28 AM ET
Two months ago, MSNBC's Chris Matthews called Sen. Rand Paul a "pissant" after Paul slammed as "offensive" New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's appearance in a federally-funded tourism video ...
CNN All But Ignores Own Scoop That Al Qaeda 'Appears to Control' More Arab Land Now Than Ever
1/13/2014 7:14 PM ET
On January 7, CNN's national security analyst Peter Bergen wrote on CNN.com that "al Qaeda appears to control more territory in the Arab world than it has done at any time in its history." ...
Networks Torch Christie for Lane Closures, But Ignored Obama Admin's Corrupt Shutdown Tactics
1/9/2014 7:07 PM ET
The same network evening news shows that ignored vindictiveness by the Obama administration during October's government shutdown were up in arms Wednesday over New Jersey Governor Chris ...
CNN's Cuomo Slaps Republicans for Taking Americans 'Hostage' Over Spending Cuts
1/7/2014 8:15 PM ET
CNN's Chris Cuomo pounded Republicans on Tuesday's New Day for demanding offsetting spending cuts in exchange for extending jobless benefits. "Are they holding these people hostage? I mean, ...
CNN Congratulates Illegal Immigrant on His Receiving Law License
1/3/2014 7:03 PM ET
An illegal immigrant can now practice law in California, and CNN marginalized the controversy on Friday's New Day by giving new lawyer Sergio Garcia a soft interview with little voice from his ...
CNN Hypes Legal Marijuana In Colorado; 'Amazing Experience to Witness'
1/2/2014 7:51 PM ET
As Colorado stores began legally selling marijuana to customers on Wednesday, CNN hyped the opening as "history being made" and an "amazing experience to be a part of and to witness." New Day ...
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