Matt Hadro

a News Analyst
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NBC (Again) Talks About Caroline Kennedy Supporting a Hillary Presidential Run

Thursday's NBC Nightly News decided it was newsworthy to air a Democrat's tentative support for a hypothetical Hillary Clinton presidential run. NBC's Chuck Todd pressed U.S. Ambassador to ...
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ABC Notes Sean Hannity's Support of Cliven Bundy, But Ignores His Condemnation of Bundy's Racism

For the first time on the evening news casts, the broadcast networks picked up Cliven Bundy's standoff with the federal government – but only after Bundy's racist comments went viral and his ...
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MSNBC's Joy Reid Compares Affirmative Action Bans to Jim Crow

On Tuesday's Hardball, fill-in host Joy Reid compared the Supreme Court upholding Michigan's ban on affirmative action to upholding white supremacy. "If this court has a central narrative, it ...
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NBC and ABC Feature Same Teenage Activist Supporting Affirmative Action; Omit Activist Label

Reporting on Tuesday's Supreme Court decision that enabled states' voters to ban affirmative action, the NBC and ABC evening newscasts featured a soundbite from the same teenage activist who ...
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ABC Puffs Up Elizabeth Warren: 'On The Front Lines' of 'the Fight to Save the Middle Class'

Monday's edition of ABC's World News did liberal Sen. Elizabeth Warren a huge favor by touting her "fight to save the middle class," with no label of her as "liberal" and no question of her ...
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Networks Ignore IRS Seeking Criminal Investigation of Tax-Exempt Groups; CNN Barely Reports

On Thursday morning's New Day, CNN reported the newest development in the IRS scandal that the broadcast networks ignored: the former IRS chief contacting the Justice Department about criminal ...
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NBC Touts Bloomberg's New Gun Control Group After Lamenting Big Money Politics Two Weeks Ago

Wednesday's NBC Nightly News featured an overwhelmingly positive profile of Michael Bloomberg's new gun control advocacy group. Almost the entire story featured quotes from Bloomberg and ...

New Census Questions Will Change ObamaCare Findings; Networks Ignore

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, ...
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Top Democrat Charges 'Not All' GOP Colleagues Are Racist; Broadcast Networks Ignore

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 ...
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Evening Newscasts Ignore House GOP's Criminal Referral for Lois Lerner But Find Time for Hillary

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 ...
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CBS and NBC Ignore White House Hypocrisy on Equal Wages for Men and Women

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 ...
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Howard Kurtz Rips Media Double Standard On Mozilla CEO's Resignation

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 ...
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Networks Ignore New GOP Claim That IRS Did Target Tea Party Groups

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 ...
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Ed Schultz Claims the 'Mainstream Media' Isn't Being 'Fair' to ObamaCare

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 ...
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Chris Matthews and Joan Walsh Call Those Disputing ObamaCare Numbers 'Birthers'

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 ...
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Bob Schieffer and Brian Williams Push Liberal Reaction to SCOTUS Campaign Finance Decision

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 ...
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CNN's Smerconish Brags He's a 'Card-Carrying Member of ObamaCare'

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 ...
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White House PR? CBS Highlights Young ObamaCare Enrollee's 'Peace of Mind'

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 ...
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Networks Fret Over UN Report on Climate Change; 'Urgent New Warning,' 'Extreme Consequences'

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 ...
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'Nightline' Turns to Democrats to Slam Christie as a 'Bully'

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 ...