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Big Three Networks Avoid Calling ISIS 'Terrorists;' Label Them 'Rebels' and 'Militants'
8/8/2014 11:40 PM ET
The Big Three networks steered clear of labeling the Islamist group ISIS "terrorists" on their evening newscasts on Friday. Instead, ABC's World News and CBS Evening News labeled the genocidal ...
ABC Out to Lunch on U.S. Attempt to Kindle Political Change in Cuba; CBS and NBC Cover
8/5/2014 4:25 PM ET
As of Tuesday morning, ABC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the Associated Press report that revealed the Obama administration's covert program in Cuba that attempted "recruit ...
MSNBC Guests Deny 'Deep' Anti-Semitism in Middle East; Claim Only 'White Conservatives' Back Israel
8/4/2014 5:14 PM ET
Dean Obeidallah injected race into the debate inside the U.S. over the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry program on Saturday: "You saw a poll last week, young people 18 ...
CNN's Costello Rips Congress for Adjourning While 'Rome Burns'; Hounds GOP Rep. On Impeachment
7/31/2014 5:10 PM ET
Carol Costello badgered Congressman Matt Salmon on Thursday's CNN Newsroom over Congress choosing to go into recess instead of dealing with issues like illegal immigration: "Congress is again the ...
Brian Williams Fails to Mention Star of NBC's Upcoming Peter Pan Telecast is His Own Daughter
7/30/2014 10:13 PM ET
On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams left out a key detail from his news brief about his network's upcoming live production of Peter Pan. Williams noted that "Allison Williams will play ...
ABC Ignores Lois Lerner E-Mails Slamming Conservative 'Crazies;' CBS and NBC Notice
7/30/2014 9:42 PM ET
ABC's World News stood out as the sole Big Three evening newscast on Wednesday to not cover the release of Lois Lerner's e-mails, where the former top IRS official slammed conservatives as ...
CBS Fawns Over Laverne Cox; Plays Up How Actor Gives 'Hope' to LGBT Community
7/29/2014 5:38 PM ET
Tuesday's CBS This Morning broke out the kid gloves for Laverne Cox, and zeroed in on how the Orange is the New Black actor is "the first openly-transgendered woman ever nominated for an acting ...
NY Times Decries ISIS's 'Brutal Crackdown' on Iraqi Christians; Big Three Networks Yawn
7/24/2014 5:04 PM ET
ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the dire situation of Christians in Iraq, particularly after ISIS's takeover of the key city of Mosul. The Islamic extremist ...
NBC Notes Apollo 11 Astronauts' Meeting With Obama; Ignores Press Shut Out of Oval Office
7/24/2014 11:36 AM ET
On Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams reported the Apollo 11 astronauts' meeting with President Obama to mark the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing, but failed to mention that ...
NBC Spotlights Bloomberg Blasting FAA for Suspending Flights to Israel; ABC, CBS Omit
7/23/2014 11:02 PM ET
Wednesday's NBC Nightly News was the sole Big Three evening newscast to notice the criticism of the Obama administration banning U.S. airliners from traveling to Israel. Prominent politicians from ...
Networks Ignore GAO's Study on ObamaCare Accepting Fake Applications; NBC Touts Enrollment
7/23/2014 9:12 PM ET
The Big Three networks' morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the Government Accountability Office's undercover tests of ObamaCare's sign-up systems that uncovered that fraudulent ...
McCain Fires Back at Jon Stewart: 'Gets Away' With Being 'Absolutely Wrong;' Jabs Media
7/21/2014 3:12 PM ET
On Sunday's Media Buzz on FNC, Senator John McCain brushed off Jon Stewart's latest blast at him over the Iraq War. Host Howard Kurtz wondered, "Is Jon Stewart fair to Republicans?" McCain bluntly ...
CBS Touts Archie Taking Bullet For Gay Friend; Inadvertently Reveals Publisher's Flip-Flop
7/17/2014 4:01 PM ET
Anthony Mason spotlighted the death of comic book character Archie Andrews on Wednesday's CBS Evening News, and pointed out that "it all ends...when an adult Archie takes a bullet aimed by a ...
CBS Shamelessly Hypes Climate Change Will Cause More Turbulence for Airplanes
7/16/2014 8:55 PM ET
Wednesday's CBS Evening News unsurprisingly spotlighted a recent study that asserted that turbulence will become more common due to climate change during a news brief about the injuries on an ...
CNN's Whitfield Tosses Softballs at 'Inspirational,' 'Visionary' Marion Barry
7/14/2014 3:24 PM ET
Fredricka Whitfield put on the kid gloves for Marion Barry on Sunday's CNN Newsroom, and acclaimed the former D.C. mayor as a "visionary." Whitfield skirted mentioning every single controversy ...
Matthews: Tea Party Treats Ayn Rand's 'Atlas Shrugged' 'Like It's the Little Red Book of Mao'
7/11/2014 10:52 PM ET
On Friday's Hardball, Chris Matthews and Howard Dean slammed the supposedly "lunatic" Republican Party for opposing President Obama's $3.7 billion request to deal with the ongoing crisis at the ...
On CNN, Conservative Pollster Conway, Joy Behar Spar Over the Future of 'The View'
7/10/2014 5:36 PM ET
Kellaynne Conway and Joy Behar faced off on Wednesday's CNN Tonight over the future of ABC's The View, particularly in light of Rosie O'Donnell rejoining the cast. Host Don Lemon wondered, "Will ...
ABC, CBS Go 3-for-3: Refuse to ID Nagin as Democrat After Indictment, Conviction, and Sentencing
7/9/2014 8:18 PM ET
On Wednesday, ABC and CBS's evening newscasts punted yet again on reporting Ray Nagin's Democratic affiliation, after the disgraced former New Orleans mayor was sentenced to 10 years in federal ...
CNN's Bolduan Hounds GOP Rep. to Support Obama's Request for Immigration Funding
7/8/2014 1:14 PM ET
On Tuesday's New Day, CNN's Kate Bolduan all but lobbied Oklahoma Rep. Jim Bridenstine to support President Obama's multi-billion dollar request to deal with the ongoing illegal immigration ...
NY Times Allows Atheists' Full-Page, Anti-Catholic Ad; Rejected 'Anti-Muslim' Ad in 2012
7/3/2014 2:30 PM ET
The Federalist's David Harsanyi pointed out the New York Times's clear double standard when it comes to advertising in a Thursday post on Twitter. The writer recounted that the liberal paper ...
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