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CBS Spins New ObamaCare Birth Control Mandate as 'Good News'
8/1/2011 5:15 PM ET
On Monday's Early Show, CBS slanted towards supporters of a new Obama administration mandate which requires private insurance companies to cover contraception as part of women's "preventative ...
Fear-Mongering Schieffer Claims Social Security Checks Can't Go Out Without Debt Resolution
7/28/2011 9:08 PM ET
On three occasions between July 22 and July 26, 2011, CBS's Bob Schieffer carried water for President Obama when he echoed the Democrat's inaccurate claim about Social Security: "Millions of ...
CBS Promotes Taxing 'Fattening, Non-Nutritious' Food
7/26/2011 6:06 PM ET
CBS's Michelle Miller leaned towards supporters of taxing junk food on Tuesday's Early Show, playing three sound bites from them and none from opponents. Miller only made one vague reference to ...
Schieffer Bemoans 'Draconian' Cuts from Both Parties to Education, Poor
7/6/2011 7:36 PM ET
CBS's Bob Schieffer took on the role of a left-wing activist on Sunday's Face the Nation, as he pressed all four of his guests from both parties about cuts in state and local spending. Schieffer ...
NBC, CBS Let Plouffe Spin Obama's Presser, No Republicans
6/30/2011 7:31 PM ET
NBC's Today and CBS's Early Show on Thursday turned to Obama advisor David Plouffe on Thursday to offer his spin on the President's 67-minute presser on Wednesday, instead of interviewing ...
Networks Omit Blagojevich's Democratic Affiliation After Conviction
6/28/2011 7:42 PM ET
ABC, CBS, and NBC all failed to mention former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's affiliation with the Democratic Party on their Monday evening news broadcasts and the Tuesday morning shows. ...
NPR's Totenberg: Kagan, Sotomayor 'Not Nearly as Liberal' as Predecessors
6/28/2011 5:16 PM ET
NPR's Nina Totenberg strangely cast doubt on the liberal credentials of Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor on Saturday's Early Show on CBS, claiming that "they're not nearly as ...
ABC Only Big Three Net to Fully Cover Seattle Terror Plot; NBC Gives It 17 Sec.
6/24/2011 4:47 PM ET
NBC barely covered the Thursday arrests of two Islamists in a planned terrorist attack on a military facility in Seattle. The network didn't cover the breaking news at all on Thursday's Nightly ...
CBS Badgers Republicans on the Economy; Went Easier on Obama
6/14/2011 7:54 PM ET
CBS hounded four Republicans from the left during a town hall on the economy which aired on Tuesday's Early Show. Bob Schieffer, Erica Hill, and Rebecca Jarvis pressed Reps. Paul Ryan and Allen ...
CBS Complains Obama 'Saddled' By 'Stubbornly Sluggish Economy'
6/3/2011 11:57 AM ET
On Friday's Early Show, before the new 9.1% unemployment figure came out, CBS's Dean Reynolds bewailed how President Obama is being "saddled" by the "stubbornly sluggish economy." Reynolds played ...
CBS: Palin Risks 'Rubbing Voters the Wrong Way' By Turning Only to Fox News
5/31/2011 8:12 PM ET
CBS's Erica Hill strongly hinted on Monday's Early Show that Sarah Palin's "extended flirtation...with running" for president and speaking only to Fox News to the detriment of the rest of the ...
CBS's Stahl Proclaims 'Stately' Al Sharpton's 'Metamorphosis'
5/23/2011 5:17 PM ET
CBS's Lesley Stahl played up how Al Sharpton apparently "has gone through something of a metamorphosis" as she spotlighted the "street-protest agitator...now trusted White House adviser" on ...
CBS Heralds Rahm Emanuel 'Weeding Out Corruption' in Chicago
5/16/2011 5:22 PM ET
CBS's Cynthia Bowers trumpeted the inauguration of incoming Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday's Early Show, highlighting how the former Obama chief of staff went "weeding in a community garden. ...
CBS Gives Obama Over 26 Minutes to Lecture on the Economy
5/12/2011 4:24 PM ET
CBS gave President Obama over 26 and a half minutes to answer 12 questions related to the economy during a town hall aired on Thursday's Early Show. Obama got six uninterrupted minutes to answer ...
CBS Plays Up Obama's Mockery of GOP on Border Security, No Opposing Clip
5/11/2011 5:04 PM ET
On Wednesday's Early Show. CBS's Bill Plante highlighted President Obama's recent mockery against Republicans on border security, but omitted playing an opposing clip from a GOP politico. The ...
NPR's Liasson Excludes Amnesty Opponents from Immigration Story
5/10/2011 8:05 PM ET
NPR's Mara Liasson noticeably left out anti-illegal immigration conservatives on Tuesday's Morning Edition as she reported on President's Obama's latest push for "comprehensive" immigration ...
CBS Omits Waterboarding, Other Key Issues from Obama Interview
5/9/2011 6:55 PM ET
On Sunday's 60 Minutes, CBS's Steve Kroft failed to bring up key issues related to the killing of Osama bin Laden during an interview of President Obama. Most prominently, Kroft omitted the ...
NPR Boosts Obama: Bin Laden Death Political 'Game Changer'
5/3/2011 7:56 PM ET
On Monday and Tuesday, NPR played up how Osama Bin Laden's death might translate into a political win for President Obama. Mara Liasson trumpeted the "huge victory" for the President and ...
NPR Falsely Claims Vieira 'Passively' Dealt With Trump's Birtherism
4/28/2011 1:51 PM ET
On Wednesday's All Things Considered, NPR's David Folkenflik erroneously claimed that NBC's Meredith Vieira "notably failed to contradict Donald Trump or others casting doubt on where Mr. Obama ...
CBS: Ryan Budget Opponents 'Poignant'; Touted 'Nasty' Tea Parties in 2009
4/27/2011 5:51 PM ET
CBS's Early Show on Wednesday played up how opponents of Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan shouted down GOP representatives at recent town hall meetings, but downplayed them as "less than friendly," ...
GMA, Today Yawn at Christian Escaping Sudan,...
Networks Condemn Attack on U.N. School in Gaza,...
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NY Times Covers A Few Million Gays More Than 76...
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