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NFL-Obsessed Networks Skip Jihad Killing Within U.S.

What do the networks consider vital information for their viewers? ABC, NBC and CBS again on Thursday offered the latest about the "firestorm" engulfing the National Football League. Yet, these ...
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MSNBC: Joe Biden's Offensive Gaffes Make Him 'Real' and 'Authentic'

During a segment on Thursday's Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC, fill-in host Kristen Welker noted Joe Biden making a string of gaffes – which included using an anti-Semitic slur – during a trip ...
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Unlike ABC News, ABC’s The View Acknowledges Obama’s Low Approval

On Thursday, September 18, a strange thing happened: ABC actually covered President Obama’s plummeting poll numbers. No, not ABC News, but the daytime ABC program The View which spent nearly four ...
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NBC Skips 'Stunning' New VA Scandal Report, ABC Offers 21 Seconds

A government report claiming that there was no conclusive proof that long wait times led to deaths at Veterans Affairs hospitals was altered. Yet, for the second day in a row, NBC ignored this ...
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CBS Lobs Softballs to Obama U.N. Ambassador, Avoids Foreign Policy Criticism

Starting off a gentle interview with United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power on Thursday's CBS This Morning, co-host Norah O'Donnell began to pitch what could have been a hardball question on the ...
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CBS Gushes Over 'Madam Secretary' Star, Asks If She Called Hillary for Pajama Party

CBS has a new drama called “Madam Secretary” where the main character, played by Tea Leoni, is a newly appointed Secretary of State and on Thursday, CBS This Morning did their best to swoon over ...
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Victims' Families Speak Out Against Obama, Networks Don't Care

The mother of ISIS beheading victim James Foley told CNN’s Anderson Cooper, on September 11, that she was “embarrassed and appalled” by the White House’s handling of her son’s kidnapping. On ...
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Broadcast Networks Black Out Coverage of Benghazi Hearing

The major broadcast networks on Wednesday refused to cover the first hearing held by the House Select Committee on Benghazi to begin assessing what happened in the 2012 attack that left U.S. ...
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CBS, NYT Ignore Own Poll Showing Obama Approval At 40%, Foreign Policy at Only 34%

On Wednesday, CBS and The New York Times made the point of omitting results from their own poll which show President Obama’s job approval at 40 percent and his approval on foreign policy at only ...
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MSNBC and CNN Punt on Live Coverage of Benghazi Hearing; Fox News Airs Over 40 Min.

CNN and MSNBC viewers on Wednesday would have to switch channels if they wanted to watch the first hearing of the House Select Committee on Benghazi. CNN aired a 15-second news brief at the top of ...
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