Bias by Omission

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Network Priorities: 57X More Coverage of NFL Scandals Than Obama Scandals

In the crucial weeks leading up to the midterm elections, the broadcast networks were obsessed with scandals, but not any of the Obama administration controversies that might influence how ...
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ABC and NBC Ignore Announcement of Murder Charges for Benghazi Suspect

Major broadcast networks ABC and NBC both refused to cover the news on Tuesday night that the lone individual the United States has in custody relating to the 2012 terror attacks in Benghazi, ...
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Networks Largely Ignore Lefty Wendy Davis ‘Wheelchair Ad’ Attacking Republican Greg Abbott

On Friday afternoon, Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis and her campaign released a new ad that took aim at her Republican opponent Greg Abbott as a “hypocrite” for ...
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ABC, NBC Continue to Omit Coverage of Report Alleging WH Role in Prostitution Scandal

According to a report in The Washington Post, senior White House officials knew that an individual with the White House advance team had a prostitute spend the night with him as part of the 2012 ...
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CBS Highlights Mark Pryor's Selfie with Bill Clinton, Skips His Awkward Ebola Response

On Tuesday’s CBS This Morning, co-anchor Gayle King was charmed by Democratic Senate candidate Mark Pryor’s selfie with Bill Clinton as she effused: “Everybody likes a selfie.” However King, ...
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Networks Gloss Over Clapper Memo Defending Intel Agencies on ISIS Despite Obama Criticisms

On Wednesday night, the major broadcast networks failed to report on news that an internal memo was sent to members of the intelligence community by Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James ...
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NBC Runs 4 Minute Puff Piece on Ben Affleck; Refuses to Cover Upcoming Midterm, Protests in Hong Kong

On Tuesday night, NBC Nightly News concluded its program by pushing an over four-minute-long fawning segment on Hollywood actor and activist Ben Affleck that included banter between anchor Brian ...
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Over 300,000 Face Deadline to Prove Eligibility for ObamaCare Subsidies; Nets Omit

Tuesday marked the deadline for hundreds of thousands Americans with insurance through ObamaCare to provide proper verification of their income levels or risk losing their government subsidies ...
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Senate Democrats Push Amendment that Could Neuter Saturday Night Live, Nets Don't Care

Saturday Night Live returned from its summer hiatus this week but if Democrats had succeeded in their September 11 vote to amend the Constitution there wouldn’t be any more political skits on ...
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ABC and CBS Ignore News That the Intelligence Community Actually Did Warn Obama About ISIS Threat

Throughout the day on Monday, several sources in the intelligence community disputed President Obama’s comments in an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes that aired on Sunday night that the ...
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