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ABC Hypes High Temperatures in U.S. to Push for Climate Change 'Action,' NBC Misrepresents Data

All three evening newscasts on Tuesday hyped a report that 2012 was the hottest on record for the United States. NBC actually mislead viewers into thinking the data relates to the entire planet ...
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Networks Trumpeted Obama's Pledge to Veto Backtracking on Spending Cuts, Now Ignore President's Flip-Flop

Over 13 months ago, the NBC, CBS and ABC newscasts touted Barack Obama as a tough talker who wouldn't back down on threatened spending cuts. Now, that he's backed down, the same networks have ...
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ABC and CBS Skip News of Tim Scott’s Historic Senate Appointment [UPDATED, ABC Spiked in Morning]

[UPDATE, Dec 19: On Tuesday morning, ABC’s Good Morning America spiked the news of Scott’s appointment, yet had time for far more frivolous matters, while CBS This Morning and NBC’s Today ...
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NBC Applauds 'Powerful Quote': 'Easier to Get Assault Rifle in U.S. Than Mental Health Care'

During a segment on Monday's NBC Nightly News supposedly devoted to tackling the issue of mental health in the wake of the Newtown school shooting, NBC chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman ...
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NBC Hypes 'Prominent Voices' Backing Gun Control, Including 'Influential Republican' Joe Scarborough

On Monday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams was eager to seize on any perceived momentum for greater gun control in the wake of Friday's school shooting: "The President said he would ...
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NBC's Williams to Rice: 'Were You Set Up? Were You a Victim of Circumstance?'

In an exclusive interview on Thursday's NBC Rock Center with U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice following her withdrawal of her name to be secretary of state, host Brian Williams worked to portray her ...
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NBC Hoping Supreme Court Hands Down 'Roe v. Wade of Gay Rights'

Reporting on the Supreme Court taking up the issue of gay marriage for the first time, on Friday's NBC Nightly News, justice correspondent Pete Williams proclaimed: "The fact that the Court has ...
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NBC's Williams Fantasizes Over Change in Constitution Allowing Obama to Control Business by Fiat

In an interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook for Thursday's NBC Rock Center, host Brian Williams wondered why the tech giant couldn't be a "made-in-America company" and outlined a political ...
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NBC: Republicans Make Disabled People Cry on 'One of the Saddest Days' in U.S. Senate

Employing sanctimonious rhetoric to paint Senate Republicans as cruel and heartless for opposing a U.N. treaty on disabled rights completely redundant to the Americans With Disabilities Act, ...
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NBC Touts Obama's 'Strong Message' to Senate GOP: 'Don't Mess With My U.N. Ambassador'

Striking a sympathetic tone toward the U.N. ambassador on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams lamented: "It was another one of those days for Susan Rice....who again found ...
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