David Martin

Media Research Center

Big Three Networks Avoid Calling ISIS 'Terrorists;' Label Them 'Rebels' and 'Militants'

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 ...
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Networks Spotlight Medal of Honor Recipients Under Obama; Ignored Heroes During Bush

On Tuesday, all three broadcast network evening newscasts devoted full reports to President Obama honoring 24 members of the military – only three still living – with the Medal of Honor. CBS ...
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CBS Devotes Two Straight Days of Coverage to 'Possible Cover-Up' on Benghazi; ABC, NBC Out to Lunch

CBS used its Sunday evening and Monday morning newscasts to keep the spotlight on the question of a "possible cover-up" surrounding the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Jeff ...
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Fiscal Cliff: ABC Talks Taxes 17 Times More Than Spending Cuts

 All three broadcast networks focus more on tax increases as solution to budget battle. 
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ABC Skips Netanyahu's Rebuke of Obama Admin Over Iran

Uniquely among the broadcast network evening newscasts, ABC's World News on Tuesday failed to mention Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's criticism of the Obama administration for not ...
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Unlike Iraq, ABC, NBC, PBS, MSNBC Skip 2,000-Death Marker in Afghanistan

In 2005, the Big Three networks offered 14 stories on the Iraq War body count reaching 2,000. But last week, when the body count in Afghanistan reached 2,000, CBS offered one story, and ABC, NBC, ...

Networks Give More Time to Democratic Critics of Blackwater 'Mercenaries'

Both CBS and NBC also overlook the $100 million saved by hiring private contractor versus the government providing security through State Department.
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