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CBS Fails to Note How Much Harry Reid's Plan Would Actually Cut from the Deficit

On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, national correspondent Chip Reid glossed over proposals in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's fiscal cliff plan that would add to the deficit. "The bill would ...
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Five Reasons The Networks Have No Business Covering Business (Or the Economy)

In 2012 alone, from approaching a fiscal cliff to Occupy movement, media proved unable to fairly cover many issues.
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Wolf Blitzer Calls Democratic Tax Hike Pursuit 'Beginning' of a Deficit Solution

CNN's Wolf Blitzer said Thursday that the Democratic fiscal cliff plan of raising tax rates on the top two percent of income earners is the "beginning" of a solution. "But it's a beginning. A ...
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CNN's Velshi Calls Grover Norquist a 'Dangerous Man'

CNN's Ali Velshi on Friday afternoon labeled anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist a "dangerous man" for blocking a fiscal cliff compromise between Democrats and Republicans. "Hey, speaking of the ...
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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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NYT's Nagourney Credits California's Economic Recovery to Tax Hikes He Helped Push

New York Times story from California-based Adam Nagourney strongly suggested that tax hikes promoted by Gov. Jerry Brown (and Nagourney himself) were paying off in economic resurgence in the ...
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Piers Morgan Belittles Grover Norquist: 'Everyone Laughing at You from Afar'

CNN kept pushing for Republicans to abandon Grover Norquist and his anti-tax hike pledge on Monday evening. Piers Morgan belittled Norquist and ostracized him from the debate over tax ...
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CNN Pleads With Republicans, 'Don't Fear the Grover'

CNN broke out the pom-poms on Monday and cheered the Republicans who reneged on Grover Norquist's no-tax hike pledge. CNN contributor John Avlon lauded them as "profiles in courage." Avlon ...
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CNN's Crowley Pitches Tax Hike Without Even Mentioning Spending Cuts

Continuing the media's preoccupation with tax hikes while ignoring the debate over spending cuts, CNN's Candy Crowley focused the conversation on tax hikes on Sunday's State of the Union. She even ...
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