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Tavis Smiley on CNN: 'Racism, Poverty and Militarism' Behind Ferguson Shooting

PBS's Tavis Smiley shamelessly invoked Dr. Martin Luther King on Thursday's CNN Tonight, as he commented on the ongoing controversy surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown: "It underscores that ...
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Chris Matthews Plots Strategy With Dems on How to Use Ferguson Unrest for Midterms

It's not surprising that MSNBC's Chris Matthews would frame the racial unrest in Ferguson through a political lens. The liberal host on Monday brought on two prominent Democrats to plot strategy ...
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Racing to Bury Perry After 'Ridiculous' Indictment; Fretting How Obama Is 'Stifled at Every Angle'

News reporters tout a partisan indictment as a "blemish" that could "mar the legacy" of Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry, even as an MSNBC stalwart dismisses it as "the stupidest thing I've ...
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CNN's Tapper Spotlights Democratic Rep. Thompson's 'Uncle Tom' Blast at Clarence Thomas

On Wednesday, Jake Tapper set aside a full segment on his CNN program to Rep. Bennie Thompson's "Uncle Tom" insult of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Tapper spotlighted the ...
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ABC Notes Sean Hannity's Support of Cliven Bundy, But Ignores His Condemnation of Bundy's Racism

For the first time on their weekday evening newscasts, the broadcast networks picked up Cliven Bundy's standoff with the federal government – but only after Bundy's racist comments went viral ...
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CBS Highlights Liberal Justice's 'Impassioned Dissent' on Affirmative Action

The journalists at CBS This Morning, Wednesday, highlighted the "impassioned dissent" of liberal Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor on affirmative action. All three networks covered the 6-2 ...
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Top Democrat Charges 'Not All' GOP Colleagues Are Racist; Broadcast Networks Ignore

Democratic Congressman Steve Israel, Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, charged on CNN on Sunday morning that some of his GOP colleagues, as well as a "significant ...
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Media Ignore César Chávez’s Opposition to Illegal Immigration, Racial Advocacy

Despite Chávez’s actual views, liberal media, then and now, use his legacy to promote their agenda.
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CNN Legal Analyst Rips Mall's Hoodie Ban: 'Akin...to Stop and Frisk'; 'Racial Profiling'

Sunny Hostin blasted an Indiana mall's ban of people wearing raised hoodies on Thursday's New Day: "This is...akin, in my view...to 'stop and frisk' – to the pretext of 'stop and frisk' – and I ...
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It’s Not Just One Tweet: MSNBC’s Despicable Record of Smearing Conservatives as Racists

The MRC has compiled a long list of instances in which the network’s anchors have committed character assassination disguised as journalism, unjustly smearing conservatives, Republicans and ...
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