Scott Pelley

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Networks Ignore Latest North Korean Missile Launches; Cover Fashion Designer's Death

As of Monday evening, ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover North Korea's firing of 25 short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan on Sunday. NBCNews.com did post an ...
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CBS Hypes That Millions 'Stand to Benefit' from Obama's Attempt to Bypass Congress on Overtime Wages

CBS was the only network on Wednesday evening to report President Obama's plan to bypass Congress and force businesses to pay management employees extra for overtime work. NBC and ABC both ...
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NBC, CBS Cover Obama Spelling Flub; ABC Out to Lunch

Viewers of ABC's morning and evening newscasts on Friday would have been left unaware of President Obama's gaffe of elementary proportions during a White House concert on Thursday evening. Both ...
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Networks Ignore Big Win for Chevron in Court

U.S. court calls Ecuador ruling ‘fraud,’ obtained ‘by corrupt means.’
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Spinning ObamaCare: Two Million Jobs Lost = “Freedom”

After a CBO report says ObamaCare will cost the economy the equivalent of more than 2 million jobs, network reporters adopt the administration's spin, with NBC's David Gregory wondering: "Why ...
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Networks Ignore Possible Unconstitutionality of Obama's Extending Another Employer Mandate Delay

On Monday evening’s newscasts, none of the networks recognized the controversy of President Obama possibly acting outside the Constitution to delay ObamaCare’s employer mandate. The ...
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Networks Echo White House Spin That ObamaCare Won't Cut Jobs

On Tuesday evening, the networks played to the White House spin that ObamaCare won't cut jobs since those expected to move out of full-time work would do so voluntarily. "We got a report today ...
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Networks Hype 'Bombshell:' Christie 'Thrown Under Bus'; Spotlight Call for Resignation

The Big Three networks' evening newscasts on Friday jumped on the latest development in the traffic scandal surrounding Chris Christie. NBC and CBS both led with the accusation from the former ...
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NBC Won't Label Retiring Waxman a 'Liberal,' But CBS Does

On Thursday evening's newscasts, both CBS and NBC announced the retirement of Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) but only CBS labeled him a liberal. ABC ignored the news. "Democrat Henry Waxman in ...
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Networks Boost Obama's Push for Minimum Wage Increase, Ignore GOP Opposition

The networks played right into President Obama's hand Wednesday evening as they touted his push for a minimum wage increase while giving barely any voice to his Republican opposition. "[T]he ...
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