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Networks Failed to Expose Doubts in Rolling Stone Rape Story; Devoted 11 Minutes on Evening Shows to Initial Report

When the now-retracted article by the Rolling Stone magazine about a brutal gang rape of a first-year student at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house at the University of Virginia was published on ...
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Where's the Media Outrage? Virginia Democrat Compares Republicans to Violent Rapists

In an outrageous ad aired on the local Washington D.C. NBC affiliate WRC-4, Virginia Democratic state senate candidate Jennifer Wexton – running to replace newly elected Virginia attorney ...
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Who's Dour About Virginia?

The Wall Street Journal editorial page opened up a circular firing squad against the Tea Party and Ken Cuccinelli after Virginia voted.
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Heilemann Warns Dems Against Rejoicing Over 'Horrible Candidate' Cuccinelli Losing

Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, New York magazine's John Heilemann described Virginia GOP gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli as a "horrible candidate" as ...
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'Moving to the Middle': Networks Push 'Crushing' Win for Christie Vs. Tea Party 'Firebrands'

The three morning shows on Wednesday predicted a "crushing victory" for Chris Christie in New Jersey would force the Republican Party to "move to the middle" against Tea Party "firebrands." ...
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NBC's Todd Predicts 'A Lot of I-Told-You-Sos' Against Tea Party After NJ and VA Elections

On Tuesday's NBC Today, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd eagerly forecasted Republican defeat in the Virginia governor's race and that all the blame for the loss would be ascribed to ...
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Purple State, Deep Blue Media

A study of four Virginia newspapers on the gubernatorial campaign demonstrated reporters are making a mockery of the concept of "news reporting."
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The Media vs. Conservatives, 2013 Edition: Virginia Newspapers’ Viciously Negative Coverage of GOP Gubernatorial Candidate

Just as the national media helped tip the scales in the 2012 presidential contest, an MRC study of the four largest newspapers in Virginia found that GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken ...
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NBC Political Editor: If Hillary Were Running in Virginia, She'd Be Winning by a Landslide!

On Tuesday's MSNBC Daily Rundown, NBC senior political editor Mark Murray dismissed the notion that if Democrat Terry McAuliffe lost the closely contested Virginia governor's race, it would ...
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NewsBusters Catches Piers Morgan's Falsity, Gets Him to Apologize

The MRC's blog, NewsBusters, reported that during a debate on guns, CNN's Piers Morgan falsely claimed that according to FBI statistics, Virginia had the highest murder rate in the country in ...
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