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Not All Presidential Offspring Equal: Newscasts Which Ignored Bush Pregnancy Now Trumpet Chelsea Clinton’s

On Wednesday morning, December 12, 2012, Jenna Bush Hager Bush announced on NBC’s Today show that she was expecting. That evening, the NBC Nightly News allocated 33 seconds to the revelation ...
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Obamacare Stories Ignore Taxes, Penalties 88 Percent of the Time

Even in tax season, Obamacare-related taxes barely mentioned by evening news shows.
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ABC Hypes IRS's Help Line Wait Times, Smaller Budget; Yawns at Criminal Referral for Lerner

On Friday's World News, ABC's David Kerley pressed I.R.S. Commissioner John Koskinen about taxpayers who are unable to "get an answer as to how much they're supposed to pay," due to long wait ...
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Networks Ignore Ultra-Low Support for ObamaCare; CBS Hypes 'Surging' Website Visits

Friday's CBS Evening News picked up where the Big Three morning shows left off earlier in the day and trumpeted how "visitors have been surging to [HealthCare.gov] – about one-and-half million a ...
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ABC, CBS Trumpet Mrs. Obama's 'Ping-Pong Diplomacy' in China; Omit Press Shutout

Friday's CBS Evening News and ABC's World News both glowingly harkened back to a prominent past example of bilateral exchange between the U.S. and China, as they reported on Michelle Obama's trip ...
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CBS Boosts White House's Final Push for ObamaCare Before March 31 Deadline

Bill Plante acted as a stenographer for the Obama administration on Thursday's CBS This Morning, as he spotlighted the "multi-tiered state and national effort to get young people enrolled" in ...
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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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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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Networks Continue Touting White House's Plug for ObamaCare, Ignore Enrollment Shortfall

On Tuesday evening, the networks continued relaying the White House's plea to young voters to sign up for ObamaCare, touting President Obama's mock interview with comedian Zach Galifianakis ...
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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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