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ABC Continues Blackout on Obama's Gun Control Setback; CBS, NBC Minimize Coverage

ABC continued ignoring Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's move on Tuesday to drop a proposed federal ban on so-called assault weapons. Neither Wednesday's World News nor Thursday's Good Morning ...
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Big Three Networks Punt on Covering Pennsylvania Abortionist's Murder Trial

ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, which began on Monday. Gosnell is charged with murdering seven babies who were born after ...
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ABC Allows a Mere 20 Seconds to 'Outrage' Over Cyprus Tax Scheme to Fund Bailout

Just how superficial is ABC? On Monday and Tuesday, the network allowed a mere 20 seconds to "outrage" over a plan by the European Union that would have seized ten percent of the money Cyprus ...
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ABC Warns of 'Conservative' Pope Who Has Been Called 'Medieval' on Social Issues

The media backlash against Pope Francis may be beginning. After relatively positive coverage, ABC and NBC on Monday both highlighted the Argentinean President denouncing his "medieval" views on ...
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ABC, CBS and NBC Avoid Obama Administration’s Dereliction on Missile Defense

The Obama administration in 2009 dropped the Bush administration’s plan to add missile interceptor capability against North Korea, yet on Friday, when Obama’s Pentagon realized their error and ...
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ABC Touts 'Staunch Traditionalist' Pope Francis; CBS Highlights Persecution of Chinese Catholics

On Thursday's World News, ABC News correspondent Terry Moran acted like it was a big surprise that newly-elected Pope Francis stands by the Catholic Church's teachings on sexuality: "Now, as the ...
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Fuelish: NBC Devotes 3 Times As Much Airtime to Gas Prices in 2008, as 2013

Comparison shows NBC News far less willing to report soaring gas prices under Obama.
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ABC Hypes Obama's Sequester Warnings, Spins Cuts as Sounding 'Like a Disaster Movie'

ABC on Sunday continued to hype Barack Obama's hyperbolic claims about sequester cuts. World News reporter David Kerley played a clip of the President and then insisted that $85 billion in ...
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ABC Downplays and Ignores Chuck Hagel's 'Bruising' Confirmation Hearings

ABC on Thursday and Friday either downplayed or outright ignored the "bruising day" Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel endured in Washington. Friday's Good Morning America skipped the topic ...
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ABC's Diane Sawyer Despairs Over a Nation 'Awash in Guns'

ABC's Diane Sawyer on Wednesday pushed the pro-gun control angle as she highlighted the debate in Congress over a "nation awash in guns." After World News reporter Jon Karl recapped the testimony ...
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