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CBS Thrills Over Liberal Heckler Who Mocked Christie: 'She Sounded Like a Reporter!'

According to the hosts of CBS This Morning, an angry, liberal heckler fits the definition of "a reporter." The journalists on Wednesday played footage of a protester sparring with Chris Christie ...
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Only NBC Acknowledges Gov. Jay Nixon Calling for ‘Vigorous Prosecution’ of Missouri Cop

On Tuesday, August 19, Governor Jay Nixon (D-Mo.) called for the “vigorous prosecution” of Darren Wilson, the Missouri police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown last week. Despite the ...
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NBC, CBS Promote Governor Perry’s Courthouse Booking: ‘A Humiliating Experience’

On Tuesday night, both the CBS and NBC evening newscasts did their best to play up Texas Governor Rick Perry’s appearance at an Austin courthouse following his indictment on corruption charges. ...
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CNN's Pereira Bemoans Chicago Violence 'Taking A Back Seat in the Headlines;' CNN Barely Covers

On Tuesday's This Hour, Michaela Pereira endorsed guest L. Z. Granderson's take on the media's extensive coverage of the ongoing turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri in the wake of the shooting death of ...
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CBS Highlights Liberal Discomfort Over 'Sketchy' Indictment of Perry

After deluging Americans with two days of heavy coverage of Rick Perry's indictment, the network morning shows on Tuesday eased up. Only CBS This Morning offered a story on the Republican's ...
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Despite Vicious Swipes Against Perry, Even NYT Sides With Him Against ‘the Product of an Overzealous Prosecution’

One of the editorials in Tuesday’s New York Times took on the subject of Texas Governor Rick Perry’s indictment by a Travis County, Texas grand jury on charges for threatening to veto funding for ...
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David Gregory's Liberal Tenure at 'Meet the Press': More Mouthpiece Than Moderator

Filling in as host of NBC's August 17 Meet the Press, Andrea Mitchell looked back at departing moderator David Gregory's years anchoring the broadcast. The tribute followed Thursday's ...
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Washington Examiner’s ‘Mainstream Media Scream’ with the MRC’s Assessment

New on August 18: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell insisted Al Sharpton went to Ferguson “on a peace mission” days after she tweeted: “Detained for reporting while black?”
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ABC Continues Network Cheerleading of Perry Indictment: ‘A Kind of High Noon’

In the wake of the “big three” networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) devoting 25 minutes to the indictment of Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) in the story’s first two days, ABC’s World News with Diane ...
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In Two Days, Networks Devote 25 Minutes to Rick Perry's Indictment

In just two days, the three network morning and evening shows deluged viewers with over 25 minutes of coverage (17 stories) on the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry. These programs made sure ...
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