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CBS and ABC Fawn Over President's NCAA Picks: 'Barackatology'

Network journalists on Wednesday fawned over the fact that Barack Obama is again making NCAA basketball picks. On ABC, Good Morning America's Josh Elliott touted, "And finally, the ...
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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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CNN Admits ObamaCare 'Still a Liability,' But Hypes 'Major Milestone' in Enrollment

In a refreshing change of pace, CNN's John King skeptically wondered on Tuesday's New Day about the White House touting the five million "enrollments" in ObamaCare: "They wanted to get the seven ...
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ABC's 'Nightline' Skipped ObamaCare for 123 Days, Gossips Over 'Bootleg Butt Injections'

How do the journalists at Nightline define news? On Monday night, co-host Dan Harris and reporter Mariana van Zeller spent an astonishing nine minutes and 33 seconds on the salacious, gossipy ...
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Happy St. Patrick's Day from MSNBC: 'Tradition of Irish Catholicism Was a Bigotry Against LGBT People'

On Monday's MSNBC News Nation, host Tamron Hall teed up Michael O'Loughlin from The Advocate to promote his screed against the St. Patrick's Day parade organizers in New York and Boston for ...
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Director Oliver Stone Touts Putin's 'Popularity,' Blames Bush Sr. for Mistreating Russia

In a Facebook posting on Monday, far-left director Oliver Stone touted the "popularity" of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the move against Crimea. Stone credulously hyped, "The ...
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Only Fox News Hits 'Spectacular Failure' of Obama Transparency Claim; Networks Yawn

Despite Barack Obama's self-congratulatory claim in 2013 that he is running the "most transparent administration in history," several watchdog groups this week have hit the President for being ...
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ObamaCare Enrollment Still Falling Short, CBS Spins it as 'Milestone'

Following the release of new ObamaCare enrollment numbers on Monday showing five million sign-ups – still two million short of the original seven million goal set by the administration – ...
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ABC Ignores Death of Heiress Involved in John Edwards Scandal; CBS and NBC Skip Dem ID

ABC News completely ignored the Monday death of heiress Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, who used her wealth to help conceal the mistress of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards. 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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