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NBC's Lauer Frets Over Media 'Sending Mixed Messages On Drugs to Our Kids'

In an interview with the director of a Boston drug rehabilitation center on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer worried about the impact media coverage of legalized marijuana was having on ...
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CBS Spotlights China's Underground Catholics as Pope Visits S. Korea; ABC, NBC Hype Francis's Car

Thursday's CBS This Morning stood out for zeroing in on the plight of Catholics in China, as it covered Pope Francis's trip to South Korea. Seth Doane noted the Pope's overflight of the communist ...
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Andrea Mitchell Wonders If WashPost Reporter Was ‘Detained for Reporting While Black?'

In the wake of Ferguson, Missouri teen Michael Brown’s shooting death following a confrontation with local police, two reporters, one with the Washington Post and another with ...
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CBS Rips Into Former Reporter and Liberal Attorney for Daring to Stand Up to Teacher Unions

On Thursday, the hosts of CBS This Morning interrogated former NBC and CNN journalist Campbell Brown and prominent liberal attorney David Boies over their effort to reform the public education ...
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Skeptical CBS Interrogates: Is Rick Perry 'Using' Border Crisis for 2016?

The journalists at the CBS Evening News on Wednesday investigated whether Rick Perry is "using" the immigration crisis to increase his profile for a 2016 White House bid. Talking to the mayor of ...
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‘Big Three’ Continue To Downplay Clinton-Obama Scuffle: ‘A Good Time Was Had By All’

On Thursday, August 14, all three network morning shows did their best to diffuse the conflict between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Obama following Clinton’s criticism ...
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Obama Admin. Admits Up to 310,000 Enrolled in ObamaCare Without Proof of Residency; Networks Yawn

The Big Three networks' evening newscasts on Wednesday failed to notice the Obama administration's revelation about ObamaCare: that more than 300,000 people who signed up for health plans under ...
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Hopeful MSNBC Anchor: Will Hillary's Attack on Obama Attract GOP Support for 2016?

Liberals are shifting their focus from the unpopular Barack Obama to Hillary Clinton's potential 2016 bid and even MSNBC's getting into the act. Hardball guest host Steve Kornacki on Tuesday ...
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Clinton Team Contacts CNBC's Harwood After He Reveals Hillary's 'Big Problem'

As the Media Research Center NewsBusters blog reported on Tuesday, CNBC's chief Washington correspondent John Harwood observed on Squawk Box that the world "blowing up" on President Obama's ...
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Andrea Mitchell Celebrates Fidel Castro’s 88th Birthday

MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell’s love affair with former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro reared its ugly head once again on Wednesday, August 13 when she hyped the socialist’s 88th birthday. Appearing on her ...
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