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ABC’s World News Tonight Gives Clinton Baby News Nearly Twice the Coverage of Democracy Protests in Hong Kong

On Monday’s ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, the program not only spent the fewest time covering the democracy protests in Hong Kong than fellow networks CBS and NBC, but it spent nearly ...
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ABC, CBS Ignore News That the Intelligence Community Actually Did Warn Obama About ISIS Threat

Throughout the day on Monday, several sources in the intelligence community disputed President Obama’s comments in an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes that aired on Sunday night that the ...
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Gayle King to Paul Ryan: 'Some People Don't Think' The County 'Needs Saving'

Open Obama supporter Gayle King made sure she got her liberal viewpoint across on Monday's CBS This Morning as she interviewed Rep. Paul Ryan. King spotlighted an excerpt from the congressman's ...
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Lauer Lectures Media: 'Don't Jump to Conclusions'...Like NBC

In an interview with Ben Affleck on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer observed that the actor's new murder mystery thriller Gone Girl was "a little hostile to the institution of the media." ...
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ABC Skips Own Reporter's Battle With White House, Gushes Over Clooney

The viewers of ABC News might not know it, but one of the network's senior reporters, Jon Karl, grilled White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Friday about claims that al Qaeda had been ...
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NBC Hails 'Candid' Obama As He Passes the Buck On ISIS Failure

Even as President Obama clearly attempted during a Sunday 60 Minutes interview to blame others for his failure to recognize ISIS as a growing threat in the Middle East, Monday's NBC Today spun the ...
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CBS Continues Network Obsession With Clinton Baby, Declares Her ‘Political Royalty’

While ABC and NBC have moved on from their over-the-top gushing over Chelsea Clinton’s baby, CBS felt the need to continue to obsess over the announcement on Monday’s CBS This Morning. ...
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MRC’s ‘DisHonors Awards’ Winners and Buckley Award for Mark Levin

Mark Levin, Congressman Jim Jordan, Alan Robertson, Stacey Dash, Larry Kudlow and Cleta Mitchell highlighted the MRC’s “2014 Gala featuring the DisHonors Awards: Roasting the Most Outrageously ...
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CNN’s Stelter Claims Zakaria Plagiarism Charges Merely ‘Attribution Mistakes’

For the second time in two years, CNN’s Fareed Zakaria has been accused of plagiarism, for using other people’s words and claiming them to be his own, during his Fareed Zakaria GPS program. ...
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ABC and NBC Gush Over Clinton Baby: ‘Almost Like the British Royal Family’

On Friday night, Chelsea Clinton gave birth to her first child, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, and ABC and NBC predictably swooned over the event and hyped the impact this could have on Hillary ...
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