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CBS This Morning Covers for Obama on Vacation, Golfing After Statement on James Foley’s Murder

Friday’s CBS This Morning dove into the subject of President Obama vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard while events domestically and internationally rage, including the brutal murder of American ...
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CBS Uses Ice Bucket Challenge to Tout Dem Slamming 'Cold' GOP

During a report on Friday's CBS This Morning about some of the "backlash" against the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, correspondent Ben Tracy highlighted Michigan Democratic Congressman John Dingell ...
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NBC and ABC Ignore Obama Admin. Broke Law With Bergdahl Exchange; CBS Gives It 24 Seconds

After Thursday's network evening newscasts ignored a report from the Government Accountability Office that the exchange of five terrorists from Guantanamo Bay for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was ...
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WashPost Writer Steers Daughter from Redskins Outfit for Teddy Bear Because of Team’s ‘Blatantly Racist Name'

Washington Post parenting writer Mari-Jane Williams took to the paper’s Thursday Local Living section to continue the paper’s advocating the name “Redskins” be stripped from the city’s NFL team ...
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Networks: Ferguson 'Relieved' By Eric Holder's Visit; 'A Step Towards Transparency'

Between Wednesday's evening newscasts and Thursday's morning shows, NBC, CBS, and ABC all praised Attorney General Eric Holder's visit to Ferguson, Missouri. On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, ...
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ABC and NBC Fail to Cite Hamas Official Admitting to Group’s Kidnapping and Murder of Israeli Teens in June

The morning news shows for the major broadcast networks came and went on Thursday and two of the three networks in ABC and NBC refused to mention a key revelation in the ongoing fighting between ...
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CBS Offers a Shockingly Positive Look at Women and Guns: A 'Great American Tradition'

CBS This Morning on Thursday offered something Americans rarely see on network television: A thoroughly positive look at guns and the affinity women have for shooting. Reporter Jan Crawford told ...
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Ed Schultz Examines Why Heartless Republicans 'Claim to be Christians' But Are 'Mean' to the Poor

Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz on Wednesday examined a viewer question as to why heartless Republicans "claim to be Christians" while, at the same time, being "mean" to the poor. The Ed Show host ...
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Networks Refuse to Mention Latest Fast and Furious Development

On Wednesday night, the major broadcast networks ignored the latest news from the Fast and Furious scandal as a federal judge ruled that the Department of Justice (DOJ) must turn over a list of ...
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O’Reilly Blasts Sharpton on Ferguson, a ‘Charlatan’ Who ‘Only Cares About His Own Self-Aggrandizement’

On Wednesday evening, Bill O’Reilly returned from his vacation to anchor his Fox News Channel (FNC) program live to discuss the situation in Ferguson, Missouri. In an eight-minute-long “Talking ...
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