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U.S. Spokesman for Iraqi-Christians on MSNBC: ISIS Carrying Out ‘A Full-Blown Genocide’

On Tuesday morning, MSNBC and Telemundo anchor Jose Diaz-Balart brought a guest on his MSNBC show to discuss the targeted killing and persecution of Christians in Iraq at the hands of the ...
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ABC and NBC Ignore Heartbreaking Video of Iraqis Desperately Escaping ISIS Terror

Only CBS This Morning on Tuesday bothered to cover the heartbreaking video of Iraqi refugees rushing a helicopter in a desperate attempt to escape the violence of the terrorist group ISIS. NBC's ...
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NBC’s Williams Pushes White House Narrative on Obama Vacation: ‘It’s a Working Vacation’

In the wake of the recent surge of violence in northern Iraq, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams did his best to push the White House line that President Obama’s summer vacation was ...
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New 'View' Host Rosie O’Donnell Just Doubled Down on Her 9/11 Truther Conspiracy Beliefs

Rosie O’Donnell, the past and future co-host of The View, on Friday reaffirmed her support of the 9/11 truther conspiracy theory. When asked by this writer if she continues to reject the idea that ...
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NBC’s Today, Nightly News Ignore Clinton's Criticism of Obama's Foreign Policy

Any intraparty criticism of President Obama’s recent foreign policy moves regarding Iraq was nowhere to be found on NBC’s morning or evening news programs as former Secretary of State Hillary ...
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ABC and NBC Use False Talking Points to Counter Criticism of Obama's Vacation

Eager to defend President Obama from criticism of his vacation in Martha's Vineyard amid multiple international crises, both Sunday's ABC Good Morning America and Monday's NBC Today used false ...
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NBC’s Mitchell Scolds Obama Claiming U.S. Lacked Intelligence on ISIS: ‘The White House Wasn’t Listening’

Andrea Mitchell, NBC’s Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, had some surprisingly harsh words for the Obama Administration in the wake of the militant group ISIS holding thousands of religious ...
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Networks Continue to Ignore Scandal-Plagued Democratic Senator Dropping Election Bid

On Thursday, August 7, Senator John Walsh (D-Mont.) formally announced that he will not run for a full term in the Senate following revelations that he plagiarized large portions of his master’s ...
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Laugh of the Week: ‘Barack Obama Never Had Reporters Eating Out of His Hand’

Reid Cherlin, an Assistant Press Secretary during the first two years plus of the Obama administration, managed to deliver two laugh-worthy howlers in a piece for Rolling Stone posted this ...
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Big Three Networks Avoid Calling ISIS 'Terrorists;' Label Them 'Rebels' and 'Militants'

The Big Three networks steered clear of labeling the Islamist group ISIS "terrorists" on their evening newscasts on Friday. Instead, ABC's World News and CBS Evening News labeled the genocidal ...
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