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MSNBC Guests Deny 'Deep' Anti-Semitism in Middle East; Claim Only 'White Conservatives' Back Israel

Dean Obeidallah injected race into the debate inside the U.S. over the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry program on Saturday: "You saw a poll last week, young people 18 ...
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CBS's Gayle King: Unless Illegal Immigrants Are Doing Something 'Illegal,' Leave Them Alone

According to CBS This Morning host Gayle King on Monday, unless an illegal alien is doing something "illegal," Americans should leave him or her alone. Mike Hogan from Vanity Fair appeared on the ...
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Networks Hype Israel 'Under Growing Pressure': U.S. 'Appalled' By 'Disgraceful' Shelling

All three network morning shows on Monday eagerly touted the Obama administration denouncing Israel after an attack on Hamas targets in Gaza led to civilian deaths. On NBC's Today, ...
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From 2009 to 2014, Networks Have Saluted Obama on His Special Day: 'Happy Birthday, Mr. President'

From 2009 to 2014, every year of Barack Obama's presidency, the networks have observed his birthday, often wishing him a special day. A graphic for CBS This Morning on Monday touted, "Happy ...
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ABC and NBC Join CNN in Ignoring Scandal Involving NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

On Monday morning, broadcast networks ABC and NBC and cable news outlet CNN continued their blackout of the investigation into New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) and his shuttering of his own ...
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GMA Hosts Thrilled By Pope's 'Fantastic' Call Not to Proselytize, Ignore Context

On Monday's Good Morning America, hosts Dan Harris and Amy Robach seized on Pope Francis advising against proselytization in a Sunday interview with Argentinian magazine Viva. Harris observed: ...
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Meet the Press Wonders If Israel Will ‘Achieve Military Victory, But Lose The Battle of Wider Public Opinion’

On Sunday, August 3, NBC’s Meet the Press showed that the liberal media’s anti-Israel bias was in full force. Moderator David Gregory introduced a taped segment with Andrea ...
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New Yorker Editor David Remnick Whines Obama ‘Has Been Stifled at Every Angle’

During an appearance on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, New Yorker magazine editor David Remnick complained that an intractable Congress has made it impossible for ...
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Plenty of Praise for July Jobs Report from Networks

Released on Friday morning, the latest jobs report from the Labor Department touted a net growth of 209,000 jobs in July. On Friday evening, the report was promoted on all three of the major ...
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Nets Declare Israeli Response to Captured Solider ‘Furious,’ ‘Pounding’; Tout Palestinians Praising the Kidnapping

On Friday night, the major broadcast networks all covered the latest developments in the conflict between the Israelis and Hamas as a three-day cease-fire collapsed after an Israeli solider was ...
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