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Only CBS Mentions 'Emerging Genocide' In Iraq, NBC and ABC Ignore

On Monday night, only the CBS Evening News covered what anchor Scott Pelley described as an "emerging genocide" in Iraq. In a 48-second news brief, Pelley reported: "The Islamic army known as ...
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Ed Schultz, Who Sneered at 'Bastard,' 'Slut' Conservatives, Now Decries 'Vile' Glenn Beck

Considering that Ed Schultz has been forced to apologize for calling Laura Ingraham a "slut" and for deceptively editing Rick Perry, one might think he would accept the apology of others who ...
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New Yorker Editor: Pro-Putin Anchors Are Russian Versions of Glenn Beck

David Remnick, on Tuesday’s Charlie Rose show, actually compared state-controlled Russian TV anchors to Glenn Beck. The editor of the New Yorker magazine told the PBS host that Vladimir Putin ...
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NBC's Guthrie Tougher on Ohio Band Director Than Obama Advisor Susan Rice

On Tuesday's Today, Savannah Guthrie had an exclusive interview with Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice, but rather than grill the controversial administration official on a variety of ...
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Jon Stewart Invokes KKK to Condemn House Border Bill

On Monday night, Daily Show host Jon Stewart took his anti-GOP rhetoric to a new low when he invoked the Ku Klux Klan as a way of mocking House Republicans over the border crisis. During ...
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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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