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NBC and CBS Declare Michelle Obama's China Trip 'Not Political'; Ignore Press Being Banned

On Thursday, NBC's Today and CBS This Morning dutifully parroted the White House line that First Lady Michelle Obama's trip to China was "not political" but ignored the fact that the press ...
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ABC Touts Skater Johnny Weir's 'Amazing Style and Eye-Catching Outfits' In Gay-Divorce Story

Michael Rothman hyped Johnny Weir "amazing style and eye-catching outfits" in a Thursday item for ABCNews.com about the openly-homosexual figure skater's "split from his husband." Rothman labeled ...
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NBC: Obama 'Takes a Break from World Affairs' to Fill Out March Madness Brackets

During a report on Thursday's NBC Today about the impact of NCAA March Madness office pools on worker productivity, correspondent Kerry Sanders casually touted: "March Madness, an American ...
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CBS Boosts White House's Final Push for ObamaCare Before March 31 Deadline

Bill Plante acted as a stenographer for the Obama administration on Thursday's CBS This Morning, as he spotlighted the "multi-tiered state and national effort to get young people enrolled" in ...
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NBC's 'Today' Finds It 'Surprising' Obama Not On List of Greatest Leaders

On Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie touted an exclusive preview of Fortune magazine's list of the world's 50 greatest leaders and wondered about one name that was absent from the ...
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'New Yorker' Editor: Bush 'Foolishly' Going Into Iraq Gave Putin 'Justification' to Invade Ukraine

Appearing on NBC's Late Night on Tuesday – aired early Wednesday morning – New Yorker editor and former Washington Post Moscow correspondent David Remnick defended Barack Obama's poor handling ...
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Roland Martin: 'Hypocritical' Americans Should 'Shut the Hell Up' About Crimea Invasion

Former liberal CNN contributor Roland Martin launched a left-wing tirade on his TV One news program on Wednesday, News One Now, aimed mainly at conservative opponents of President Barack Obama's ...
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Journalist Barbara Walters Is 'Honored to Meet' Anita Hill, Her 'Heroine'

Supposedly neutral journalist Barbara Walters dropped all pretense of objectivity on Wednesday, praising guest Anita Hill as her "heroine." The View co-host gushed over how "honored" she was to ...
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RNC Chair Slaps Down Chuck Todd's Attempt to Manufacture GOP Controversy

Interviewing Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on MSNBC's Daily Rundown on Wednesday, host and NBC political director Chuck Todd desperately tried to paint the GOP as ...
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CBS and ABC Fawn Over President's NCAA Picks: 'Barackatology'

Network journalists on Wednesday fawned over the fact that Barack Obama is again making NCAA basketball picks. On ABC, Good Morning America's Josh Elliott touted, "And finally, the ...
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