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Barbara Walters Tells David Koch ‘You’re Not Well Liked’

On Sunday, ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos previewed Barbara Walters’ upcoming “Most Fascinating People” special set to air on Sunday night by playing a clip from Walters’ interview ...
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Ferguson Protesters Dominate CBS's 'Young Adults' Panel on Race

CBS Evening News's liberal bias was blatant on Friday, as their "young adults" panel discussing the issue of "the excessive use of force by police – especially against minorities" was made up ...
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CBS, NBC Tout Hill Staffers' 'Powerful' Protest; Omit 'False Narrative' of 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot'

Friday's CBS This Morning and NBC's Today both spotlighted the walk-out protest on Thursday of a group of congressional staffers, who gave the "hands up, don't shoot" gesture of the groups ...
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NBC Laments 'Ugly Compromise' On Budget; CBS Frets GOP 'Christmas Presents' In Bill

On Friday, NBC's Today and CBS This Morning sympathized with left-wing Democrats upset by portions of a budget deal passed in the House Thursday night. On Today, correspondent Kelly O'Donnell ...
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Barbara Walters Still Loves 'Charismatic' Commie Castro

Twelve years after interviewing communist leader Fidel Castro, Barbara Walters is still mesmerized by the "charismatic" dictator. But she is not a fan of the "constipated" Richard Nixon. The ...
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NBC Touts China Slamming U.S. 'Hypocrisy' on 'Torture'; Ignores Crackdown on Hong Kong Protests

Wrapping up a report on Friday's NBC Today about CIA Director John Brennan reacting to the Senate Democrats' "torture report," chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell highlighted: "The ...
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NBC Hails Elizabeth Warren ‘the Liberal Wing’s Newest Star’; Blasted Cruz Over 2013 Funding Fight

During Thursday’s NBC Nightly News, NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent Kelly O’Donnell heaped praise on far left Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), anointing her “the liberal wing’s ...
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CBS Continues to Ignore Emails of Racist Jokes by Sony Pictures Execs About Obama

On Thursday night, CBS continued to make no mention of the news that the hacking attack on Sony Pictures has revealed emails between co-chairwoman Amy Pascal and film producer Scott Rudin mocking ...
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ABC, NBC Yawn at Crackdown on Hong Kong Democracy Protests; CBS Offers 20 Seconds

CBS This Morning was the sole Big Three morning newscast on Thursday to report that the police in Hong Kong cleared out the main camp of pro-democracy protestors in the former British colony. ...
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ABC, NBC Skip Poll Finding Massive Support for the Second Amendment

In January of 2013, in the wake of the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting, the networks aggressively pushed gun control and compared the struggle for new restrictions to the battle against the ...
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