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CBS Touts Showtime's 'Groundbreaking,' 'Well-Done' New Series Hyping Climate Change

Friday's CBS This Morning set aside almost six and a half minutes of air time to promote Showtime's upcoming series about climate change, which features liberal New York Times columnist Thomas ...
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ABC Hypes IRS's Help Line Wait Times, Smaller Budget; Yawns at Criminal Referral for Lerner

On Friday's World News, ABC's David Kerley pressed I.R.S. Commissioner John Koskinen about taxpayers who are unable to "get an answer as to how much they're supposed to pay," due to long wait ...
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ABC Apologizes for Story That Connected Mozilla CEO to Hateful Westboro Baptist

ABC News Vice President Jeffrey Schneider has apologized for a story on his network that connected a CEO who supports traditional marriage to the Westboro Baptist Church and their offensive "God ...
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Networks: Kathleen Sebelius Exits on a 'Relatively High Note,' 'Decision to Leave Was Hers'

All three network morning shows on Friday highlighted the departure of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Good Morning America's Jon Karl insisted that the exit was a "chance ...
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Media: Hillary Shoe-Thrower 'Frightening'; Bush Shoe-Thrower A 'Folk Hero'

On Friday, all three network morning shows fretted over a woman throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speaking event in Las Vegas. NBC Today co-host Tamron Hall was particularly ...
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Obama Campaign Donor/Volunteer Jane Pauley Jumps to CBS News

Jane Pauley, who, while campaigning for Barack Obama in 2008, declared “I want to see the cool, steady hand of Barack Obama on that Bible on Inauguration Day,” has joined CBS News as a ...
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NBC Touts 'Rarefied Air' of Summit Where Democratic Presidents Spew Left-Wing Talking Points

Promoting the civil rights summit being held at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library on Thursday, NBC Today co-host Savannah Guthrie turned to "NBC special anchor" and full-time liberal ...
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Chris Matthews on Jimmy Carter's Failure to Cheer Hillary in 2016: A 'Sin of Omission'

Chris Matthews did his best on Wednesday to get Jimmy Carter to fulsomely endorse Hillary Clinton for president in 2016, but just couldn't quite get a satisfying answer. In an interview on ...
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CBS Replaces One Liberal Comic (Letterman) with Another (Colbert)

Thursday morning, CBS officially announced that Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert will be replacing David Letterman when he leaves the Late Show hosting chair in 2015. The move guarantees that ...
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CBS Hypes Eric Holder 'Lashing Out' at GOP's 'Ugly' 'Culture'

CBS This Morning co-anchor Charlie Rose on Thursday uncritically hyped an attack by Eric Holder that implied racism as the motive for Republican opposition to him and Barack Obama. Before playing ...
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