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CNN: 'Slow News Cycle' Led to Media Hype About 'Cyber-Bullying' GOP Staffer

On Monday's At This Hour, CNN's Brian Stelter brushed aside a regular conservative critique about the media – that the press has a double standard about covering controversial remarks from ...
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Networks Obsess Over GOP Staffer 'Cyber Bullying' Obama Daughters

Between Sunday and Monday, all three broadcast networks devoted full reports to a Republican congressional staffer criticizing the Obama daughters on her personal Facebook page. On ABC's Good ...
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NPR's Cokie Roberts Ponders How GOP Could Shut Down the Government

On December 11, the continuing resolution currently funding the federal government will expire and that seemed like the perfect opportunity for the folks at National Public Radio to speculate ...
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Yawn: ABC and NBC Ignore Latest ObamaCare Stumble

ObamaCare has yet another problem, but one wouldn't know it from the networks. ABC and NBC on Monday ignored a new Washington Post report finding that small businesses are not embracing the ...
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Ed Show: Wilson 'Crafted Answers'; FNC, Tea Party Want Him for Congress, Appear on DWTS

During his MSNBC show on Wednesday night, Ed Schultz and guest Mike Papantonio devoted five minutes to promoting, among other things, their beliefs that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson ...
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Networks Dodge Senate Democrat Saying the Timing of ObamaCare’s Passage Was a Mistake

In speech at the National Press Club on Tuesday, New York’s senior Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer expressed regret over how Democrats handled their large majorities following the 2008 election ...
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CBS Wishes Viewers a 'Merry Marijuana' and a 'Happy Cannabis!'

Someone at CBS News is obsessed with pot. This Morning on Wednesday again touted the wonder of legalized marijuana in Colorado. Co-host Jeff Glor enthused, "...Shoppers are already hearing about ...
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ABC and NBC Ignore Latest EPA Regulations On Businesses

On Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency is set to issue new regulations on ozone emissions by factories which could cost the U.S. economy billions of dollars in lost economic ...
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CBS and NBC Promote ObamaCare Regulation on Publicly Displaying Calorie Counts

During their Tuesday evening newscasts, CBS and NBC squeezed in a few moments each to promote the newest health-related regulation set to affect Americans under ObamaCare next year in the form of ...
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CBS Uses Ferguson to Lament Burdens on Obama Regarding Race Relations

The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley used the conclusion of its Tuesday night broadcast to lament and highlight the instances in which President Barack Obama has commented on the issue of race ...
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