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NBC Blames Bush for 'Broken System' of Education, No Mention of Obama

Introducing a story on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer touted the Washington Post publishing the resignation letter of Massachusetts kindergarten teacher Suzi Sluyter, who decided to ...
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Foreign Media, Fox News Cover British Prenatal Incineration Scandal; Other Media Out to Lunch

On Monday, The UK's Daily Telegraph spotlighted the scoop of another British media outlet, Channel 4, which discovered the beyond abhorrent practice of 10 NHS hospitals incinerating over 15,000 ...
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MSNBC Devotes 16 Minutes of Coverage to 'Indefensible, ' 'Racist' Redskins 'Slur'

With all the important things going on in the world, MSNBC on Tuesday chose to devote 16 minutes of coverage over four shows to the "indefensible," "racist" "slur" that is the Washington Redskins ...
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Networks Parrot White House Spin That Latest ObamaCare Delay Due to 'Surge in Demand'

On Wednesday, all three network morning shows repeated the White House line that the reason for delaying the March 31 ObamaCare enrollment deadline was due to a last-minute "surge" of people ...
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Washington Examiner’s ‘Mainstream Media Scream’ with the MRC’s Assessment

New on March 24: Co-hosts of NBC’s Today express surprise that Fortune magazine’s new list of the 50 greatest leaders didn’t include President Obama.
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Networks Hype Obama 'Talking Tough' to Russia, But Only ABC Presses Him on the Matter

While on Tuesday evening the networks hyped President Obama "talking tough" to Russia and "belittling" them, only ABC pressed him on whether he was wrong about Russia during the 2012 campaign. ...
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Andrea Mitchell Slams Hobby Lobby: 'What Right Do They Have to Interfere With Medical Decisions by Women?'

On her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Tuesday, host Andrea Mitchell interrogated attorney Mark Rienzi for representing Hobby Lobby in the Supreme Court case against the ObamaCare contraception ...
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MSNBC's Ronan Farrow: GOP Senator Is a 'Hero' for Refusing to Back Fellow Republican

It's not often that the hosts of MSNBC trumpet an elected Republican as a "hero." But liberal anchor Ronan Farrow did exactly that on Tuesday as he praised Senator Mark Kirk's insistence that he ...
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MSNBC's Anti-Catholicism: Reid Warns of 'Catholic Justices...Asserting Their Religion'

On Tuesday, Hot Air's Ed Morrissey correctly pointed out Joy Reid's implicit anti-Catholicism during the commentary segment that closed her MSNBC program on Monday. Reid zeroed in on the Supreme ...
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Ed Schultz Finally Apologizes for His Bogus ObamaCare Prediction, Lashes Out at Wash Post

Liberal anchor Ed Schultz on Monday finally admitted that his ObamaCare prediction from last December was wrong. On December 11, 2013, the Ed Show host prognosticated, "[ObamaCare enrollment is] ...
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