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Ken Burns Excuses Media Covering Up 'Distracting' 'Gotcha Things' for JFK and FDR

In an interview with Ken Burns on Sunday's web-based Meet the Press feature Press Pass, moderator Chuck Todd asked the historian and film-maker about his PBS documentary on the Roosevelts: "It's ...
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ABC and NBC Ignore Leon Panetta’s Criticism of Obama’s ISIS Strategy

Beginning Friday night, CBS began previewing an exclusive 60 Minutes interview with Leon Panetta, which aired Sunday night, where the former Secretary of Defense said he had advised President ...
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NBC Hosts Gush: Dem Senator Helping With Keg Stand 'Wins Her Votes'

The hosts on NBC's Today spent over a minute of air time on Monday applauding Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu for helping a fan tailgating at an LSU football game do a keg stand. ...
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Sunday Shows Hype Liberal Hopes: ‘Anti Anti-Tax Fever’ and GOP Mid-Term ‘Momentum Stalling’

If it’s Sunday, it’s time to advance liberal hopes. NBC’s Meet the Press with Chuck Todd and ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos both opened by plugging segments which forwarded the hope ...
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MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski Call for Equal, ‘24-hour’ Media Coverage If Christie Is Officially Cleared

On Friday morning, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski joined the Huffington Post’s Sam Stein in calling for equal news coverage if Christie is officially exonerated in numerous ...
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MSNBC: 'A Lot of Damage' to Christie 'Regardless' of Being 'Cleared' of Wrongdoing

On her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Friday, host Andrea Mitchell noted that "Chris Christie has been cleared by the federal investigators of any allegations" in the George Washington Bridge ...
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Billy Crystal Remembers the Time Robin Williams Realized Michael Dukakis Was a Loser

On Thursday’s Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, comedian Billy Crystal reminisced about Robin Williams and recounted a hilarious moment, way back in 1988, when his longtime friend and fellow ...
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Chris Matthews Assailed Christie as New Nixon, Skips Clearing

When the Bridgegate scandal engulfed Chris Christie in January, MSNBC's Chris Matthews went wild, repeatedly comparing the controversy to Watergate. On Thursday afternoon, federal officials ...
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NPR Hypes Political Fallout from "Bridgegate" Scandal, Ignores Christie Innocence

Talk about tone deaf at National Public Radio. On Thursday’s All Things Considered, NPR reporter Don Gonyea ran a segment on Governor Chris Christie (R-N.J.) traveling to New Hampshire to campaign ...
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NBC Reveals Latest Poll on Scandal-Plagued Administration...Of the NFL

On Friday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer brought on political director and Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd to discuss the latest NBC News/Marist poll on a major American institution being ...
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