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NBC Notices Dem Who 'Managed to Offend Democrats, Republicans, Gays, and Southerners All At Once'

After all three broadcast networks initially ignored offensive comments from former Democratic Montana Governor and possible 2016 presidential candidate Brian Schweitzer claiming outgoing ...
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NBC Gushes Over 'Outspoken Road Warrior' John Kerry; Touts 'Bromance' With Leonardo DiCaprio

Following a tough grilling of Secretary of State John Kerry in the first part of her interview aired on Thursday, on Friday, NBC Today co-host Savannah Guthrie revealed that the rest of her time ...
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Lois Lerner's Hard Drive Destroyed; Big Three Evening Newscasts Ignore

The Big Three broadcast networks on June 19 all ignored news of how Lois Lerner's crashed hard drive was destroyed by the IRS, even as they had time for Harrison Ford's broken leg (NBC), a new ...
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Networks Censor Coverage of Lois Lerner's Destroyed Hard Drive, Cover Car Chase on Golf Course, Kate Gosselin Instead

Thursday morning, the three networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC refused to cover the news from the previous night that the hard drive from the computer belonging to former IRS official Lois Lerner was ...
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All Three Networks Skip Possible 2016 Dem Candidate's 'Gaydar' Gaffe

All three networks on Wednesday morning skipped a "gaydar" gaffe by a possible 2016 Democratic presidential candidate. Only CBS This Morning covered former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer's ...
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NBC Hails Redskins Trademark Being Revoked As 'A Victory for Native Americans'

At the top of Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams seized on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office revoking the trademark of the Washington Redskins as part of the liberal ...
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Poll Shows Public Confidence in News Media Sinking to Record Low

In its annual survey of the public's faith in 17 key institutions, TV news has fallen to a new low, with only the U.S. Congress ranking below it in terms of public esteem. Just 18 percent of ...
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Blackout: 400 Days Since ABC's 'Nightline' Covered IRS Scandal

As of June 19, 2014, it's been 400 days since Nightline, the once-serious news program, has covered the growing scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of Tea Party ...
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NBC's Guthrie Grills John Kerry: Aren't 'Chickens Coming Home to Roost' in Iraq After Obama's Inaction?

In a remarkably tough interview with Secretary of State John Kerry aired on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie interrogated the nation's top diplomat on the Obama administration's ...
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NBC/WSJ Poll: 54 Percent Say Obama 'Can't Lead, Get the Job Done'; Nightly News Skips Damning Stat

Fifty-four percent of respondents in a brand new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll believe that President Obama "can't lead, get the job done," contrasted with 42 percent who say he can. What's ...
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