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CBS Touts Archie Taking Bullet For Gay Friend; Inadvertently Reveals Publisher's Flip-Flop

Anthony Mason spotlighted the death of comic book character Archie Andrews on Wednesday's CBS Evening News, and pointed out that "it all ends...when an adult Archie takes a bullet aimed by a ...
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NBC's Lauer Frets: Is Army 'Succumbing to Public Pressure' By Investigating Bergdahl's Desertion?

In an interview with Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's attorney on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer worried that the former Taliban captive and possible deserter was being unfairly ...
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ABC Finally Discovers Disease Danger at the Border: 'Pneumonia and Influenza'

The growing threat of pneumonia, influenza and other serious diseases at the border has not been a concern for ABC. Since June 8, the network completely ignored the potentially grave threat as ...
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CBS, NBC Refuse to Cover News DOJ to Investigate Lost IRS E-Mails; ABC Gives News Measly 22 Seconds

Both CBS This Morning and NBC’s Today chose to ignore the latest news in the IRS scandal Thursday morning that the Department of Justice (DOJ) will be investigating the disappearance and ...
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NBC Ignores Latest on Illegal Immigration Crisis, Mocks GOP Lawmaker Instead

The only coverage of the ongoing border crisis featured on Thursday's NBC Today was report focused on ridiculing a Republican state lawmaker in Arizona for mistaking a bus filled with YMCA ...
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'Big Three' Throw Cold Water on Chris Christie’s Iowa Visit: ‘A Long Way from the George Washington Bridge’

Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) visited Iowa on Wednesday to help raise money for Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA) and test the 2016 political waters, but the “big three” networks did their best to ...
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CBS Shamelessly Hypes Climate Change Will Cause More Turbulence for Airplanes

Wednesday's CBS Evening News unsurprisingly spotlighted a recent study that asserted that turbulence will become more common due to climate change during a news brief about the injuries on an ...
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Andrea Mitchell: 'How Long Can Israel Withstand This Kind of International Pressure?'

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on Wednesday followed up a story on four children who were killed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza by marveling, "How long can Israel withstand this kind of international ...
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NBC Finally Notices Latest on VA Scandal...Gives It Less Than 30 Seconds

After days of censoring any mention of the latest congressional hearings on the ongoing Veteran's Affairs scandal, Wednesday's NBC Today finally found time to report on the topic, providing two ...
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CNN’s Cuomo Lashes Out at Arizona Sheriff; Accuses Him of ‘Villainizing’ Illegal Immigrant Children

On Wednesday’s New Day on CNN, co-host Chris Cuomo invited on Pinal County, Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu and proceeded to accuse him of misinformation, “blowing” the crisis of illegal immigration ...
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