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CBS on 'Plunder-Woman' Margaret Thatcher: 'Contentious'; 'Reviled and Revered'; 'Bullying Style'
4/8/2013 12:27 PM ET
Monday's CBS This Morning played up the domestic critics of Margaret Thatcher as they covered the breaking news of her death. Mark Phillips, reporting from London, spotlighted how Thatcher was ...
Networks Ignore Obama's False Claim About 'Fully-Automatic Weapon' Used at Newtown
4/6/2013 1:06 PM ET
The Big Three networks' Friday morning newscasts all highlighted the "backlash" over President Obama's "best-looking attorney general in the country" compliment of California's Kamala Harris. But ...
Big Three Spotlight 'Backlash' Over President Obama's Compliment; Omit First Lady's 'Single Mother' Gaffe
4/5/2013 3:53 PM ET
ABC, CBS, and NBC's Friday morning shows all devoted air time to President Obama labeling California Attorney General Kamala Harris "the best-looking attorney general in the country" at a ...
CBS Asserts Biden's Gaffes Are 'Almost Endearing' to Voters
4/3/2013 12:51 PM ET
On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Jan Crawford played up how voters supposedly find Vice President Joe Biden's "gaffes almost endearing", as she reported on the potential face-off between President ...
CBS Trumpets Caroline Kennedy as 'Representative of the Best In American Culture'
4/2/2013 2:58 PM ET
CBS again paid homage to Caroline Kennedy on Tuesday's CBS This Morning as they hyped her possible nomination to be the next ambassador of Japan. During her report, Jan Crawford featured liberal ...
Peggy Noonan Interrupts Blackout as Networks Continue to Ignore Abortionist's Trial
4/1/2013 4:08 PM ET
The Big Three networks' morning and evening newscasts still haven't covered the murder trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell as of Monday morning. ABC, CBS, and NBC have maintained their coverage blackout ...
ABC's Stephanopoulos Hypes 'Net Benefit for the Treasury From Gay Marriage'
3/28/2013 8:52 PM ET
On Thursday, George Stephanopoulos touted how legalizing same-sex "marriage" would supposedly bring in additional revenue into the federal government's coffers. The former Clinton administration ...
CBS Boosts Anti-Prop 8 Attorney; No Air Time for Supporters
3/27/2013 1:32 PM ET
Wednesday's CBS This Morning turned exclusively to David Boies, one of the main attorneys who argued against California's Proposition 8 at the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The morning newscast failed ...
NPR Touts Tax Savings for Same-Sex Couples If DOMA is Struck Down
3/26/2013 6:17 PM ET
On Tuesday's Morning Edition, NPR's Carrie Johnson played up the positive financial impact for same-sex couples if the Supreme Court strikes down the Defense of Marriage Act. All of Johnson's ...
ABC Continues Blackout on Obama's Gun Control Setback; CBS, NBC Minimize Coverage
3/21/2013 2:48 PM ET
ABC continued ignoring Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's move on Tuesday to drop a proposed federal ban on so-called assault weapons. Neither Wednesday's World News nor Thursday's Good Morning ...
Big Three Networks Punt on Covering Pennsylvania Abortionist's Murder Trial
3/20/2013 4:00 PM ET
ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, which began on Monday. Gosnell is charged with murdering seven babies who were born after ...
CBS Ballyhoos 'Stark Contrast' Between 'Conservative' Pope and 'Pro-Choice' Pelosi
3/19/2013 2:58 PM ET
Allen Pizzey readily identified Pope Francis as a "conservative" on Tuesday's CBS This Morning, but failed to give an equivalent ideological label to Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Nancy ...
ABC Touts 'Staunch Traditionalist' Pope Francis; CBS Highlights Persecution of Chinese Catholics
3/15/2013 5:34 PM ET
On Thursday's World News, ABC News correspondent Terry Moran acted like it was a big surprise that newly-elected Pope Francis stands by the Catholic Church's teachings on sexuality: "Now, as the ...
CBS Hypes 'Staunch Conservative' Pope Francis; Rose Hounds Dolan on Women's Ordination
3/14/2013 2:31 PM ET
In the midst of generally positive coverage, CBS played up newly-elected Pope Francis' "conservative" views on issues like abortion, same-sex "marriage", and birth control. On Thursday's CBS This ...
CBS Goes Out of Its Way to Find the Radical Feminists in St. Peter's Square
3/13/2013 6:58 PM ET
During CBS's special coverage of the papal election on Wednesday, correspondent Mark Phillips singled out two dissenters from Catholic tradition in the middle of crowd of hundreds of thousands in ...
CBS Fawns Over Caroline Kennedy; Rose Wonders If She Will Run for President
3/8/2013 6:06 PM ET
Charlie Rose, Norah O'Donnell, and Gayle King gushed over Caroline Kennedy on Friday's CBS This Morning. O'Donnell asked Kennedy is she supported a potential Hillary Clinton presidential run in ...
CBS, NBC Hype 'The Most Restrictive Abortion Law in the Country'
3/7/2013 4:51 PM ET
On Wednesday and Thursday, two of the Big Three networks ballyhooed how the Arkansas state legislature overrode Governor Mike Beebe's veto of a pro-life bill that outlaws abortion once the unborn ...
AP Pays Tribute to 'Master Communicator' and 'Fine Baseball Player' Hugo Chavez
3/5/2013 8:30 PM ET
Frank Bajak of the AP lionized Venezuelan autocrat and "fighter" Hugo Chavez minutes after his death on Tuesday, playing up in the second sentence of his item how the "former paratroop commander ...
No Social Conservatives on CBS's List of 'Eye-Opening Women'
3/4/2013 4:26 PM ET
On Monday, CBS This Morning launched a week-long set of interviews for Women's History Month, but the majority of the women they picked for their list of "Eye Opening Women" are dedicated ...
CBS Spotlights Arne Duncan's 'Exaggeration' on Sequester Effects; ABC and NBC Punt
2/28/2013 6:18 PM ET
Thursday's CBS This Morning stood out as the only Big Three network morning newscast to zero in on Education Secretary Arne Duncan's false assertion about the sequester – that "there are, ...
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