Bias by Omission

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Networks Yawn at Second Benghazi Hearing; Find Time for Royal Twins in Monaco, Slovakian Lake Instead

The House Select Committee on Benghazi that is looking into the 2012 terror attacks in Libya held another hearing on Wednesday and focused on the lack of sufficient security that was in place in ...
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CNN Spends 26 Seconds on Bridgegate Report Clearing Christie; Devoted 8.5 hours on First Day of Allegations

Back in January, when the Bridgegate scandal surfaced, CNN offered wall-to-wall coverage totaling just over eight hours and 35 minutes of coverage on its first full day and featured the Republican ...
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Networks Skip Former HHS Secretary Sebelius Suggesting ‘Financial Literacy’ of Americans Is ‘Very Low’

In an interview with USA Today published on its website Tuesday, former Obama administration Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius tried to distance herself from the numerous ...
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ABC Still Ignores Obama Donor/Former Soap Opera Producer Being Named Ambassador to Hungary

On Wednesday night, ABC became the only major broadcast network to not have covered the controversy over President Obama’s choice to name former soap opera producer and Obama reelection campaign ...
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ABC's WNT Omits Jonathan Karl Grilling Earnest Over Soap Opera Producer’s Credentials for Ambassadorship

On Monday, ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl grilled White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on what exactly did Obama campaign donor and former soap opera producer Colleen ...
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CBS and NBC Ignore Police Investigating Inflammatory Comments From Michael Brown’s Stepfather

Major broadcast networks CBS and NBC failed to cover the news that police in Missouri are looking into inflammatory comments made by Michael Brown’s stepfather in the aftermath of a grand jury’s ...
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Farrakhan Praises Ferguson Violence and ‘Law of Retaliation’; Networks Fail to Cover

During a speech in Baltimore on Saturday, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan justified the violence that took place in Ferguson, Missouri in the aftermath of the grand jury decision and called ...
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Networks Dodge Senate Democrat Saying the Timing of ObamaCare’s Passage Was a Mistake

In speech at the National Press Club on Tuesday, New York’s senior Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer expressed regret over how Democrats handled their large majorities following the 2008 election ...
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ABC, NBC, Telemundo, Univison Ignore News 30K Lost Lois Lerner Emails Have Been Recovered

On Friday afternoon, it became known that as many as 30,000 emails belonging to former IRS official Lois Lerner that were thought to be lost have been recovered. When it came to reporting this ...
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ABC, NBC Omit Mention of Vulnerable Democrat Landrieu in Failed Keystone Senate Vote

While all three major broadcast networks covered the failed vote in the U.S. Senate to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline on Tuesday night, ABC and NBC neglected to mention that political ...
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