Bias by Omission

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PBS’s Ifill Fails to Ask Geithner About Admission That WH Asked Him to Lie on TV

On Thursday evening, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner appeared on the PBS NewsHour to discuss his new memoir. Not only did the taxpayer-subsidized anchor Gwen Ifill gently press ...
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IRS Delays New Rules That Regulate Nonprofit Groups Like the Tea Party, ABC and NBC Spike News

The major news, announced on Thursday, that the IRS is going back to the drawing board on proposed rules that would’ve regulated political activity for groups like the Tea Party was ignored by ...
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House Sends Subpoena to Eric Holder on IRS Scandal, Big Three Nets Refuse to Report

Frustrated by the Justice Department’s stonewalling of its IRS scandal investigation, the House Oversight Committee, on Tuesday, sent a subpeona to Attorney General Eric Holder but you ...
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Networks Censor Bombshell Documents Showing Top Democrat Pressed IRS to Target Conservatives

On Wednesday Judicial Watch released new documents that showed “extensive pressure on the IRS by Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) to shut down conservative leaning organizations.” The documents also ...
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On The Kelly File: Donate to a Non-Profit Conservative Group and Your Odds of Being Audited Go Up Tenfold

On Thursday’s edition of The Kelly File, host Megyn Kelly invited on attorney Cleta Mitchell, who represents groups targeted by the IRS, to talk about a new House Republican report that found ...
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Networks Spend 27 Minutes on Climate Change, Just 15 Seconds on Lois Lerner Contempt Vote

Not even a full vote by the House of Representatives to hold  Lois Lerner in contempt can shake the broadcast networks out of their slumber in covering the IRS scandal. On Wednesday the ...
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The Burying of a Scandal: TV News Hides the Facts on the IRS’s Targeting of Conservatives

After a partisan report last June absurdly suggested that progressive groups were just as likely to be scrutinized as conservative ones, ABC, CBS and NBC essentially abandoned their coverage of ...
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NBC, CBS Ignore Congressional Hearing on Benghazi; ABC Gives It Only 46 Seconds

On Thursday evening, ABC was the only broadcast network to cover the day's congressional hearing on the Benghazi attacks. Both CBS and NBC ignored the hearing. ABC only covered the story for ...
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GOP Finds Only 67% of ObamaCare Enrollees Paid First Premium; Networks Ignore

House Republicans determined that just two-thirds of ObamaCare enrollees paid their first month's premium in the federal marketplace, but the broadcast networks ignored their finding on ...
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Issa Demands Answers from Holder on DOJ’s Role in IRS Scandal, Networks Do Nothing

On Wednesday Darrell Issa demanded Attorney General Eric Holder answer new questions about the Justice Department’s role in the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups. In a letter sent to ...
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