Bias by Omission

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ABC, CBS Won’t Explicitly Cite Hamas for Ending Cease-Fire; Labeled Merely ‘Militants’ Instead

During Friday morning’s coverage of the 72-hour cease-fire ending in Gaza, ABC and CBS refused to explicitly acknowledge Hamas as the party responsible for ending the cease-fire with Israel. ...
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Networks Refuse to Report Latest IRS Scandal Revelations

The saga of Lois Lerner’s missing emails took a bunch of twists and turns this past week, but you wouldn’t know that if you only got your news from the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks. On July ...
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The Border Crisis Stories the Networks Aren't Telling You About

Government officials restricting reporter access to illegal immigrants at detention centers. Border patrol agents being infected with diseases “not seen in decades.” The general in charge of the ...
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89 Percent of Network Stories Omit Obama's Role in Causing Border Crisis

While all three networks played clips of Barack Obama on Monday blaming the GOP for the border crisis, they have been reluctant to cite the President’s own failure to enforce immigration laws ...
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Networks Let Obama Escape Blame for Yet Another Crisis of His Making

Since coverage began on June 8 the Big Three networks have done their best to avoid blaming Obama for scores of unaccompanied children illegally crossing the U.S. border. From June 8 through June ...
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IRS Claims to Have Lost Over Two Years of Lois Lerner's Emails, Will Networks Report?

Apparently two years of Lois Lerner’s emails have been lost, according to the IRS. The disappearance of the emails caused House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp to blast: “The fact ...
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Lois Lerner Sent Confidential Taxpayer Info to FBI Right Before 2010 Midterms, Networks Ignore

On Monday the House Oversight Committee investigating the IRS targeting scandal released new e-mails that showed Lois Lerner sent a database of tax exempt organizations to the FBI, right ...
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UPDATE: Networks Refuse to Report Obama Role in Humanitarian Border Crisis

Late last week, detention centers along the U.S.-Mexican border were crushed with a new surge of unaccompanied illegal immigrant children, yet two of the Big Three networks have barely touched ...
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ABC Newscasts Don't Mention VA Scandal Over Memorial Day Weekend But Do Highlight Obama's 'Surprise Visit'

At the time when the country is remembering the ultimate sacrifice veterans have given this country, ABC’s (World News) evening and (Good Morning America) morning shows didn’t devote a second ...
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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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