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NBC’s Williams Pushes White House Narrative on Obama Vacation: ‘It’s a Working Vacation’

In the wake of the recent surge of violence in northern Iraq, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams did his best to push the White House line that President Obama’s summer vacation was ...
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Big Three Networks Avoid Calling ISIS 'Terrorists;' Label Them 'Rebels' and 'Militants'

The Big Three networks steered clear of labeling the Islamist group ISIS "terrorists" on their evening newscasts on Friday. Instead, ABC's World News and CBS Evening News labeled the genocidal ...
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'Nightly News' Teases 'Tonight Show' Appearance; Still Ignores NBC Poll Showing Obama Approval in the Tank

For the second consecutive night, Wednesday night’s NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams continued its refusal to cover the findings in the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll in which ...
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NBC Ignores Own Poll Showing 54 Percent of Americans Disapprove of Obama Job Performance

On Tuesday, the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found that President Obama’s popularity reached its lowest point since first taking office in 2009. Overall, 54 percent of Americans ...
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Plenty of Praise for July Jobs Report from Networks

Released on Friday morning, the latest jobs report from the Labor Department touted a net growth of 209,000 jobs in July. On Friday evening, the report was promoted on all three of the major ...
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Nets Declare Israeli Response to Captured Solider ‘Furious,’ ‘Pounding’; Tout Palestinians Praising the Kidnapping

On Friday night, the major broadcast networks all covered the latest developments in the conflict between the Israelis and Hamas as a three-day cease-fire collapsed after an Israeli solider was ...
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Networks That Ignored Bad GDP News, Eagerly Cover ‘Good News’

ABC, NBC skipped first quarter drop and downward revisions, but happy to report growth.
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Brian Williams Fails to Mention Star of NBC's Upcoming Peter Pan Telecast is His Own Daughter

On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams left out a key detail from his news brief about his network's upcoming live production of Peter Pan. Williams noted that "Allison Williams will play ...
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ABC Ignores Lois Lerner E-Mails Slamming Conservative 'Crazies;' CBS and NBC Notice

ABC's World News stood out as the sole Big Three evening newscast on Wednesday to not cover the release of Lois Lerner's e-mails, where the former top IRS official slammed conservatives as ...
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ABC, CBS Skip Over Criticism of John Kerry’s Middle East Trip, NBC Provides Cover

On Tuesday, July 29, NBC Nightly News was the only network evening newscast to highlight criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry following his inability to broker a cease-fire between ...
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