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ABC, CBS and NBC All Refuse to Identify Indicted Nagin as Democrat

All three broadcast network evening newscasts on Friday night ran short items on the federal corruption indictments against the bumbling former Mayor of New Orleans, Ray Nagin, but skipped his ...
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NBC Cheers Obama 'Fighting Back' With 'Emotional Plea' for Gun Restrictions

At the top of Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams enthusiastically touted President Obama playing offense on gun regulations: "Fighting back. President Obama is out with his plan ...
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NBC's Williams Inaugurates 'Post-Newtown Era' of Gun Restrictions

For three consecutive nights on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams proclaimed the country to now be in the "post-Newtown era," as he and reporters ...
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ABC Hypes High Temperatures in U.S. to Push for Climate Change 'Action,' NBC Misrepresents Data

All three evening newscasts on Tuesday hyped a report that 2012 was the hottest on record for the United States. NBC actually mislead viewers into thinking the data relates to the entire planet ...
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Networks Trumpeted Obama's Pledge to Veto Backtracking on Spending Cuts, Now Ignore President's Flip-Flop

Over 13 months ago, the NBC, CBS and ABC newscasts touted Barack Obama as a tough talker who wouldn't back down on threatened spending cuts. Now, that he's backed down, the same networks have ...
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ABC and CBS Skip News of Tim Scott’s Historic Senate Appointment [UPDATED, ABC Spiked in Morning]

[UPDATE, Dec 19: On Tuesday morning, ABC’s Good Morning America spiked the news of Scott’s appointment, yet had time for far more frivolous matters, while CBS This Morning and NBC’s Today ...
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NBC Applauds 'Powerful Quote': 'Easier to Get Assault Rifle in U.S. Than Mental Health Care'

During a segment on Monday's NBC Nightly News supposedly devoted to tackling the issue of mental health in the wake of the Newtown school shooting, NBC chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman ...
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NBC Hypes 'Prominent Voices' Backing Gun Control, Including 'Influential Republican' Joe Scarborough

On Monday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams was eager to seize on any perceived momentum for greater gun control in the wake of Friday's school shooting: "The President said he would ...
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NBC's Williams to Rice: 'Were You Set Up? Were You a Victim of Circumstance?'

In an exclusive interview on Thursday's NBC Rock Center with U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice following her withdrawal of her name to be secretary of state, host Brian Williams worked to portray her ...
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NBC Hoping Supreme Court Hands Down 'Roe v. Wade of Gay Rights'

Reporting on the Supreme Court taking up the issue of gay marriage for the first time, on Friday's NBC Nightly News, justice correspondent Pete Williams proclaimed: "The fact that the Court has ...
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