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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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‘Big Three’ Networks Ignore Supreme Court Ruling on EPA’s Emissions Regulations

On Monday, June 23, the Supreme Court ruled that while the Environmental Protection Agency has the authority to mandate emissions controls on power-plants, it went too far in claiming the power to ...
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Lois Lerner's Hard Drive Destroyed; Big Three Evening Newscasts Ignore

The Big Three broadcast networks on June 19 all ignored news of how Lois Lerner's crashed hard drive was destroyed by the IRS, even as they had time for Harrison Ford's broken leg (NBC), a new ...
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CBS Champions Elizabeth Warren's New Student Loan Bill; Ignores Plan to Raise Taxes

Tuesday's CBS Evening News ran a mushy feature on Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren's liberal plan to let Americans refinance their student loans by hiking taxes on the wealthy. Anchor Scott ...
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ABC, NBC Ignore Shocking Economic Slowdown

Latest GDP announcement unmentioned by two networks while CBS downplays weak growth.
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Obamacare Stories Ignore Taxes, Penalties 88 Percent of the Time

Even in tax season, Obamacare-related taxes barely mentioned by evening news shows.
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NBC Won't Label Retiring Waxman a 'Liberal,' But CBS Does

On Thursday evening's newscasts, both CBS and NBC announced the retirement of Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) but only CBS labeled him a liberal. ABC ignored the news. "Democrat Henry Waxman in ...
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Networks Ignore GOP Response to SOTU, But Publicize GOP Congressman Threatening a Reporter

On Wednesday evening's newscasts, the networks all hyped GOP congressman Michael Grimm (N.Y.) threatening a reporter after Tuesday's State of the Union address while skipping the Republican ...
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Analysis: Networks Wait Till after Shutdown Vote to Cover ObamaCare’s Many Flaws

GOP blamed health plan for budget fight, but ABC, CBS and NBC cover problems 4 times more after Republicans cave.
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CBS, ABC Positive About Economy Nearly 2-to-1; Fed Disagrees

Two networks focus on good news ahead of Federal Reserve downgraded growth forecast.
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