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ABC, CBS Fail to Label Scandal-Tarred Jesse Jackson Jr. a Democrat

On Thursday morning, neither ABC nor CBS labeled former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. a Democrat as they reported on his 30 month jail sentence for misusing campaign funds. NBC's Today did not ...
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NBC, CBS Minimize Coverage of Jesse Jackson, Jr. Sentencing; Skip Party ID

CBS This Morning and NBC's Today couldn't be bothered to give Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s political affiliation as they devoted just 35 seconds of air time on Wednesday to his upcoming sentencing. Both ...
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ABC, CBS and NBC Morning Shows Bypass Obama's Gaffes on Jay Leno

Barack Obama delivered one gaffe after another in his August 6 interview with Jay Leno, but the networks that usually mock every mistake or slip of the tongue made by Republicans ignored the ...
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ABC Ignores Anthony Weiner's Mocking of GOP 'Grandpa' at AARP Event

ABC's Good Morning America, which first covered the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal by ignoring that the politician was a Democrat, did grow to embrace the tawdry aspects of the story. Yet, the ...
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ABC Features James Carville for Weiner Lecture, NBC Frets Over 'Damage' to Hillary

ABC and NBC on Thursday continued to fret over the implications the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal will have on Hillary Clinton. Today's Matt Lauer worried, "By association, does this do damage to ...
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Nets Minimize Filner Scandal Coverage, Won't ID Him As A Democrat

ABC and CBS both failed to point out San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's Democratic party affiliation on their Wednesday morning newscasts. Good Morning America devoted just one 17-second news brief to ...
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ABC Spins Obama's 'Grand Bargin': Why Would GOP 'Reject a Tax Cut for Corporations?'

Although most of the evening newscasts on Tuesday and morning shows on Wednesday ignored Barack Obama's plan for a "grand bargain," ABC's Good Morning America covered the latest budget move and ...
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ABC Touts the Official Word on Weiner: Bill and Hillary Clinton's 'Patience Has Run Out'

Tuesday's Good Morning America, just as NBC did on Monday, offered concern about how the Weiner scandal would impact Bill and Hillary Clinton. Reporter Linsey Davis breathlessly explained that for ...
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ABC, CBS Punt on Democratic Party ID of Mayor Caught in Sex Scandal

On Tuesday, neither ABC's Good Morning America nor CBS This Morning mentioned San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's Democratic affiliation, as they reported on the new sexual harassment lawsuit against the ...
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George Stephanopoulos: 'Passionate,' 'Tenacious' Helen Thomas Got a 'Bit' 'Biased'

According to George Stephanopoulos, the late Helen Thomas, who passed away on Saturday, was a "passionate," "tenacious" journalist who only got a "bit" "biased" at the end of her career. The ...
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