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NBC Nightly News: The Younger the Better for Transgender Kids

Evening news offers uncritical look at abnormal behavior.
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ABC’s World News Tonight Ignores Slim Prospects Obama’s 2016 Budget Proposal Will Pass

Following the unveiling of President Obama’s 2016 budget proposal, two of the three major broadcast networks made time to mention the story during their Monday evening newscasts, but only in the ...
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NBC Skips Obama’s George Washington Beer Gaffe; Spent Three Straight Nights on Palin’s Paul Revere Tale

During a live interview with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie on Sunday, President Obama told her how, at the White House, “[w]e make beer – the first president since George Washington to make some booze in ...
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Networks Yawn at Possible Terrorist Attack on Americans in Saudi Arabia

None of the Big Three networks' evening newscasts on Friday covered the shooting of an American citizen in eastern Saudi Arabia earlier in the day. A Friday item by Reuters reported that "a ...
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English and Spanish Networks Combine to Ignore Senate Voting to Approve Keystone Pipeline

The U.S. Senate took the step Thursday of approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline in a bipartisan fashion by a margin of 62-to-36, with nine Democrats joining 53 Republicans to pass it for the ...
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Networks Fail to Cover WH Spokesman Refusing to Call the Taliban a Terrorist Organization

During the daily White House press briefing on Wednesday, Deputy Spokesman Eric Schultz had an exchange with ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl where ...
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Media Yawn at Obama and Biden Snubbing Auschwitz Anniversary; Mocked Cheney’s Appearance in 2005

Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and, naturally, the event attracted plenty of media coverage. In addition to each of the three major networks devoting segments ...
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Networks Ignore Obama’s Decision to Back Down from Plan to Tax 529 College Savings Accounts

In a reversal of a key proposal from his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama moved on Tuesday to drop the plan to tax 529 college-savings accounts after outcry from members of both ...
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Networks Combine for Two Minutes on Fall of Yemen’s Government; Spend 11 Minutes on Deflategate

On Thursday night, the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC each covered the news that the United States-backed government in Yemen had fallen after rebels stormed the capital city of Sana’a and ...
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NBC’s Williams Frets Influx of American Money Will Damage Cuban Revolution

Talking to a Cuban woman in Havana, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams despaired over what an influx of American tourists would mean to the wonders of the communist “revolution” with its ...
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