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On Eve of Papal Election, NBC Hypes 'Bad Time' for Church 'Out of Step' With Liberal Catholics

On Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, on the eve of the Wednesday election of Pope Francis, anchor Brian Williams proclaimed to viewers: "...this is a decidedly bad time for the Catholic Church. There ...
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NBC: Despite Overturned NYC Soda Ban, Bloomberg's 'Fight to Make New Yorkers Healthier Will Continue'

Introducing a report on Monday's NBC Nightly News about a New York City ban on large sugary drinks being overturned by a New York State Supreme Court judge, anchor Brian Williams touted how Mayor ...
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Fuelish: NBC Devotes 3 Times As Much Airtime to Gas Prices in 2008, as 2013

Comparison shows NBC News far less willing to report soaring gas prices under Obama.
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NBC Proclaims: 'A Moment of Crisis for the Catholic Church Hit By A Wave of Scandals'

At the top of Monday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams made this hyperbolic declaration: "A moment of crisis for the Catholic Church hit by a wave of scandals, just as the leaders must ...
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NBC Joins White House 'PR Offensive' to Scare People About Sequester Cuts

Acting like an extension of the White House press office on Monday's NBC Today, correspondent Peter Alexander promoted Obama administration talking points on the upcoming budget sequester: "This ...
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Networks Finally Find a Biden Gaffe to Knock: Promoting Shotguns for Personal Safety

What does it take for the networks to focus on a Joe Biden gaffe? Apparently, it's enough to suggest that a shotgun is ideal for home defense. On Tuesday's Nightly News and the morning shows on ...
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NBC's Williams Predicts Rubio's Water Sip 'Just Might Live On Forever'

On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams proclaimed that Florida Senator Marco Rubio taking a sip of water during his response to the State of the Union was "the televised moment ...
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NBC Bids Hillary Fawning Farewell: Secretary of State's Departure Had 'Energy of a Campaign Rally'

Marking Hillary Clinton's final day as Secretary of State on Friday's NBC Nightly News, chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell gushed: "Clinton's State Department farewell was ...
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NBC: Chicago Gun Restrictions Ineffective Because of Gun Rights Elsewhere

In a report at the top of Thursday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Kevin Tibbles fretted that "Despite bylaws that prohibit gun shops within city limits...Chicago appears to be awash in guns." A ...
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NBC's Andrea Mitchell Frets Over Climate Change to Al Gore: 'Do We Still Have Time?'

In an interview with Al Gore aired on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Andrea Mitchell treated the former Vice President like a climate change prophet: "Floods. Fires. Historic ...
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