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NBC Poll Finds Half of Americans Disapprove of Obama; Chuck Todd Sees ‘Improvement’

The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found that President Obama’s approval was up slightly from his all-time low of 41 percent in March and NBC did its best to spin the 44 percent ...
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Hours Before John Paul II's Canonization, Networks Hype Priest Sex Abuse Scandal

ABC, CBS, and NBC spotlighted the issue of child sex abuse by priests on their Saturday morning and evening newscasts – twenty-four hours or less before the Catholic Church canonized Popes John ...
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Giddy Over Prospect of "Royal" Clinton "Dynasty," and Three Cheers for the IRS

ABC's so-called "news" division is thrilled by news that Chelsea Clinton is pregnant, with their on-air journalists fantasizing about a "royal" Clinton "dynasty" and debating whether Hillary ...
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Just Before Canonization, NBC Hypes John Paul II Critic Saying Many Felt 'Stomped On' During His Papacy

The Friday before the Catholic church would celebrate the canonization of two popes, NBC's Today hyped the "controversy" of the jubilant fans of Blessed John Paul II "drowning out dissent" ...
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NBC: Pretty Tough for ‘Conservative’ Jeb Bush to Be ‘Joyful’ in Today’s GOP

NBC’s Today devoted a full story Thursday morning to speculation that former Florida Governor Jeb Bush might run for President in 2016. Correspondent Andrea Mitchell vouched for Bush’s ...
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CBS, NBC Evening Newscasts Omit IRS Tax Cheats Getting Bonuses; Mark 1964 World's Fair

Tuesday's World News on ABC stood out as the only Big Three network evening newscast to cover a new "watchdog report" that found that the IRS "handed out more than $1 million in bonuses to ...
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NBC's Today: Caroline Kennedy 'More Dignitary Than Diplomat'

President Obama began a week-long trip of Asia on Wednesday with a stop in Japan, and NBC's Today dutifully heaped praise on the trip and the American Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy. On ...
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NBC Hosts Excited 'Very, Very Impressive' Chelsea Clinton Might Run for Office

At the top of the 9 a.m. ET hour on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Natalie Morales seized on Chelsea Clinton answering a question she "gets asked all the time, just about every other day": "In ...
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NBC Thrilled Bloomberg Using Fortune for Anti-Gun Push...After Fretting Over Too Much Money in Politics

In a glowing interview with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie touted the anti-gun activist's latest crusade: "You're putting $50 ...
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Big Three Ignore Case of Utah Mother Accused of Killing Seven Babies; Cover Bear Mauling

ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning newscasts on Monday all omitted the arrest of a Utah woman, after the bodies of seven newborn babies were discovered in her house on Saturday. The Big Three morning ...
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