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Evening Newscasts an Obama Scandal-Free Zone; ABC Touts Obama as ‘Consoler-in-Chief’

Not a syllable Friday or Saturday night on ABC, CBS or NBC about any of the several Obama scandals, but on Saturday night ABC’s World News trumpeted President Obama’s role as “consoler-in-chief.” ...
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Moving On: ABC Spends Only 16 Seconds on IRS Official's Suspension

Friday's Good Morning America spent a scant 16 seconds on the newest development in the IRS scandal, the suspension of agency official Lois Lerner who oversaw the division responsible for ...
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Only CBS Notes IRS Official’s Leave, Yet ABC and NBC Have Time to Show Obama’s Prom Photo with ‘Foxy’ Friend

Already moving on from the IRS scandal? On Thursday night, only the CBS Evening News of the broadcast network evening newscasts bothered to note how Lois Lerner, the IRS official in charge of ...
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CBS Spotlights 'Firestorm' Over 'Obama's War on Journalism'; ABC Punts

The Big Three networks' coverage so far of the Justice Department's questionable investigation of Fox News' James Rosen has followed a similar pattern to that of their coverage of the Kermit ...
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Finally: 56 Days Later, ABC Ends Blackout and Covers Gosnell 'House of Horrors'

Fifty six days after the grisly trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell began, ABC broke its self-imposed blackout, finally offering coverage. World News anchor Diane Sawyer belatedly told viewers ...
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CBS Devotes Two Straight Days of Coverage to 'Possible Cover-Up' on Benghazi; ABC, NBC Out to Lunch

CBS used its Sunday evening and Monday morning newscasts to keep the spotlight on the question of a "possible cover-up" surrounding the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Jeff ...
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CBS Highlights FBI's Latest Benghazi Development; NBC Yawns

Thursday's CBS This Morning singled out the FBI's pursuit of three persons of interest who could provide information on the September 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, ...
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NBC Airs First Report on Gosnell Murder Case; ABC, CBS Evening Newscasts Still Silent

On Wednesday, NBC Nightly News covered the Dr. Kermit Gosnell case for the very first time, a whopping 44 days after the opening of the trial, and only after the jury had finished its first full ...

Diane Sawyer Pesters George W. Bush: Ready to Flip Your Position on Gay Marriage?

World News anchor Diane Sawyer scored an exclusive interview with George W. Bush for Wednesday's program. Sawyer used the opportunity to pester the former president about gay marriage, prompting, ...
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CBS Devotes 13 Seconds to Gosnell Trial Development; ABC, NBC Punt

For the first time in over a week, CBS covered the murder trial of abortionist Dr. Kermit Gosnell on Wednesday's CBS This Morning. But instead of a full report, as on April 15, Norah O'Donnell ...
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