RacetotheTop http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1738/all en Schools Not Interested in Obama Commencement, CBS Urges Them to Get Interested http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/schools-not-interested-obama-commencement-cbs-urges-them-get-interested <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tuesday's CBS Early Show featured a fawning story on P<img style="width: 240px; height: 180px; margin: 3px; float: right;" src="http://www.newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2011-03-09-CBS-TES-Hill.jpg" />resident Obama's Race to the Top Commencement Challenge that sounded like it was written by the White House communications department. <strong>What the segment f</strong><strong>a</strong><strong>iled to mention was the severe lack of high schools that had actually entered the contest to have Obama speak at their graduation ceremonies.</strong><br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/schools-not-interested-obama-commencement-cbs-urges-them-get-interested" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AylaBrown BarackObama BiasAlert cbs CBSNews.com Commencement EarlyShow EricaHill liberalmediabias RacetotheTop WhiteHouse Tue, 08 Mar 2011 21:07:00 +0000 37436 at http://www.mrc.org