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Networks Spend More Time on GOP Staffer Comments Than Gruber Scandal

On Sunday and Monday, the broadcast networks seized on the personal Facebook comments of mid-level congressional staffer Elizabeth Lauten criticizing the Obama daughters – devoting over 14 minutes ...
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As Millionaire Russell Brand Faces Hypocrisy Charges, CBS Cheers Comic

The hosts of CBS This Morning on Tuesday hailed liberal comedian (and multi-millionaire) Russell Brand on his crusade for "affordable housing." The British comic was protesting in London against a ...
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‘Big Three’ Networks Provide Free Publicity For Obama’s Ferguson Summit

On Monday, President Obama hosted “activists and officials including police” for a summit in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting. Following the event, all three network morning shows gave the ...
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Farrakhan Praises Ferguson Violence and ‘Law of Retaliation’; Networks Fail to Cover

During a speech in Baltimore on Saturday, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan justified the violence that took place in Ferguson, Missouri in the aftermath of the grand jury decision and called ...
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Networks Continue Hyping Resigned GOP Staffer After ‘Snarky Posting’ About First Daughters

On Monday night, the “big three” of ABC, CBS and NBC each spent portions of their evening newscasts reporting on the resignation of a House Republican staffer after she criticized Sasha and Malia ...
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CNN: 'Slow News Cycle' Led to Media Hype About 'Cyber-Bullying' GOP Staffer

On Monday's At This Hour, CNN's Brian Stelter brushed aside a regular conservative critique about the media – that the press has a double standard about covering controversial remarks from ...
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Networks Obsess Over GOP Staffer 'Cyber Bullying' Obama Daughters

Between Sunday and Monday, all three broadcast networks devoted full reports to a Republican congressional staffer criticizing the Obama daughters on her personal Facebook page. On ABC's Good ...
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NPR's Cokie Roberts Ponders How GOP Could Shut Down the Government

On December 11, the continuing resolution currently funding the federal government will expire and that seemed like the perfect opportunity for the folks at National Public Radio to speculate ...
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The Worst of Brian Williams: Marking His 10 Years as Anchor of NBC Nightly News

Brian Williams marks ten years as anchor of NBC Nightly News on December 2 and it’s been a decade full of absurdly softball interviews with Barack Obama and trashing of Republicans and Tea ...
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Yawn: ABC and NBC Ignore Latest ObamaCare Stumble

ObamaCare has yet another problem, but one wouldn't know it from the networks. ABC and NBC on Monday ignored a new Washington Post report finding that small businesses are not embracing the ...
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