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NBC’s Williams Praises Global Warming Marchers Despite ‘Mountains of Trash Left Behind’

During the Monday night newscasts, CBS and NBC provided coverage of the far-left global warming marchers in New York City. Leading the way in promoting them was NBC Nightly News anchor Brian ...
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Oops: NY Times Corrects Its False Claim About Bush's Iraq Coalition

The New York Times fessed up in its Tuesday edition about an erroneous claim it made nearly two weeks earlier. Mark Landler, in his reporting on President Obama's September 10, 2014 prime time ...
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Ed Schultz's Ratings Plummet as He Obsesses Over Climate Change

Ed Schultz's ratings continued to plummet last week, falling to just 41,000 in a key demographic. So, how did the MSNBC host respond to the bad news? He opened his show on Monday by demanding that ...
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Bill Clinton Praises Charlie Rose: 'You Interview Everybody the Same'

Sitting down with CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose at Monday's Clinton Global Initiative conference, former President Bill Clinton fawned over the longtime PBS interviewer: "The reason I like ...
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Networks Refuse to Cover DOJ Baring Media from Ferguson Town Halls

Starting on Monday night, a series of town hall meetings in Ferguson, Missouri began taking place in light of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in conjunction with the Department of Justice ...
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NBC Nightly News Spins ‘Thought-Provoking’ Piece on Teachers With Guns Story As Big Risk

On Monday night’s NBC Nightly News, the program took a look at how Utah is now allowing teachers to obtain concealed carry permits to have firearms in their schools after training and continually ...
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CNN's Brian Stelter Hints Liberal Anthony Weiner is Non-Partisan

On Sunday's Reliable Sources, CNN's Brian Stelter touted a disgraced former representative as a non-partisan pundit and as an expert on media bias: "Now, I could bring in two partisan commentators ...
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Ken Burns Excuses Media Covering Up 'Distracting' 'Gotcha Things' for JFK and FDR

In an interview with Ken Burns on Sunday's web-based Meet the Press feature Press Pass, moderator Chuck Todd asked the historian and film-maker about his PBS documentary on the Roosevelts: "It's ...
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ABC and NBC Ignore Leon Panetta’s Criticism of Obama’s ISIS Strategy

Beginning Friday night, CBS began previewing an exclusive 60 Minutes interview with Leon Panetta, which aired Sunday night, where the former Secretary of Defense said he had advised President ...
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NBC Hosts Gush: Dem Senator Helping With Keg Stand 'Wins Her Votes'

The hosts on NBC's Today spent over a minute of air time on Monday applauding Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu for helping a fan tailgating at an LSU football game do a keg stand. ...
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