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Poll Shows Public Confidence in News Media Sinking to Record Low

In its annual survey of the public's faith in 17 key institutions, TV news has fallen to a new low, with only the U.S. Congress ranking below it in terms of public esteem. Just 18 percent of ...
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Blackout: 400 Days Since ABC's 'Nightline' Covered IRS Scandal

As of June 19, 2014, it's been 400 days since Nightline, the once-serious news program, has covered the growing scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of Tea Party ...
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NBC's Guthrie Grills John Kerry: Aren't 'Chickens Coming Home to Roost' in Iraq After Obama's Inaction?

In a remarkably tough interview with Secretary of State John Kerry aired on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie interrogated the nation's top diplomat on the Obama administration's ...
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NBC/WSJ Poll: 54 Percent Say Obama 'Can't Lead, Get the Job Done'; Nightly News Skips Damning Stat

Fifty-four percent of respondents in a brand new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll believe that President Obama "can't lead, get the job done," contrasted with 42 percent who say he can. What's ...
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Sensitive MSNBC Host Warns Viewers About Someone Using the 'Racial Slur' 'Redskins'

MSNBC is the network where ex-host Martin Bashir suggested that someone defecate and urinate on Sarah Palin. Yet, the suddenly sensitive Joy Reid on Wednesday warned viewers that she was about to ...
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Fox News Asked Hillary Clinton Three Important Questions the Liberal Media Haven't

It took six television interviews but Hillary Clinton was finally asked questions that have remained absent during her book tour to promote Hard Choices. On Tuesday, Clinton sat down with Fox News ...
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Networks Offer Scant Coverage of Dick Cheney 'Blasting' Obama on Iraq

Former Vice President Dick Cheney co-authored a blistering op-ed, deriding Barack Obama's handling of Iraq. But you wouldn't know it from the network coverage. ABC's Good Morning America ...
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Networks Ignore Report Claiming Clintons Trying to Avoid Paying Estate Tax They Support

On Wednesday, June 17 Bloomberg reported that Bill and Hillary Clinton are taking advantage of financial planning strategies to avoid paying a hefty estate tax, even though the Clintons are ...
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Chuck Todd: In New Poll, Public Is Telling Obama 'Your Presidency Is Over'

Appearing on Wednesday's NBC Today, chief White House correspondent and political director Chuck Todd reported on the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll showing President Obama's poll ...
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CNN’s Amanpour Asks Hillary Clinton If ‘Latent Racism’ Exists Towards President Obama

Hillary Clinton sat down with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour for a Town Hall interview on Tuesday to promote her new book “Hard Choices” and was greeted to questions that tilted five to one in favor of ...
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